Brian Carter

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Grilled pineapple is the secret to the best chicken kebabs

There are few things better than a ripe pineapple – they’re sweet, juicy, and just downright luscious. But grilling pineapple can add a whole new …

Cooking

Want to Build a Successful Business? Get Ready to Make These 5 Sacrifices

You want success? You're going to have to give up a few things to get there.<p>Whenever I hear aspiring entrepreneurs talk about how they can't wait to work for themselves so they can travel the world, take long vacations, and spend more free time with their friends, I remind them that all those …

Entrepreneurship

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, …

Business Strategy

How our colonial past altered the ecobalance of an entire planet

It brought riches to Britain and many other European nations; played a major role in enslaving more than 10 million Africans; and created the first global markets in cotton, tobacco and sugar. But now colonialism has been accused of having an even greater influence. It is claimed that it changed …

Ecology

How to Lose 15 Pounds in 30 Days

Losing 15 lbs. in 30 days is a tall order. Not only is it an impressive amount of weight to be able to shed over the course of such a short period, …

Fitness

$22 Billion in U.S. Marijuana Sales by 2022: The Top Stock to Buy to Ride the Wave

The U.S. marijuana market could skyrocket over the next five years. And this stock looks like a great way to profit.<p>22 by '22.<p>That could be the …

Cannabis

These Are the Best Places in the World To Live on the Beach for a Bargain

1 of 10<p>Zlatni Rat, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Dominical Beach, Costa Rica<p>3 of 10<p>Myrtos Beach, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Costa Rica

How Getting Angry Can Actually Be Your Key to Business Success

Here is how to reclaim your passion and energy to move beyond obstacles<p>As a business leader you may feel you must keep your feelings from affecting your decisions and try to display self-restraint when dealing with people. Dealing with vendors, employees and customers, there are many occasions …

Anger Management

8 Surprising Strategies for Unstoppable Focus

Beat distraction for good.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s microwave society—where more data is created in one year than the last 5,000 years—it’s a herculean task to stay focused. Getting distracted may seem innocuous, but the consequences are …

Mark Twain

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …

Real Estate

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

12 foods to eat when you're craving carbs but trying to lose weight

1/<p>Acorn Squash<p>Besides serving up a third of the day's fiber, a 1-cup serving of this highly nutritious, naturally sweet veggie contains 30 percent of …

Nutrition

Want to Attract Bigger Clients? Take a Look at How Luxury Brands Do it How to Use Branding to Target a Niche

Understanding your audience's needs is an essential aspect of branding and marketing efforts.<p>Branding is more than just graphic design and brainstorming slogans. It's about telling a unified story across all channels that will resonate with your intended audience. How you brand yourself, then, …

Marketing

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Productivity

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

This Easy Chicken and Rice Bake Is a Dinner Winner

Baked chicken and rice is one of the ultimate comfort foods, and this recipe is a one-pot wonder. With bone-in chicken thighs and long-grain rice …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Cooking

16 items people waste too much money on at the grocery store and should stop buying immediately

Grocery stores — whether your local store or a big-box chain — have tons of items in stock and many for a fair, reasonable price. But that doesn't mean it should be your one-stop shop for anything you need to buy.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average American spends more than …

Brain abnormalities found in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD, researchers say

In the first comprehensive imaging study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschoolers, researchers have found evidence that structural changes in the brain are already recognizable at the age of 4.<p>“One of our big questions was thinking about an early-onset disorder and linking it to …

Autism

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

The smart investments of the ‘kings’ of hip hop

<b>Jay-Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre have given us everything from club hits to hoodies to an award-winning biopic—and, along the way, some valuable career</b> …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

These stocks have the right ingredients for achieving retirement goals.<p>What comes to mind when you picture yourself in retirement? For most people, …

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …