Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes

For many, the path to leadership……indispensability……success….seems littered with obstacles and delays. You yearn to run, but you feel fenced in. You’re revving your engine, but the light hasn’t turned green. If you’re looking for your chance, a surefire way to...
How to Get Ahead: Ask for More….WORK

How to Get Ahead: Ask for More….WORK

You read that right. So many times we focus on simplifying tasks or delegating responsibilities. By doing so, we “get to” do less. But the leader I heard last week at the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual congress suggested that to get noticed, get...
Don’t be afraid of rigor. Seek it out.

Don’t be afraid of rigor. Seek it out.

How do you get lean? How do you build muscle? You push your body. You do resistance training. You don’t get fit without a little sweat, a little discomfort. There is no easy route to getting ripped, finishing races, or winning games. You’re not going to get there by...

It’s Not What You Know, But Who You Know…..But You Can’t Coast

It’s true that your contacts can open doors that you and your knowledge on an island cannot, but ultimately others can only get you so far. I was reminded of this when I caught wind that a protégé expected me to take her to the next level. That would be fine, except I...