Quoteworthy
What I love as a leader is the direct interactions I get to have with my staff members. I’ve learned a lot working with people who are compassionate and kind. All of us want to do what’s right, valuing every single individual we encounter, whether they’re patients or co-workers.
Tracy Farley

Most Recent
Toxic Productivity: Recognize, Resist, Reimagine

Understanding the dangers of toxic productivity is crucial in safeguarding mental well-being and fostering a balanced life amid today's demanding work culture. Jess Burgett, Leadership Training Specialist, shares a healthier approach to not only shield against burnout but also empowers individuals to achieve sustainable success and fulfillment.

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Magnet Program Director Gigi Austria unpacks the Magnet model with the first in a five-part series. Here she describes how transformational leaders achieve successful outcomes by sharing their vision to create an environment where everyone is empowered and engaged.

Finance 101: Reading Financial Reports

Understanding financial reports is crucial for leaders making informed decisions for their teams and departments. Finance leaders Clint Reid, Casey Moore, and Robert Dickson walk us through some of the most common reports that leaders can utilize in operations and strategy.

Shared Governance Implementation Toolkit for Teams

Health systems across the nation utilize shared governance programs to empower teams to make decisions impacting their practice and area of work, increase accountability and autonomy, and improve quality of patient care. The U of U Health Department of Nursing offers its model, along with tips, to assist any team in implementing shared decision-making in their respective areas.

Management Reporting: How to Become an Expert in Your Local Finances

Navigating budgets and finance can be a daily responsibility for managers, which is not always an easy task. Finance experts Casey Moore and Robert Dickson share the importance of and best practices for Management Reporting and how it can help you become a better leader.

How to Support Your Teams When Bad Things Happen

Resiliency Center Director Megan Call and Chief Wellness Officer Amy Locke share evidence-based discussion points and strategies for leaders to support their teams with during challenging times.

Finance 101: Basic Terminology

Finance can provoke anxiety among professionals, many of whom were never trained in finance, yet now find themselves responsible for contributing to the overall financial well-being of our system. Finance leaders Casey Moore and Clint Reid offer a basic vocabulary to help establish a shared financial language at University of Utah Health.

Beginner’s Guide to Employee Engagement Data

How do I share employee engagement feedback with my team? Chief Wellness Officer Amy Locke, Resiliency Center director Megan Call, Utah Health Academics HR leader Sarah Wilson, and Organizational Development Director Chris Fairbank explain when and how to talk with your team.

Navigating Workplace Gossip: Strategies for a Positive Environment

Despite its notorious reputation for sowing discord, gossip remains an ever-present force, subtly eroding trust and relationships. Leadership training specialist Jess Burgett shares the intricate world of workplace gossip, explaining its origins, understanding its complex dynamics, and unveiling strategies to mitigate its corrosive effects.

From Delay to Done: Beating Procrastination

In the face of looming deadlines and challenging tasks, overcoming procrastination often seems like an uphill battle. Leadership training specialist Jess Burgett delves into the art of reversing procrastination triggers, offering practical insights and actionable steps to help you conquer procrastination and unlock your true productivity potential.

The Effective Communicator: Add Meaning To Your Meetings

Is a more meaningful meeting possible? The Effective Communicator teams up with Megan Call of the Resiliency Center to help you start your meetings right.

Tips for New Faculty: What I Wish I Knew When I Joined the U

Being new is hard. Often for new faculty, it means adjusting to a new state, new team, new patients, and a new organizational culture. We asked hospitalists Ryan Murphy and Valerie Vaughn and surgeon Ellen Morrow for tips that only come from a little time under the belt.