Author Archives: Beth Boynton

Medical Improv Presentations-Who, What, & Where!

There is a growing interest in using theater improv strategies to build skills associated with emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership.  In general this is referred to as ‘applied improv’ and has been around for many years.  The subspecialty that … Continue reading

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How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Decide Whether to Go for Your BSN

Are you on the fence about going back to school or not?  Maybe you have a list of pros and cons going on in your head or like some nurses, even have one on paper. Maybe you are worried about … Continue reading

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This Simple Activity from Medical Improv Can be Used to Develop Empathy

Daniel Goleman, the psychologist well-known for bringing the term emotional intelligence into mainstream culture with his ground-breaking book, Emotional Intelligence:  Why It Can Matter More than IQ describes empathy as an important component of social competence. In a more recent … Continue reading

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