Reflect on your past nursing leadership experiences, such as encounters from current or past employers, clinical experiences, or academia. Identify one positive and one negative nursing leadership experience to address the following components:
- Discuss a brief description of your positive and negative leadership experience.
- For each experience, identify the leadership style that you felt the leader demonstrated and explain why you selected the leadership style.
- Discuss how the positive experience enhanced communication or collaboration.
- Relate how you utilized or can utilize negative experiences to enhance leadership qualities and behaviors.
- Distinguish why the qualities of a leader and a manager are important in nursing.
Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook.