Nurse Entrepreneurs

Why Nurses Need a Plan B and More in Today’s Healthcare Marketplace

By on Dec 14, 2017 in Finance and Money, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 2 comments

Three events in this past week alone should be ringing some alarm bells to nurses, and I’m not talking about a patient’s call button, I talking about these gargantuan mergers taking place and the continued corporatization of health care. December 3rd, CVS Health announced a deal to buy Aetna for $69 billion dollars. Now there are rumors of Walmart buying...

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Nurse Expert Witness wins Shark Tank at National Nurses in Business Conference

By on Nov 30, 2017 in Conference, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

Dawn Cook had the opportunity to attend the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) Nurse Entrepreneurship & Career Alternatives Conference at the Sirata Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida from November 17th through the 19th. For those unfamiliar with the NNBA, it is best described as “a professional nursing association and springboard for nurses...

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Tribute to Nurse Entrepreneurship #NNBA2017

By on Nov 24, 2017 in Conference, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 1 comment

As a Tribute to Nurse Entrepreneurship, a couple hundred nurse entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs, took over the beautiful Sirata Beach Resort for NNBA’s signature educational conference. First scheduled in September; the NNBA postponed the conference due to Hurricane Irma’s impending arrival that same weekend! Speed, quick decision making and pivoting, the...

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What to do when clothes no longer fit…

By on Nov 25, 2016 in Career Change, NNBA, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 2 comments

I have a friend that made more than one of us laugh at her Facebook post, That awkward moment when you realize that fat pants are too tight. It made me think about things fitting and then not fitting. Our careers like our clothes, work well for a period of time and then the wear and tear of our jobs becomes uncomfortable. As soon as we have used up the all the seam...

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Nurses in Business Rock Las Vegas at #NNBA2016

By on Oct 25, 2016 in Conference, Leadership, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

Today’s Nurses are interested in Advancing Nurses through Entrepreneurship; the theme at NNBA’s annual conference. As a conference organizer, you know you are on-point when the only complaint that nurses are making is the difficulty in deciding which of the great breakouts and round table topics to choose. For over thirty years, the National Nurses in Business...

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After the M & A Nurses Need a Plan B

By on Aug 2, 2016 in Leadership, Nurse Entrepreneurs | 0 comments

“If Plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters!” – anonymous After the M & A Nurses Need a Plan B This is important news for close to two million nurses; Hospital merger & acquisition transactions continue to accelerate. 52 transactions took place in the first half of this year alone and we are only at the beginning of August. Having been through...

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