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How to receive tough feedback like a boss…

How to receive tough feedback like a boss…

I remember starting one of my first new jobs right out of grad school and knowing right away it wasn’t working. It seemed my boss was not pleased with me no matter what I did (or did not do). I felt like I didn’t know what the expectations were, that I couldn’t do...

With Gratitude

With Gratitude

One of my business partners signs their emails with the phrase, “With Gratitude.” I always thought it was a nice way to close an email. I started to think more about it on this gray, dreary New York morning, as I was warm under my covers. I was feeling overwhelmed...

Building a springboard from failure and rejection

Building a springboard from failure and rejection

I knew a coach who would frequently say, “There’s no failure, only feedback,” anytime someone experienced a setback. I remember hearing it for the first time at a very young age, before life handed me several tough challenges to reckon with. Reflecting on my younger...

Need a shot of courage? Some tips to shore it up…

Need a shot of courage? Some tips to shore it up…

I remember a few years ago I read an article about Sheryl Sandberg and her book, Lean In, where one of the quotes that stuck with me was, “What would you do if you were not afraid?” I think about this frequently when working with clients. As humans, especially those...

Are you making a mountain out of a molehill?

Are you making a mountain out of a molehill?

I was staring at my desk late one Friday night, shaking my head. I had six yellow legal pads full of notes stacked up, a pile of papers begging to be filed, and a neglected assortment of unread journals teetering precariously at the other end of my desk. Somewhere...

Returning to work: Successfully navigating hybrid teams

Returning to work: Successfully navigating hybrid teams

There has been quite a bit of chatter recently about return to work—although we never really stopped working through the pandemic, we just did it differently. What people really mean is navigating hybrid teams, virtual work environments blended with onsite time....

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Nancy Jacoby, RN, MBA, MHSA, FACHE, ACC

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