On episode 223 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing career podcast, Nurse Keith interviews Michelle Podlesni, President of The National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA), about nurse entrepreneurship, business, and the magic of the annual NNBA conference in Las Vegas.
Michelle Podlesni, RN (Unconventional Nurse:Going from Burnout to Bliss!) is President of the National Nurses in Business Association and CEO/President of Bloom Service Group, LLC. She is an accomplished businesswoman, US Navy veteran, and nurse with over 30 years experience ranging from clinical care, case management, and healthcare information technology to nationally known speaker, bestselling author, and serial nurse entrepreneur.
Michelle has a proven track record of leadership success in executive management of startups and has established multi-million dollar SaaS (software as a service) companies serving Fortune 500 clients. She is a widely recognized and respected authority in business and speaks nationally on the empowerment of nurses through entrepreneurship.
Established in 1985, the National Nurses in Business Association is dedicated to advancing and expanding nurses’ role in business. The NNBA provides nurses with business education, strategies, best practices, and an extensive network of colleagues and resources helping nurses navigate the journey to entrepreneurial success. The NNBA has assisted thousands of nurses to launch, build, and manage their own businesses. The NNBA annual signature Conference on Nurse Entrepreneurship & Career Alternatives occurs each autumn in Las Vegas, Nevada.