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Using Legal Zoom To Trademark My Brand? 

Using Legal Zoom To Trademark My Brand? 

Last week, we discussed the things you need to know about your brand, your logo, and whether or not you need to trademark your brand.  Remember, everything you do around your new business is...

Dave Soltau April 13, 2021
Don’t Flash Your Badge of Greatness - Be Humble

Don’t Flash Your Badge of Greatness - Be Humble

This week's A-HAW moment relates a story about the time I got involved in helping a patient having a Grand Mal seizure when I happened to be in Thailand a few years ago. An...

Dave Soltau April 12, 2021
Q&A Friday - What Experience is Required for a Home Health Nurse?

Q&A Friday - What Experience is Required for a Home Health Nurse?

Hi, DaveTheNurse here on Q&A Friday - Hope your week has been great! Our question today is “How much experience is required to be a Home Health Nurse?” Great question! Here’s the deal -...

Dave Soltau April 9, 2021
Learning the Importance of Good Lighting for Videos

Learning the Importance of Good Lighting for Videos

Anyone who wants to shoot professional-looking video from home these days should really invest in good lighting and a good microphone. Last year, in the midst of the 2020 pandemic, I shot a video...

Dave Soltau April 8, 2021
The Cost of a New Employee

The Cost of a New Employee

Hiring a new employee can become a costly exercise to any kind of business owner.  When you factor in your time, energy and effort, you’ll find that it all adds up very quickly.  But...

Dave Soltau April 7, 2021
How Can I Look To See if I can Trademark my Brand? 

How Can I Look To See if I can Trademark my Brand? 

Wanna know how to check if you can trademark your brand? Today’s clip discusses the things you need to know about your brand, your logo, and whether or not you need to trademark your...

Dave Soltau April 6, 2021
Do Nurses Eat Their Young? 

Do Nurses Eat Their Young? 

This new week brings a dose of reality to nurses everywhere. Many of you, like me, may have gotten into nursing to help people, to give, to offer help, to service people. My mother...

Dave Soltau April 5, 2021
Q&A Friday - How Do You Handle No Call No Shows? 

Q&A Friday - How Do You Handle No Call No Shows? 

Hi, DaveTheNurse here on Q&A Friday - Our question today is “How does your company handle no call/no shows?” Great question! You’ve got to have a plan. You don’t want to be the person...

Dave Soltau April 2, 2021
Behind the Scenes of Content Creation - Things Aren't Always As They Seem

Behind the Scenes of Content Creation - Things Aren't Always As They Seem

In my journey as DaveTheNurse, I have committed myself to creating great content for you, my readers and viewers. In today’s Throwback Thursday clip, I share a bit behind the scenes of my office-studio,...

Dave Soltau April 1, 2021
Learn to Sell The Nursing Industry Within The Industry

Learn to Sell The Nursing Industry Within The Industry

In nursing, there is an ‘industry’ within the industry. If you’re experienced and working hard in your particular space, you’re already becoming an ‘expert’. You are gaining knowledge and insights that others don’t have. ...

Dave Soltau March 31, 2021
Entrepreneur Tips - Is Your Brand Available on Social Media? 

Entrepreneur Tips - Is Your Brand Available on Social Media? 

Hi, DaveTheNurse here. In this clip, I share insights into how my social marketing expert Matt O'Brien of MINT Social and I had to make sure that my brands were available on social media. ...

Dave Soltau March 30, 2021
The Stigma Of Being A Male Nurse

The Stigma Of Being A Male Nurse

Today’s A-HAW moment clip revolves around my decision-making about becoming a male nurse.  When I joined ROTC over 20 years ago, I was one of the few guys that had intentions of becoming a...

Dave Soltau March 29, 2021
How Many Caregivers for a 24-7 Case? Q&A Friday

How Many Caregivers for a 24-7 Case? Q&A Friday

Hi, DaveTheNurse here on Q&A Friday - Our question today is “I just received my very first 24-hour case. How many caregivers do you require, and do you pay overtime?” This is an excellent...

Dave Soltau March 26, 2021
Spending Money To Make Money

Spending Money To Make Money

As an entrepreneur, you’ll have to spend money to make money at some point. You’ll find when starting up an entrepreneurial venture that you don’t have all the skills to do everything yourself. It’s...

Dave Soltau March 25, 2021
Get to Where You Think You Belong

Get to Where You Think You Belong

Everybody calls themselves an entrepreneur. But what does it really take to become a successful entrepreneur? If you’re a nurse, and you’ve got that drive and grit to become an entrepreneur, hang with me. ...

Dave Soltau March 24, 2021
Using Go Daddy To See If Your Business Name Is Available

Using Go Daddy To See If Your Business Name Is Available

Hi, DaveTheNurse here. In this clip, I share a clip with my SEO partner Matt on how we researched the names “DaveTheNurse” for the host name and “The Health & Wealth Academy” for the...

Dave Soltau March 23, 2021
45 Days For a New Employee To Show You Who They Are

45 Days For a New Employee To Show You Who They Are

I titled today’s post ‘45 Days’ because I find that it's about the length of time (about six weeks) that a new employee starts to show habits of who they really are.  As a...

Dave Soltau March 22, 2021
What Do You Charge for Clinical Services for Medicare Certified Home Health Agency?

What Do You Charge for Clinical Services for Medicare Certified Home Health Agency?

Hi, DaveTheNurse on Q&A Friday from the slopes of Snoqualmie Pass, WA answering the question: “What Do You Charge for Clinical Services with your Medicare Certified Home Health Agency?” Great question.  Much of what...

Dave Soltau March 19, 2021
The Work Life Balance is Too Important for All Work And No Play

The Work Life Balance is Too Important for All Work And No Play

“All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy” You’ve heard that phrase before - it means that you’ve got to maintain a balance between your work and play to achieve some semblance...

Dave Soltau March 18, 2021
Already Feeling Burned Out with Nursing?

Already Feeling Burned Out with Nursing?

It’s been a tough couple of years for nurses. From the suffering through the pandemic, and the long hours of caring for others, nurses have been overworked, working in understaffed conditions, and having a...

Dave Soltau March 17, 2021
How to Decide On A Company Name

How to Decide On A Company Name

I always thought a perfect (and fun!) name for a host for a business would be ‘DaveTheNurse’. But choosing the name for the actual business entity took more thought and strategy, and I finally...

Dave Soltau March 16, 2021
Importance of Taking Time to Pause and Evaluate Your Business

Importance of Taking Time to Pause and Evaluate Your Business

In todays’ A-HAW moment, I share thoughts for your home healthcare business to have what I call a ‘pause month.’ This is the time when you literally clean the house. During the pause month,...

Dave Soltau March 15, 2021
What is an A-HAW Moment? DaveTheNurse Answers Q&A Friday Question

What is an A-HAW Moment? DaveTheNurse Answers Q&A Friday Question

Hi, DaveTheNurse on Q&A Friday from the slopes of Snoqualmie Pass, WA with a question “What is an A-HAW moment?” Great question! When I was putting together the Health & Wealth Academy last year,...

Dave Soltau March 12, 2021
Do Not Let Self Doubt Get in the Way of Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Do Not Let Self Doubt Get in the Way of Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Here’s a Throwback Thursday clip from a Sunday morning last year, on Day 35, when I was pondering the concept of self-doubt. The video looks good, I was in my Scottsdale backyard, and it...

Dave Soltau March 11, 2021