"Everything was O.K. around here until you showed up"
This is Part Two of a series of
Silly Things Physician Leaders Sometimes Say
Someone in the senior leadership team will often aim that comment at you after the successful launch of your burnout prevention program. I consider it a healthy sign for your organization. Senior leaders do not always share my viewpoint.
Here is the simple - and silly - thinking behind that statement:
- Before your burnout prevention program launch no one talked about stress and burnout.
- Now everyone is talking about it and offering suggestions for improvements.
- So it must be your fault, right?