Nick Miller

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These 8 Disciplines Define a Fundable Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aspiring entrepreneurs often ask me what to do first when starting a business. Let me assure you, there is no absolute right or wrong, but there is real value in doing things in a sequence that minimizes the risks, optimizes your efforts …

A Quick and Easy Formula for Writing Clickable Blog Titles

How much time do you spend coming up with your blog titles? 5 minutes? 10 minutes? Less?<p>Do you choose a title before you write a post, while you’re …

Writing

Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It

On the evening of April 14, 1912, the <i>RMS Titanic</i> collided with an iceberg in the north Atlantic and sunk two hours and 40 minutes later. Of its 2,200 passengers and crew, only 705 survived, plucked out of 16 lifeboats by the <i>Carpathia.</i> Imagine how many more might have lived if crew members had …

4 books every aspiring startup founder should read

To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to be able to juggle several hats at the same time. Identifying a problem and developing a scalable …

This Should Be Every Entrepreneurs Top Priority When Starting a Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s especially the case when …

We tried the miracle fruit that some scientists say could end world hunger as 'carnitas' — and it was unreal

It started out with a hankering for tacos.<p>My partner and I were out of both the chicken and the ground soy crumbles I often substitute for beef (I think they taste better, and my partner is vegetarian). A friend at the office suggested I try jackfruit, a fleshy, yellowish fruit native to South and …

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This story was originally published on Oct. 8, 2014.</i><p>If you ask a randomly selected group of Americans their thoughts on eating bugs, you're guaranteed to elicit some negative reactions, including a few gagging noises.<p>"That's …

37 Earl Nightingale Quotes That Will Empower You to Soar High | Inc.com

When you have an attitude of altitude, and when you are grateful for what you have, your chances to have a meaningful and successful life are greater. Start where you are now to develop this mindset. You have the potential to do many things, even those things you may think are impossible. Broaden …

Here's why unlimited vacation may be too good to be true

Unlimited vacation sounds like an amazing perk. You could earn a living, yet take all of August off like the Europeans, right?<p>The reality is somewhat …

100 Must See Interviews With the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

At Under30CEO we think big. We recently published a list of our Top 50 Most Motivational People on the web and things got a little nuts. The article …

How To Make Over $100 An Hour Driving For Uber

For those of you who would like to join the Six Figure Club (SFC), it’s relatively straight forward. Charge $50 an hour for 40 hours a week for 52 …

4 Ways Brands Can Use Creativity & Comedy to Create Award-Winning Content Marketing

“For those of you that think comedy won’t work for your brand, ask yourself: will it work for your customers?” – Tim WasherMost the time, if you ask …

23 Marketing Takeaways and Tips From Inbound 2015

<b>“Social is the best way to get word out about your content.”</b> This was a key message from Sonia Simone of Copyblogger. Social has become a key content …

Most popular ‘new’ baby names in the U.S.

Slide 1 of 14<p>Parents have different approaches to choosing a name for their baby. Some consult books or read lists of names in lifestyle guides, …

The 5 Decisions That Will Change Your Life Forever as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming an entrepreneur is a huge deal. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly. But because the choice to transform into a business owner has been so heavily glamorized over the past decade, many people feel surprised and guilty about …

8 Key Rules for Starting a Business on a Shoestring

A few years ago, before the Internet was pervasive, before everyone carried a smartphone and before do-it-yourself software tools were available for …

12 Rules on Personal Finance

1. Don’t get a salary. A salary will never make you money.<p>2. Don’t invest any of your money. Investing is for wealth preservation, not wealth …

7 things to teach your kids in kindergarten if you want them to grow up to be rich

"At the end of the day, kids are not being taught the fundamentals in school. As much as we think or hope they are, it's not happening," says Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a free tool that teaches kids about money.<p>That means parents are the ones that have …

How a 29-year-old went from living on welfare to starting a business that earned nearly $1 million in its first year

She and her husband, Seth, and their two young sons were living in California with her in-laws, struggling to make ends meet in a rocky economy.<p>"For four years, we had no steady jobs at all," now 29-year-old Luna tells Business Insider. "We did have a little money we had saved, but we blew through …

10 things managing a pizzeria in Montana taught me about work and life

When I was 22 I moved to Bozeman, Montana with no job. I had a degree from UCLA and a year of work experience at a non-profit. After a few weeks applying for roles at the local university, I needed money. So I took a job as a prep cook at the local pizza chain, MacKenzie River Pizza Co. I thought …

What Entrepreneurs Should Do First Thing in the Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How should successful entrepreneurs start their day? Some, like me, immediately crack open the newspaper. And for everyone else -- whether your primary morning focus is working out at the gym, making coffee or driving to work -- you’re …

Thailand’s latest viral ad will make you cry over security cameras

Advertising on television often falls into neat, stereotypical categories; beer ads are funny, car ads are slick, men in household products ads are dumb, wives in electronics ads are shrews.<p>But Thailand is quietly becoming the world leader in a special niche: The tear-jerker. John Lewis, a British …

7 brilliant ways successful leaders start presentations

<i>“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato</i><p>When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience’s attention, establish …

Designer babies are coming — here's why some think that's a good thing

Alex Mit/Shutterstock<p>When two people decide to have a child, they're making a decision to pass on their DNA to a baby, with all the advantages and …

Genetics

5 Habits That Will Get You That New Job Every Time | Inc.com

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to get inside the head of a job recruiter, or the manager who is considering hiring you for a new job? Actually, you can. There are certain habits most everyone who is interviewing job candidates looks for in the person they are interviewing. And if you happen to …

Here's everything we know about Tesla's grid battery business

Which new Tesla product has $1 billion-worth, and 100,000 in orders? No it’s not Tesla’s soon-to-be shipped electric SUV, the Model X, but it’s …

9 Lessons I'll Teach My Kids To Ensure They Become A Millionaire (Like Their Dad)

Every good parent wants the best for their kids. I’m certainly no exception.<p>I have three boys. Between them running around and playing with each other, I try to teach them some lessons.<p>Why? Because I want to ensure I give my kids every chance possible at following in my footsteps to become …

Self-improvement

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …