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President's Corner                                              June 20, 2017
Announcements & Upcoming Events is All Conference Info and Links!
Have you been out to our dedicated conference website? Click on the speaker’s pictures to discover the variety of valuable content that will be covered. NNBA’s annual educational conference has become the preeminent event for Nurse Entrepreneurship for many reasons, but most importantly, it is due to our richly resourced and highly awarded membership that serves collectively as the national Voice of Nurse Entrepreneurship™. This is a conference you don’t want to miss, so register now and reserve your rooms because space is limited.
Opening Keynote Address - LeAnn Thieman
Renowned Motivational Speaker and NY Times Best Selling Author of Chicken Soup for the Nurses Soul Series. 100 little babies laying three and four to a cardboard box strapped in the belly of a gutted cargo jet. It was 1975, Saigon was falling to the Communists and LeAnn was accidentally caught up in the Vietnam. Orphan Airlift. That 10 day adventure changed her life and her career.

After 20 years of being a full-time mom, wife, and nurse she embarked on another journey, leading her to be a New York Times best-selling author and Hall Fame Speaker. In this inspirational and instructional session LeAnn will share with you proven strategies and 10 specific implementable tools to bring your speaking and writing goals to fruition.

Do you enjoy teaching? Would extra income benefit you? Then join nurse entrepreneur and business owner Louise Jakubik for a 4-hour jam packed session to help you launch your nursing education business! Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN-BC, CSP is a million-dollar nurse who has grown 2 successful, highly niched nursing education businesses. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn the specifics from someone who walks their talk, loves to mentor and support nurses in their professional journeys. See the ad below!

Think you might be an entrepreneur? Check out the article below on the 50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur. Many of us prepare a great deal of content and the 19 Favorites Tools for Content Promotion has some great options. It’s crazy out there; so many changes in the healthcare arena. Invest in your future competitive advantage or give yourself the gift of discovering the many ways you can use your current education & experience.

NNBA Members save $100 on the Main Conference and $50 on each Pre-conference!
Unconventionally yours,

Nurse Business Insider Tip         by Michelle Podlesni
Where Nurses in Business will share an insider tip that may benefit other nurses in different stages of business development.
Healthcare Fraud Prevention: Opportunities for Nurse Entrepreneurs. So far, in June alone, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued over 19 citations of over $500 million dollars of healthcare fraud. Everything from defrauding Medicare, Prescription drugs, Diabetic Supplies, False Mental Health Services and Hospice Claims. Do you have expertise in a specialty that contains the high potential for fraud? Have you ever thought to augment that knowledge? Are you a Case Manager or Utilization Review Manager? Are you a clinical documentation reviewer? I have worked continually, for over 30 years, in Utilization Management and Fraud Prevention. There are on-going opportunities with the CMS, Insurance Companies and Clinical Practices for a Nurse Entrepreneurs.   

Ready to grow and expand your business? Attend our annual educational conference on Nurse Entrepreneurship & Career Alternatives
Articles of Interest
19 simple social skills that will make you more likable

Business Insider
19 Favorite Tools for Content Promotion in 2017

Content Marketing Institute
50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Magazine
All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.

To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?," talked to an etiquette expert, and looked to some social psychology researchers.

Here are 19 simple ways to start crafting a "million-dollar personality" and become the most likable person in the room:

I produce a lot of content. Not for the fun of it (although I genuinely do enjoy most of it), but because I want it to increase awareness of my personal brand, drive traffic to my site, and generate leads.

To boost the odds of that happening, I have to ensure that my content gets in front of as many people as possible, and to do that, I have to promote it.

As with most things in life, it’s much easier if you have the right tools at your disposal.
Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Not only do they think differently; they act differently. They draw on personality traits, habits and mind-sets to come up with ideas that straddle the line between insanity and genius. But just because you’re an original thinker and came up with an idea to replace gasoline in cars doesn’t mean you’re cut out to be an entrepreneur.

If you ever wondered if you were an entrepreneur, check out the following list. 
About the NNBA
The National Nurses in Business Association, the forerunner of the nurse entrepreneurship movement, provides education, support, empowerment and opportunities for nurses in business since 1985. Thousands of nurses over the past 30 years have benefited from membership in the NNBA and launched successful businesses. The NNBA is the #1 Nurse Business Owner Network and serves as The Voice of Nurse Entrepreneurship. Learn about joining the NNBA by clicking here.

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NNBA News – Volume 17 Number 6.5a
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