Leading the Way

Nine principles of successful nursing leadership

There is an extraordinary quality of spirit that prompts one to aspire to lead. These nine principles will help you tap into that spirit and improve your effectiveness as a leader. #1: Commit to excellence As...
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From our readers…What bedside nurses can teach nursing leaders

Five years ago, while working in leadership I had a pivotal conversation with my superior regarding the need to "stop thinking like a bedside nurse". My instincts told me this was wrong as I...
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Navigating organizational politics

Editor’s note: At American Nurse Today, we believe every nurse can be a leader. This article is the first in a series by Rose Sherman, founder of the Emerging RN Leader blog (www.emergingrnleader.com). Rose...

Accountability: A concept worth revisiting

Where a culture of accountability exists, people do what they say they’ll do. This article describes how to promote accountability.

Making the transformation to a customer-service orientation

This article describes how to boost patient satisfaction and loyalty.

Does evidence-based nursing increase ROI?

A quality-improvement initiative quantified return on investment (ROI) from cost avoidance for five healthcare-acquired conditions.