10 Strategic Habits to Increase Your Income While Working 10 Fewer Hours a Week

How many hours do you need to work each week to become a millionaire? In one corner, you have The 4-Work Week fantasy. But in reality, starting a business on just four hours a week is as likely as riding a Unicorn to the bank to deposit your first million dollar...

How to Come Up With an Idea that Will Make You Millions

When people start a business for the first time, they often do so with an idea for a particular product that they believe to be both brand-new and also acutely needed – some sort of “better mousetrap” that will put their business on the cover...

7 Unconventional Success Tips I Stole From People Way Smarter Than Me

When I was a young(er) man, my grandfather's job as the VP for a major medical device sales company treated our family to a yearly vacation at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. For those of you who've never been, Kiawah is the sort of place Jordan Belfort would have...

8 Books that Changed My Life in 2018

When asked, “What superpower would you want to have?” by a student at Nebraska State University, billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates both responded with a rather unconventional answer. But before I reveal that, how would YOU answer that questions? If you could...

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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