As a Culture Strategist, I study the ways institutions and systems interact with people.
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Collective Medicine helps us understand the hierarchies that impede integrated care through stories and popular culture that reveal the history of how these hierarchies came to be.
Practices that are responsive to changes in our culture are opportunities for improved health for patients and their health care providers.
Collective Leadership applies these new narrative principles to organizational structures and leadership. This approach addresses the implicit bias informing an unspoken caste system that limits employee engagement, collaboration, and their ability to provide client centered services.
Work of Care offers free tools to support personal well-being of health care providers, educators, caregivers, parents and anyone who chooses the work of caring for others.
The challenge of caring for people during the Covid-19 pandemic can be daunting. Individuals who consistently practice self-care will bring positive change to their community.
9 Things Long-Haul Covid can Learn from Chronic Lyme Disease
A maligned and misunderstood tick-borne illness can inform patients facing a similar response to infection with Covid-19.
Jan 16, 2022 / Read More
Why We Must Kill the Personal Brand
“What do you want leaders to say about you after you leave the room?”This question was posed to employees at a personal brand workshop em...
Jan 10, 2022 / Read More
Seven Themes of Leadership in Collective Organizations
Designed to support every person who interacts with and within an organization, Collective Organizations replace hierarchical mindsets wi...
Mar 27, 2021 / Read More
Leadership in Collective Organizations
Workplace hierarchies served an earlier era when organizational structures were informed by hero narratives. HBO and Netflix have discove...
Mar 27, 2021 / Read More
Using the ‘Strategic Framework for a Just Transition’ in Human Resources
The “take, make, dispose” economic model of the industrial era dominated business for generations. Company profits relied on large amount...
Mar 21, 2021 / Read More
F*ck Mindfulness, Get Some Sleep
Mindfulness and meditation have well-established benefits. However, the implementation of these practices without consideration for more ...
Mar 20, 2021 / Read More
Go Ahead Gen Z — Get That Tattoo
Instead of submitting to ridicule, reclaim the ‘Z’ as a positive symbol of a global generation working to repair and heal our communities...
Sep 28, 2020 / Read More
7 Essential Elements of Collective Organizations
Designed around supporting every person who interacts with and within an organization, the Collective Organization replaces hierarchical ...
Apr 16, 2020 / Read More
An Argument Against Self-Improvement During a Pandemic
The situation you are in is unprecedented. You do not need to “make good use of this time.”
Apr 14, 2020 / Read More
Revisiting Organizational Structures in a Collective Age
During the COVID-19 pandemic, previously undervalued work was reframed as essential. Grocery clerks, heath care aides, ambulance technici...
Apr 09, 2020 / Read More
Rebecca Zelis, MS