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Purpose and resilience: How to lead authentically and cultivate high performing teams

Becker's Hospital Review
February 2023

COVID-19 has disrupted healthcare, creating enormous leadership and talent challenges. There are high levels of burnout, labor shortages, leadership transitions, mergers and acquisitions activity and new ways of working. To cultivate an environment of trust and high performance, now is a crucial time for hospital and health systems executives to reflect on how they lead and to consider new ways of teaming.

For this white paper on leading during tumultuous times, Becker's Hospital Review spoke with industry leadership experts, including Kathryn Sugerman, the leader of Spencer Stuart's global Healthcare Services Practice, and Kathy Schnure, consultant in Spencer Stuart's Leadership Advisory Services team. They share best practices about:

  • Shifting the organization's focus from agility to resilience and purpose
  • Leading like a conductor, not a hero
  • Leaning in on people development and potential, whether working with a new team or reinvigorating an established one

Download this article to learn what it takes to build cohesive, high-performing teams, retain key talent and drive transformation during these times of great change.