Mel Debarge

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Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Diabetes

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Photography

Why You Should Spend 80 Percent of Your Time on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed some eye-opening stats about the immense amount of B2B traffic and sales leads it's generating online.<p>If you are marketing your business online and you're not active on LinkedIn, chances are you are missing 80% of your leads.<p>LinkedIn recently shared some eye-opening …

Marketing

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low …

Marketing

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch

Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list. …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Time Management

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Interior Design

Here’s how you use mobile phones to learn programming when you don’t have a desktop

It’s not easy for computer science students at most universities in Africa to practice and develop their programming skills. They have the ability to program, but access to desktop or laptop computers might be a problem. I experienced this first-hand while teaching programming at a Kenyan …

Mobile

Kick Start Your Productivity When All You Want To Do is Resist!

You don't need to struggle to act on what you want anymore, follow these 3 tips and kick start your productivity when all you want to do is …

The 3 Most Controversial Tips On Personal Productivity

When it comes to being productive and getting things done, there are many things you can do. Here are 3 most controversial tips that will open your …

How to Build Your Instagram Account from Scratch

We all know the importance of social media today. Whether you are a business or a brand there are a multitude of reasons for you to keep up with your …

3 Ways to Create More Content (and Views) from Your Blogs

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content Marketing is still one of the best ways to generate leads for B2B companies. Yet many entrepreneurs struggle with creating a successful content strategy.<p>In reality, you do not need to write hundreds of individual blogs. …

Infographics

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Even With Everything Else He Does, Obama Makes Time to Read Lots of Books

Thanks, Obama. You ran the country for eight years and you’ve also added to my ever-growing reading list. Sorry, but unlike the President of the …

Books

7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

Worthwhile technology gives you back your time and sanity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the day to get everything …

Last Minute Deal: Learn to Code 2017 Bundle, Pay What You Want

We have a great last minute deal on the Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today.<p>You decide how much you …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar …

Motivation

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

Retirement

27 Nonfiction Books By Women Everyone Should Read This Year

Memoirs, essay collections and other bits of nonfiction we're very excited about in 2017.<p>New year, new books. At least, that’s what we wrote back in December, when we were just starting to add titles to our 2017 reading lists.<p>Now that we’re nine days into the new year, our to-read list has only …

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

Personal Power Mastery

Hey team, Welcome to the new home of Doug's blog. Pretty soon we're going to move all of the content over from its current home over on …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

How to Retire a Millionaire

Congratulations, you've graduated from college! With degree in hand, you're ready to go out and face the world. You no doubt want to do well in life, …

Retirement

What Zen Buddhism Has To Say About Death and the Afterlife

Since the time humans evolved to have a thought, we have been searching for the truth about life and death. Many thousands of years ago, our …

This selfie drone can fit in your pocket

The Hobbico C-Me is a foldable drone that can follow you around like your a celebrity.<p>We've seen selfie drones before, but there aren't many that are about the size of smartphone. The Hobbico C-Me is $200 foldable micro drone that is capable of snapping photos and videos.<p>The drone can fly up to six …

27 Brilliant New Books You Need To Read This Winter

Recommended reading from January to March. UK release dates.

RX100 V With World’s Fastest AF Announced

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2016 - Sony - a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer - has today announced a new …

12 Apps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you need a little help to keep your resolutions this year, consider these apps.<p>Many of us make resolutions to improve our lives, but following through on those promises is notoriously difficult. Thankfully there are hundreds of apps that can help keep us on track. Here’s a rundown of some of the …

Apps