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Why This Lawyer Quit Her Job to Start a Home Care Business

From Suits to Scrubs Kathleen Ogilvy, a 33 year old lawyer, quit her job to start a home care business. Why? Because she wasn’t feeling fulfilled in her career working in lemon law and consumer products liability. Like many millennials, she sought the autonomy that comes with running a business. “I wanted to do something [...]

How This Millennial Is Paving Her Own Path

Franchise Partner: Tiffany Rubin Location: Delaware Current age: 28  How old were you when you bought a Nurse Next Door franchise? 24 years old. How long have you been a Nurse Next Door Franchise Partner? Almost 4 years. What were you doing before you bought a Nurse Next Door franchise? I was a staff nurse [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Nurse Next Door is one of Entrepreneur’s Top 100 Franchises!

It’s one thing to grow and improve as an organization, but it’s also humbling when others start to notice. We’re proud to announce that Nurse Next Door has ranked #70 on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list for 2017. Nurse Next Door President and CEO, Cathy Thorpe captures our excitement perfectly: “To be ranked within the top [...]

January 30th, 2017|blog, Featured, Franchise|

Nurse Next Door’s Heart Keeps Expanding With CEO Cathy Thorpe

Since 2014, Cathy Thorpe has led Nurse Next Door as President and CEO. She’s just what the doctor ordered: a winning combination of a BOLD PINK outlook and 20+ years of strategic leadership experience. At the 2016 PROFIT 500 CEO Summit, asked Cathy how she was able to enable change at Nurse Next Door, [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Entrepreneurship, Featured, Media|

Explosion in US Senior Population Makes a Home Care Franchise the #1 Choice

Over the next few decades, home care franchisees are going to be even more glad they chose this business. The home care industry is on the cusp of a major breakthrough. With Baby Boomers (the largest generation of the last century) now reaching their 60s and 70s, the next 30 years will encompass more people [...]

November 14th, 2016|Expansion & Growth, Health Care|

Why Joining the Nurse Next Door Bold Pink Club Will Change Your Home Care Business

Learn why Nurse Next Door's Bold Pink Club is the number one club to be a part of this upcoming year. Bold Pink Club bōld/piNGk/kləb/ noun Nurse Next Door’s top-performing Franchise Partners who have met or surpassed revenue targets for their respective franchises territories. An achievement 14 franchises and 22 Franchise Partners celebrated this year. [...]

October 24th, 2016|Culture, Entrepreneurship, Franchise|

How to Start a Home Health Care Business

If your idea of fulfillment is helping family or friends age more comfortably, you'll want to start a home health care business. Congratulations on what’s surely going to be an exciting and fulfilling move! What’s actually involved in setting up a home care business? At Nurse Next Door, we’ve helped enough people start up in [...]

October 17th, 2016|Entrepreneurship, Featured, Health Care|

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss Nurse Next Door’s Annual Conference

Takeaways from Nurse Next Door’s Annual Conference 2016 #WeAreBoldPink This past month, we celebrated our 9th Annual Conference with Nurse Next Door Franchise Partners and HeartQuarters members. This three day conference from September 15th to September 17th located in Vancouver, BC — where Nurse Next Door started 15 years ago — has become a highlight [...]

October 5th, 2016|Culture, Entrepreneurship, People|

Freak Genes

About this author: David Rendall has a doctor of management degree in organizational leadership, as well as a graduate degree in psychology. He is the author of three books: The Four Factors of Effective Leadership; The Freak Factor; and The Freak Factor for Kids. He will also be a keynote speaker at Nurse Next Door's [...]

August 24th, 2016|Culture, Entrepreneurship, People|