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The Elite Nurse Practitioner Show
Justin Allan, FNP
The NPs Guide to Financial Independence and Entrepreneurship
14 hours ago
Episode 31: Your Practice is Not Set in Stone
Today we will be talking to Andy who is a nurse practitioner that has recently gone all in on his wellness practice. He is focused predominately on men’s health and aesthetics. His practice has been up and running for about a year and it is doing well. He is needing assistance with marketing, what additional services to integrate into his practice, and how to develop better subscription programs. We discover that he is on the cusp of growing his practice substantially and why it is important to focus on the most profitable services vs. what you started with.
Aug 4, 2022
Episode 30: Working Through a Business Idea and Just Starting!
Today we will be talking to Kelly who is an adult nurse practitioner. Currently she is working critical care in a hospital but is wanting to start her own practice. She is wanting to focus on functional medicine and to start a comprehensive wellness practice where she will also be offering hormone replacement therapy, weight loss, peptides, and aesthetics. She is needing validation that her business idea is a good one and assistance on how to get started building a profitable practice.
Jul 27, 2022
Episode 29: Opening a Telemedicine Thyroid Clinic
Today we will be talking to Ashley who is a family nurse practitioner. Currently she is working at a primary care office that also provides wellness services. She is wanting to start her own thyroid optimization and weight loss clinic delivering it via telemedicine. She is needing assistance turning her idea into a reality. We talk about how to build a successful telemedicine business and why marketing is so important when delivering care digitally.
Jul 20, 2022
Episode 28: Utilize Your Resources!
Today we will be talking to Jenn who is a family nurse practitioner. Currently she is working as a cardiology nurse practitioner but is going to be leaving her job soon to focus on her business. She started an aesthetics practice 2 years ago and also recently started a weight loss practice. She is needing assistance on growing her practice and getting it from being just mediocre to a stellar practice. We discover that you need to utilize the resources that are right in front of you vs. reinventing the wheel. Additionally, we discuss how the nurse practitioner entrepreneur should focus on incoming generating activities to accelerate their practices growth.
Jul 13, 2022
Episode 27: Utilizing Your Time Appropriately
Today we will be talking to Jennifer who is a family nurse practitioner working as a hospitalist. She is wanting to escape the rat race and start her own business. She wants to start a part-time IV-infusion clinic but also wants to add additional services to her practice as it grows. She needs help overcoming her initial fears of starting her business and the innerworkings of how to get started. We discover that she is giving her time, her life, and her soul to her employer who could care less about her. We discuss how it is critically important to begin funneling that time and energy into your business and your own goals instead.
Jul 6, 2022
Episode 26: Prioritizing Tasks in Your Business
Today we will be talking to Erin who is a family nurse practitioner that owns a successful anti-aging clinic. She provides a multitude of services including peptides, hormone replacement therapy, and aesthetics. She is needing assistance on staying motivated, growing her business, and how to develop relationships with other successful entrepreneurs. We talk about strategies on how to grow her business, develop passive income streams, and how to prioritize what is important in your business so it can grow and work for you vs. you working for it!
Jun 29, 2022
Episode 25: Chiropractor to NP Entrepreneur!
Today we will be talking to Sean who is a chiropractor and recently became a family nurse practitioner. He has been operating a chiropractic office for the last 14 years and became a nurse practitioner so he could add additional services to his practice. He is needing assistance with developing the cash service line of his practice and wants to integrate men’s health, IV infusion, and weight loss services into his established practice. We discover that a business is never a “set it and leave it” type of activity. We discuss about how you must always be working ON your business and develop a mindset of growth which requires you to never be content with your business.
1 hr 2 min
Jun 22, 2022
Episode 24: Tweaking a Practice for Success
Today we will be talking to Nick who is a family and acute care nurse practitioner. Currently he is working full-time at an urgent care. He recently started a concierge wellness practice but is needing help obtaining more patients. We discuss various marketing strategies and how to improve the workflow of his practice. What we find out is that he just needs to make a few small changes to his established practice to increase patient volume. We figure out what the “hole” is in his business and discuss how to how to fill and fix it so he can build a profitable and successful practice.
Jun 15, 2022
Episode 23: Make It Easy for Patients to Find You!
Today we will be talking to Sam who is a pediatric nurse practitioner. Currently she is working in multiple settings but recently started a side hustle focused on mobile pediatric dermatology. She is needing assistance on developing this hybrid telemed/mobile practice including content creation, marketing, and how to be efficient with mobile visits. We discuss the importance of organic traffic and SEO and how it is critically important for you to make it as easy as possible for patients to find your practice!
Jun 8, 2022
Episode 22: Understand Your Worth as a Nurse Practitioner!
Today we will be talking to Erica who is a family nurse practitioner. Currently she works hospice and also teaches part-time. She started an aesthetics practice recently and is in talks to partner with other practices. She is needing assistance on how to navigate partnerships and how to grow her business. This is an interesting episode as the first half of the episode was with her prior to the partnership meeting and we followed up 4 weeks later to finish the episode! We discover that partnerships that do not value your worth are bad news. Additionally, she discovers that starting a practice is a roller coaster of emotions and events, but if you continue to push forward, you can succeed!
1 hr 15 min
Jun 1, 2022
Episode 21: Growing a Profitable Men's Health Side Hustle!
Today we will be talking to Chris who is a family nurse practitioner. Currently he is working as a travel RN as he is making a great income doing this on the side. He recently started a men’s health practice and while it is doing well overall, he is wanting to grow his practice and to integrate more services into it. We discover that it does not take thousands of patients to have a profitable side hustle and that if you can create a practice with just 100 patients, you will have a profitable practice. But if you want to grow past that, it takes a different approach.
May 25, 2022
Episode 20: Killing it with 3 Side Hustles!
Today we will be talking to Shanda who is an adult nurse practitioner. She is currently working full-time in a cardiology office and also owns a part-time opioid addiction practice. She recently started a medical cannabis clinic and is now in entrepreneurial mode and is looking to open a new weight loss clinic to add to her “business list.” We discuss how to prioritize tasks in her business and how to focus on income generation. Her goal is financial independence and through building multiple income sources she will get there in no time!
May 18, 2022
Episode 19: Seeing Opportunities You Didn't Even Know You Had!
Today we will be talking to Brad who is a family nurse practitioner. Currently he is working full time in an urgent care setting and doing part-time medical cannabis evaluations but is wanting to start a niche side practice of his own. He is thinking he would like to start an IV infusion clinic as there are a lot of outdoor enthusiasts in his area, but he is doing medical cannabis evaluations on the side working for someone else, so why reinvent the wheel? We discuss how he should focus on what he already knows and capitalize it to the max. He is also having difficulties getting ahead financially in his life and we cover how living above your means is the worst thing you can do if you are wanting to reach financial freedom as a nurse practitioner
May 12, 2022
Episode 18: Developing an Entrepreneurs Mindset
Today we will be talking to Monica who operates her own telemedicine practice doing primary care and hormone replacement therapy. Additionally, she does aesthetics one day a week on the side to diversify her income. She is having trouble shifting her mindset from being an employee to a business owner. Shifting into the correct mindset is absolutely critical when becoming a successful entrepreneur. We talk about strategies on how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and how to work ON your business vs. IN your business.
May 5, 2022
Episode 17: $250 an Hour Plus a Side Hustle
Today we will be talking to Stacy who is a psych nurse practitioner that is on the path to financial freedom. She is working an amazing job earning a very healthy salary. She is wanting to open side a side hustle to stack on top of her salary so she can accelerate her financial position. We discuss how she can leverage her position and her knowledge to build a financial fortress that will put her into a position where she could easily retire in 5-10 years. We also discuss how she can now take her foot off the peddle some so she can begin enjoying the money she is making because she has worked so hard over the past 20 years.
Apr 27, 2022
Episode 16: $40,000 a Month in 9 Months! But No Free Time!
Today we will be talking to Amanda who operates a successful functional medicine practice where she is also offering aesthetic services. Her practice is doing amazingly well, but she lacks free time. We find out that she is working more IN her business vs. working ON her business. While she is making an amazing income in a short amount of time, she has done so by sacrificing a lot of her free time. We discover that she needs to learn how to delegate tasks to others and how to develop systems so she can develop a strong passive income that will set her free. Amanda is an AMAZING nurse practitioner entrepreneur and for any aspiring nurse practitioner out there that needs an aspiring story, you seriously need to listen to this episode as it is full of so many amazing pearls!
Apr 21, 2022
Episode 15: Having a Focused Niche
Today we will be talking to Mindy who is currently working full time in a family medical practice. She recently started a side hustle providing women’s health services and hormone replacement therapy. Business has been on the slow side, and she is having difficulty gaining traction in her new practice as she continues to work full-time. She is needing assistance with marketing but more importantly, she is needing help finding her focus and niche. We discuss how to stay focused and how to build out a practice with a specific focus.
Apr 14, 2022
Episode 14: Interview with an Aesthetics Pro
Today we will be interviewing Cassie Lane who operates a successful aesthetics practice. We discuss our struggles and triumphs of starting our own business and how it is one of the most freeing accomplishments anyone can achieve. She started her business following the steps in The Elite NP Model: working part-time and starting a part-time side hustle. Cassie talks about how she started her aesthetics practice and how she has gone all in to grow it to its full potential. We discuss how starting a business is just a small risk, but the potential return can be unlimited.
Apr 6, 2022
Episode 13: A Specific Service to a Specific Target Market!
Today we will be talking to Traci who currently operates a mental health practice but is wanting to expand into a larger telemedicine practice where she treats nurses in need of mental health services. She is wanting assistance with the process of building a large telemedicine practice that connects nurses in need to psychiatric nurse practitioners. She has identified a specific target market where she is going to provide a specific service to which means she will succeed. We create a plan to help her turn this vision into a realty and cover the processes necessary to get there.
Mar 30, 2022
Episode 12: Procrastination is the Dream Killer
Today we will be talking to Dianne who is a family and psych nurse practitioner. She is working fulltime at a telepsych practice and is in the process of starting her own practice. She is needing assistance managing her time during the start up process and how to grow her practice the correct way from the start. Dianne has all the resources she needs to start her practice but we find out that procrastination, analysis paralysis, and issues prioritizing tasks during the start up process are what’s preventing her from getting started.
Mar 23, 2022
Episode 11: Taking a Risk and Going All in on Your Business
Today we will be talking to Laura who is a nurse practitioner that recently started an IV hydration business approximately 6 months ago. She decided to quit her full-time job to plunge 100% into her part-time practice. She is needing assistance with growing her practice so she can eventually replace the salary she had in her previous job. One of the most important aspects of this episode is that we talk about the need to take a risk to get a successful business up and running.
Mar 16, 2022
Episode 10: You Will Never Be 100% Ready to Start a Business!
Today we will be talking to Michelle who is interested in starting a wellness practice providing hormone replacement therapy and weight loss services. She is wanting to start this as a part-time practice while maintaining her part-time job. She has an amazing opportunity as she has little competition, but she is suffering from analysis paralysis and believes she needs to be 100% ready to finally open the doors. We discuss how you will never be 100% ready to start a business and that it is okay to only be 70% ready to get going in addition to creating a plan to get started.
Mar 9, 2022
Episode 9: Analysis Paralysis!
Today we will be talking to Tracie who is a family nurse practitioner and is working part-time in the ER while also teaching full-time. She is wanting to start her own part-time practice but is lacking direction on where to start and what she wants to do. She is suffering from analysis paralysis and needs help as she is at a standstill. We end up creating a plan on how to break free from the paralysis so she can get her practice up and running, which will bring her one step closer to financial freedom.
Mar 2, 2022
Episode 8: From Disability to NP Entrepreneur!
Today we will be talking to Susan who is a nurse practitioner that recently got off disability and is now wanting to get back into practice but on her terms! Susan is interested in starting a women's health clinic focused on hormone replacement therapy and weight loss. She is wanting to start this as a small part-time practice at first and allow it to grow organically. We go over the process of getting this part-time practice off the ground and Susan leaves the call empowered to get started so she can shape her own professional trajectory.
Feb 23, 2022
Episode 7: Making Primary Care Work!
Today we will be speaking to Bumni who is a nurse practitioner that currently owns a primary care practice. She is wanting to grow her practice as it has been on the slow side over the past year. She is needing assistance with marketing her practice as her patient volume has not been increasing in any significant fashion. She is also needing help with integrating additional services lines into her practice to increase her revenue. We find out that the biggest issue Bumni is having in her business is that she has not adequately identified her target market, which is decreasing her practices marketing effectiveness.
Feb 16, 2022
Episode 6: From Mobile to a Scalable Brick and Mortar Practice
Today we will be talking to Kiawana who is a family nurse practitioner that started a wellness mobile side practice that she recently transitioned to a brick-and-mortar practice. Kiawana has also been working full time at a primary care practice during this process. She is looking for assistance on how to get her brick-and-mortar business off the ground correctly and wants to know what NOT TO DO. She is needing help with marketing and staffing her practice, so it succeeds. We conclude that investing back into your business is critically important for its growth and that you need to learn how to delegate tasks appropriately if you truly want to build a high revenue practice.
Feb 9, 2022
Episode 5: Deliver the Need in Your Area!
Today we will be talking to Rita who is needing assistance picking a niche idea for her side business and overcoming the fear of diving in. Rita is interested in starting a men’s health and/or wellness practice but is unsure if it is a good idea in her area. She thinks certain services are saturated in her area but is not confident enough that the services she wants to provide will do well. She has limiting beliefs about herself and is also having outside influences preventing her from venturing on her own. We go over her ideas and I provide her advice on how she should navigate her particular situation.
Feb 2, 2022
Episode 4: Giving Your Part-Time Business Time to Grow!
Today we will be talking to Crystal who recently started a weight loss and hormone replacement therapy clinic after realizing she was making others rich instead of herself. She is currently going through the process of building her practice and obtaining new patients. She is having issues with obtaining new patients through her marketing efforts. Her advertising budget is low and she believes this is the issue holding her back. We discuss various strategies on how to grow her practice and most importantly of all, we cover the realistic expectations of the growth of a part-time business.
Jan 26, 2022
Episode 3: Improving a Low Revenue Practice!
Today we will be talking to Veronica who is a nurse practitioner located in Maryland. She operates a mobile practice where she is predominately seeing home bound Medicare patients. She is only profiting $700 a week after 5 years and is working her tail off. She is needing help becoming more efficient with charting and is looking to increase her businesses revenue. By the end of the episode, a plan is developed to integrate more services into her practice which will hopefully improve her bottom line!
Jan 20, 2022
Episode 2: Opening a Small Side Hustle While Working!
Today we will be talking to Shawnna who is looking to start a small men's health side business while continuing to work full time. She is needing assistance with the innerworkings of the practice, marketing, and overcoming the fear of providing treatments that are considered "off label."
Jan 6, 2022
Episode 1: Let The World Tell You What They Want!
Today we will be talking with Melynda who is a nurse practitioner that has started a wellness practice. She is needing assistance narrowing down her focus and scaling her practice. In this episode, Melynda and I go over her current business and she ends up with a surprise recommendation on what she should focus on.