How many of you have read the seminal book by Jim Collins: “From Good to Great?” As you will see in this graphic, a recent HBR article: “Level 5 leaders: Personal Humility and Professional Will” highlights the need for level 5 leaders to be able to leverage the paradox of confidence AND humility.
One error we see repeatedly in healthcare organizations is their selecting new leaders based on technical competencies– high performance in their clinical roles. If we aren’t developing healthcare leaders to think differently, which includes the ability to manage paradox, we set them up to fail, which systemically contributes to the pervasive burnout we now see.
At SixSEED Partners, we create with you a methodical and measurable way to develop this capacity. Read our Case Study: New Leader Transition to learn more.