4 female healthcare leaders share their daily mantra

Kelly Gooch –
Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Lisa Shannon, president and COO of Allina Health (Minneapolis): I am always the very first awake in your house. Up early, some sort of physical activity, then I can begin my day. I constantly attempt to be up very first and have the quiet of the house, have time for activity and then start my day.

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Carolyn Ogland, MD, CMO of North Memorial Health (Robbinsdale, Minn.): Gratitude– for my household, friends and working at North Memorial Health.

Tina Freese Decker, president and CEO of Spectrum Health (Grand Rapids, Mich.): I have two: “If you wish to go fast, go alone. If you wish to go far, go together,” and, “Imagine the possibilities.”.

Adrienne Schultz, MSN, RN, vice president and CNO of Advocate Aurora St. Lukes South Shore (Cudahy, Wis.): Dont wish for it, work for it. You can invest an awful lot of time thinking about what you actually desire, pondering if its worth it, and how youre going to get there. Lisa Shannon, president and COO of Allina Health (Minneapolis): I am always the first awake in the home.

Adrienne Schultz, MSN, Registered Nurse, vice president and CNO of Advocate Aurora St. Lukes South Shore (Cudahy, Wis.): Dont want it, work for it. You can spend a dreadful great deal of time thinking about what you really desire, considering if its worth it, and how youre going to get there. Get moving, do something about it, make it occur..

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In each interview, female leaders share their everyday mantra. Here are a couple of responses collected in the last month, in alphabetical order.