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DiSC or LBAII? How about neither?

April 30, 2013

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Over the years I wish I had saved all the binders from all the leadership tests and workshops I have taken, none of which by the way are still in favor. When I took a course called “tests and measurements” for my Masters program in Industrial Organizational Psychology, I learned about a database called the […]

Some ideas on the future of healthcare

April 28, 2013

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Thinking about how nursing leadership fits in… sometimes you dont improve something you totally rebuild it forbes: big-brains-are-working-on-small-things

Evidence: women are absent

April 25, 2013

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Women comprise only 4% of heathcare company CEOs but hold 73% of manager positions. Overall in business, women comprise 15-16% of top jobs.  In hospitals, women hold 18% of CEO positions (http://xxinhealth.org/reports) TED talk from Sheryl Sandberg (COO facebook) shares thoughts on why women aren’t sitting at the table. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/13/sheryl-sandberg-ted-talk_n_1145415.html?1323791868 (by the way, women give only 19% of the TED […]

Listen to female leaders…

April 24, 2013

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http://www.slideshare.net/XXinHealth/pro-tips tips from female leaders in healthcare  

What is the driver of healthcare costs?

April 12, 2013

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Jeffrey Pfeiffer on healthcare costs: “But the thing that few people talk about, and that no serious policy proposal attempts to fix—the arrangement that accounts for much of the difference between health spending in the U.S. and other places—is the enormous administrative overhead costs that come from lodging health-care reimbursement in the hands of insurance […]

Re-posted from Safety Dog Blog

April 12, 2013

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I do not post duplicate posts on my blogs but i felt this one was a true crossover and would have value from being posted there and here. I am currently taking a course called “Mind Brain Health and Education” offered at the Harvard University Extention School (great courses if you are interested in learning […]

Calling Nursing Leaders!

April 11, 2013

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If you can only read one article this year I suggest it be this one: http://www.nurseleader.com/article/S1541-4612(12)00305-9/abstract Work-Arounds: A Matter of Perception. Cathy Lalley, MHI, RN It will be the best $14 you spend for the future of nursing!