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Contribution to Book
What are Three Questions that Turn Competition into Collaboration?
A Nurse's Guide to Presenting and Publishing: Dare to Share
  • Kathleen T. Heinrich, KTH Consulting
  • Cynthia Clark, Boise State University
  • Susan Luparell, Montana State University
Document Type
Contribution to Books
Publication Date
1-1-2008
Disciplines
Abstract
As in sports, so in nursing. Competition can enliven and strengthen. Or it can splinter colleague-friendships, steal joy, and leave those involved fallen by the wayside or limping to a finish line where there are no winners. Three competitive and hard-working nurse presenters and authors, Kathy, Cindy, and Susan (we), process issues and collaborate on groundbreaking projects that in many other groups might cause rivalry and conflict. After trekking into the unexplored, relational terrain of partnerships, we discovered that the secret for keeping our connection cosmic is three little words-yours, mine, and ours. If you yearn to share what you do in ways that invigorate rather than alienate your collaborators, this chapter shows how these words can galvanize your relationships with colleague-friends.
Citation Information
Kathleen T. Heinrich, Cynthia Clark and Susan Luparell. "What are Three Questions that Turn Competition into Collaboration?" A Nurse's Guide to Presenting and Publishing: Dare to Share (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cynthia_clark/39/