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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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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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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This Founder Shares the Best Piece of Advice He Ever Got

How Fulton Grace Realty founder TJ Rubin strives for improvement and values his team as assets. September 4, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Fulton Grace Realty was founded in 2008. A decade later, it’s become one of the leading real estate firms in Chicago. Founder TJ Rubin outlines the challenges that he’s faced, including giving up some of the control in his company and finding the right people to make good decisions. Find out in this next video what TJ Rubin believes to be the most important piece of advice he’s been given, which has motivated him and his company to keep moving forward. Related: Rather Than Complaining About Privacy Laws, This Data Aggregator Sees Them as an Opportunity 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 […]

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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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How This Established Entrepreneur Learns From His Young Employees

Learning something new every day means listening to fresher viewpoints. June 21, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Alan Taylor sits down with Don Clark, CEO of Grand Design RV, to talk about what new lessons he has learned from the younger generation. Taylor remembers that when he was a young business owner, he relied heavily on micromanaging. Now, he is able to see how some of the management tactics he once thought were efficient weren’t at all. With time, experience and collaboration with other members of his team, Clark has added new elements to his knowledge. At times, this means talking with younger members of his team and learning from their unique perspectives.  Years of running a new company has not dulled Clark’s love and vigor to learn something new every day. Click play to hear more from the conversation.  Read_more Related posts: […]

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Take the Sting Out of Constructive Criticism With These Helpful Tips

Move past feelings of anger or despondency as quickly as you can. May 28, 2018 2 min read We’ve all received criticism once in our lives — and perhaps we’ve also struggled with how to react to these comments. According to Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy, taking criticism can be extremely helpful to self-improvement as well as reaching your goals with fewer setbacks. When taking constructive criticism, it is okay to be a bit hurt in the beginning. The most important thing is you hear this criticism, digest it, detach emotions and start making changes. After receiving any criticism, you can thank the person for her words and ask for ways you can improve. The gesture itself will signal that you are taking her words into account. Additionally, it is a great help to recognize the difference between useful and useless critiques. While some advice may encourage you to improve, other comments may […]

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5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing. April 13, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has this happened to you? Looking back, did you notice that when you were younger, it didn’t take much for you to feel contented and happy? What separates people boils down to “software.” That’s right. People who have overcome and attained peak levels of personal success, happiness and purpose simply chose to install different software. They chose to program their minds in such a way that they are able to achieve a higher degree of success and happiness. Here are 5 daily steps that will have you reprogramming your mind toward success in anything. Related: 10 Mistakes Intelligent People Never Make Twice Step […]

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