October 19, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #11 The Last Lecture

This is the 11th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  Ric Elias […]
October 14, 2021

This Healthcare Crisis is Real! Join Us in Helping to Heal Our Caregivers

When I started the Stay Strong For Us project during the second Covid surge, I hoped that the free eBook would have a short shelf life. Tragically, […]
October 9, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #9 Positivity

This is the ninth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  This is […]
October 3, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #8 Art & Fear

This is the eighth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  In his […]
September 29, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #7 Driving Fear Out of the Workplace

This is the seventh in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. It’s called awfulizing: […]
September 25, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #6 He Still Moves Stones

This is the sixth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  With the […]
September 23, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #5 Billy Summers: A Novel

This is the fifth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  One day […]
September 22, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #4 The Difference Maker

This is the fourth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  Full disclosure: […]
September 21, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #3 The Confidence Course

This is the third in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  I read The […]
September 20, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #2 The Mind and the Brain

This is the second in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  I read The […]
September 19, 2021

The Covid Earthquake and its Lasting Aftershocks

In their book on post Covid PTSD, Goulston and Hendel wrote that COVID-19 was the earthquake, and widespread cases of PTSD among healthcare workers will be […]
September 18, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #1 The War of Art

It’s been said that leaders are readers and readers become leaders. Sadly, for most of us reading has taken a backseat to keeping up with email […]
September 17, 2021

Courageous Leadership is NOT About Being a Superhero

Earlier this week I gave the opening keynote for the annual conference of LeadingAge Iowa, an association for leaders of long-term care organizations. My topic was […]
September 13, 2021

Now Would be a Great Time to Reassess Your Values Statement

Labor Day is always the third day in a 3-day weekend. It’s a day for picnics, fireworks, walks in the park, long bike rides, and time […]
September 6, 2021

Work and Love and 3 Poems for Labor Day

Labor Day is always the third day in a 3-day weekend. It’s a day for picnics, fireworks, walks in the park, long bike rides, and time […]
March 26, 2021

Stay Strong Emerge Stronger

Everyday Courage for Extraordinary TimesNow Available for Individual Purchase The light at the end of the tunnel is not like the finish line at the end […]
March 10, 2021

Stay Strong For Us is Now Live!

Join the community of organizations that are sharing Everyday Courage for Extraordinary Times The coronavirus pandemic was like a comet scorching its way across the sky. The […]
February 26, 2021

WEBINAR: Courageous Leadership in an Age of Anxiety

Advance registration for my webinar on Courageous Leadership in an Age of Anxiety has been so strong that the AMN Healthcare technical team has had to […]
February 25, 2021

Our Next Podcast: Everyday Courage

Our world, and the environment in which your organization operates, has changed profoundly over the past year. Now more than ever your colleagues need Courage, Perseverance, […]
January 26, 2021

Three Important Resources for a Better 2021

Order The Florence Prescription Now to Assure May 2021 Delivery Nurses Week and Hospital Week are around the corner! This is a year where showing appreciation has never been […]
January 25, 2021

Joe Biden and the Nedlog Rule

From President Biden’s first inaugural address Other than the brilliant poem by Amanda Gorman, this comment from Joe Biden’s inaugural address was the highlight for me. The only way […]
January 24, 2021

Everyday Courage for Extraordinary Times – Recorded Webinar

As part of the “Taking Care of Our Own” resiliency series conducted by MedEvac Foundation International, I recently gave a 50-minute webinar on Everyday Courage for Extraordinary Times (including […]
January 24, 2021

If we thought 2021 was going to be easier than 2020, we just got a wake-up call!

For those of us who had hoped 2021 would magically make things better than they were in 2020, the events of January 6 should be a […]
January 24, 2021

Florence Nightingale’s Lessons for a Pandemic

The Crimean War was memorialized in two famous poems. The Charge of the Light Brigade by Tennyson recounted the attack “into the valley of death” by […]
January 24, 2021

Stay Strong For Us for a While Longer

When I get a note from someone who has lost a job (which has happened more often lately), I will send them this quote by Napoleon […]
January 24, 2021

Stay Strong For Us Project Launch Set for Valentine’s Day

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many healthcare workers to the edge of human endurance. While vaccines, and hopefully President Biden’s encouragement that people be more responsible […]
October 31, 2020

The Power of Everyday Courage -A Halloween 2020 Message

History does not record the name, or the fate, of this one brave German who refused to give the Hitler salute Many of the men in […]
October 24, 2020

Courage is the Most Important Value – Especially Today!

Courage is the most important of all values in an age of anxiety! Download the flyer for Everyday Courage for Extraordinary Times Winston Churchill said that […]