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7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Self-improvement

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks | Inc.com

If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers happy.<p>That doesn't even include the tricky practice of …

Hacking

Apple Ditching The Headphone Jack Could Be Bad For Consumers

If the rumors are true, and Apple really is about to ditch the traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack in its next wave of iPhones, there could be real environmental ramifications.<p>Losing the headphone jack has its benefits, of course. As Gordon Kelly points out, the iPhone 7 could use the extra space for …

Mobile Technology

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Al-Qaeda

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>. Chinese gross domestic product grew by 6.9% during the third quarter,</b> its slowest quarterly growth since 2009 but still beating expectations by 0.1%.<p><b>2. T yphoon Koppu is battering the Philippines for a second day,</b> leaving two dead and thousands homeless.<p><b>3</b><b>. Henriette Reker was elected as mayor of</b> …

Facebook is diving full-force into shopping

The company is diving full-force into ecommerce, with a handful of ad products and features meant to ramp up its shopping efforts.<p>In a blog post Monday morning, the company highlighted several of its existing and experimental efforts, including a new way to browse products that it's calling …

This woman just topped the Bloomberg Markets ‘Most Influential’ list

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, whose decision on when to raise interest rates could have a global impact, has come out on top of Bloomberg …

Sprint likely to lay off workers as it seeks to cut up to $2.5B in costs

The wireless carrier is looking to slash expenses to make sure its business is sustainable for the long term. It says some jobs will probably be affected.<p>Sprint is in cost-cutting mode, a process that will likely force it to cut staff.<p>The Overland Park, Kansas, company plans to cut between $2 …

T-Mobile

Google is now Alphabet

Google announced in early August that it planned to blow up its corporate structure by forming a new parent company called Alphabet to allow its different businesses to operate independently and move faster.<p>Google's core business — which encompasses search, YouTube, and Android — will be a wholly …

Global beer leader AB InBev to make offer for rival SABMiller

A merged group would have a combined market value of around $270 billion, based on current prices. It would combine AB InBev's dominance of Latin America with SABMiller's strong presence in Africa, both fast-growing markets, as well as strengthening their position in Asia.<p>Britain-based SABMiller, …

Tim Cook Talks iPhone 6s, Social Responsibility, and More on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on the "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" tonight, with the interview covering a number of topics including the iPhone 6s, the possibility of an Apple Car, and Cook's and Apple's efforts in social responsibility.<p>During the portion of his monologue highlighting the …

Comedy

How much it costs to eat at every major fast food chain

A recent survey by Citi Research found consumers spend slightly more per person at pizza chains like Pizza Hut and Papa John's than at fast-food chains like McDonald's and Taco Bell.<p>Little Caesar's pizza was the exception, coming out to $3.86 per person. The brand is known for its $5 pizza deal.<p>At …

Poll: What word comes to mind about Hillary, Jeb, Trump?

Hillary Clinton was most associated with the word "liar." AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall<p>A new poll released Thursday asked respondents to name "the first word that comes to mind" with three of the leading 2016 presidential candidates.<p>The results were quite illuminating.<p>The top word associated with …

Government

A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year.<p>The phones are designed by Ammunition, a studio …

Mobile Technology

Gap isn't cool anymore — here's its master plan to change that

But as consumers turned to cheaper fast-fashion alternatives, Gap failed to catch up. In the age of Instagram and instant fashion, the retailer's designs feel dated.<p>Now, America's largest apparel retailer is embarking on a turnaround plan to recapture cool customers by reinventing its supply chain …

We Tried the New All-Natural Pumpkin Spice Latte—and WOW

Panera Bread visited our office last week to share the details on its own pumpkin spice latte. “Our pumpkin offerings have long included real pumpkin—and this year our pumpkin spice latte takes real a step further,” says Dan Kish, Panera's head chef.<p>Here's how the ingredient lists for each</b> …