"We have to add diversity to our lives" Nice TED talk about diversity and dealing with different opinions.
I have seen bright-eyed, excited, passionate and extremely positive colleagues take up leadership positions with fervour. A year or two later their adjectives change...
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As a parent I have been struck with how often I’ve seen the behaviour of my children replicated in my workplace and more broadly in ‘grown-up politics’, both in and out of the world of medicine.
Looking outwards and towards each other’s organisations, I’d like to think that - with trust - we could among the different entities develop a collective impact plan - not just competition, communication, cooperation, collaboration - true co-design recognising the strengths of each entity.
Nice TED talk about building trust in organisations.
Strong primary care is critical to secure sustainable healthcare for all Australians; we all know that we are facing many challenges to our profession.
By harnessing the true power and wisdom of the collective, will we overcome the artificial barriers which hold us all back. We need to build purposeful partnerships, understanding that we will never truly integrate if we actually set out to dominate.
It is past time that our leaders broke bread together, listening and respecting the differences that define us, as much as our common hopes and aspirations.
Many important decisions are made over quiet chats, informally, over a meal or a glass of wine.