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11 American Behaviors Considered Rude Around the World

Just because you’ve mastered the art of not looking like an uncultured, uncouth slob in your country doesn’t mean those skills translate to the rest …

New Survey Reveals How Men And Women Bank Differently

While it’s widely known that men, on average, earn more than women, it turns out there’s also a gender gap in banking behavior.<p>According to a recent survey by TD Bank, men rely on credit and invest more than women do, while women are bigger fans of mobile banking and pay more bank fees.<p>Here are …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.<p>Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have …

5 Habits That Are Destroying Your Ability to Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a supervisor, or just the director of a team within your organization, your leadership abilities will ultimately dictate your professional success or failure. As a successful leader, you can chart a course …

High Level

A lawyer in Austin, Texas, has admitted to putting 'exclusively for white people' stickers on stores

Adam Reposa, who calls himself the "DWI Badass" on his website, wrote on his Facebook page that he vandalized storefronts in an attempt to get people to care about gentrification.<p>"I never imagined it would be this easy," he wrote Thursday. "Remember it is valuable to see just what giving a f--k …

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Four Ways To Challenge Employees To Reach Their Potential

Jack Welch, the former CEO of General Electric famously said, “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Challenging your employees correctly to grow toward their potential is far easier said than done. We want to …

Leadership

Speaking Up As A Woman Of Color At Work

On her first day at work for a previous employer, Marisa Salcines’s boss asked her over lunch – quite perplexed – that if she was Latina, why didn’t she have an accent when speaking in English. She had already held senior positions at several other companies by then.<p>“I should have realized that day …

Berkshire's $6.4B Duracell Buy Another Smart Deal For Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is once-again showing his investing savvy in Berkshire Hathaway's $4.7 billion* purchase of Duracell from Procter & Gamble.<p>Thursday’s deal may be a bullish bet on the consumer battery market and areas where Duracell has expanded such as smartphone batteries, jump-starters and even …