When the pressure's on we all need to find a way to cope. If you find the general's advice too extreme – here are 10 more strategies to help you cope when the pressure's on.
I came this White Paper recently. I would urge you to print it and talk to your family about it. It’s entitled "Understanding the distracted brain "WHY DRIVING WHILE USING HANDS-FREE CELL PHONES IS RISKY BEHAVIOR" and was published in 2012 by the National Safety Council in the U.S.You can read the paper here and among the many statistics it reports here are some of the most impressive.
Sometimes it can be hard to be a leader. There can be days when things don't turn out the way you'd hoped. Maybe you're facing a real crisis. Leadership is forged in these moments more than any other. But you've got to keep going to benefit. What do great leaders do when they face their biggest challenges?
Any health care CEO will tell you that sooner or later something is likely to go badly wrong. Our organisations conduct high-risk activities every day and our clinical teams perform to the highest standards. The fact remains however that according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine medical error should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States.
We all want to believe that we are a better boss than average. You know, the kind that inspires the affection, commitment and respect of the people they lead. Trouble is, on a normal distribution of the good and not so good bosses, half of us will be below average.
How sure are you that those small adjustments you've been making aren't leading you away from the person you once hoped to be. Here are five questions to ask yourself.
We all get affected by setbacks. The key is to find ways of making them less of a problem. Here are 10 mental tricks you can use to build your resilience and enable yourself to get back on track more quickly.
In many organisations I’ve worked in, the language of service improvement has become messy. Very similar or identical activities are badged differently. For example: PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) and Improvement Cycle are really the same thing. All this kind of thing does is sow confusion and mistrust.
I don’t know the name of the nurse who looked after dad that last night. Somehow in the anxiety and sadness I never learnt her name. No matter – she supported my mother and the rest of us. Her calmness and empathy eased our distress. Her overt competence provided a reassurance that all the right things were being done.
What makes one vision endure through such changes while others fade or lose their relevance? Here are 5 factors which might indicate that your vision's built to last.