Making Innovation Work: Ambidextrous Organizations in the Seniors Housing and Care Industry

As published by Ryan Frederick, MBA

At LindaShell.com and Legacy Market Services we occasionally come across an article or research paper that we believe can fundamentally impact those directly involved in the field of aging services as well as the businesses that support this industry. Below is a summary (the Abstract) of the article. We recommend you download and read the full […]

The Elements of THRIVE: E for Excellence

Watch our video on achieving “Excellence” Off the top of your head, can you name the best basketball player of all time? The best jazz saxophonist? The best investor? You probably thought of the big names—Michael Jordan, John Coltrane, Warren Buffet. The specific talents and skills of these three couldn’t be more different, but they […]

The Elements of THRIVE: V for Vigor

Watch our video about having “Vigor” Being a strong leader doesn’t just mean knowing your stuff. It doesn’t mean having all the words to say or planning all the right things to do. At it’s core, it means being strong—literally. Your physical, mental, and spiritual health all have a direct impact on your work performance and your […]

The Elements of THRIVE: R for Realistic

Watch our video on being “Realistic” In order to make the intangibility of hopes and dreams into tangible plans and goals, one must first determine how that transition is made. This requires being Realistic, the 3nd element of SurTHRIVELeadership. A realist knows the extent of their abilities and is well aware of every resource at their disposal. In […]

The Elements of THRIVE: I for Insight

Watch our video on having “Insight” Insight, the fourth SurTHRIVELeadership element, is all about looking below the surface. It’s about looking for patterns in the subtext of ordinary and extraordinary things, finding connections that weren’t obvious at the outset. To provide insight, one must seek the why’s or how’s of a certain event to give a new perspective […]

The Elements of THRIVE: H for Hope

Watch our video on having “Hope” The 2nd element of SurTHRIVELeadership is Hope. One might think, “of course, everyone has hope”. True, I believe hope is something intrinsic to everyone. But when you you take a closer look at it, you realize how much hope really plays a part in quality leadership. To have hope means to […]

The Elements of THRIVE: T for Tested

Watch our video on being “Tested” Everyone has been through difficult times; events that test their character, their beliefs, their emotional and physical strength. They can be significant once-in-a-lifetime events, or they might simply be the challenges of everyday life. Some have a positive outcome, like a job search, and others, like the loss of […]

The Inspirations of SurTHRIVELeadership

Watch our video on “The Inspirations of SurTHRIVELeadership“ Before we jump into the elements of SurTHRIVELeadership, let’s take a look at the thought process behind how it came to be. What really makes the SurTHRIVE method tick? One of its biggest influences is the field of positive psychology. Positive psychology is the study of the […]

The Importance of Resilience

If you asked anyone on the street what the characteristics of a good leader are, what do you think you’d hear? Probably all the usual suspects: tenacity, integrity, insightfulness, etc. How about resilience? It probably didn’t come to the top of your head, but it’s certainly just as essential. Resilience is the ability to pick […]