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Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast

Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast

Where healthcare leaders see their problems and challenges through a brand-new lens.

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#106: Is Problem Solving the Most Valuable Skill a Leader Can Have?

One of the core characteristics of a strong leader is they are an excellent problem solver. As clinicians you are also trained to solve problems for the patients/clients you serve.  But what we’ve come to learn is not all problems are solvable, and problem-solving skills don’t work on all the challenges that leaders face.  So, then what do you do?  Today, we are going to tell you what you can do.  We are going to talk about an essential competency every leader must have to overcome unsolvable problems and achieve sustainable outcomes.  For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastIf you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! Other Resources You May Enjoy:Self-Study Opportunity:  Enrollment is open to our Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!If you have questions for us email your questions to [email protected] Upcoming Events: Ultimate Dynamic Balance Bootcamp, September 13-17, 2021The Ultimate Dynamic Balance Bootcamp is a virtual bootcamp designed to enable healthcare leaders like you to learn about and apply a proven strategy that will allow you to balance your professional and personal life, make a difference at work, and experience more joy, without feeling exhausted and overwhelmed!Click here to join the waitlist and be the first to know when the doors are open! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llchttps://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLChttps://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC
July 21, 2021

#105: Managing the Tensions Underneath Burnout: Exploring the Individual and Organizational Responsibility

Burnout continues to be a significant challenge in healthcare for clinicians and leaders.In this episode we explore addressing burnout for clinicians and leaders from the perspective of individual responsibility and organizational responsibility.We talk about the numerous tensions and values that lie under the surface of burnout and the significance of being able to distinguish between what is a problem that can be solved and a tension that must be managed. We also discuss the system level changes that can impact burnout and the individual factors that are necessary to combat burnout. As we close the episode, we share our thoughts about the best place to begin to address burnout and manage the underlying tensions.For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastNEW Opportunity:  Enrollment is now open to our NEW Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!We would love to have you contribute to this podcast by submitting a question that we can feature in a future episode.  All you must do is email your question to  [email protected] If you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!
July 14, 2021

#104: Living Leadership Principles: A Look into the Past, Present, and Future of the National Academies of Practice featuring Dr. Rick Weisbarth and Dr. Jody Frost

In this episode we interview Dr. Rick Weisbarth, the president, and Dr. Jody Frost, the immediate past president of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).You may or may not be familiar with NAP, so we begin the interview with Rick introducing NAP, why it was established, and why it exists today.  We talk about healthy partnerships and some of the partnerships NAP has established to promote interprofessional collaboration and represent the interprofessional perspective on national initiatives.Rick and Jody share their experience with leveraging dialogue to support meaningful conversations within the NAP leadership team and as leaders.Rick and Jody also talk about the impact of Polarity Thinking™ and having a polarity mindset has had on how the NAP executive council addressed challenges over the past few years and how this new skill has impacted how they lead. Lastly, as we end the interview, we talk about how NAP intends to impact interprofessional healthcare now and into the future.You can see this episode is all about applying leadership skills such as healthy relationships, dialogue, and Polarity Thinking™ and the impact it can have on you as a leader and on your leadership teams, can’t you?  Listen now!For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastNEW:  Enrollment is now open to our NEW Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!We would love to have you contribute to this podcast by submitting a question that we can feature in a future episode.  All you must do is email your question to  [email protected] If you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!
July 7, 2021

#103: Mastering Feedback to Both Give and Receive it in a Healthy Way featuring Beth Wonson

In this episode, we interview Beth Wonson about her book Mastering Feedback:  Everything You’ve Never Been Told About How to Give Feedback”. Beth shares why she wrote the book and the 4- step process that can help managers give and receive feedback.Beth also talks about the Navigating Challenging Dialogue Framework she’s created.Toward the end of the interview, we discuss the impact of the pandemic on communication and feedback as well as the trends Beth is seeing in work environments.  You probably already realize this is an important interview to listen to for anyone who gives or receives feedback, which is most of us!  Don’t hesitate, listen now!For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastNEW:  Enrollment is now open to our NEW Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!We would love to have you contribute to this podcast by submitting a question that we can feature in a future episode.  All you must do is email your question to  [email protected] If you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!
June 30, 2021

#102: How to use Polarity Intelligence™ to Invite Differing Perspectives and Create Team Psychological Safety

In this episode, we explore how Polarity Intelligence™ supports Team Psychological Safety.We discuss how to invite the voices of those with differing perspectives and look for any interdependencies of those perspectives. We also talk about advocacy and the role it plays in creating an environment of inclusion.As we close the episode we share the risks and benefits leaders face when they do or don’t use Polarity Intelligence™ to create an environment of Team Psychological Safety.We could tell you this episode is full of pearls of wisdom, but we won’t, we’ll let you discover that for yourself.  Go ahead and listen now.For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastNEW Opportunity:  Enrollment is now open to our NEW Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!We would love to have you contribute to this podcast by submitting a question that we can feature in a future episode.  All you must do is email your question to  [email protected] If you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! 
June 23, 2021

#101: Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-being through Peer Support featuring Dr. Jo Shapiro

Dr. Jo Shapiro was the founding Director of the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is an associate professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School.. Dr. Shapiro saw early on how the culture of medicine needed to better support physicians and how physicians could support each other. The center was intentionally designed to provide practical applications through programs that have become models for other institutions. Dr. Shapiro continues to educate and assist organizations in developing specific programmatic and educational approaches, such as peer support, well-being programs, professionalism initiatives, and conflict management.We are so excited to bring Dr. Shapiro on to the show to find out why peer support is such a powerful solution to emotional well-being. Tune in as we explore organizational change, how to best support leaders, give people agency, combat isolation and how we can all be partners, not victims, in organizational change.You may or may not realize this yet, but this episode is filled with pearls of wisdom and information that all leaders can benefit from, so don’t hesitate, listen now! For full show notes and links, visit:https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcastNEW:  Enrollment is now open to our NEW Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU!  Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll!We would love to have you contribute to this podcast by submitting a question that we can feature in a future episode.  All you must do is email your question to  [email protected] If you found value in this episode, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! 
June 16, 2021

Healthcare's MissingLogic Podcast

This is the only podcast that shows healthcare leaders how to apply Polarity Thinking, the MissingLogic in healthcare, to their reoccurring challenges, so they can stop wasting time, money, and resources on fixes that fail.

If you are a leader who wants to create a Healthy Healing Organization where staff and leaders thrive and perform at the highest level, where values are aligned, outcomes are sustainable, and the highest quality of care is delivered, then this podcast is for you.

Each week listeners learn how to leverage a polarity mindset and lens to explore every-day challenges from the leaders who are striving to manage them.
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Team

Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT

Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT

Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations combat burnout by creating healthy work cultures leveraging the Healthy Healing Organization (H2O) Framework. Tracy has over 20 years of experience coaching and mentoring healthcare leaders across North America to establish interprofessional collaborative practice environments.

Tracy currently works with healthcare leaders, helping them establish and maintain resilience and work-life balance, so they can make a difference, live on purpose, and perform at the highest level in every meaningful aspect of their life. Tracy is also the co-host of Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast and she’s a doctoral candidate in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL.
Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to creating healthy healing work culture organizations through the Healthy Healing Organizations (H2O) Framework and coaching healthcare leaders to be resilient and balanced leveraging the Dynamic Balance Effect Framework™. Michelle is the co-host of Healthcare’s MissingLogic Podcast, a podcast focused on unleashing the power of Polarity Thinking in healthcare.

Michelle is the immediate past president of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) representing 14 different health professions to advance interprofessional care in the U.S. Michelle has held industry and national leadership roles to advance professional practice in healthcare settings across North America. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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