The Transforming cuts through the distraction of the future

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The Transforming

The Transforming is (a name I invented for) the always-happening, always-unfolding state of change in your job, as a result of (big) market forces.

Our jobs are a more meaningful representation of change than the industry and organizational change often discussed as healthcare transformation (and just as often as strategy), because it makes clear the impact of healthcare change on us.

The Transforming, as compared to transformation, exposes a big problem in how organizations work: always planning for some future state, while never quite recognizing it's the present moment that requires full attention.

That problem is a gigantic one. It's perhaps even the problem worth solving toward in bureaucratic organizations.

And most acutely, at least for us and our development, this distraction of the future cons us into believing that development is something we do only to prepare for that future, when in fact, development is also necessary for achieving success in the present moment.

Through The Work is a creativity development studio for healthcare people embracing The Transforming—the always-happening, always-unfolding state of change in your job ... and using it to make more of the change you know should be happening, happen.

The Transforming is the most important professional opportunity of our careers—one that will lead to new job opportunities, real change, and a transformed industry for all of us and everyone else.

My name is Drew Weilage and I work in healthcare, too. At Through The Work, I help people like you make develop a creative practice to do your best work.

Oh, and pep talks! Get a pep talk when you need one: big day, bad day, or any day at all. Text me at 646-450-2465 or send me a note.

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