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This Trainer's 4-Move Upper-Body Workout Will Have You Feeling So Powerful

Venturing over to the free-weight section of the gym can be beyond intimidating. For some reason, it feels like everyone is watching you and that feeling of "looking stupid" begins to creep up. If you've ever felt that way, creator of the PWR Program and personal trainer Kelsey Wells has got you …

Take Your Sales Skills to the Next Level With These 5 Simple Steps

Learn to sell nearly anything.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says one of the most valuable skills a person can have is the ability to sell anything to anyone.<p>The motivational speaker provides a few tips to help even the most …

Business Strategy

How to Get Better at Reading People from Different Cultures

Body language varies significantly across cultures. What is considered rude or foolish in a Nordic country may be welcomed as warm and friendly in an African one. What a Canadian businessperson would perceive as arrogant, an American executive may see as healthy confidence.<p>But what remains …

Lips

Becoming a Brand: Here's How to Market Your Startup Well Before You Launch.

If you build it, they will (probably not) come. What you have to do well in advice, to market your entrepreneurial field of dreams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve awaited this moment for months, maybe years. You started with an idea for a highly useful product or …

Startups

See How Much You Know About Immigration in the United States

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the trends and policies surrounding U.S. immigration.<p>Immigration has shaped the United States for …

Jersey City

This NFL Player Abruptly Resigned at Halftime and Taught a Powerful Lesson About Self-Awareness | Inc.com

While Buffalo Bills fans might have been expecting any number of things from cornerback Vontae Davis during the second half of the Bill's game against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, it's probably safe to say that halftime retirement wasn't among them.<p>But retire is exactly what Davis did -- and …

Money

The Most Powerful Phrase That You Can Use In A Negotiation | Inc.com

Thug Life<p>I had a high school wrestling coach who loved to throw hypothetical scenarios at us during practice. They had nothing to do with wrestling. Instead they were life lessons that he tried to impart by way of asking us to unravel difficult problems, while we were bordering on passing out from …

Hung Up

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Success

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 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 story or …

This Simple Pyramid Shows You Exactly How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

You want to lose body fat and gain muscle definition at the same time. Is it possible to do both simultaneously? Yes! This pyramid designed by personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from @evolvetrainingsystem breaks down what it takes to lean bulk, which Dimitri described as "putting on muscle while …

Muscle

This New Football Book Will Make You A Brilliant Business Strategist | Inc.com

Michael Lombardi knows more about football strategy than almost anyone on the planet. Until 2016, he was an assistant to the coaching staff of the New England Patriots and is a former analyst for the NFL Network and sportswriter at NFL.com. Lombardi also previously served as an NFL executive with …

New England Patriots

9 Highly Successful People Share the Inspirational Quotes That Changed Their Lives

High performers share their spiritual mantras, rallying cries, and guiding beacons.<p>Inspirational quotes can be more than slogans on a Hallmark card. …

Real Estate

4 Scientific Reasons Exercising Is an Entrepreneur's Biggest Competitive Advantage

Not consistently exercising isn't just affecting your health -- it's also affecting your business and relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an executive health and performance coach, I’m frequently exposed to the glamours of being an entrepreneur. However, …

Bill Clinton

5 Analytics Tools to Supercharge Your Marketing Strategy

Fortunately, in today's digital age, it's easier than ever to analyze your data for the goals you set. Here's where to start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For startups,it's critical to stay on top of marketing performance. There is inevitably a level of expenditure …

Marketing

3 Super Simple Ways to Understand What Your Customer Wants

Entrepreneurs share their smart (and sometimes painfully simple) approaches to finding out how to better serve their customers.<p>This story appears in the September 2018 <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Understanding your customers can be tough, but if you want your business to be successful, it's crucial. …

Business Strategy

Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

(Reuters) - Members of Aretha Franklin's family felt the eulogy for the Queen of Soul delivered by a pastor at her funeral last week was "offensive and distasteful", they said on Monday.<p>Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., the pastor at Salem Baptist Church in Atlanta, spent his time at the podium raising …

Aretha Franklin

Nike Hired Colin Kaepernick and Thumbed Its Nose at the NFL in Astute PR and Branding | Inc.com

Colin Kaepernick has just appeared as the face of a new Nike promotion. After two years of controversy over his stand, or rather, sit, on the national anthem and social justice, the move will anger many football fans and NFL management and owners. But the choice is smart and right.<p>Getting involved …

NFL

21 Quotes About Opportunity That Will Elevate Your Spirits and Inspire Your Success

Opportunities abound in our lives -- sometimes they're waiting for us, and sometimes we create them ourselves. Be prepared to seize them.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, climbing out of it is not the easiest feat.<p>But just because it isn't easy, does not mean it is impossible.<p>Before you try to find the …

Motivation

How to Maintain Your Car Battery

Fall is a good time to make sure your battery's connections are snug and to disconnect and clean them with a battery brush if they're showing signs …

Electric Vehicles

The 33-year-old millionaire founder of $3.75 billion Box thinks everyone needs to read these 2 books

Box CEO Aaron Levie may have made his millions helping companies move their data to the cloud, but the 33-year-old founder still takes the time to sit down and read a book.<p>It's up to Levie, the leader of a 1,960-person workforce at a company that has $500 million in annual revenue and is valued at …

How to Take the Stress Out of Taking Time Off

Have you ever questioned whether taking time off is worth it because the stress of preparing for a vacation is so high?<p>If so, you’re not alone. Over half of Americans leave some vacation time on the table. Some of the reasons for the lack of vacations include feeling that their workload was too …

Productivity

7 of the best laptops that cost less than $300

If you find yourself in the market for a new laptop, there's an embarrassment of riches when it comes to choice. Whether you're looking for …

Consumer Tech

How to Test a Business Idea Without Spending a Fortune

Use landing pages to validate demand and build a pre-marketing list.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aspiring entrepreneurs are a dime a dozen.<p>Almost everyone has dreamed of following through on a business idea they’ve been nursing for months or years, especially when …

Small Business

4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every <i>40 seconds</i> when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even <i>a single minute</i> before we focus on something …

Time Management

Why You Don't Actually Need Money to Make Money

Here's how to stop going into debt to grow your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"It takes money to make money."<p>It's a very frustrating phrase. Where am I supposed to get the money I need to make the money I need? Is there some sort of vault I am unaware …

Business Development

What You Can Learn About Communication From Obama's Speechwriters

In a talk at this year’s SXSW, Obama’s speechwriters, Sarada Peri and Andy Barr, shared their top tips on how to communicate more convincingly. Their talk, titled “We Help Politicians Persuade. We’ll Help You, Too”, was full of ideas that could be used for presentations, pitches, articles, or your …

Christmas Trees

Finding a Mentor Means Looking for Your Future Self With More Experience

A mentor figure should give you the full picture of what you hope to achieve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars talks with Jacqueline Schaffer, the founder of Schique Beauty, to talk about the necessity of …

Entrepreneurship

Overwhelmed by Stress? These 5 Things Will Help Find a More Productive Head Space | Inc.com

Running a business can be exhausting. Stress and your to-do list can overwhelm you, especially when you're responsible for others as well as yourself.<p>If you are feeling overwhelmed by work, you're not alone. In a 2017 report from the American Psychological Association, work was the third largest …

Happiness

The new Samsung Galaxy Note9 is super powerful and available at great prices

In the battle royale for mobile phone dominance, there are a few candidates with larger arsenals than the rest of the competition.<p>The iPhone is one …

Phones