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Start small: Simple steps for growing as a leader

Becoming a good leader isn't an instant process. One of the best ways to grow as a leader is to learn by doing each and every day.

What SmartBrief's top leadership posts of 2021 tell us

What were SmartBrief's most read leadership blog posts this year? Find out in our annual SmartBrief on Leadership recap.

Managing the impact of surprises in the workplace
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To prepare for the unforeseen, here are some actions to take in advance.

10 future-forward foods & flavors to watch in 2022

Every December, as part of Datassential’s list of the trends to watch in the year ahead, it also release its list of the 10 foods, flavors, ingredients and dishes that should be on your radar.

Office managers: Is your break room ready for the return?
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As more employees return to the office after working from home, office managers can perk up the break room with beverage options that offer something for everyone.

Here are 5 ridiculous reasons you feel like an imposter at work

Most people will experience imposter syndrome at some point. Here are some archtypes of imposter syndrome and what you can do about it.

4 educator trends going into 2022

How edtech can help meet 4 new education needs

Reflecting now to create a successful year ahead

A formal exercise of reflection can help you sum up the year that's ending and refocus yourself to a better year ahead. Learn how.

5 ways administrators can support teacher well-being  

Staff SEL is just as vital as student SEL. Here's how to help.

Reflecting on 2021 with Pat Jones, IBTTA executive director and CEO

Pat Jones, executive director and CEO of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, discusses the challenges and successes of 2021 and the future of the tolling industry.

TikTok? Pinterest? How to choose the right social platform

Choosing which social media platforms are right for your brand is the biggest challenge marketers say they face in social marketing, a recent HubSpot survey found. Find out how to determine which social plaform is right for you.

As the year-end approaches, how did the year turn out for you versus expectations?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: As the year-end approaches, how did the year turn out for you versus expectations?

How to recognize, handle students’ emotional wellness woes

Practical ways to help emotionally struggling students

Consumers consciously invest in a sustainable future through purchases

Given the mounting problems facing the planet and its global citizens, it comes as no surprise that consumer sentiment for real change has significantly increased.

4 ways to kick off the Great Retention

Instead of worrying about everyone's who quitting in the Great Resignation, get started with retaining who you have. Here are some tips from a chief people officer on better retention.