It is common for the terms “trust,” “integrity,” and “personal accountability” to be used individually when describing the characteristics of “great” leaders. Rarely are they viewed as connected and interdependent. But in fact, you cannot employ one without the other. The story of the great golf player, Bobby Jones, illustrates this intersection very well.
Just as superheroes - Phoenix, Superman, or Wonder Woman - have powers to conquer or bring hope to the world, leaders have “powers” to do the same in organizations. These powers are leadership characteristics. And when leaders embody their power(s), the contributions they make can advance an organization and have a significant impact on the quality of people's lives...(read more by clicking the title)
Over the past fifteen years, The Russell Consulting Group has perfected a technology to revive cultures, increase productivity, accountability and employee satisfaction for clients in the healthcare market within the first three - six months of its use.
We are delighted to extend our unique ideas and approach in these three areas beyond our client walls to a broader audience through The Russell Consulting Group’s blog posts.
At the core of everything we do is our unwavering belief that "people are more powerful than they give themselves credit for”...(read more by clicking the title)
My mother was a quiet, unassuming woman of conviction. She laughed easily, sang in a gentle, loud voice, and always spoke kindly of others. I don’t believe I ever heard her say an unkind word about another person.
On March 7, 2015, my sisters, brother, a family of cousins, grandchildren, friends and her church community celebrated her life and laid her to rest. Her brand of wisdom, mixed with her Bahamian slang and folktales, shaped my life and continues to guide my interactions daily. On occasion, I find myself expressing (or using) her pearls of wisdom during my leadership seminars and coaching sessions. The four that come to mind, in order of priority are...(read more by clicking the title)
Leading authentically begins from the inside and ripples out in all directions, just like a pebble in a pond. This wave of authenticity, when experienced throughout all levels of an organization, inspires management and employee loyalty. They act in the best interest of the company, its customers, clients, and, in healthcare, its patients.
How can a leader embody and demonstrate authenticity? In other words, show genuine concern for individuals they lead and be willing to expose their humanity without “faking it.” They can do this by inhabiting the following three mindsets...(read more by clicking the title)