Listen to Mark as he discusses that it's not the people that you have to fire that ruin your organization; it's the people you should have fired but didn't.
Listen to Mark as he discusses that a few months ago, while waiting at the gate for a flight, I couldn’t help but notice a gate agent making some woman unpack and repack and unpack and repack her expandable carry-on suitcase because it was too wide to fit into the measuring “box” for carry-on luggage..
Listen to Mark as he discusses in the real-world context of opportunistic action, “partnership” is a euphemism for “acquired” or “controlled.”
Listen to Mark discuss a topic that you’re probably familiar, if not personally, then at least conceptually, with the notion of “F.U. money” – having enough money that you can simply walk away. That concept, whether you have the money or not, applies directly to your negotiation strategy.
Listen as Mark discusses that both state and national level politicians certainly know what side the bread is buttered on, and who’s doing the buttering. There are far more patients than there are physicians, thus the rush to fix the problem they’ve defined as “surprise medical bills.”
Listen to Mark discuss a recent lawsuit which resulted in a $500,000 plus settlement by Sac Cardio and a $30 million plus settlement by Sutter in regard to their relationship.
Listen as Mark discusses what could happen if patients no longer need you, or, at least, not as much of you?
As I always say, think like a carpenter and measure twice (or even thrice), vetting each deal carefully with healthcare counsel, before cutting once, cutting your own neck, that is.