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Marcus Luttrell Talks About Never Quitting and Staying Committed

Check out this video with Marcus Luttrell talking about the importance of staying committed and never giving up. Let us know what you think in the …

Military

5 Leadership Mistakes Even the Best Bosses Make

They may be great and smart, but they're also human and will make mistakes.<p>If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll break it to you gently: He or she is human and will make mistakes.<p>The great ones rise up from their errors by A) acknowledging they …

Letter to My Younger Self

Dear 21-year-old Ryan,<p>I have a joke for you. Stop me if you’ve heard it before….<p><i>What’s the difference between Ryan Leaf and God?</i><p>(I’m just kidding. I …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

Three Undeniable Truths I've Learned On My Leadership Journey

Much has been written about what it takes to become a successful leader. There is no shortage of books, courses, and columns like this that purport to share the secrets of success.<p>If the concept of leadership has been so closely analyzed, scrutinized, and proselytized, why then are good leaders so …

Leadership

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

Doctor claims to have found cure for sepsis

Dr. Paul Marik administered intravenous vitamin C, mixed with a low dose of corticosteroids and thiamine

Medicine

Here are 250 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and …

Do you lead or follow?

Leadership is the art of persuasion — the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a greater good.<p>It has …

How to stay calm in stressful situations according to a bomb disposal expert

For almost half a decade of his life, Andy Torbet was a bomb disposal expert. But despite dealing with deadly weapons on a daily basis, he says he …

Beyond tactics: What makes a good officer

In a recent article we examined how a firefighter should prepare to become a company officer, or first-line supervisor. In that discussion, I focused …

Employment

Praise vs. Affirmation

Stephen Rollnick is a pioneer in motivational interviewing and in recent years has been applying his knowledge to sport. In this article, Stephen …

How to Retain Employees Through 'Servant' Leadership

No, "servant" leaders aren't slaves to their employers, or even pushovers. They just aren't authoritarians who boss employees around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The term “servant leadership” was coined nearly 50 years ago in an essay written by Robert K. Greenleaf; …

Employment

These Leadership Lessons From The SEAL Teams Are Universal For Any Industry

I’m a big believer in sharing lessons learned. Leadership lessons, lessons in teamwork, lessons in effective thinking are all “things” that are ultimately the dividing line between success and failure, life and death.<p>Last week I gave a speech on leadership lessons from complex environments, and …

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

Develop the heart of a servant but the confidence of the well-prepared.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An old friend called me yesterday. We hadn't spoken in a while, and when I asked him about his job, he said, “I can’t believe the idiots I have to put up with at the …

Self-improvement

How parents set their kids up for success

11. They have a higher socioeconomic status.<p>EagleBrookSchool<p>Tragically, one-fifth of American children grow up in poverty, a situation that severely limits their potential.<p>It's getting more extreme. According to Stanford University researcher Sean Reardon, the achievement gap between high- and …

The people power of transformations

A new survey suggests that for their transformations to succeed, organizations need employee buy-in at all levels, consistent communication, and …

Five Ways To Sell Your Big Idea

There are five important variables that determine how likely it is that your efforts to convince people to back your idea will succeed:<p><b>1. Who is the seller?</b><p>Some people at better at selling their ideas than others. Consider, for example, former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. In 1962, he challenged …

I’ve Helped Thousands Of People Get In Shape. Here’s the Fastest Way to See Results

Find your abs—and elite fitness—with this training plan<p>As a society, we’ve been conditioned to think that getting fit not only doesn’t take much time, but is also incredibly easy. You’re inundated with infomercials and fitness products that promise you results:<p><i>“Hate dieting? Lose weight fast and</i> …

40 Awesome Ways to Be an (Even) Better Leader

There is no better time than right now to question your current standards of leadership and set new, extraordinary ones for yourself.<p>You're a good leader. You run a good organization. You have a good product and a good brand. You have good customer service. Your sales are good. You have good people …

The 4-Week Lean Muscle Diet

eclipse_images / Getty<p>Make no mistake, it’s by no means coincidence that the first three letters of the word “diet” indicate just how miserable the …

Leadership: A View from the Bottom Up

There have been numerous books, articles, speeches and blogs written about leadership. The authors range from Generals, Fire Chiefs, and CEO’s to the …

Want to be a Revered Leader? Here's How the 25 Most Admired CEOs Win the Hearts of Their Employees

America's 25 most admired CEOs have earned the respect of their people. Here's how you can too.<p>Glassdoor recently released a listing of the highest ranked US CEOs based on employee feedback. And while every CEO in this group has their warts, this prestigious group has managed to be human while …

If Your Team Agrees on Everything, Working Together Is Pointless

Collaboration is crumpling under the weight of our expectations. What should be a messy back-and-forth process far too often falls victim to our desire to keep things harmonious and efficient. Collaboration’s promise of greater innovation and better risk mitigation can go unfulfilled because of …

5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day

Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and</i> …

Employment

The Food That Really Made America Fat

And It's Not Sugar<p>Fat Dogs and Fat Americans<p>Barney's got a problem. He looks like a Wookie from Star Wars, but that's not the problem I'm talking …

This Is Your Brain On War

In 2012, legendary BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner jumped from a helium balloon 24 miles above the Earth to set the record for highest ever free-fall. …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body

This down and dirty workout will target every major muscle group in your body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, owner at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This total-body workout will strengthen your core, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Plus, it will improve your hamstring and hip …

6 Keys To Giving Positive Feedback That Drives Better Results

A culture of recognition helps create a culture of continuous improvement<p>If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then create a culture of recognition. Everyone wants to come to work to do a good job, very few people are just doing it for the money, and if we can find ways to …