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The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

Americans eat way too much sugar — here’s where it comes from

The new federal dietary guidelines that came out last week put a number on how much sugar we’re supposed to consume, and it’s even less than you …

Obsessive-compulsive disorder nearly ruined her life

It didn’t matter what we officially called it, my psychiatrist said as he looked up from his notepad. What I had was “worry in search of a mission.”<p>Within 40 minutes of speaking with me, he’d learned enough to accurately describe the private struggle that had defined my life. Technically, there …

5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

The author of The Anxiety Toolkit explains how we get caught in negative, fear-based ideas -- and how to break free.<p>Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and …

Weighted Blanket for Anxiety and Insomnia: How to Make It Work

Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia or other disturbances continue …

Discover the Furious Fat-Loss Workout We Call ‘The Metaconda’

Squeeze out every last ounce of extra body fat with this metabolic conditioning routine<p>As a trainer, I take great pride in my creative workout names and themes. Not only do the names make training more fun, but they also set the tone and reveal the expectations.<p>One of my favorite workouts is called …

Exercise

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

10 Ways To Simplify Your Local Marketing Strategy In 2016

Looking back at lessons learned last year and expected trends for this year, columnist Wesley Young cuts through the clutter and suggests ways to …

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

Nutrition

A former Googler reveals a 6-second exercise that anyone can use before a stressful situation

Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "<b>mindful breath</b>."<p>Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in October 2015, he taught a hugely popular mindfulness meditation course called "Search Inside …

11 tough truths about leadership that no one talks about

Ever wondered how the greatest leaders are able to handle being at the top so effortlessly?<p>The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public …

The way you pay for your iPhone is about to dramatically change

On Wednesday, AT&T became the last major carrier to announce it's ending two-year contracts and will instead shift to monthly plans, just like Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have chosen to do in recent years. (Don't worry. If you already have a two-year contract and want to keep it, you can.)<p>This is …

8 Simple iPhone Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

The best tricks of 2015.<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, this year's best iPhone hacks can solve all of your smartphone-related problems. Try these shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts, and more.

3 Bad Habits That Keep Success Out of Reach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have different definitions of success, and we each have at least one person we admire who personifies our definition of success.<p>Maybe it’s the fellow who sold $5 million in real estate in the past six months, or perhaps it’s the …

A Holiday Gift: 5 Sources Of Great Marketing Motivation

Columnist Scott Rayden highlights the the people, books and videos that have inspired him in his marketing career in the hopes that they can …

Marketing

How our bodies react to holiday food excess

If you're otherwise healthy, is it OK to over-indulge at the dinner table at this time of year? Here's the truth.<p>“Comfort food” is in greater demand at certain times of year more than others, be it due to short days and worsening weather, or simply the gastronomic indulgence of seasonal parties.<p>If …

20 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Lead A Joyful Life

To be joyful is to be happy, jubilant and elated. Who doesn’t want more of that in their life! Here are 20 small things you can adopt into your …

3 Content Marketing Assets Every Salesperson Should Keep in Their Back Pocket for 2016

Technology research firm, Gartner, Inc. defines content marketing as the process and practice of creating, curating and cultivating text, video, images, graphics, e-books, white papers and other content assets that are distributed through content management systems, media platforms, and the social …

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

Work Hard, Work Smart<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and …

Meet Tor Myhren, The Newest Marketing Mind At Apple

Grey Advertising’s Global Chief Creative Officer is taking his ad talents to Cupertino.<p>The man behind the E-trade baby and super creepy Rob Lowe, among many other recognizable campaigns over the last decade is leaving the ad agency world for the comforts of Cupertino. Tor Myhren, Grey Advertising’s …

8 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Content Marketing Strategy

• <b>Purpose of the Content.</b><br>You content should be serving a purpose. It should be informational and a solution to the problems faced by your reader. …

4 easy ways to attract recruiters to your LinkedIn profile

• LinkedIn has 396 million members, according to Statista.com, a data and statistics portal.<p>• It lists approximately 3 million jobs, according to LinkedIn's 2014 earnings report.<p>• Among recruiters, 87% use LinkedIn, according to a 2015 survey from Jobvite, a recruiting platform.<p>• The average …

Predictions: 16 digital marketing trends for 2016

<b>9. Digital transformation moves to the c-suite</b><p>This year, marketers have been keen to make better use of the marketing technology tools available to …

The Best Bodyweight Workout for Runners

Listen up, runners! You probably know you should do more than endless laps and intervals to stay at the top of your game and prevent injury. But how …

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

Exercise

The Best Weight Loss Program of 2015 You Must Try Right Now.

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<br>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

How to Prevent Morning Breath

Medically called <i>halitosis</i>, bad breath can be caused by poor dental hygiene, poor sleeping habits, and eating certain foods. It can also be caused by …