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Dealing With Uncertainty as a Nurse

If there's one thing that nurses have to deal with on a daily basis, it's uncertainty. From patients who may be suddenly deteriorating to doctors who constantly change their orders. Nurses are constantly having to adapt and respond to new situations.  In this week’s episode of High Performance Nursing, I am sharing with you how to deal with uncertainties as a nurse. While dealing with uncertainty can sometimes be challenging, it's also what makes nursing so interesting and rewarding. Uncertainty is a fact of life, and it's something that we all have to deal with on a daily basis. Whether it's uncertainty about our health, our relationships, or our future, it's always there.  While some people may find uncertainty to be stressful, I actually find it to be exciting. I see it as an opportunity to learn and grow. After all, if we never faced any challenges or uncertainties, life would be pretty boring, wouldn't it? So how do we deal with uncertainty, especially as a nurse? Tune in to find out! WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: What is uncertainty? (00:25) Recognising that life is always uncertain (04:18) The circle of concern (06:37) The circle of influence (11:00) The importance of planning ahead of time (15:58) Becoming the watcher of your thoughts (20:12) CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
August 8, 2022

Why Should You Consider Professional Branding?

When you think about professional branding, what comes to mind? Maybe you think about the big brands like Nike, Apple, or Walmart. And while those brands definitely have impressive branding strategies, professional branding is about so much more than just advertising. In fact, professional branding can be a huge asset for your career.  In this week’s episode of High Performance Nursing, I am sharing with you reasons why you should consider professional branding. After all, creating your own personal brand can help you become more successful, both personally and professionally. I will also be sharing with you some simple steps that you can take to begin branding yourself professionally. With these insights and tips, you will be on your way to becoming a high-performing nurse and building a brand that will help you succeed in your career. Personally, I have found that professional branding has helped me in many ways throughout my career. I have been able to use my personal brand to create opportunities, build relationships, and advance in my career. I believe that if you are intentional about creating your own professional brand, it can be a powerful tool to help you achieve your goals. So, tune in to this week’s episode of High Performance Nursing to learn more about professional branding and how it can help you in your career! WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: What is a professional brand? (01:29) Benefits of creating a professional brand (03:36) How to create a professional brand (08:49) Liam’s secret insights and tips when creating a professional brand (10:29) QUOTES:  “We need to make sure that whatever your application is, it's uniquely tailored and specific to you and what you want to put out into the world.” -Liam Caswell (03:11) “Some of the most expensive things in life are just simple, clean, and aesthetically pleasing to the consumer.” -Liam Caswell (09:52) “Time is the critical thing that you must invest to make sure that you deliver a high-quality professional brand when you're applying for your next role.” -Liam Caswell (15:50) CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
August 1, 2022

Stop Judging Your Burnout

We all know that feeling. That sense of being overwhelmed and completely drained. Burnout Is a common occurrence in high-stress clinical careers, but it's important not to judge yourself harshly for experiencing it.  In this week’s episode of High Performance Nursing, I am sharing with you reasons why you should not be judging your burnout, after all it’s literally inevitable in the industry. What if we stopped trying to judge and avoid it and we prepared for it? What if we could prep ahead of time and when we did experience it, accept that it's part of this line of work. I will also provide some tips for managing your burnout so that you can get back on track and continue to be the amazing nurse that you are! In my opinion, Experiencing burnout is inevitable based on how we are trained, how the industry is set up and how we currently operate. All of those things are external to us, so how can we take back control during burnout - we can start by being gentle and compassionate with ourselves. Burnout for me was one of the most pivotal moments in my nursing life, if took from me, whilst also giving so much to me.  What if you decided today was the day you stopped judging your burnout? How would your life be different? What goodness has burnout given you? This episode dives into all of that and more!  PS: If you are experiencing burnout I want you to know that you got this! Be kind and gentle with yourself!  WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: Why you should not judge your burnout (04:44) What has burnout given you? (06:44) Handling burnout correctly (11:51) CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
July 25, 2022

All Paths Lead to Rome – Busting Nursing Career Myths

In the world of nursing, there are a lot of unfounded career myths floating around, and it's hard to know what's true and what's not.  In this week’s episode of High Performance Nursing, I am debunking career myths that might be holding you back from achieving your goals. These myths are based on my 11 years+ experience as a nurse, a leader and a career coach, as well as from conversations from coaching hundreds of nurses. Career myths can be insidious because they can seep into your subconscious and shape the way you think about yourself and your ability to succeed. Once you identify the myths that might be affecting you, it's much easier to move past them and achieve your goals. So, what are some of the most common career myths? Listen to the episode to find out! WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: Do you really have to stick to one job? (02:46) How can your mindset help you reach your goals? (07:15) Creating a system that influences people (14:15) Finding your people (18:59) Learning how to coach yourself (21:15) CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
July 18, 2022

Psychological Safety In The Workplace with Liam Caswell On The Happy Nurse Podcast

We've all heard of the saying, "There's safety in numbers." But what about when it comes to the workplace? How can you create a psychologically safe environment in your office?  This week’s episode of High Performance Nursing is from an interview by Elaina Mullery from The Happy Nurse Podcast. Elaina is a nurse who's on a mission to reduce burnout among healthcare professionals and is the founder of Happy Nurse. In our conversation, we emphasised the importance of setting a space for psychological safety in the workplace. We also discussed why you should keep reinventing yourself and how you can avoid burnout as much as possible.  Creating a psychologically safe environment can be challenging but it's important to remember that it's not impossible. If you're interested in learning more about how to create a psychologically safe environment in your workplace, tune in to this week's episode.  WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: How to set a strong “why” (05:03) Taking failure as a learning experience (12:28) Why should you establish psychological safety in healthcare (17:38) The importance of self-awareness and self-compassion (26:24) How to avoid burnout (31:29) How to keep reinventing yourself (34:11) CONNECT WITH ELAINA MULLERY HappyNurse.com.au Connect with me on Instagram and Facebook Connect with me on LinkedIn Subscribe to my Youtube channel CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
July 11, 2022

Wound Care and Entrepreneurship with Donna Nair

Although most people consider wounds to be a negative thing, they are actually a necessary part of the healing process. By providing good wound care, you can speed up the healing process and minimize the chances of infection or other complications.  In this episode of High Performance Nursing, I had a lesson-filled conversation with Donna Nair. Donna is an advanced practice nurse with 20 years of wound care experience and has completed accredited lymphedema training as well.  In our conversation, we take a look at the different types of wounds, how to properly care for them, and some of the common complications that can occur. We also discuss when it might be time to seek professional help and some of the innovative treatments that are available today.  So whether you’re a nurse who wants to brush up on your wound care knowledge or someone who is caring for a loved one with a wound, this episode is for you. Listen now to learn more about wound care! WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE: Who is Donna Nair? (00:45) Donna’s nursing journey (01:50) How to improve your wound care skills (08:09) Nursing fundamentals to focus on (13:15) Teaching patients about self-care (17:45)  How to care for a wound properly? (22:49) What is Lymphedema? (27:57) Reducing pressure injuries and maintaining skin integrity (31:08) How are data collected used in the healthcare industry? (33:41) Weight Neutral Care (36:32) Donna’s greatest lessons (45:12) CONNECT WITH DONNA NAIR Connect with Donna on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  Visit her website here. CONNECT WITH LIAM CASWELL COACHING  Follow @highperformancenursing on Instagram for the latest career and leadership coaching from Liam.  Click here to Join my private Facebook Community "High-Performance Nursing - How to build your healthcare career" where I share all the career tips and strategies to thrive within your career. All new joins receive my Career freebies that have helped hundreds of nurses succeed in their careers! (You must answer all questions to be admitted). Subscribe and listen to the High Performance Nursing Podcast available on all major podcast platforms! I would love if you could leave a review!
July 4, 2022

High Performance Nursing

High Performance Nursing with Liam Caswell is a podcast that will help you thrive in navigating all aspects of your personal and professional development as a nurse and health professional.

Join Liam and the community of high performance nurses in our mission to create a psychologically safe working environment for nurses to thrive within their careers!

If you are a AIN, Student Nurse, New Graduate or a seasoned nurse, High Performance nursing will meet all your nursing development needs with a big dose of the giggles along the way - welcome!
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Liam Caswell, Nurse Coach and Founder

Liam Caswell, Nurse Coach and Founder

Liam Caswell (RN, MHM, MIPH, CERT IV TAE, NLP Practitioner) is a registered nurse with over 10 years international nursing experience, gained across the UK, Australia and Fiji. Liam's career has allowed him to work from a hospital career to a Nurse Unit Manager, where he has gained unique insights into the challenging world of healthcare and nursing.
Since 2020 Liam has been dedicated to sharing his skills and knowledge with the global nursing workforce, empowering them to take control of their nursing careers, their mindset and the personal and professional development, on the journey to becoming the highest version of themselves. Liam has helped transform hundreds of nurses lives, helping them achieve their wildest dreams via his coaching programs.
In 2021, Liam launched the High Performance Nursing Podcast to provide a platform for clinicians to challenge their beliefs about traditional nursing careers and empower them to create their own unique career and life path.

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