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Decoding Aligned Leadership Decision-Making

Leadership teams are the people who make ultimate decisions within an organization. They are the ones who choose goals, determine the initial courses of action, set expectations, provide insight and direction, and determine what support and resources will be available to their employees (or not) in order to be successful. (pssst…this is why I advocate […]

Leadership Alignment as your Catalyst for Success in 2024

Well, Happy New Year! I am very excited to get started with 2024, and I hope to be an integral part of your Leadership Team’s development this year. Let’s get started – Read on! The start of a new year can feel energizing and promising. And depending on what you read, there will be pros […]

How Dancing and Leadership are Interrelated… Kinda

Mmmkay, ya’ll. Here goes. In all honesty this newsletter was a hard one to write. I just didn’t have words that I felt inspired to share. I just didn’t have a passionate surge of wisdom to impart. And that is always my intention here, to provide something insightful and valuable. I’m not here to waste […]

The Leadership First Approach™ to Employee Retention in Healthcare Settings

Employee retention in healthcare is a critical aspect often overshadowed by the prevalent discourse around burnout. While burnout is undeniably a significant factor contributing to the departure of valuable healthcare professionals, I advocate for a deeper examination of its roots. In many instances, the source of burnout can be traced back to leadership decisions, or […]

Where to Begin Making Change Easier for Your Organization

One of the primary obstacles to embracing change lies in the focused effort needed to adopt fresh behaviors and habits. Human beings typically gravitate toward what is familiar, comfortable, and convenient, even if it does not align with their ultimate objectives. Imagine someone who’s trying to eat healthier and lose weight. They know that fresh fruits and […]

From Day One: The Game-Changing Impact of Proactive Integration in M&A

Change can come in many forms for an organization. A few examples include: Leadership transitions Growth in client demand or physical space Technology integration or Process updates Client experience initiatives Workforce changes and Cultural shifts; etc. And some of the greatest changes in an organization occur during a Merger or Acquisition (great meaning big transitions, as well as […]

Why Sustainable Change is the Solution to your Antacid Dilemma

It’s hard getting to this point in the year and realizing that if you don’t take action now, you’re going to spend all next year fixing the sh*t that’s left over. As we hurtle towards the end of the year, it’s that familiar time when we reflect on our past achievements and plan our next […]

Using the Leadership First Approach™ to Navigate Change Effectively

The greatest challenge of navigating major change in an organization is, the fear of it. When we react or make decisions from a place of fear, we inevitably generate the outcomes we expected. And then we see our fears as justified. And then as we further ground in fear, we perpetuate the challenging outcomes. “See! I told you […]

Navigating a Leadership Reality: Adapting your Attributes

Leadership attributes, skills, characteristics… call it what you’d like. It can feel like a really tall order to be a leader if you’ve been told that a good leader is: Self-aware Strategic Creative Decisive Results-oriented Communicative Transparent Inclusive Innovative Curious Accountable Flexible Adaptable Resilient Inspiring Collaborative Empowering Visionary Trustworthy Passionate Authentic Respectful Compassionate Empathetic …Holy […]

Driving Inspiration in your Everyday Leadership

In my previous career, I used to be an Occupational Therapist (OT). In the work I do now, I am able to use my education and the skills I learned from 10+ years in the healthcare system, in so many ways. But more to come on that another time. I bring this up today to give […]