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The Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Have Only 20 Minutes to Exercise

When your schedule is jam-packed, the idea of when and how to fit in a workout often sparks an internal debate: <i>If there’s not enough time to fit it</i> …

Workouts

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Self-improvement

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

Books

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don’t …

10 Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now

With thousands to choose from, here are 10 top podcasts that give advice on startups, entrepreneurship, financial planning for a new generation, marketing trends, and more.<p>Podcasts are a hot trend right now, and that's because they're easy to listen to on a morning commute, during a workout or even …

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Writing

What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them?

More than 22 percent of Germany’s workforce is in the manufacturing sector. (Photo: Jens Meyer/Associate Press)<i>Our latest</i> Freakonomics Radio<i> episode</i> …

Tony Robbins starts every morning with an 'adrenal support cocktail,' a 'priming' meditation exercise, and a workout involving a 'torture machine'

Tony Robbins, the world's most famous life and business coach, is 57 years old and busier than ever.<p>He travels the world for about 60 events (which can last an hour or several days) each year, goes on media tours for his latest projects, monitors the 33 companies he's invested in and directly runs …

Tony Robbins

What Happens to Your Life When You Write Goals Down

You're reading What Happens to Your Life When You Write Goals Down, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10)

There are 100 days between October 10 and January 18. What if you decided to change something big during that time?<p>Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the …

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Product Management

Tony Robbins set goals for every decade of his life when he was in high school — here's exactly what they are

If you're like millions of people around the world, you were first introduced to Tony Robbins in the late 1980s or '90s through one of his ubiquitous infomercials for his books and audio lessons.<p>The thing is, the Tony Robbins of the early '90s is totally different from the one of 2017.<p>Sure, his …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

Self-improvement

Gary Vaynerchuk's 3 Keys to Increasing Your Winning Percentage

Find out how you can use the same strategies as this serial entrepreneur, operator and investor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you haven't heard of Gary Vaynerchuk by now, you're likely not listening. He's an entrepreneur inflamed with the same fiery competitive …

Entrepreneurship

This Superchallenging Bodyweight Workout Will Rock Every Muscle Group

While visiting New York City a few weeks ago, I knew I had to check out the ultrapopular (crazy hard) workout at DOGPOUND gym in TriBeCa. I got the …

3 Steps to Setting Goals You’ll Actually Stick To

Q: I have trouble setting goals and keeping them. I know goal-setting is important for high achievers, so do you have advice for how I can set better …

How to Get Rich: 8 Success Habits Wielded by Multimillionaires

Building wealth requires you ignore the negativity and focus on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've likely heard this before. The state and quality of your life is a direct reflection of the habits you employ daily. What defines us, at the end of the …

Self-improvement

5 Books That Will Make You A More Driven Person

Sometimes all you need is someone else's story to get you fired up.<p>I am a huge advocate for reading.<p>There are certain lessons you can only extract from a good book--especially one written by someone who has been in your same shoes, and is giving you all the nitty gritty details you want to know …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

A 4-Time Olympic Medalist Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in a Few Short Words

Here's how to succeed -- and how to make the journey toward success seem almost easy.<p>One thing we all share is a desire for success -- however we chose to define "success," of course. (Your definition of success is the only one that matters.) Success, or at least the pursuit of success, transforms …

How to Make Immediate Behavior Changes

Most self-improvement "strategies" and even psychological interventions seek incremental progress.<p>Most self-improvement "strategies" and even psychological interventions seek incremental progress.<p>"Be just a little bit better". . .<p>And although this approach, especially over a long period of time, …

Tim Ferriss Just Listed 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

I've read four of the five books Tim Ferriss recommends...and the fifth is now on my reading list.<p>Finding new ways to look at the same problems is what often sets great entrepreneurs apart; Tim Ferriss is a perfect example. But how do you develop the ability to see--and act on--what other people …

24 favorite books of executives, founders, and CEOs that everyone should read

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.

CEOs

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

Tony Robbins

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It

You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how …

Fans have always been furious over this 'Game of Thrones' plotline – and it's not hard to see why

The seventh season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" brought more bloodshed to the already-shrinking cast of characters when Euron Greyjoy attacked Yara and the Sand Snakes (Tyene, Nymeria, and Obara) in a gigantic sea battle.<p>The two biggest characters we saw get the axe — or whip and dagger, to be more …

Winds of Winter Release Date: George RR Martin's new book faces delay

<b>Winds of Winter Release Date: When does George R.R. Martin’s Winds of Winter book come out?</b><p><b>Looking for the latest news on The Winds Of Winter release</b> …

Ready To Move From The U.S.? Here Are Your 6 Best Options.

Our Top Six Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living<p>Searches for "How can I move to Canada?" spiked during the just-finished U.S. presidential election cycle.<p>Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: …

Dominican Republic

10 Genius Ways to Use Pastrami Rub

Pastrami isn't just the best thing you can shove between two pieces of bread—it's a flavor, a philosophy, and a rub that you need in your kitchen, stat.<p>You don't need to wait in line at Katz's to get your pastrami fix. If you make your own jar of the peppery rub that gives the meat its flavor, you …