We're Better Together: Heres Why!

We're Better Together: Heres Why!

If you’ve ever tried to do life on your own or if you know someone who has, this article is for you. As a physician and a leadership expert, I’m absolutely convinced that those who face change, challenges, and stress are better off with core friendships based on vulnerability, commitment, and trust. Heres why…

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How to Lift Your Team

How to Lift Your Team

I just spent this past weekend in Atlanta at the National Speakers Association “Unconference” and it was a phenomenal experience. I had the opportunity to meet people from around the world and I learned a tremendous amount from Matt Church about being a thought leader. Yesterday while driving I began to ponder how energized I was after sending such a short amount of time with such a powerhouse of support. Not only did I come away feeling a lot smarter; I also came away feeling inspired. Throughout my life I have had pivotal moments where my perspective changed and ideas started to flow. Moments where the doubts vaporized and the “I can do it!” took over. Rarely do this times come from isolation. There is something about the impact of a community on the individual. It is powerful. Surrounding myself with positive people that are moving forward and making a difference refocuses my sights on doing great things.

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January 25th Haiti: Teamwork Saving Lives

January 25th Haiti: Teamwork Saving Lives

We are still seeing a lot of wounded people that have not yet been evaluated by anyone. Unbelievable! Today was an interesting one. Once again, for me it was a day of networking and coordination. We received word today that the anesthesia machine that we had been anxiously waiting for was finally in Haiti. Now, the challenge was going to be getting it from the airport to the hospital. The roads are dirt moguls and potholes. They could easily destroy sensitive medical equipment. It turns out that the machine was delivered to Haiti by the US Air Force. The folks at Hope Force worked it out. After even more behind the scenes work by them, they were able to arrange to have it delivered to the hospital by helicopter! The Canadian Air Force agreed to deliver it by sling.

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