Month: June 2018

Health

How Much Privacy do Health Care Providers and Health Care Leaders Deserve

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Harvey Silvergate takes on the SEC on the thorny issue of privacy regarding the health of Apple Corporation’s Steve Jobs. The SEC Should Leave Steve Jobs Alone explores whether the right of investors to know and evaluate “material” information about company management trumps SJ’s right to protect and manage his […]

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Health

Management Wisdom Debunked: What Are Health Care Leaders to Believe

The April 2018 issue of Harvard Business Review arrived this weekend and I devoured it on the plane yesterday. There were so many provocative pieces for healthcare leaders that I decided to bundle several of the short ones into this commentary. They all happen to take contrarian views to “common management wisdom” – on such […]

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Beauty

New Hairs Resolutions

With just a few hours left in 2009, you may be coming up with New Year’s resolutions for 2010. Here are few resolutions you should consider for your new year: I will discover my own personal style. Not every hair trend is meant for you. Instead of chasing fads or clinging to the same style […]

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Health

What Health Care Leaders Can Learn From Monks

I thought I was pretty good at connecting the dots to make relevant connections between seemingly unrelated stories and experiences. That’s the thesis of this blog – connecting the general business press to relevant learnings for health care leaders. Well, August Turak has trumped me with his Forbes.com series entitled Business Secrets Of The Trappists […]

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Health

Lightning Health Care Leadership

Alaina Love may be stating obvious in her June 2 Business Week commentary Leading at the Speed of Thought when she says: “Never before have leaders experienced the scale and complexity of change that they face now” but she thankfully gives us something worth pausing over as she considers some of the leadership adjustments that […]

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Health

Retirement as a Source for Health Care Leadership

There’s a lot of gnashing of teeth out there about the erosion of 401k nest eggs into more modest “201k” sized savings. On this backdrop, in a piece published in the online edition on June 8, Business Week’s Stacy Perman provides some provocative data and vignettes on the rise of entrepreneurship in the “over 50’s […]

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