Welcome! This is a place to have a polite and insightful discourse about the challenges we meet at work. Those challenges include true ethical dilemmas; bullying and incivility; co-creating an ethical work environment; violence in nursing. We hope that you will join in the discussion and ask questions for discussion. It will also be a place to constructively think about how we respond to events at work and strategies to clear that blurred line between our work lives and professional lives.
Everywhere we turn during this COVID crisis, the needs for resiliency skills are raised. Understandably so because we need to be fully able to carry on. But, as I nosed around the resiliency literature and listened to NPR one day, the phrase ‘expeditionary skills’ emerged. I thought about earlier times in my life and how […]
Never did I anticipate that my first Friends of Flo blog post would happen when this country is being torn apart by racism and police brutality – again. I have been an American citizen for only 14 years. I chose to add American citizenship to my Canadian citizenship because I had faith in this country […]