It’s common knowledge that a positive mindset is a must in order to succeed in anything. But, how does an exhausted RN who decides to become a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant create that positive mindset when her nursing career is stalled and she is pulled down by negative energy everywhere she turns?
Archive for month: February, 2016
Would you like your nursing career to be different in 2016 than it was in 2015? Is burnout making it impossible to create the momentum necessary to get going? Are excuses driving (or stopping) you and your nursing career?
Certified Legal Nurse Consultants own all sorts of electronics. If you stop to think about it, the number and variety is staggering. There are business devices such as phones, tablets, iPods, laptops, desktops, printers and your Internet modem. Then there are the home electronics such as your television and cable box.
Adam Waytz (in the January-February 2016 issue of the Harvard Business Review) declares that while empathy is all the rage in the workplace today, when taken too far, empathy actually impairs performance.
We’re all creators and there's a thrill that comes from the simple act of creating. If you find your spark is absent or fleeting, a quick resolution is to create something new. Create anything – a new recipe, or better yet, a new path for your nursing career or new growth for your legal nurse consulting business.
Exhibiting your legal nurse consulting business at national and local legal conferences is the easiest way to obtain attorney-clients. Legal conferences are simple to find and thanks to the CLNC® Marketing Center, giveaways and promotional materials for attorney-prospects are a click away.
A funny thing happens when an experienced RN becomes a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. The attorney wearing a jacket in his law office terrifies you while the same guy wearing a hospital gown with his backside showing is fair game for your needles (and worse).
When I look at my six-year-old niece I see possibility, what most of us experience when we’re around children. Yoda said, “Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is” and I couldn’t agree more. A child’s mind is limitless possibility to become whoever they desire to be.
One of my favorite CLNC amigos asked me whether or not she should purchase Microsoft Office 365 for her Mac. Another Certified Legal Nurse Consultant asked me the same question about the Office apps for her iPad. Even though they are two different questions, I thought I’d address them both here.
Let’s face it. Silence can be uncomfortable. Especially when you’re in an interview with an attorney-prospect. The attorney just said, “$150/hr. sounds expensive” and you’ve replied, “My hourly fee will pay for itself with the money you’ll save on expensive MD experts.” Now you’re both sitting there quietly waiting for someone to break the silence.