Category Archives: physician communication

Dreading the holidays? Not if you give the gift of acknowledgment​! Physician coaching makes the season festive

Here we are again!  Another year has passed and we’re searching the internet, stopping by the mall, wondering what to get the important people on our lists.  There’s always a new piece of technology or a good book, and most … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Become an Emotionally Intelligent Leader – free webinar 8/30/17

Our tweet chat last night was filled with great ideas and the sharing of many issues that confront physicians who wish to lead from their passions but are worried they will get tripped up if their emotions come out at … Continue reading

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The Secret to Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader – please join me for a tweet chat Tuesday, August 22nd!

The value and power of Emotional Intelligence are well accepted. In fact, how we manage our own and others’ emotions can determine our own effectiveness as a physician and a leader.   It’s my pleasure to invite you to join … Continue reading

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Let’s ASCEND to a more effective flow of communication with our patients. A physician coach shares a useful mnemonic

Communication, as they say, is a two-way street.  For several years, we have taught medical students the art of communication.  They learn to develop rapport with patients through eye contact, body language that conveys interest in what the patient is … Continue reading

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Speak Out to Heal our Divide and Get What you Want. A physician coach offers a simple, 3-step process

Physicians report increased anxiety among patients, who cite the political climate as a major source of distress. “Our country is divided,” we often hear. Preferring not to consider others’ opinions, we remain in the echo chambers of shows that feature … Continue reading

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Looking for the Perfect Gift?

Want something that everyone will love, at a price you can easily afford? Check out this new post on Thrive Global for a radical idea you can use this year – and instead, enjoy the time you would have spent at … Continue reading

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What’s Important Doesn’t Change

Rolf Benirschke, the former kicker for the San Diego Chargers Football Team and the speaker at the School of Medicine graduation today spoke quietly and  made an impression on everyone there.  As a long time patient, he acknowledged the faculty for having saved … Continue reading

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