2nd Annual Edition: Crowdsourced Health Predictions for 2016 (download and share your free copy)

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, productivity, recommended, trends, uncategorized, unusual

  Holy Moly! What a year it’s been! 2015 was a wild ride filled with the unexpected, unimaginable, and unusual. And you know what? I wouldn’t have had it any other way. So what’s in store for 2016? Each year, all the healthcare pundits take stabs at predicting the future with the odds of a poorly played…

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Leadership Requires the Ability to See What Others Do Not

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, productivity, recommended, superheroes, trends, uncategorized, unusual

Most will agree that being an effective leader and innovator requires a unique ability to anticipate trends and marketplace shifts.  However, what most don’t believe is that this trait is one that is learned over time through diligent practice and systematic execution of curating ideas into thematic patterns. For years, this practice…

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Simple, Yet Profound Words To Live By: “Commit. Then Figure It Out.”

By | innovation, intersections, launch, leadership, productivity, unusual

With a new year comes new resolutions. And most resolutions are moonshot goals that are only successfully achieved by a select few who are willing to commit. Setting a goal without a willingness to commit is destined for failure. A wise friend once told me: “Commit. Then figure it out.“ This good…

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A Call-to-Action Rant: Perspectives from a Doctor & Innovator on Patient-Centered Care

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I’ll make this brief. I need to get something off my chest. As both a doctor and business innovator, I’m often offended when I see the social stratosphere circulating with comments about how “health was never designed with the patient at the center”. This is extremely misleading and inaccurate. Lets…

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Want to Innovate? Learn How to EDIT.

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, productivity, superheroes, uncategorized, unusual

If your industry events and meetings have any resemblance to mine, you have probably painfully witnessed the complicated messages with charts, matrices, diagrams, and bullet points attempting to explain broken industries and the novel innovations intricately mapped out to solve our greatest challenges. We need to stop this now! NOTE: To highlight my point, I will…

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Why ‘best practice’ is oftentimes the ‘worst practice’ for transformational innovation

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In your day-to-day, how many times has someone referenced the need to seek ‘best practices’ to drive strategic innovation? In my circle of innovators, I hear it more often than not, but am afraid that we toss around this phrase as if it’s assumed scripture without any consideration for how ‘best…

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