# 35 Connection and How You Are Making It Weird
This week we dive into one of the foundational pieces of having your own nurse coaching practice connection.
We find that nurse coaches, who are trained in building rapport with strangers, often get hung up here and it leaves them feeling icky.
We will talk you through how to navigate some common speed bumps and get you connecting ASAP!
[02:12] Connection is the first step
[04:40] Connections are happening everywhere
[09:16] Being unattached to the outcome
[12:53] Connect with people intentionally
[20:20] Imagine if Heather and Peter did not invite you into the Nurse Coach Collective?
[25:28] Connecting can be simple
[27:46] Slowing the process down
[33:24] Removing people from perceived pedestals