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Learning to Lead from the Inside Out: Active Listening


I can remember in my early career as a manager, sitting in 1v1 meetings discussing performance issues with employees. Sitting there across the table, I would ask open-ended questions to help spark a reason for why something was happening. I was trained to provide proper eye contact, take notes, and listen for any keywords that … Keep Reading

Learning to Lead from the Inside Out: Individual Development Plan


Let’s face it – you must have a plan to move up the ladder of success. Gone are the days when organizations cared for their employees’ developmental needs and provided them with a clear and actionable career ladder. It is 2023, and self-development and professional development have become the norm and the expectation. You will be … Keep Reading

Learning to Lead from the Inside Out: The SWOT Analysis


This series of articles will dive into several management and leadership topics, including concepts, frameworks, and tools. We know these concepts are quickly touched on in school, so we want to provide enhanced insight through a case study-type of exchange that will ask you to think critically about the steps involved. SWOT analysis Today’s organizations … Keep Reading

Learning to Lead from the Inside Out: Succession Planning


This series of articles will dive into several management and leadership topics, including concepts, frameworks, and tools. We know these concepts are quickly touched on in school, so we want to provide enhanced insight through a case study-type of exchange that will ask you to think critically about the steps involved.  Succession Planning WHAT!  You … Keep Reading

Tips for Being an Exceptional Communicator with Brenden Kumarasamy


Our accomplished webinar host, Dr. Heather Frederick, invited the founder of MasterTalk, 91AVƷ, to share his insight on becoming an excellent communicator.  Many of you are well on your way to completing your doctoral degree; in doing so, you’re preparing yourself to be exceptional leaders in your field. Brendan’s tips will help you not … Keep Reading

Nursing Resume Do’s and Don’ts: How to Craft a Strong Resume


If you are a new nurse graduate about to enter the job market for the first time, or an active nurse looking to transition into a different role, you will need your nursing resume to be excellent if you want to give yourself a chance to stand out and compete. Resume-reading robots, highly-coveted career opportunities, … Keep Reading

Quotes for Nurses: 172 Words of Wisdom for All Nurses


Nursing is a challenging but rewarding career. However, what if you feel down or burnt out in your current role (or in class if you’re in nursing school)? How can you reignite the passion that once drove you to choose nursing? Here are many of the best inspiring, moving, and hilarious quotes for nurses to … Keep Reading

Nurse Midwife Certification: The Complete Job Guide for 2023


If you’re considering a role in labor and delivery, but desire more direct involvement, then obtaining your nurse midwife certification may be the perfect option for you. This field allows nurses to combine their skills in caring for expecting mothers and being present during deliveries (and afterward). If you’re passionate about gynecology and nursing, obtaining … Keep Reading

The IRB: Friend or Foe?


What is an IRB? IRB stands for Institutional Review Board, and it is a federally required, formal committee of at least 5 people with specific qualifications who oversee and review research. IRB is a common term used, but it’s important to know it may be called something else in a different organization. This is important … Keep Reading