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Why Nurses Will Lead the Way in the Coming Transformation of Healthcare

For 30+ years healthcare in the US has been attempting change and improve. The areas of focus usually included quality of care, patient satisfaction, care provider satisfaction, safety and, of course, cost reduction. Program after program has been attempted, including Deming, Baldrige, TQM, Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Sigma. There are others. Add to this …

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Nursing in America – Saving the Care Providers

Healthcare in America is broken but still functioning because gallant care providers, mostly nurses, are holding it together. However, with Covid, the cracks in the system have become chasms that, to repair, require true transformation rather than the iincremental change/improvement efforts that have been ongoing for decades. It is not well understood in healthcare that …

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Systems-Based Transformational Coaching – A New Paradigm For Coaching?

I’ve been doing mostly executive coaching and a little life coaching for the last 30 years. My work has been mostly as support for leaders and managers as we go through Systems-Based Transformational Leadership implementation in their businesses. For 20 of those 30 years I was probably like most other coaches in my approach to …

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The 14 Reasons Six Sigma & Lean Don’t Work Well in Most Companies

As both a CEO and later as a consultant and trainer, I studied Deming, Juran and Senge in improving my business and honing my system-based problem solving and leadership skills. Before I go further, let me be clear that the teachings and principles underlying the work of these giants in the quality, management and leadership arenas …

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