What is the Key to Professional Success?

As a healthcare professional, you spend your time helping others and doing your best to make an impact on others. Finding professional success as a healthcare provider happens when you have a few foundational traits, especially perseverance, compassion, optimism, and continuous motivation and willingness to learn.  If you want to find true professional success, you have to focus on developing …

How to Avoid Psychological Decision-Making Biases

Everyone has decision-making biases, and everyone acts on them at some point in their life.  When you work in healthcare, making the correct decisions is of utmost importance, but not always possible to do.  On top of an already demanding job because of the high physical expectations, healthcare professionals are left to manage mental and emotional stress from coworkers, patients, …

Why You Need to Take Care of Your Health Before Helping Others

As a healthcare professional, you are always taking care of others, but are you taking care of yourself? You need to take care of your health first in order to be strong and healthy. There’s no way you can keep up with your workload when you’re tired, sick, and mentally exhausted.  In this post, I’ll show you different ways to …

How to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle as a Healthcare Professional

Working in healthcare is very rewarding, but since it’s such a high-demand industry, it doesn’t leave healthcare workers with much energy or time to promote a healthy lifestyle. A study by Southern Cross University found that, out of 6,000 nurses, almost 30 percent had a form of chronic illness, ranging from obesity to heart disease.  It’s easy to understand the …

How to Manage Your Fear to Focus on Patient Safety Goals

Nurses and other healthcare professionals don’t always speak up when it comes to their patient safety goals. There are some serious shortcuts taken but very few workers confront anyone about it. Why are so few willing to speak up about the patient’s safety? Healthcare workers feel that they are being constantly evaluated. This adds extra stress to their work-life because …

9 Expert Time Management Strategies for Tired Healthcare Professionals

Physicians and healthcare professionals are extremely busy all the time in their careers. You’re probably suffering from an overwhelming schedule with no rest in sight for weeks on end! The best way to overcome that overwhelm and tiredness is to implement time management strategies.  You want to continue to provide excellent service to your patients, but there’s no way you …