FeatureThought leadership Propelling nursing forwardGoodyear, Caryl PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, FAAN; Hanson, Dave MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC; Lacey, Susan R. PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN Author Information Caryl Goodyear is the director of Nursing Partnerships at Avila University School of Nursing in Kansas City, Mo. At the Society of Critical Care Medicine in Chicago, Ill., Dave Hanson is the director of Program Strategy & Partnerships, and Susan R. Lacey is the associate director of Quality and Research. The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article. Nursing Management (Springhouse) 54(5):p 34-39, May 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/nmg.0000000000000003 Buy Metrics In Brief This article defines thought leadership, demonstrates its significance to the nursing profession, and provides scenarios to illustrate the integration of thought leadership with influence. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.