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Keeping remote workers and company assets secure
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It is incumbent upon businesses to regularly review and update their policies, procedures and protocols for minimizing offsite risks. To keep employees and company assets safe, take these considerations into account in your planning.

Top 10: More PPP for restaurants, a Save A Lot turnaround and ice cream for dogs

Restaurants were able to apply for loans this week under a second round of Paycheck Protection Program funding.

How to launch your startup in 2021

If you've been thinking about starting a business, there's no better time than now. Here are some mindsets you'll want to have on your entrepreneurial journey.

Leaders must practice empathy

Empathy is necessary for leaders today, but unpacking what "empathy" means requires care and attention. Two doctors offer advice on how to think about and apply empathy.

How marketing automation can impact remote work

Want to make remote work more efficient? It’s time to leverage marketing automation. Attrock’s Gaurav Sharma explains how marketing automation can help your business grow.  

How strong are your coaching skills?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: How strong are your coaching skills?

How leaders can respond to "new year, not-so-new challenges" syndrome

The new year's energy fades quickly. How can leaders help their teams and employees move forward throughout all of the coming year?

Why foreign-language skills matter for the next-generation workforce

The demand for language skills is greater than it’s ever been before -- and it is only getting bigger. ACTFL’s Howie Berman outlines a plan to get there.

Talking vaccines: The new communications hurdle for employers

Vaccines are here, but employees are concerned and, in some cases, resistant. What can employers do to encourage vaccinations and be clear about workplace policies?

Increased demand for off-premises ushers in new era of restaurant design

Restaurants are responding to growing takeout sales with new store designs that put off-premises front and center.

Huddle up each morning

Here are 6 reasons why a daily huddle might be just the thing your team needs to start each day focused and energized.

What 2021 requires from leaders

How can executives deliver strong leadership in 2021? Watch this video to find out 3 tips for the new year.

EdCamp: How to run yours virtually

While they are popular, vibrant events, EdCamps in their original format cannot currently take place in person in most school communities nationwide. That doesn’t mean they cannot happen -- and one school figured out how to run them virtually.

Is touchless checkout the next frontier for food retailers?

Food retailers large and small are turning to technology to streamline the checkout process.

3 under-the-radar opportunities for construction, design firms

The coronavirus pandemic has forced builders and designers to think outside the box. Here are three strategies that warrant consideration.

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