Asking For, Receiving & Giving Feedback

April 25, 2022

Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

Asking For, Receiving & Giving Feedback

Amy is a guest on Tony Martignetti's Nonprofit Radio Podcast. Amy shares the idea of normalizing feedback as a safe, productive, routine exercise that will improve your team’s performance.

Pocket Guide to Quality Improvement in Healthcare

May 22, 2021

Springer

Pocket Guide to Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Chapter titled "Patients and Families", Amy C. Drader, pp 149-163. Abstract: This chapter presents a framework for team-based care written from the perspective of a team development professional and the parent of a medically complex child. The team-based care framework is first introduced. Then, a brief discussion is presented of just some of the obstacles that get in the way. The chapter concludes by aligning the framework with a list of questions to engage patients and families into the team-based approach to care.

Stop Hiring a Coach to Do a Manager’s Job

February 1, 2021

TLNT

Stop Hiring a Coach to Do a Manager’s Job

There is no doubt that external coaches are an effective resource for leadership development, but the leader will always own the responsibility of performance management. What’s more, HR plays an important role in balancing the two so that a consistent and strategic focus remains on the talent of the organization.

How to Initiate Change When You Lack Authority

November 15, 2021

Insights for Professionals

How to Initiate Change When You Lack Authority

It can feel futile when you see changes that need to be made at work and you feel powerless to change them. Maybe you see ways to make processes more efficient or know of a new vendor that could save your company money. Yet, you aren’t the boss, and you don’t have control over a budget.

3 Ways to Help Your Organization Adapt to Hybrid Work

April 9, 2021

Insights for Professionals

3 Ways to Help Your Organization Adapt to Hybrid Work

The worldwide shift to remote work is opening people’s eyes to the possibility of a hybrid work environment - and making traditional arrangements redundant.

What to do When You Have to Onboard Yourself

May 31, 2021

Fast Company

What to do When You Have to Onboard Yourself

It would be great if every organization had a robust onboarding program, but not all do. All is not lost if you are left on your own. By demonstrating initiative, reaching out, asking for advice, delivering small wins, and being patient, you can add value quickly and integrate into your role effectively.

How to Recover from Saying (or Doing) Something Stupid at Work

February 19, 2021

Insights for Professionals

How to Recover from Saying (or Doing) Something Stupid at Work

Making mistakes is part of being human, and it’s bound to happen to all of us at some point when we’re at work. The true mark of a great leader is in how you pick yourself up, take ownership and bounce back from these incidents.