What is a Personal Growth Culture

An organization, by nature, is a group of people organized to fulfill a common purpose. Therefore any effort to expand an organization's ability to excel must focus on personal growth for each individual.  In an organization with a personal growth culture, the energizing force that motivates people to perform well and launch new initiatives is their personal aspiration; leadership exists at all levels.

  • Confronting difficult issues is accepted as necessary to produce forward movement, and is done in a manner that strengthens relationships. 
  • Accountability exists throughout the organization and is supportive of people, not punitive.  
  • People seek different opinions and perspectives to enhance their abilities;  Coaching is the norm in relationships

All of which combines to unleash innovative approaches from frontline staff and managers.  Effectively responding to the challenges we are all facing; responding to funding cuts, improving productivity, leadership succession, integrating primary and behavioral  care, Developing and implementing HIT, creating a Patient Centered Medical Home…