Jared Blumer

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Vanguard or Fidelity: Which Is the Better Retirement Provider?

Picking the right investment company is important to your wealth. Source: 401kCalculator.org<p>Vanguard and Fidelity are two of the biggest names in money management and investing. Between the two, they have more than $5<i>trillion</i>in assets under management, making them two of the largest money managers …

Leader or Manager? These 10 Important Distinctions Can Help You Out | Inc.com

Last week's article The Leadership Checklist: 10 Principles That Make Leading Easier, generated some interesting thoughts as shared through various social media outlets. Many readers tended to hone in on the point made in the piece about the difference between leadership and management.<p>As you may …

Leadership

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

World History

You Will Never Eat Ice Cream the Same Way Again

A brownie bowl is exactly what your summer needed.<p>If your favorite thing about summer is ice cream, then get prepare yourself. Dreyer's Ice Cream has come up with a few ideas so genius, we can't believe we've lived this long without them: Rather than just serving ice cream in a bowl (boring!), tyou …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

What Separates the Strongest Salespeople from the Weakest

What separates high-performing salespeople who exceed their quota from underperformers who miss their quotas by more than 25%?<p>I recently conducted a research project involving nearly 800 salespeople and sales leaders to better answer this question. In addition, I have had the privilege to interview …

Team Building

What Separates the Top 20% of Salespeople from the Bottom 80% | Inc.com

Most sales teams have a small core of high achievers and a larger group of reps whose results look a little more lackluster. That makes sense--not everyone can be a superstar. But there are things you can do to get much better results from underperformers. And doing so has the potential to make a …

Compensation

New Models Of Suspended Tents That Let You Sleep Among The Trees

Tent company Tentsile recently added three new models to its range of suspended tents.<p>It revealed Trillium, a small, stackable, versatile …

Portable

The Rule of 300: How Much You Need for Retirement

There are countless models you can use to calculate the amount of money you need to retire comfortably in your golden years. But if you’ve ever been …

Value Investing? Here’s the Big Secret for the Small Investor

Customer Experience

50 Sales Habits to Eliminate | Inc.com

When it comes to bad sales habits, I've had them all and still struggle to have mastery over them. In fact, this list was compiled from the things I've done wrong and my personal observations of thousands of salespeople. It's fascinating that everyone has a tendency to fall into similar patterns of …

Selling