Jake Kocherhans

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5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Smoking Hot Again

It’s a simple fact of life: When you’ve been with someone for a while, you probably don’t feel like jumping their bones every second of the day like you did when you first got together.<p>We know it happens, but what’s up with that? “Familiarity is the enemy of eroticism,” explains licensed marriage …

Relationships

3 habits you must ditch in order to succeed

Your success or failure to create and scale a business will come down to the kind of habits you incorporate into your daily life.<p>Follow the habits of highly successful entrepreneurs, and there's a good chance you will become one too. Strong personal habits that might positively impact a business …

Die Hard

An entrepreneur whose business earns $50,000 a month shares the morning routine that makes him happier and more productive

In order to wake up early, you have to set the stage for success by purposefully designing a bedtime ritual for yourself.<p>In my case, this involves a few things every single night:<p>These 3 things alone make sleep WAY easier for you to slip into and maintain for the whole night, allowing you to wake …

Time Management

You Have 9 Months Left in 2016. Here's How to Achieve Success This Year

Your calendar can be a powerful tool to help you reach new heights.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

9 Ways the Most Successful People Spend Their Free Time

Using downtime to recharge helps keep you mentally focused on your most important work.<p>For me, running a business is a lot of action and a lot of...waiting. I submitted my bid and now I'm waiting to hear if I won the work. I left a voicemail and now I'm waiting to hear when the new client wants to …

The Ultimate No Gym Workout

A big part of the training in our 10 week Amateur To Athlete experiment have been bodyweight exercises, from classic press-ups and their many …

How Employee Stock Options Work In Startup Companies

Stock Option Plans are an extremely popular method of attracting, motivating, and retaining employees, especially when the company is unable to pay high salaries. A Stock Option Plan gives the company the flexibility to award stock options to employees, officers, directors, advisors, and …

Employment

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

How 'Textual Chemistry' Is Changing Dating

My friend and I had just seen a play and, like everyone else in the theater, I took out my phone as the curtain came down. Waiting for me were five …

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Like These People: More Fiber, More Fat

“We wanted to ask the question: What are successful users doing that the rest of us aren’t?” Under Armour’s Rebecca Silliman told Co.Exist. “What can …

Nutrition

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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The Stress-Free Guide to Making Healthy Eating Choices

Eating should be a joyful ritual, not a panic-attack-inducing nightmare.<p>Recently, as I scavenged my fridge for a healthy bite, I spotted some deli meat. Not just any deli meat — hormone-, antibiotic-, nitrate-, gluten-free chicken breast. Munching on my holier-than-thou snack, I noticed a note on …

The 11 smartest things to do with your money in your 20s

Entering the "real world" in your 20s is thrilling, but far from simple.<p>On top of navigating the job-search process and learning the ins and outs of renting an apartment, you have to figure out what to do with your first paychecks.<p>To help, we've rounded up the smartest things 20-somethings who are …

Personal Finance

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

Study: What Separates Successful Entrepreneurs From Those Who Fail

Many people starting a brand new business wonder if they’ve got the right stuff to succeed. Recent research by Xero, a provider of cloud-based accounting software used widely by the self-employed, suggests that the habits, practices and experiences that pave the way to entrepreneurial staying power …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

How to Immediately Connect With Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your …

Self-improvement

7 toxic money habits you need to quit

Bad money habits can be exceptionally hard to break, whether they’re ingrained from your upbringing or stem from a lack of knowledge about personal …

Personal Finance

10 tips to build self esteem instantly

Simple actions practiced daily can change the way you feel about yourself and the world. Top up your self esteem levels instantly.

7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my years as an entrepreneur, author and business advisor, I have seen others fail and had countless failures of my own. I have stayed up endless late nights working on a new project, only to rip it apart and start all over again. I’ve …

Motivation

5 foods that are scientifically proven to make you happy

Diving into a big jar of Nutella for instant comfort may seem like just the right thing to do when you’re feeling down and out. But you may want to …