Resiliency Part 4 – Are You Competent?

The Elements of Resilience In her research on resiliency among operating room nurses, Brigid Gillespie identified Hope, Self-Efficacy, Coping, and Competence as critical factors in fostering the resiliency that the nurses need in the operating room and hospital environments. We have looked at the…

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This is the 5th in my ongoing series of interviews with small business owners. The goal is to tell a story in which other small business owners will find encouragement, ideas, and confirmation that what they are experiencing is shared…

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Resiliency Part 3 – How Are You Coping?

You think you know stress?? How about being an OR nurse? I cannot imagine an environment that would require more coping skills than a hospital operating room (except perhaps a battlefield). From having someone’s life in your hands to dealing…

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Resiliency Part 2 – Your Mission, Should You Decide To Accept It…

  Only Resilient Organizations Will Survive In these times there is a great deal of talk about how only resilient organizations will thrive. They say that you have to be resilient enough to bounce back... But resiliency is more than…

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Conversation As Perpetual Motion Engine

Thinking from the Back of The Envelope "What will we talk about?" Whether we say it or not, the question is often in the minds of people approaching a conversation. Sometimes we know... Sometimes in mentoring or coaching conversations we…

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Twitter lists are one of the most effective ways of ensuring that you focus your time on priority people. And who would be a higher priority than those with whom you are in regular email contact, or those that are…

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