Writing in Times of Darkness

Angry WomanIf you have ever had a blog or published writing of any kind, you know what I mean by “writing in times of darkness.”

Expressing yourself when you are in pain, whether it is physical, emotional, or mental is difficult. You want to share your viewpoint and feelings but may want to reconsider a rant, raging, or creating a message that is as dark or depressed as you may feel at the time. Continue reading

Wisdom, Integrity and Your Kids

nursing studentAs managers, we are often asked our opinion and sometimes even considered an authority in our particular area of expertise. Most find this gratifying and usually try to improve our skills if we have ambitions to become more successful.

When asked a question we don’t know the answer to, that is where the integrity rubber hits the road. Do we admit we don’t know, offer to find out and risk looking uninformed, or do we bluff our way through it and hope like mad that we haven’t given someone detrimental information or advice? Continue reading