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  • Letter Three: On Culture Part 2

    My dear Nephew Simon, Your most recent letter put a big smile and a good laugh into the heart of an old man, as you described your current organizational culture as a bitter, lukewarm cup of yesterday’s coffee. Yes, it can be that bad! You will soon discover, regretfully, that this is the new norm for...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Letter Two: On Culture

    My dear nephew Simon, Thank you for your kind response to my last letter. From what you tell me, it sounds like you are already beginning to taste some of the saltwater sprays of management-life crashing over the sides of the leader-ship. Don’t worry; you will find your sea legs soon. The splashing may...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Why Poor Performers Get Promoted

    During my 20+ years actively working in the pharmacy profession I have had the privilege of working for some outstanding role models and leaders.  I think of the supervisor who gave me, a new graduate, the opportunity to step up and manage a retail pharmacy that was in the process of undergoing several...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • 10 Tips for New Pharmacy Managers

    I‘m not a perfect pharmacist.  I’m not a perfect pharmacy manager either.  I still have a lot to learn.  But I’ve been a pharmacist for more than 20 years, and a pharmacy manager for most of that time.  I have had the privilege of managing pharmacies for 3 separate companies, and along...

    Author : Jason Poquette