Vickie Milazzo’s Favorite Quotes

Vickie’s Favorite Quotes: Marcel Proust

When I mentor Certified Legal Nurse Consultants, most recognize and appreciate the 32 years of legal nurse consulting and business experience I bring to their issue. Most listen carefully and act on my advice.

Recently though, I mentored someone who only wanted to do the talking. I hardly got a word in edgewise, and when I did, it was obvious she wasn’t listening. That was unfortunate because she could have really used my advice.

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When you’re the student in the presence of an experienced mentor and teacher, it pays to listen. I know because I do this myself. This is one of the easiest ways to see with the new eyes necessary to embark on your next CLNC® voyage.

What are you seeking – new landscapes or new eyes?

I’m Just Askin’

P.S. Comment and share how you know when it’s time to listen.

One thought on “Vickie’s Favorite Quotes: Marcel Proust

  1. In the CLNC® business, one has to listen carefully. I place a great value on listening skills. As a nursing instructor I told students there are two forms of listening; one is active and another is passive. Active listening – you also watch body language which can save you from injuries or even death (you have to as a psych nurse), it adds to the message, and then you mentally digest the message before responding. Passive listening is a more distracted form; listening to other sounds (seen people on cell phones while you talk to them?) while not being attentive to the message received. People I have talked to in passive form are very hard to tolerate.

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