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Lessons From a Healthcare Leader

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Lessons From a Healthcare Leader

I recently went one on one with Brian Paradis, former president of Florida Hospital’s Central Region, a $4 billion enterprise with over 25,000 employees and 2,500 physicians. Under Brian’s leadership, Florida Hospital became the #1 ranked hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report for three years. Brian is a senior partner with CSuite Solutions, a national strategic advisory firm led by former healthcare industry CEOs focused on the transition and practical strategies to move the healthcare industry from “volume to value.”

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The Essential Secret to Revolutionize Your Thinking

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The Essential Secret to Revolutionize Your Thinking

Our educational process has conditioned us to assume that analysis is the primary way to think. We believe if we get the right data and analytics, the resultant insights will lead to the best answer for all problems at hand.

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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

Today we are facing two unprecedented crises: a worldwide pandemic combined with a growing economic catastrophe. This is our shared reality.

If you are like me, you have wondered what it all means. You have questioned what and how much to believe. And even considered whom to blame for the whole state of affairs.

Unchecked and unchallenged, the natural and likely outcome of our situation leads to increased strain and separation. There is an antidote to our condition, however, but it requires action.

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Author Brian Paradis Offers Exclusive Insights on How We Can Lead with Imagination

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Author Brian Paradis Offers Exclusive Insights on How We Can Lead with Imagination

Imagination is the power to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Though often associated with childhood or relegated to those deemed as"creatives," Brian Paradis has spent his professional career experiencing the transformative effects of incorporating imagination into the workplace.

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4 Signs That Will Instantly Identify an Executive With Good Leadership Skills

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4 Signs That Will Instantly Identify an Executive With Good Leadership Skills

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Paradis, former president of Florida Hospital's (now Advent Health) Central Region, a $4 billion company with more than 25,000 employees. The facility was ranked the #1 hospital in the nation three years in a row by US News and World Report under Brian's leadership, but it took a lot of imagination to solve the organization's challenges to get to that point. Brian has recently authored a book, Lead with Imagination, about what he believes is an essential quality for a  difference-maker in the increasingly complex world of business: imagination. 4 ways to...

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