4 Dead Simple Steps to Raise Capital for Your Small Business Ventures

There once was a 28-year-old man in a difficult financial predicament. He had an idea for a business ... but he had no money in the bank, no job, and a general track record of failure. He was an investor's worst nightmare and the odds of him securing the tens of...

The 4 Universal Laws of Wealth Creation (Follow These or Stay Broke)

Like most pragmatic entrepreneurs, I have a “bone to pick” with the movie, The Secret. It’s all very hokie, over simplistic and missing a major component required to get you to the next level of financial freedom (I'll tell you what it is in just a minute). However,...

The 5 Key Steps to Starting a 6-Figure Coaching Business in 2018

The coaching industry has been growing at a double-digit rate for almost a decade... In fact, it's growing so quickly, that last year, even Harvard decided to jump on the bandwagon and launch a new Business & Leadership Coaching program! And it's not hard to see...

The Tactical Time Management Blueprint that Will Save You 12.5+ Hours Each Week

The world record for cup stacking is 4.813 seconds. The fastest mile run on spring loaded stilts is 7 minutes and 38 seconds. The fastest 100 meter dash is Usain Bolt’s is an incredible 9.58 seconds. The most wooden toilet seats broken with the head in a minute is...

The Truth About Eggs

"Tell me how to say three things / and I always get by -- gimme a plate of ham and eggs -- / how much? -- and -- do you love me, kid?" - Carl Sandburg ("Threes") First and foremost, eggs do not cause heart disease. In fact, there was never any evidence they did. They...

Six Simple Rules for Making Every Meal a Pleasure

"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin You can make all your meals elegant by following six simple rules: 1. Pay a little extra for the principal element. For breakfast, buy great, freshly roasted coffee -- and grind it...

How Much Damage Can Drinking Alcohol Do to Your Diet?

In a recent "Speak Out" message, ETR reader NPR expressed concern over the fact that MMF continues to drink beer and wine, even while seriously dieting. "If you're trying to have less than 2,000 or 1,500 calories per day, "NPR wrote, "a single beer (150 calories?)...

The Five Dumbest Myths About Drinking Water

"Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge ("The Rime of the Ancient Mariner") Water is your body's most essential nutrient. It accounts for 60% of your bodyweight and 75% of your muscle tissue. It is responsible for transporting...

Before You Order That “Healthy” Fish Sandwich, Read This

"Health food makes me sick." - Calvin Trillin Have you been ordering the fish or chicken at the drive-through -- believing that you are eating less fat? Truth is, the chicken and fish sandwiches from McDonald's both have more fat than the cheeseburger. But the amount...

Get In Shape and Become More Productive

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes -- but no plans." - Peter Drucker As I said at the beginning of today's message, I woke up this morning at 4 a.m. determined to do two things. My first resolution is to get back to getting up early. I can't...

The Truth About Vitamins

"Adam and Eve ate the first vitamins, including the package." - Author unknown Should you be taking Vitamin O? Are you sure you're getting enough Vitamin U? What about Vitamin T? Before you ponder these questions for too long, let me tell you this: These vitamins do...

Dr Atkins: What He Got Right and What He Got Wrong

  "All the things I really like to do are either illegal, immoral, or fattening." - Alexander Woollcott What did Dr. Robert Atkins say that was so different? He made two very contrarian claims: 1. Americans are fat not because they eat too much fat but because...

Supplement Your Diet with CoQ10

  There have been over 100 studies at major universities and hospitals linking a deficiency of coenzyme Q10 with heart disease. But that's not the only reason you should be supplementing with this essential nutrient: * CoQ10 is required for deriving energy from...

Burn Energy Like a 20-Year-Old Yet Live To Be 100

  "Methuselah lived 900 years. / But who calls that livin' / when no woman's givin' / to a man who lived 900 years?" - George Gershwin (Porgy in "Porgy and Bess") There's an 88-year-old patient in my practice who is very different from other elderly men. Despite...

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