A question I love to ask when interviewing candidates for a job is, how do you define honesty and how do you live it? Typically I get a response of, “telling the truth.” That’s it, nothing more. Often the candidate will pause for a moment with a bit of a…


We try to hide it and don’t ever want to talk about it. In job interviews we shun it and look down upon it. People associated with it are lessor’s and undesirables. Yet, it is an essential and inevitable experience every leader must have. …


For those that know me, words carry a lot of power. They define behavior and thought. In this light I hope to share my thoughts on a very important word, passion. I hope those that read this will find this thought provoking and helpful.

The modern use of the word…


Critical attributes needed for a successful workplace

Several years ago, I heard about Professor Kim Cameron, from the University of Michigan, and how he taught the concept of positive leadership and its heliotropic effect.[1] He explained: “This refers to the tendency in all living systems toward positive energy [light] and…


Healthcare in question has always been a pressing issue in the minds of everyone around the world. The concept of personal health is an instinctive priority: No one would prefer to be unwell if they were given the choice. …


The essentiality of healthcare systems is firmly established in modern times, with healthcare providers and institutions widespread and readily accessible for the vast majority of the populace. With a system as far-reaching and intricate as this, it is essential for oversight and administration to occur: There must be a group…


Women play a leading role in the healthcare industry, accounting for 70% of the global healthcare workforce according to the World Health Organization and making 80% of their family’s healthcare decisions according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Despite that influence, women rarely reach the upper ranks within the administrations…


By the year 2030, an estimated 78 million residents in the U.S will be age 65 or older — marking for the first time in history that the number of seniors will surge past the number of children under 18 (estimated 76.7 million). And even now, the aging population has…


Parenting in the 21st century is drastically different, and it’s all thanks to the widespread accessibility of smartphones and tablets. Whereas even just 20 years ago you might have had a single family-shared computer, now there are a multitude of devices which have internet access in the average home. …


For the working father, the first thing he wants his family to know is that everything he is doing is to support his family. Working full-time, going for those promotions, putting in extra hours, it’s all about creating a better life for both his children and his spouse, but this…

Seth Whitmer

Hiram Seth Whitmer is a visionary leader and influencer with a passion for executing the complete turnaround of healthcare organizations

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