Business Basics Bootcamp
By Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®
You have a great idea, product or service to share with the world. But if you don’t learn and utilize the basics of starting and successfully running a business, your dreams will soon go up in smoke. Whether just getting started or wanting to take your business to the next level, this workshop is a must. Learn from one of the country’s most successful nurse entrepreneurs how you can access and utilize legal, financial, and accounting information. Discover economical services to streamline your operation. And discuss proven techniques to effectively market your product, your service, and yourself. Find out why many small businesses fail and what you can do to avoid this. Gain valuable insights, information, resources and references. Spend the day with a successful nurse entrepreneur who was recently named Business Woman of the Year by the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners.
During this pre-conference seminar, you will learn:
- List 3 key elements of writing a business plan
- Discuss 3 marketing techniques that work
- Define 3 legal business entities
Donna Cardillo, RN, MA CSP is The Inspiration Nurse. She travels the world helping nurses to be happy in their careers and to reach their full potential. She does this as a keynote speaker, seminar and retreat leader, author, and cut-up. Donna was the original “Dear Donna” columnist at Nurse.com. She is also an Expert Blogger at DoctorOz.com as well as the former Healthcare Careers Expert at Monster.com. Donna is the creator of the trademarked Career Alternatives for Nurses® seminars and home-study program. She is author of 4 books including her newest release: Falling Together: How to Find Balance, Joy, and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to be Falling Apart. Donna has earned the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association. She is one of only 25 nurses in the world to hold that credential. Donna has been referred to as the Nurse Whisperer and Rosie the Riveter of the nursing world. Her audiences describe her as a force of nature who leads a path for others to follow.