Be Original

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

You are not original! In spite of the title of this blog post, you are not original, nor would I encourage you to try and be original. There is nothing new under the sun — you have probably heard that before. In the natural world, that is true. Scientists may not have discovered every species […]

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Wrestling With The Notion Of Retirement

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

In the beginning, whatever you believe the beginning was, there was no retirement. Whether we are talking about cavemen, who scientists say only lived for an average of 20 years, or biblical men and women, who worked and served in their community until they died. In 1883, a German Chancellor named Otto Von Bismark essentially […]

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When It’s Okay To Fake It

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

Ever hear of a high school student that was a raging success story? Someone who was a national merit scholarship award winner or someone who had multiple college athletic scholarship offers? This may be describing some of you, but it does not, however, describe my personal experience. High School was very difficult for me. There […]

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Marking More Than Just Time

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

For some, especially children, birthdays represent fun and attention. Later on, they represent a coming of age (i.e., 18, or 21), but eventually, they get you thinking about how fast life is going by. This same phenomenon can happen with money. For whatever reason you find yourself with a few extra bucks, and the next […]

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A Blueprint For Growing Leaders

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

One of the greatest responsibilities you have as a leader is to define who you are as a person: what characteristics of past leaders do you want to adopt, and more importantly, what characteristics do want to avoid? Once you have established who you are as a leader, you can begin to mentor the next […]

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