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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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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Christmas Unplugged

Christmas Unplugged I decided to go dark this Christmas Eve and Christmas, in that I did not look at my computer and did not carry my phone around with me. Yes, for two days I didn’t read or respond to emails on my laptop or phone and did not look at Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.…

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Networking Magic

Networking Magic… “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie You know that anxious feeling when you walk into a room full of strangers and you know you’re supposed to be…

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Thanking Our Military

Thanking our military and congratulating two nurses… And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me. – Lee Greenwood Meet Libby Colvard, a TSgt in the United States Air Force Reserve and as of two weeks ago, a…

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The lessons I am learning from Jimmy Fallon

The lessons I am learning from Jimmy Fallon… I loved this blog written by Patti Johnson for Success Magazine so much that I am going to place excerpts from it below. It is especially relevant for anyone taking on a new team, job or business with a legacy and traditions. I find myself in that…

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Dream Big

Dream Big “Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe…

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Transitions

Transitions “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell There are several changes going on so I thought I would start of my first blog with discussing change and how it differs from transition. Change is external and can…

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