Making Invisibility Cool (Again), by Charles Roussel
Invisibles are everywhere, deriving satisfaction from the work itself and not from the degree of attention they receive from it. Despite having the means to pursue other careers, invisibles have chosen ones that “accord no outward recognition from the end user.” Sound like anyone you know?
Olympic Lifting, Quality Improvement: What's the Connection? by Dr. Jennifer HuntWhen we hit a new max in Olympic lifting, it is absolutely meaningless unless we use that gain for all future work going forward. If we don’t use our best work for our everyday training, we leave all kinds of potential gains on the table. Similarly, to make the connection between Olympic lifting and quality improvement in healthcare, it is probably pointless to put a lot of effort into moving a number or metric that you care about, if you aren’t making changes in your systems that will be used going forward.