Kerri Miller

Wake up and be grateful for at least one thing everyday. No matter what life throws at you, make that a ritual and you’ll be fine.

Dr. Kerri Miller, founder and CEO of Make People Better™ LLC., has 25 years of experience as a nurse practitioner and 12 years as a medical missionary. Through her start-up company, Make People Better, Kerri is committed to developing products, addressing the missing components in wellness, and bridging the gap in healthcare for low-income communities.

Where did the idea for re:iimmune come from?

As a Nurse Practitioner, I’ve seen and treated multiple types of people and illness. 12 years ago, I noticed a consistent pattern in my patients that made them struggle to recover. We are really good and diagnosing and treating, but not supporting the recovery process of patients. This lends to long drawn out recovery times, and sometimes produced another illness on top of what the patient was trying to recover from. After paying close attention to my patients combined with my medical knowledge, I began to believe that intestinal health and hydration were the key issues while recovering–70% of our immune system is in our gut, and your organs can’t fight off bad stuff if they are not fully hydrated. I also wanted to make sure it was a way to support the body to heal from the inside out. If we create the right conditions for the body, it will heal itself. That’s why recovery is so important.

What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?

I’m a big believer in waking up early, and taking time for myself in the morning. After that I take care of my family, then get into work. Balance is important, so sometimes you have to get creative to get it in.

How do you bring ideas to life?

Human connection. The people I share ideas with, and we join forces.

What’s one trend that really excites you?

Uber ride sharing

What is one habit of yours that makes you more productive as an entrepreneur?

Waking up early, and taking time for myself in the morning, to get ready for the day.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Wake up and be grateful for at least one thing everyday. No matter what life throws at you, make that a ritual and you’ll be fine.

Tell us something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on?

Salt is actually good for you.

As an entrepreneur, what is the one thing you do over and over and recommend everyone else do?

Look at the big picture.

What is one strategy that has helped you grow your business? Please explain how.

We have a give-back program called Get Well, Make Well. For every box of re:iimmune purchased, we donate a serving to non-profit global healthcare organizations. To date, we have donated 120,000. I wanted to close the gap in healthcare in the US and abroad, and this was a great way to do that. People feel good about helping others, and this is a simple way to do that.

What is one failure you had as an entrepreneur, and how did you overcome it?

Overly optimistic. Flexibility in business practices.

What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers?

Tele-medicine led by nurse practitioners.

What is the best $100 you recently spent? What and why?

A new fragrance of parfumerie Stash by Sarah Jessica Parker!
I have worn the same perfume ( Chanel Chance) for 15 years! I feel brave and every morning I am reminding myself of that! 🙂

What is one piece of software or a web service that helps you be productive?
How do you use it?

Google.

What is the one book that you recommend our community should read and why?

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

What is your favorite quote?

You will get there when you’re meant to get there and not one moment sooner. So relax, breathe and be patient.

Tell us about one friend or acquaintance of yours who we should interview on IdeaMensch. Who are they, what are they doing and what’s their email address?

Shawn Askinosie –  https://www.askinosie.com/shawn-askinosie-speaking-inquiries

Connect:

https://www.reiimmune.com/
Twitter: 
https://twitter.com/reiimmune
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reiimmune/?ref=hl 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/make-people-better

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