Category Archives: Education

Watch New Teleos Webinar for Rypple Leadership Series: Coaching with Compassion (Part 2)

Did you know? Only 21% of workers feel engaged at work Disengaged workers cost U.S. companies $300 billion a year 70% of what determines a workplace culture is set by the leader Yesterday, Rypple hosted a Leadership Webinar Series with master coaches … Continue reading

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Taking a Lesson from The Future

Change is hard, and people tend to fail at it often. Try small, safe experiments that move you in the direction of your ideal self. Be selective and deliberate about where you experiment. For example, if you are experimenting with voicing your opinions at meetings, try it out with your family around the dinner table first. Continue reading

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Beyond the Pink: Wake-Up Calls and What I Learned from Cancer

Teleos co-founder, Fran Johnston, writes about her six year journey with cancer. What shocked her, what transformed her, and what has helped heal her. Continue reading

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Beyond the Pink: Wake-Up Calls and What I Learned from Cancer

When I see professional football players wearing pink cleats, gloves and ribbons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am impressed. I love that with the power of marketing and merchandising, millions of people now associate the color pink … Continue reading

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Teleos and The Future Project: 2 Out of 3 Students Say They Are Bored

We’re delighted to support the inspiring and applied efforts of The Future Project, where adults sign on to coach a student once a week for a year. Teleos is helping to train the coaches for this incredible national effort. Excerpt … Continue reading

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Incoming Medical Students Clear Empathy Hurdle (with Teleos)

July 27, 2011 — An innovative medical school program is basing admissions as much on the individual’s emotional intelligence as his or her ability to memorize organic chemistry formulas and score high on the MCAT. “We intend to change the … Continue reading

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SELECTed as future leaders in healthcare

It’s not the typical start to medical school. No gross anatomy lab, no sudden immersion in science. No tests – although those are certainly ahead.

But this isn’t a typical medical school program. SELECT (Scholarly Excellence. Leadership Experiences. Collaborative Training.) is designed to train future physician leaders. Its students gained admittance by going through a rigorous behavioral interview process to assess their levels of emotional intelligence. The process looks for such characteristics as collaboration, adaptability and emotional self-control. Continue reading

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Teleos-USF-LVHN: A Paradigm Shift in Medical Education

The first medical students enrolled in SELECT, an innovative program designed to educate the physician leaders of the future, will arrive on the USF Health campus this week. In addition to their academic credentials, students were chosen for their high level of emotional intelligence. Candidates were assessed using an in-depth interview process often used in the business world but rarely employed in academic medicine. Continue reading

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On Bin Laden’s Death, Consider Martin Luther King Jr: “Returning Violence for Violence Multiplies Violence”

While we consider the death of Bin Laden, let us not forget the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence.” Continue reading

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Doctor(ates) without Borders: Teleos Consultants Go To Zambia

Recently, Teleos consultants, Gretchen Schmelzer and Eddy Mwelwa, with Professor Barbara Okun of Northeastern University and intern Jessica Eisenbach, visited Cavendish University Zambia (CUZ) at the invitation of the university to conduct a needs analysis for a PhD program. Zambian students interested in pursuing PhD studies must leave Zambia, because there is currently no PhD program in country. Continue reading

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