Nurse Entrepreneurs

How to Finance Your Business for Nurse Entrepreneurs

By on Apr 13, 2018 in Finance and Money, Nurse Entrepreneurs

“A resourceful person will always make opportunity fit his or her needs.” – Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich     How to Finance Your Business for Nurse Entrepreneurs A primary concern of nurse entrepreneurs is how much is it going to cost to start my business, and how am I going to come up with the money?  Many of us believe if we had...

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Michelle’s Commentary on American College of Healthcare Executives Survey

By on Feb 11, 2018 in Leadership, Nurse Entrepreneurs

Special message from Michelle Podlesni regarding recent news of importance for nurses.   You are familiar with my mantra on how, as nurses, we need to be aware of the legislative, financial, technological and social issues affecting healthcare, so we are better able to reframe our roles, and to remain marketable. I’d like to comment on the recent survey...

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

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

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 Nurse Entrepreneurs

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 Nurse Entrepreneurs

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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Nurse Entrepreneur Journey – Linnea Stonebraker

By on Aug 13, 2017 in Nurse Entrepreneurs

  I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with Linnea Stonebreaker, RN, PhD, founder of the National Institute for Healthcare Education. Linnea spent most of her career in critical care nursing with an advanced degree in healthcare program administration. After three decades nursing, her career choices all seemed to have high stress and long hours. In 2001 she began to...

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