This is a conversation in Motivational Interviewing,(MI), to illustrate the power of one person in the lives of the people we serve. During this healthcare crisis, providers are transmitting all the goodness conveyed to them in their lives by influential people and experiences. The evidence of one harsh comment can undo a person's sense of exploration and connection to creative problem solving. Today, we will make a choice in how we want to be memorable in the workplace. Motivational Interviewing awakens one's inner sense of purpose and enthusiasm for the hard work being done during this health care crisis.
Objectives: Describe the characteristics of influential people; Become aware of compassionate listening and its impact on suffering; and Discuss the impact of difficult judgement of others