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Sept. 7, 2022

Featured Nurse Business Owner Quisha Umemba from Umemba Academy

Featured Nurse Business Owner Quisha Umemba from Umemba Academy

Manifesting A CEO Mindset

Deciding what to do and getting your mindset right is key to achieving your goals as a nurse entrepreneur. You will make mistakes, but there is always room for improvement. Giving yourself permission not to have it all together is the perfect motivator to start building and scaling your business. Preparing for change and acting quickly when the opportunity shows up is the key to a successful pivot. Invest in yourself and work on your mindset to make progress. Don’t get caught up in the cycle of “I’m not ready for this,” “It’s not going to work out,” or it’s not perfect,” it will get you stuck in procrastination.

Join the conversation with Quisha Umemba as she shares her career journey and what inspired her from the bedside to the public health entrepreneurship space. She also shares strategies that have enabled her to thrive in the business space as a nurse entrepreneur to help you achieve your goal. Quisha Umemba is the CEO of Umemba Health, LLC, and Training Director for Umemba Health Academy. Quisha helps public health organizations and healthcare systems to educate their frontline workforce, empower their leadership, and expand their community presence to elevate the lives of the individuals and communities they serve.

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In this episode, we’ll cover;

[00:00] Introduction to the show 

[01:38] Quisha's background and transition from the bedside to the public health space 

[04:24] What inspires Quisha to start Umemba Health Academy

[10:44] Setting your goals, planning your way in, and working backward 

[12:34] The impact Quisha hopes to provide in the health space 

[15:57] The power of the tongue: Speak it loud and bring it to existence 

[17:42] Three things Quisha loves about how she shows up in her business

[20:51] Challenges that Quisha has faced in her business 

[23:28] Overcoming poverty mindset and validating your time investment 

[24:47] Juggling the balance between family and business 

[25:46] Working on your CEO mindset

[28:35] Embodying everything you want  

[30:52] What Quisha would have done differently in her pursuit 

[34:02] Quisha’s advice to nurse entrepreneurs looking to start or scale their business 

Notable Quotes 

  • If you say it loud, it’s real
  • Give yourself permission not to have it all together or to have it right 
  • Belief is half the battle; you can’t sell something that you don’t believe in 
  • Asking is the only way you get your worth 

Resources Mentioned

Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill:   https://amzn.to/3Auw9H4

Connect with Quisha Umemba

Website: www.umembahealth.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/40952506/admin/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/umembahealth/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/umembahealth/

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