The timing is never going to be perfect, and it takes a lot of work to make it happen, but every leader needs to take a vacation every now and then, says Sue Schade. A real one.
Every organization goes through peaks and valleys. It’s a CIO’s job to set the pace and make sure the staff know when to hit accelerate and when to conserve energy, says Joey Sudomir.
It isn’t always going to be pretty – and in fact, sometimes it may be a complete disaster, but every once in a while, we’ve got to force ourselves out of the comfort zone, writes Kate Huvane Gamble.
In our determination to fulfill our many commitments, we can’t lose sight of the most important one of all: spending quality time with loved ones, says Anthony Guerra.
Having a solid understanding of hospital operations can help CIOs “understand what you’re constituents are trying to do” and help guide them in the right direction, says Jamie Nelson.