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"Right or wrong, you'll learn from your mistakes, but waffling and not being decisive can really kill you, especially in business."


Last week's poll question: When you're feeling burned out, how do you handle it?

What’s trending? From personalized learning to hiring, don’t miss these most-read stories.


Look at how you might be struggling with coalition-building in your organization and find ways to build relationships that will be the key to your future success.

state fair food

Summer adds a whole range of new food options fighting for the consumer dollar.

Grocery competition, Campbell and Breyers were hot topics this week

Read this week's list of top-clicked food and beverage stories, from competition on the grocery front to news from Campbell and Breyers.

All of us need to be in sales. What you are selling is YOU.


Illinois-based Magnetar Capital is expanding its energy franchise, which dates back to 2005

2017 may be the year we see a shift from big theatrical releases to OTT productions.

Educator Tamara Letter uses the Kindness Passion Project to help teach positive tech use.


Leaders are trained to develop plans, there’s little training on or discussion about what happens to plans after they're submitted and underway.


Last week's poll question: How successful are you at getting business cases approved?


One thing should be clear: Leadership is not easy. But it is doable. And the world needs you.

Miyoko's Kitchen is turning artisan vegan cheese into a big business

Miyoko's Kitchen founder Miyoko Schinner

FDIC headquarters

Strange days at the FDIC, a new nominee for the CFTC, and a nothing burger speech from the new chair of the SEC