Tag Archives: empathy

How Increasing Emotional Intelligence Can Help Nurses with Staffing Issues

I’m a huge advocate for teaching emotional intelligence (aka EQ or EI) to nurses and some of the rationale might surprise you.  Yes, it can be a wonderful skill to demonstrate empathy for your patients, but did you also know … Continue reading

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Is Change Critical to Career Success?

Guest post, by Melinda Fouts, Ph.D. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.”                          ~ Jim Rohn WHAT INSPIRES YOU to change? What are the signs that suggest change is needed? How do you measure if the … Continue reading

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Medical Improv for Empathy & Other Emotional Intelligence Skills in Healthcare Professionals? It is a HOT Topic!

If you can pull up LinkedIn, look for Delos Cosgrove, CEO and President fo Cleveland Clinic’s piece on Empathy:  Can We Afford to Do Without It?  It is so exciting to see such a progressive and visible healthcare leader advocating … Continue reading

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