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The Clinical Entrepreneur podcast is for healthcare practitioners who want to turn their clinic into a thriving business and create a life they love. We talk about marketing strategies, building the right team, family, work-life balance, where to find your perfect patient and when to wear your CEO hat. Full of practical information, humor, and a hefty dose of motivation, host Ronda Nelson will inspire you to take massive action toward creating an authentic business you can be proud of — and most importantly, how to make an abundant income that creates financial freedom.⁣

With a background in accounting, 20+ years experience running a thriving wellness clinic and educating practitioners all over the nation, Ronda shares her best business and marketing practices so you too can thrive. She knows all too well that being a great clinician won’t get you far if you don’t understand how to run a profitable business!⁣

They say life has a plan for us all… Well, after her child’s cancer diagnosis in the 90’s, Ronda fought hard to save her and became a functional medicine doctor. She then grew a successful wellness practice, but later fell into deep financial trouble after a bad investment. Again, she leaned into her business background and dug herself out, re-establishing her practice as the #1 clinic in a highly competitive market. Educating and supporting fellow practitioners along the way, she quickly realized that they too need the business and marketing tools that helped her succeed. Ronda is a bookkeeper, turned clinician, turned consultant and she’s here to make a difference.⁣

On the Clinical Entrepreneur Podcast, Ronda distills the best advice from her own experiences, interviews top thought leaders in the clinical and business realm and then applies it to the world of healthcare in a way that is easy to understand and implement. You can expect raw business coaching sessions, honest conversations with industry peers and most importantly: tactical tips and a step-by-step plan to empower entrepreneurs to build a brand they believe in, market themselves in our ever-changing world and create a life they love.

The Clinical Entrepreneur Ronda Nelson

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The Clinical Entrepreneur podcast is for healthcare practitioners who want to turn their clinic into a thriving business and create a life they love. We talk about marketing strategies, building the right team, family, work-life balance, where to find your perfect patient and when to wear your CEO hat. Full of practical information, humor, and a hefty dose of motivation, host Ronda Nelson will inspire you to take massive action toward creating an authentic business you can be proud of — and most importantly, how to make an abundant income that creates financial freedom.⁣

With a background in accounting, 20+ years experience running a thriving wellness clinic and educating practitioners all over the nation, Ronda shares her best business and marketing practices so you too can thrive. She knows all too well that being a great clinician won’t get you far if you don’t understand how to run a profitable business!⁣

They say life has a plan for us all… Well, after her child’s cancer diagnosis in the 90’s, Ronda fought hard to save her and became a functional medicine doctor. She then grew a successful wellness practice, but later fell into deep financial trouble after a bad investment. Again, she leaned into her business background and dug herself out, re-establishing her practice as the #1 clinic in a highly competitive market. Educating and supporting fellow practitioners along the way, she quickly realized that they too need the business and marketing tools that helped her succeed. Ronda is a bookkeeper, turned clinician, turned consultant and she’s here to make a difference.⁣

On the Clinical Entrepreneur Podcast, Ronda distills the best advice from her own experiences, interviews top thought leaders in the clinical and business realm and then applies it to the world of healthcare in a way that is easy to understand and implement. You can expect raw business coaching sessions, honest conversations with industry peers and most importantly: tactical tips and a step-by-step plan to empower entrepreneurs to build a brand they believe in, market themselves in our ever-changing world and create a life they love.

    How To Create A Recurring Revenue Stream

    How To Create A Recurring Revenue Stream

    Do you dream of a steady, predictable income that allows you to focus on what you love – helping people? 
     
    Many practitioners get stuck in the cycle of fluctuating income. Some months are good and others aren’t. 😐If the sole source of your revenue is reliant on insurance reimbursements, one-off visits and consultations, or a basic fee for service model, you might be missing out on a golden opportunity.
     
    In this episode, I’m talking about an important aspect of building a sustainable business model - one that doesn’t depend on the unpredictability of your current revenue model. 💰It’s known as recurring revenue and it’s easier to get started than you think.
     
    Recurring revenue isn't just a buzzword – it's the way you can finally get out of the trap of unpredictability and have a solid income stream to keep your business running full speed ahead. 💸
     
    Your patients will be more than happy to pay for something that helps them solve a problem, save time, or save money. Once you know what they need, you can provide a solution that benefits them - and you! They get what they need and you have a steady income stream that supports your business. 
     
    So, let’s start building a recurring revenue model that will really work! 💯
     
    In this episode you’ll hear:
    👉 How to find out exactly what your patients want so you can create solutions they’ll love.
    👉 Proven tips for launching a successful membership program or starter course.
    👉 The pros and cons of membership models vs. one-off courses - and which might be your perfect fit.
    👉 Easy ways to keep your revenue stream rolling in with minimal hassle and maximum impact.
     
    LINKS:
    💥 Learn more about Clinical Business Academy!
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    • 24 min
    What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do

    What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do

    We’re diving into one of those head-scratching moments we all face: What do you do when you don't know what to do? 🤯 Imagine a patient walks in with a random condition you’ve never heard of. Your mind goes blank, and you’re thinking, "OMG… I have no idea what to do or how to treat this!” But have no fear, and I’ve got you covered! 🙌
     
    When a health concern is unfamiliar to you, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. You want to help, but without some level of knowledge, it’s hard to know what to do first. You might decide to start with the basics—digestion, stress management, blood sugar—which buys you time to figure out what’s really going on. 
     
    But how exactly do you do that? Is there some kind of easy way or shortcut to get the information you need in order to create a tailored, effective plan for your patient? 🩺
     
    Fortunately, there is! In this episode, I’ll share my tips on how to find the information you need, put it together in the form of a structured protocol, and then create a protocol that will help your patient get better! So grab a pen, take some notes, and get ready to feel extra confident the next time you’re faced with an unfamiliar health condition.
     
    Remember, it’s okay not to know everything. The key is to stay curious, keep learning, and don’t be afraid to take your time. With the right tools and approach, you’ll be ready to handle any curveball that comes your way. ✨
     
    In this episode you’ll hear:
    👉 How to effectively use Google Scholar and other research tools.
    👉 The importance of understanding the condition's characteristics and symptoms.
    👉 A step-by-step approach to comparing patient symptoms with research findings.
    👉 How to use the Functional Herbal Therapy approach to create effective protocols.
     
    LINKS:
    📚 Check out this resource and use our link: Functional Herbal Therapy by Kerry Bone
    💥 Learn more about Clinical Academy!
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    • 24 min
    An Honest Review of Practice Better

    An Honest Review of Practice Better

    Are you feeling overwhelmed, trying to manage patient appointments, keeping track of their progress, and ensuring they have all the essential documents they need? 🗃️
     
    This is a common complaint from health practitioners - one that keeps you up at night, wondering what the best solution would be. Having to constantly keep track of all the details while running a business can leave you feeling exhausted and frustrated. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. 😉
     
    Imagine what it would be like to have all the essential details about every patient all in one place, saving you time, money, and dramatically reducing your stress. It’s a game changer when it all works together.
     
    That’s where Practice Better comes in. This is one of my favorite practice management tools for busy wellness practitioners. From scheduling appointments to document management and managing patient communication, this one platform handles it all. 
     
    Think of it as your digital assistant, taking care of everything from payments to educational resources, so you can really spend time focusing on your patients.
     
    I invited one of my team members, Yentl, to join me for today’s podcast. She is our Practice Better whisperer…. and she’s got some great insights to share! Yentl has firsthand experience in setting up Practice Better and navigating its features, so there's no better person to share the raw, honest truth about how it works.
     
    She’s not holding anything back so if you want the full inside scoop, you’re in the right place!  
     
    In this episode you’ll learn:
    👉 How Practice Better can increase efficiency and streamline your practice.
    👉 Why automating tasks and certain patient interactions saves time and money. 
    👉 Key software integrations that make Practice Better even more powerful.
    👉 Solutions to common hurdles many practitioners face with Practice Better.
     
    LINKS:
    💻 Check out Practice Better Here; and be sure to use our code RNPB20 for 20% off for 4 months for new users signing up for any paid plan!
    🗒️ The Essential Guide to Setup Practice Better
    💥 Learn more about Clinical Academy!
    🌟 Rate and review us on your fave listening platform.
    📹 Watch this episode here!

    • 33 min
    What I'm Currently Reading

    What I'm Currently Reading

    Finding a good book to read is like balm for the soul. The words on the page seem to symbolically offer themselves up as a way to prompt us to become better humans, better parents, learn a new skill, or simply consider a new perspective.
     
    The words we read (or hear) provide valuable information that slowly shapes us into being the next better version of ourselves which is always a good thing. I’m always so thankful when a book seems to ‘jump off the shelf’ and tug at my soul, indicating there are some magical gems inside just waiting for me to discover. 📚
     
    So it seemed fitting that In this episode, I wanted to share the books I’m currently reading and why they are so impactful. And I hope my current list of books will inspire you to either read them along with me or to find a few of your own that will inspire you as well. 💯
     
    In this episode you’ll hear:
    👉 Why reading is the ultimate superpower for personal and professional growth.
    👉 How to pick the perfect book that speaks directly to your soul and goals.
    👉 The incredible ripple effect of a reading habit on your mindset, skills, and success.
     
    LINKS:
    📚 Check out these books: 
             Feelings Buried Alive Never Die by Karol Truman
             What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo
             The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
             Big Leap by Gay Hendrick
             10x Is Easier Than 2x by Dan Sullivan
             Clockwork by Mike Michalowicz
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    • 18 min
    201: Tips for Managing Inventory

    201: Tips for Managing Inventory

    Do you find that you have more supplements in your cupboard or on the shelves in your office than you can reasonably use? Or even worse, bottles that have long since expired? 💊 Managing your inventory of supplements or other retail products can be challenging at best.
     
    We get excited about a certain supplement, ordering more than we need and then promptly forget how to use it. It languishes on the shelf, slowly moving toward its untimely expiration date until we have to give it away or throw it away. #guilty Not a great business model. 
     
    But inventory management doesn't have to be a complicated chess game. With a little knowledge about how to keep your inventory organized, you’ll be able to streamline your process, keep your costs down, and still provide what your clients need. 
     
    Join me on this episode to discover the best practices for managing your inventory—whether you're running a physical clinic, a virtual practice, or a bit of both. Say goodbye to wasted money and hello to a smooth-running inventory system. 👋
     
    Don't let inventory headaches drag you down! Let's fix those missteps and get your shelves working for you. ⚡
     
    In this episode you’ll hear:
    👉 How to pick the right supplements for your practice and avoid overstocking.
    👉 Tricks to keep your inventory turning over without throwing away cash.
    👉 Tips for managing virtual or hybrid practices without a headache.
    👉 How to keep your inventory and accounting on the same page to avoid surprises.
     
    LINKS:
    💥 Learn more about Clinical Business Academy!
    🌟 Rate and review us on your fave listening platform.
    📹 Watch this episode here!

    • 25 min
    Find Out What Your Patients Are Searching For With This Free Online Tool!

    Find Out What Your Patients Are Searching For With This Free Online Tool!

    Do you find it challenging to figure out what to write or post about that will really resonate with your patients? It’s difficult to pinpoint the precise questions your patients are asking relating to their health condition. But this is important information to have! 🔍
     
    We end up guessing what we ‘think’ they’re thinking… 🤔and many times, we miss the mark. You spend time writing an email, creating a free resource, video training or a social post, only to have it fall flat. 
     
    The only sound you hear is crickets. 🦗🦗 
     
    But what if there was a solution that lets you see exactly what they are searching for to find solutions to their health challenges? Something that will give you a serious leg up when it comes to connecting with your ideal audience. Well friend, you’re in luck!
     
    There’s a magic little resource called "Answer the Public" that will tell you exactly what you need to be talking about with and for your patients. Whether your specialty is Hashimoto's, mold sensitivity, or digestive issues, you'll be able to see their most pressing questions so you can swoop in and become the authoritative leader! 🔥
     
    In this episode you’ll learn:
    👉 How to use a simple (and free!) tool to uncover what your patients are searching for. 
    👉 The secret to writing emails and creating content that they will actually read.
    👉 How to use this info to boost your social media game and improve in-person consultations.
    👉 Why this tool can help you become the go-to expert in your field.
     
    LINKS:
    💻 Try out AnswerThePublic
    💥 Learn more about Clinical Business Academy!
    💫 Join Clinical Academy!
    🌟 Rate and review us on your fave listening platform.
    📹 Watch this episode here!

    • 18 min

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