Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Category: Business

The Number One Thing That Keeps Nurses Stuck

  We all have our comfort zone of 72 ̊.  When the temperature rises, the air conditioner kicks on.  When the temperature drops, the heat kicks on. We also have the same set point for our weight.  While we gain some weight, we lose it to get back to our set point or if we lose weight, many times we […]

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You Have All The Time You Need To Start Your Business Now

Nurses often tell me that they don’t have time to start or work on their business.  Well, let’s talk about this.  We all have time to eat our meals, time to brush our teeth and to do all the things that are important to us.  Each and every one of us has the same 24 hours in a day.  That […]

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Are You Hungry?

Many have dreams of starting their own business.  Some act on those dreams while most don’t.  The ones who act may send out some mailings a couple of times, not get the results they seek and then quit.  That is not hunger, it’s called desire. In order to have a successful business, you have to be hungry.  You have to […]

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That Little Voice In Your Head

You know that little voice in your head that tells you that “You can’t do this!  Who are you to start your own business?  Go back to nursing because that’s what you know!”  Because of those little whisperings, we have all these fears of actually going out and talking to potential clients. Did you know that we all are born […]

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Biggest Reason Nurses Fail In Business

Anyone who has a dream of owning a business consciously wants to succeed but their subconscious may have other plans for them. Our subconscious and conscious are 2 parts of our mind.  The subconscious is formed by the age of 7 and basically everything that we’ve heard or made up about an event, we believe to be true.  If we […]

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It’s Decision Time

By no means am I a football fan!  Frankly, I didn’t even know who was playing in this year’s Super Bowl until I noticed that all of California seemed to be rooting for the Rams. I believe a football game is a metaphor for your business.  The Patriots had a decision to make.  They could have used one strategy or […]

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Lorie Brown Interviews daughter, Jillian Brown on having a Business Owner Mom

Lorie Brown and her daughter Jillian, discuss what it is like to have a mom as a business owner, how it affected their family and the benefits. Jillian also talks about how she was inspired to start her own business, participating in National Novel Writing Month and co-writing a book with her friend. The email to Jillian’s book is ElementsBook1@gmail.com. […]

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What Is Your “Marketing Pie”?

  The way to get known in your business is to be omnipresent which means being everywhere. I ask all my new clients how they found me, and I learned that there are a number of ways that they came to select me to assist them. Think about this. Coca-Cola is the name of company that has several soft drink […]

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Nursing Brain vs. Business Owner Brain

  As a nurse, we are usually employed by somebody who provides us with a paycheck and benefits for the hours that we work. They usually provide continuing education as well as all the supplies and equipment for us to do our jobs … sometimes even the scrubs! However, as business owners, it is up to us to provide everything. […]

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Call to Action

  Maybe I am dating myself but when you used to look at those ads in the Yellow Pages you likely saw that they all looked alike and said the same thing. This was especially true with ads for attorneys. “If you’ve been injured in a car accident, call ME!” At that time, investing in a Yellow Pages ad was […]

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