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    1. How Facebook Might Be Planning a Very Smart Pivot

      How Facebook Might Be Planning a Very Smart Pivot

      A banking license? For a social network? Here's why Facebook's latest move is more forward-thinking than it seems.

      Facebook wants to bank its financial future on more than online advertising. In fact, the company wants to become a bank.

      A Little Bit Desperate... But Also Pretty Darn Smart
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    2. 8 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Client

      8 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Client

      We all have ‘em—you know, the clients who make you cringe when you see that they’re calling. The ones who drain your energy, criticize everything and are slow to pay. Difficult customers exist in every business, for every company, and even though you may want to kick them to the curb some days, you know that it’s better to keep them if you can. So, how can you keep your difficult clients and your sanity?

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      Mentions: Skype
    3. Yelp Gets on Business Owners’s Bad Sides Again With Latest Move

      Yelp Gets on Business Owners’s Bad Sides Again With Latest Move

      Business owners are finding a new reason to be angry at Yelp.

      Yahoo and Yelp recently struck a deal in which all Yahoo Local reviews will be replaced by Yelp reviews. Yahoo, in a move that suggests it was ready to get out of the review business, turned to review behemoth Yelp to fill in the gap on its local business listings.

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      Mentions: Yahoo Massachusetts
    4. 7 Reasons You Need to Manage Your Online Presence More Carefully

      7 Reasons You Need to Manage Your Online Presence More Carefully

      While CEOs understand the value of meticulously maintaining their company's image, most don't pay enough attention to their own.

      If I had a dollar for every CEO I've met who thinks his online presence is unimportant, I'd be a one-percenter. In today's column, my colleague Sam Ford, co-author of Spreadable Media, argues why it's critical for every CEO to pay close attention to his digital footprint. Take it away, Sam.

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      Mentions: Washington MIT
    5. 3 Beliefs of Highly Successful People

      3 Beliefs of Highly Successful People

      High achievement isn't just about what you do, it's also about what you believe, insists HubSpot founder Dharmesh Shah.

      Here on Inc.com, we frequently round up things you can do to be more successful. That makes sense -- we all want to know what we can do to achieve more, but as Hubspot founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah recently pointed out in one of his LinkedIn Influencer columns, success isn’t just a matter of what you do, but also of what you believe.

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    6. Lessons from Porsche's Customer-Service Fail

      Lessons from Porsche's Customer-Service Fail

      Here's what happens when a luxury goods company ignores a customer's valid and stunning complaints. One million YouTube views later, Porsche is dealing with much more than Nick Murray's lemon.

      If I asked, "Which luxury car company most recently extinguished a big engine-fire problem?" you would probably say Tesla. You'd be wrong.

      The Blacklist Lemon Law
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      Mentions: Samsung Reuters
    7. Stop Obsessing Over Exorbitant CEO Pay

      Stop Obsessing Over Exorbitant CEO Pay

      It's grotesque, but income inequality isn't as harmful as we think.

      Last weekend the New York Times published its annual list of executive compensation, with Oracle's Larry Ellison topping the charts at $78.4 million (and Disney's Bob Iger in a distant second, at $34.3 million). Pay packages have increased by an average of 9 percent since 2012, continuing a steady and spectacular rise even as average wages in the United States and throughout much of the developed world have stagnated.

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    8. 12 Simple Tricks For Saving Time on Email

      12 Simple Tricks For Saving Time on Email

      Sorting through your inbox can be a huge time suck. Here are a few ways you can make the process more efficient.

      Office workers spend about two hours a day on email.

      Cal Newport, author of "So Good They Can't Ignore You," argues that this is terrible for your career.

      While sending emails might feel productive, he says, it doesn't help you grow your professional skill set.

      With that in mind, we gathered these time-saving hacks.

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    9. 7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

      7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

      Instead of waiting for Friday to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.

      Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain in anticipation of the time off just says: I have had enough! Bring on the downtime. Then the afternoon just drags on and on.

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    10. 6 Ways Successful Businesspeople Stay on the Cutting Edge

      6 Ways Successful Businesspeople Stay on the Cutting Edge

      As business professionals, it’s critical that we continue learning and growing. Staying on top of new developments in our field can lead to important insights and bottom line results.

      But it’s not always easy to prioritize beneficial long-term habits when immediate concerns, from emails to meetings to client reports, loom large. That’s when it makes sense to cut through all the advice out there and learn a few things from top business experts, who make it their job to stay on the cutting edge.

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    11. The Next Strategic Advantage: True Privacy Protections

      The Next Strategic Advantage: True Privacy Protections

      Companies making a trade-off between user protections and revenue are still coming down on the wrong side of the privacy debate. And soon they'll begin to pay for it.

      Last October, Facebook drew fire for allowing teens to post publicly for the first time. Critics blasted the social network for "(monetizing) kids and teens. " Newsflash: Facebook has been and will continue to monetize every living being on its platform.

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      Mentions: Google
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