How to Become More Mindful and Make Better Choices in Your Daily Life

Practice these tips to feel more at peace. May 21, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield helps take you through the process of practicing mindfulness, or creating a greater depth of awareness. Canfield suggests you can start to build mindfulness by taking just five minutes to relax and take deep breaths.  To learn more about mindfulness — the routines you can use to improve your awareness and how that awareness can in turn improve your choices — click play. Related: Tips to Help You Finally Get Things Done and Stop Procrastinating 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 is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business […]

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Tips to Help You Finally Get Things Done and Stop Procrastinating

Start by establishing clarity around your goals. May 14, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Many of us procrastinate tasks until the last minute, but it can’t last forever. Sometimes, we need a push to get past the tendency to put stuff off. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield offers a few tip to help stop youputting off your big projects. Start by making a clear decision to complete your goal. Next, try to make a public declaration about completing your goal. Then, consider breaking down big tasks into smaller tasks — Canfield calls this method “chunking it down.” Click the video to hear all of Jack Canfield’s tips for checking off those tasks on your to-do list.  Related: How to Help Friends Who Struggle With Self-Confidence Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to […]

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How Laughter Can Improve Your Business and Your Personal Life

An ability to laugh at yourself can help cut tension and lower stress. May 7, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield says that laughter is a great tool to respond to trying life events. It can help you cope and cut tension in healthier ways than getting defensive or becoming overly self-critical.  Canfield says that research shows laughter can also boost your immune system and help you retain information over time — essential for people who see themselves as life-long learners.  Click the video to hear more from Jack Canfield.  Related: How to Help Friends Who Struggle With Self-Confidence 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. […]

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Are There Health Consequences for Constant Complaining?

The more you complain, the less likely you are to take on more positive habits. April 23, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield points out the dangerous mental and physical  consequences of complaining.  Canfield says that complaining encourages mental negativity and does not cultivate the same, more-desired results as positive thinking. Canfield says that complaining also releases cortisol, which is triggered by stress and can lead to health problems like higher cholestrol, diabetes and heart problems.  If you find yourself complaining too often and would like to adjust your habits, Canfield recommends engaging in the opposite of complaining — expressing gratitude. By embracing all the facets of your life you are thankful for, you will gradually see yourself move away from destructive complaining. Click the video to hear more.  Related: Tips and Tricks You Can Use to Make Faster, Better Decisions Entrepreneur […]

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5 Powerful Methods to Declutter Your Life

When you cut out negative influences, you’ll be surprised to see all the changes that flock to you. March 19, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses a few tactics you can use to replenish your life with positive influences in order to achieve your goals, including the following: Begin by decluttering your home and office. This can start with determining which belongings you really love and which you do not. Canfield points out that when you free up space from clutter, the things you most desire come to you.  Cut down clutter in your mind. Those mental influences which are not positive include leaving space in your mind for stories on celebrity gossip, negative barbs from your innter critic and television that does not enrich you.  Declutter your diet. By cutting out the food and drink you consume too much of, […]

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Take Time for Yourself — Your Health and Business Will Improve

Love yourself without being a narcissist. December 27, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner, Jack Canfield speaks about some of the tactics you can use to practice self-love (which is different than being a narcissist). In Canfield’s words, telling yourself that you are lovable is an integral part of caring for yourself. If you’re unsure of the merits of loving yourself, consider these positives. First, self-love will make you happier. By focusing on your strengths and successes, most likely you will improve these strengths and invite more successes into your life. Add to this the benefits self-love may have on your health. By taking time to love yourself, you can guarantee that you can show up in the world, more prepared to put the best version of yourself forward. Canfield recommends some helpful tips such as sleeping, eating healthy and getting […]

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The Most Productive Ways to Take (and Give) Feedback

Jack Canfield shares his top tips for handling feedback and making it the most constructive for you. December 18, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Partner Jack Canfield lays out some tips on how to accept and ask for feedback. Canfield explains it is important that you realize feedback is there to help you — not to hurt you. If you are able to think about feedback as a gift, then you can get past the idea that feedback is simply a person who is being overly critical of you. Feedback is there for you to achieve better results; better results will enable you to become more efficient at reaching your biggest goals. One of the main tips Canfield recommends is being willing to ask for negative feedback. Canfield mentions that many people hire consultants to pinpoint discrepancies in their work or areas […]

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How to Practice Gratitude and Invite Positivity Into Your Life

Jack Canfield offers a few tips on how to overcome past mistakes and move forward in a healthy manner. December 11, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Mistakes happen all the time. The important idea is that we are able to move past them and take away a lesson. If you feel bogged down by your previous mistakes and would like to find a way to get past them, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield has a few tips to help.  To heal old wounds and begin diving into a bright, new future, shed all grudges. Make sure you clear out any old resentments, since they are most likely hurting more than helping.  Practice gratitude as well. Part of practice may mean keeping a tally of people and events that may have seemed trying at the time but inevitably helped build perserverance, strength and passion for life in the long run.  […]

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The Powerful Effect Saying No Can Have on Your Life

With the ability to turn down others’ requests will come more worthwhile opportunities. December 4, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield talks about developing the ability to say no. Instead of completely thinking of it as delivering a “no” to tasks on your to-do list, think of it as developing a “stop doing” list. You can start by analyzing each requirement and assessing if each task will help you reach happiness or your goals. Perhaps it can mean not responding to every solicitor or cutting yourself off from watching the news. Rarely do these tasks add anything to your daily life and help you reach your goals.  Do not think of it as saying no, think of it as saying “I’m sorry, I have other commitments and priorities right now.” Others may respect you more for your sense of clarity and […]

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Is It a Coincidence? The Specific Ways the Law of Attraction Can Influence Your Life.

Jack Canfield recommends acting and thinking the way you want your future to be like. November 27, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield speaks about the significance of the “law of attraction,” which hypothesizes you will attract into your life whatever direction you focus on and what pursuits you feel strongly about.  In order to create a better reality, your thought process must improve for the better, too. Moreover, if you’re clear about what you want, the people and resources will slowly come to you. Your thoughts are powerful and you can change reality by changing your way of thinking. Canfield recommends thinking of the biggest dreams you possibly can. Do not let yourself get bogged down by practicalities and probabilities to success. Think about your goals in terms of incremental steps. Finally, Canfield stresses staying open to all […]

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How to Look at Change as Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Fast-moving times can make you want to run away from change — or embrace it for the better. November 20, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The day-to-day changes of the world are hard to miss. From new technology popping up every day, to shifts in politics and the planet’s climate — change is unavoidable. For Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield, life becomes more fulfilling when you embrace change. In Canfield’s words, a life of mastery is a life to strive after, and a life of mastery can only come about when you are faced with the challenges that come from change. To help you flourish in the face of change, Canfield recommends a few tips: Examine how your responses to events affect their eventual outcome. Sometimes, events that may seem like the end of the world can serve as a major turning point in your life, from which you gain […]

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How Comparing Yourself to Others Will Only Get in the Way of Your Happiness

Constantly looking for validation through comparison is a surefire trap. November 13, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For many people, comparing themselves to others is a big limitor to life happiness. Even Theodore Roosevelt acknowledged the disruptive nature of comparison, describing it as the “thief of joy.” In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield points out the futility of comparison. Rarely, when you are comparing yourself to others do things come out completely even. Either feeling you are better than someone else, or perhaps feeling not up to par with someone else, can create instant separation.  With the increased use of social media, it’s easier and easier to fall into the comparison trap. Canfield points out the study-backed observation that social media can increase depression.  To avoid falling victim to comparing yourself to others, Canfield has a few recommendations. Try finding validation from your internal strengths. […]

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The Important Difference Between Being a Boss and Being a Leader

November 6, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield offers a few examples of differences between a boss and a leader.  Inspiring people through love and respect versus coercing them through bullying and fear is the first mark of a leader. Leaders give their employees the motivation to keep going. A boss’s management style is more rigid and typically lacks nuance; bosses want more of their way and less of their employees’ input.  Moreover, leaders, compared to bosses, are usually more transparent. Leaders notably are open to sharing information, since they know sharing invites more sharing and therefore, more types of perspectives.  Finally, bosses, more than leaders, tend to blame others when things go wrong. This blaming tendency can create a culture of fear and uncertainty. Canfield emphasizes it’s leaders who are the people who will roll up their sleeves, jump in and […]

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How to Regain Your Focus When Faced With a Constant Stream of Distractions

Consider a laser-sharp focus a super strength in today’s fast-moving world. October 30, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In today’s world of endless distractions, the ability to focus can be something of a special skill. Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield underscores the number of distractions that can bombard us every day. He emphasizes how the ability to focus is not an innate skill, but a particular capability anybody can develop and hone to become what Canfield describes as a modern-day superpower. For those of us who could use some pointers on how to develop focus, Canfield recommends a few tactics to start building stronger focus and gain more motivation to achiever larger goals; they are: Set specific and clear goals. Set a strict schedule of the tasks that need to be completed each day (Canfield recommends a specific structure that works in “buffer” and free days to allow for leeway […]

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Why Positive Thinking Can Lead to Life-Long Positive Money Habits

With the right attitude towards money, you can start moving down a healthy financial path. October 22, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield talks about how our early attitudes and opinions about money can skew how we think of it later. If early on in life we hear our parents complaining about their personal finances, we make associations that money is tedious and difficult to handle.   Canfield recommends a few affirmations and mantras to promote positive thinking you can say to yourself before making any big money decisions. Before these make-or-break choices, picture yourself making positive decisions that will effectiely and intelligently grow your bank account. Simply shifting your mindset can help you achieve your goals and rid yourself of the harmful thoughts standing in the way of healthy money habits.  From simply reciting these affirmations, Canfield says you will be able make […]

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Discover How Self-Confidence Can Change Your Life Trajectory With These Tips

With more self-confidence, there will be more opportunities for success. October 2, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Are you like many people and seeking self-confidence? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield explains a few helpful tactics to acquire and maintain self-confidence.  When you radiate confidence, it can seem that resources and opportunities simply find you. In this way, a fulfilling and successful life can follow.  One tip Canfield recommends is taking small risks. If you’re afraid of public speaking, look to improve your skills by starting out talking in front of small groups. Another helpful tactic is the habit of visualization, or picturing your ideal outcome as reality.  Moreover, to establish a reliable comfort zone: practice, practice, practice. When you’ve reached your ideal skill proficiency, it can be that much easier to feel good about performing and displaying your talents.  Click on the […]

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When Starting Your Own Training Program, Know Your Strengths First

Being in touch with yourself is inevitably helpful to building a business. September 11, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you’re thinking about starting your own training or speaking series, it can be helpful to know your own strengths and then build your revenue from there. Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield points out that if you are skilled in a certain niche industry, this can make it easier to start your business.  Canfield recommends thinking how your individual skills (or what you are good at) can fill a gap in the market. To determine what kind of path you wish to follow with your coaching or training business, consider the following: 1. Start with what you know. If you have professional expertise or have taken a class in an area, this may be something to base your program on. 2. Determine what kind of work you […]

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How Coaching Others Can Help You Improve, Too

You have a message to share with others. Here’s how that message can also help you grow. September 4, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield explains that he believes everyone has a story to tell or a lesson they can teach others. More importantly, he believes that you can learn and improve by teaching others in several ways. For example, you could be inspired by someone else’s progress, or by the way you feel when you can see the effect your words have on that person. Or, you could learn something new about your students or coworkers that will help you both moving forward. You could develop a deeper belief in others’ abilities, and learn to delegate tasks.  Coaching can be a great thing for both the teacher and the student. Click play to learn more […]

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Why Self Love Is an Essential Part of Achieving Your Goals

Keeping negative thoughts at bay is one reward of loving yourself. August 21, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you don’t practice self love, you may invite doubt into your mind and stand in your way when taking new chances. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield offers some tips to pull yourself out of a self-doubting, negative mindset to help you embrace who you truly are. Practicing gratitude is the first step. One way to do this is to keep a journal to remind yourself what to be grateful for. Celebrate your successes. To do this, you can write down a list of your accomplishments — big or small — that you’ve conquered so far.  You may also want to try practicing daily positive affirmations. By developing a positive mindset and vocalizing what you’re best at right now, you’ll be able to move closer to […]

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The Secrets to Transforming Your Life Are Simpler Than You Think

Jack Canfield breaks down some keys to working toward true fulfillment. July 31, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Making a major change to your life is no easy feat. The progress of making a larger transformation can be a slow crawl that requires ample motivation, resolute mindset and vulnerability.  In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield goes through a case study of a man who was successful in his life but lacking happiness. Canfield describes how small moves towards transformation, combined with an unexpected medical wake-up call, helped him get a grip on his goals. Canfield describes how the man realized if he wanted true fulfillment, he had to take responsibility. The power to visualize the things that you want, as well as learning to share and vocalize your goals, contribute to seeing your dreams being made into reality. Like the man who reached out to […]

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