The Neurobiology Behind Leadership


Published: 07 February 2016

Nurse leaders are the people who, in any role, are able to ‘make things happen’. Leadership skills are what enable a nurse to advocate for their patient and ensure the best possible level of care is taking place. It also enables nurses to create a positive work environment, one that retains staff for a longer period of time. They build strong relationships across departments and with patients and their families. All nurses need the ability to be good leaders. The Biology Behind Leadership Recent research shows that the actions of great leaders affect their own neurology and in turn affect