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Spirituality in the Workplace?

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel asks what it means to foster "spirituality" in the workplace. 

ACC November 17, 2017

1 (Maybe 2) Percent Feedback

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel writes that feedback must be sifted to be useful, so how does one find the 1, maybe 2, percent of the conversation that is genuinely helpful?

ACC October 17, 2017

Making Sense of the Skills Gap

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel examines the skills gap from both the employee and employer perspective to get to the root of the issue.  

ACC September 14, 2017

Beware the Style Du Jour

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel studies the life of interior designer and fashion icon Iris Barrel Apfel, who famously stated, "Great personal style is an extreme curiosity about yourself."  

ACC August 18, 2017

Cultivating Cultural Dexterity Helps Companies Flourish

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel takes a look at how being dexterous and deft can help healthcare organizations embrace diversity and inclusion initiatives.  

ACC July 21, 2017

Why Employers Should Appreciate and Leverage a Multi-Generational Workplace

Millennials and Gen-Xers are driving significant change in the workplace that many employees across all generations want, writes HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel, and employers are wise to capitalize on this trend.

ACC May 22, 2017

Encourage Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace by Setting Strong Boundaries

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel writes about why establishing strong boundaries and enforcing them over time is critical to your success in the workplace.

ACC April 20, 2017

5 Steps to Overcoming Your Fears

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel looks at what holds people back from pursuing new career opportunities, and he walks through five steps that can help eliminate fears to help you move forward. 

ACC March 24, 2017

Define Your Destination Through Personal Branding

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel looks at the winding career path of Dorie Clark, CEO of Clark Strategic Communications, and how she became a recognized expert in personal branding. Using Clark's principles, Abel provides a wealth of information about how to reinvent yourself through personal branding. 

ACC February 8, 2017

Whether You Win or Lose, Don’t Lose the Lessons

HFMA Career Coach Joe Abel looks at the career wins and losses of Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young, and how we can learn career lessons from Young's attitude about winning and losing.

ACC January 16, 2017