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9 simple diet tips to help you eat healthier this year

January is synonymous with health resolutions, weight loss plans and healthier diets, but everything is forgotten by mid-month. Are these promises to …

Diets

Have a fear of Online Banking? Here’s what you need to know

The world of banking for customers was known mostly to be tedious, with long lines, restricted working hours, and even bad moods. With the …

5 crucial questions a financial planner asks clients before they even consider retirement

I recently read that many Americans spend more time researching their next car purchase than planning for retirement. At O'Brien Wealth Partners, we talk frequently with our clients about issues of "retirement readiness." Often these discussions focus on the more quantifiable aspects of retirement …

Retirement

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful.

<b>Somebody once told me the definition of hell:</b><p>'On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have become.' — …

What is a ‘death clean’ and why should you do it?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes …

If You're Spending Time on Any of These 6 Tasks, You're Killing Your Productivity

If you're not working on your high-value activities, you're likely wasting time. Here are six areas where many executives spend time but shouldn't.<p>Every founder, CEO, and executive I coach complains that they don't have enough time. And I get it. Time is the one resource we can never get more of: …

13 people reveal the one weight loss trick that actually worked for them

Small, healthy tweaks can make all the difference.<p>You could read endless nuggets of advice for how best to lose weight, but the only bits of information that are ever actually useful are those that have been tried and tested. In this thread, Redditors share the one weight loss trick that actually …

5 New Year's Resolutions That Will Actually Help You Lose Weight

Want to lose your gut for good? These are the smartest changes you can make<p>It’s that time of year—your chance to finally lose your gut for good, right? If you’re making resolutions this year, we have a feeling that losing weight is probably at the top of your list.<p>But before you swear off dessert …

5 surprisingly simple investing rules that real people say will help preserve your wealth for your entire life

The baby boomer generation is starting to approach retirement.<p>And with that, they are getting into the retirement mindset.<p>In a recent report, investment management firm Capital Group shared its "Wisdom of Experience" survey, which looked at the changing dynamics for boomer investors, aged 53 to 71, …

Retirement

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

7 Of The Best Savings Accounts With High Interest Rates

I’ve tracked rates on deposit accounts for more than 30 years. In 1982, my bank was paying me 16% on a 6-month CD! Savers were afraid to lock in longer term CDs for fear that rates would rise. Those days are long gone in more ways than one.<p>Today, It’s no secret that savings account rates are …

Personal Finance

5 Needs Every Employee Has But Doesn't Ask For

There are some basic needs of your employees that should always remain priorities<p>In the new age of work, we have seen a growing trend towards people-first leadership. Workplaces are learning that the true key to business growth and success is to focus on employee happiness, engagement, and …

Employment

The 9 Email Mistakes That Make People Ignore Your Messages

Billions of emails are sent every day, but that doesn’t mean we have any clue what we’re doing. Follow these steps to improve your messages.<p>Despite the rise of social media, instant messaging, and all manner of apps, reports of email’s death have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, according to …

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Around 11 p.m. one night, you realize there’s a key step your team needs to take on a current project. So, you dash off an email to the team members while you’re thinking about it.<p>No time like the present, right?<p>Wrong. As a productivity trainer specializing in attention management, I’ve seen over …

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5 Predictions Shaping The Future Of Customer Experience For 2016

2015 was a year of disruption. In 2015 the world’s largest taxi company owns no taxis (Uber), the largest accommodation provider owns no real estate (Airbnb), the most popular media owner creates no content (Facebook), the largest telecom operator owns no telecom infrastructure (Skype and WeChat), …

Second in Command: The Misunderstood Role of the Chief Operating Officer

When Larry Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle, and his chief operating officer, Ray Lane, parted ways in 2000, the event inspired the kind of breathless reporting usually reserved for celebrity divorces. Forbes.com reporter David Einstein wondered in print, “Did Lane quit or was he fired?” and …

Leadership

5 computer security secrets you need to know

You may have recently heard conflicting reports about ID fraud, and whether you should be concerned about it or not. You should. The threat of cyberattacks and ID theft is very real. Keep these two thoughts in mind: the White House and 12.7 million.<p>Remember, just this year, the White House revealed …

Cheap Printers for People Who Want B&W Text, And Nothing More

When you’re ready to print a report, résumé, or recipe, the last thing you need is an “out of ink” warning that sends you digging through your desk for an ink cartridge or, worse yet, racing to the store to buy one.<p>With many inkjet printers, you’ll encounter that message more often than you’d like, …

How to clean your smartphone, tablet, TV and computer

When was the last time you really looked at the glass covering your smartphone screen? If you do, you'll probably see a collection of oily fingerprints, dead skin or makeup from holding it up to your face, maybe some dust or flecks of spit from holding it near your face at lunch ... any number of …

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

The Changes One Trainer Made to Lose Weight After Years of Diet and Exercise

Dell Farrell finally found something that WORKED.<p><b>Before:</b> 152 pounds <b><br>After:</b> 119 pounds<p>When I left home for college, I went from a stick-thin schoolgirl to being <b></b>more than 20 pounds overweight. To try to get back to my high school size, I tried cleanses, becoming a vegan, eating more meat than you …

A Simple Tip That Will Enable You to 'Read' a Lot More Books

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We can all agree that reading is important. After all, they say the average CEO reads 60 books a year. I'm not sure that's healthy, as I'd rather read one book and actually implement it than 60 books and only gleen one or two tips. But …

Audiobooks

10 Behaviors of Real Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s usually a pecking order in the animal kingdom. There are queen bees, alpha gorillas, and male-female wolf pairs that dominate the pack. Humans are no different.<p>This may come as a shock, but organizational constructs like tribes, …

Tim Cook

10 Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

<i>Follow</i> <i>Entrepreneur on Facebook</i> <i>to join the discussion on hot topics.</i><p>If the sound of your morning alarm is worse to you than nails on a chalkboard, and if the thought of sunbeams through your window is cringe-inducing, this article’s for you.<p>Just because you’re not a morning person doesn’t mean you …

Jack Dorsey