The first and most valuable lesson in parenting? Things aren’t going to go as planned. The only option is to pivot and move forward, according to Kate Gamble, who reflects on 10 years of motherhood.
One of the keys to turning around a failing project? Stop playing not to lose, said our panelists, who shared how Franciscan Health and CBTS went from being toe-to-toe to arm-in-arm, and saved a major initiative.
It’s difficult to make an informed decision when not only are you dealing with unknowns, but there’s conflicting information about how to best proceed, says Anthony Guerra, who shares his thoughts on the upcoming HIMSS conference.
For many successful individuals, it came down to a single decision on how to handle a great opportunity, says Anthony Guerra, who talks about life lessons he has gleaned from reading autobiographies.
If managers fail to see the potential of an employee, and instead try to mold them to fit their own ideals, they’re going to end up disappointed, says Anthony Guerra, who draws parallels between leadership and parenting.
The key isn’t to suffer through the difficult, dreaded tasks we all face – or to ignore them. Rather, we need to find a way to make them manageable by making allies, says Anthony Guerra.
Of all the qualities required of a great leader, perhaps the most important is the willingness to persevere through the most difficult circumstances, says Anthony Guerra, who shares some history lessons.
There’s nothing wrong with having a Type A, “go-getter” personality – in fact, it can be quite beneficial. The problem is when we undervalue those with a more laid-back view, says Kate Gamble.
Whether you’re in the business of providing care or serving meals, there’s no rule against branching out from your area of specialty – as long as it’s done slowly, thoughtfully and deliberately, says Anthony Guerra.
No one likes being ‘had,’ whether it’s an unpaid debt or services not provided, but sometimes the wiser move is to swallow your pride and walk away, says Anthony Guerra.