Maren Cooper: “Stay the course, but keep listening for the need to make a detour”

Yitzi Weiner
Jun 25, 2019 · 8 min read
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Stay the course, but keep listening for the need to make a detour. If your planning and decision making processes are good, be confident in your decision, and clear about your direction. Explain your reasoning and how it will all work. But, don’t make the mistake of thinking you know everything. As you push out your plan, expect to get feedback, some of which you hadn’t picked up earlier. Show that you will listen, and take new information into account. During my career, joint planning with another hospital went well for a shared unit until the physicians from the other hospital bolted from the commitment. In this case, relying too heavily on the other hospital caused us to relax our listening skills in the community or we may have picked up the unrest by those physicians with the plan.

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Yitzi Weiner

Written by

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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