Leadership

Michelle’s Commentary on American College of Healthcare Executives Survey

By on Feb 11, 2018 in Leadership, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 1 comment

Special message from Michelle Podlesni regarding recent news of importance for nurses.   You are familiar with my mantra on how, as nurses, we need to be aware of the legislative, financial, technological and social issues affecting healthcare, so we are better able to reframe our roles, and to remain marketable. I’d like to comment on the recent survey...

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After the M & A Nurses Need a Plan B

By on Aug 2, 2016 in Leadership, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

“If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters!” – anonymous After the M & A Nurses Need a Plan B This is important news for close to two million nurses; Hospital merger & acquisition transactions continue to accelerate. 52 transactions took place in the first half of this year alone and we are only at the beginning of August. Having been through...

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Role Models, Coaches and Mentors

By on Apr 23, 2016 in Leadership, NNBA | 0 comments

Role Models, Coaches and Mentors + Your Work = Success “Today’s stumbling blocks are tomorrow’s stepping stones”  – Mary Sutherland I wrote about Role Models, Mentors and Coaches in my book Unconventional Nurse® because I wanted to share how important a role they each played in my ability to achieve success. If you are serious about wanting to be successful in...

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Self-Care is Important for Nurses

By on Mar 21, 2016 in Leadership, Networking, NNBA, Self Care | 0 comments

“Self-Care is never a selfish act; it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” -Parker Palmer The glass orb on the pedestal in this picture is one of my favorite features at Miraval. Everywhere you turn at Miraval is another inspirational view. This large glass orb looks completely different during...

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