NNBA Nurse Entrepreneur News – 06/01/2018
Meet LeAnn Thieman at the NNBA Nurse Entrepreneurship & Career Alternatives Conference. She is a renowned motivational speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author of the Chicken Soup for the Nurses Soul Series. In this inspirational and instructional session, LeAnn will share with you proven strategies and 10 specific tools to bring your speaking and writing goals to fruition.
Audience favorites include the 16 breakout sessions, small group coaching round tables, 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 https://nnbanow.com/nnba-shark-tank-competition/ and remember, early bird pricing ends June 5th!
NNBA 2018’s Platinum Sponsor is Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy. In addition to being a sponsor, Wendy Pickett, RN, CEO will be presenting “Making the Switch to Medical Aesthetics: Beyond Botox” as a breakout session! Aesthetics is a growing area for nurses interested in owning their own business. Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy’s ad is below. Check it out!
Many of you heard the amazing Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio RN, PhD, at our 2015 conference, or you may have attended her CCRN review courses. Laura is a serial entrepreneur, and has recently been sharing wellness through doTerra essential oils. We had a wonderful conversation about the benefits of doTerra that she and her family are witnessing. Laura is looking for members to join her team. Those of you that are interested, can check out Laura’s ad below.
As entrepreneurs, we need tools to assist us with a variety of functions and operations. Enjoy our first article of interest, the 41 Business, Marketing and Web Tools We Can’t Live Without. I use several of the tools mentioned, and others that were not mentioned. For example, we use Get Response for our newsletter, and we use QuickBooks for invoicing and accounting. Building a Career Path to Prevent Nurse Burnout is a valuable post with resources from NNBA’s featured expert, Anne Lewellyn. Make sure to click on the link at the bottom of her post to see Anne’s book Nurses: Moving Beyond the Bedside, There are No Limits. This provides nurses with over 30 career options to consider as they move forward in their lives. Are you a rock star in what you are currently doing and afraid of not being able to repeat your success? Then this last article of interest is for you. Stop Sacrificing Your Future by Clinging to Your Past is primarily an article about our work, its principles apply to our personal lives as well. We all have to let go of some things to allow space for new!