By Jennifer Thew RN
July 12, 2019
“Lead by example,” and “Actions speak louder than words,” are two sayings that imply authentic leadership. Yes, they may be cliché sayings, but there is a ring of truth to them, especially when it comes to healthcare workplace wellness and dealing with nurse stress and burnout.
Nurse leaders are certainly not immune from stress. For example, in a qualitative study published February 2017 in The Journal of Nursing Administration, 20 nurse executives shared their experiences with stress caused by moral distress in the workplace.