Do You Have Audacity?

Audacity is a cool word. It’s not a word used by many people, or in many situations. I first heard it when I was a kid, probably from Dad.  Here we are in the early 1980’s. Dad liked to throw around big words from time to time. He was a bit of a “smart ass,” you might say. The word, Read More …

Live Your Dream

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I have been reflecting on what “Live Your Dream” might have meant to Dr. King.  He was committed to his goal 100%.  It took unbelievable courage.  Mind boggling courage.  He might not have even realized the impact he would have for generations to come. It’s hard to believe his famous speech took place only Read More …

THE WORLD IS CHANGING!

Nurses know that the world is changing. Especially the ones who have been around a while (like me). With few exceptions (the AIDS epidemic being one of them), the patients weren’t as sick as they are now. We had help with the personal care tasks like toileting, feeding, and bathing our patients. We had more time to teach, and it Read More …

NOISE

Lately, I’ve been seeing the world differently. My perspective has changed, as it does when one leaves the comfort zone. I haven’t had many “BAD” days, if any, since I’ve begun this entrepreneurship journey. That being said, some days are more productive than others. There are really very few things that are worth diverting attention to when I am working Read More …

Goal Setting 101

We talk about goals in our culture often.  New Year’s Resolutions, weight loss goals, exercise goals, income goals, etc.  Usually, though, when I hear people talking about what they want, I hear “wishes,” instead of “goals”.  According to Merriam-Webster, there is a difference. Definition of wish transitive verb 1:to have a desire for (something, such as something unattainable)  wished he could live Read More …