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Burger trends: Balance between meat and not, daring and classic

From innovative sauces and high-end meats and cheeses to innovative replacements for the traditional bun, Datassential takes a look at the the biggest opportunities for growth in the ever-successful category.

Time for a learning reset: Developing critical readers

Before we can talk about recovering from reading skills lost over the last year, we must first acknowledge students’ deep trauma. A roundup of stories on reading instruction and walking students through trauma.

3 ways to manage up today

Executives are busy, and how you communicate with them makes a difference -- especially when you need something from them.

Pandemic perspectives from the ICU: What the public should know

Critical Care SmartBrief is asking readers to share their COVID-19 experience from the ICU.

5 tasks my middle school successfully moved to virtual

Here's how moving several middle-school programs from in-person to a virtual format succeeded.

How effective is your executive team?

Executive teams need measurement just like anyone else to see how they're doing. Here's a look at how that applies to culture.

What marketers need to know about local in 2021

Klarn DePalma of MNI Targeted Media offers best practices from the 2019-20 election cycle that marketers can use to help brands engage customers across channels, and with meaningful, personalized messaging.

How do you handle situations where you warn someone of something, they don't listen, and then it happens?

Poll: How do you handle situations where you warn someone of something, they don't listen, and then it happens?

Cardona on higher ed: "We have to lead with a sense of urgency"

At an industry event on Monday, US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona used a frustrating internet connection to prove a point on the digital divide.

The food industry turns its focus to sesame

A rise in sesame allergies has caused a stir in the food industry in recent years. How are the government and the food industry responding?

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Strategies for making diversity, inclusion a reality

These eight ways to work toward diversity, equity and inclusion with intention throughout your organization.

What COVID-19 has taught us about the importance of purpose

Purpose is especially important a year into this pandemic, when people are tired, stressed and looking for meaning.

Top 10: New goldfish crackers and a Fresh Market IPO

Pepperidge Farm and Ferrero have created new snacks, The Fresh Market plans to go public and $1.9T COVID-19 relief plan helps restaurants.