Richard Corder

Personally accountable learning leader, executive coach, public speaker, and blessed husband and father. Deeply committed to figuring out how we can make healthcare better through innovation, flipping, rocking the boat, bringing our emotions to work, and listening to those with the quietest voices.

What has been your most notable rebel accomplishment or experience?

Bringing a non-clinical, unconventionally educated, patient driven, polite and passionate voice to corporate healthcare improvement.

When did you first realize that you are a rebel?

When I failed to get into college and landed the job of my dreams through innovation, hard work and sticking with it.

What advice do you wish someone had given you earlier in your career?

Celebrate the losses, the failures, the firings and the bumps – they are where the richest lessons live.

What is your favorite rebel characteristic?

Passion.

What’s your favorite question?

How could we make this better?

What one clue tells you you’re effecting positive change?

People tell you that it feels different to work here, change is coming more easily and they feel more like part of the solution.

What do you think it’s most important for people to understand about rebels?

We’re as committed and dedicated as they come, don’t assume that our questions, approaches and energies are borne out of anything other than seeing the world through a different lens.

What’s your one word piece of advice for rebels?

Proceed until apprehended.

What’s your one word piece of advice for non-rebels?

Listen.

Where do you think rebels are most needed today?

Healthcare.

Who is your favorite rebel from the past 100 years?

Richard Branson.

What’s the one thing you should never say to a rebel?

You’re too enthusiastic.