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NNBA Featured Expert

Outsourcing for Busy Nurse Entrepreneurs NNBA Featured Expert – Pat Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC You’re a busy nurse entrepreneur. You are holding down a full time job and also running your business in your free time. You’re not quite ready to quit the job, which gives a steady paycheck, but you are uneasy about what you…

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Nurses Going for the Gold

“Success comes from knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of being.” – John Wooden, ESPN ranked Greatest Coach of All Time         I hope everyone enjoyed the Summer Olympic Games as much as I have the past couple of weeks. Looking at your Facebook posts, it…

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Endless Career Alternatives for Nurses

“There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate” – Richard Brault Today is National School Nurses Day. More than 73,000 school nurses in the United States make a difference in the lives of children every day. This may come as a surprise, but back when I left the corporate…

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Role Models, Coaches and Mentors

Role Models, Coaches and Mentors + Your Work = Success “Today’s stumbling blocks are tomorrow’s stepping stones”  – Mary Sutherland I wrote about Role Models, Mentors and Coaches in my book Unconventional Nurse® because I wanted to share how important a role they each played in my ability to achieve success. If you are serious…

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The Not So Glamorous Part of Business

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” – Thomas A. Edison Can you think of a time when you were just about to throw in the towel but somehow kept going and then your hard work was rewarded? I’m sure you can think of many…

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NNBA Featured Expert

Why Following Your Passion is Bad Advice and What You Should do Instead! NNBA Featured Expert – Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD “Do what you love and the money will follow,” was the advice I received at a well-known motivational seminar many years ago when I was setting up my first consulting business. I had heard…

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Matter of Perspective

Matter of Perspective “It is always too soon to quit and it is never too late to start” – Adrian Rogers Here’s a universal truth to help nurses that are new to starting a business and a truth, that nurses in business for several years already know; success is not linear. Much like the picture…

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New Year’s Mission

New Year’s Mission Possible “Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something else is more important than the fear” – Ambrose Redmoon I was a mom on a mission and that mission was accomplished! Let me explain, as president of the National Nurses in Business Association I encourage nurses to…

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Las Vegas Conference

Choices, Chances, Changes…       On the way to Las Vegas Chapter 7 in my book is titled “Leaving the Comfort Zone”. I devoted a chapter to stress how important it is when making changes and dealing with changes that we just learn to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. It is human nature to…

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National Nurses Week

The Nurse Effect… In Celebration of National Nurses Week Today is the first day of National Nurses Week and I want to ask you to do something important. Take a moment and reflect on a few first memories…The first day you decided to become a nurse. The first day of your nursing education. The first…

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Dream Big-Start Small and Celebrate!

National Nurses in Business Association Agrees With SBA to Dream Big-Start Small and Celebrate! I love that National Nurses Week and National Small Business Week share celebration days in May. The NNBA, the #1 Nurse Business Owner Network, celebrates Nurses and Nurse Entrepreneurs every day! “Dream Big” is a wonderful encouragement that is supported by…

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NNBA Evolution Update

Has it really been a year since taking over the helm of the National Nurses in Business Association? It has gone by so fast that much of it has been a blur. Here are my biggest take-a-ways of this past year: Launch, the timing of the launch of a brand new website for the NNBA…

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NNBA Book Review – Lorie Brown

NNBA Book Review [I was happy to provide a book review for NNBA member, Lorie Brown, RN, MN, JD. I was also excited to see several of the contributing co-authors are NNBA members. I highly recommend purchasing Lorie’s book and enjoying it as I did. Thank you Lorie for putting together such a wonderful read.]…

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