Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K, PCCN-CMC and owner of Nicole Kupchik Consulting & Education, speaks with Jason A. Duprat, Entrepreneur, Healthcare Practitioner and Host of the Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy Podcast. Nicole discusses launching a new therapy as a critical care nurse and how this helped her create multiple income streams or “business buckets.” Nicole provides insights into developing a profitable business model and repurposing content to build books and curriculum. 


Episode Highlights:

  • What is Nicole’s background? How did she transition into nursing?
  • Did Nicole begin her career in critical care nursing?
  • When did she decide to start her own business?
  • What made Nicole determine business was an interest and how did she come up with her business idea?
  • What was Nicole’s business model and why did she choose this model?
  • How did Nicole write six certification books, create online courses and create a YouTube channel with such a busy speaking schedule?
  • Did she earn certifications as she was writing books?
  • Were Nicole’s online courses developed from the review books she wrote?
  • What is Nicole planning for the future? 
  • What was the impetus for starting retreats?
  • What are some major takeaway points Nicole has gained from her experience?
  • What’s the best way to reach Nicole or learn about her events and courses?


3 Key Points:

  1. Take opportunities when they come your way and keep building on them. This can lead to creating different “business buckets” or revenue streams for your business.
  2. Find multiple mentors as you build your network. Learn from those who have done it before.
  3. If you create content, it can be repurposed and expanded upon to meet the needs of your audience.


Tweetable Quotes:

  • “If you can ever as a nurse be part of something that’s a brand new therapy, it is absolutely mind-blowingly amazing.” – Nicole Kupchik
  • “If I’m going to take all the time and energy to write books, I’m going to do it myself, and I’m going to reap the rewards from it.” – Nicole Kupchik



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