Do you have a personal compass that nudges you when it’s time to think about you? Does it ask you to think about “Where am I now? How does it fit into my desired career trajectory and life goals? Am I doing something that maximizes my skillset in an environment that helps me thrive?”
Most people address these questions in a cursory manner, if at all. “It’s not something I’m thrilled about, but the money is good.” I like what I do, but I don’t like the people.”
Frequently, people have “fallen” into a career path without assessing how well it fits for them personally. For some, it proves to be a fortuitous pathway and things go well. Others wake up thirty years later and realize they dislike what they do but by now have such a specialized skillset they’re at a loss on how to...more
DONE WELL, THE COST OF DONOR RECOGNITION WILL MORE THAN PAY FOR ITSELF, ESPECIALLY IN TERMS OF DONOR LOYALTY, PATIENT CONFIDENCE, STAFF MORALE AND COMMUNITY GOODWILL.more
It began almost 250 years ago. Men and women coming together to build schools, hospitals and orphanages. Brave women religious who traveled to the wilds of America to bring health and healing to those working in mines and lumber camps. They worked in the open, in tents and partnered with those being served to build the facilities that would change the landscape of healthcare in America for centuries to come. Wives brought fruit, vegetables, linens and crucial supplies to help care for the sick and injured. This was all done without government support. It was accomplished through private philanthropy and lives dedicated to serving others.
This legacy of philanthropy is seen throughout our communities and in our hospitals across the country. Changes through the years—capitation,...more