Implementation of Health Reform along with the aging of our population will significantly increase the demand for health leaders and professionals. The challenge is that shortages and mal-distribution already exist in many key health professions and tidal waves of retirements are on the horizon from our current aging workforce. This "Perfect Health Workforce Storm" creates serious concerns about who will take care of us but is a major opportunity for you. You could not be pursuing health…Continue
Added by Jeff Oxendine on February 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
My wife and I get The Oprah Magazine. It always has great insights into choosing and living the life and career that fits who you really are. The February issue had a feature called “You in Six Words” http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/Six-Word-Memoirs-O-Magazine-Mini-Memoirs/1. It was inspired by a 5 year project by Smith Magazine in which they asked people to describe their lives in six…Continue
Added by Jeff Oxendine on February 10, 2012 at 6:37am — No Comments
For the last 15 years my partner, Rick Foster, and I have traveled to all 7 continents studying people who report being extremely happy and successful in their life. This journey has lead us to develop a universal model of 9 behaviors that are now scientifically-validated by both medical studies and other research to lead to emotional capability, perceived high-quality of life, and success in whatever we strive to achieve. In the years since creating our model, we have used it to help…Continue
Added by Greg Hicks on January 31, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments
Establishing your Goals and Action Plan for 2012
Last week I talked about the value of written goals and an action plan. To help you establish your authentic health career goals and action plan, I encourage you to consider the following 3-step process. To make it easy I have attached a document with a format that you might find useful.
The steps are:
1. Use the My Authentic Health Career Framework to focus on goals that will help you…Continue
Renew your commitment to advance your authentic health career; establish 2012 goals and an action plan.
As we try to live up to our new year’s resolutions and make good choices about our 2012 priorities, it’s a good time to reflect on where you are and where you want to go and begin to lay out a plan for moving forward. If you haven’t already done so, it is a great opportunity to renew your commitment to pursue your authentic health career.
Added by Jeffrey Oxendine on January 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Happy New Year and Happy MLK Day! I hope that your 2012 is off to a great start! On this special day I am excited to launch my new blog and to finally move forward again on My Health Career. After much consideration, I am confident that developing My Health Career (MHC) is part of my own authentic health career direction and am recommitted to…Continue