Nicolas Genest

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Hidden in the 4th Paragraph of Jack Ma's Resignation Letter Is a Life-Changing Lesson

Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is resigning as chairman today and letting others take over. In his resignation letter, he passed on astoundingly good leadership advice. And it's great for everyone else, as well.<p>I usually avoid the "one thing will change your life" type of …

Startups

This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle

How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?<p>Lots of people avoid cardio when they're trying to get fit—partly because they don't like it, and partly because they're worried it'll make their muscles shrink and kill their gains. But are they right? How much cardio should you …

Muscle

10 High-Fiber & Low-Carb Foods to Lose Weight, Based on Science

When finding a healthy eating plan that works for you, it's often a fine balance (eat more of this and less of that, and so forth). Up until a few years ago, I was personally able to eat most of what I wanted without gaining weight—but that meant I wasn't eating anywhere near as healthily as I …

Eat More to Lose Weight? Yes, It Can Be a Successful Strategy

Weight loss is simple, right? Eat less, exercise more, and voilà: The pounds melt away. Unfortunately it’s not always that easy. While a low 1200- to …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

Success is powered by the habits that most people don't even notice.<p>During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm …

Managing an Employee with a Bad Attitude? Just Focus on What This Person Does.

An employee who complains is tolerable if you set guidelines for what is acceptable behavior.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach leadership programs all over the country, and one of the most significant questions I get from leaders and managers in my programs is how …

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Breast Cancer

Was Steve Jobs Emotionally Intelligent? The Answer May Surprise You

Jobs was known to be as difficult as he was inspiring. But in his story lies a major lesson.<p>In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple, the company he co-founded, and proceeded to lead one of the most remarkable turnarounds in history. As CEO, he brought Apple back from the brink of bankruptcy, aiding …

How To Boss It Like: Alex Klein, CEO And Cofounder Of Kano

There are a handful of business leaders and industry figures who are changing the world.<p>We’ve previously met CEOs, founders and thought leaders from the likes of Uber, Tinder and IBM, finding out how these smart people get so much done in an impossibly short space of time.<p>In the past month, we’ve …

How to Find Clarity and Confidence When You're Not Sure What's Next for Your Business

Digital brand strategist Jason Van Orden gives counterintuitive advice and tools for getting unstuck<p>After 10 years in business, Jason Van Orden hit a plateau Despite having a hit podcast, a massive audience, and a successful online business, something wasn’t right. He’d built a life and business he …

Technology Has Reduced the Need for Critical Thinking. Here's How to Get It Back

Critical thinking is the only way that an entrepreneur can begin to understand how their company can solve a problem that no one recognizes.<p>One of the hardest things that I've learned as we've been building the curriculum for Radical University is this: people don't want to think. It's the hardest …

Go Big or Go Home: Why It's Important for Entrepreneurs to 'Bet the House'

You learn the most by diving right in.<p><i>By Lauren Elmore, president of Firmatek.</i><p>We're often told not to "bet the house" on anything. It's generally good advice. But the best business advice I've received is actually the opposite: Bet the house on it.<p>I grew up in an entrepreneurial family. I saw my …

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

Nutrition

The Protein Sources That Will Really Help With Your Weight Loss Goals

Protein isn't just for body builders and athletes and it isn't something you buy in the vending machine at your local gym. There are a number of …

This man ate Chipotle every day for 3 months while trying 'intermittent fasting' and lost 22 pounds — here's what he looks like now

A Chipotle-based diet helped one man lose 22 pounds in three months.<p>Tyler Marinelli posted on Reddit this week that, after starting a Chipotle-centric diet of intermittent fasting on New Years Day, he has lost more than 20 pounds and cut his body fat by 8% in three months.<p>"I dislike cooking and the …

Holistic Medicine

Let the truth set you free: Eating pasta won’t make you fat

If your love for pasta knows no limits, this is the pardon your favorite carb needed.<p>Pasta can actually help you lose weight, according to a new …

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

Workouts

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Newly discovered metabolic mechanism could be an off-switch for inflammation

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a new metabolic process involved in the immune system's inflammatory processes. The discovery …

4 Ways the Best Leaders Turn Their Employees Into All-Stars

We've all got a story to tell. But as a leader, it's your job to use your tale to improve your organization.<p>I have never met of half of my employees in-person. But as the leader of a completely virtual team, it has always been important for me to maintain a company that feels like a family. I want …

$13 billion Atlassian explains how the 'joy of missing out' led it to totally reinvent one of its core products

Back in September, $13 billion software giant Atlassian announced a risky move: It would stop focusing on its very popular HipChat workplace chat software, and largely replace it with a brand-new app called Stride.<p>The move came as HipChat faced more competition than ever before: $9 billion Silicon …

Why Inclusive Leadership Is The Secret To Overcoming Uncertainty

With all of the uncertainty in the workplace and marketplace, how do we solve for it? Is it a new strategic plan, more consultants, new leaders, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, cultural transformation . . . ? I have spoken to over 40 executives and organizations in the past quarter and all …

8 Traits of Toxic Leadership to Avoid

One of the biggest yet perhaps underrated factors in emotional health and well-being is our workplace environment. Given America’s cultural emphasis …

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Spirituality

What Investors Look For In A CEO

When investors write a check for an early-stage company, there needs to be a standout leader. But what are the key qualities?<p>Well, to get some answers, I recently talked to Adam Marcus, who is a managing partner at OpenView, which is a $700 million venture capital firm. No doubt, he has spent many …