May 2015

3005, 2015

The Importance of Ethical Leadership A Guest Post by Angela D. Pearson MBA, M.S.

May 30, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ethical leadership is described as “the demonstration of normatively appropriate conduct through personal actions, interpersonal relationships, and the promotion of such conduct to followers through two-way communication, reinforcement, and decision-making” (Brown, Treviño, & Harrison, 2005, p. 120). Ethical leadership brings credibility, respect, trust and fosters a positive environment. According to [...]

2805, 2015

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often A Guest Post by Jeff Haden

May 28, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is this all there is?") [...]

2705, 2015

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work A Guest Post by Travis Bradberry

May 27, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ou can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career. Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel [...]

2605, 2015

9 Factors Which Create a Stress Free Workplace A Guest Post by Carthage Buckley

May 26, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

t is better for everyone if stress can be prevented rather than managed. While stress may begin as an individual experience, problems in the workplace can be a major source of stress. Stress can have terrible consequences for organizations. There are many factors within the organisation which must be managed [...]

2505, 2015

The Delicate Balance: The Law of Survival

May 25, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inspired by the ancient book of wisdom, The Tao Te Ching: Verse Twenty-Two Yield and remain whole. Bend and remain straight Be low and become filled. Be worn out and become renewed Have little and receive. Have much and be confused Therefore the sages hold to the one as an [...]

2305, 2015

8 Things That Happened After I Meditated For 100 Days A Guest Post by Kyle V. Robinson

May 23, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I am not a yogi, a life coach, or a yoga teacher. In fact, I am probably the furthest thing from what you would call a yogi. Like many, I struggled as a teenager and young adult. I failed my junior year of high school not once, but twice. I [...]

2205, 2015

13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence A Guest Post by Minda Zetlin

May 22, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Want to become more confident? Here's what 500 successful executives say works for them Is confidence something you're born with, or something you build up over time? It's both, according to a survey of 500 highly confident women executives conducted by Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking.com author of several books, [...]

2005, 2015

Letting-Go Leadership A Guest Post by Scott Mabry

May 20, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“An attachment isn’t a fact. It is a belief…” ~ Anthony De Mello Let go. This line of thinking is counter-intuitive. Our instinct is to hold on, to protect, to become attached, to expect. The more we attach ourselves to expectations, people or things the more anxiety we create and [...]

1805, 2015

The Self-Leadership Golden Rule and Law A guest Post By Jon Mertz

May 18, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Self-leadership receives decent attention, as it should. Leadership does begin from within and then is exemplified through collaborative relationships, interactions, and work. Faisal Hoque in a Fast Company article highlights many essential ways to improve and become a more authentic leader. Many other good articles can be found through various [...]

1705, 2015

Missing Education Predisposing RNs to Burnout A Guest Post by Megan Dobbs, RN

May 17, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Credit: NurseTogether.com Nursing school teaches us basic skills and minimum critical thinking competency to pass a Board exam. It does not prepare a nurse for the emotional toll that comes from quality patient care, high patient census and short staffed units. The effects of the resulting nurse burnout  ravages the [...]

1605, 2015

Healthcare System Fail: Is This Why Nurses Are Overwhelmed? A Guest Post by Colin Baird

May 16, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

    One of my most memorable experiences was more than a decade ago while working for a Level One Trauma Center on the East coast. I was sitting in a hospital break room during one of my breaks as an inventory coordinator when a nurse walked in. I simply [...]

1605, 2015

8 Examples of Passive Aggressive Behavior A Guest Post by Carthage Buckley

May 16, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Passive aggressive behavior can be difficult to recognize at first. It is recognisable by the disconnect between what the person says and what they do. Passive aggressive people tend to express their negative feelings in an indirect manner, rather than state their disapproval directly to the person concerned. There tends [...]

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