HELPING HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE TEAMS

ACHIEVE GREAT THINGS

“Our senior executive capacity has increased geometrically—the senior team is now making more and better decisions with less effort.”
Michael D. Connelly | President and CEO | Mercy Health

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“By participating directly in our meetings, O’Brien Group provided immediate feedback that helped us breakthrough to a new level of performance.”

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Lead Better. Achieve More.

We teach senior executive teams of large health systems how to break through to the next level of performance.
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Through The CEO/Team Advantage™ O’Brien Group’s® team of leadership consultants shows your team how to:

  • Be a collaborative team that thrives under extreme pressure;
  • Move with agility and decisiveness;
  • Better leverage the team’s collective intelligence to drive superior performance.

Organizations we work with are high performers:

  • They lead their peers on most operational measures.
  • They win Top 10 Best U.S. Health System Awards (Thompson-Reuters).
  • They move quickly when speed is necessary and are better prepared for what they cannot possibly predict.

How we work:

  • We observe and assess your team to determine your Team Effectiveness Profile in the context of your strategic priorities.
  • We create a customized process which includes precise language and explicit practices that will enable your team to achieve its potential.
  • We then provide both individual and team coaching that supports you in leading System transformation.

Red Flags -
Low Performing Executive Teams

  • Avoid decisions, won’t make the tough calls
  • Don’t keep promises, can’t be counted upon to accomplish goals
  • Make excuses or blame others when things go badly
  • Don’t share power through delegation or collaboration
  • Let underlying assumptions remain unexpressed
  • Tolerate unresolved conflicts
  • Don’t inspire, or create a strong sense of purpose in others
  • Don’t ask questions that identify core issues, instead talk around the issues

Meet the Team

Our team of former CEOs, psychologists, physicians and executive educators help our clients apply new leadership practices to their live business issues. We coach executives and their teams one-on-one and as a group to help them think clearer, lead better change and achieve faster results.

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What Clients Say

Michael D. Connelly

O'Brien Group's approach has increased our senior executive capacity geometrically—the senior team is making more and better decisions with less effort. This kind of senior-level decisiveness has already impacted key financial and quality metrics throughout the system.

Mark Clement

The O’Brien Group consultants gave my team the tools required to move from “good to great”. They did this by working with us during our team meetings as well as individually, ensuring that their support was tailored to the actual challenges we face every day – customized and well – crafted.

Tammie Brailsford

Accountability is one of our core values. Before working with the O’Brien Group, it was a word we used in our marketing materials. Now it is a visible and tangible part of our culture. We set courageous, bold goals and hold ourselves and one another accountable to achieve them.