ClusterTruck founder rolls out self-tested delivery platform

Sept. 7, 2022 Chris Baggott and Meredith Sandland have created Empower Delivery, a software company that allows delivery-centric restaurants to profitably and sustainably serve off-premise demand, according to a company press release. Born from ClusterTruck, a vertically integrated virtual restaurant and ghost kitchen, Empower Delivery allows restaurants to offer less than 30-minute delivery times, food … Read more

Why The ‘4 + 1’ Workweek Is Inevitable

Multiple forces are converging to make a clear case that the future of work will be a ‘4 + 1’ … [+] workweek – 4 days of work and 1 day of learning and skilling. getty There’s been a lot of buzz about a 4-day workweek. But it will be the ‘4 + 1’ workweek … Read more

Inside the pandemic evolution of casual-dining leader Dine Brands

As two behemoths in the casual-dining sector, Applebee’s and IHOP — the two concepts housed within Dine Brands Global — were rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. But each brand quickly adapted to the new industry conditions, and that evolution continues today as each concept looks to improve its efficiencies and labor conditions leveraging new tools … Read more

The New Rules of Work Clothes

I remember my first keynote speech for a major Fortune 50 financial institution. I wanted to make a powerful first impression, so I went to Nordstrom and spent 10% of my speaking fee on Jimmy Choo shoes that would “demonstrate my business success.” I’ve since worn those black stilettos on stages around the world. And … Read more

Pro Tip: If You’re Suing YouTube And Asking For More Time Because The CEO Is Sick, Don’t Post A Highly Produced YouTube Video Attacking The Ruling & Lawyers

from the not-how-any-of-this-works dept There are a bunch of moving parts involved in this case that I really wasn’t planning on covering — but something quite amusing happened and I can’t resist. The basics are fairly straightforward: there’s an outfit named “Business Casual” that makes videos, apparently sometimes discussing historical events and whatnot. One part … Read more

3 Easy Ways To Better Prioritize Your Day

When you have a lot of work to do, have a plan of attack. getty Making decisions can be exhausting. When you feel overwhelmed with work, you may not know where to start with your work. Consider the following three ways to help you better organize your workday: 1. Identify what you need to do, … Read more

What to know if you unretire

Kelvin Murray | Getty Images A combination of record high prices and a record number of job openings has been encouraging more retirees to go back to work. The trend, called “unretirement,” rebounded this spring to pre-pandemic levels. About two-thirds, or 68%, of retirees would consider returning to work, according to a recent CNBC All-America … Read more