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How the Amazon Prime mindset has changed fast casual dining

Meatheads founder and chief executive Tom Jednorowicz shares tips on how restaurants can preserve the in-restaurant dining experience in the age of delivery.

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

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

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

Last week's poll question: How willing is your organization to go above and beyond to take care of its associates?


Taylor Farms' CEO discusses one of the problems with growth -- finding enough talent.

Virtual success for rural schools

Four steps to setting up a winning distance-learning program in rural areas.

While meal kit delivery companies have certainly captured the imaginations of investors and the media, consumers are a different story.


Traits associated with emotional intelligence make for better leaders, and while these traits may seem natural and inborn, they can also be learned, fostered, developed and honed.

What’s trending? From discipline to student retention, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Top 10: Diet Coke's new look, Dunkin's smaller menu

The new look and line of flavors that Coca-Cola rolled out for Diet Coke was the most-clicked story among SmartBrief food and beverage readers this week.


Listening is a leadership responsibility that does not appear in the job description. It isn’t hard, either, but it does require commitment.

Q&A: How Premier Nutrition grows talent through collaboration and gives back to the community
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Premier Nutrition Corporation President Darcy Horn Davenport discusses how cultivating a corporate culture that encourages collaboration and giving back to the community helps PNC nurture talent and stay competitive in the active nutrition category.


For visions to be useful tools, they can’t be relegated to posters and badge cards. They must become a living and breathing part of day-to-day work and interactions.

Last year laid the foundation for great innovation in audio technology now