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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Managing Our Triggers

Casey is a nurse manager who enjoys and is fully committed to her profession. Like her peers, Casey has a lot of responsibility, and she does not take her duties or her career potential lightly. She has solid educational preparation … Read more»

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Learning Spirals

What type of learner are you? When you are being educated about leadership, do you take in knowledge quickly? Do you easily incorporate new information and practices into your routine? Or do you learn more gradually, encountering key teachings more … Read more»

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What Do You Choose to Animate?

Like many of us, Rich has too much to do. He is a rural health system nurse execu­tive who leads managers and caregivers in a broad geographic area. Rich has been in his role for 16 months, and he has … Read more»

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Installing Self-Awareness and Lasting Change

Why is it that sometimes learning sinks in, and sometimes it doesn’t? Many of us receive leadership training, and yet, despite our good intentions, we don’t always integrate its lessons. We can speculate on why—heavy workload, excessive responsibility, insufficient support, … Read more»

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