Being fired:  The best time in my life

Being fired: The best time in my life

Today marks the 4th anniversary of my termination without cause.   I was fired. Let go. Sacked. Dismissed. Canned.  There, I said it.   I was fired.    Without cause. No reason was given. No clinical issues reported. No patient complaints. No medical errors....
Love-led leaders can be racist too

Love-led leaders can be racist too

Don’t let our leadership philosophy fool you; some love-led leaders can be racist. Just like some of us can be heterosexist or misogynistic or xenophobic. Being a love-led leader does not mean that you are not any of these things.  The words “I am a love-led leader”...
Fighting this Pandemic with an Epidemic

Fighting this Pandemic with an Epidemic

We are fighting this pandemic with an epidemic   An epidemic is something that affects or tends to affect a disproportionately large number of individuals within a population, community, or region at the same time. And as far as I can tell, many of us are fighting the...
Love-Led Leadership: Collective Burnout

Love-Led Leadership: Collective Burnout

Burnout sucks. I don’t know another way to say it. I love my job and I love the humans I care for and the humans I work with and I am so frustrated with the system I work in that I want to poke my eye out with a fork. I’ve been a nurse for over 15 years and every year...