Why Doctors Need Leadership Training

Harvard Business

Although medical trainees spend years learning about physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry, there are few formal avenues through which trainees learn fundamental leadership skills, such as how to lead a team, how to confront problem employees, how to coach and develop others, and how to resolve conflict. Assessment systems should also be developed to mitigate biases that downplay or disregard women’s and minorities’ leadership capabilities. STOCK4B-RF/Getty Images.

Many Employees Have a Mid-Career Crisis. Here’s How Employers Can Help

Harvard Business

Entry-level employees learning the ropes garner more than their share of managers’ time, and those transitioning toward retirement pull executives’ focus by necessity as they work to develop succession plans. Many companies and leaders have failed to develop plans for the employee who has progressed in his career but may not see many opportunities left at his existing company. Develop an internal mission for those needing a deeper sense of purpose. HBR Staff.

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