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Employment

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Chicken Pho

Instant Pot pho, anyone?Believe it or not, I found a Paleo-friendly, Whole30-compliant, and most importantly, <i>authentic</i> chicken pho recipe that you …

Instant Pot

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

7 Tips to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck When Buying Ads

How to optimize your Google AdWords strategy.<p>In order to succeed in the highly competitive AdWords pay-per-click (PPC) environment, you must find ways to lower your cost-per-click (CPC). The ability to lower your cost depends on a lot of variables, including the product or service you are …

Vegan Pesto You'll Want to Put on Everything

If basil is bursting from your garden and you've always wanted to make homemade pesto, but don't love that it can be high in calories (one-quarter-cup serving is 276 calories), here's a lower-cal recipe that delivers all that fresh, sweet basil flavor, but with fewer calories and no …

Recipes

The Simple 4-Step Method to Find Your Profitable Business Idea

If all your friends ask you for the same kind of help, there is likely a market for that skill.<p>Editor's note: this article is excerpted from Daniel DiPiazza's recently released book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start An Epic Business, Score The Life You Want.<p>If you’re reading this right …

A Stupidly Simple Method to Meet Millionaires and Influencers

LinkedIn is your opportunity to show the people you want to meet that you're worth their time.<p>I recently spoke in front of a group of 14 business owners. Afterward, I overheard one say to another, “I respect Sally Hogshead. I'd really like to meet her.” I chimed in, “Why don't you?” He responded, …

Twice as many children have thoughts about suicide and self-harm as 10 years ago, study says

“13 Reasons Why,” the wildly popular but controversial Netflix show about teen suicide, has touched off a debate among mental health professionals …

Exercise is fundamental to good health. So why do few Americans stick with it?

When my friends Katy and Nathan moved to Boston in 2014, they joined November Project, whose members gather for free early-morning workouts in cities around the country. It didn’t take long before they were hooked — on the workouts and the community.<p>Like an organized religion without the religion, …

Bikram Yoga

The 7 Financial Habits of the Most Successful Small Business Owners

The smartest money management tactics are well known and proven but few business owners apply all of them.<p>VP of Strategy with Freshbooks<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the first time ever, there is data to clearly illustrate seven financial habits of highly …

Small Business

No Time for Marketing? You Only Need 15 Minutes a Day.

Marketing is like exercising. The difference between doing nothing and just a little every day is cumulatively enormous.<p>Over just the last month I've connected with three entrepreneurs who told me they rarely did any marketing for themselves or their small business.<p>I was really surprised. One is a …

How to Market Your Business on Twitter Successfully

It may already be obvious that Twitter is an indispensable social platform for businesses. Of course, it has the ability to accommodate regular …

Small Business

The BEST Core Exercise

Okay, technically they are the <i>two</i> best core exercises, but the <b>Roll-out</b><p>and the <b>Stability Ball Pike/Knee-In</b><p>are, <i>in my opinion</i>, the <i>most complete core</i> …

More Proof – HIIT Better than Cardio

As a personal trainer with 25 yrs of experience AND as a certified fitness junkie, I love HIIT because…<p>it works really, really well to help my …

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

So you have the Big Idea. You have the passion. You have the business plan. You can see your future success. All you need now is money in the bank, right?<p>Probably nine out of 10 startups are where you are, in need of operating capital. There’s no question ample cash reserves make launching a new …

Facebook

In one of its biggest conferences so far, Facebook revealed this week a slew of services, products, and features tailored to almost all its users’ …

5 Weekend Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Penny Stock Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to work longer hours than anyone else, but they also know that they have to fuel that …

Time Management

Avocado Smoothie Recipe: What Makes Avocado Healthy?

Smoothies are an easy way to add valuable nutrition to your diet when you’re short on time. But even if you have all the time in the world, smoothies …

No Time to Exercise?

• Every January, approximately 3 billion people make a resolution to make exercise a daily part of their lives.<br>• Every February, approximately 2.99 …

Think Yourself Thin….The Complete Beck Diet for Life

A few days ago, I introduced you to my <b>Better than the “Best Life” Weight Loss Plan.</b><p>In that post, I told you why diets and workouts simply don’t work …

Stand Up Straight…your posture is making you look short and fat

Is Your Poor Posture Making You Look Short and Fat?<p><i>Two of the most common postural flaws I see are:</i><p><b>Postural Flaw #1 – Anterior Pelvic Tilt</b><p>Which leads …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

The Most Popular Personal Finance Books

Here’s your list of the Most Popular Personal Finance Books available today. These great books can help you take back control of your money.<p>In last …

Personal Finance

How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job

Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before last year 25-year-old entrepreneur Nick Walter of Provo, Utah, had never heard of the Udemy online-course platform until a friend introduced him to it. An iOS developer, he quickly figured out how to …

Entrepreneurship

The complete guide to networking for introverts

Most people find networking to be a somewhat uncomfortable endeavor. But the task of meeting and greeting strangers en masse—and ultimately asking them for business—can be far more painful for introverts, according to research. Extroverts, who tend to excel at building contacts outside their …

Personality

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

<b>Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic, but it is not easy to treat. Now a scheme proven to help children shed pounds by asking them and their families to make numerous lifestyle changes has been adopted across Denmark.</b><p>A Danish paediatrician claims his pilot project has made a significant …

50 Top Productivity Apps for iPhone

<b>OmniFocus:</b> This app is, while pricey, considered to be one of the (if not the) most robust and full-featured productivity apps on the market.<p><b>Things:</b> …

Apps

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint at heart. Founders must forge their own path, gather resources and take on huge financial risks – all in the hopes of avoiding the fate that 80 to 90 percent of startups suffer: failure.<p>So to be successful, entrepreneurs really have beaten the odds – especially …

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

You'd never know it, but Simon Sinek is naturally shy and doesn't like speaking to crowds. At parties, he says he hides alone in the corner or doesn't even show up in the first place. He prefers the latter. Yet,with some 22 million video views under his belt, the optimistic ethnographer also …