Stick With It

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Stick With It SkillsThere is great joy and personal satisfaction in mastering a skill that once seemed almost impossible to master. And while there is a temptation to give up when things feel very challenging, making up your mind to do something and sticking with it until you master it is exhilarating.

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  1. Hi Donna,
    My department has recently restructured and a non-clinical Operations Manager will be over Nursing. I’m trying to construct an opposition letter and need a solid argument, but my emotions keep getting in the way. I find it an insult to nursing as a profession. Any thoughts or advice would be much appreciated.
    Thank you,

    1. Donna Cardillo

      It’s tough for me to respond to this without knowing more details and understanding the role of the Operations Manager in your facility. I would suggest that you do some research to see which other hospitals, if any, in your area have a nursing vs. a non-nursing VP ort manager. If you don’t find any, or find few, you can make the case that this is not customary or standard. Try contacting your state chapter of the American Association of Nurse Executives ( for more advice on this. Good luck!

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