The Toughest Post I Have had to Write

by Rebecca on November 22, 2015

I have put this off for longer than I should, but now is the time to let you know that I just can’t “do it all” anymore. The final straw for me was meeting with a new coach/therapist and her asking me what I did for fun. Other than reading and exercising I didn’t have […]

Leadership and the Importance of Systems

by Rebecca on October 18, 2015

Why can’t people just do their jobs? Is this something you have ever said or at least thought?  I am embarrassed to say that I have.  One of my favorite communicators once said “Systems create behaviors,” and he believes that up to 80% of the problems we see in our businesses have more to do […]

After just getting back from hearing Brene Brown speak, I am overwhelmed with all the insight she has given me about my life and the struggles we all have. There are so many great ideas I have taken from her and use every day. You can see her fantastic TED talks here and here. I […]

How to Make Sure Your Next Hire is the Right Hire

by Rebecca on September 27, 2015

I used to be horrible at hiring. One of the people I hired a number of years ago I let go after asking the rest of my team- if something came up do you think “Joe” would throw you under the bus to save himself and they all said yes. Another hire I made was […]

One of the hospitals we do a lot of surgery for was recently looking for a technician. This is a great hospital where they practice good medicine, do their best to serve their clients and their pets, and just like every hospital we work at they have a very distinct culture. There was also a […]