I was talking to a legal nurse consultant about her business plan. She carefully outlined her 90-day marketing plan which included contacting a list of attorney-prospects she obtained from networking and exhibiting at a legal conference.
With Independence Day this week we’ve all had an opportunity to reflect on the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. While we’re all free, we don’t all enjoy the same freedoms. Here’s a thought for success: “Success equals more freedom.”
I was blessed to have parents who were very open. I could talk to them about pretty much any subject and not feel weird or uncomfortable. We talked about sex, religion and politics and didn’t kill each other over the different opinions we held steadfast to.
My husband Tom likes to joke (or not) that I’m like the White Queen (in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland) who declared “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
Comfort can be a good thing, but once you start to lose the edge of thriving in the realm of uncomfortable it’s hard to get that edge back.
Our thoughts are powerful and intimate companions. As Norman Vincent Peale says “Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
I recently dealt with a difficult business challenge and while doing so, I allowed my mind to go into all of the wrong places. This compounded the difficulty of the challenge and made it appear more daunting than it turned out to be.
The 14th Dalai Lama wisely states “It seems that often when problems arise, our outlook becomes narrow.” This is exactly why we should be seeking viewpoints other than our own when encountering a challenging legal nurse consulting problem.
Having to be cool can get in the way of success. I’ve never been that cool, but I have been successful. That’s why I believe there’s nothing cool about having to be cool.
Happy Mother’s Day to all RNs and Certified Legal Nurse Consultants. What do you love most about Mother's Day? Your husband and children preparing your favorite breakfast? Gifts that acknowledge what a great Mom you are? Or simply having a day to relax, unlike the other 364 days when you collapse into bed as limp as an overused sponge wondering, “How long can I keep up this mad pace?”