Author Archives: Catherine Robinson-Walker

Undercutting Our Personal Power

Judi is a nurse who does reasonably well in her job as a hospital manager. Her position doesn’t come with a big budget, but she knows how to work cooperatively with people to achieve her goals and the goals they … Read more»

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If Only They Would Change

Sara is a young nurse leader with loads of potential. A few years ago, she left direct patient care to take an advocacy role in her local area, and last year she took another advo­cacy position with a large association. … Read more»

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Make the Most of Coaching

How many times have you been excited about fresh learning and spot-on insights, only to return to the harsh reality of the old problems you left behind? How many times have too much work and a demanding personal life quickly … Read more»

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Leverage Your Runway

Maya is a skilled nurse leader with a substantial role in a hospital that is part of a large mul­tistate health system. She is also a young mother with 2 children under the age of 10. Maya’s hus­band has a … Read more»

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No Easy Answers

How many of us “do right” by our leader­ship roles? By that I mean that we take our jobs seriously, we are sufficiently skilled, we take care of ourselves, and we attend to our own continuous learning. My long-time partnership … Read more»

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