Long-term care leaders can have ‘the best of both worlds,’ experts assert
May 18, 2022
CHICAGO — No long-term care leader should have to sacrifice their personal life in order to achieve career goals, industry experts stressed during the latest McKnight’s thought-leadership panel discussion.
Tough conversations on gender equity, from dinner tables to boardrooms
Apr 29, 2022
To solve our staffing shortage, we must address the issue of gender parity in leadership. And to do that, we must embrace our fear, speak up, and act; we must start the tough conversations.
Selfless or selfish? An important question for leaders
Apr 27, 2022
As leaders, we are often faced with the notion of selflessness and selfishness. It may be hard to recognize, but it happens to all of us. Recently, yet another line was blurred for us as leaders...
Eating an elephant
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Apr 12, 2022
I think everyone has heard the expression, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” Right? Though the idea of eating an elephant makes me want to become a vegetarian. (But I digress.) OK,...
Bridging the disconnect between leaders and workers
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Apr 05, 2022
As I reviewed the many recent long-term care happenings and articles to select a topic for this week’s blog, my mind kept returning to the fascinating column by researchers Lindsey Creapeau and Jennifer...
From grieving staff losses to becoming better bosses
Mar 21, 2022
Servant leadership takes thoughtfulness and introspection, but it will save you valuable employees in the long run.
Leaders, the ides of March are blowing
Mar 11, 2022
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and wind blows cold – when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. — Charles Dickens, “Great Expectations” I remember calling...
How leaders in long-term care can build trust
Mar 08, 2022
Trust can be difficult to earn in long-term care. It’s not that residents do not trust the nurses and CNAs who care for them on a daily basis. In fact, for the twentieth straight year, nurses are considered...
Mar 02, 2022
As we kick off March Madness, I got to thinking about competition in leadership. Competition is one of my personal top five strengths, and I know it’s a motivator for me in many ways.
3 things to ‘know’ to develop CEO skills for the future of aging services
Jacquelyn Kung, DrPH, MBA
Robert G. Kramer
Feb 28, 2022
We reviewed the latest on how to develop CEO skills and reflected on our own effective habits to create this guide for cultivating the abilities needed in our industry.