Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 20

Enjoy these weekly insights from our Senior Leadership team. 

Senior Leaders include: Steve Simonin, President & CEO; Amy McDaniel, Belmond CEO; Cindy Hunter, CQO; Holly Martin, HRO; Greg Polzin, CFO; and Regan Swisher, CCO.

 

 

Making the Rounds

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river* and he is not the same man.” – Heraclitus A couple of months ago my wife shared this quote with me. The more I reflect on it, the more I appreciate it. It is full...
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Amy's Reflections

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” - Charles Darwin Just like many of your households, we have a lot of excitement and energy this week as the kids head back to school. They are excited to meet...
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Notes from Steve

I’ve got a good friend I’ve known most all of my life who is dealing with a loved one who is abusing substances. She told me about this about a year ago, but it has recently gotten worse, and this person is now going away to get clean. My friend...
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Making the Rounds

College Bound Yesterday we took our two youngest children, Hunter (18) and Grant (17) to college. They will attend the University of Iowa. It was fun, but also a lot of hard work (I forgot, we were actually MOVING them!). Hunter is in Currier Hall and Grant is in the...
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Notes from Steve

Life is a series of short stories with interesting characters (or at least I hope it still continues to be). One of the most interesting characters I had the pleasure to know passed on recently. He was bombastic, opinionated, loud, caring, passionate, and believed deeply in his path. God only...
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Amy's Reflections

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”~ John C. Maxwell I recently read an article that shared sociologists tell us that even the most introverted people will influence 10,000 others in an average lifetime. That is a lot of influence in the...
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Notes from Steve

At the quarterly employee meetings we’re showing homemade videos that we made several years ago. We laughed a lot making these, and we based them around our standards of behaviors. They weren’t scripted (somewhat obviously), and we didn’t spend a lot on props or location (obviously), but the message came...
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Making the Rounds

This morning I saw our friend, Larry, again out walking in front of the hospital. It was ironic because he was out there two weeks ago when Steve was writing his article, and we both wrote about him. Today I went out and reintroduced myself. This time I told him...
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Steve's Notes

I had a lot of conversations on the bike with different people last week. I had a lot of time to think as well. I think I’m a negative thinker. I was checking in with myself on all the thoughts and comments I had and was mortified that my attitude...
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Amy's Reflections

Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.” ~ Mattie Stepanek I had the wonderful opportunity last week to visit my elderly Aunt and Uncle in Missouri. They live...
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