Why Emotional Intelligence is Crucial for Change in Nursing

“Nurses are so smart, and their work is so important. Yet every day we see incidents of horizontal violence, inadequate staffing, occupational injuries and unsafe acts or worse.” Boynton explains how an underlying lack of emotional intelligence (EQ) on the part of nurses, doctors, and administrative professionals is contributing to all of these issues! She believes that helping nurses to develop EQ will create a momentum of positive change in all of these areas. “EQ is all about self and others and when our relationships are healthy so too are our teams, cultures, and leadership efforts. And improv activities are […]