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We All KNOW This. The Best of the Best DO it…Relentlessly.

Two salespeople compete with each other selling similar products. Each one has been invited to make a presentation to the decision maker. Both …

6 Things I Did to Build One of the Country's Fastest-Growing Companies

Savvy businesses use these methods to stay on top of their finances.<p>It's practically impossible to get a business loan as a 14-year-old entrepreneur operating out of your bedroom. I learned this the hard way in 2004. I was working on my first business. It was a great idea, very technical, very …

Business Strategy

7 Powerful Ways to Turn Every Failure Into Success

How much you learn when you fail determines how far you go in creating success.<p>Failure is part of life, and most certainly part of business. We don't often acknowledge it, but failure is also a fundamental element of our success.<p>Our instinct is to be ashamed of failure, maybe because we don't like …

personaldevelopment

15 Healthier Fast-Food Meals Under 500 Calories

If you are working on your fitness and nutrition, it can be a challenge to eat healthy when dining out at a fast-food restaurant. To help, we’ve …

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8 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Working Out

If you’re getting ready to kick-start your journey into fitness—whether it’s starting a strength training workout for the first time, finally lacing …

Exercise

How Peter Voogd Went From Zero To A Six-Figure Income In 6 Months

At age 18, he told himself that he’d never work a normal job again. Now Peter Voogd is a millionaire media entrepreneur and best-selling book author. But generating wealth wasn’t always glamorous for Voogd.<p>“I didn’t even have money to go to the drive-thru,” Voogd recalls. His frustration with …

Entrepreneurship

24 Shortcuts Only Top Salespeople Know

Everything you need to know about selling in 24 easy-to-remember lists.<p>You could study the art of selling for several lifetimes and there would still be more to learn. Even so, the basics of selling are mostly common sense. The following shortcuts can help you get started and hone your basic skills.<p>…

sales

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

11 Traits of Extremely Effective Salespeople

No business succeeds without great sales. Here's how great salespeople make it happen.<p>No business can survive without sales. As much as the tech industry would like to replace salespeople with algorithms, most companies still require the human touch to prospect, cultivate, and ultimately close the …

Selling

Do you have any tips on developing cold-calling skills?

<b>Sales mentor Pat Cavanaugh reponds to the following question from an Inc.com user:</b><i><br>My company gets most of its clients through word of mouth, social meetings, and cold calls. Currently I send a brochure to a prospective client, then call with a spiel about making sure they got it and asking if they</i> …

Cold Calling

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Muscle Foods for Men

Men's Health cover model Gregg Avedon shows you what he eats every day<p>When I began training and competing in bodybuilding contests, I realized that my diet was my best edge on the competition. Over the years, I've learned which foods accelerate or slow my gains. I think the right nutritional …

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

6 CRM Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Clients

With the right technology, even the smallest startup can efficiently manage multiple clients.<p>Managing a business can be challenging, with entrepreneurs often required to operate with limited staff in the early days. Technology can help, but there are so many tech tools available that business …

Small Business

4 Ways to Stay Consistent With Your Workouts

Have you just gotten back onto the workout wagon after some time off? Are you hoping that this time is <i>the</i> time that you actually stick with it? For …

Fitness

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Time Management

Easing Into Entrepreneurship: Starting Something on the Side

It's a way to see if entrepreneurship is right for you.<p><i>This is for all the</i> Inc. <b></b><i>readers who are employed by someone else and have at least toyed with the idea of starting a business of their own.</i><p>I can write until the cows come home that becoming an entrepreneur is less scary than you think, if you …

Entrepreneurship

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By

Up and at ‘em! Morning people are successful people. Just ask any CEO, politician, professional athlete or inventor out there – they all start their day at the crack of dawn, gaining a leg up on the competition. Create a routine and stick with it. Studies prove that willpower is the strongest in …

Learn Warren Buffett's '2 List' Strategy and Master Your Priorities

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful.<p>Given his success, it stands to …

Self-improvement

How To Get Ripped & Cut: Diet & Workout Guide

While I spend most of my time educating people about sustainable approaches to getting a lean, strong, healthy physique., I do have an interest in …

Bryan College student hits $10,000 in Tuition Money

Nailing the Next Five Years

Three deceptively simple questions will change the way you think about your company's future.<p>A few weeks ago, I was having breakfast with another Chicago-based CEO. We were talking shop. I was seeking advice on how to handle company growth beyond 40 people. (She runs a much larger company than …