Four Cornerstones Of A Strong Culture

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

There are two questions that can gauge the impact you have as a leader. Two questions that you should listen for as warning signs that the culture in your workplace is not effective. What would he/she do? This question implies that they are thinking about how you would like things done. It indicates that your […]

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Understanding Drains And Fills

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

There is a difference between going home from work dog-tired after leaving it all on the table, and going home from work dog-tired because you are drained. Similarly, there is a difference between being elated because of a specific circumstance and feeling so good just because you have a full life. Drains and fills compete […]

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Creating A Culture That Finishes Strong

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

Look around you right now, wherever you are reading this. Look around you and see how many things are unfinished. If you are in your office, are there reports or dashboards that represent lists of projects or initiatives that remain undone? If you are at home, do you see things around the house that have […]

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Gasoline And Water

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

When I was around 12 years old, I found out how powerful gasoline is. The smell is unmistakable. If you have ever pumped gas, spilled a little on your hand and went into your car, you know what I’m talking about. At 12 years old, I was intrigued by the smell of gasoline and wondered […]

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Emotional Correctness

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

I did not argue a lot with my parents when I was a teenager. I really just wanted them out of my way so I could do whatever it was I wanted to do. In order for that to happen, I had to cooperate with them at some level. Cleaning my room, getting decent grades, […]

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