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Knowledge Nugget #109

SUBJECT LINE: Oh, FFS!… You know how I love to watch social media and see what’s happening in the world. Well, there’s one topic that’s been coming up again and again over the last few days. It’s something I’ve spoken about briefly before, but I think it’s worth a quick revisit. I’m talking about using…

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Knowledge Nugget #104

SUBJECT LINE:  So, what WAS your question?… Have you ever witnessed a person use 1000 words to ask a question that only needed 20? I have and it drives me nuts! Usually, the question is framed with some kind of a story… “my mother’s father’s sister’s uncle’s dog once had …” and then they wander…

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Knowledge Nugget #102

SUBJECT LINE:  Land Ho! . . . This week I saw the strangest thing! It’s a little hard to describe though. I spent a great deal of time wondering how to share this with you so you could get the lesson clearly… and of course be a bit entertained at the same time. Let’s see…

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Knowledge Nugget #99 . . .

SUBJECT LINE: The ART of Saying NO! . . . Last week I went to a seminar. It was great for networking and I met a few potential clients. This week, after following up the contacts I made, I had a few people contact me to request that I write articles and blog posts for them.…

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Knowledge Nugget #96 . . .

SUBJECT LINE:  Are YOUR Toes On The Nose!  The doctor looked at the lifeless patient laying in the ICU bed and said to his patient’s wife… “It looks like we’ll have to cut both of his feet off!” The woman, in her late sixties, recoiled back as though she’d been shot with a mortar round…

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Knowledge Nugget #92 . . .

SUBJECT LINE:  A voiding confrontation. . .   Nurses have enormous bladders! And they need to.  Long shifts spent helping sick patients with their toileting needs doesn’t always give you time for your own. ICU nursing is worse! You have to plan your bladder relief around the intense care of your patient. And the availability…

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Knowledge Nugget #81. . .

SUBJECT LINE: Will The Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up? . . . During a mentoring call a few days ago, I had an A-Ha moment that I need to share with you! But first, let me ask you a question… Have you ever heard of the “Imposter Syndrome?” It’s when high-achieving people have an…

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Knowledge Nugget #77 . . .

SUBJECT LINE: I Made My Hero Cry!  . . . Back in 2011, I was a struggling alternative healer. My business was plodding along and things were tough. I’d done a few copywriting trainings, but they were more geared towards me writing for my own “Woo Woo” business. I had a feeling deep inside of me…

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Knowledge Nugget #68 . . .

SUBJECT LINE: How a cross-eyed, world famous photographer made me see clearly… When I was a young kid, I wanted to be a photographer. But back in those days, cameras were expensive. And unlike our digital technology… developing film was expensive too, which made it pretty hard for a kid to get a shot at…

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Knowledge Nugget #67 . . .

SUBJECT LINE:  Business Owners and Blood Pressure Machines… Ahh Yes, I remember it well… the day the brand new blood pressure machine hit the ward. It was like Christmas. All the nurses were fighting about who would use it first. I was new, so obviously I was on the bottom of the list. (How I…

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