8 Tips for Aspiring Healthcare Entrepreneurs
Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer
Cultivate Existing Contacts
Your connections to your former colleagues are worth their weight in gold, too. Golden says he still receives referrals from nurses and health professionals he worked with years ago while he was still a practicing nurse.
Recognize and Overcome Your Weaknesses
You may have a steady stream of happy clients or customers, but you need to gain some business savvy to stay afloat financially. Golden recommends that aspiring healthcare entrepreneurs take classes through their community colleges on how to operate a business and make use of community resources like the Service Corps of Retired Executives. The help of a good attorney, accountant or business advisor can also be invaluable, Berger Mitchell says.
Don’t Give Up
The road to entrepreneurial bliss may be bumpy. If it is, perseverance is the key to staying on course, Berger Mitchell says. “If this is something you really want to do, you need to be persistent,” she says. “Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer.”
This article originally appeared on Monster.com.