There are a couple of ways to talk about Brian Paradis. There are his legit leadership credentials: He was president of Florida Hospital's Central Region, a $4 billion enterprise with over 25,000 employees and 2,500 physicians. Under his leadership, the hospital was ranked #1 in Florida by "U.S. News & World Report" for three years. These days, Paradis lives in Chattanooga and is a senior partner with CSuite Solutions, a strategic advisory firm led by former health care industry CEOs. But there's another dimension to his story. In his new book, "Lead with Imagination: Regaining the Power to Lead and Live in a Changing World," Paradis shares real-world leadership lessons he learned the hard way and strategies he has built and tested over time.
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