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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - OR Excellence Program Preview - June 2017

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J U N E 2 0 1 7 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 4 9 B obbie Staten, RN, BSN, MPH, CSP, is what you call a motivational humorist, a fancy way of saying she cracks wise about life, stress and life-balance in a folksy and funny way. "It's everyday humor designed to give you the jump start you've been missing," says Ms. Staten, who started out her career as a nurse before turning to the stage. She'll put the final exclamation point on OR Excellence, leaving you laughing and thinking about letting go of stress, using laughter to let out what she calls "little puffs of pain" and choosing what you allow in your circle of influence. • Batteries not included. Remember how excited you were to open the electrically powered toy you Bobbie Staten, RN, BSN, MPH, CSP Batteries Not Included In life, you've got to bring your own juice and create your own joy. A nationally known motiva- tional humorist. Holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional credential from the National Speakers Association, an earned designation held by less than 10% of the professional membership. Before her speaking career, Ms. Staten worked as a nurse. Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. got for your birthday, only to find out that your mom forgot to buy batteries? That's how life is. Batteries aren't included. You don't find joy — you make it. In life, you've got to bring your own juice and make your own joy. You've got to bring the batteries. It's another way of saying that some assembly is required and that you might have to put in a significant amount of extra effort yourself to find peace and happiness.

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