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Ah, games. Games can be fun, but they can also be frustrating. They can be frustrating when you do not know the rules.
This is the magic of the rubber band. It only works when it is stretched! Its real value is realized when it is stretched.
So far, during my pharmacy career, I have had the privilege and honour to work in about 30 different pharmacies, visit hundreds more, and speak with thousands of pharmacists at various meetings and conferences.
What can we learn about leadership with handwashing, especially in challenging times? There is a very important principle that we must be sure not to overlook.
As the pandemic began in the spring of 2020, there were many pharmacies facing adversity. To some it was increased volume, while others faced decreased volume. Some faced staffing challenges.
Leadership is a big topic in most situations, but then throw in some uncertain times, like a pandemic, and there are a couple lessons to learn.
Your most valuable asset is your TEAM! In my career, I have dispensed in over two dozen pharmacies. As such, I have had the privilege of working with many different teams. I can tell you that I did not always look at my team as an asset.