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How well do your people behave as stewards of your organization's resources?

Coding is not just for math class

Coding builds creativity, problem solving skills. Three ways to bring it into your classroom.

Preferences shared to one system should easily propagate across all your outbound communication platforms with a clear understanding of the source of the change.

What’s trending? From Blue Ribbons to unexcused absences, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Driven by changing consumer demands, food retailers large and small are finding success with a renewed focus on fresh grocery items.

AWEA windmill

Wind energy experts discuss trends in finance and investment

Taco Bell

New product news was popular this week with news of Nestle’s plans to debut new products under the Starbucks label and Taco Bell's Diablo Tortilla Chips.


Do you really know how you'll react to a crisis?

Intelligent city framework

Big cities aren't the only local governments that can successfully adopt "smart" technology, argues ICMA's chief technology and innovation officer.

Daniel H. Pink: "When"

Daniel Pink offers advice on thinking about decisions better, especially about when we do what things.


Beware: Smart, engaged employees can still fail at storytelling.

5 tips for recruitment, retention

Emotional intelligence, rethinking hiring procedures and other tips for recruitment, retention.

Bicycle crash

When a collison is imminent, we have two options: Retreat and judge, or offering understanding and grace.

Volatility likely to reach capital markets eventually, experts say

Capital markets haven't shown much of a response to economic volatility, but that is likely to change, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.