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KIND's debut of new frozen snack bars topped this week's most-read list.

KIND's debut of new frozen snack bars topped this week's most-read list.

Stories Company’s Kory Grushka says we can’t take PowerPoint presentations for granted and offers a three-step approach for creating the right framework for your next one.


Trust isn't just a human good -- it's a business necessity. And yet in so many ways we're failing right now.


WokenUp could be the go-to platform for positive social media

Plant-based foods, off-premise tech solutions stood out at restaurant show

Plant-based foods and beverages, technology solutions aimed at optimizing takeout and delivery, and edible alternatives to straws and utensils stood out on the show floor at the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show.

How to stop a bad habit

People are not pigeons. Move beyond the reward/punish dynamic when you want to help people become motivated.

Deciding what (and when) to delegate

Delegating tasks can be tricky. Here’s how to do it right.

STEM Resource Roundup: 5 free tools

What do the Army, NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL have in common? Free real-world STEM programs.

What’s been your experience with individual contributors moving into management roles?

Most marketers will most likely see the extinction of Nielsen ratings during their careers. So, after accepting that a common currency isn’t coming, what can marketers do? Dataxu’s Raymond Dooley explores those answers.

Maintain learning momentum

Student interest waning as the year winds down? Three ways to pull them back

What’s trending? From poor safety grades to GoodRx, don’t miss these most-read stories.

What’s trending? From student motivation to new SAT scores, don’t miss these most-read stories.

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Investing in underutilized talent pools can strengthen the restaurant workforce

Hiring and retaining staffers is a top concern among restaurant operators, and tapping into underemployed populations offers a solution that can benefit restaurants, the overall industry and the communities it serves.