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Failure comes when we give into defeat. Refusing to give in and pushing forward requires determination.

Financial regulation in a world where fragmentation is the new globalization

Americans ate 7.6% more cheese in 2016 compared to 2014

US cheese consumption grew while milk drinking declined, USDA says

Business meeting

If you have employees who love working for the company and believe in your brand, you have a chance to empower them to become some of your very best brand ambassadors.

Outlining the road to a digital future for banks and consumers

Learning doesn’t end with graduation from school. Learning doesn’t (only) come from books.

World Economic Forum - Davos

The only Davos panel of interest today was...

Food and beverage 2017 policy roundup

From soda taxes to overtime rules, check out the latest issues affecting your business.

Never forget that when you make honesty a key value, you generate the trust that is needed to truly make you a great leader.

C-suite execs from FinServ and Tech come together to weigh the future

Bitcoin technology

Have you considered how marketing will be upended by Bitcoin technology?

Learn how two schools use personalized learning to redefine student learning and success.


"Fake news" may end up being the buzzwords that defined 2016, but we’re not done hearing about them just yet.

Embracing data

Got data but don’t know what to do with it? Here are four tips to get you started.

World Economic Forum

A roundup of financial news and highlights coming out of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.