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Nutrient Analysis for Your Restaurant: The Break Down


If you have not yet taken the initiative to conduct a full nutrient analysis of your restaurant’s menu, the time is now. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will soon mandate that restaurants with 20 or more locations will be required to determine the nutrient content of menu items. So where does a restaurant [...]

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8 Virus Outbreaks In 3 Months


8 Virus Outbreaks In 3 Months. Reports hit the news of another Princess Cruise with a boatload of sick passengers. This time it was the Crown Princess, on a weeklong voyage along the coast of Southern California and Mexico, with an outbreak of norovirus. The back-to-back outbreaks certainly seem to suggest that the ship was [...]

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Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity


Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity. In order for our global society to develop solutions to pressing problems in an increasingly technology-driven and constantly changing world, we need to re-train our workforce to do what machines can’t: to be enterprising, independent and strategic thinkers—to be purposeful creators. This starts with changing the way students, [...]

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How To Host a Better Brainstorm


When conducted effectively, brainstorming sessions serve as a great avenue for company innovations. However, the opposite is also true. If mismanaged, brainstorming can result in stifled employee voices, hurt feelings, and team disharmony. Here is how to avoid a limiting brainstorming session, followed by ways to improve brainstorming productivity. Bad Brainstorming: Things to Avoid Poor [...]

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Copper Surfaces Fight Bacterial Infection


Copper Surfaces Fight Bacterial Infection. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted a public health registration to certain copper alloys for its ability to kill specific bacteria, including MRSA and e-coli. Hospitals are indeed dangerous places, and the emerging statistics on hospital-acquired infections (HAI) are more dire than ever. Read more at forbes.com. 5 Proactive Tips [...]

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Is Achieving Zero Waste Possible?


 Is Achieving Zero Waste Possible? The journey to Zero Waste is not an easy one, but when you break apart the waste streams that your small business produces you’ll find that it’s easier than you think. Read more at treehugger.com. How Doing Nothing Makes You A Better Leader. Here’s the truth: No one ever reached unimaginable [...]

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Your Company’s Guide to Celebrating Earth Day


To some, Earth Day is just one day in a year-long sustainability effort; to others, it is a unique one-day celebration to raise awareness of environmental issues. How much do you know about the history of Earth Day – April 22 – and what can your business do to celebrate? EARTH DAY BY THE NUMBERS [...]

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Committing to Customer Experience Brings Success


Committing to Customer Experience Brings Success. Companies with higher satisfaction scores generally share several characteristics, including C-level support for customer experience, an integrated brand promise and customer experience, and consistency in business decisions and the overall customer experience itself. Read more at dmnews.com. Shortage Causes Lime Price to Double. A recent shortage and spike in [...]

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