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The goal of coaching is to help people bring out their own abilities and find solutions that already lie within them. Here's advice on how to do that through feedback.

A veteran teacher details how she helps every student find their own voice and how she fosters collaboration.

Why direct digital sales are key to success in the restaurant delivery space

Taking ownership of delivery orders through direct digital sales is essential for restaurants to stand the test of time, Olo founder and CEO Noah Glass writes.

What portion of your team's work is done remotely?

Two experts share tips for getting funding for your school safety initiatives.


Invoca’s Gregg Johnson explores the importance of emotional intelligence when using automation.

How can grocers and food producers cater to flexitarians?

Flexitarian diets are on the rise -- find out what these consumers are seeking.

What’s trending? From teen depression to gifted programs, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Remote work

Here are 10 tips that can help you be more effective in your communication with others, especially when you’re not able to interact in person.

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This week, readers gravitated towards CPG stories, with new product news taking the cake in the top five most-read stories.

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As the US economy continues to shift, understanding and meeting the needs of low-income consumers in the US has never been more critical.


Just as people express a common language through different accents, we express our common humanity from different perspectives. Finding the fusion is where magic happens.

Project-based learning gives English language learning students the opportunity to work on their communication skills while studying engaging topics.

When budgets get cut, how do you handle investing in your people?