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  • Neurosurgeons Speak:
    What is your best leadership advice?

    We asked our members, and they answered. 

    “How about we fill each other’s buckets with recognition and praise.”
     - Costas Hadjipanayis (@hadjiMDPhD)

    “As @cybulski_george says – ‘leaders eat last.’”
     - Joshua Rosenow (@joshuarosenowMD)

    “‘Leaders reflect strength and love. One of the great problems of history is that strength and love have been contrasted as opposites - what is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive, and that love without power is sentimental and anemic.’ – MLK, Jr.”
     - Dr. Alan Scarrow (@DrScarrow)

    “When faced with conflict/gossip/poor communication seek out the person of concern for direct, private, face to face conversation.
    If it’s a misunderstanding they will appreciate you. If they are a bully they will turn their negative energy to an easier target.”
    - Lola Chambless (@lola_chambless)

    “You can never lead where you are not willing to go”
     - Jeremy_Phelps_Neurosurgery (@JNeurosurgery)

    “Excel by cultivating passion and skill in your ‘sweet spot’ and avoid too much time spent in your ‘sweat spot’.”
     - Elad Levy (@EladLevyMD)

    “‘Rank does not confer power or give power. It confers responsibility’ – Peter Drucker”
     - Jason Schwalb MD (@JasonSchwalbMD)

    “’If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.’ (African proverb)”
     - Julie Pilitsis (@JuliePilitsis)

    “Lead by Example.”
    - Jorge F. Urquiaga (@urquiagajf)

    “Never hesitate to surround yourself with people that are not like you!”
    - Jeffrey Balzer (@balzjr)

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