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Finding my voice

School and community helped one student discover new experiences, expand her world view--and find a voice to make a difference.

Consumers, chefs increasingly turn to alternative flour

As consumers continue to seek out healthy substitutes for everyday favorites and grapple with dietary needs and desires, the alternative flour market is seeing a surge.

Human-Centered Design lets carriers unlock the door to the Experience Economy

Mobile Posse’s Arty Rivera explores the importance of Human-Centered Design and how mobile carriers can use that approach to improve the customer experience.

From industry giant to rising startup: CPGs make genuine connections between brands and consumers

Executives from P&G and oral care startup Hello Products talked to attendees at Retail's Big Show about how the way they approach advertising and talk to consumers has changed in the era of DTC.

FETC 2020: A glimpse at the next decade of edtech

A new decade brought a flurry of ideas and potential for the edtech industry.

Doing for maximal productivity

How to take your plans for better productivity and overcome distractions.

Top 10: H-E-B's Texas roots, Red Robin's turnaround and hydroponic veggies at Whole Foods

Vertical farming startup Plenty has signed a deal to supply Whole Foods and Safeway stores.

Take control of vocal delivery: Be yourself and be heard

Vocal delivery matters -- the trick is to get better at it without becoming obsessed.

How often do you move team members around to cross-pollinate skills and culture?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll: How often do you move team members around to cross-pollinate skills and culture?

Achieve sustainability through digital transformation in 2020
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For companies that are open to digital transformation, 2020 is going to be a banner year. Technology has improved efficiencies and increased productivity in the workplace unlike anything seen since the ‘90s.

Editor’s take – Health care and life sciences: Google might have your health data, the ACA (again) and tax relief

A suprising Google partnership, the ACA's murky future and a few long-sought gifts for health care stakeholders captured attention in Q4.

5 leadership styles and the one that outperforms them all

There are many leadership styles, but only one optimal method, argues research.

Why curriculum mapping matters and how to pull it off

Strategies to get your district on track with curriculum mapping.

How a middle school classroom redesign increased student ownership of learning

Middle-school students took ownership of their learning when their teacher redesigned their classroom

What’s Hot for 2020: Plant-based, many ways

Plant-based proteins came out on top of the culinary trends ranked by chefs in a new report from The National Restaurant Association, but the survey also sheds some light on other trends we can expect to see in plant-forward dishes this year.