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8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other day when I was on the treadmill at my gym, I couldn’t help but notice the woman across the room talking loudly on her smartphone. She was using her speakerphone so I could hear both sides of her conversation. And so …

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5 Things You Never Should Say to a Client

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world of business can be tricky to navigate. Sure, you have a great product, but now you must procure and retain clients. And that can be like navigating a minefield. Each customer brings a different personality and …

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10 Secrets to Building Trust and Credibility With Your Customers

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>If you want to build trust and credibility with your customers and hold on to them for life, follow these 10 important tips:<p><b>1. Avoid selling a solution that isn’t in the customer’s best interest.</b> Sometimes you just don’t have the right solution …

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Is China about to take over global business?

Walmart has leapfrogged Royal Dutch Shell as the world's largest company, topping the Fortune magazine Global 500 ranking.<p>The U.S. retail giant has returned to the top spot with $476 billion revenue, up 1.5% compared to last year, after missing out to Shell for two years.<p>The Fortune Global 500 …

Company limits bathroom breaks to 6 minutes a day

Spend more than 6 minutes a day in the bathroom at Chicago's WaterSaver Faucet company and you'll face disciplinary measures.<p>That's what a union contends the manufacturer is pulling: timing bathroom breaks and warning employees when they can't beat the clock.<p>The union, Teamsters local 743, filed a …

Carlos Slim, Please Hold

It was the billionaire monopolist's equivalent of, "You can't fire me, I quit": Carlos Slim announced yesterday that he would break up America Movil, …

Ban Gay Discrimination. No Exceptions.

A strange thing happened after the Supreme Court ruled on the Hobby Lobby birth-control case last week: Gay-rights organizations turned against …

Why Adidas Beat Nike at the World Cup

In the 2014 World Cup of sporting goods companies, Adidas has beaten Nike hands down. The mechanics of that victory are remarkably similar to those …