The Cycle of Conflict

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="conflict"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Conflict is an unavoidable event in our lives. Be it at work, at home, at school, or any organizational event, conflict will eventually arise. Knowing how to help resolve the cycle of conflict can help stop things before they get out of control. First, let’s take a look at the cycle of conflict and how it progresses and escalates. NOTE: The broken lines indicate strategic points where the conflict can stop. If...

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Three Ways to Leverage Expectations for Growth

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="clear-expectations"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re a leader, you probably have a drive in you to do things with excellence. You also probably have a specific perspective of what “right” looks like, and high expectation for things to be done in that right way. For leaders, this is a great and valuable thing. Knowing what you expect of your team, and your team knowing what is expected of them is essential to growth...

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How to Know If Insecurity Is Wrecking Your Leadership

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="insecure-leadership"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you're a leader, you know the feeling of insecurity. We've all had the experience of feeling a lack of confidence in ourselves. The difficulty of insecurity is that it has such a profound effect on the way that we lead others. When we lead with insecurity, we portray to others a lack of trust and create a dog-eat-dog culture. Even more than that, insecure leaders will eventually create...

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Keys to Becoming a More Consistent Leader

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="consistent-leadership"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you ever had to work for a boss where you wondered what kind of mood they would be in when you came in that day? If you have, then you understand the frustration that comes with a leader who can be unpredictable and inconsistent. I am convinced that one of the easiest ways to frustrate employees is by being inconsistent. When leaders are inconsistent, team members struggle to...

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Great Leaders Get Great Sleep

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="sleep"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For something that most of us spend one-third of our life doing, sleep is a seriously undervalued tool in a leader's tool belt. As a leader, it can be tempting to deprive ourselves of sleep in order to have more time to get things done. Recent studies are showing that this may be a counter-intuitive approach to accomplishing more overall. A recent article from Medical News Today says that,...

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The Problem with Passion: Three Habits to Help you Stay Passionate

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="passion"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A common theme among great leaders is passion. No great leader has accomplished great things without having a passion for what they were doing. Many of us as leaders have found this to be true for ourselves because we've realized that to do all that we want to do, we have to be passionate about what we're doing. Passion isn't perfect, however. Passion has a problem. The problem with passion...

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Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="communicationskills"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ever have the feeling that something you were saying wasn’t coming across the way that you wanted it to? I’ve been there. And what I’ve noticed is that how I say something is just as important as what I say. I can have all the good intentions in the world but none of it matters if my demeanor doesn’t match my intentions. When we can match our demeanor to our intention,...

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Three Ways to Lead Your Team by Faith Instead of Fear

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="faith"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Fear kills productivity in the workplace, and until we get rid of it we will always have team members who work underneath their potential. Fortunately, fear doesn’t have to rule our organizations. That comes at a price, however. We as leaders must make intentional choices to lead differently. In order to remove fear from our culture, we must replace it with something else. That something is faith. And to lead...

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Four Ways to Increase Efficiency by Knowing Which Claims to Work

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="which-claims"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With so many methodologies for working your accounts receivable, developing a targeted approach is crucial to ensure your teams are working the correct claims to get you paid faster. Here are four ways you can make sure your team is working the right claims: Utilize your Practice Management System Most practice management systems now have dashboards or high-level reporting that will tell you how much has been collected per provider or...

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Three Things Leaders Do to Change Culture

[vc_row][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="culturechange"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The limiting factor of every organization is the strength of its culture. In unhealthy cultures, organizations diminish and minimize the creativity and talent of their employees. In healthy cultures, employees grow and innovate, propelling the business past competition and creating success for everyone involved. Every company has a culture, and the health of its culture will determine its growth. Most of us don't have any issue identifying the problems with...

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