Christian Plasencia

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Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills and Make Better Business Decisions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you make decisions every day that affect the success of your products, the loyalty of your employees, and the overall health of your business. To make the best decisions possible, you need to think critically and …

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How To Strengthen Your Professional and Personal Network

If you, like me, have based your network connections on industry, corporation and executive level, you have been missing a golden opportunity. I’ve realized this since speaking with Pamela Ryckman (pictured above), author of best-selling book, <i>The Stiletto Network</i>. She advises that networks should …

99 Sites That Every Professional Should Know About and Use

With an endless number of sites, tools, and resources out there, how do you know what’s worth your time? Well, we know just how busy you are, so we …

Here’s What You Do When Customers Start Abandoning Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>There are a number of reasons why customers may decide to abandon your product or service. But if you …

5 Things Great Sleepers Do Differently

Getting a good night's sleep is an important part of overall well-being. It can affect focus, mood, productivity, and mental and physical health. …

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4 Easy Practices to Strengthen Your Confidence

The keys to reaching your goals are in your grasp.<p>There's an easy test you can take that will tell you whether your venture will fail. It's very simple. All you have to do is ask yourself whether you believe you can do it. If there's any hesitation in your answer, any doubts at all, it's unlikely …

Who’s using what for internal social media?

Over the years I’ve highlighted various examples of how companies are using enterprise social networks, collaborative tools and social media for …

Can the perfect diet be decoded from your DNA?

There's no end to Bay Area startups floundering with their promises to revolutionize health. Theranos tried (and failed) to democratize blood testing, the Apple Watch vowed to get people exercising (despite evidence to the contrary), and a company called Habit wants to fix our diets.<p>Habit is …

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