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Obama Approval 52% +1
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In 1977, Americans opposed President Jimmy Carter's plan to extend permanent resident status to immigrants who had been living illegally in the U.S. for more than seven years.

When leaders make strengths-based development a priority, their companies make larger, faster strides toward strengths outcomes.

Employees across generations have a shared need for clear expectations in the workplace.

Americans' recollections of what they heard about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump this week included many references to the New York and New Jersey bombings. By late in the week, references to Clinton in conjunction with the coming debate were frequent.

The last major-party presidential nominee who refused to participate in a debate was Jimmy Carter in 1980. Most voters disapproved of his decision, but it may have helped Ronald Reagan establish his kinder, gentler persona.

B2Bs need a sales strategy that is advisory, is tailored to each customer and provides valuable insights through analytics.

by Lance Tarrance

Presidential debates aren't always pivotal in campaigns, but they can be -- and they are always high theater. The elements are in place for 2016 to be one of those times the debates really matter.

Articles providing context for the 2016 presidential election

A Gallup study proves the business benefits of strengths-based development for employees.

by Jim Clifton

Twenty-five million U.S. adults are invisible in media coverage of the widely reported 4.9% official unemployment rate.

A contradiction among millennials: This generation is extremely digitally connected, yet unattached to institutions and employers.

Billions Worldwide Are Giving Back to Their Communities

by Helen Stubbs

College presidents say they value teaching and student service, but they are not incentivizing faculty to pursue these roles. "Publish or perish" is undermining student success and the mission of higher education.

A significant part of any company's identity is its culture, which has five significant drivers.

U.S. workers worry more about having their benefits reduced than about being laid off, getting a pay cut or having their hours cut. Fewer worry about each of these possibilities than did so from 2009-2013.

There's a gap between stated company cultures that leaders envision and the culture employees experience.

The Ritz-Carlton is a model for colleges and universities -- but not in the way you think.

Most new teachers are millennials. But few public school superintendents think their districts understand this generation's workplace needs.