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.”
One of the many benefits of doing volunteer work? Getting exposed to people – and experiences – outside of your realm, says Sue Schade, who talks about the benefits of giving back.
Individual accolades are nice to have, but for leaders, the true reward comes when the entire organization is recognized for demonstrating the positive impact of IT and clinical care efforts, says Ed Marx.
Although most of us try to avoid hunger, Bill Rieger believes it can be leveraged to bring out what’s important. In this piece, he talks about how hunger makes us more resourceful, and issues an interesting challenge.
It’s easy to talk to good workers. What separates good from great leaders is a willingness to seize the opportunity to talk to a troubled employee and provide compassion, says CIO Bill Rieger.