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Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 8 – Run! The boss is coming with feedback!

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George Anastasopoulos
“I need to give you some feedback.” When I first heard this from my manager, early in my career, I thought “great! I want know how I can improve.” In the next 15 minutes he started by pointing out in painful detail everything I did wrong. Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 7 – Throw out your employee recognition program!

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“We just completed an employee engagement survey because we really want our people to feel like they belong, can do good work, serve patients well, and be happy.” Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 6 – Accept life as it happens and deal with it

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GeorgeA NEW
Managers seek to control the uncontrollable then get upset when it happens. Leaders know they control nothing, accept life as it happens and deal with it. Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? – Part 5 – Remove your blinders!

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George Anastasopoulos
Managers wear blinders and focus on where they’re going. Leaders are curious and notice what’s going on Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 4 – Become the master of your time

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Most of us appreciate and are grateful for the things in our lives that are precious to us. The list is typically pretty short and likely includes health, family, relationships, our work or career, etc. Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 3 – Manage expectations!

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“I expect you to get this all done on time.” “I expect you to do everything I ask of you, when I ask.” “I expect no surprises.” Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 2. Do your homework!

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George-Anastasopoulos
A pharmacist I was coaching recently moved to another pharmacy across town. I asked her what prompted her decision to move. “My new boss,” she replied, “isn’t a jerk.” Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a pharmacy “leader”? Part 1

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George Anastasopoulos
You’re a pharmacist serving patients, possibly an owner with skin in the game, and a manager trying to run a profitable business by doing things right while having few things go wrong. You’re it – the go-to person for all the answers, decisions, direction (aka instructions), help, and one to solve everyone's problems. You’re the person who’s needed, always, by everyone, for everything. Read more