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Preparing for leadership roles: tips for developing confidence

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner voice of doubt and develop your own leader style

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner voice of doubt and develop your own leader style

A few years ago, if someone had asked me who I am, I would have said I am a wife, a mother and a nurse, without giving the question any real thought.

But now I would say that I am a confident, bold, driven and capable senior leader in healthcare – although far from the finished product.

My career path to leadership

When I started my nursing career in 2005 as a staff nurse in neurology, my focus was purely clinical and I didn’t really think about leadership. I loved the complexity of the specialty and the wide mix of patients

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