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The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Seven quick tips for starting your company off strong

After having started seven businesses over the last 10 years and as an enterprise ambassador for The Prince's Trust, I have been fortunate to view startup businesses and entrepreneurs in a variety of contexts. Below are seven lessons about starting up I have learned along the way.<p><b>1. Don't start out</b> …

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

9 Potent Bodybuilding Foods You Should Be Eating

When creating your workout routine, there are some exercises you consider staples that you make a priority to include whether you’re trying to add …

Nutrition

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

We are all born with little tiny seeds of inspiration inside of us. It's our soul's greatest purpose to nurture these seeds and allow them to blossom, fully sharing their beauty with the world during this lifetime. It's why we all have unique talents, likes, interests, and passion.<p>However, as we …

Motivation

5 Reasons Why Being Unrealistic Is a Good Strategy

Business is about numbers, statistics and hard facts, and entrepreneurs must have a strong grip on reality to do well. But departing from reality can ironically lead to greatness.<p>Here are five reasons to leave reality, think outside the box, and be unrealistic:<p>1. The only constant in life is change.<p>…

3 Ways To Start Your Business Without Going Into Debt

Starting a business can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to put you into massive debt or require you to take on investors (which is really just another word for debt!). Yes, there may be venture capital available, but I’m a firm believer in bootstrapping if at all possible.<p>Why? For one thing, I …

Entrepreneurship

How Big Companies Can Accelerate Innovation

"In a startup, no business plan survives first contact with customers." - Steve Blank<p>It's becoming clear that lean startup practices are not just for young tech ventures anymore. Almost every large company understands that it needs to deal with ever-increasing external threats by continually …

7 Things No One Told Me About Being an Entrepreneur

Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to take charge of their financial future and enjoy the freedom entrepreneurship can provide. While the allure of …

Entrepreneurship

5 Startup Tips No One Bothered To Share With You–Until Now

If you could get advice from a time-traveling entrepreneur from the future, this is what he might say.<p>Starting a business is one of the most exciting career choices you can make. There’s nothing quite like watching something you’ve built from the ground-up grow into a successful organization that …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

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Hacking

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

How to Solve a Problem In 3 Steps -- Define It, Redefine It, Repeat

Data Scientist, Co-Founder of Datascope<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses often follow a define-plan-execute method of problem solving: spend time up front rigorously defining a problem, develop a solution plan, and execute.<p>This sounds simple enough, but …

Design Thinking

Lessons from a 17-year-old investor (who has doubled his money in 14 months)

Brandon Fleisher is part of a new wave of teenagers braving the stock market. Aged 17, he has made £24,000 so far<p>Most 17-year-old schoolboys settle down to their homework when they come home. But Brandon Fleisher prefers to manage his investment portfolio.<p>Brandon, who lives in Toronto, Canada, said …

Investing

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

Meditation

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, time is especially precious. Every wasted minute is a lost opportunity for networking, growing the business, and of course making money.<p>There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How …

Entrepreneurship

8 Things You Should Never, Ever Include in a Pitch Deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling blocks you should be aware of.<p>We asked eight YEC what you should never, ever include on those slides (no matter how tempting).

7 Questions That Entrepreneurs Must Be Prepared to Answer

Pitching investors, here are a few questions that you need to know before going in for the pitch!<p>Unless you're fortunate enough to be able to fund a startup on your own, you are going to have to seek investors to help get your business up and running. The problem is if you fail at your pitch, you …

Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson on the 3 questions you need to ask yourself before launching a startup

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Richard Branson, …

The Startup Revolution Is About To Surge Again

in a new book, Coca-Cola’s VP of innovation discovers what’s needed for the next wave of entrepreneurial growth.<p>I grew up surfing. Even if the closest you’ve ever come to surfing is watching <i>The Endless Summer</i> or <i>Blue Crush</i> with a bag of popcorn, you probably understand that surfing is all about …

Entrepreneurship

3 Secrets From a Chess Master Who Built One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

Business is no game, but these chess lessons can help you stay ahead of the competition.<p>Before founding one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., Josh Manion was an international chess master and ranked among the top 80 players in the U.S.<p>Josh Manion<p>Manion attributes much of the success …

Business Strategy

Top 20 Coworking Spaces for Entrepreneurs

Working remotely doesn’t have to mean being cooped up in your house or apartment. Now there are spaces where remote workers and tech startups can get …

How One Startup Is Using The Cloud To Supercharge Growth

The cloud has quickly emerged as one of the best tools to meet this challenge. Many successful startups have embraced the benefits of cloud early on in their business journey, which makes it easier for them to set up operations, scale to new workloads as demand increases, and access new application …

B2B