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Values, Ethics & Culture: The Wind in Our Sails

Our values, ethics and especially our organizational culture fill our sails and propel us forward. I consistently tell my students and organizations this when it comes to leadership. These three things are what fill us up. They literally push us forward like a wind-filled sail. But what does that look like? How do we know... Read more

Strategy: Charting the Course in Healthcare

Strategy and leadership go hand in hand. One of the things I like about organizational strategy is that it takes creative, innovative and brave leadership to move an organization into the unknown. It’s like sailing into uncharted waters. It’s a place you have to go but it’s a little scary and you’re not quite sure what... Read more

Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Employee and Organizational Conflict

One of the things I often hear from leaders, regardless of what industry they are in, is that they want to know what to do about difficult employees or situations. Invariably, it has something to do with some kind of conflict they are dealing with. And invariably, I tell them that I don’t have a silver bullet to fix their... Read more

Online Continuing Education for Imaging Skyrockets in 2020

If you’re an imaging professional who finds themselves spending more time online seeking continuing education opportunities, you’re not alone. To give you a little peek behind the curtain, Cassling has seen unprecedented demand for our free Continuing Education courses this year. It’s clear that, right now, there’s a large... Read more

Who’s the Captain? Healthcare Leaders at the Helm

Whether you’re driving a bus, a plane or a boat, there’s no question that effective leaders have a significant role in getting people and organizations to where they need to go. Being a leader implies that you are able to move the needle and improve outcomes. Sounds pretty easy, doesn’t it? But the truth is, leadership is... Read more

Leadership Courses for Healthcare: An Invitation to Invest in Yourself

It’s early days yet for 2020. But already, the year is presenting many vexing questions for healthcare leaders. How should responsible health system leaders respond to the outbreak of COVID-19? Will the Affordable Care Act survive its latest challenge in the Supreme Court? Will recent pushes for transparent healthcare... Read more

Emotional Intelligence: Shared Thinking for Workplace Success

Emotional intelligence has been touted as the secret ingredient for success in the workplace. Well, it’s time to let the secret out of the bag. We need to have a conversation about emotional intelligence and the role it plays with leadership. I think there’s a lot of misconception about what emotional intelligence is and... Read more

Analyzing Performance Issues & Leading the Right Way

So you want to talk about performance. That’s not a question. It’s a statement. You want to talk about performance. If you’re a healthcare manager or executive, you need to be giving your employees consistent and constructive feedback about their performance. Read more

Navigating the Stress of Organizational Change

I've worked with a lot of organizations over the years and one thing is consistent no matter the industry or size of company: fear of change. Not many places really excel at promoting change within an organization, whether it's technological, cultural or even clinical changes. Read more

Enhancing Your Leadership with Evidence-Based Practices

For many years, Cassling has provided advanced continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals. It’s easy to see why. Cassling knows the value of a skilled and educated workforce, especially in the field of healthcare. When I first walked into the Cassling offices in Omaha, the first thing I noticed was... Read more

Cassling Leadership Institute Launches for Healthcare Execs

Over the past 15 years, Cassling has offered continuing education credits to radiologic technologists, sonographers, managers and others in the imaging field through our Investing In You program. Last year alone, our initiative to make all of our webinars available on-demand meant that thousands of imaging professionals... Read more