Leadership and Business Principles Curriculum

This curriculum is designed for professionals that would like to develop and hone their skills in business and leadership. There are so many resources out there, this list is meant to narrow the focus into the highest yield resources available on the most utilized topics.



Leadership


  • Learn from the Best: Exemplary Leaders and Stories

    • Teddy roosevelt

      • Overview: 10 Theodore Roosevelt Leadership Lessons (Link)

      • Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership (Link)


    • Mayo Clinic

      • Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic (Link)


    • Lincoln, Johnson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Franklin Roosevelt

      • Leadership in Turbulent Times (Link)


    • Jocko 

      • Jocko Leadership and Discipline Podcast (link)



  • Leadership Basics

    • Book: Extreme Ownership (Link)

    • Putting Leadership into Action, Jocko Interview (Link

    • Book: The Dichotomy of Leadership (Link)

    • Book: Leadership Strategies and Tactics (Link

    • Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People (Link)

    • Book: Hal Moore LTG on Leadership: Winning when outgunned and outmanned (Link)

    • Jocko Episode 192, Leadership with Sean Parnell (Link


  • Communication Strategies For Leaders

    • Executive presence

      • Self-compassion will make you a better leader (Link)


    • Persuasive public speaking


    • Difficult conversations

      • Superhuman feedback (link)


    • Negotiation

      • Book: Never split the difference (link)


  • Healthcare Leadership

    • Systematic Thinking

      • Lessons We Can Learn from Aviation Checklists (link)


    • Organizational Change

      • Becoming the Change: Leadership Behavior Strategies for Continuous Improvement in Healthcare (Link)

      • Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center’s Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience (Link)


    • Patient Experience

      • If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently (Link)


    • Physician Leadership

      • Growing Physician Leaders: Empowering Doctors to Improve Our Healthcare (Link)

      • Good Leaders Ask Great Questions (Link)


Operational Strategy

  • Important Concepts:

    • Article: 80/20 rule (Link)

    • Article: Blue ocean (Link)


  • Accounting and Finance

    • Articles: 

    • How to Calculate a Return on Investment (ROI) (link)

    • Central Banking Explained (link)

    • Time Value of Money (link)

    • How to read a financial report (link)

    • Analyzing Financial Statements (link)

    • Opportunity Costs (link)

    • Enterprise Value & Market Value (link)

    • Employee Equity: Vesting (link)

    • What a CEO Does (link)

    • Margins (link)

    • Financing Options for Startups (link)

    • EBITDA (link)

    • Cap Tables (link)

    • Burn Rate (link)

    • The Board of Directors, Board Meetings (link)

    • Revenue Models (link)

    • Convertible Debt (link)

    • Valuation (link)

    • Revisiting The Term Sheet, Brad Feld (link)

    • Selling Your Company (link)



  • Strategic planning and execution

    • Article: Harvard Business Review: Strategy to Execution (Link

    • Article: Harvard Business Review: Strategy Execution (Link)

    • Strategy map key example: Balanced Scorecard (link)

    • SWOT analysis templates (link)

    • Article: SWOT analysis explanation (link

      • Strategic planning and thinking ahead with considering strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT)


  • Management 

    • Book: High Output Management (link)

    • Book: Principles, Ray Dalio (link)


  • Crisis management

    • Audio: Decision making in a crisis – Jocko (link)

    • Audio: Making the ethical decision: Principled leadership (link)

    • Audio: Creativity in a crisis (link)


  • Measuring and reporting impact


  • Conflict resolution and Communication

    • Radical Candor Summary (link)


  • Organizational change

    • 10 Principles of leading change (link)


  • Overcoming barriers

    • Antifragile teams: A how to (link)


  • Project management

    •  Resource management and Teams (Link)


  • Lean Management

  • Book: The Lean Startup, Eric Ries (link)


  • Quality

    • Book: Let My People Go Surfing, Yvon Chouinard (link)



Teams

  • Incentivising People

    • Article: Behavioral economics to design incentives (link)


  • Communication

    • Book: High Output Management, Andy Grove (link)

    • Radical Candor (Link


  • Effective mentoring

    • 6 Things Every Mentor Should Do (Link)



Business Principles

  • Economics

    • Video: How the Economic Machine Works, Ray Dalio (link)


  • Innovation

    • Book: Competing Against Luck, Clay Christensen (link)


  • Marketing

    • Email Mastery (link)

    • The Impact of Marketing Strategies in Healthcare Systems (Link)


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