From Theory to Practice

From Theory to Practice

Mentor Review – think of all the people who have helped you get to the point you are at in your career and make a list of these people. Specifically record what they taught you and how they contributed to your learning.
Being Influential: Leadership in Action
A leader is defined as �…anyone how used interpersonal skills to influence others to accomplish a specific goal� (Sullivan & Decker, 2009, p. 45). Sullivan (2013) puts forward the assumption that, �nurses can develop the skills…to become more influential� (p. xvii). In other words, you can become a leader, a person of influence. Hopefully, what you have learned in Nursing 432 has given you a strong theoretical foundation and practical tools to lead. This application exercise is designed to assist you to use what you have learned to become influential.

First � review the section on �Leadership� in Chapter 8 of the Kelly and Quesnelle course textbook. Pay particular attention to �Kouzes and Posner�s Five Leadership Practices� on page 180 of your course textbook (Kelly & Quesnelle, 2016).

Second � read

Sullivan, E. J. (2013.) Becoming influential: A guide for nurses (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. Chapters 1, 2, 13, and 14.
Third � Review advice on building a professional network. One example for review is

Fourth � Put your influence to work

I need 2 people and and from nursing back ground.

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