As the worlds of health care, nursing, and leadership become more complex and demanding, what does it take to be a successful leader? What does it really take to achieve professional goals and personal effectiveness while living a balanced and authentic life? Is it even possible? Yes! But there is also no doubt that the requirements of leadership have never been more rigorous. Are you up to the task? Can you do it with the knowledge, skills, and experience you have right now, today? Can you do it all on your own? Most likely the answer to all three questions is yes.
But the good news is that you don’t have to do it alone. You are privileged to belong to a professional community in which there are many others from whom to learn and with whom to grow. In this column we intend to create a living venue for interactive dialogue about the art and practice of great leadership in the face of your real
opportunities and challenges. This column is devoted to you, the readers of Nurse Leader, the leaders and aspiring leaders of nursing in the United States and elsewhere…Read The Full Article