Tips For Maintaining Balance In Your Life As A Healthcare Executive- Sherie Hickman

2 min readMay 29, 2023

In the fast-paced and demanding world of healthcare leadership, maintaining a healthy work-life balance can often seem like an elusive goal. In a thought-provoking article published on Forbes Business Council, “Tips For Maintaining Balance In Your Life As A Healthcare Executive”, healthcare executive and author Jacob Kupietzky shares valuable insights and practical tips for achieving and sustaining balance in the life of a healthcare executive.

Recognizing the importance of personal well-being and professional effectiveness, this article serves as a guiding light for healthcare executives seeking to strike a harmonious equilibrium in their demanding roles. As a healthcare executive myself, this article resonated with me.

The four steps described to maintaining a healthy work-life balance are the following-

  1. Set Boundaries

Healthcare executives often find themselves grappling with long working hours, heavy responsibilities, and mounting stress. Neglecting personal well-being can lead to burnout, diminished productivity, and adverse impacts on both personal and professional relationships. Thus, setting clear boundaries is essential.

2. Stay Connected

Due to the work demands, healthcare executives can easily become disconnected from their personal lives. However, staying connected and forming strong relationships is essential for health and wellbeing.

3. Take care of your health

Taking care of one’s own health is of paramount importance for healthcare executives. In the fast-paced and demanding healthcare industry, executives often find themselves focused on caring for others while neglecting their own well-being. However, prioritizing personal health is not only crucial for their own sake but also for their ability to effectively lead and make sound decisions.

4. Find what works for you

In order to succeed, it is important to determine what strategy works for you. Everyone is different, and the same strategy may not work for everyone.

This article is essential reading for healthcare executives, aspiring leaders in the healthcare industry, and anyone seeking to strike a balance between their professional and personal lives. It offers actionable advice that can empower healthcare executives to prioritize self-care, optimize their productivity, and foster long-term success in their careers.

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Sherie Hickman is a positive change agent, strategic thinker, and devoted community leader. Throughout her 25-year career as a health care industry executive, she has taken a structured approach to dealing with challenges and disruption — and designing and executing concrete action steps for enduring improvements.




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