Episode 51: October 16, 2019 - Work/Life Balance – A Myth, Dream, or Reality
Is attaining balance between work and life a possibility or simply a dream? Podcast guest, Sharon Weinstein, discusses the reality of work/life balance.
Sharon Weinstein, MS, RN, CRNI®, FACW, FAAN, CSP
CEO, SMW Group LLC
Sharon Weinstein, MS, RN, CRNI®, FACW, FAAN, CSP, is CEO of SMW Group LLC, as well as President/Founder of The Global Education Development Institute. She specializes in workforce issues related to balanced lifestyle, total wellness, nursing, patient/staff safety and stress management. A native of Philadelphia, Sharon completed her nursing education at Pennsylvania Hospital, followed by undergraduate and graduate degrees in Florida and Texas. She is a graduate of the Kellogg Executive Management Program and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Nursing at the University of Illinois, Chicago College of Nursing, former Associate Dean of Speakers Academy and Past President of National Speakers Association-DC. On the national NSA level, Sharon chairs the CSP Council and is a member of the editorial board of Speaker Magazine. She is a past president of INS and past chair of INCC. Sharon is the author of 12 books and over 160 papers. She holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers. This places Sharon among only 17% of all speakers to hold this designation and one of only 3 nurses worldwide with a combined FAAN/CSP designation.
Host: Dawn Berndt, DNP, RN, CRNI® – INS Clinical Education & Publications Manager
Guest: Sharon M. Weinstein, MS, RN, CRNI-R®, FACW, FAAN, CSP
You are only as good as you are balanced. Yet, we know that infusion patients need our services beyond Monday through Friday and 9 am – 5 pm. Long shifts, long days, long weeks and the need to be on-call; these responsibilities and more pull you in multiple directions! There is so much to do and so little time! How can you possibly be your very best for family, patients, employers and others? When, and how, will you find time to care for yourself? Listen in as Sharon Weinstein discusses the importance of balance and how individuals can attain it.