Nursing Leaders Identify the Challenges to Effective Leadership (And It’s Mostly About Culture)

We had the pleasure, once again, of leading an interactive workshop, Self-Awareness as the Foundation for Effective Leadership and Career Success, at the American Organization of Nursing Leaders (“AONL”) Executive Fellowship Program in Scottsdale. The discussion always sheds light on where organizations are struggling and what nursing leaders need to succeed. The Challenges Facing Organizations…

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Does Physician Leadership Training Work? Five Recommendations.

We need effective physician leaders. Most physicians, however, assume leadership roles with no formal training.  Many of the skills that contribute to success as a clinician are invaluable as a leader, but this method of placing physician leaders leaves some gaps. More organizations are committing resources to formally developing physician leaders, but these programs cost…

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Are you Leaving 80% of Your Physicians to Sink or Swim?

Think about the time, energy, money, and resources organizations commit to attracting and retaining nurses.  There are entire teams in HR working on innovative ways to attract nursing candidates.  There are teams working on nursing retention, nursing development, obtaining Magnet status, and nursing career development pathways.  These initiatives are front and center on the senior…

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