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Middle management is in a golden age. But it’s harder than ever to be a middle manager. Central Management is stories, tips, and wisdom to make it easier to be better.
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This week’s guest on the Central Management podcast is Radhika Palta, administrative director for the surgery department of a West Coast academic medical center.
“Most of the time, I think, your success is how you deal with the outcome of the really challenging stuff that you go through.”
The highlights of our discussion:
4:30 — Radhika introduces the story of her first week on a new job and the near meltdown that met her
7:20 — Details of the drama!
8:20 — Of course, she almost quit
11:10 — A plan comes to light!
12:40 — Of course, she didn’t quit, and tells us why
14:00 — Radhika recounts the steps she took to begin solving the problem
17:10 — The solution!
19:00 — In summary, lessons learned