Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Category: Business

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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Top 10 Tips To Start A Nurse Consulting Business

1: Do you love being knee-deep in records and solving puzzles? That’s what legal nurse consulting is about. You will be given a stack of records and asked to solve the puzzle. 2: Are you able to focus your attention? As a legal nurse consultant, given a stack of records, you will need to be able to focus on the […]

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A Rose By Any Other Name …

A frequent question I am asked from new business owners is, “What should I name my business?” Keep in mind that people are not hiring you for the name but are hiring you for you!  Regardless of what name or website name you choose, I strongly suggest owning your name as a url.  Unfortunately, for mine, loriebrown.com was already taken. […]

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Will 2021 Be Your Year?

Every year in December I have a retreat with my staff but because of the CV-19 pandemic, this time around we are holding it next month instead.  We meet to plan for the year ahead. Back in the day I used to run my legal nurse consulting business in my garage (every good thing, like Apple Computers, started in garage, […]

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You Are The Face Of Your Business

I am often asked by nurse business owners, “Can I hire someone to do my sales?” If your business is new, you are the face of your business.  No one can share your passion and values like you.  People need to know, like and trust you before they will want to work with you.  Your story of how you got […]

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Limiting Beliefs

Have you ever found a new car that you think is oh so right for your personality and after you purchase it, suddenly, you see the same kind of car everywhere on the road? That is called the Tetris Effect. It’s not that the company started producing more cars and then more people bought them but, you probably did not […]

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Faith Or Fear

As a business owner, we can make decisions from faith or decisions from fear.  Making decisions from fear will probably keep you stuck versus making decisions from faith knowing that your business will be successful and what you’re doing now is ultimately going to help it grow. A lot of times I hear business owners make excuses that they don’t […]

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How Committed Are You To Having A Successful Business?

I always joke I was an overnight success … and it only took me 5 years! It actually did take me that long and it should not have.  Part of the reason for the delay was commitment. There are 5 levels of commitment: LEVEL 1.    YOU DON’T CARE – Obviously, you wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t care. LEVEL […]

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Top Questions Nurses Ask When Starting A Nurse-Owned Business

Maybe you’re frustrated with nursing or maybe you’ve had a dream that you’ve always wanted to turn into a reality.  When is now a good time to start? Nurses are uniquely qualified to start their own businesses because they have excellent organizational skills, they have critical thinking and have great relationships with their patients.  Unfortunately, nurses are used to relying […]

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