Category Archive for "Leadership"

What’s the Speed Limit?

What’s the Speed Limit?

Spending time with leaders who are open to new ideas and challenging their assumptions can be very inspiring. I recently had the privilege of spending two days with such a group of leaders. We were talking about the challenges of

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Keep Growing: An Administrator Reflects on National Nursing Home Week

I think the reason most of us stay in long-term care is for the people.   Nothing is better than coming to work each day and being able to make a difference for those who have chosen to make their home

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It’s Time to Celebrate!

We are very excited to announce that Sherbrooke Community Centre has been on the the Eden Alternative journey for 15 years; and what a wonderful 15 years it has been. We have so many reasons to celebrate and so many

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Leadership and Execution: Keys to Culture Change

This copy was originally posted as a Guest Column on McKnight’s Long Term Care News A student preparing her master’s thesis in healthcare management recently asked me, “Why aren’t more organizations doing The Eden Alternative or something like it?” From

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Stage Three of Tribal Leadership: “I’m Great!”

As we count down to the conference, we’ve been talking to best-selling author John King about his book, Tribal Leadership.  Labeled an “unusually nuanced view of high-performance cultures,” Tribal Leadership frames leadership in terms of five distinct stages, each involving

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Welcome a New Registry Member

Welcome a New Registry Member

Evergreen Living Center, St. Ignace, MI, joined the Eden Alternative Registry on March 5, 2104. Located near the beautiful Mackinac Island with a view of Lake Huron they provide a cozy human habitat for 48 Elders. You will instantly feel the

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Introducing The Second Wind Tour

Introducing The Second Wind Tour

Last summer I was taken by the feeling that the time was right to start a new conversation about why we so often feel that our lives are out of balance– and how we can restore that balance. It had

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Feeling Boxed In?

Why is it that we are constantly trying to put our lives, and all the tasks within it, into separate boxes? I find it interesting to see how I compartmentalize paperwork and tasks in my job. I can even remember

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Stage Two of Tribal Leadership: "My Life Sucks"

“People in Stage Two have pretty much taken themselves out of the game. They find themselves cynical or in despair, so they’ve disconnected from others in the workspace,” says John King, Tribal Leadership.

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Guest Blog: The Eden Alternative and The Flood

Guest Blog: The Eden Alternative and The Flood

Rachel Wynn, MS CCC-SLP is speech-language pathologist specializing in geriatric care. She blogs at Gray Matter Therapy, which strives to provide information about geriatric care including functional treatment ideas, recent research, and ethical care. Find her on Facebook, Twitter, or hiking with her dog

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Honoring Passion, Recognizing Champions

We recently heard about two well-deserved recognitions for Eden Registry Members. Piner’s Nursing & Guest Homes in Napa, CA was voted Napa’s best Nursing Home by the Elders of the Napa community! Wesley Meadows Retirement Community in Hernando, MS has

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Exploring Tribal Leadership: Stage One

Several weeks back I posted a blog featuring an interview with John King, author of the best-selling book Tribal Leadership:  Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization and a keynote speaker at the 2014 Eden Alternative International Conference. During

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