Quint Studer, Author, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
Quint Studer is a community volunteer, a visionary, an entrepreneur, a mentor to many, and extremely dedicated to his community. For more than 30 years, he has given his life to designing the building blocks in organizations that will guide them to achieving and sustaining a culture of high performance.
Quint Studer is the founder of Studer Group®, a recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Studer Group is an outcomes firm that implements Evidence-Based Leadership systems and practices to help organizations achieve, sustain, and accelerate in service, quality, finance, people, and growth. For six consecutive years – the last three being in the top 10 – Studer Group has been named one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work®. Quint retired from Studer Group in March of 2016 to become a full-time community volunteer to undertake the development, training, and education of the Pensacola Metro Community.
Inc. magazine named Studer it’s Master of Business, making him the only healthcare leader to have ever won this award. Twice Modern Healthcare has chosen him as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare for his work on institutional healthcare improvement. Modern Healthcare, along with its sister publication Advertising Age, also honored him with the first Healthcare Marketing Visionary IMPACT award in 2014. Around the same time, Becker’s Hospital Review recognized him as one of the 40 smartest people in healthcare.
Studer has authored ten books, most of them for the healthcare leadership market. His first book, BusinessWeek bestseller Hardwiring Excellence, is one of the most-read leadership books ever written for healthcare. More than 1 million copies are in circulation and is still one of the best-selling books in healthcare. His latest book, The Busy Leader’s Handbook: How To Lead People And Places That Thrive, is packed with proven best practices, tools, tips, and tactics for engaging employees, revitalizing cultures, delighting customers, and building high-performance companies and reach. It reached number five on the Wall Street Journal’s bestseller list.
Here in Episode #88, Quint starts our show with a leadership mindset that if you see it solve it; Quint walks us through his tremendous career spanning the course of 30+ years as a teacher, healthcare administrator, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author; he shares why self-awareness is needed to fine-tune your leadership skills; Quint teaches us that the best leaders are very coachable; he calls out authenticity as a foundation of good leadership; he shares his biggest failure that almost caused him to walk away from healthcare; Quint highlights the power of learning labs for professional development; he shares a tool that will help you level up to becoming a “Straight A Leader”; he delivers a perfect mindset for creating Always experiences; Quint gives great real-life examples of leading with values; and tells us why leadership is an inside job.