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Helping Clients Help Themselves

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Helping Clients Help Themselves

This post was contributed by Linda Adler, Pathfinders Medical, a mentor for those who are building an advocacy practice. Find Linda’s Mentor Listing.     Helping Clients Help Themselves One of the best things we can do for our clients is to help them become good self advocates when we’re not around. Good communication is the key! Specifically, we can work with them: 1.  To determine what their communication style is and how to improve it Self inventory Video sessions 2.  To help them become a good negotiators: Achieve clarity about their bottom line Set realistic goals Practice time management Adopt a collaborative spirit 3. To manage emotions Look forward, not back Focus on success, not failure   Learn more about Linda’s approach to mentoring. Meet other mentors who are available to help you. Suggest a Topic for this Blog Return to the Master List of Health & Patient Advocate Educational Programs.  


 

 

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