Tag: leadership

Keeping personal commitment in mind for the holidays

Written by Kelly Papa, MSN, RN, in her book Effective Nurse Leadership: Transforming Long-Term Care It is a challenge to commit to practicing in new ways, especially when your day is busy or when you have competing priorities. I used to feel like I was in a race that never ended, a race with a […]

Tip for the DON: Identify the best leadership style for the situation

There is no best way to influence others. The right choice of leadership style depends on your ability to determine whether your staff have all the skills and experience they need to do the job they are assigned and your sense of whether they want to or believe they can do it. Assess readiness as […]

Four basic leadership styles every long-term care manager should follow

This is an excerpt from The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, Third Edition, written by Barbara Acello, MS, RN. For a long time, people thought there were only two leadership styles—autocratic and democratic. In fact, people used to shout at each other from these two extremes, insisting that one style was better than […]

Health Care Leadership: Why its Hard, Why Many Fail and What it Takes to Succeed

This blog post was written by Reg Hislop III, and reprinted by permission. The bulk of my work centers around gathering data, analyzing trends and working with the leadership of various organizations to implement strategy or more centered, strategies. The process is iterative, interactive and always fascinating. Throughout my career, I’ve worked within (virtually) every […]

Nurse Leadership– we want your thoughts!

We are working on a few new products and would like your feedback! Nurse Leadership is a hot topic for the long-term care community and we will be working on a few products to help support the big ideas that help sustain leadership best practices. What would you like to see in these products? What […]