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Vickie’s Favorite Quotes: Helen Keller

While 2020 won’t go down as a favorite year, most of us credit our friends (and family) for helping us glide or stumble through it. That’s why one of my favorite quotes from Helen Keller is “My friends have made the story of my life.”

Attorneys Are Like a Fat Pile of Medical Records – Here’s What to Do About That

Attorneys Are Like a Fat Pile of Medical Records – Here’s What to Do About That

Some attorneys are like a fat pile of medical records. The truth is in there – somewhere. When they talk, it’s not enough to listen. You’ve got to read between the lines of what they say to get to what they really mean, need and most of all, want. They’re not purposely obtuse, they just keep things close to their chest, while still playing the game.

Vickie Milazzo’s Favorite Quotes

Vickie’s Favorite Quotes: Paul Theroux

One of my favorite quotes by Paul Theroux is “I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.” When I shared this with a friend she replied, in a deprecatory tone, “Your friend Paul obviously wrote this before the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Just Because You Insert the Needle Doesn’t Mean You Have to Inject the Heroin

Just Because You Insert the Needle Doesn’t Mean You Have to Inject the Heroin

In nursing school I worked with heroin addicts – not exactly the most fun or inspiring bunch of people to be around. Not having an addictive personality myself, I couldn’t understand the forces that drove them. I wanted to tell them just because you’ve inserted the needle doesn’t mean you have to inject the heroin, but I knew it wouldn’t mean anything to them.

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Thoughts for Success: The Time’s Got to Be the Time

I wish I could control when, how or what time of day my mind is going to have its best ideas, but ideas don’t care about time. For example, I’ve been known to change the title of a program right before publication of the program and then, everyone at the Institute from education to marketing and sales to accounting has to scramble to change every associated ANCC accreditation document, online platform content, postcard, catalog description, email campaign, advertisement, invoice, website and you get the picture.

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