@DrJanice

Thoughts on leadership, teamwork, and teamability

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You’re Leaning In. Have You Tried a Push Up?

You’re Leaning In. Have You Tried a Push Up?

No I’m not shilling for Sheryl Sandberg or Victoria’s Secret here, although I’ve read one and worn the other. And I’m not talking about women vs. men, either.

What I’m talking about is your career, and I mean YOU, no matter what your DNA or externals say about your gender. Many of us are in the habit of playing down our assets, and while there are some good reasons for doing that, there also are…

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You want ‘Team Chemistry’? Start with Biology and Physics!

Forbes’ publisher Rich Karlgaard drew a line in the sand when he launched an article entitled Teams Matter, Talent Is Not Enough. And then along came the brilliant research of Adam Grant, set forth in his NY Times best-seller Give and Take. Dr. Grant proved that, contrary to a particularly nasty old adage, nice people frequently finish first.

I see these two writings (and waves of commentary…

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How I’m Hiring or Firing My Next Doctor

I’m not a hospital administrator or the owner of a clinic. I’m just a regular person. Yet over my lifetime I’ve had to hire at least three dozen doctors. They’ve been my medical advisors (for family as well as me), my ‘body shop’ people (getting broken…

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Teamwork: Inquiring Minds Want to Know

I’ve always been fascinated by what other people want to know. And paying attention to the questions they ask, it turns out, can open the door to a person’s inner life. After all, questions can reveal that little is known about the subject, or that a a…

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Back from Fourth of July weekend and hoping everyone enjoyed themselves.  Here’s a little inspiration to help you get back into the routine of things and to remind you how important teaming is.

Don’t forget my book, @DrJanice, is out! 
bit.ly/DrJaniceonLulu

Back from Fourth of July weekend and hoping everyone enjoyed themselves.  Here’s a little inspiration to help you get back into the routine of things and to remind you how important teaming is.

Don’t forget my book, @DrJanice, is out! 

bit.ly/DrJaniceonLulu

looking for a funny book? a book on business? a book about people? if you want all three, check out my new book, @DrJanice on Lulu (http://goo.gl/XSRI3). 25% off until July 4th!
"Pearls of wisdom around in this little gem…if you are confused at all about how or why your team(s) are performing as they are, Dr. Janice can help you see through the fog and come up with new ways of improving performance…" - Review by Don Patrick

looking for a funny book? a book on business? a book about people? if you want all three, check out my new book, @DrJanice on Lulu (http://goo.gl/XSRI3). 25% off until July 4th!

"Pearls of wisdom around in this little gem…if you are confused at all about how or why your team(s) are performing as they are, Dr. Janice can help you see through the fog and come up with new ways of improving performance…" - Review by Don Patrick

got a little down time today? head over to http://thegabrielinstitute.tumblr.com learn more about what it means to be a part of a team
 

got a little down time today? head over to http://thegabrielinstitute.tumblr.com
learn more about what it means to be a part of a team

 

Three Reasons to be an Unpaid Intern

1. No one *really* knows what they want to be when they grow up. Better to have a clue what that job will be like before you sign on.

2. Employers, especially start-ups who love interns , don’t have much time to find people. We think of those we’ve worked with first when we need someone.

3. No matter how much team experience you’ve had, you probably haven’t had it with the age diversity you’ll find as an intern. Think of it as an opportunity to enhance your teamability!

If there were a Superbowl for Business, what team would you want to play on? What position?