Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Category: Business

Business Is Just A Math Problem

  I hated math when I was in school and, to be honest, I still don’t like to have to deal with it whether it’s balancing my checkbook or preparing a budget. However, I will unashamedly say I do like making money because that means I get to help more people!  As you know, that’s actually the whole reason to […]

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You Are Not Alone

Many years ago, a friend of mine with others hiked from Cusco, Peru in southern Peru to the top of Machu Picchu, the famed site of a 15th century Inca citadel near the top of a ridge towering almost 8,000 feet in the mountains.  She arrived at Cusco early to acclimate her breathing to the local elevation before starting on […]

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Cold Calling And Blind Mailing

Everyone hates receiving those telemarketer phone calls.  They are what I consider to be “cold calls.”  If you’re calling a potential client or an attorney who you don’t know, good luck in trying to get past the gatekeeper or actually speaking to the potential client. In addition, sending blind letters to attorneys or potential clients is such a great waste […]

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Getting Ready To Get Ready

I see it all the time: nurses getting ready to get ready to start their business! Nurses want to start a business but instead they spend their time developing a logo and getting a brochure and a website before they even start marketing themselves and seeing if the business is viable. In order to have a viable business, your business […]

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MONEY IS EVERYWHERE, YOU JUST HAVE TO ASK

In our society, there is a mentality that rich people are evil.  When I was growing up, all the rich people on TV programs were not nice.  There was J.R. of DALLAS, George Jefferson of THE JEFFERSONS and the Howells of GILLIGAN’S ISLAND along with many others.  The television shows normalized people who don’t have money and are always trying to make it.  Just look at the shows like ALICE as well […]

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Everything Is Energy!

Wherever your energy goes … attention flows.  And, of course a business takes energy.  However, so many times our energy gets diverted in other directions. When I first started working from home, I would see a messy room and feel compelled to clean it.  I would have to run and errand.  I would look at the overflowing laundry and the […]

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Is Starting A Nurse Owned Business Right For Me?

There’s never been a better time to start a business.  With the growth in technology and most people doing business online, many brick-and-mortar stores are going out of business and the days of those remaining are numbered.  Just look at our malls.  Many of the stores are closing because just about anything you need can be purchased through Amazon. Starting […]

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Do You Feel Like An Imposter?

Even after being an attorney for 30 years and having my own business for the past 21 years, sometimes I still feel like an imposter. Imposter Syndrome is “a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and have a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a fraud.” In our society, people look at professionals […]

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Escape from the Alcatraz of Your Business

Escape from Alcatraz, you know the movie, but now you created a prison that is holding you captive in your business and it’s time to escape.  I don’t mean sell your business.  If you are like me, you built your business so you could have freedom but what you did was build yourself another J-O-B.  You are putting way too […]

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