“Every day I receive at least 100 ideas, and 98 of them are great ideas. Maybe we can do 20. And so, what I do, very kindly, is say no to 80 people a day. But I have to explain why; that’s the information that people want.”

That’s the frank truth from BJ Schaknowski, CEO for symplr, a leading healthcare governance, risk management, and compliance software company.

And Schaknowski’s approach to leading symplr since November of 2020 has definitely been distinctive: “When I came in my strategy was ‘How can I preserve company culture and enhance the business at the same time?’”

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