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Coalitions need time and attending, but worth the effort.

From time to time I will invite guests to write for this blog. I am delighted that my first guest contributor is Bruce Swan, an executive coach with more than 30 years experience as a senior executive. While president and CEO of several health organizations, Bruce used a coach's approach to leadership. Bruce and I team up for the delivery of workshops and coaching services—and on these pages, of course—because different perspectives on leadership allow for more learning and better progress.

By developing coalitions in health care, you can enhance a system’s capacity to integrate services, reduce wait times and increase efficiency.  For such coalitions to work, two ingredients are required:

  1. a common cause or purpose
  2. a trusting relationship among coalition members
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Happiness is a Decision

My friend has a very special friendship with her elderly neighbour. While my friend is at work, her neighbour, a spry 87-year old lady, takes her dog on long, happy walks throughout the neighbourhood and parks nearby. The neighbour gets fresh air and exercise, not to mention heaps of canine gratitude. My friend enjoys peace of mind knowing that her dog is in excellent care and she loves hearing about the adventures that her neighbour and dog share.

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Guest — Cliff Kanto
This is great stuff, thanks for the excellent reminder Ellen! All the best and be happy! Cliff
Thursday, 24 February 2011 14:53
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6 Ways to use the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework that won't break the bank

It can be overwhelming to adopt a new framework for leadership for the entire organization. Here are 6 easy ways to use the LEADS framework for learning in your organization that won’t break the bank.

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