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The Death of Truth

Media luminaries weigh the future of news at GFLC 2017

Five lessons as millennials mature and evolve

We not only uncover how the subgroups within this generation think and behave differently, but we also dive into how millennials differ from the population overall. Here are five early findings.

Shopping mall

Here are some ways retailers should consider creating more meaningful experiences for shoppers this holiday season.


As a leader, what if you feel you’re not innovative? It's possible to create a mindset that will allow you to develop your creativity.

Ian Bremmer and J.D. Vance discuss geopolitical uncertainty with Gillian Tett

Ian Bremmer and J.D. Vance discuss geopolitical uncertainty with Gillian Tett

3 ways to use video for training

Three benefits to using video for exchanging ideas and supporting instruction.

Last week's poll question: Which do you manage more closely: your personal finances or your business’ finances?

Ban Ki-Moon speaks at GFLC 2017

Former United Nations Secretary-General highlights climate change, terrorism and trouble on the Korean Peninsula


How publication companies are coping with our rapidly changing media environment.


How can we cultivate a new generation of leaders to match the achievements of those from the past?

What’s trending? From student engagement to holistic PE, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Report: How millennials, service and engagement are trending on social in food and beverage

A recent report identified millennials, customer service and engagement as major social trends. Find out how they play into SmartBrief's coverage of food and beverage news.


Let your people vent their feelings first before giving them a new assignment. It is good to confront the issues in the room before action is taken.

This week’s top 10 was heavy with CPG and food retail news, particularly stories having to do with Amazon.