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    SmartBrief on Leadership

  • Silicon Valley execs feel the need for speed

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:23 am
    Executives from Google, Facebook and Apple are among those renting out racetracks and muscle cars.  -More- 
  • If everyone agrees, your product may not be that great

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:23 am
    The Segway was supposed to change the way we travel, but it wound up being used mostly by mall cops and tour guides, writes A -More- 
  • Leaders need to look for problem-solvers, says Chevron CEO

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:23 am
    Leaders need to surround themselves with people who speak their minds and know how to approach problems positively, says Chev -More- Create a productive, happy work culture with The Power of Thanks Are you interested in new, creative ways to improve team dynamics? Do you strive for a happier team-level culture? Join us for a discussion with The Power of Thanks authors Eric Mosley and Derek Irvine as they share powerful research on crafting a meaningful, productive work culture. Click here to learn more or to register to attend.
  • Have you lost touch with reality?

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:23 am
    Leaders can become disconnected from their teams and the facts on the ground in what Tanveer Naseer calls "leadership vertigo -More- 
  • Lego's competitive advantage is its study of playtime

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:23 am
    Lego's sales and profit both increased by double-digit percentage points in 2014, thanks in large part to the company's resea -More- 
 
 
 
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    Aviation eBrief

  • U.S. regulations require 2 crew members in the cockpit

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am
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  • New Texas aerial tour company booked solid thanks to Facebook posts by happy customers

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am
    Mckay Ure, a former military pilot, recently launched a company, Island Biplanes, to give tours over South Padre Island in Te -More- 
  • SuperSTOL Stretch XL designed for more power

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am
    Just Aircraft's SuperSTOL light sport aircraft is now 2 feet longer in the tail section and 6 inches longer up front.  -More- Consider This — Many pilots have life insurance policies that cost them more than necessary. Just because you fly don't overpay for life insurance. The Pilot Insurance Center agents are experts in life insurance that is aviation friendly and priced right for pilots. Get complete coverage with no aviation exclusions. Fast no hassle quotes online at — PICLIFE.COM
  • Pilot set to attempt his own record for most inverted flat spins

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am
    Pilot Spencer Suderman is planning an attempt at breaking his own Guinness World Record for the most inverted flat spins in a -More- Finance your Aircraft with AirFleet Capital. Get approved for an aircraft loan in 1-2 business days! We provide low rates and terms to 20 years on new & used aircraft along with fast, personal service and an experienced staff to make the process simple. With great values on aircraft and our low rates, it's the time to finance. Call (800)390-4324 or request a quote at AirFleetCapital.com
  • Job of the week: Sales exec, Corporate Aviation Insurance Group

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:10 am
    Corporate Aviation Insurance Group is looking for a sales executive who is knowledgeable and passionate about aviation, excel -More- DESSER TIRE & RUBBER OFFERS $10.00 OFF ANY $100+ ONLINE ORDER TO AOPA MEMEBERS! Desser, the world's oldest and largest aircraft tire distributor is offering $10 off any $100 or more online order. Choose from many great brands. Plus, get FREE SHIPPING in the Continental US. Visit the AOPA Lifestyles Member Discounts website to see this and other great deals.
 
 
 
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    ASCD SmartBrief

  • Michelle Obama celebrates 5 years of "Let's Move!"

    27 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    Five years after first lady Michelle Obama launched the "Let's Move!" campaign, obesity rates are holding steady among U.S.  -More- 
  • How "embodied learning" gets results

    27 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    "Embodied learning" -- a concept in which students learn through movement -- has shown promising results in several recent st -More- The complete PLC experience—without the travel! Develop a collaborative culture to support your strategic goals—by implementing a professional learning community! Over 85,000 educators have found PLC at Work™ Institutes led by renowned experts are the best way to start. Learn how you can stream this powerful learning experience directly to your staff, saving the travel cost. Learn more!
  • Essential Questions: Opening Doorways to Student Understanding

    27 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    During this professional development institute, ASCD authors Jay McTighe or Grant Wiggins will share examples of essential qu -More- 
  • 4 tips to create connected-learning communities

    27 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    Communication between teachers, administrators, students and parents is a fundamental step in creating a connected-learning c -More- 
  • Study: Spending more time on homework may raise obesity risk in boys

    27 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
     -More- All middle-grades math teachers should have It's All Relative at their fingertips during planning and instruction. This handy 98-page flipchart is designed to engage students and develop deep conceptual understandings while correcting common misconceptions. 30 modules focus on key standards with instructional strategies, activities, and reproducibles. Download 3 free lessons!
 
 
 
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    ProChef SmartBrief

  • Put a new spin on salsa verde

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    Salsa verde can be prepared in myriad ways with whatever ingredients are on hand, writes Amy Scattergood.  -More- 
  • How Portsmouth, N.H., is raising its culinary profile

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    A small group of chefs are working to boost the reputation of Portsmouth, N.H.'s dining scene, with innovative menus and farm -More- 
  • Restaurants diversify bread offerings

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    Restaurants are adding specialty breads to the menu to capture customers demanding more flavor options made with premium ingr -More- "Baseball cut" avocados add plating pizazz Any way you slice them, Avocados From Mexico lend a year-round fresh factor to virtually any menu item. Try them with sunny citrus and peppy pomegranate for a unique flavor profile that's perfect any time of year. Get the recipe here.
  • Nose-to-tail cooking with lamb

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    Chef Seamus Mullen of El Colmado Butchery in New York City shares tips for breaking down a whole lamb and how to use every in -More- 
  • Choose your path to success

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    With all the career opportunities available in the food and beverage industry, now is the best time to start your personal jo -More- 
 
 
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    NRF SmartBrief

  • Banana Republic takes casual route with new NYC flagship

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:03 am
    Banana Republic's new New York City flagship on Fifth Avenue sports the Gap-owned brand's new look.  -More- Report | Biggest Breaches of 2014: Lessons Learned The scale and frequency of customer data breaches is increasing - so are government fines. And today, customers expect a response that prioritizes their interests over all others. There are steps you can take, such as building and testing an incident response plan, to ensure that when a breach occurs, you recover quickly and with minimal damage to your business and reputation. Download this Forrester Research report to learn…
  • NRF SmartStat: March 27, 2015

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:03 am
    The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the largest of 29 ports on the West Coast and the largest in the United States.  -More- 
  • Slow cargo, weather take toll on Lululemon

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:03 am
    Lululemon Athletica booked a 16% jump in sales during the holiday quarter, but said delays related to the West Coast ports sl -More- 
  • Amazon is on the hunt for a better robot

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:03 am
    Amazon will hold a contest in May for 30 teams, which will compete to prove that their robot prototypes would be the best fit -More- Dream BIG: Your future is open for business NRF is once again collaborating with University of Phoenix to offer the Dream BIG Scholarship to 20 retail workers who want to enhance their careers through education. Applications for full-tuition scholarships are open through March 31. Learn more and share this link to change a retail employee's life.
  • RadioShack creditors back Standard General bid

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:03 am
    RadioShack has asked a bankruptcy court judge to approve Standard General's buyout plan, a deal that would keep 1,743 of the  -More- 
 
 
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    AH&LA SmartBrief

  • Column: Make attitude a top priority for hiring

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:04 am
    When looking to add members to your hospitality team, it's important to check whether the applicant's attitude fits with the  -More- 
  • Fairmont Hotels buys San Diego's Grand Del Mar hotel

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:04 am
    FRHI Hotels & Resorts and Blum Capital have purchased the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego for an undisclosed amount.  -More- 
  • Execs: Fundamentals are spurring investors to take on new development

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:04 am
    The rosy outlook for the lodging industry continues this year with the addition of increased interest in newbuild projects, a -More- Rubbermaid Commercial Products launches Slim Jim Step-On Combining a slender design, smaller footprint and durable construction with a step-on feature, Slim Jim® Step-On refuse containers make optimal use of space, while allowing for hands-free operation. This new line of containers is designed to improve productivity, enhance environmental aesthetics, and promote safety and wellbeing. Learn more, see it in action.
  • Starwood opens first 1 Hotel in Miami Beach

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:04 am
    The recently opened 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach in Miami Beach is the first property under the 1 Hotel eco-luxury brand by St -More- 
  • Home2 Suites is coming to Atlanta in Sept.

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:04 am
    Walton International is bringing Atlanta its first Home2 Suites extended-stay hotel, with an anticipated opening date of Sept -More- 
 
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