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Karen Gordon is the President/CEO of 5 Dynamics. As a high-energy problem solver and tireless worker, Karen thrives on helping companies revolutionize work culture and collaboration. Karen developed a methodology as a groundwork to help people collaborate more efficiently in teamwork. Healthcare dramatically benefits from this approach, helping in forming better teams while finding the strengths of each member, and at the same time, greatly easing teamwork, reducing stress and burnout. Listen to this podcast and find out more about this revolutionary approach that changes the ideology concerning leadership, group work, and efficiency.


Key Takeaways:

[:35] Karen Gordon career briefing.

[1:35] What is 5 Dynamics?

[2:40] Is 5 Dynamics a personality profile?

[3:48] What are the different strength areas?

[4:43] What is the best-formed team? Blended energies work best.

[5.34] Growth mindset.

[8:02] Need for more collaboration in teamwork.

[9:05] Once you know your strength, how do you integrate this knowledge into your work?

[11:03] What Karen learned about herself in the process of helping others.

[13:29] Patterns in the data regarding minorities.

[16:17] Karen’s mentor as a woman leader — her unstoppable mother.

[18:08] Why Healthcare teams can benefit from the 5 Dynamics tool.

[19:16] Understanding the strengths of your team members.

[19:54] Physicians do not play a team sport — they don´t know how to work with others.

[20:50] Healthcare case scenario working with 5D Dynamics.

[21:31] No one does it all; we need other people.

[22:30] Understanding our energies helps us find the solution to the burnout epidemic.

[23:43] Finding the joy in the letting go.

[25:34] Not everybody is that self-aware.


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Relational Rounds at Primary Care Progress

Primary Care Progress on Twitter

5 Dynamics

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