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2014-10-24 08:25:24

LONDON, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in environments with natural elements lead to an 8% increase in productivity and 13% higher level of well-being says EMEA study The Human Spaces Report [http://www.humanspaces.com ], commissioned by global modular flooring experts, Interface, and led by Organisational Psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has revealed EMEA employees who work in environments with natural elements (such as greenery...

2014-10-22 00:21:14

GENEVA, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the framework of the moral and material support provided by the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity to outstanding and creative individuals at global and continental levels, Ibrahim Abdul Ilah Dashishah, Chairman of the Board for the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity in London, is presenting cash prizes of US $25,000 to the Saudi runner Yousef Masrahi for winning gold in the 400 metres in the Asian Games...

2014-09-17 08:25:19

BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In May this year, a senior official proposed implementing the "Three Changes" during his visit to Henan, which fully embodied the care and expectations of the Chinese government towards "Made in China", "Chinese Quality" and "Chinese brand". The three changes include "Promoting change from 'Made in China' to 'Created in China', from 'Chinese speed' to 'Chinese quality', and from 'Chinese product' to 'Chinese brand'" (hereinafter referred to as...

2014-09-11 12:24:51

NYC Digital Innovation Company Adds Two Leaders and Makers to Meet Growing Business Needs NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makeable, leading independent business, product and brand innovation company, has brought on two new senior staffers to add firepower and bench strength to their existing Senior Leadership Team. Joining Makeable are Brent Pruner as Experience Director, and Emily Khalil as Project Management Director. Both will report to Founders Michael Kantrow and Tom...

2014-08-14 16:24:44

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Innovation Agency PureMoxie's founders left their hearts in ... Oakland, recently returning to the city's waterfront district to base operations for their global insight, digital design and creative studio. "Our last business was based in Oakland and now, in PureMoxie's tenth year, our rapid growth has brought us back to the city that was home for many years," said Paris Hinson, president and executive creative director of...

2014-08-04 08:28:59

Becomes third regional aggregation group to seek direct contracting benefits IRVING, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-America Service Solutions (MSS), the nation's largest regional coalition representing 120 hospitals with more than $4 billion in annual supply spend, has become the latest purchasing group to sign up and act on cost reduction opportunities through aptitude LLC, healthcare's online direct contracting market, to increase speed to value. The agreement raises the...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-06-03 08:27:43

73% of those surveyed globally consider themselves to be creative versus 85% of Jack Morton Worldwide employees NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Jack Morton Worldwide, one of the world's largest and most respected brand experience agencies, celebrates its 75(th) anniversary with the release of new global research about the state of creativity in the workplace worldwide. The research probes global employees about creativity, risk-taking and bravery-- qualities that have been...

2014-05-06 23:17:13

This year’s competition brought thousands of students from 38 countries to the final round. For the seventh consecutive year, visual marketing agency Pikewood Creative produced the video content for the ever-popular event. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Thousands of eyes were focused on the giant video boards inside the Edward Jones Dome in Saint Louis. The subject of their attention was the customized animated video series designed for the annual U.S. FIRST® World...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...


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