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Maroon Mindset Mentoring ❤️💛💚

Happy New Year! May 2020 be everything you want it to be. A new year provides a clean slate, a blank canvas, a second chance to be who we need to be. Throw in the fact that it’s also a new decade and the opportunities are ten fold! It’s the perfect time to invent, reinvent […]

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Stand out!

As we head towards the end of the year 2019 and the end of a decade, it’s an opportunity to pause, take stock and make some new decade goals. I’m thinking BIG! I’m thinking BOLD. How about you? What are your goals for 2020? You see, I’m heading towards my 45 year on the planet […]

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We are the black history of tomorrow…🙌🏽❤️💚💛

This is my first podcast. Thoughts? “…We are the black history of tomorrow. Let’s not waste it…” @mcintoshnichole #MaroonMindset ❤️💚💛🙌🏽 https://www.chirpapp.com/audiopost/jrx8ea8Ky6

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I’m still here…

Happy New Year. I know, it’s been a while. 9 months in fact, I just noted. I took a break to sort my head out, and as it turns out my body needed the rest too. I had to practice what I preached and look after myself. I’m still working at it…more on that in […]

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Nurse researchers: leading change & adding value.

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. As futurist and philosopher Alvin Toffler once wrote: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Times are changing and we must change in response to the changes. Let’s learn, […]

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Diversity matters Healthcare experiences Positive living!

Mary Seacole Inspires Me!: Diary of a Nurse Leader. 

October is celebrated as Black History Month in the UK. For me, everyday is black history day because my life is a celebration of the legacy of so many who went before me. As we come to the end of the official month of activities, I take a moment to reflect on the lives and […]

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Compassionate living

Be courageous!

I never understood the importance of being courageous until a few years ago. I was going through a ‘rough patch’ and had to find the strength and motivation to carry on in the face of adversity. Looking back, I recognise that it was my courage that kept me going. While I’ve never been much of […]

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Compassionate living Healthcare experiences Positive living!

I’ll make a good nurse one day…#today😊

This is the next in the summer blog series of Reflections of a Trailblazer. Check out my blog The Human Touch ❤✍🏽 for the previous posts so you don't miss out on my journey. I've previously discussed my PhD journey and my career inspirations. This post will include the importance of using unpleasant life experiences […]

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Compassionate living Diversity matters Healthcare experiences Positive living! Work study life balance

Life of uncertainty…the leadership challenge! (Diary of an unexpected nurse leader)

This post is the second in a summer ‘Reflections of a Trailblazer’ blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The first post in this serious can be read here: http://wp.me/p5zWO2-tN As I reflect on my nursing career as […]

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Healthcare experiences Positive living! Work study life balance

Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.

This post is the first in a summer ‘Reflections of a Trailblazer’ blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The series begins with a focus on my journey as a mature research student. Future posts will capture my […]

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