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Keith Carlson
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I'm a nurse, professional writer, well-known nurse blogger and Board Certified Nurse Coach. I'm passionate about helping nurses to create the healthiest and most satisfying lives possible!
I'm a nurse, professional writer, well-known nurse blogger and Board Certified Nurse Coach. I'm passionate about helping nurses to create the healthiest and most satisfying lives possible!

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Nurse, What's Your Personal or Professional "Everest"?
Speaking with a nurse colleague the other day, she was
referring to something she’s attempting to do in her life outside of nursing as
her “personal Everest”. These types of endeavors can be scary, and they can cause you to question yourself along the way. ...
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Building a Firewall Against Negative Nurse Syndrome
As nurses, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly of life, society, and humanity. In the course of our nursing careers, we can encounter belligerent patients, impatient families, nurse bullies, arrogant surgeons, uncaring managers, and generally miserable n...
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Your Nursing Career: Undivided Attention and Intention
As a career coach for nurses, I frequently hear from nurses who feel they've been ignoring their own nursing career development for far too long and they're ready to give it the attention it deserves. Do you regularly give your nursing career focused intent...
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Nurses Take DC 2018: Nurses' Voices Matter
On Thursday, April 26th, 2018, I had the distinct privilege and pleasure of speaking in front of the United States Capitol Building at the annual Nurses Take DC Rally for Nurse-Patient Ratios. With the iconic Capitol dome in the background and the Washingto...
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Nurses Take DC 2018: Nurses' Voices Matter
On Thursday, April 26th, 2018, I had the distinct privilege and pleasure of speaking in front of the United States Capitol Building at the annual Nurses Take DC Rally for Nurse-Patient Ratios. With the iconic Capitol dome in the background and the Washingto...
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Your Nursing Career's Differential Diagnosis
In medicine, nursing, and healthcare, a differential diagnosis refers to the process of differentiating between two or more conditions sharing similar signs and symptoms. In the context of your nursing career, this process can be equally elucidating. Is the...
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Nurses: Moving at the Speed of Trust
Seeking a career in nursing could be characterized as an exercise in trust. We nurses willingly endure a grueling educational experience; place ourselves in the hands of nursing professors and professional nurse preceptors; and otherwise trust that the bloo...
Nurses: Moving at the Speed of Trust
Nurses: Moving at the Speed of Trust
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Nurse Innovators and Trailblazers: An Embarrassment of Riches
I recently spoke with a nurse career coaching client who's thoughtfully searching for what she should do next with her nursing career in order to more fully reach her potential as a healthcare professional. As I've previously discussed on both this blog and...
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A Shot of Nursing Self-Esteem
Do you hold yourself and your nursing skills in high esteem? Do you internalize and embody your value as a nurse? If not, it's high time that you did. Most of us have voices in our heads that attempt to derail our self esteem or throw us off our game. Those...
A Shot of Nursing Self-Esteem
A Shot of Nursing Self-Esteem
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Escape Velocity
There are many of us who desire change during the course of our nursing careers, but change can be hard to manifest for a variety of reasons: boredom, ennui, limiting beliefs, lack of imagination, low self-esteem, difficult life circumstances, finances, bur...
Escape Velocity
Escape Velocity
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