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Jean Marie Brownson co-founded Frontera Foods.

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Black & Veatch's Haberberger shares more details on the world’s first converted Floating Liquefaction (FLNG) vessel.


Developing your leadership capabilities will require mindful practice, every day, of making courageous choices.


Be more deliberate, precise and patient in your hiring, and you'll find you can scale faster.

Top 10: General Mills' growth strategy, Halo Top's turnaround and possible P.F. Chang's sale

General Mills' growth strategy, the changes that led to Halo Top's turnaround and the possible sale of P.F. Chang's were this week's top stories.


Be brave to discover the next big thing.

Need a “silver bullet”? Try SEL

Four ways to build a comprehensive and intentional SEL program.

Give second chances

Ex-offenders can help fill talent gaps, says SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor. His ideas to make it happen.

Light bulb

In industry after industry, companies find themselves facing a new normal. Call it continuous disruption, as oxymoronic as that sounds.

Making summer money online

Need a summer side hustle? Here are three ideas to try.

Last week's question: What's the most exciting part of your job?


Your conversations are wasting your time, but you don’t realize it’s happening. How can you fix this?

Baker Botts' McArdle talks evolution of LNG contracts

Hamish McArdle, partner at Baker Botts LLP, shares his insights on the evolution of the LNG market.

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