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Light-touch regulation or no-touch regulation? Maaaaarcus grew and MoochWatch continued

SmartPulse -- our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Leadership -- tracks feedback from more than 210,000 business leaders. Is your organization rigorous about succession planning?

The Soulfull Project takes a new and localized approach to one-for-one model
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Assessing literacy growth with the 4 Ms

How to evaluate student reading growth using the 4M model.


Here are six jobs great leaders do every day in the pursuit of top-performing players.

A therapy dog’s role in creating a trauma-informed classroom

Plant-based foods bloom amid growing demand

Consumers are demanding more plant-based food options and companies are obliging with a slew of new products.

The missing piece of Glass-Steagall debate, markets get jittery, more Boeing layoffs and does the Fed need more diversity?

What’s trending? From DOE staffing to smarter 1st-graders, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Unilever plans to sell its spreads division

Top 10: Unilever’s spread sale, Taco Bell’s breakfast test


You can win people’s hearts and minds and inspire commitment, not just compliance, by promoting originality, compassion, and autonomy when handling employee issues.

Banks warm to energy, more Chinese accounting fun, Tarullo and Jedis, and the most heart-warming story of the week


The power of modeling cannot be overstated. Simply living one’s own mindfulness practice offers an opportunity to lead by example.

Wall Street beats Main Street, Brits wanna be Yanks, CFTC seats get warm; and Bankers flip the script on geopolitical risk