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If you’re serious about losing fat, 50% of your daily nutrients need to come from carbs

When you’re trying to lose body fat, cutting out whole food groups can be tempting.<p>It’s out with the carbs and fat, in with the lean protein and …

Nutrition

20 Subtle Signs You Give Off Negative Energy

While you shouldn't become too hung up on what others think, it never hurts to evaluate the kind of energy you might be giving off, and adjust your …

Self-help

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Meditation

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

Management

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Weight Loss

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

7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

12 Weeks to Weight Loss Exercise Program

If your goal is to start exercising and lose weight, this 12-Week Program gives you all the tools you need to start exercising. You'll get:<p>Cardio, …

Exercise

Why These 3 Resume Mistakes Make You Look Out-of-Date in 2018

Some resume formats make you look 'old school' and can get you knocked out of the running.<p>Studies show employers are literally getting thousands of online applications for their open positions today. Thanks to technology, it's never been easier to apply to a job. Unfortunately, that creates a …

15 Morning Habits to Boost Your Creativity All Day

No matter how much truth there may be to that old saying about the early bird getting the worm, we can’t all be morning people. There’s a rumor going around that early risers are more productive than the rest of us, but bed is just <i>so</i> comfortable… and that obnoxious alarm is just so, so terrible. We …

Creativity

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

6 Foods This Nutritionist Eats Every Day

I am a huge fan of variety and seasonal eating, primary because eating a wider array of foods exposes your body to a broader spectrum of …

Want to Finally Achieve Your Goals? Be Prepared to Face These 4 Uncomfortable Truths | Inc.com

Accomplishing your goals requires skills and strategy. However, accomplishing your goals also requires that you enter into the arena with the proper mindset equipped to endure.<p>With that said, equipping a proper mindset is where many fall short which is why their goals become unfulfilled. As I've …

Self-improvement

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been …

Time Management

Everything You Need to Know About Going Pescatarian

The word pescatarian is a clever mash up of two words: <i>pesce</i>, being the Italian word for fish, and –<i>tarian</i>, from <i>vegetarian</i>. The veg and vegan lifestyles have been going strong for years (and there are tons of veggie-based blogs to prove it). Today, many omnivores are cutting back on meat …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

3 steps to winning over anyone

For years I've helped both my entertainment and executive clients develop the ability to walk into any scenario, instantly light up with unshakable charismatic confidence, and guarantee one of these three winning results:<p><b>1. Getting your intended result.</b> They loved you and you won the job, got the …

7 Life Changes I'm Making in Order to Crush 2018

What are you doing to improve your life next year?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 2018 literally right around the corner, it's that time of the year when people start to map out goals and game plans. My goals are very clear for the upcoming year. I'm the co-founder …

6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people …

Time Management

These Are the 25 Highest-Paying Side Hustles

Want to work less than 10 hours a week? Here are the gigs that pay the best.<p>Tech start-ups like Uber and TaskRabbit seem to always get credit for …

Want to Be a Mentally Tough Leader? Develop These 6 Habits | Inc.com

Mentally strong individuals are also some of the best leaders. Not because of a specific style, but because the traits of a mentally strong individual are transferable across multiple spectrums of life.<p>When it comes to leadership, it can be executed through a multitude of models and styles.<p>With …

Employment