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Becoming a Leader
Here are the classic (and new classic) books on leadership, from some of the greats in the field, like Stephen Covey, Daniel Goleman, and Warren Bennis
Explore this guide to find resources to help you become a great leader, both as a medical student and in your future career as a physician!
Here are the major components of the guide:
Medical Student Leadership
Explore leadership opportunities in medical student and other medical organizations, leadership tips and suggestions for medical students, leadership programs, and grants and awards for leadership projects
Once you're not a student anymore, what's out there for resources on being a physician leader? Explore books, web sites, and organizations that can help develop physician leaders and physician executives
Perhaps you've thought of getting an MBA to supplement your MD degree... Well, here's a list of resources that can help you make that decision, find a great MBA program, and learn about alternate careers that MD/MBA's can have
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
How can you be an innovative leader? How can you start your own business or imbue your work with a sense of entrepreneurship? These resources will help.
Books Recommended by Mayo's Leadership & Organizational Development
Introduction to Leadership by
Publication Date: 2008-11-12
Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, Peter G. Northouse provides readers with practical strategies for becoming better leaders.
Leadership and Self-Deception by
Publication Date: 2010-01-05
The second edition of the bestselling work uses an entertaining story about an executive facing challenges at work and at home to expose the precise psychological processes that conceal true motivations and intentions.
The Power of Full Engagement by
Publication Date: 2005-01-03
The number of hours in a day is fixed, but the quantity and quality of energy available to us is not. The Power of Full Engagement is a highly practical, scientifically based approach to managing your energy more skillfully. It provides a clear road map to becoming more physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused, and spiritually aligned -- both on and off the job.
Fierce Conversations by
Publication Date: 2004-01-06
In this guide, which includes exercises and tools to take you step by step through the Seven Principles of Fierce Conversations, Scott teaches readers how to: Overcome barriers to meaningful communication Expand and enrich conversations with colleagues, friends, and family Increase clarity and improve understanding Handle strong emotions-on both sides of the table
Change Your Questions, Change Your Life by
Publication Date: 2009-06-01
"Change Your Questions, Change Your Life" shows readers how to consistently choose the questions that can lead them to success, both personally and professionally. This technique, called "Questions Thinking," stimulates innovation, accelerate productivity, and create more rewarding relationships. "