Henry David Thoreau said: “The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” If you don’t first care for yourself, you can’t see the world as an abundant canvas filled with opportunity.
Many assume the most successful and happiest Certified Legal Nurse Consultants have had it easy. Nothing could be further from the truth. Some of our most successful CLNC consultants have had twins, brain surgery, custody battles and nasty divorces.
I’m heading to Fort Lauderdale today for our 2017 NACLNC Conference Cruise. I’m so excited to connect with the Certified Legal Nurse Consultants, many of whom I haven’t seen in a year or two.
Sure you want your attorney-clients to appreciate you, but their gratitude and applause can’t be the driver for your success. You have to know yourself, respect yourself and not be dependent on the praise of others.
Today’s favorite quote by Gandhi doesn’t require commentary.
We’re all CEOs of our legal nurse consulting business. You’d think we’re the conductor – orchestrating all the moves and outcomes. It doesn’t work that way.
Every journey, every endeavor, every effort starts with intention, even if the intention is to not be intentional. That’s still a choice or an intention. Jim Rohn says it perfectly. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”
Life and business are fraught with problems. The only way to dodge problems is to not participate in either – which, of course, is not possible as long as we’re breathing.
One of the many wonders of being human is the way we evolve individually. The desire to be different and to embark on a different path, however, is frequently hindered by the fear of shedding one’s expertise to start over as an amateur. Nowhere do I see this more prevalent than with registered nurses.
Growing up in New Orleans, I never gave a thought to the food I was ingesting. In Louisiana, if it fits in a skillet – with or without a fight – we fry it and eat it. I also thought nothing of emptying three bowls of my grandma's spaghetti or spicy seafood gumbo.