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I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

19 Movies Where the Actors Have Actual Sex

😳 😳 😳<p>Fact one: People have sex. Fact two: Because sex is a natural human experience, some movie directors opt to include it in their films—unsimulated—for a heightened sense of realism, which means you're looking at real actors having real intercourse. Here are 15 movies that broke taboos for …

Film Festivals

Three hacks to help your brain learn stuff faster

Getting to know your basal ganglia can help you waste less time cramming (and forgetting what you’ve learned later on).<p>Trying to learn some new skills and improve your current ones? Join the club. Unfortunately, many of us find the learning process slow, tedious, and painful. But the good news is …

The Brain

Simple Progressions to Improve Your Pistol Squats for CrossFit

Pistol squats are often a lot trickier than they seem for a lot of people. Even many top pros have had to spend long hours developing the necessary …

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

22 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read this summer

Everyone needs a good beach read.<p>We asked Wall Streeters for the books they are having trouble putting down as the weather warms up.<p>Along with titles about finance and successful figures, we also received recommendations for thrillers, novels, and historic non-fiction that make the list of perfect …

Books

Avoid These 10 Student Loan Forgiveness Mistakes

It’s no secret that student loan forgiveness is a hot topic.<p>When it comes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness, in particular, the requirements can be tricky.<p>That’s why it’s critical to ensure you know the details and are not headed down the wrong path.<p>Here are the 10 most common public service loan …

"I tried 11 sex apps to fire up my marriage"

From erotica to Truth or Dare, there is definitely an app for that.<p><b>I've been with my husband for almost five years, and while I still get butterflies when I see his name pop up on my phone, let’s be really honest: Long-term sex doesn’t elicit that same instantaneous, gotta-have-'em-right-now</b> …

Tip: The 36,000 Reps Challenge

Start doing 100 easy-ish reps per day of these movements and you'll look better, feel better, and perform better.<p>I'm almost embarrassed to call this …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks To Have In The Morning For A Flat Stomach

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

10 Tips for Writing Emails That Will Get You Tangible Results

If you follow this 10-step process, you'll avoid the email mistakes that other marketers are making.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Susan Gunelius</i><i>’ book</i> Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Marketing

11 genius (and easy!) ways wellness pros supercharge their water

Staying hydrated plays a major role in your overall health—especially during summer, when sultry weather leaves us all a little thirstier—and nothing …

The 23 Best Cycling Apps

Although using a smartphone while actually cycling is generally frowned upon (unless you have a snazzy handlebar mount) there are few groups better …

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

The Lean Startup Is A Total Sham (And Other Reasons You Should Follow Its Recipe For Success)

Publishing a book that turns into a bestseller is a life-changing event. In the back of the minds of all of us who sell our ideas for a living is a persistent hope that one day we’ll get there.<p>But while there’s a lot that goes into turning a book into a bestseller, there’s one tactic that …

Lean Startups

The 15-minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeys <b></b>if we want to grow as …

Anticipatory Customer Service: How Purpose-Driven Leadership Can Foster The Highest Level of Service

The standard level of customer service at most modern companies is r<i>eactive.</i> Reactive service isn’t the worst thing in the world (it’s a lot better than <i>negative</i> service), but it’s not an effective way to create loyal customers. Reactive customer service leaves your business in that dangerous …

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

Long-Term Success Depends on Learning These 6 Lessons Early in Your Career

From doing what you love to seeking out mentors to continuous learning, the path to success has left many clues for you to follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career when I was 18 years old. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. So, I went out and tried …

A Guide to Men’s Dress Codes for All Occasions

Although dress codes are designed to provide guidance on what to wear, they can often make choosing an outfit more complex. With all their […]

Clothing

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …