Tag Archives: leadership

FMM 6 15 18 Not puffed Up

“Whosoever diggeth a pit shall fall in it” ~ Robert Nesta Marley.  Two phrases puzzled me when first I moved to Jamaica.  School friends would offer to either ‘carry’ me home, or ‘follow’ me home.  Neither of those offers sounded very appealing to me.  We were kids, so they were not offering to give me […]

FMM 8 18 17 Isms and Schisms

“All the world is full of suffering.  It is also full of overcoming.”~Helen Keller. I grew up in a tradition of caring for others.  But more than that, we were taught to respect our common humanity, and recognize that all human beings deserve respect.  My parents were practicing Christians, and they lived their beliefs.  At one […]

FMM 9 11 15 Lead on, McDuff!

‘A Leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.’~John Maxwell. One of the last classes before nursing students graduate is a class on leadership.  It includes a great deal of practical hours in the clinical setting, usually with an experienced nurse who is working in a leadership position.  This […]