Although Jackie Robinson courageously broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947, the fight for equality was just beginning for the civil rights advocate – and continues to impact leaders today.
For many CIOs and other leaders, the traits that have led to their success – including loyalty, integrity and a desire to serve others – were developed during their time in the military, says Kate Pierce, who speaks from experience.
As nurses face an unfamiliar – and extremely powerful – enemy, they’ve shown, once again, just how valuable they are by rising to the challenge, says CNO Brian Weirich, who pays tribute to these heroes during Nursing Week.
Being part of a community where people rely on each other means showing up for others, even if it’s not always comfortable or convenient, says Kate Gamble.
Having the loudest voice in the room doesn’t necessarily make someone a great leader; in fact, sometimes more is less, says Kate Gamble, who shows her appreciation for one of the greats.