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"Physician Leaders and Self-Coaching: 4 Key Questions," published in Physician Leadership Journal.
Authors: Joy Goldman, RN, MS, PCC and Platzer, Petra, PhD, ACC
In today's increasingly complex health care environment, many physician leaders are finding themselves in new roles or looking for ways to be more effective in their current positions. Health care is in a period of transformational change that is raising the bar for health care leadership skills, particularly in the area of managing complexity and ambiguity. In their experience as executive coaches partnering with physician leaders in health care, we have identified a common developmental theme: how to let go of the way you learned to lead as a provider and shift into a different way of leading that better prepares you for this transformational change. O.A.R.S. is a four-question series that will effectively and consistently navigate you toward success in your day-to-day and strategic operations. To begin using O.A.R.S., follow this process: 1. What outcome do you want? 2. What is you actual status now? 3. What research and development needed? 4. What next step are you going to take?
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Our pace of work and endless meetings has obliterated why we chose to work in healthcare in the first place. Nurses, Healthcare Executives, and Physicians are experiencing burnout at an unprecedented rate (over 50%). We care about the patient and family, and we care about YOU: The Provider.
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Our coaching approach is about transformation. We want you to think differently as a result of our work so that you permanently change how you do things: It's an "inside job" where your leadership impact is greater because you are able to see things differently and therefore have more options for achieving results. A client of ours recently provided the above quote and further went on to say: "you have such a way of dropping thoughts in my head that beg for further reflection." We know that reflection is critical for learning and development. Our coaching model provides the structure and inspiration to do just that.
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