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Seeking out the path to CPG's omnichannel future

How are CPG brands catering to today's connected consumer, and how can they take the next step in digital?

Chick-fil-A tests family meals in three markets

Top 10: Chick-fil-A, Amazon, Lidl grab readers' attention


You know how to make casual conversation, right? Then you're already on your way to great public speaking and presentations.


The key isn’t to avoid fear. It’s to recognize, attack and wrestle it to the ground. Sure, you’ll get scratched up. But you’ll also learn some valuable lessons in the process.

How a day-to-day mindset can help frustrated teachers work with challenging students

Find out which qualities create the foundation for successful leadership in schools and beyond.

Tin Man

If there's one essential characteristic a leader must have to thrive, it is having heart — heart for the team and for the business.


Today's business world is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. If you want to move your career or company forward, you have to know how to lead yourself and those around you.

How restaurants can launch effective delivery services

Restaurants that want to launch delivery services often aren’t sure where to start and whether to use an in-house program or to outsource it. Consider these tips to make the decision easier.


"Right or wrong, you'll learn from your mistakes, but waffling and not being decisive can really kill you, especially in business."


Last week's poll question: When you're feeling burned out, how do you handle it?

Tips for using digital journals to boost reading comprehension.

Tips for using digital journals to boost reading comprehension.

What’s trending? From personalized learning to hiring, don’t miss these most-read stories.

state fair food

Summer adds a whole range of new food options fighting for the consumer dollar.


Look at how you might be struggling with coalition-building in your organization and find ways to build relationships that will be the key to your future success.