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Level up pedagogy through esports

How to channel students’ passion for video games into engaging coursework.

5 tools to create engaging content with automation

Sam Meensian of USA Business Insurance looks at five tools marketing automation tools that can help you create better content – faster.

How to succeed at developing the women on your team

What can companies do to help women advance? Better training and development is one of several ideas.

Oat milk’s popularity expands to the ice cream case

Sales of plant-based ice cream are on the rise, fueled by new products including oat-based options.

Transforming large-scale infrastructure project management
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Neglecting infrastructure can be costly and the challenge is compounded by the need to strategically budget scarce funding. Learn how to transform your public infrastructure management to solve these challenges.

ICYMI: Most read by educators

What’s trending? From SEL to microcredentials, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Health care must-reads: Cadillac tax, high prices and AI

What’s trending? From patient experience to nonclinical tasks, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Will your cultural values survive the test?

A strong economy makes it easier to support culture, training and L&D. But will that support survive a downturn?

Essential tips for managing your own career

Whether or not the boss initiates or even engages in the career dialogue, perhaps the more fundamental question is whether it’s his job to do so? Shouldn’t we take the proverbial “bull by the horns” and chart our own course?

Leverage data to close achievement gaps

Administrators share how they used data to support their district’s students as individuals.

Embracing experiential marketing is key to reaching today’s consumer
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As consumers spend less time shopping in-store, experiential marketing is emerging as a powerful way to influence purchase decisions and create consumer loyalty.

Getting ahead of the climate change curve

Here are five things to help any leader start building climate resilience.

3 psychology secrets to become mentally strong

Mental toughness is the ability to manage your emotions and control your thoughts and behavior in ways that will set you up for success. It’s not something you’re born with— it’s something you can learn, and not only in tough times.

Dinner from the gas station?

With perennial disruptor Amazon already offering Amazon meal kits in their Go stores, wider adoption may not be too far off for other convenience stores.