Tom’s birthday is in January and mine is in February. We don’t celebrate each other getting older by buying stuff. It’s not that we don’t have enough stuff – it’s just that neither one of us care very much about stuff.
I’ve always believed that everything that’s happened in my life (both good and bad) has propelled me to the course of events I’ve been blessed to experience with Certified Legal Nurse Consultants. You could say legal nurse consulting and mentoring Certified Legal Nurse Consultants is my destiny.
In my New Year’s blog I encouraged you to set big goals for 2019. Yes, I believe in goals, and I also believe that one goal should drive many of the other goals you set for yourself and your legal nurse consulting business each year.
Do you ever long for EASY? Yesterday I sure did when my computer was behaving badly. My lifelines – Tom and my very expensive tech company were unable to come to my rescue and subsequently I was out of the computer business for six hours.
Mick Jagger famously sang “You can’t always get what you want. But… sometimes you get what you need.” I’ve found that to be true, but I’ve also found there’s a corollary – we often get exactly what we put up with (sometimes over and over).
Francis Bacon sagely said “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” Many of us associate an opportunity with the right set of circumstances.
This morning I struggled to get my body to the gym and easily had 10 reasons why I needed to skip my workout and stay in bed. Almost all of the reasons related to the work piled up on my credenza and some to the comfort of my pillow.
Certified Legal Nurse Consulting students and RNs often confuse my enthusiasm for legal nurse consulting as “Vickie’s had an easy life.” or “Vickie makes becoming a legal nurse consultant look easy.”
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.
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.”