More often than not, the primary root cause of two people finding themselves at odds can be attributed to poor expectation setting, says Sarah Richardson, who offers advice on how to alleviate – or even prevent – such situations.
When it comes to building a successful IT team, engagement and satisfaction aren’t the same thing, says CIO Tom Kurtz. Engagement means “making sure everyone is rowing in the same direction.”
For a number of healthcare IT leaders, serving in the Armed Forces instilled core values such as loyalty discipline, and a solid work ethic that have benefited them immensely in their current roles.
Effective leadership isn’t about knowing all the bits and bytes; it’s knowing how the whole system works together, said CIO Sheree Mcfarland. “That’s what you offer the business. You’re a business executive first, and a technologist second.”
Enlisting a career coach can be extremely beneficial, as long as participants are willing to learn, and coaches are equipped to ask guiding questions, listen, and build a connection, according to Sarah Richardson.