Archive for December, 2011

Things! Encouraging recovery by doing the right thing

Thursday, December 29th, 2011
Well-being versus Wealth André Bieste The real crisis? We stopped being wise! included an inspiring video presentation by Barry Schwartz.

How do we aid economic recovery? How do we heal the patient? By using wisdom in doing the right thing. Kick starting wisdom by being happy about doing the right thing. .

Laying down pages of rules and regulations has literally locked down the entrepreneurial spirit instead of celebrating those who do the right thing. No matter where you live, work or spend recreational time you see the destruction caused by robotic procedures without encouraging the free spirit in doing the right thing.

Frequent visits to a local hospital over the past few months has been an eye opener, witnessing it’s excellence being overshadowed by endless paper work procedures that renders the patient lost!. Robotic nursing care which does little to reassure healing and calmness.

 

Forever learning and teaching I wrote this Business : It is how you talk to patients that matter! but it seems the point of my message was lost in replies discussing how NHS trust budgets are controlled, missing the real issue completely.

So here again giving students experience and encouraging them to do the right thing has been lost in the endless piles of paperwork that needs pure administrative skills to allow the nurse or doctor to get on with healing the patient. Nursing training and specialist skills are vital for patient recovery. Allowing students and employees to think for themselves to learn from improvising and experience under supervision. Lot’s of teaching layers in that module”

Out of the text book and out of the class room and into the real world of encouraging real recovery. I wrote that blog in the hope it might raise awareness that rules and procedures are guidelines but to be effective you need to win others over. Becoming influential in ‘winning the hearts and minds of people’ encouraging recovery in others is the ultimate end result and for our sick economy. You could relate this ‘sickness’ to any number of economic issues where skills and training are indeed alarmingly non existent. So it’s not surprising that by burying our heads in the sand it leaves us well and truly stuck in a swamp. By not celebrating wisdom in doing the right thing, things have a habit of coming back to bite us on the bum.

We have to invest in our recovery and it starts with us.

Poor health and economic sickness has a habit of crucifying us.
What is it that we in ecademy can do do to help celebrate wisdom in doing the right thing?

 

 

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Breaking through the Daylight Smiles

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Woop! Woop! More heaven on earth courtesy of Alun Morris Jones and Twitter. I had to share this early Christmas pressie with my follow friends.

Like so many other connections here on Ecademy the past few months have been a personal and professional test.

Whatever circumstances throw at you I do hope this piece of magic lifts your spirit?

 

Coldplay’s Paradise says it all for me.

Previous Blog “I was in heaven on earth yesterday courtesy of twitter”.   

 

 

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Breathing new life into business. I provide social media campaigns for small business owners & entrepreneurs to help increase their followers, advocates and leads using social media.

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Who Was Your First…Social Media Chit Chat?

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

 

Today’s blog update:

Louisa Miles runs this MAD company. MAD is a Spatial Design company creating blueprints to Motivate, Inspire and Rejuvenate your Design Spaces & Personal Spaces. 

Louisa is “brilliant, bold and unbreakable”.   Most Skype’s last an hour but two and a half hours slipped by and we could have carried on all day, I reckon. Without a doubt, a super authentic, engaging Lady with a great spirit! 😉 I am looking forward to meeting and working alongside her.

“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.”Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand”..

  • Was it a graphic?

  • Was it an invite to network or an offer of help?
  • Was their quick witted #fun humour (banter)
  • Was it their right or left mind mapping brain?
  • Was it their energy?
  • Was it their brand?
  • Or …….was it their looks?

 

So here goes, Who have you connected with today? And what was it about this connection that grabbed your attention?

 

Carolyn Williams, helping you find ways to re-energise yourself for your business?

@LifestyleOnline

Breathing new life into business. I provide social media campaigns for small business owners & entrepreneurs to help increase their followers, advocates and leads using social media.

Swansea
cardiffboardroom.co.uk

It is how you talk to patients that matter!

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

A Wake Up Call

It’s the way you talk to patients that counts. It lowers pain and improves recovery time. I’ve seen countless examples over the past week in emergency treatment how important it is that you talk with patients as opposed to at or down to them. The words you use to reassure patients in severe pain distress helps ongoing investigations and recovery time. My daughter Emma seen here has been fighting a nasty bug that has attacked her kidney and has been receiving treatment on the NHS through an amazing team led by a Kidney Specialist but some have no idea how to speak to patients.

Showing how ~ Emma my daughter, talking to a Dolphin.

Nic added his comment ….
“A colleague of mine put together a course for consultants, junior doctors and nurses in surgery teams to educate them about the importance of the words they use pre-, during and post-op. She included things like non-violent language, the importance of wording things in the positive etc. She was told that there was no need for it!

Yet there is growing evidence that the words used by these people have a huge impact on patients and that surgical teams continue to say inappropriate things”

..on my previous post but it seems the point of my message was lost in replies discussing how NHS trust budgets are controlled, missing the real issue completely. Nursing training and specialist skills are vital for patient recovery.

Here is another response posted earlier..

“That’s SO true ~ in our society today, its too much effort to even Smile at our neighbours these days ~ let alone say “Hello”!! Wots wrong with US ALL these days? Is it a pathology of the Century?? Today’s “sick” society ~ Thank U for posting this, Carolyn. Bless U”

 

Carolyn Williams, helping you find ways to re-energise yourself for your business?

@LifestyleOnline

Breathing new life into business. I provide social media campaigns for small business owners & entrepreneurs to help increase their followers, advocates and leads using social media.

Swansea
cardiffboardroom.co.uk