Stephan Jenner

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Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Selling

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

Psychology

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You | Inc.com

I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to lifelong learning, define your goals and then break them down …

Productivity

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

The Only 3 Things That Matter if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

What To Do 30 Days, Hours, and Minutes Before A Brainstorming Session

It’s hard to come of with brilliant ideas on the spot. To make sure your team is ready to bounce around great thoughts, follow these steps to prime them in advance.<p>30 Days Before<p>Encourage judgment-free idea generation in meeting invitations. Successful entrepreneurs and leaders have failures in …

Four Ways To Improve Your Focus When You Work From Home

Working from home can be a lot more productive than working in an office if you set some parameters.<p>If you want to get more done at work, consider staying at home. People who work remotely three to four days a week are more engaged with their work, according to Gallup’s latest “State of the …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

Success

​The Diabolic 7-7-7 Dumbbell Workout

​Do these 7 moves for 7 reps each for 7 rounds and you'll be a different person when you're done<p>A complex is where you flow between a series of movements using a single training tool. There is little to no transition time between moves and you can only rest after all of the moves have been …

Workouts

7 Ways to Earn Passive Income (and Why It's So Important)

The tradeoff is that most passive income sources require an upfront investment of time or money to begin paying off.<p>If you're looking to build wealth, if you're looking to save up a nest egg for retirement, or if you're merely looking for a way to alleviate financial stress in your life, passive …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Why your business needs a mobile phone policy

Too many businesses have employees glued to their phones, according to one business coach, and not enough small business owners or managers know what …

5 Workplace Culture Trends You Can't Ignore

Now that we’ve settled into the new year, it’s time to look ahead with purpose. What’s cutting-edge? What’s over? Here are several trends I see that point to a more balanced, holistic, perspective-driven workplace in which we can really thrive and prosper as whole, healthy beings. And just in …

The Workplace

HBR Guide to Coaching Employees (HBR Guide Series)

• <b>Author:</b> Harvard Business Review<p><b>Help your employees help themselves.</b><p>As a manager in today’s business world, you can’t just tell your direct reports what to do: You need to help them make their own decisions, enable them to solve tough problems, and actively develop their skills on the job.<p>Whether …

Is Innovation More About People or Process?

What’s more critical to producing a breakthrough innovation – finding creative people or finding creative ideas? This is a question Pixar head Ed Catmull has asked a great many people, and he says they tend to be pretty much split on it 50/50.<p>This astonished Catmull. Fresh off eight blockbuster …

Productivity Hack Of The Week: The Two Pizza Approach To Productive Teamwork

If you’re looking for more effective teamwork, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos suggests implementing a very simple trick: the Two Pizza Rule.<p>When putting together your team or considering who to invite to your next meeting, consider how many people you could feed with two pizzas–that’s how many people you …

Productivity Hack Of The Week: Give Your Day A Theme To Regain Focus

Distractions and interruptions happen throughout the day–it’s an inevitable part of life–but being able to quickly refocus and get back on task is the key to a productive workday.<p>In 2011, when Jack Dorsey was running Twitter and Square full-time–at the time he worked about 8 hours for each company …

12 Tech Tools Productivity Experts Can’t Live Without

Need a little tech help in scheduling and organizing your work day? There’s several apps for that.<p>Ever wonder which tools super-productive and über-organized people use to get things done? <i>Fast Company</i> contacted 10 productivity experts, and asked them which apps or tech tools help them get through …

Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL

Want to turn something on YouTube into a GIF, but don’t want to futz with downloading third-party apps or digging around for an online converter?<p>Here’s a handy, easy to remember trick: just add “GIF” to the beginning of the URL. After “www.” and before “youtube.com”<p>Like so:<p>.<p>So, for example, you’d …

The Swash Machine Freshens Your Dirty Clothes In Just 10 Minutes

Described as the “microwave for clothes,” a new machine lets you delay trips to the laundromat by removing odors and wrinkles.<p>Laundry-averse slobs, rejoice: a new machine from Whirlpool in partnership with Procter and Gamble, called Swash, lets you delay trips to the laundromat or dry cleaners by …

The New Habit Challenge: Drink Your Coffee When Science Tells You To

Science says we are drinking coffee at the wrong time. In honor of Coffee Week we’re challenging ourselves (and you) to change our habits.<p>I feel like my day hasn’t begun until I’ve consumed a minimum 8 oz. of pure, concentrated heaven: Coffee.<p>And I’m not alone. Sixty percent of American coffee …

Are You Guilty of This Common Kettlebell Mistake?

Don't be a repeat offender. Here's how to fix it<p>The kettlebell swing is one of the best fat-burning exercises of all time. Unfortunately, it's easy to screw up. The most common error: The bell going too low between your knees, according to Sean De Wispelaere, a trainer for <i>Men's Health</i> Thrive in …

Workouts

Two Kettlebell Exercises Every Man Should Master

Transform your workout—and your body—with these power moves<p>Kettlebells are finally gaining traction outside of Eastern Europe. Nowadays, men in gyms across America are using them in their daily routine. But it can still be tricky to figure out when you should swap your dumbbells or barbells for a …

Workouts

Wake Up Grilled Meat with Coffee!

Beans can give your proteins extra bite.<p>To restrict coffee to your morning cup would limit its power. Coffee has dark, deep, complex flavors that are good for so much more than waking up. It’s time that you start thinking of coffee as a spice—as a secret weapon both in the kitchen and on the …

Cooking

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Cooking

An Upscale Backyard Barbecue

<i>Today: Host a barbecue soirée and savor the last warm nights of summer.</i><p>You've already hosted the refined, candlelit dinner indoors. Now you're looking for something to keep you outside: a barbecue. Invite your friends over and enjoy the last of the warm summer breeze from your patio or deck -- …

Grilling