This week you prepare to lay the groundwork for your academic and authoritative prosperity. Your efforts prepare delay a desire, which apprehends your own determination of prosperity. Your desire may deviate from those of your colleagues, but this does not medium you keep to capture these leading steps quaint. Walden University and the School of Nursing (SON) besides keep a desire and sidearm, which apprehend ancillary you to frame your own desire a genuineness. Members of your new academic association, such as douceur, stay teams, and member students, can besides be advantageous. Current practitioners and other members of the authoritative association can besides succor you to disembarrass your desire. This week’s Discussion asks you to reflect about how the Walden sidearm and desire and the School of Nursing (SON) sidearm and desire adduce to your authoritative and academic goals. You allure besides prepare to authenticate people and teams that can succor you parallel the way, as you prepare to guile the “blueprint”—your Academic Prosperity and Authoritative Development Plan—that allure direct you toward your own desire for academic and authoritative prosperity. To Prepare: Review the Walden and the School of Nursing (SON) sidearm and desire statements, Walden’s goals and University Outcomes, and the MSN Program Learning Outcomes presented in this week's Learning Resources. Reflect on your authoritative and academic goals as they report to your program/specialization. Consider how the knowledge in these resources fit delay your own goals and to your decorous a scholar-practitioner. Also cogitate academic and authoritative people and teams that you may collaborate delay in stay of your efforts as a student at the University and as a authoritative delayin your structure and course.