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Thoughts for Success: There Is No More Authentic Success Than a Beautiful Heart

Oprah is the most successful woman on the planet and there’s a reason. Okay, there are lots of reasons – she’s smart, creative, driven and outrageously fun, to name just a few. While all of these qualities contribute to her success, I believe she possesses one quality that trumps all others – she has a beautiful heart.

This is a woman who never stops giving, whether it’s through her encouraging words in “O” Magazine, her TV network, her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, her Boys & Girls Club in Kosciusko, Mississippi or any enterprise she’s involved with.

Last night she gave of herself to 53 Certified Legal Nurse Consultants who signed up for the Consultant 2.0 program with Stedman Graham and me. Stedman was unable to attend our reception, so Oprah came herself. There was absolutely nothing in it for her and it was surely an interruption of her life at the end (or perhaps middle) of a busy workday, yet here she was speaking to our group and taking photos with each and every one of us. Needless to say, the CLNC® consultants were ecstatic. To be in Oprah’s presence is truly transforming.

I am in humble appreciation of this woman who lives her message for real – a woman with a most beautiful heart. While this wasn’t just another day in the life of 53 CLNC consultants – it was a special one for sure. 🙂

I’m Just Appreciatin’

P.S. Comment and share how Oprah has inspired you.

6 thoughts on “Thoughts for Success: There Is No More Authentic Success Than a Beautiful Heart

  1. Oprah’s determination is inspiring. She has proven the power of “no.” Being told no can sometimes fuel our passion enough to achieve success beyond our expectations. Take that WJZ-TV in Baltimore!

  2. I am so excited for all the nurses who attended…what a thrill.

    To be in a room with both Vickie and Oprah and all of their insight would have been inspiring beyond belief. Oprah has touched so many people in a positive way and for so many years it is quite unimaginable. What a kind thing to do stepping in for Stedman; I agree Vickie, amazing heart. Just as you stated before, it’s about doing the right thing for family, for work, for friends. Really nice!

  3. How amazed I was to feel the inner spirit that Oprah expressed to the CLNC® Consultants!! I always knew she had an inner beauty, but had no idea how deep in her heart it lived!! Thank you Oprah!!! We will forever remember those precious moments!!

  4. Getting to meet both Stedman and Oprah was awesome!
    Oprah has such a big heart and I felt her comment about “putting the oxygen mask on ourselves” affects each and everyone of us. We spend so much time trying to save others that we are not saving ourselves. Stedman confirmed this today when he spoke about not “giving” enough. As nurses we give until we can give no more… but we don’t give to ourselves!

    Vickie, thank you for this once in a lifetime chance!


  5. I was there, and when she walked in, you could feel her energy spread through the room. What an inspiration to all of us.

  6. I was fortunate enough to attend Consultant 2.0 with Stedman and Vickie, ready to take my business to the next level, and left the conference with something much more fulfilling. Truly an experience I will hold dear to my heart. Thank you, Vickie.

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*The opinions and statements made by Vickie Milazzo, the founder of Medical-Legal Consulting Institute, Inc. are based on her experiences and expertise, should not be applied beyond the specific context provided, and do not guaranty or project actual results. Vickie Milazzo is no longer involved in the operations or management of the business, but is involved as an independent education consultant.

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