13 important lessons for every leader

Guest post by Darlene A. Cunha, R.N., director of clinical services at Coastal Medical in Rhode Island.

What does it take to create a great leader who can survive the break-neck pace of healthcare reform? Astute leaders surround themselves with excellence, a team that strives to carry out the mission and vision of the organization, while analyzing ways to continually improve.

But what intangibles make a great leader? While there are hundreds of books on this topic, I always go back to my roots. Some of the basic lessons instilled in me as a child are the same lessons that have supported my growth and success as a leader.

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