This post by Dr. Susan David (Psychologist, Harvard Medical School, TED Speaker & Author) started off with “Emotional skills aren’t soft, they are essential” is a reminder for recognising the importance of human and organisation skills that can be forgotton in a reductionist view of work. Think of nursing as just a set of tasks or is it an ‘art and science’ of learned skills, knowledge and experience?
David, S. (2016). Emotional Agility: Get unstuck, embrace change, and thrive in work and life. Penguin.[abstract]