About Phyllis S. Quinlan

PhD, RN, NPD-BC  |  Founder and President

Dr. Quinlan has practiced nursing as a staff nurse, educator, nurse executive, and Internal Coach in a variety of clinical settings. Her full-service consulting firm, established in 1994, specializes in executive coaching, leadership development, and personal coaching. Phyllis serves a wide variety of individual and organizational client needs. Dr. Quinlan collaborates with many organizations to create healthy work environments and effectively address bullying and incivility in the workplace.

Dr. Quinlan is a legal nurse consultant, specializing in defense. Phyllis offers expert nursing opinions on issues addressing nursing practice, nursing support staff, and risk management.

She is a sought-after keynote/plenary speaker known for her compelling live and virtual presentations. Phyllis is a published author and social media influencer. Dr. Quinlan invites you to view her LinkedIn Page and review her Projects to have a better sense of her range of topics.

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Leadership Development, Team Building, Training, and Seminars

The Firm collaborates with individuals and organizations to meet a wide variety of leadership development, team building, and training needs. These include but are not limited to: leadership development programs, COVID experience recovery, competency-based orientation development, cross-training programs, policy and procedure development, transformational leadership gap-analysis, and risk management. Phyllis is committed to working with organizational leaders in the creation of healthy work environments and in effectively assessing & managing bullying & incivility in the workplace.

Some of her most sought-after presentations include:

  • Understanding and Effectively Managing Bullying & Incivility in the Workplace

  • Building & Sustaining Resilience in Uncertain Times

  • Creating & Sustaining a Healthy Work Environment Using Appreciative Inquiry

  • 21st Century Healthcare Challenge: Leading Through Uncertain Times

  • Having A Clear Vision and The Tools for Building Your Career

  • Now that the COVID-19 Response is Behind Us, How Can We Begin to Recover

  • Resist Complacency and Commit to Your Future
  • Using Emotional Intelligence and Coaching to Build Nurse Resilience

  • Sustaining the Joy in Practicing Nursing

  • Understanding the Importance of Building Your Leadership Brand and Anchoring Yourself as a Thought Leader

Phyllis is a Professional Certified Coach

Phyllis is a professional certified coach with over 20-years’ experience in executive coaching, career, and life coaching. She offers consulting and coaching services to a variety of individual and corporate clients but specializes in:

  • The unique needs of professional and family caregivers trying to cope with the effects of burnout, caregiver fatigue and post-COVID experience recovery
  • Executive coaching and leadership development
  • Creation of healthy work environments
  • Professional career transition

Phyllis employs the principles of emotional intelligence, applied positive psychology, and appreciative inquiry to address blind spots and issues creating obstacles to leadership development, as well as, professional and personal success. She is committed to collaborating with healthcare leaders in their efforts to create healthy work environment, as well as, understanding and effectively managing disruptive behavior (bullying & incivility) in the healthcare workplace.

Dr. Phyllis is the career coach for the Association of Perioperative Nurses/AORN and the American Association of Nurses/New York State Chapter (ANA-NY).

As a certified mindfulness workplace facilitator, Phyllis is also able to offer her clients the benefits of weaving a mindfulness practice into their personal life or organization’s culture.

She is a published author and social media influencer and regularly posts on LinkedIn, YouTube Channel, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram sites.

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