Lead with Your Heart

Author: Farzanna Haffizulla
Publisher:
ISBN: 099109154X
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

Lead with Your Heart is American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) President Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla's prescription for achieving success in every area of your life. Whether taking a patient's medical history, making one of her numerous TV appearances, attending one of her four children's school events, or helping her physician husband tend their backyard vegetable garden, "lead with your heart" is the doctor's MO. Dr. Haffizulla also attributes much of her success to the power of intuition. She is quick to add, however, that "your life purpose may appear in your visions or dreams, but in order to make it all happen, you will need to establish a solid foundation that includes a good education, advanced training, and utilization of a significant number of 'grounding tools' that will support those goals and make them become a reality." Predictably, for this highly accomplished woman who is already one of the country's leading young professionals, flashy new cars, multi-million dollar homes, yachts and other expensive toys are not the visuals that represent success. Rather, they are hugs of genuine gratitude from her four children, a home-cooked meal that includes fresh vegetables from her physician husband's lovingly tended garden, and a chance for the family to play board games that are both fun and educational. In addition to her long list of accomplishments, Farzanna's energy, drive, intelligence, intuition, common sense, enthusiasm, and magical way of approaching life as an adventure are a living testament to her formula for success.

Growing Physician Leaders

Author: Mark Hertling
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 9780795348099
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Medical

Can a general teach America’s doctors to be better leaders? Hospitals, clinics, and healthcare organizations across the nation are wondering, “Can we transform healthcare by improving physician leadership? And if so, how?” Healthcare today faces both daunting challenges and exciting new possibilities. Physicians hold the key to improving healthcare, but while they enjoy exceptional training in the science of medicine, the vast majority of doctors have received little training in even the basics of leadership. In Growing Physician Leaders, retired Army Lieutenant General Mark Hertling applies his four decades of military leadership to the world of healthcare, resulting in a profoundly constructive and practical book with the power to reshape and reenergize any healthcare organization in America today. Designed to help physicians master the art of leading people, it takes them, step-by-step, through a proven process that can help anyone become a more effective leader. Growing Physician Leaders gives doctors a potent tool to improve their personal health, their professional health, their organizational health, and ultimately, our nation’s health.

Improving Your Happiness and Success

Author: Hovey M. Tyndall
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781984542427
Release Date: 2018-07-31
Genre: Self-Help

While it is probably likely there is no statistical basis of support for this, I suspect that some 95 percent of the population of the developed world either does not like mathematics or does not understand mathematics. At least that is my experience. The main purpose of this book is to demonstrate to those 95 percent that, despite what they think, some very simple approaches utilizing numbers and simple mathematics can significantly improve ones life at home and at work and who is politically elected, in terms of both happiness and success. And happiness and success can be very different. In addition, if you are in business or if you work in a business environment, what you will learn in this book can be extremely helpful to you and your organization in making critical business decisions.

The Best Medicine

Author: Bruce L. Gewertz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493922208
Release Date: 2014-12-10
Genre: Medical

This volume provides a theoretical framework for visionary leadership as well as specific management techniques to achieve success. The authors focus on maintaining a consistent set of behavioral characteristics for both the leader and the organization as a whole. The text is written in a conversational style using the authors' personal experiences and case studies to illustrate the principles and practices of successful leaders. When helpful, the large body of observational work on professional group dynamics is referenced. The text also provides ideal supplemental material for the many leadership programs offered by physician organizations and health care systems Developed by an accomplished physician leader from one of the nation's finest hospital systems and an experienced professor of business, The Best Medicine: A Physician’s Guide to Effective Leadership is of great value to physicians of all levels who are interested in improving their understanding of leadership styles and tactics.

The Art of Medical Leadership

Author: Suzan Oran
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 9781627871778
Release Date: 2014-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Having your medical practice at peak performance occurs when you draw out leadership from each person on the team. No matter where a person is on the organizational chart, they can provide leadership to make the biggest difference for your patients. Expand your ability to lead your staff in being an inspired and fully engaged team.Interact with your staff in a way that encourages unpredictable ideas and solutions to take your practice to higher levels of excellence.Learn how to incorporate a method to track projects and actions so that they fit into the busy schedule of your practice.Increase your patient satisfaction scores as you and your staff incorporate these distinctions and rise to a new level of customer service.Experience an integrated, cohesive team within your practice, aligned to achieve consistent, outstanding medical outcomes for your patients.

Prescription for Excellence Leadership Lessons for Creating a World Class Customer Experience from UCLA Health System EBOOK

Author: Joseph Michelli
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071773904
Release Date: 2011-05-20
Genre: Business & Economics

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER! “Like any business, a hospital must be true to its core values in order to succeed. ‘Trickle-down values’ start at the top with the best leadership, so that all the stakeholders understand and carry out the institution’s mission. That is the gift that David F einberg has brought to U CLA. I am in awe of his management skills.” —Lynda Resnick, owner of Pom Wonderful, Fiji Water, Teleflora, and Wonderful Pistachios “With clear purpose, unwavering principles, and steadfast leadership, the people at UCLA have established a new bar, a compelling promise, for what healthcare can and should be.” —David M. Lawrence, M.D., former CEO, Kaiser Permanente “An absorbing and educational account of a large institution’s astonishing transformation. The strong, courageous, and focused leadership of David Feinberg and his outstanding team is evident on every page. A tremendous lesson for all large enterprises.” —William E. Simon, Jr., cochairman, William E. Simon & Sons “Most leadership authors describe how to apply common-sense principles. Michelli is a notable exception. He artfully describes the compelling, uncommon leadership practices that transformed UCLA Health System. The resulting lessons are plentiful and powerful for today’s business leader.” —Lee J. Colan, Ph.D., author of Sticking to It: The Art of Adherence About the Book: Joseph Michelli, author of The Starbucks Experience and The New Gold Standard, is among the world’s top authorities on the principles of creating an organizational culture dedicated to service excellence. In these bestselling books, he examines how leading service companies dominate their respective industries with innovative customerexperience strategies. Now, Michelli turns his attention to one of the most complex, controversial, and critical industries—healthcare. In Prescription for Excellence, Michelli provides an inside look at an organization that has become the envy of its industry—and explains how you can dominate your own industry by using the same approach. UCLA Health System is revered worldwide for its top-tier patient/customer care. Great physicians, nurses, researchers, and staff are only part of the equation; UCLA’s overall success is a result of organization-wide collaboration that is driven by leaders with a shared vision of unyielding excellence. Michelli breaks down UCLA’s approach into five simple principles: Commit to Care Leave No Room for Error Make the Best Better Create the Future Service Serves Us From administrative offices to operating rooms to research centers, continued adherence to these five principles has guided UCLA to financial strength, social significance, and sustainability. The best part is that these principles translate to any industry, so you, too, can achieve similar goals. Michelli gives you the tools to adapt UCLA’s ideas, systems, and leadership principles into your own best practices. Whether it is a healthcare organization, a financial institution, or a neighborhood hair salon, good business begins and ends with customer connection. When all workers in an organization focus on providing quality care for those they serve, success inevitably follows. Business is always personal; UCLA’s leadership ensures that this simple truth drives every UCLA employee, every day. Apply the lessons Michelli spells out in Prescription for Excellence to create a system that ensures that your people take business personally, day in and day out.

Talk Rx

Author: Neha Sangwan, M.D.
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401947743
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Self-Help

Do you say yes when you really mean no? Do you avoid conflict at all costs? Are you waiting for someone in your life to change in order to get what you want? If so, you’re not alone. Most people will do anything to avoid the unpleasant sensations that accompany having an honest exchange – even if it’s as simple as declining an invitation. But not speaking directly in the short term results in a much bigger problem long-term: hurt feelings and passive-aggressive patterns that stress us out, keep us up at night, and literally make us sick. You might be thinking, Communication? I know how to communicate. Don’t be fooled. Communication is simple, but it’s not always easy. Many of us learn from an early age to be guarded about what and how we share with others. Few of us know how to pay attention to our body, thoughts, emotions, and values in order to speak from the heart. In this book, Neha Sangwan, M.D., reveals practical yet profound communication tools that will strengthen your relationships, reduce your stress, improve your health, and even save you time. Having treated thousands of patients in one of the nation’s largest hospital systems, Doctor Neha discovered a theme: her patients’ inability to communicate often played an underlying role in their illness and how well they were able to recover. Once she understood this correlation, she was inspired to create the simple five-step process you’ll learn in this book. Talk Rx will lead you step by step to: • Listen to your body’s signals to better manage stress • Create new outcomes with even the most challenging personalities in your life • Articulate your frustration and disappointment effectively • Talk to people instead of about them • Make agreements that stick "If you’re thinking of someone else in your life who could really use a book on communication," says Doctor Neha, "let me remind you – it only takes one person to change the outcome of a conversation. And that person is YOU."

Everything Connects How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity Innovation and Sustainability

Author: Faisal Hoque
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071831369
Release Date: 2014-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Leadership. Creativity. Innovation. When you put it all together, EVERYTHING CONNECTS. The constant cascade of new technologies and social changes is creating a more empowered population. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, demanding of self-expression, and quite possibly disengaged. Within this topsy-turvy context, leaders must spark creativity, drive innovation, and ensure sustainability. What are the remedies? The newest problems of the world find solutions in the oldest and time-less practices such as mindfulness, authenticity, and perseverance—because Everything Connects. Everything Connects is a kaleidoscopic view of the way humans—by being able to think out of the box—have been able to achieve greatness for themselves, their organizations, and the world at large. It is your step-by-step guide for working with yourself and others—for meaningful success. Using real-life practical experiences, serial entrepreneur and thought leader Faisal Hoque teams up with journalist Drake Baer to provide a personal and professional playbook that shows how to: Holistically connect the “when” and “what” with who you are Inspire and lead inside and outside of your organization Generate ideas, grounded decisions, and long-term value Part philosophy, part business, and part history, Everything Connects offers the wisdom of 2,500-year-old Eastern philosophies and the interconnected insights of Leonardo da Vinci. Couple that with Fortune 100 corporate cross pollination for creativity and startup thinking for how to adapt with ease, and you’ll quickly discover that Everything Connects. This isn’t just a quick fix for your next financial quarter; this is how you succeed in the long run. It is a systemization of the best practices of spirituality and entrepreneurship—loaded with knowledge, humor, and humanity.

New York Magazine

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Release Date: 1996-12-16
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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

New York Magazine

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Release Date: 1996-03-18
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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Play Like a Man Win Like a Woman

Author: Gail Evans
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780767904636
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

An executive vice president of CNN shares her revealing insights into the "good ol' boy network," arming women with the tools they need to succeed in a man's world. Reprint.

Human Heart Cosmic Heart

Author: Thomas Cowan
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 9781603586207
Release Date: 2016-10-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Thomas Cowan was a 20-year-old Duke grad—bright, skeptical, and already disillusioned with industrial capitalism—when he joined the Peace Corps in the mid-1970s for a two-year tour in Swaziland. There, he encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner and Weston A. Price—two men whose ideas would fascinate and challenge him for decades to come. Both drawn to the art of healing and repelled by the way medicine was—and continues to be—practiced in the United States, Cowan returned from Swaziland, went to medical school, and established a practice in New Hampshire and, later, San Francisco. For years, as he raised his three children, suffered the setback of divorce, and struggled with a heart condition, he remained intrigued by the work of Price and Steiner and, in particular, with Steiner’s provocative claim that the heart is not a pump. Determined to practice medicine in a way that promoted healing rather than compounded ailments, Cowan dedicated himself to understanding whether Steiner’s claim could possibly be true. And if Steiner was correct, what, then, is the heart? What is its true role in the human body? In this deeply personal, rigorous, and riveting account, Dr. Cowan offers up a daring claim: Not only was Steiner correct that the heart is not a pump, but our understanding of heart disease—with its origins in the blood vessels—is completely wrong. And this gross misunderstanding, with its attendant medications and risky surgeries, is the reason heart disease remains the most common cause of death worldwide. In Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, Dr. Thomas Cowan presents a new way of understanding the body’s most central organ. He offers a new look at what it means to be human and how we can best care for ourselves—and one another.

Engineering a Learning Healthcare System

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309120647
Release Date: 2011-06-14
Genre: Medical

Improving our nation's healthcare system is a challenge which, because of its scale and complexity, requires a creative approach and input from many different fields of expertise. Lessons from engineering have the potential to improve both the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery. The fundamental notion of a high-performing healthcare system--one that increasingly is more effective, more efficient, safer, and higher quality--is rooted in continuous improvement principles that medicine shares with engineering. As part of its Learning Health System series of workshops, the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care and the National Academy of Engineering, hosted a workshop on lessons from systems and operations engineering that could be applied to health care. Building on previous work done in this area the workshop convened leading engineering practitioners, health professionals, and scholars to explore how the field might learn from and apply systems engineering principles in the design of a learning healthcare system. Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary focuses on current major healthcare system challenges and what the field of engineering has to offer in the redesign of the system toward a learning healthcare system.