Steve Umphlett

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I Asked a Hypnotist to Make Me a Morning Person—Here's How It Went

I can confidently say that I’m happy with most of my vices: I enjoy and appreciate the occasional cocktail, chicken tender, or Netflix binge, and at …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Language Learning

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Food Preservation

16 Romantic Gifts for Valentine’s Day | Men's Health

16 Romantic Gifts for Valentine's Day<p>​Show her your sweet side. It's there and it's big<p>If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission.<p>Getty Images<p>If there’s one time to up your romance game, it’s Valentine's Day.<p>And while flowers and candy are always great, give her something …

How to Plan a Winning Marketing Strategy for 2018

With a few days of 2018 gone by, it is time to plan a brand new <b>marketing strategy for your business</b> in 2018. As a new year begins, it’s time to learn …

Marketing

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Motivation

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

I Planned 31 Creative Date Nights For The Hottest Month Ever

If you and your partner have been together for, oh, I don't know, more than two and a half days, you've probably watched enough Netflix together to …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

How Much Money Should You Be Saving to Retire? Your Savings Account Will Tell You | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom tells us that the sooner you start saving for retirement, the sooner you can retire. Unfortunately, that's sometimes easier said than done. After all, life has a habit having constantly throwing a monkey wrench into your savings goals.<p>To make matters worse, we all have different …

Retirement

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

Hung Up

8 Invaluable Business Lessons Learned From 8 Years Running My Own Business | Inc.com

I started my business eight years ago. I told my wife that we'd make this a year by year thing fully expecting it to be a one-year experiment.<p>Eight years later, here are the eight most important things I've learned on my journey from startup through growth and inevitable periods of …

Business Strategy

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful | Inc.com

1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 minutes per year (25 X 365). Sadly, my guess is we're wasting far more …

Motivation

9 Hard Things You Have to Do to Move Forward with Your Life

Maybe it’s the life lessons I was forced to learn the hard way, or the toll of loss and failure I had recently endured, but a decade ago, in the …

Health

10 Small Things Successful People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Every day, we're surrounded by life lessons--little self-contained bits of truth that can help each of us to be a more successful manager, <b>a greater boss, a superior leader, a better person.</b><p>It's easy to dismiss these ideas because they're packaged in such small bites, but they can be a great way to …

Self-improvement

4 Marketing Tips From Noah Kagan That Will Get Your Emails Read | Inc.com

Kagan and I talked about just that when I recently interviewed him. Here are his top tips for making email marketing a powerful force that drives more customers to your business.<p>1. Plan your campaigns backward to create the most relevant messages.<p>Too many companies throw together an email-marketing …

Marketing

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track | Inc.com

<i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Understand that life is the ultimate video game: It keeps leveling up, and you have to level up with it.<br>• Do …

Harley Quinn

7 Relationship Podcasts That Can Help You Get Over Anything

If you haven’t jumped on the podcast bandwagon, you're missing out on one of the most compelling mediums out there. From bingeable mysteries that keep you guessing (like <i>S-Town</i>) to comedy (<i>Guys We’ve F*****d</i>) and sex advice (<i>Sex With Emily,</i> with <i>Glamour</i> contributor Emily Morse), there are probably …

How Navy SEALS, Michael Phelps, and Fund Manager Ray Dalio Train For Mental Toughness | Inc.com

Ever notice how in the movies, personal transformations always happen in montages?<p>When Rocky realizes he needs to toughen up, the film cuts to a five minute mash up of Sylvester Stallone lifting farm equipment and running a daily marathon.<p>I love Rocky, but I hate montages, because theysell people a …

Swimming

I went on 100 dates in a single year — here are the biggest mistakes people make on first dates

After each date, I documented the experience to figure out what specifically had made it a success or a failure.<p>As the experiment went on, I started noticing all kinds of patterns — and I saw lots of guys make the same mistakes over and over again.<p>Today, I'm a dating coach, and I use the findings …

Relationships

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How I Wake Up in Under 1 Minute Every Day | Inc.com

For decades, I'd take at least 20 minutes to get out of bed, often 40 minutes or more.<p>But since November, I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds, without fail, each day, at 6:15 a.m. I've made it my habit to turn off my alarm, which is across my room from my bed, while it still says 6:15.<p>I …

York University

Players Championship Preview: Changes Beneath The Surface

Big-time professional golf, anchored by the PGA Tour, is an intricately constructed mosaic designed to bring the best players to the best courses for the right tournaments without upending the international circuits that produce an increasing supply of the world's elite. It's a marvel of …

Golf

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

How to Destroy Your Fears -- for Good

We all have choices to make regarding how we live: Are we going to choose to let our fears overtake us?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just as happens with a lot of things in life, we all have choices to make regarding how we live: Are we going to choose to let our …

5 Success Tips From a Multimillionaire Who Used to Work at Kmart

An immigrant who started out stocking shelves shares his best advice for creating massive success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a look at entrepreneur Manny Khoshbin's 650,000-plus follower Instagram account: you'll see his drool-worthy supercars, palatial …

10 Mental Tricks That Will Make You a Badass at Money

Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, shares 10 tricks to make you a money badass.<p>Money is one of …