Monthly Archives: April 2013

When leadership seems lost: it is.

Now that Northwestern Health Sciences University has appointed a new president, it seems important to reflect on the direction being taken. It’s probably important to look forward by first looking to the past. Rather than being ‘doomed to repeat history’ … Continue reading

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Common Ground and the Politics of Power

In a recent conversation with a revered mentor and leader in the profession, we both lamented the painful, fractious positioning that often passes for debate in chiropractic. I have long been puzzled by the dynamic that seeks to force people … Continue reading

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Strategic Investment in a Profession

In a challenging economy, deciding when to invest in growth–or to stabilize so to avoid losses–is a complicated choice. Stripped of politics (a high bar), the calculations basically have to do with understanding what the return on investment might be. … Continue reading

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On Integrative Health Care

The term ‘integrative health care’ gets used a lot. Having been a student of the term–and the movement–for more than half of my professional life in chiropractic, I think it’s important to lay out some ‘design principles’ to help establish … Continue reading

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Three trends that will make or break chiropractic–and what you can do about them

In the new world order of health care reform, a profession that is unconnected to market trends is a profession that will either soon need or already require life support. Chiropractic is no exception; in fact, I’d argue that the … Continue reading

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