Tag: Effective Leadership


Leaders: Connect with Your Employees (without Oversharing)

According to research, our brains respond positively to those we feel a personal connection with, causing us to try harder, perform better, and act kinder toward colleagues and leaders with whom we connect. Though leaders should connect with their employees and convey emotion and vulnerability to increase positive employee responses and build trust, they must […]


Nurturing the Missing Leadership Skills of Doctors

Some experts argue that physicians generally lack the kinds of leadership skills that are essential for their success in complex healthcare organizations in which they, by virtue of their seniority, prestige, and expertise, are naturally looked to for leadership.


What Leadership Skills are Doctors Lacking?

Some experts argue that physicians are, in the aggregate, sorely lacking in leadership abilities. In a previous post, we reviewed why some experts feel this way, from the perspective of why physicians need to have solid leadership skills in the first place. In this post, we’ll look at what the key skills physicians need to be […]


The Lack of Leadership Training Among Physicians

While some people are often seen as “born leaders,” anyone can benefit from leadership training. Often the born leaders identified by others may be charismatic but may still lack some of the basic leadership traits needed to effectively lead and develop others in complex environments and over the long term. Leadership training is a basic part […]