I wish I could control when, how or what time of day my mind is going to have its best ideas, but ideas don’t care about time. For example, I’ve been known to change the title of a program right before publication of the program and then, everyone at the Institute from education to marketing and sales to accounting has to scramble to change every associated ANCC accreditation document, online platform content, postcard, catalog description, email campaign, advertisement, invoice, website and you get the picture.
Remember when you graduated from nursing school and started your first RN job in the hospital? Everything was fun. Starting your first IV – fun! Coding your first patient – fun! Cleaning up a patient’s crap – well maybe not fun…
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, Marcia Bell Discusses the Differences Between Plaintiff and Defense Attorneys
I consult on legal nurse consultant jobs with both plaintiff and defense attorneys, which helps me look at a case from both sides. I sponsor two plaintiff attorney associations, so I get the bulk of my work from my sponsorship. I also consult on criminal cases for public defenders. I review all cases (plaintiff or defense) with the same degree of detail.
While the life of a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant is different every day, I do enjoy waking up and starting my day in a relaxed atmosphere without the worry of beating the time clock. A nice cup of coffee in hand, I contemplate the direction I want to go and the ideas I want to accomplish. Ideas center around marketing, cases that need my attention, attorneys I need to call or email and dreams I will build upon. After an hour of brainstorming, I begin my day.
CLNC® Success Story: 8 New Legal Nurse Consultant Jobs in One Week and I’m Moving Onward, Upward and Smiling Big
When the nasty divorce was finalized, my nursing career was already 15 years behind me. My husband and I owned a horse-training stable during that time, and he was the love of my life, until he wasn’t.
Thoughts for Success: When You Feel Like You’re Swimming Upstream You Just Have to Turn and Go with the Flow
Yesterday was not a good day. It seemed as though every task I started was taking twice as long as it should and nothing was getting completed. I felt like I was swimming upstream against a strong current much like a salmon in spawning season. I like to start and end my day with a clean desk, a stack full of completed projects and reports from my staff that reflect the same.
Marcia Bell Discloses the 5 Marketing Strategies She Uses to Obtain More Legal Nurse Consultant Jobs
Vickie teaches in the CLNC® Certification Program that everything we do in business is marketing. Marketing is always changing. Our market changes, our method changes, our legal nurse businesses change. Here are 5 strategies I use in my CLNC business to obtain more legal nurse consultant jobs.
I asked the CLNC® pros to recommend their favorite research websites for their legal nurse consultant jobs. They shared 19 websites they refer to again and again:
Lucky for me I love to eat out because my schedule often doesn’t leave me the choice of eating at home. Did I say I like to eat out? Let me say I just like to eat. I’m a total foodie, and as Tom says, “I can’t believe we’re eating lunch and you’re already talking about what’s for dinner!” My foodie ways have taken me to restaurants all over the world and in those adventures we’ve encountered both awesome and not so awesome servers.
My Most Memorable CLNC® Case: My First Attorney-Client Gave Me the Confidence to Feel Anything Is Possible
My most Memorable CLNC® case was one of my first cases. Although the case isn’t worthy of historical significance, it was the confidence builder I needed as a new Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.