Attitudes You Should Drop Now to Succeed as a Leader


As physicians, we easily fall into the trap of blaming outside influences (e.g., insurance companies, regulators and big hospital systems) for our daily frustrations. We become quietly resigned to long hours and declining payments. Paradoxically, because we write “orders” we also become accustomed to having things our way in our offices and hospitals. But as emerging physician executives, we must reject these attitudes in order to successfully lead. The Surprise I was meeting with one of my direct reports and it looked like I [...]