“Happy families are all alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
So begins the novel Anna Karenina. However, if Leo Tolstoy tagged along with me when I’m summoned to come rescue a clinic with troubles, he would doubtless come up with a similar observation about happy clinical staff and unhappy clinical staff.
In my role as a consultant – spending a relatively brief amount of time in a clinic to help it get on track and solve problems – I see troubled staff and administrators. Unfortunately, I’m not called in to observe happy clinics and partake of celebrations of success.
Each clinic has its unique challenges and problems. And although they ARE problems, it’s the unique part that intrigues me. After all, the problems are severe enough that they are willing to pay me to come untangle the mess. Read more on Surviving In The Society of Women…