Spotting High Potential Talent in Healthcare

Healthcare clinics, hospitals, other care facilities require an amazing diversity of talent, from specialists to managers, and administrators. Leaders, however, do not always come from the same ranks as the best specialists or best managers. So, how should they find this talent?

Lean Into Reducing Unconscious Bias

Becoming aware of, and reducing unconscious bias is more critical now than ever. Noticing “differences” as potential threats takes place in our emotional brain. But our neo-cortex, or executive function of the brain, can lean in and make thoughtful, logical, reliable, and useful decisions.

Humility and Leadership Go Hand-In-Hand

Research shows that 30 – 67% of individuals believe their leaders are incompetent. And if you think you are in the competent group, you may actually be more likely to be classified in the incompetent group. Here’s why.

Leaders are Human, Too

As humans, we may never become totally skilled and talented in everything leaders need to do and be. Accepting this in yourself and others demonstrates the courage, resilience, and humility required to be an effective leader.