The Journey to Excellence Never Ends

The truth is, in excellent organizations, the journey does not end; the bar keeps rising. Excellent organizations do not settle for the status quo. They are constantly asking themselves: What else? What’s next? How can we make this even better? How can we be innovative? How can we add to the intellectual discipline of nursing and healthcare? How do we raise the bar?
Sep 14, 2020
Gen Guanci

Gen Guanci

The DAISY Foundation – Special Message to Nurse Managers

Nurse managers create the environment that makes the extraordinary compassionate patient and family experiences that your nurses are providing possible. Bonnie emphasizes the nurse managers' role in driving the positive culture of your organization, and sends them a "great big thank you" from the DAISY Foundation for all they do as leaders.
Sep 3, 2020
Bonnie Barnes

Bonnie Barnes

Characteristics of Effective Teams

Have you ever wondered what makes a team effective? What about your team…is it effective? The following characteristics have been identified in many of the most effective and successful teams. How many does your team have?
Aug 26, 2020
Gen Guanci

Gen Guanci

Laudcast – Health Systems and COVID Recovery: Operational Leadership Learnings

In this Laudcast, Craig Williams, COO Beverly & Addison Gilbert Hospitals talks with Laudio, COO, CJ Floros about operational leadership and recent learnings from the past several months.
Aug 6, 2020
Craig Williams

Craig Williams

Laudcast – Phoenix Leadership: Successful Leadership through Change

In this three-part Laudcast series "Phoenix Leadership: Successful Leadership through Change" CJ Floros, COO at Laudio, and Val Gokenbach, Chief Nursing Officer and Author discuss the importance of successful leadership in healthcare and having a mindset and willingness to change.
Jul 14, 2020
Val Gokenbach

Val Gokenbach

Mother Nature: the Expert Leader of Teamwork

Whenever I think of teams, team dynamics, and teamwork I immediately think about what we can learn from nature. If we look at plant, animal, and insect groups we can learn a lot. One of the most poignant groups of lessons comes from the observation of geese as they fly in formation.
Jul 9, 2020
Gen Guanci

Gen Guanci

Caring for Oneself

LeAnn Thieman, speaker, author, and founder of SelfCare for Healthcare discusses the importance of caring for oneself; body, mind, spirit, and time.
Jun 30, 2020
LeAnn Theiman

LeAnn Theiman

The Art of Grace

Cynda Rushton, an international leader in nursing ethics and a member of the Grace team at Johns Hopkins, shares how to use the elements of grace to create the conditions for compassion during stressful and uncertain times. These elements of grace are an anchor and a resource that can be used in the midst of complexity and chaos.
Jun 25, 2020
Cynda Rushton

Cynda Rushton

A Sense of Selfness

During times of crisis, change, and uncertainty, it is commonplace to look to others for direction, security, and re-enforcement of self-worth.  Yet, within each of us, lies the ability to generate these positive feelings of “selfness”.
Jun 16, 2020
Gen Guanci

Gen Guanci