Coleman Recommended Resources
Coleman Associates loves seeking out resources, stumbling upon thought-provoking videos and learning from others both inside and outside the healthcare industry. We’d love to share our favorites with you.
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The Fee-for-Service Monster
Interview with Peter Piot about COVID-19
An interview with renowned virologist and microbiologist, Peter Piot about COVID-19. There are 100 questions and answers in an interview with TEDMED Foundation Director, Jay Walker.
Discipline of Teams
Discipline of Teams Smith and Katzenback brought to life the interworking of a true team back in the early 1990s. In our modern days of work the word team is overused and has lost most of its meaning. This article serves as a brilliant and simplistic reminder of what makes a great team great!
Managing with the Brain in Mind
Managing with the Brain in Mind. David Rock marries neuroscience research with everything we feel and see play out in the workplace. Rock studies the brain’s response to feeling threatened or judged at work and found the brain reacted the same way as if the body had been physically assaulted! How can anyone work well under those circumstances? Best Managers understand that you can’t ignore emotions in the workplace. Read this article and learn how to foster a work environment that reduces the threat, increases certainty, and creates a sense of relatedness. Accomplish those three things and you will create a higher-performing and more satisfied staff!
Six Steps for Turning Setbacks into Advantages
Six Steps for Turning Setbacks into Advantages. People experience six distinct stages of turning adversity into growth. Read more to learn about the change process.
Why Trying New Things is So Hard to Do
Why Trying New Things is So Hard to Do. In this NY Times article Sendhill Mullainathan explores how his and others habits around what soda we buy, our daily commuting routine, etc., are shaped by our habits rather than by data or our best judgment about how we ought to do what we do.
Estonia: The Digital Republic by Nathan Heller
Estonia: The Digital Republic by Nathan Heller. This article has nothing at all to do with healthcare… Which is why you might need to read it. This article is a chance to leave the barriers of your health center and think about how our lives could be different and better if we could abandon the pre-described norms and just embrace, really embrace technology.
The Creation Myth by Malcolm Gladwell
The Creation Myth by Malcolm Gladwell. This inspiring article tells two stories of innovations and how great ideas come together by debunking some misconceptions about how great ideas are built and features a great story about Steve Jobs in his earlier days. This article should leave you inspired to challenge yourself around what you do with the ideas you catch, rather than fretting over what ideas come to you in the first place.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman. This is a must-read for anyone entering public health and desiring a full exposure to the challenges of health care when cultures (and languages) do not easily align. The story of a Hmong patient and her American doctors tells a story to help bridge the culture gaps.
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. It’s easy to see why this story that has nothing and everything to do with medicine has won its way into the hearts of so many readers. It’s a beautiful story that connects you on a new level to the practice of medicine.