Encore Limitless Boundaries for Nurse Entrepreneurs

May 12, 2020
Hosted by Lakel Ebb

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In this Episode, you will meet Nurse entrepreneur Vivian Nwogu who is broadcasting live from Nigeria. Vivian will share her story, offer insight on why nurses make great entrepreneurs and share information regarding the nursing practice in Africa! Vivian is a great example of a Nurse who challenged the status Quo to create better solutions for the clients that she serve. Entrepreneurship starts with an idea or a better way of doing things. Many nurses are frustrated with the current state of health care. The traditional way that nurses have been practicing has become hard on nurses and the patients that they serve. Nurses are leaders and long to make change that is a win- win for everyone. Business is all about thinking about the needs of others. Nurses enter the profession to make a difference, but living by the rules of others as a nurse can leave you feeling burnt out and unfulfilled. Becoming an Nursepreneur will allow you to define your legacy and be recognized for your expertise.

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Throughout my career I have noticed that nurses, nurse aides and caregivers are overworked, underpaid and lack the flexibility and freedom to have a satisfying work life balance. As a result, a large number of nurses are leaving traditional nursing and becoming entrepreneurs.

I decided to create the show "The Wealthy Nurse Hour" to establish a platform for nurse entrepreneurs to showcase their business. These Nurse leaders will discuss their journey as entrepreneurs and how they achieved their current success. There are a variety of specialty areas to enter as a nurse entrepreneur. Our guests will give aspiring nurses insight on ways to transition from the bedside to business.

I believe that wealth is a mindset. If an individual can make up their mind to change an unfavorable situation, then they have the ability to live a wealthy life. The possession, or the manifestation, of wealth starts with the way a person thinks.

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Lakel Ebb

Lakel Ebb BSN, RN, is a Nurse entrepreneur, speaker and host of "The Wealthy Nurse Hour". Having worked in the nursing profession for over 15 years, she understands deeply the enormous role nurses play in providing quality healthcare to the individuals that they serve. Recognizing the value in the skillset that nurses possess and how challenging it is to transition from the bedside to business she created the radio talk show “The Wealth Nurse Hour" to offer marketing and business strategy to aspiring nurse entrepreneurs. This show serves as a platform for nurse entrepreneurs to showcase their expertise.

Whether she’s providing one-on-one guidance or teaching a lecture at one of the local colleges, Ms. Ebb promotes creativity and flexibility, encouraging others to welcome challenges while maintaining the highest levels of trust, patience and exceptional care. Her journey from bedside to business began when she entered healthcare as a nurse’s aide. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and continues her education to earn her MSN/MBA at the University of Maryland school of business. She has worked as an ER/ Trauma nurse, case manager and nurse instructor. Lakel has gained most of her experience from world renowned facilities such as Johns Hopkins Hospital and George Washington University Hospital.

Lakel Ebb believes in working hard and staying humble. She writes and listens to daily affirmations on peace, purpose and wisdom.

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