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You're Not Using the Phone Enough and It's a Problem Stop only texting and emailing.

By Ross McCammon

This story appears in the November 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Illustration by Paul Sahre

Hey, wanna feel old? Great. Let me a get a startup exec. on the phone. [Ring, ring] Hi there. I'm trying to reach Elena Gorman, product marketing lead at HipChat, the group-chat and file-sharing company. [Waiting] Elena, hello! Question for you: What do you think of when I say the word telephone?

"Working in Silicon Valley, I haven't had a desk with a phone on it since 2010."

You don't say?

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