Problem Solving is an Understated Art in Nursing

Problem Solving is an Understated Art in Nursing

Problem Solving Nurses are natural problem solvers.  Every day in which you are caring for an individual, family, community or population, you are addressing a problem that exists which is in need of a solution. Sometimes these problems are directly related to the...
Burnout Symptoms: Empowered Through Knowledge

Burnout Symptoms: Empowered Through Knowledge

Burnout Symptoms I have learned the hard way that what I didn’t know that I did not know was a very scary place to be. Think that the previous sentence is a tongue-twister? You’re right about that! Want me to break it down some? Happy to! So, burnout...
Leadership in Nursing: Stand Tall & Shine Bright

Leadership in Nursing: Stand Tall & Shine Bright

Leadership in Nursing During my burnout proof live presentation, I ask the nursing audience to raise their hands if they are a nurse leader. After several hands go up, I ask everyone to raise their hands. And raise them high! Leadership in nursing isn’t just...
Overcoming Workplace Challenges: Name Them to Tame Them

Overcoming Workplace Challenges: Name Them to Tame Them

Overcoming Workplace Challenges How can you as a leader or individual team member overcome common workplace challenges? First, it’s helpful to know that I call workplace challenges POWs. A POW is something internal or external that feels like a heavy blow. When...