How to Break Bad Habits and Make Better Ones

Don’t fall into old routines that hold you back. August 20, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Unfortunately, many of our daily habits can be destructive to our lives. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner discusses how to break out from these limiting habits.  Some common habits Canfield has observed includes showing up late to meetings, not returning phone calls on time, not allowing enough time for travel and working too many hours without breaks or exercise.  Here are a few stepping stones to uproot your bad habits: Clearly identify them. This step can be difficult, since the results of many habits are not evident until a certain time has passed. Identify what your new patterns should be.   Write down the benefits of setting these new habits.  Set clear deadlines for when you want to complete these habits.  Click the video to hear more about breaking […]

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What Are the Differences Between EFT and TFT?

August 13, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses how non-invasive tapping — a New Age therapy that, according to Vice, “involves tapping yourself over your body to cure physical and mental ills” — can help you control emotions and become more successful. Tapping can restore the “positive flow of energy” your body needs to self-regulate. Canfield draws comparisons between tapping and acupuncture in its ability to provide relief.  There are two different forms of tapping Canfield covers in this video: thought field therapy (TFP) and emotional freedom technique (EFT). The methods employ the tapping of points, though the actual sequences being tapped differ. TFT, in particular, is unique in the sequences that are tapped. Below are a few more details Canfield describes as differentiators between the two tapping methods, focusing on EFT: EFT verbalizes your fear. EFT has more practical applications.  […]

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Turn Negativity Into Positivity With These Communication Strategies

Word choices can make all the difference when dealing with conflict. August 6, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield explains how to react and deal with a challenging person. You can use three “A” tactics to rise above conflicts: Agreement. Apology. Action. If a customer confronts you with negative energy, the best course of action is often to concede you made a mistake, offer your apologies and then take action to resolve the situation.  Another language tip? Avoid using apathetic words and phrases, such as, “There’s nothing I can do about this situation.” Click the video to hear more tips on creating handling tough social situations with smart language. Related: How the Law of Attraction Can Help You Pinpoint What You Want Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and […]

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How the Law of Attraction Can Help You Pinpoint What You Want

Learn how the principle can be used for both chasing your goals and putting them off. July 30, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield describes myths about the Law of Attraction that will keep you from living life to the fullest. For example, thinking about doing something is not enough. Keeping your goals top-of-mind and maintaining a positive attitude is one part of the Law of Attraction, but the first real step of meeting any goals is deciding what you really want and going for it. The second myth is that it takes a lot of time and work to make the Law of Attraction work. Many people put off the necessary efforts by convincing themselves that they are already doing the most they can. The third myth is that many people believe that the Law of Attraction […]

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This Organizational Tool Can Bring You Closer to Your Goals Each Day

Map out the steps you need to take to reach your primary goal. July 22, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses the organization tool mind mapping, which can help you get started and organize your path to achieving big goals. Mind mapping, Canfield explains, was developed by Tony Buzan, who was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and Albert Einstein.  The first step in your mind mapping process should be a key, central idea. Then, ask yourself what you need to address in order to make this central goal a reality. Examples of these types of questions include “What deadlines do I need to set?” and “Who will I need to talk with to make my goal a reality?” To get the most out of your mind mapping strategy, make an effort to divide your tasks into manageable chunks and organize your time thougtfully. […]

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The Importance of Work-Life Balance and How to Achieve It

Jack Canfield shares a few tips on how to divvy up your time between work and recreational pursuits. July 16, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s difficult to achieve work-life balance, especially now that technology has created a constant stream of potential distractions. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield lays out a few tactics to manage your time better, so you have time for social and recreational activities. To establish recreational time and achieve work-life balance, Canfield recommends dividing your time into three categories: focus days, buffer days and free days. Examples of Canfield’s focus day activities include speaking at events and recording podcasts. Canfield’s second tip is to have clear boundaries in your resposibilities. Try to look past all those forces in your life pulling you in different directions, and instead, concentrate on the tasks you need to get completed.  Finally, don’t forget to take that vacation time. […]

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Simple Exercises That Can Help You Achieve Laser-Like Focus

Find your flow by trying some of these efficiency-building exercises. July 9, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jack Canfield offers a few tips on how to achieve ultimate focus. In this video, the Entrepreneur partner highlights a few of the best strategies that have brought him success in finding focus, including: Meditation. This helps to keep you grounded, as well as inspire new ideas. Taking breaks from your technology. Canfield notes that by cutting out just an hour a day of technology — such as watching television or playing a game on your phone — can afford you a surprising amount of time. Setting aside specific days to focus on your most important tasks. This means harnessing your intelligence at the highest level to build your bottom line, or build your income. Moreover, try to differentiate between focus and buffer days to get the most out of your […]

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5 Important Steps for Clarifying and Communicating Your Company’s Values

The author of the ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ series shares a few steps of how your business can distinguish itself. July 2, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield mentions that he personally stands for helping others transform and support those boldly living their life mission. When defining what you stand for, make sure you are aligning these values with what you consider yourself an expert in — not simply your job or to coincide with the classes you are hoping to sell.  Canfield recommends setting a strong viewpoint versus mulling over every tiny font and color detail of your company’s logo. He also says you should create a long-term marketing plan that spans several months around those viewpoints. That way, you can have confidence about communicating your vision to others. Click the video to hear more.  Related: What This One […]

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What This One Universal Principle Can Teach You About Becoming a Millionaire

Growing your wealth is all about adopting the right mindset, and this line of thinking may help make you rich. June 25, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses how to leverage the Law of Attraction to make more money for yourself. The Law of Attraction states that you’ll attract whatever you think about and feel strongly about. Canfield lays out the law’s three steps: ask, believe and receive.  The asking step is akin to setting goals in your life. If you ask for a certain amount of money, or ask for the ability to afford your dream vacation or buy your fantasy home, this is the first step into manifesting your desires. Next, you must believe, or live the idea that your desires are possible. Many beliefs we develop when we are younger can limit us as adults. For example, Canfield […]

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Are You Still on the Right Track? Here Are Some Signs That It’s Time for a Pivot.

Take command of your own happiness. June 4, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield points out a few signs that you may be moving down the wrong path. Here are some omens that you should pivot, either in your business or your personal life: You’ve lost interest in things you once enjoyed. Activities and habits that illicited joy from you now do very little for you.  You are consistently stressed. You may struggle with relaxing and living a happy lifestyle. In these cases, the way you have designed your life may be leading you to more stress.  You are irritated by small things that do not normally bother you. Think about whether these new annoyances were ever a concern before and if not, you may be on the wrong path. Click the video to hear more from Jack Canfield […]

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These Easy Tips Can Help You Get a Promotion or Raise

Focus on productivity and making your colleagues’ lives easier. May 28, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield offers a few tips on how to help you get a raise. First, Canfield suggests you should seek ways to make your supervisor and colleagues’ lives easier. Make productivity a priority and prove you deserve more money.  Finally, it might seem obvious, but you can’t forget to ask for the raise. This is important for two reasons:  Often, you simply won’t get a raise without asking. Even if you’re turned down, you can learn what you need to do to earn one in the future. If you don’t ask you won’t know.  Cick the video to hear more. Related: How to Become More Mindful and Make Better Choices in Your Daily Life Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful […]

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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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