Tracy Allen

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3 Meals to Boost Your Energy | Inc.com

<b>Breakfast</b><p>To start your brain and ensure long-lasting energy, try:<p>- Egg-white omelet breakfast burrito on whole-grain tortilla<p>- Steel-cut oatmeal with fruit<p>- Smoked salmon on whole grain bread<p>- High-fiber muesli with nuts, fruit, and yogurt<p><b>Lunch</b><p>Fill up without bogging down:<p>- Eat a salad with meat or …

Nutrition

150 Free Online Business Courses

<b>Econ Talk</b> - iTunes - Web<p>An award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel …

The Power of Mornings: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Get up Early

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When running a business, it may seem like there are never enough hours in the day. Tapping into the power of mornings, a time of day when there are less demands, might be the key to increasing your productivity.<p>For 15 years, Starbucks …

Time Management

7 Business Model Personalities | Inc.com

A well-defined business model should clearly articulate your function in the market, including how you make money, what inputs you depend upon, who your target customers are, and what value you are creating for them. It is a structural representation of how your business functions that concisely …

Product Management

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

Happiness

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier—as I’m sure most …

Happiness

For Entrepreneurs, Passion Can Become A Pitfall

Entrepreneurs need to love their products. But passion can blind you to what you really should be focusing on: results, and how to successfully pivot your business if necessary.<p>When I graduated from college, I was dead set on making positive change in the world. My passion was international …

Business Strategy

What Do You Really Know About Antioxidants?

For the last decade we as have heard repeatedly how important antioxidants are for us, and every other day we learn about another new superfood …

Nutrition

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in …

What Successful People Eat for Breakfast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Does your breakfast consist of a muffin and coffee to go? If so, you may not be giving your brain or your body the nutrients it needs to help you be successful in your business. Naturopathic doctor Neal Barnard, author of Power Foods for …

Nutrition

Wine With Vegetables

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today: Pairing wine with vegetables might be tricky, but the rewards greatly outweigh the risks.</i><p>My heart goes out to asparagus. Artichokes too. And don’t get me started on the Brussels …

Steve Jobs and the Seven Rules of Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs' impact on your life cannot be overestimated. His innovations have likely touched nearly every aspect -- computers, movies, music and mobile. As a communications coach, I learned from Jobs that a presentation can, indeed, …

Customer Service

Breakfast Fried Brown Rice

A great way to use leftover cooked brown rice, this delicious fried rice made with thinly sliced scallions, chopped spinach and egg takes just 15 …

Breakfast

With Wine, Emotion Matters

Wine enthusiasts are always looking for an experience that’s completely arresting — a wine that stops you in your tracks, makes the room go silent, …

How to Cook Whole Fish

Value, flavor and quality: Three reasons why it's always better to cook an entire fish, says New York City chef Dave Pasternack. Here, he shares his …

Fishing

Five Tricks I Used to Beat My Unhealthy Eating Habits

I was an active kid growing up, so I didn’t worry much about food until I left home for college and wanted to avoid the "Freshman 15." I began …

Nutrition

The top 12 protein-filled foods for your physique

1. Whey<p>Whey protein is one of the two proteins found in dairy products, the other being casein. Whey makes up 20% of the protein found in milk, but …

Success Quotes: 51 Ways Ordinary People Reached World-Class

I recently came across this extremely powerful list of success quotes by Robin Sharma, a writer and philosopher that I deeply admire and respect. I …

Seek Work-Life Harmony, Not Balance – 5 Key Strategies

Work-life <i>balance</i> is a fallacy.<p>The very term is an oxymoron. Is “work” something you do apart from your “life?” Does your “life” not consist of your …

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but leaving your bread-and-butter job to fulfill that vision is a move that shouldn't be made hastily.<p>In his book, <i>Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day</i> …

Entrepreneurship

A Definitive Guide To Making Better (And Better Informed) Decisions

Eggs or fruit for breakfast? Sell or stay independent? Pants or no pants? Decisions, decisions: They’re everywhere. Worry not, this guide’s here to help.<p>All day, every day, we are faced with an onslaught of decisions both small and large. It’s hard work. Naturally, we often seek help to quell the …

Will Power