6 must-reads for healthcare leaders this week

Culture. Productivity. Strategy. Execution. These ideas will never go out of style for hospital and health system leaders.

The following leadership articles were published by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week.

1. Those who grow up rich make more narcissistic leaders, study finds
Your parents' income has more of an effect on your leadership than you may know, according to the Harvard Business Review.

2. Warren Buffett's secret to happiness might upset some physicians
Warren Buffett, 85, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, says the prospect of him switching from soda to water and vegetables is unlikely. The happiness he gets from drinking Coca-Cola, of which Berkshire Hathaway is the largest investor, outweighs the health benefits of a junk food-free diet, according to Bloomberg.

3. Why more women, minorities aren't on boards
When you look at a corporate company's board of directors, chances are you won't see as many females and minorities, according to The Washington Post.

4. The corner office: MemorialCare Health System Long Beach CEO John Bishop on the unparalleled value of trust
In June 2015, John Bishop made the leap from CFO of three Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare Health System hospitals to CEO. Mr. Bishop's background in finance combined with his proven leadership experience propelled him across the CFO-CEO divide.

5. Bill Gates wants you to read these 5 books this summer
If you're in the market for advice from Bill Gates, take note: The world renowned leader has released a list of his top five summer reading recommendations, according to The Washington Post.

6. Why bonuses don't improve employee performance
How should you reward employees for their performance? Kris Duggan, CEO of Redwood, Calif.-based Betterworks, has a few suggestions — and they don't involve monetary bonuses, according to Forbes.

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