Monday, October 29, 2018

Are You Feeling Spooked by Nursing?

Are you feeling spooked by your nursing career? It's Halloween week, and it seems natural to examine our careers for skeletons in the closet, ghosts that haunt us, and old stories that just don't fit anymore. Are you ready to dive in and see what we can see?

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Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Monday, October 22, 2018

10 Steps to Nurse Entrepreneurship

I recently attended the 2018 annual conference of the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) and I was reminded that many nursing professionals would like to be business owners but aren't sure how to get started. That lack of business acumen is both prevalent and understandable.

While I'm not specifically a business coach for nurses, my career coaching practice and experience as a nurse entrepreneur has taught me a thing or two about getting a business up and running.

nurses in business
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Monday, October 08, 2018

Your Nursing Engine

Whether you're working in oncology, home care, or as a school nurse, fueling your nursing engine is an integral part of making sure that you're not running on empty. So, what does it mean to fuel your nursing engine? This is a metaphor, of course, and we can interpret it in many ways.

your engine
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Monday, October 01, 2018

Nursing Jobs, Cost of Living, & Where to Hang Your Hat

In my work as a career coach for nurses and healthcare professionals, I frequently witness those who work in nursing struggling with decisions related to finding work and the relative cost of living in terms of where they live or where they might move.

Making decisions about your workstyle and lifestyle can be fraught with anxiety and concern about the future -- let's unpack that conundrum.

Where to live next?
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