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"Everyone leads" cultures need less storytelling and more story-doing

Senior leaders need to get more involved in leading. It sounds simple, but it's true, and storytelling alone won't get the job done.

Top 10: McDonald’s, Target, Peet’s Coffee made news

McDonald's Friendsgaming event, salmonella infections and a culinary experience from The Fresh Market made news this week.

You can’t unscramble eggs: How to create a new normal in classrooms

Teachers can embrace pandemic-prompted change by combining new methods with the best of the old pedagogy.

Are you communicating above the line?

A good pause is the starting point for improving your conversations, asking better questions and staying "above the line" as a communicative leader.

Why influencers are the secret sauce to successful social commerce

As brands go deeper into social commerce strategies, influencer marketing will become a key component to connecting with followers on social platforms and growing online sales revenue.

COP26 and Energy: A Supercharged Transition

Why net-zero goals need to shift to net-negative

Sustainability becoming ingrained in investment industry, execs say

Financial executives expect ESG criteria will be ubiquitous to all investing within a few years

Q&A: Pastry chef talks about the techniques, inspiration behind her edible works of art

Amber Spiegel of SweetAmbs talks about the inspiration behind her beautiful bakes and how her education at The Culinary Institute of America helped turn her passion for pastry decoration into a career.

4 steps to make the COVID-19 funding windfall sustainable

Districts can increase tech investments by reselling used devices

What’s trending for ice cream?

Ice cream consumers are gravitating toward offerings that focus on indulgence, unusual flavors and vegan ingredients.

The dangers of strategy myopia

Leaders need to define their strategy, regularly revisit it and avoid the perils of win/lose thinking.

6 ways SEL can open new doors to STEM

Expanding the view of STEM to incorporate the fields’ crucial soft skills has the potential to welcome a better diversity of students.

Using tech to scale student counseling and support

A school counselor shares how an online platform helps her support students in these challenging mental-health times.

Why need-based leadership is the shift we need

Need-based leadership is a different way of thinking about leadership and management, moving away from "great man" theory and leader-centric approaches to more closely consider the people affected most.

How to prepare for difficult conversations

Difficult conversations requires leaders to be prepared, to show the business case and to create an intention. Learn more about changing behavior through conversations.