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Why Mark Zuckerberg Recently Warned Entrepreneurs Against Chasing 'Eureka!' Moments

Just because you like an idea doesn't mean anyone else does.Follow these three steps to make sure your product will fly.<p>In his recent commencement speech at Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg warned entrepreneurs against chasing “Eureka!” moments -- advocating instead for sustained effort toward a single …

These 5 Styles of Leadership Don't Work. Do Any of Them Describe You?

Are you always reactive? Unreasonably optimistic? Controlling? Time to rethink and reboot your style as a leader.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneurial leader, you’re responsible for motivating your team, making important …

Entrepreneurship

The Power of Pancakes: Branding Starts With Tribes, Not Beta Tests

If you are building a brand, be sure to think about how you can piece together your tribe, then start today.<p>CEO of Coplex<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When most people think of "branding," they envision entrepreneurs conjuring up a fancy name, registering an …

Marketing

A Single Leak Can Ruin Your Business. Here's How to Protect Yourself.

Find the weak links in your business and strengthen your processes with these tips.<p>A single leak can sink even the greatest ship. The same is true of your business.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David explains how you can discover whether you have any leaks in your business …

Don't Ever Get Locked Out of the House Again

Eternal shame isn’t the only reason to bypass the locksmith. The Federal Trade Commission warns that some locksmiths lack professional training, and many states don’t require formal licensing<p>Slam! Click. Ohhh, crap. Now you need back in—fast. Sure, you could call a locksmith, if you have an hour to …

The Lung-Busting Cardio Drill That Won't Hurt Your Ankles, Hips, or Knees

Your feet never leave the floor, but your heart rate will be through the roof<p>Your feet don't have to leave to floor to get a good cardio workout. "Too many people skip cardio because they have joint problems," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Body Weight Cardio Burners</b> DVD. "But running, …

5 Morning Mistakes That Ruin the Rest of Your Day

How many of these flubs are you guilty of?<p>You haven't even made it to work yet, and you might have already set yourself up for a crappy day. How many of these common health mistakes did you make this morning? See where unintentional flubs throw you off, and the simple ways to fix them to get your …

5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

Easy tips for better muscles<p>Ask the average guy in the average gym how to build bigger muscles, and chances are he'll tell you to do exactly what he's doing: lots of sets and reps of lots of redundant exercises. Except . . . well, you notice it's not working particularly well for him. Worse, you …

3 Moves That Test Your Core Strength

Find out how strong your midsection is with this middle-blasting weekend challenge<p>Your core is made up of more than just your abs. The many muscles between your hips and shoulders stabilize your spine and allow your torso to rotate and bend. "If you want to be stronger in everything you do, you …

4 Ways to Kick Monday Morning's Ass

Hit the ground running with these simple energy-boosting tips<p>Mondays are the day when you should feel most alert and energized. After all, you just had two days of no work and all play and relaxation.<p>So why do you feel tired and sluggish come Monday morning? Blame a phenomenon called social jet …

The Stupidest Thing People Say about Diet and Exercise

You may have even said it yourself<p>When are people going to stop asking, “Which is better for weight loss: dieting or exercise?”<p>A new story from <i></i><i>US News & World Report</i> asked this very question, and points out that both diet and exercise are important, but “if you absolutely have to choose between the …

Fitness

8 Ways Rookie CEOs Can Succeed Faster

Veteran CEO; CEO, Black Box; Founder, Khorus<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to an article in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> citing research from Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.), about 76 percent of top CEOs departing for any reason last year were rookies, up from 58 …

Leadership

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Speaker, Marketing Strategist, Professor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs often have the mentality, "If you build it, they will come." And often they are disappointed. Just because you launch a company, you can't expect clients to be knocking down your door, …

Entrepreneurship

The Workout That Can Torch 3 Inches Off Your Belly!

Discover how you can blast body fat faster than ever<p>Don’t gear down your workouts this year: Step on the throttle instead. Crush every rep. Push yourself even harder. The results will be worth it. Our proof: These photos of Joshua Brady, an intellectual property attorney in Alexandria, Virginia.<p>In …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

7 Health Mistakes You Made in the Last Hour

They seem harmless, but could come back to bite you<p>The day is just beginning, but you’ve already put yourself in danger—and you don’t even realize it. Here are common health slip-ups people make every morning. How many have you committed?<p><b>1. You touched your face.</b><p>You just can’t keep your hands off …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

Never Miss Another Workout

Don't let your motivation fade. Here are five simple ways to adhere to your workout routine and get results you've always wanted<p>Nearly two out of three gym memberships go unused. Don’t let yours be one of them. Stick to your fitness plan with these five easy ways to boost motivation.<p><b>Change Your …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds …