Justin D. Lowry

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Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine the following scenario: you’re in a classroom taking a test -- one that’s quite easy. The professor then approaches you and offers you a choice: you can either take a “performance-enhancing drug" or a drug that inhibits your …

3 Time Management Tips That Will Improve Your Health and Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time management can be difficult. What is urgent in your life and what is important to your life are often very different things.<p>This is especially true with your health, where the important issues almost never seem urgent even though …

Put Yourself on the Road to Success With These 5 Principles

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Depending on whom you ask, success means different things. If you were to ask me, I'd say it means having a career that revolves around my real life. If you were to ask my cat, she'd say it involves finding a way to catch, immobilize and …

Turn Around Your Business in 5 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many businesses, there comes a time in the startup phase when cash is short, revenues are not growing fast enough and anxiety about the long-term sustainability of the business is growing. Your team is unsure of their own personal …

10 Tips on How to Be a Better Entrepreneur in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The start of a new year is a great time to put our work habits under a microscope, toss the ideas that haven't been working and put new action into play. Each year has its lessons, so it's always good to reflect on what you've learned and …

Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Everyone likes to praise creativity, the essential ingredient in innovation. But let's get real: Most of this praise is mere lip service. Actual creativity unsettles people and …

8 Strategies for Meeting and Connecting with VIPs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from</i> <i>John Corcoran</i><i>.</i><p><b>Imagine for a second that you’re in an elevator.</b> The doors have just opened and the CEO of your …

The Easy Way You Can Stop Procrastinating and Stick to Good Habits -- Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and is making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works …

Without This One Key Trait, Success May Never Happen

Many of you are kind enough to take the time to comment on what I write, and I appreciate it.<p>And I have noticed a common theme.<p>After you say that a particular post resonanted, many of you will add ”I thought of starting a business along those lines,” or “I thought of beginning something similar at …

12 Strategies for Promoting Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Want to Make a Successful YouTube Video? Read This.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the eve of Christmas Eve, otherwise known as the Obamacare enrollment deadline, it seems fitting to ask why those who support and defend the free markets seem so afraid to embrace the moral foundation of their arguments.<p>It has been a …

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Forget About Immediate Results and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are accustomed to setting goals. They tend to have goals for revenue; for number of customers, clients or users; for sales figures. But goals can be detrimental to …

Why Hating the Competition Will Get You Nowhere

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently participated in a panel discussion on entrepreneurism and was asked by someone in the audience how to handle competition when you're building a startup. My short answer? Embrace it.<p>Using real or perceived competition to help …

How to Make the Most of Your Brand's Social Media Content

Your followers are looking for content that is helpful or entertaining. Here's how to offer them something they can use, love and share with their friends.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott</i> …

Let Beyonce Be Your Guide and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By any definition, Beyoncé is a superstar entertainer, so it's hard to believe that she would release an album without any fanfare or advance warning. But that's exactly what …

5 Powerful Exercises To Increase Your Mental Strength

<i>The following guest post is by Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker in Lincoln, Maine. In addition to working as a psychotherapist, she is also an adjunct college psychology instructor and she serves as About.com’s Parenting Teens expert.</i><p>Psychology often discusses mental health — but what’s …

Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the 2013 calendar year coming to a close, entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to reflect on decisions made that drove positive results and the areas that need improvement heading into 2014.<p>When Major League Baseball’s Boston …

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a 'Million Dollar Agent'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a top real estate agent, I’ve had to learn a lot of the same skills that are essential in starting and running your own business. Here are some of my most important strategies:<p><b>Make connections.</b> Friends, friends-of-friends, …

How to Advertise Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Dealing With That Unhappy Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Things are not going well with my customer Fred. Here, let me let him explain:<p>“I am more than willing to pay for your services -- I just didn't get what I paid for.”<br>“If I was advised upfront of the charges I wouldn’t have agreed.”<br>“It …

30 Gifts For The Special Angler In Your Life

It may be true that Thanksgiving weekend means four days of fish action...at least it does for me. But somewhere between catching stripers and …

Diddling with a Remington 700

This past week I got a particularly interesting question written in English that I could actually understand, and so moved am I that I'm answering it …

Late-Season Deer Hunting Tip: Set Up a Ground Blind

<i>Photo by Mark Raycroft</i><p>Hunting the late season from a treestand usually means frozen feet, numb fingers, and a chill that reaches your bones after …