Michael Bungay Stanier, a Rhodes Scholar and author of multiple books including “The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, and Change the Way You Lead Forever”, joins Leader Dialogue co-hosts Dr. Roger Spoelman and Ben Sawyer on the March 15, 2022 podcast. The topic is “Achieving Systemness: Coaching Opportunities” and takes a closer look at best practice coaching as leaders deal with workforce disruptions and staff burnout in the aftermath of the pandemic. Michael shares his perspective and insights on this important topic, providing practical suggestions that can be applied immediately.
Roger Spoelman, DBA, MBA
Roger is a healthcare executive with more than 38 years of industry experience. He most recently served as interim CEO at Trinity Health Regional Systems in New England, Ohio, and Illinois at Loyola University Health System.
His tenure at Trinity Health included leading several hospital mergers, and later as regional executive for the corporation’s Mercy Health operations. He also is founder and executive sponsor of the Trinity Health Innovation Hub. In 2018, Roger oversaw the merger of International Aid Inc. and CURE International Inc., two organizations where he served on the Board of Directors for over a decade. He recently served as the President and CEO for CURE International Inc., which operates eight charitable hospitals in developing nations, and focuses on faith-based care that restores quality of life to pediatric patients with surgically treatable disabilities. Roger was appointed Chair of the BAMF Health board of directors in 2019. He is working closely with the company to achieve their patent-focused mission of bringing intelligence-based precision medicine to the world.
Roger is a co-host of the Baldrige Foundation Leader Dialogue program, and mentors and coaches’ numerous executives and assists organizations and their boards of directors with succession, strategy, and innovation.
Ben Sawyer, MBA, PT, OCS, LBB
Ben Sawyer is an ABOUT executive. He has more than 35 years of industry experience, most recently serving as CEO of SOAR Vision Group, and EVP of Care Logistics.
Ben started his healthcare career in 1985 as a Physical Therapist, focusing on sports medicine and orthopedics, and received his specialist certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) in 1997 from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
After securing his MBA, he moved into hospital administration, overseeing rehab, wellness, cardiac therapy, and occupational medicine services, specializing in team development and performance optimization. This expanded into a system leadership role overseeing performance and quality improvement. During that time Ben achieved his Lean Black Belt certification (LBB)
Ben has a gift for recognizing strategic gaps that can be turned into opportunities. For example, during the COVID-19 crisis he initiated national executive roundtables with the Baldrige Foundation via the Leader Dialogue program to help executives turn the pandemic disruption into an opportunity for improved collaboration and performance towards true Community Health beyond the walls of hospitals and to prioritize and coordinate action and resources.
Michael Bungay Stanier/Author, Speaker & Business Coach
Michael Bungay Stanier has written books that have sold a million copies, including The Coaching Habit, a book that’s become the best-selling book on coaching this century. Michael founded a training and development company, Box of Crayons, that has taught coaching skills to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. He was a Rhodes Scholar and named the #1 Thought Leader in Coaching and a Coaching Guru. Michael has launched several podcasts and spoken live and virtually to crowds of thousands.