Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 42

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.

 

 

Notes from Steve

Yesterday I was telling a friend that I usually only compete or participate if I can win or dominate. (… she had a long serious pause …) “Ok, well that is a very brave observation and so if you want to evolve, how are you going change that?” Me being...
Read More

Amy's Reflections

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever wondered if you are on the right path? Daily I encounter individuals that are struggling with this very thing. We have all been in...
Read More

Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU THINK I’m not a neurobiologist, but I like to play one for purposes of writing an article. I have been learning a lot about the stress response in humans. Back in the days when we had to literally worry about survival, (shelter from the elements, food,...
Read More

Notes from Steve

Sad day today. We lost a good friend and comrade this past week in Don Barnes. He was an awesome therapist but more importantly – a really good guy. We’ll miss him, that’s for sure. RIP Don. I attended a gathering on mindful leadership last week. It was only a...
Read More

Notes from Steve

So I am having the first backyard party of the summer at my house later tonight … it is pretty close to the coldest August day on record. I thought when I chose this day a month or two ago – we’d be warm and in shorts … not shivering...
Read More

Amy's Reflections

It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive disenchanted. - Japanese Proverb Rick and I managed to somehow align our schedules for the first time this summer, and we are both off on vacation this week. Ironically, it turns out that we won’t actually be going anywhere on our...
Read More

Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

E Squared (Engagement x Experience) E2 is our theme for the year. We have been presenting it at QEM’s, clinic ops, med staff meetings, and all around the facilities. We are a five star organization. We have a very engaged work force and medical staff. We do very well in...
Read More

Notes from Steve

My friend moved to Chicago. She attended a Cubs game there the second day and was on seen on TV. She’s in the black hat. Friends all over took pictures of her on their TV’s. My uncle George once was on the Lawrence Welk show in the 70’s and danced...
Read More

Notes from Steve

This is a weirdly strange week for me. I was trying to figure it out and was telling a friend of my “dilemma”. She asked what had changed in my life. When I was growing up I had a group of friends – guys and girls – from the neighborhood...
Read More

Amy's Reflections

Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. --Vince Lombardi As I was talking to another leader this week she made the comment that she doesn’t know how I do it, balancing work and raising four children....
Read More
of 50
Showing 411-420 of 498
© 2019 Iowa Specialty Hospital. All rights reserved.