The Handoff Podcast: Why every nurse leader needs a leadership manifesto

Nurse Podcast Channel

05-01-2023 • 41 mins

Our guest for this episode is Joni Watson, a healthcare and leadership consultant who also teaches Advanced Decision Making in Healthcare for PhDs at Duke University’s School of Nursing. She was also previously the Senior Vice President for Strategic Nursing Transformation at Ascension, where she and Dan worked together.    In this conversation, Dan and Joni talk about how she crafted her thoughtful and deliberate approach to nursing leadership. She shares why she thinks that every leader should have a manifesto, and how hers has helped her identify and stay true to her values over her two decade long nursing career. She also talks about the concept of a “challenge network,” why they’re important and how she cultivates one at work. Links to recommended reading:  Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know  In Defense of Troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business  The Future of Nursing 2020-2030  The full transcript for this episode can be found here: -| The Nurse Podcast Channel is made possible with support from IHI. Learn more about how IHI is transforming health care education at -| This episode originally aired on December 7, 2022 on The Handoff Podcast. Listen, follow and subscribe here.