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10 Ways a Business Mentor Creates Explosive Results

A mentor who's genuinely on your side will steer you in the right direction to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's hard to truly grow in business without a mentor. Business mentors provide a sounding board, helping to amplify your results. They help to guide …

Entrepreneurship

Everyone should read John Kelly's speech about 2 Marines in the path of a truck bomb

Just minutes later, the pair of Marines guarding a gate in Ramadi, Iraq, were staring down a large blue truck packed with 2,000 pounds of explosives. They could have sought cover, like an Iraqi policeman on the scene who ran away and lived.<p>Instead, Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan Yale …

Military

Laird Hamilton - 10 Tips For Living Forever - Awake & Alive

Laird Hamilton – 10 Tips For Living Forever<p>Written by Michael DiCroce on March 11, 2017. Posted in LIFESTYLE<p>Laird Hamilton is the greatest big wave …

24 Ways to Improve Your Lead-Generation Efforts so you can Make More Money

Focus on lifetime value (LTV). While the idea of reducing the number of leads you generate can be scary, fewer and better-qualified leads will convert better and have a greater LTV.<p>Identify the characteristics of your highest- and lowest-value customers. Don’t make the common mistake of chasing …

HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers (with bonus article "How Managers Become Leaders" by Michael D. Watkins)

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>February 28, 2017</b><p>Develop the mindset and presence to successfully manage others for the first time. If you read nothing else on becoming a new manager, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most …

Management

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much …

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

• Calories 130.65<br>• Fat 7.14g<br>• Sat fat 1.01g<br>• Protein 3.38g<br>• Carbohydrate 15.98g<br>• Fiber 4.72g<br>• Sugar 7.29g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Iron 1.41mg<br>• Sodium 296.87mg<br>• Calcium …

Food

5 Surprising Jobs to Boost Your Entrepreneurial IQ

Whether you are looking to start a freelance side hustle or go all-in on a new startup idea, having the right skills is vital to success.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>There is no magic class that can teach you everything you need to know to be an entrepreneur, and the only true way to test …

Entrepreneurship

What if there was a single question that could tell you NOT to hire someone?

I’m fascinated by this thought.<p>Is there a specific question that can help you understand who <b>not</b> to hire if you are focused on building the highest …

Branding: The Secret Sauce for Driving Demand and Controlling Price

In my last post, I talked about <i>Corporate Image</i> and how it forms the foundation of your brand. In this one, I add <i>Positioning,</i> which drives demand for each of your products and gives you control over the price you can charge. Because it gives you control over <i>Price,</i> it also gives you greater control …

Artificial Sweeteners

Love Is Really Simple. Why Insist On Making It Complicated

Start A Fire

Start A Fire

11 Reasons Business Cards Can Be Considered One of Your Most Important Marketing Tools

When we think of business networking, we think of mixers with well-tailored suits, lots of hand-shaking, and repeatedly introducing who we are, our …

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

The Dumbest Thing Entrepreneurs Do When Hiring

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

Manshausen Island Resort

Yearning for an island sanctuary packed with adventure? Then Manshausen is your kind of haven. Situated in the Steigen Archipelago off the coast of …

Books

The Questions Good Coaches Ask

In the <i>HBR Guide to Coaching Employees</i>, executive coach Ed Batista defines coaching as a style of management characterized by asking questions. With those questions you can move away from command-and-control leadership to a dynamic in which your direct report grows through self-reflection.<p>Asking the</i> …

5 Ways to Make Your Customer the Hero in Your Marketing Material

When you come to a StoryBrand Live Workshop, here’s a major paradigm shift you’ll discover:<p>The customer is the hero of our brand’s story, not us.<p>When …

Shrimp with Kimchi Mayo

Here we have the rare Primal recipe that tells you to forgo homemade and instead use three store-bought condiments: Korean gochujang, kimchi, and …

Seafood

Eating Less Could Extend Healthy Life

Bad news for companies selling brain-boosting, anti-aging products: the recipe for living a long life and keeping a sharp mind might be as simple as …

University of Washington

Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail - How to Make a Mexican-Style Seafood Cocktail

Where Are They Now? Journal-Area Football Alums

Become a Better Conversationalist by Ditching the Details

Good conversation has a natural back and forth like a game of tennis. That pleasant flow comes to a grinding halt, however, when you stop to try and …

The Mysterious Art of Mixing a Manhattan

In this era of lavishly composed cocktails, the simplicity of the Manhattan truly stands out—as does its colorful history.<p>Like DJs locked in battle …

Skirt Steak with Shallot Pan Sauce

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 12–14-oz. skirt steak, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 small …

Seafood

Top Five Supplements Everyone Should Take | Poliquin Article

Chances are, if you are interested in optimizing body composition and living a healthy life, you are open to supplementation. Even if you eat a …

4 Cardio Workouts That Don't Suck

In the fitness world, cardio tends to be a highly debated topic. Some people claim you should never do cardio, especially if you're trying to build …

Exercise

10 Tips for Making Mobility Work with Your Schedule

I receive the following inquiry via email the other day, and thought it might make for a good Q&A post:<b>I've come to the unfortunate realization that</b> …

Biomechanics