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By Paula Black
"I wish I hadn't worked so hard." Could that be you? An Australian nurse named Bronnier Ware spent years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She blogged about her patients epiphanies and has now written a book... The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. Here are her findings from an article in The Guardian...
1. I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. "This was the most common regret of all. When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. Most people had not honored even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made, or not made. Health brings a freedom very few realize, until they no longer have it."
This does not surprise me, since I hear many lawyers talk about how they hate being a lawyer and they only went to law school because it was expected of them. Maybe its time to evaluate why you are a lawyer, is it for you or for someone else? Or maybe you need to find a way to re-shape your practice so that it fits you and your dream!
2. I wish I hadn't worked so hard. "This came from every male patient that I nursed. They missed their children's youth and
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Paula Black is a legal branding expert, author, consultant and
coach. She has advised individual lawyers and law firms around the
globe on everything from powerful and innovative branding to marketing
and business development strategy. She is the award-winning author of
“The Little Black Book” series and the Amazon-bestseller “The Little
Black Book: A Lawyer’s Guide To Creating A Marketing Habit in 21 Days.” For more information visit paulablack.com and inblackandwhiteblog.com
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