Aaron Barela

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What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

Entrepreneurship

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

Healthy Eating

Flour Tortillas (Tortillas de Harina)

• In a large bowl, combine the flour and 1 tsp. salt. Add the lard and rub the pieces between your fingertips, smearing it into the flour to create …

Recipes

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Start A Business

The statistics are a bit dire: 20% of small businesses do not make it past their first year — and fully half will close their doors before their five-year anniversary. Nonetheless, eager entrepreneurs regularly take the plunge in order to follow the American Dream of owning their own business. If …

Small Business

Beyond Harry Potter—10 of the Best Fantasy Book Series

When I was in the third grade, my teacher began reading the <i>Harry Potter</i> series to us out loud in class every day. I was enthralled by the story of …

Books

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

Ditch LinkedIn: 3 Entrepreneurs Share the Most Creative Tactics They Used to Hire People

These founders have turned discovering new talent into an extreme sport.<p>The only time you're prowling for new talent shouldn't be when you post a job opening on LinkedIn. Recruiting is an always-on game. These founders have gotten crafty and creative when it comes to how they unearth--and …

Entrepreneurship

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

The Most-Highlighted Book on Amazon Is 11 Years Old and Was Rejected by 27 Publishers

Among other things, the author says: "There are parts of it that make me cringe a little bit"<p>Have you read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>?<p>It was a massive bestseller for years, and has been translated into more than 40 languages. However, I was surprised to realize that more than a decade after its …

Writing

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

The Divinity Cafe's Grilled Cheese Secrets: Unlocked

It's no secret that the Duke University's Divinity Cafe boasts one of the most crave-able grilled cheeses in the Triangle.<p>February 03, 2018<p>Some say …

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over

If you are a leader or subject matter expert, here are the meeting best practices that will help you and your team produce the best results.<p>Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because …

Team Building

Glassdoor's 100 Best Places to Work All Have These 8 Things In Common

To be a desirable place to work for, making employees feel valuable and providing a competitive salary is only part of the equation.<p>Every year for the past ten years, Glassdoor announces the top places to work all across North America and parts of Europe. The most unique part of this award? You can …

Employee Engagement

Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done

From Musk to Branson to Cuban, the world's busiest CEOs have the same amount of time as you but still get more done. Here's how.<p>Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all …

Time Management

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

The Pullover, Reinvented<p>Pullovers Work Damn Near Everything<p>Pullovers are one of the most underrated exercises. Besides improving stability and …

The Founder of a Million-Dollar Startup Has This Advice For First-Time Entrepreneurs

"Build your business as if you were building a $100 million dollar company, not as a one person start up."<p>Most business owners can only dream of hitting the million-dollar sales mark. Then there are those who blow right past it, as if the elusive number was never even in their sights.<p>Allen Brouwer, …

milliondollar

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

8 Things That Happened When I Tried Intermittent Fasting | Valet.

Fasting Isn't Starving<p>I was only familiar with fasting in terms of religion—fasting for lent or during Ramadan. And honestly, the idea of willingly …

Holistic Medicine

Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

Venture capital is a hell of a drug, and it’s possible to overdose on VC, but for most founders that is a champagne problem. More often the question investors hear is “how do I get a VC to back my startup?” These founders aren’t worried about how overcapitalization will make their IPO prospects …

Startups

Need Launch Money? Here's How to Seed Your Disruptive Idea

Everything you need to know about getting seed money and what qualifies your startup.<p>Money might not actually make the world go 'round, but it certainly does help startups looking to break into their market with support from investors. Last year we didn't even talk much about seed money, but this …

Startups

Cameron Herold: How To Make Your Meetings Insanely Productive

If you’re a typical manager, your day is full of meetings, and most of them probably suck. They suck because they go too long, because other meetings get pushed back or because you don’t understand why you’re even present.<p>Cameron Herold, the founder of COO Alliance, who is known as “the Business …

Being Lazy Is the Key to Success, According to the Best-Selling Author of 'Moneyball'

People waste years trying not to waste hours, says author Michael Lewis.<p>Do you think of yourself as lazy? If so, do you think that's a good thing? It just might be the key to success. That's according to Michael Lewis, author of the bestsellers <i>Moneyball</i>, <i>The Big Short</i>, and many more.<p>Lewis was a …

Moneyball

How to Make Millions Selling One Simple Thing

Coffee is not all beans and brew. The secret to sales success came right from demand for a single cup.<p>Entrepreneurs are a special breed. The risk is tremendous, but the reward is whatever you can imagine... that is, if you can make it. A lot of businesses don't, and I think one of those reasons is …

Business Strategy

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You’re Not Crazy for Wanting to Be an Entrepreneur

It’s a crazy thing for most people, this whole “I want to start my own company” business. There’s no steady paycheck, no set framework for how to …