Category Archives: Assertiveness

Reaching Out to Healthcare Leaders on the NH/ME Seacoast

Earlier this month I received a standing ovation from Holistic Nurses at their annual conference in Kennebunkport, ME.  It was an honor and affirming! I am excited about the fun and transformative power that Medical Improv can have in healthcare … Continue reading

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Overtime Pay For Salaried Workers?

by Tim Becker It may not be the main question many salaried workers would ask, but it is important to know if overtime pay is available as a salaried worker.  This begs the question, are salaried employees entitled to overtime … Continue reading

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“Gibberish Talk Show Host” A Way to Help Nurses & Doctors Practice Sharing Power!

We’ve been struggling with communication and collaboration in healthcare forever.  One reason for this is that speaking up requires taking on more power and listening requires sharing it. These skills also interface with our ability to lead and follow and … Continue reading

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