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Top 10: Campbell CEO steps down, Wendy's redesigns and Elon Musk has a candy plan

Changes at Campbell Soup, Wendy's new store design and Elon Musk's plan to enter the candy market got readers' attention this week.

Heart attack helps teacher find joy

Rigid school cultures are driving teacher stress. How one teacher found his way back to joy.

Plant-based meat, cold coffee and savory uses for yogurt were hot at National Restaurant Show

Plant-based meat, new takes on cold coffee and culinary uses for yogurt were three of the top trends at this year's National Restaurant Association Show.


A communication plan details what needs to be shared with whom and how that communication will be delivered.

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Cities are working to reduce traffic fatalities by adopting Vision Zero goals.

Break through the advertising noise with better engagement strategies

casual dining

Turning the spotlight to casual dining and how the segment is adapting to evolving consumer expectations.


What can we learn from research that suggests some values cycle through generations? How does that help us at work?

4 digital tools for teacher mentors

From communicating to skill training, four tools for teacher coaches.


Valuing growth over all can make any workplace, even a nonprofit, susceptible to a toxic culture.

Last week's question: How structured is your approach to problem-solving?

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Roofers can use aerial imagery to more quickly grow their businesses

Cutting-edge tech emphasizes convenience, customer service

Emerging technologies such as facial recognition and robotics can help streamline operations and enhance the guest experience, panelists said during a session at The National Restaurant Association Show.

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The future of connected vehicles depends on infrastructure