Although it’s important that a leader knows, lives, and breathes the organization’s mission, what’s just as critical is making sure that mindset permeates throughout the staff, says Brian Thomas.
Sometimes it’s the solutions that would have otherwise been rejected right off the bat that can make the biggest impact, says CIO Darren Dworkin, who talks about how Cedars-Sinai’s Accelerator Program is driving innovation.
The best way to reward employees who have built up equity is by letting them cash in when they need it most, says Kate Gamble, who discusses what some leaders are doing to create a ‘safe environment.’
What started as an informal get-together has evolved into year-round community that aims to empower and advance women in health IT. And it starts by making sure women understand their worth, says HIMSS EVP Carla Smith.
The most productive environment is one in which team members are able to voice opinions freely, and leaders are willing to listen, ponder them, and execute, says Anthony Guerra, who takes inspiration from one of the greats.