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Honoring Nurses: Compassionate. Caring. Valiant.

It’s National Nurses Week and, while I honor it every year, this year is different… and special. Last spring, one of my closest family members was diagnosed with a fast-growing and potentially deadly cancer. After exploring all the treatment options, … Read more»

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Keeping Expectations in Check

(This article was originally published by Elsevier in Nurse Leader). Most of us know that there is a time and place for well-crafted expectations. For example, clear expectations are necessary components for leading a successful team. When the manager shares … Read more»

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Giving Legs to Great Learning

When we think of accountability we often think of it as making sure we get something done. We create the result or achieve the goal we (or others) are seeking. What if we also created accountability for gleaning long-lasting value from … Read more»

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Blind Spots and Valor

What do blind spots have to do with leading with valor? On paper, these two ideas may not seem to fit together, but I just witnessed an inspiring example of just how congruent they are. Recently, a prominent leader in … Read more»

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Minding Our Stories

Is it true that some – or even many – young healthcare professionals do not want to move into management and leadership positions? I hear lots of opinions about this, and my own anecdotal experience suggests that some of our … Read more»

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