I thrive on motion. I love imagining a new project and moving it along to the finish line. A finish line is, however nothing more than an illusion, for there is no such thing as a finish line in life.
Are you curious whether you’ve got what it takes to become a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant? That’s a fair question to ask yourself because legal nurse consulting is not right for everyone.
CLNC® Success Story: For Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Keitha Giannella Exhibiting Isn’t Over Until It’s Over!
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Keitha Giannella, RN, MSN, PHN, CLNC shares her experience of exhibiting with the CLNC Marketing Mentors at a national legal conference. Near the close of the exhibits, Keitha realized she had door prizes she had not yet given away to attorney-prospects.
Thoughts for Success: If We Could See the Future We Might Never Go There and What a Shame That Would Be
People often ask me, “Vickie, if you knew then, what you know now, would you have started your legal nurse consulting business in 1982?” Depending on the day of the week my answer ranges from “Absolutely!” to “Absolutely not!”
Tom’s Tech Tip: It’s Okay to Take Different Roads to the Same Destination as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
Every guy I know takes a different route to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and none of them check the traffic or construction reports before they go. I jump on the 59 and make a straight run. My best friend takes I-45 despite its twists, turns and speed traps. A car service driver I know takes a combination of the 59, I-45, the 610 Loop, Hardy Toll Road and JFK Boulevard, sometimes even running through downtown if he perceives there will be traffic issues (which his perception always makes a reality).
Standards of care are the foundation for your analysis in every medical malpractice case. The three primary categories of standards are all vital to developing a comprehensive medical malpractice case. Use the following list to ensure you research and incorporate all relevant standards of care into your next medical malpractice opinion.
My housekeeper Tina speaks very little English and I speak absolutely no Vietnamese other than my daily xin chào. Despite this fact, we somehow manage to communicate through a strategy that also works for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants with attorneys. Tina and I have learned that the fewer words we exchange, the more we understand each other. The two rules we’ve developed to eliminate, or at least minimize, confusing communications are:
No Certified Legal Nurse Consultant enjoys failing or falling, yet when we step out for what we want for our nursing careers a fall or two is inevitable.
Security is paramount for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants when you’re surfing the web, doing your banking online or even just shopping at any of your favorite websites. But many of you are still using older computers with older operating systems in your legal nurse consulting businesses. This is a recipe for disaster. While you may be able to eke a couple more years of use out of your Windows XP box (against everyone’s recommendations) while you save up for a new computer, one thing you should definitely upgrade is your web browser.
Legal associations and business groups are powerful networking opportunities for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants. But why stop there when everybody (and I mean everybody) knows an attorney? Every person you meet has the potential to connect your CLNC business to an attorney. So boost your marketing potential and network with anybody and everybody who comes within three feet of you. That’s my 3-ft. rule for CLNC consultants.