What is a corporate reset?

When there is so much to say, so many aspects to write about on this topic, where do I begin?  I myself did not even know what the term “Corporate Reset” meant before surviving through one -- but I do now. The unraveling of the nursing home industry. The...

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Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

The Great Commonwealth, Long ago  Poem written by Joe Steier and read at his induction into the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Long ago, there was only one road to chose, I looked for a very different path But you had to be willing to lose,   Long ago, there was...

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Blog 67 – Returning to Scotland to try again!

Every golfer who can play a lick, dreams of visiting Golf’s Hallowed Grounds in Scotland where the magic of golf was created as the most honorable and noble sport (in my opinion). But, our first visit eight years ago was a brutal humble learning experience for the...

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My Christmas Miracle

From Joe Steier- There is nothing worse for any of us than putting our siblings into a long term facility knowing they most likely will never come back out. I, like many of you, have had both of my parents pass away inside a Signature Community in two very different...

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Visiting Normandy Beach for the first time

From the time when I was little, I enjoyed visiting cemeteries because they show "a deep reverence for life" that I needed to witness in the darkest parts of my own soul. Even today, I still make impromptu visits and make all my children go each patriotic holiday as a...

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What we can learn from Dr. Jay McGowan’s Legacy

First, I want to disclose that I am extremely biased about President McGowan. Personally, I am very blessed to be a Bellarmine alumni from the class of 1989, and I see the pride that my brother Ray has as a graduate several years before that. The dates matter because...

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What is an Intra-preneurship Pillar Anyway?

As I reflect back over the founding and formation of Signature HealthCARE with our amazing board in 2007, and the complicated, brutal healthcare environment that we work within today, I am constantly reminded why we have three foundational pillars in place – Learning,...

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Are New Year’s Resolution Rituals a Good Thing?

For as long I can remember, it has always been a Steier family tradition to write our New Year resolutions during New Year’s dinner because writing them out and saying them was a way to "claim them", which is our theory. For many years we would tape our lists on our...

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What I Learned From Jim King

The past week has been difficult for our city because one of its most influential leaders of the past few decades passed away. But for me, I also lost a great friend and mentor. My first contact with Mr. King was a phone call to tell me my CPEs were late for my CPA...

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Becoming a CNA: A Pivotal Moment

Being a CNA is something we all should do to make us see the world through a new lens. I think about all the possible inflection points in life that really change how we view the world. My mind races through life events – getting your first paycheck, getting a degree,...

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Why Every City Needs Chicago’s 1871

I heard about the famed incubator named 1871 two dozen times over the past five years, but to work a full day at the location makes you rethink everything about organizational culture. We might have iHub in Louisville, but this is the real deal. Recently, I accepted a...

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Compassion In The Workplace

This post is co-authored by Dianne Timmering “Compassion in the Workplace” session on November 16, 2012, a dream from the Festival of Faiths in Downtown Louisville, KY Our move back to Louisville two years ago seemed perfectly timed with a city-wide charge to create...

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Joe Steier, President & CEO of Signature HealthCARE, is a dynamic healthcare entrepreneur and business leader who has helped found many startup companies, owned various small businesses and continues to provide advisory services to various profit and non-profit boards while becoming an author, public speaker and a respected healthcare expert.