NNBA Nurse Entrepreneur News – 05/15/2018
Do you take time to celebrate the milestones in your career and personal life? Having recently celebrated nurse’s week, I hope each of you took time to recognize and celebrate all that you have accomplished in your nursing career. Was it a few seconds, or did you really let the good feelings resonate? I just finished reading Dr. Rick Hanson’s book, Hardwiring Happiness. He writes about the brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence. The book scientifically explains how our brains are like Velcro for negatives, and Teflon for positives. In one of the steps, he outlines how to change the neuroplasticity of our brains: take in the good, (for more than a few seconds). I really enjoyed this book, and highly recommend it.
Hall of Fame Speaker and author of the bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Nurses Soul, LeAnn Thieman is our keynote speaker at this year’s conference! LeAnn’s story is amazing and, she will share exactly how she did it! Make sure to check out the whole program, plus info on the hotel by clicking here:
https://nnbanow.com/nnba-conference-2018/. The early bird special ends after June 5th so register now to receive the most savings!
In addition to those 20 sessions, we have the audience favorites: small group coaching sessions, and the NNBA 2018 Shark Tank Competition. Shark Tank Contestants take center stage in front of a panel of nurse business owner experts and our audience to make their pitch. This event is very informative and fun for everyone. There are prizes, awards, and some cash to help anyone’s business; are you interested in entering the tank this year? Enter here:
Studies show that confidence is closely correlated with success, and even more so than competence. Check out the 3 Ways to Increase Confidence in the first article below. Marketing Info is included in the Nurse Business Insider Tip, and the second article Budget Friendly Marketing Tips for Startups. You don’t have to be a writer to submit your story to the AJN for its Reflections column. AJN’s Madeleine Mysko, MA, RN, outlines what they are looking for in Seeking Good Nurses With a Good Story to Tell. I really enjoy this column, so if your story gets selected, let us know!