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Silver Linings

Silver Linings

It’s been an interesting few months, to say the least. COVID rocked NYC in the Spring and the way I conduct business has changed.  I’ve gone through two medical procedures and to add icing on the cake, I’ve just had my mom in the hospital for hip replacement...

Pianos and Perfectionism

Pianos and Perfectionism

I remember a particular piano lesson when I was maybe 11 or 12 years old.  I was playing a fairly new piece I had been practicing quite diligently each day.  The hard part was coming. It was a part where I kept making the mistake all week.  As I was...

When Self-Doubt Shows Up: A Moment of Coaching…

When Self-Doubt Shows Up: A Moment of Coaching…

I was facilitating a group discussion recently about how to handle difficult conversations. We were talking about managing self as one of the tools for a successful outcome. I was giving them examples; one of them being not having a conversation when of the parties is...

Part 3: Processes, People and Teams

Part 3: Processes, People and Teams

So: we’ve talked about Processes and People.  Now the third element in tackling the basics in this new normal…Teams. As I said, sounds simple, right?  Put a group of people together and you’ve got a team.  Not so fast. Your most successful teams are...

Part 2: Processes, People and Teams

Part 2: Processes, People and Teams

In Part 1 of my Processes, People and Teams series, I talked about Processes, so now I’ll talk about People… People. People who need people…wait, this is not a song (sorry Barbra).  I won’t sing.  An organization’s people are their most important...

Processes, People and Teams: Part 1

Processes, People and Teams: Part 1

There’s an old expression my mom would repeat when we were growing up to talk about a hard time, or someone who was going through a challenging time.  Maybe you’ve heard it: “through the mill.” From the 1800’s, it alludes to being ground down like grain in a...

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

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