Vickie Milazzo

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:President and CEO
    • Organization:Vickie Milazzo Institute
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    My Expertise

      Summary of expertise:
      Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur, Vickie L. Milazzo, RN, MSN, JD has trained and mentored over 20,000 people to become entrepreneurs, many of whom have gone on to achieve six-figure incomes. Her company has tripled its revenues in the past six years and was named one of Inc.'s Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Milazzo is an expert for stories pertaining to: Women's self-help guidance and career advice Entrepreneurs and small business owners Small business upstarts and wild growth She regularly appears on national radio and TV and recently shared her message with NPR's 26 million listeners on This I Believe®. She's been featured or published in various media, including: The New York Times®, USA Today®, Entrepreneur®, Small Business Success, Seventeen, Ladies Home Journal, PINK magazine and Her success strategies are presented in her Wall Street Journal bestseller, Inside Every Woman.
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      Books/articles published:
      2007 Wall Street Journal bestseller Inside Every Woman: Using the 10 Strengths You Didn't Know You Had to Get the Career and Life You Want Now (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., jacketed hardcover $21.95, now in its seventh printing). How to Break the Feel-Good Addiction to Engage Big Things, 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life, Volume 3, February 2007. 6 Secrets Millionaires Know That You Don't,, October 2006 and, October 18, 2006. Deals and Meals: If You're Eating Lunch at Your Desk, Here are 23 Reasons to Break the Habit, PINK magazine, October 2006. Put Force Behind Your Business with These 10 Inner Strengths, Small Business Success, Fall 2006. Eight Ways to Achieve Your Goals, Seventeen, August 2006. Harness Your 10 Strengths, Houston Woman Magazine, March 2006. Core Curriculum for Legal Nurse Consulting® textbook, 1985-2008.
      Milazzo and her $16-million company have garnered the following awards: Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur, one of the top entrepreneurs in the nation Inc. Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company in America Stevie® Award for Women Entrepreneurs Mentor of the Year Most Innovative Small Business - Pitney Bowes® Top 100 Small Businesses in Houston - Houston Business Journal Top 10 Woman-Owned Companies Ranked by Largest Percentage of Revenue Growth in Houston, Top 25 Woman-Owned Businesses and Top 50 Fastest Growing Woman-Owned Businesses - Houston Business Journal NurseWeek® Nursing Excellence Award for Advancing the Profession Telly Award for DVD presentation production Activity: A keynote speaker who addresses audiences of 1,000 or more, Milazzo regularly speaks at women's groups and business and professional organizations. She has educated thousands as an Internet chat host and has been interviewed on national radio and TV as an expert on women's issues and entrepreneurship.
      Prior media experience:
      Milazzo has been featured or published in hundreds of publications, including The New York Times®, USA Today® and Ladies Home Journal. Most recently she has appeared in: Consider Building on Experience, Dallas Morning News, 4/9/2006 Negotiating for Your Business, Small Business Resources, 4/5/2006 A Nursing Specialty Gaining Popularity, Houston Chronicle, 4/2/2006 Working Women Need to Take Charge, Wake Up Their Inner CEO, Salt Lake Tribune, 3/12/2006 Milazzo has been interviewed on many national and local TV and radio stations, most recently on: StarStyle with Cynthia Brian, 5/8/08 Better TV, 1/7/08 Positively Incorrect with Scott Cluthe, Lime Radio/Sirius, 8/13/07, 3/14/07 Stepping Out of Fear, NPR's This I Believe®, 9/4/2006 Fox News, Houston, 7/21/2006 Great Day Houston, CBS, 5/3/2006 At Home Live, FamilyNet Channel, 4/18/2006
      Educational background:
      Milazzo completed her bachelor of science in nursing at the University of St. Thomas and her master of science in nursing at Texas Woman's University, both in Houston, Texas. She earned her juris doctor at South Texas College of Law.

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