Any physician leader has memories that cause them to cringe, of doing things they hoped would work out but did not, and of learning lessons the hard way. For NEJM Catalyst Leadership Board Founder Tom Lee, one of those embarrassing memories is of a time “when I really did think that being a good leader meant giving a great speech,” he says. He recalls how at Partners HealthCare in Boston one night in 1996, at the last big meeting of medical leadership before Partners embarked on its first big capitated contract with a major HMO, he showed a film clip from Henry V.