The Leadership Trajectory

The Leadership Trajectory

Developing Legacy Leaders-Ship

1st Edition - August 16, 2020

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  • Authors: Patricia Yoder-Wise, Karren Kowalski, Susan Sportsman
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323597548
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323636070

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Designed to help you excel at every stage of your leadership path, this unique and practical text is organized around a nursing and health care leadership trajectory of three core areas — The Strategies, The Personal, and The Environment. The Strategies covers necessary actions that you need to take to become more influential in any environment to move yourself and your people to greater contributions. The Personal relates to the concepts that you must develop and hone to increase your influence. The Environment reinforces how you can exercise the strategies and personal factors in this leadership model through assessing the situations in which you find yourself.

Key Features

  • Reflection questions in each chapter emphasize the importance of the process being discussed as a strategy for growth and to facilitate active reading.
  • LL Alert! boxes cite examples of actions and statements to avoid.
  • LL Lineup summaries at the end of each chapter help you create an action plan related to the chapter topic.
  • Practical approach features straightforward, concise content that addresses only the most relevant information on the subject of each chapter.
  • The Strategies covers necessary actions that you need to take to become more influential in any environment to move yourself and your people to greater contributions.
  • The Personal relates to the concepts that you must develop and hone to increase your influence.
  • The Environment reinforces how you can exercise the strategies and personal factors in this model through assessing the situations in which you find yourself.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • About the authors
  • Reviewers
  • Circle of advisors
  • Dedication
  • Preface
  •     List of Tables
  •     List of Illustrations
  • Strategies Overview
  •    Introduction
  • 1.  Leading to legacies
  •     Intentionality
  •     Legacies
  •     Leaders
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 2.  Legacy leaders-ship: The model
  •     Why have a model?
  •     What is the legacy leaders-ship model?
  •     How was the llt model devised?
  •     LL alert
  •     The legacy leaders-ship trajectory model
  •     Success tips
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 3.  The profession and values
  •     The profession
  •     Values
  •     The 5 Cs
  •     The integration/interconnectedness of the 5 Cs
  •     Creating a value model in tough decision situations
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 4.  Lifelong learning
  •     What lifelong learning is
  •     Learning in an organization
  •     Innovation in lifelong learning
  •     Learning by failure
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 5.  Purpose
  •     What is purpose
  •     Getting to purpose
  •     Another look at purpose
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 6.  Self-assessing
  •     Why do self-assessments?
  •     The tools
  •     Other strategies
  •     Using self-assessment tools
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 7.  Reflecting
  •     The evolution of reflective practice
  •     What makes leaders reject reflection
  •     Journaling
  •     An additional approach to reflection
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 8.  Framing
  •     The handwashing study
  •     The power of yet
  •     The art of persuasion
  •     The most effective conversion in framing
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 9.  Influencing
  •     What is influencing?
  •     The science of influencing
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 10.  Advocating
  •     Self-advocacy
  •     Patient advocacy
  •     Speaking up
  •     Why people don’t speak up
  •     Colleague advocacy
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 11.  Coaching
  •     Types of coaching
  •     What is coaching?
  •     Philosophical approach for coaching
  •     The importance of listening
  •     The importance of questions
  •     The importance of feedback
  •     Coaching for performance
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 12.  Mentoring
  •     Aspects of mentoring
  •     Differentiating mentoring and coaching
  •     Mentoring and precepting
  •     The mentoring role
  •     Phases of mentoring relationships
  •     Establishing successful mentoring relationships
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 13.  Visioning
  •     Creating a vision
  •     Enroll in the vision
  •     Visions that work
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 14.  Wisdom
  •     What is wisdom?
  •     Strategies for retaining the older wisdom worker
  •     Collaboration
  •     Becoming wise
  •     Leadership maturity
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • Personal Overview
  •    Introduction
  • 15.  Accountability
  •     Nursing and accountability
  •     The professional accountability mindset
  •     Accountability vs. responsibility
  •     Positive accountability
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 16.  Agility
  •     Personal agility
  •     On being a scrum master
  •     Balancing agility with consistency
  •     Team agility
  •     Becoming more agile
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 17.  Attitudes
  •     General observations about attitude
  •     Stress and negative attitudes
  •     Psychological aspects of attitude and behaviors
  •     Development of attitudes
  •     Mindset
  •     Grit
  •     Reframing negative to positive
  •     Motivation to reflect on negativism?
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 18.  Authenticity
  •     What does authenticity in leadership look like?
  •     Embrace your story
  •     Authenticity as a journey
  •     Establishing enduring relationships
  •     Vulnerability as a part of authenticity
  •     Authenticity in health care
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 19.  Capacity
  •     What is capacity?
  •     Leadership capacities
  •     Development of cognitive fitness
  •     Have you noticed?
  •     Developing leadership capacity in teams and organizations
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 20.  Courage
  •     What is courage?
  •     Categories of courage
  •     Competently courageous
  •     Managing risk
  •     Application of courageous leadership
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 21.  Creativity
  •     A creativity perspective
  •     Levels of creativity
  •     Additional thoughts about creativity and innovation
  •     Increasing your creativity and innovation
  •     Brainswarming
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 22.  Integrity
  •     Courage and integrity
  •     What does integrity look like in our personal lives?
  •     How to develop integrity
  •     What is integrity in the workplace?
  •     When integrity is missing
  •     How do we recoup from mistakes with integrity?
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 23.  Intelligence
  •     General (intellectual) intelligence
  •     Appreciative intelligence
  •     Emotional intelligence
  •     Visual intelligence
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 24.  Mindfulness
  •     What is mindfulness?
  •     Practical uses of mindfulness
  •     Meditation and mindfulness
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 25.  Presence
  •     What is presence?
  •     The ABCs of presence
  •     Increasing our presence
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 26.  Resilience
  •     How resiliency works
  •     How to become more resilient
  •     The impact of personal on professional
  •     Resiliency and women
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 27.  Risking
  •     Taking risks
  •     Gender differences in risk-taking
  •     Improving your risk-taking skills
  •     Considered risk-taking
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 28.  Spirituality
  •     Spirituality and religion: How they are different
  •     Spirituality compared with emotional health
  •     What makes spirituality important?
  •     Developing spiritual resources
  •     Spirituality and leadership
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 29.  Timing
  •     When is the right time?
  •     Deciding the consequences of timing
  •     Timing implications for leadership
  •     Recovery
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 30.  Truthfulness
  •     Why do people make untruthful statements?
  •     Examples of dishonesty in organizations
  •     Truthfulness: Its impact on relationships
  •     Truthfulness in individual relationships
  •     Truthfulness by an organization
  •     Limits to transparency
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 31.  Trust
  •     The definition of trust
  •     The neuroscience of trust
  •     Trust in organizations
  •     Application of the “the characteristics of trustworthiness”
  •     When trust has been lost
  •     Choosing whom to trust
  •     The impact of trust on our own leadership trajectory
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 32.  Vulnerability
  •     Connection
  •     The limits of vulnerability
  •     The myths of vulnerability
  •     When vulnerability enters the workplace
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • Environment Overview
  •    Introduction
  • 33.  Alliances
  •     What is an alliance?
  •     Types of alliances
  •     The individual level of alliances
  •     Creating alliances
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 34.  Communication
  •     Mental filters
  •     Compensation for the filters
  •     Effective communication skills
  •     Guidelines for creating a positive communication environment
  •     Communication barriers
  •     Communication breakdown
  •     Active listening
  •     “You, you, you”
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 35.  Contribution
  •     Framework for nurses’ contribution
  •     An example of being present
  •     Documentation of nurses’ impact on health care
  •     Nurses’ impact on health care outcomes
  •     Care coordination
  •     Nursing contributions at the organizational level
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 36.  Culture
  •     How is organizational culture created and communicated?
  •     Cultural styles
  •     How and why does organizational culture change?
  •     What are subcultures?
  •     Innovative cultures
  •     What creates a toxic culture?
  •     Toxic cultures in health care
  •     Gritty cultures
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 37.  Engagement
  •     What is engagement?
  •     Change and engagement
  •     An example of disengagement
  •     Engagement and the leader
  •     Disengagement
  •     Effects of engagement surveys
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 38.  Governance
  •     The role of governance
  •     Components of a governance plan
  •     Shared governance
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 39.  Inclusion
  •     From diversity and inclusion to belongingness
  •     Examining biases
  •     Changing the equation
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 40.  Innovation
  •     The hard work of having fun
  •     How to become innovative
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 41.  Politics
  •     The definition of organizational politics
  •     Social power and political capital
  •     An example of “living” the values and mission of an organization
  •     Sources of political power or capital
  •     Strategies for organizational political action
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 42.  Processes
  •     What is a process?
  •     The deming cycle (PDSA cycle)
  •     Processes in health care
  •     PDSA cycle in health care
  •     Developing a new initiative
  •     Will processes reduce missteps and failures?
  •     Preventing problems through the use of processes
  •     Are processes fool-proof?
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 43.  Relationships
  •     A good relationship defined
  •     Levels of relationships
  •     The foundation for developing relationships
  •     Steps in building relationships
  •     Obstacles to building good relationships
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 44.  Strategy
  •     Strategy, implementation, and execution
  •     Struggling with strategy
  •     A business perspective
  •     Developing strategic thinking
  •     Aligned decision-making
  •     Zoom in and zoom out
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 45.  Structure
  •     Organizational structure
  •     Impact of structure
  •     Organizational structure and motivation
  •     Effect of motivation
  •     Assessing the organizational structure
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • 46.  Exiting
  •     The concept of exiting
  •     Leaving a position we love
  •     Leaving under conflict
  •     A story of being “downsized”
  •     Retirement
  •     Preparation for exiting
  •     Evidence on successful leadership transitions
  •     Multigenerational leadership
  •     LL alert
  •     Summary
  •     LL lineup
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: August 16, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323597548
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323636070

About the Authors

Patricia Yoder-Wise

Patricia Yoder-Wise - Dr. Yoder-Wise is professor and Dean Emerita at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and she also teaches for the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston. She has taught in every type of nursing education program from nursing assistant through doctoral and continuing education. She is an author (e.g., Leading and Managing in Nursing and leadership/competence articles), editor (e.g., The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing /Nursing Forum), and serves as president of the Wise Group. Dr. Yoder-Wise is a past president of the Texas Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and CGEAN. She is currently the President of the National League for Nursing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas

Karren Kowalski

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Kowalski and Associates Consulting, Castle Rock, CO

Susan Sportsman

Susan Sportsman - Dr. Sportsman is a new co-author on this title. She has worked as a medical-surgical and psychiatric nurse in hospitals and in the community; she has been a teacher and an administrator in both service and education; and she has consulted for a broad spectrum of colleges and universities throughout North America. Most recently she served as Director of Consulting Services at Elsevier’s Education Division. Prior to that she held positions as Dean of the College of Health Science and Human Services at Midwestern State University; Associate Dean of Nursing at Texas Tech University; and Vice President, Mental Health Programs at Harris Methodist Health System. Dr Sportsman has contributed to the Yoder-Wise text in previous editions, and she is now ready to take on the role as co-author with Pat Yoder-Wise.

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