Why do first impressions matter?

I once watched the video of an applicant I was screening to interview to join the faculty of a college where I served as provost. A video showing the applicant for the position of professor at the college teaching on any topic of their choice was one of many necessary...

Six keys to effective communication

“Developing excellent communication skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can’t get a message across clearly and...

Be Unique: You are wonderfully made

“Follow not in the footsteps of the masters, but rather seek what they sought.” Unknown Share the vision and passion of those that have inspired you. However don’t try to copy their style and do things exactly the way they did them. Allow your own personality,...

What is Health? The Four Dimensions of Health

To succeed at anything, we need to have a clear definition of success. To arrive at a destination called health, we must have a very clear and specific answer to the question: What is health?   My experience is that when we talk about taking care of our health, we...

What a good leader does

  A good leader must do the following things to help people reach their full potential. Recruit the right people Match the right people with the right jobs Set clear expectations for the people Train and test the people for competence Motivate and encourage the...

Two things to Remember When Hiring

1. Take a good history In healthcare delivery, history-taking is the most important part of making an accurate diagnosis. With history alone, you can make an accurate diagnosis in over 80% of cases. The same is true of interviewing. People don’t change very much over...

Red Flags For Hiring

Learning how to hire the right candidates is a great skill to have even if one is not an HR director or entrepreneur who needs new team members. To select good friends, you use the same exact principles that you use to recruit new employees, with only small...
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