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Thoughts for Success: What’s NEXT Is What’s NOW

Whether it’s a national news anchor, print reporter or radio personality interviewing me or simply a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant who has a prurient interest in my success, I’m often asked “Vickie, what’s NEXT?” That question has got to be one of the top 10 least favorite questions people ask me.

I’m often tempted to give an irreverent answer such as “Well Stuart, I’m going to announce my candidacy to be the first woman president of the United States, build a greenhouse for my orchids and finish earning my seventh degree black belt in taekwondo” or something similar – but I’ve learned to restrain myself. LOL!

Thoughts for Success: What’s NEXT Is What’s NOWWhy don’t I like the question “What’s NEXT?” Because for me, what’s NEXT is what’s NOW. Without NOW there can be no NEXT. NOW creates the NEXT.

Creating your next success, relationship or adventure is impossible without tending to your NOW. Chase your NEXT success a little less and practice the NOW of success a little more and you’ll be even more successful as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. What’s your NOW ?

I’m Just Askin’

P.S. Comment and share how you create your own NOW as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.

2 thoughts on “Thoughts for Success: What’s NEXT Is What’s NOW

  1. My NOW:
    Yesterday I received medical records in the mail. I quickly scanned through all documents and a disc (I do this first to make sure I have what I need to form opinions). A letter from the attorney was missing explaining the family dynamics and the pre-litigation information. Within two hours of searching I found all the details that put everything together.

    He called me today and I laid out the possible theme that I did not want to assume. He was blown away with a brief oral report and shocked I could know so many things he was not aware of. Now he is set to send me more medical records to complete the bigger picture.

    It is amazing how much knowledge nurses have and what we can do. The NOW is going out there and reaching my CLNC® consulting goals, word of mouth marketing…

  2. For people of my generation (the flower children of the 1960’s-1970’s), you may remember the book “Be Here Now” by Dr. Richard Alpert, PhD (Baba Ram Dass). A good re-read, or a good read if the first time.
    NOW is everything. Tomorrow is not promised. Be blessed.

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