22 Great Interview Questions for Health Executives
Interviewing health executives and senior managers is never about assessing competencies or evaluating skills. That’s done earlier in the recruiting process, particularly if you’ve engaged a capable executive search firm.
The Stark Choices for Health
Returning to Australia from the IHI Forum in London this month, and struggling with jetlag in the process, I have been reflecting on so many themes, playing back in my head conversations with impressive leaders who energised and invigorated thinking and in some instances, conversations…
Book Review: Being Mortal – Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End is not exactly holiday reading. With the surgical precision befitting a man of his trade, Dr. Gawande regales his readers with the process of human bodily decay – a calm descent from the greying…
Kevin Hardy: My Mentors
In our office we give a name to every Learning Set, this is my personal Set, it’s conveniently called the Original Set and I have been in the Set for 25 years. We last met a week ago. It is my ‘go to’ group. These…
15 Context Questions Leaders Should be Asking
I am not one for too many leadership models and frameworks, although I think they provoke thought. A model is only a snapshot of leadership not an organic view of the “weft and weave” of organisational life.
The Folly of Not Engaging in Co-design
Leadership is a funny old thing to describe isn’t it and yet saying it just slides so easily off the tongue. I have been wrestling with it a bit lately because we are right in the thick of developing an ‘emerging leaders programme’. That’s even…
Book Review: The Health Gap – The Challenge of an Unequal World
Michael Marmot’s work on the social determinants of health puts simply: That social injustice is bad for your health.
Book Review: The Seventh Sense by Joshua Cooper Ramo
Joshua Ramo believes that we are in a new revolutionary era where surprising election results, refugee waves, war against terrorists that produces more terrorists, domestic politics turning into extremism, new billion-dollar fortunes all have the same cause: networks.
Networks. The New Power
We witness shifts in power daily and sometimes through surges that take us by surprise – Brexit, Trump. A narrow view is to put the change down to the impact of technology. But this is about New Power.
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