The Truth About Trying To Make Staff Happy
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4d ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN A nurse manager described herself as a pretzel – I keep doing whatever I can to make staff happy. It only lasts a short time, and then we return to where we were. What am I doing wrong?  This question often comes up during leadership development sessions. Many nurses […] The post The Truth About Trying To Make Staff Happy appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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The Daisy Team Award As A Way to Honor Teamwork
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by rose
6d ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Nursing is a team sport, but it might not seem that way in today’s environment. Many team members are exhausted, burned out, and focused on their personal needs. As one manager recently observed – it’s me, me, and more me. When I raise the question about how whatever […] The post The Daisy Team Award As A Way to Honor Teamwork appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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All Nurses Are Leaders
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by rose
1w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, NEA-BC, FAAN A professional colleague called me with a dilemma. She is in a philosophical argument with some well-known nurse leaders on whether – All Nurses Are Leaders. She thought there was general agreement on this but was learning others saw it differently and didn’t believe all nurses are leaders. […] The post All Nurses Are Leaders appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Why I Turned Down a Nurse Manager Position
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by rose
2w ago
A note from Rose Sherman, Blog Editor Several weeks ago, I received an email from a blog reader who wrote: I love your blog. It is very thought-provoking. I have been in my charge position for almost 4 years now. I was recently asked to apply for the unit manager position and was subsequently offered […] The post Why I Turned Down a Nurse Manager Position appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Helping Nurses Think More Long-Term
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2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN             Nurse leaders are asking me how to help staff become more long-term thinkers. Younger staff, they observe, are living in the moment and fail to consider the longer-term impact of some of their decisions. Some examples they give include the following: […] The post Helping Nurses Think More Long-Term appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Be More Yoda and Less Superman
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by rose
2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN A nurse manager tells the following story. I manage a small unit and often take patient care assignments. This means I take work home and do it on the weekends – never fully recharging my batteries. I just took a two-week vacation over Christmas and things imploded. […] The post Be More Yoda and Less Superman appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Fostering Emotional Intelligence on Teams
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2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Over the past three decades, the importance of leader emotional intelligence has been widely recognized. It was popularized in 1995 by Daniel Goleman with the publication of his best-selling book Emotional Intelligence.   Emotional intelligence (EQ) is usually defined as self-mastery or the ability to understand and control what […] The post Fostering Emotional Intelligence on Teams appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Upskilling Your Leaders in 2023
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2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN When executive nurse leaders ask me about key priorities for 2023, the upskilling of frontline nurse leaders is high on my list. The seismic demographic shifts in the nursing workforce and changes in how nurses view their work post-pandemic have significantly impacted the role of frontline leaders. […] The post Upskilling Your Leaders in 2023 appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Goal Setting for 2023
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by rose
2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN I had a conversation with a frontline nurse leader recently that went like this: I have been fighting fires continuously over the past three years. I am burned out and exhausted, but I don’t know how to stop myself. I have spent far more time with my […] The post Goal Setting for 2023 appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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Rethinking the Employee Value Proposition
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by rose
2w ago
By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN   Health Systems are struggling to retain staff. Almost weekly, we learn about new salary packages negotiated across the country as systems struggle with finances and worry about how to pay for the increases. But are increased wages alone ever enough to retain staff? In the January-February […] The post Rethinking the Employee Value Proposition appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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