What is the biggest gift a leader can get? A meeting FREE zone… priceless!
Now what to do with this precious time? Hide in your office with the door closed trying to catch up with the endless stream of emails or leave your office behind to mingle with staff?
You should chose the later each and every time. Take advantage of meeting free time periods to do some POSITUDE ROUNDING on your staff and patients alike.
Commit yourself, use this time to leave your stresses behind and make this all about your staff, patients and prevention of disruptive process failures.
Leave your office in the right frame of mind showing empathy, compassion and a genuine positive attitude. This is your opportunity to build long lasting partnerships with your co-workers by taking the time to know just a little more about them. Make it all about them not so much about yourself. Show appreciation and acknowledge all the their efforts and gains.
Don’t miss this opportunity to spend time with your patients as well. Randomly pick a room, introduce yourself and advise your patients that you are simply there to listen or to talk about the birds and the bees. Go with the conversation wherever the patient wants it to go. Most often, just a few minutes of your time and attention will be worth its weighed in gold.
To preserve meeting free zones on my calendar, we will schedule fake meetings which creates time to do what I like best…. mingle with my patients and staff!
Just Do It!