• What is leadership?

  • How do you develop your leadership abilities?

  • How is leadership different from management?

  • How does leadership contribute to professional and personal success…improve patient care…and affect the future of nursing?




Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. This 2009 AJN Book of the Year Winner, by two noted educators in the field of leadership development, guides you through the process. An easy-to-read, interactive approach helps you identify the characteristics of leaders and followers and illustrates not only how, but also when to use the qualities associated with each to achieve professional and personal success.