The 7 Triggers Blunting Your Brain

By addressing these seven issues, you may just find you’re more than capable of creating a strong, successful business after months or years of disappointments. October 17, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Ben Angel’s book Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound Throughout my 90-day mission to become unstoppable, my attention was repeatedly drawn back to seven critical areas that depleted my battery and impacted my mood: Medication Food sensitivities Nutritional deficiencies Digestion Hormones Allergies Toxins All these triggers have one thing in common; They can cause inflammation within the body and the brain. Short-lived inflammation is healthy and necessary to the healing process. The problem occurs when chronic inflammation takes over, and the immune system remains activated beyond the […]

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Learn How to Biohack Your Body to Enhance Your Body, Mind and Life

Ben Angel talks to Bulletproof Coffee founder Dave Asprey about the changes you can make to improve your life. October 12, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel sits down with New York Times bestselling author and Bulletproof Coffee creator Dave Asprey for an in-depth discussion on entrepreneurship, smart drugs, depression, anxiety and fear in a raw and honest conversation. Watch the video then visit areyouunstoppable.com to find out if you’ve got what it takes to become unstoppable in your own life and go on the waitlist for Angel’s new book. Related: My Friend Overcame a 40-Year-Old Fear Using This Unconventional Method Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre. EN […]

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The 4 Types of Business Identities and How to Determine Which You Are

There are four types of identities that people fit into it. And understanding which one you are will help you achieve your goals. October 10, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Ben Angel’s book Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound Trying to hold on to a specific identity 100 percent of the time is futile. No matter what you do, change is inevitable. We will forever encounter setbacks that will force us to embrace multiple identities at varying times of our lives. It’s normal — and more important, it’s life! Each of us has four identities that may change throughout the day, week, month, year — even our lifetimes. To kick off our quest to lift our awareness and achieve our […]

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My Friend Overcame a 40-Year-Old Fear Using This Unconventional Method

Even I was surprised this device was so effective. October 5, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Fear, stress and trauma all have the ability to derail us unconsciously. But, well-known methods don’t always result in lasting change. Which is why, for my new book Unstoppable, I researched a wearable device that is changing lives. In Episode 5 of Becoming Unstoppable, we put it to the test with a 40-year-old phobia. The results even surprised me! After you watch the video, visit areyouunstoppable.com to find out if you’ve got what it takes to become unstoppable in your own life and get on the waitlist for Angel’s new book. Related: How to Increase Your Energy and Upgrade Your Life Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and […]

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How the “Identity Gap Formula” Can Help You Succeed

Knowing why you’re failing and how to fix it is your first step in finding business success. October 3, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Ben Angel’s book Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound Anytime we try to evolve from who we are to who we want to become to reach our goals, we create tension between our old and new selves, both psychologically and biochemically. This is what I call the “identity gap.” Each “self” is fighting for residence within your mind. The one that wins is the one that avoids triggering your “fight or flight” response. Therefore, you’re creating a “gap” between who you are, and who you want to become. To get on your way to being […]

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How to Increase Your Energy and Upgrade Your Life

Ben Angel tries out a ketone product designed for the military. September 21, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you need to increase your energy levels, there are a plethora of options available. In this week’s episode of Becoming Unstoppable, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel travels to San Francisco to test pure Ketone Esther before it was available to the public back in December 2017. Ketone Esther is the result of 15 years of research and $60 million in funding. It was originally designed for the military and started out costing $25,000 per serving. In this video, Angel breaks down: What ketones are How the research into ketones came about The benefits for ketones on athletic and mental performance And Angel tests it and take a blood test to see its impact. Related: How to Optimize Your Mind, by Optimizing Your Body Related: Surprising Ways to Reduce Stress Entrepreneur […]

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Focus More Easily With These Unconventional Hacks

From meditation to decreasing your levels of cortisol, here are some new ways to get in the zone. July 17, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel introduces some lesser-known tips on how to stay focused and optimize your life. Angel likes to begin his day by making a list of what he needs to get done and visualizing himself moving through each step. For longer and more difficult steps, Angel takes an extra amount of time to see himself in the midst of each task — whether it is a week or a year in — in order to see the viability of finishing the whole thing.  Moreover, taking supplements that lower the amount of cortisol in the body can also lead to an increased amount of focus. Cortisol, the stress hormone, is known to increase […]

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4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Video Marketing

Ben Angel gives some pointers to help finally start producing with video. July 3, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel lays out some roadblocks some entrepreneurs and creatives may be feeling about video marketing.  In addition, Angel offers some tips you can use to feel comfortable in front of the video lens. Angel admits that when he first started making videos, not only was his energy low, but he often looked frightened in front of the camera. He had hesitations when he first began filming; he even dreaded it. But now, after mastering a few techniques, he looks forward to the days he is in front of the camera. When you’re feeling unsure, the key is to wipe out any doubt and just go for it. If you’re worried about screwing up, Angel explains there is no point. You […]

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Sales Not Where You Want Them to Be? Consider Video Marketing.

Ben Angel shows you the steps to use video marketing to the fullest advantage. June 19, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel goes into the details of how his business — which concentrates on online education for marketing — was able to generate $1 million in sales even as Angel was only able to work half a day.  Angel has been able to dedicate his resources (e.g. time, energy, employee pool) elsewhere mostly with the help of digital marketing. One of his foremost steps is creating a marketing video and writing a script that can help promote whatever service or product you’re looking to sell. Writing an audience-relevant script, along with creating a landing page and determining upsell opportunities, can combine to have the most impact. In this way, your business can position a unique solution in front of customers in an engaging way. So in the end, […]

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Solve Your Most Bothersome Facebook Campaign Problems With These Tips

Ben Angel offers some guidance for building the most effective Facebook campaign. June 5, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel answers a few more fan questions on improving Facebook ads. A particular helpful practice Angel likes is taking tips from other ads in his feed. Saving a few ads that are popping up in his feed allows Angel to take in the visual and write down a few tips he can apply to his own ads. Moreover, creating Facebook campaigns can be a draining task. To balance Facebook campaigns alongdside your business’s day-to-day, Angel emphasizes working on money-making and opportunity-generating ventures as early as possible. Angel tackles these tasks early in his workday so he can reserve the rest of his time to working on his book. To help further with Facebook campaigns, Angel also suggests looking into automation tools that […]

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How You Can Use the New Facebook Update to Your Advantage

Ben Angel spells out some tips to properly maximize the platform’s latest update. May 1, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this first installment of Ben Angel’s tutorial on Facebook’s newest updates, the Entrepreneur Network partner breaks down how the changes can help improve your advertising strategy.  One of his tips it to focus on Facebook engagement. Engagement on your page has a direct correlation to how well your Facebook ads will do. Also, as commonly understood, if your Facebook ads look more like native content then there will most likely be more engagement. Facebook quizzes are another ad form Angel prefers.  Some other tools Angel recommends include exploring Instagram stories, Facebook video ads (concentrating on optimizing the video format), and also exploring the conversational potential of chatbots.  Angel, who is a big proponent of using data, also sees the benefit of testing and measuring […]

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Powerful Productivity Tips to Get More Done in Less Time

Be more productive by getting your mind and body in sync. April 24, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you’re working on a deadline, trying to build something in your free time while working a full-time job or just hoping to be more productive, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel can teach you strategies that will help you get more done in less time. These strategies can get your body and mind in sync so you have better focus when you need it.  You might need to take a look at any potential food sensitivities and your sugar intake to see how you can change your diet, or make other simple changes that will make a big difference in the long run. Click play to learn more and get more done. Related: How to Get Into Your Most Productive Zone — Faster Entrepreneur Network is a premium […]

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How to Get Into Your Most Productive Zone — Faster

Finish that big project sooner rather than later. April 17, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Getting into a hyper-focused state of work can do wonders for your productivity. This sweet spot — or “the zone” — is where you aim to hit when there is a big deadline fast approaching. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel recommends a few steps you can take to work faster and more efficiently by finding your zone. Trying out a few natural products with focus-enhancing (and not anxiety-enhancing) ingredients, like green tea, can be a helpful nutritional fix. Angel also recommends music. A go-to soundtrack can be a great way to trigger your brain into that familiar level of productivity. But, make sure not to put too much uneeded pressure on yourself. In order to get into a flow, it’s important to not force yourself into this behavioral mindset. Use small, […]

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3 Lifestyle Hacks You Can Utilize to Get More Done in Less Time

Don’t make life harder than it has to be. February 28, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel breaks down three things you can do in your daily life that will help you be more productive, healthier and happier over the long run.  In his last video, Angel explained the problem with willpower — if you have to exert self-control, it means that something is out of control to start with. Here, he goes beyond identifying that problem and helps you find productive strategies to keep your world more in balance.  You can live a happier and easier life simply by making a few easy changes. Click play to learn the three tips Angel recommends you can use to get started. Related: Why Willpower Is Actually a Bad Thing Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration […]

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Why Willpower Is Actually a Bad Thing

February 21, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel breaks down the simple problem with willpower. Willpower is all about exerting your control over something — often something outside yourself. But, that need to bring something under control implies that thing was out of control to begin with. If you never let it get out of control in the first place, your need for willpower will lessen. For example, when your body is exhausted, you often need more willpower to make simple choices or perform positive actions than you would if you were fully rested and energized. Click play to learn more. Related: This One Thing Might Be Making You Fail Without Your Even Realizing Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth […]

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