leadership

Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Author: By Shamash Alidina And Juliet Adams. Pages: 399 Size: 8.66 MB Format: PDF Publisher: For Dummies
Published: 28 March, 2014
eISBN-13: 9781118727904

Master your mind, manage stress and boost your productivity! Mindfulness at Work For Dummies provides essential guidance for employees at all levels of an organization who are seeking more focus and clarity in their work. It explains how mindfulness can help employers wishing to implement mindful practices into the workplace, and provides leaders and mentors within an organization with the tools they need to become more effective leaders and coaches. The audio download contains guided mindfulness exercises and meditations suited to workplace scenarios, a core feature of mindfulness programmes. Mindfulness at Work For Dummies includes: An introduction to mindfulness, and how it can help improve working behaviour An explanation of how the brain retains new mindful working patterns…with a bit of practice! Useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your working day How organisations can benefit from implementing mindful approaches to work Guidance for leaders on how mindfulness can help develop their leadership qualities

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

Author: Nancy Duarte. Pages: 276 Size: 46.31 MB Format: PDF Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published: 27 September, 2010
eISBN-13: 978111801487

Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentations that will not only create impact, but will move people to action Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they`ve wasted their time? All too often, presentations don`t resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action. Just as the author`s first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author`s approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. Using this approach, you`ll convey your content with passion, persuasion, and impact. Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in Al Gore`s Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth Focuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to action Upends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero and the presenter the mentor Shows how to use story techniques of conflict and resolution Presentations don`t have to be boring ordeals. You can make them fun, exciting, and full of meaning. Leave your audiences energized and ready to take action with Resonate .

Business Storytelling For Dummies

Author: By Karen Dietz, Phd And Lori L. Silverman. Pages: 387 Size: 12.24 MB Format: PDF Publisher: For Dummies
Published: 12 April, 2013
eISBN-13: 978111873028

Use storytelling to influence people and move them to action Need to get your point across? Get staff on board with change? Foster collaboration? Increase sales? Strengthen employee engagement? Build customer loyalty? Drive innovation and creativity? Capture best practices? Align people around a goal? Grow your business? Business Storytelling For Dummies can help you do this and more.

  • Expert advice with real-world examples
  • Proven case studies, tips, and templates
  • How to get results by capturing, crafting, telling stories, and more

The Complete Dentist: Positive Leadership and Communication Skills for Success

Author: By Barry Polansky. Pages: 266 Size: 1.66 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 27 September, 2017
eISBN-13: 9781119250814

The Complete Dentist: Positive Leadership and Communication Skills for Success is a one-of-a-kind guide to starting and running an effective and successful dental practice. . Presents tried-and-true ideas and methods for effective communication, blending positive psychology with leadership in dentistry Describes the five elements of success and happiness, offering pathways to a flourishing dental practice Considers the reasons why communication and leadership skills are important for dentists

Nurse-Led Health Clinics

Author: Edited By Tine Hansen-Turton, Susan Sherman, Eunice S. King. Pages: 216 Size: 2.02 MB Format: EPUB Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Published: 30 March, 2015
eISBN-13: 9780826128034

Public health nursing–with its focus on compassionate, holistic care and service to the poor, the aged, those suffering from social injustice, and those without adequate health facilities–had its origins over a century ago with the founding of the Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Embracing the same foundational principles, Nurse-Led Health Clinics is the first book to describe innovative, nurse-managed solutions for improving health care today. It addresses the key business, policy, medical, financial, and operational considerations necessary for successfully opening and operating nurse-led health facilities. With the mission to dramatically expand access to primary and preventative health care, these clinics provide a full range of services, including primary care, health promotion, disease prevention, and behavioural health care to residents of underserved communities throughout the U.S. The book delivers a wealth of comprehensive information for nurses who are considering opening their own clinics. Reinforced with best-practice models and case studies, it takes a concrete look at what it takes to successfully start and run a nurse-managed health center. The book addresses the history and growth of nurse-led clinics and describes the nurse-led paradigm of care. It identifies the different types of nurse-led clinics (primary care, school based, wellness clinics, and more) and the clinical services offered within them. Also discussed are the requirements and mind-set of potential consumers and strategies for sustainability along with the role of the collaborative team. The pros and cons of a variety of business and operations models are examined along with quality metrics and initiatives. The book also covers various state and federal policy challenges and opportunities and explores the future of nurse-led care in view of ongoing health care reform. Helpful appendices include a start-up checklist, sample by-laws and a managed care contracting toolkit. Key Features:

  • Describes key business, policy, medical, financial, and operational considerations for running a nurse-managed health center
  • Addresses the pros and cons of a variety of business models for nurse-led care
  • Identifies the most common clinical services offered
  • Presents quality metrics, best practice models, and case studies
  • Includes state and federal policy and regulatory challenges and opportunities

How to be a Nurse or Midwife Leader

Author: Edited By David Ashton, Jamie Ripman, Philippa Williams. Pages: 235 Size: 1.41 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 02 December, 2016
eISBN-13: 9781119187004

How to be a Nurse or Midwife Leader is an indispensable guide for all nurses and midwives who wish to develop and improve their practice as leaders. Written in collaboration with the NHS Leadership Academy, this practical book draws on the real experience of over 10,000 nurses and midwives to bring leadership dilemmas to life in specific situations. Key learning features include:

  • How to develop your self-awareness
  • How to develop your personal impact and presence
  • How to survive and thrive
  • How to get your message across
  • How to get the best out of others
  • How to work with and lead other professionals and patients
  • How to have courageous conversations
  • How to balance conflicting demands and needs

Containing exercises and reflective questions to help apply theory to leadership practice, How to be a Nurse or Midwife Leader is an ideal companion for all nurses and midwives, whether you are newly qualified, or stepping into a team leader role.

Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Dementia: A Person-Centred Integrated Care Approach

Author: Dr. Shibley Rahman ; Forewords By Professor Sube Banerjee And Lisa Rodrigues ; Afterword By Lucy Frost. Pages: 386 Size: 2.1 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Published: 19 January, 2017
eISBN-13: 9781784502911

Every person living with dementia is entitled to the highest standards of wellbeing and health and social care services. This in-depth, evidence-based book identifies how outstanding quality integrated care might be achieved, whether in residential or home-based settings. Experienced dementia researcher Dr Shibley Rahman highlights the key contemporary underpinnings of integrated care that are required for wellbeing for living with dementia, including technology, staff performance, leadership, and intelligent regulation of services. The book addresses the major challenges to promoting person-centred care, and tackles difficult conversations around spirituality, sexuality and dying well. The crucial importance of promoting physical and mental health is emphasised. Taking into account recent developments in NICE guidelines and Cochrane reviews for dementia, this book presents an opportunity for all those involved in the provision of care for people with dementia to maintain a focus on delivering the best care possible, and to engage with the wider issues surrounding wellbeing. This book will be especially useful to commissioners following the NHS `new models of care` “vanguards”.

Career Development All-in-One For Dummies

Pages: 675 Size: 5.13 MB Format: PDF Publisher: For Dummies
Published: 30 March, 2017
eISBN-13: 9781119363170

Take control of your career today Want to get ahead in the workplace? Learn new skills and increase your visibility as a leader in your company with the help of this practical, hands-on guide to professional development. You`ll find new techniques for being a better leader, tips for writing better emails, rules for running more effective meetings, and much more. Plus, you`ll discover how to give presentations that will keep your audience engaged and learn to be a more mindful person. Combined from seven of the best For Dummies books on career development topics, Career Development All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking control of your career and improving your professional life. Perfect on its own or as part of a formal development program, it gives you everything you need to advance your career.

  • Become a better leader
  • Manage your time wisely
  • Write effective business communications
  • Manage projects more effectively

Success is an individual responsibility so put your professional future in your own hands with this guide!

Simplified Project Management for the Quality Professional

Author: Russell T. Westcott. Pages: 256 Size: 940 KB Format: PDF Publisher: Asq – American Society For Quality
Published: 01 July, 2004
eISBN-13: 9786000047702

Project management is an essential part of successful organizations, and a skill that most professionals will need at some point in their career. Successfully managing a project can be a make or break point in one s career and is often the impetus for future job-promotions. Simplified Project Management for the Quality Professional was written to help guide new project managers in their efforts. This book focuses on explaining the skills and tools needed by those just beginning to lead projects and teams. Beginning by developing basic guidelines for each project, the book then takes you through the basics of planning, implementing, managing and closing a project. It discusses how to envision the project outcome and the important aspect of obtaining upper-management buy-in, and then provides guidance on the implementation of the project and the tracking and measuring of progress. Finally, the book provides guidelines for evaluating, documenting, and closing down the project.

The Outstanding Middle Manager

Author: Gordon Tinline And Cary Cooper. Pages: 208 Size: 1.25 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Published: 03 September, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780749474676

Recent research shows that the number of people in senior specialist and middle management positions is growing. As organizations continue to flatten, the middle becomes the place where many will spend the majority of their careers. The Outstanding Middle Manager is the new guide to dealing with those pressures specific to the role and maximizing the opportunities to forge a fulfilling and balanced career in the middle. Drawing on the latest research into workplace trends, strategic management and work-life balance, Tinline and Cooper focus on middle management as an opportunity level. Readers can discover: strategies for managing upwards as well as downwards, how to deal effectively with generational differences and an evolving workplace, influencing, empowerment and team-building skills, and stress- and life-management strategies that bring clarity and purpose. With a focus on lateral development and progression as a career choice, The Outstanding Middle Manager empowers readers to take control of their mid-level career to become more fulfilled, more resilient and more satisfied.