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5 tools for presentation literacy

Learn from #TeachlikeTED founder Rachel Mann about how tech can support communication skills

How food, beverage brands are going digital to improve the customer experience

From mobile to AI, find out how four food and beverage brands are using digital technology to improve the customer experience.

U.S. Capitol

The consequences of poor leadership and communication in an organization parallel that of a nation in shutdown.

What’s trending? From school rankings to absenteeism, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Solar panels

How the presence of Trump is changing international financial regulation, Kashkari keeps trying, clean renewables and corporations, and the smartest guy not in Davos

John F. Kennedy

It's not a sign of weakness to say, "I take the blame."


A scorecard for Government Sachs, Nike finally does it, SGX gets ahead, Macron woos Davos crowd

The majority of this week’s most popular news covered the CPG and retail industries, with the breaking news earlier this week about Ferrero’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Nestle’s US chocolate business taking the most-read spot.

Meet our annual Educators’ Choice Content Award winners, Kerry Gallagher and Brian Sztabnik.


People who demonstrate grace know that humility is more powerful than vanity, concern is more influential than command.


Bitcoinitis, Deutsche Bank playing with fire, the CFPB and 950% interest rates, WMD and the weather

Sponsored Content

From site selection through planning, construction and maintenance, shopping centers are using high-resolution aerial maps as guides

Chrissy Romano-Arrabito embraces social media to help students connect to classroom culture.

Emotional intelligence

Our reactions to obstacles, misfortune and adversity are often habitual rather than deliberate. A little training and awareness can help us develop the emotional intelligence we need to make smarter choices and be more succes

Beta test

Entrepreneurs offer advice on getting beta testers for your product or service.