If an organization’s greatest asset is its people, then a leader’s core responsibility is to provide the support and guidance needed to help nurture that talent and prepare for the future, says Sue Schade.
A differentiator between good and great leaders is the ability to simplify the complex, says CIO Ed Marx, who talks about how he works to achieve clarity, both in his personal and professional life.
It’s not just IT leaders who have to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, but clinical and business leaders as well, says CIO Heather Nelson. “They need to be part of the discussion.”
As a leader, it’s important to keep your composure. But it’s even more critical to recognize when you’re losing it, and reach out to your team for help, says Anthony Guerra.
A number of topics seemed to bubble up to the surface during our most popular interviews from the past year, but perhaps none were as prominent as digital health, the advancement of women in IT leadership roles, and addressing opioid abuse.