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2014-08-25 12:24:36

Detroit City Mayor Mike Duggan appoints Shawn Blanchard as The Director of Youth Services DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn Blanchard, motivational speaker and author, has been appointed to be the Director of Youth Services for the city of Detroit. Shawn has the primary responsibility of maximizing the benefits of City Services to young people in the city and to assist city leaders, including the Mayor, in assuring a quality of life that supports the healthy growth,...

2014-02-10 08:29:59

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT:FPP) today announced the successful completion of the Ranger Unit 8A #1H in Lee County, Texas. This is the first well in the Ranger Project with FieldPoint's partner, Riley Exploration Group, LLC (Riley) of Blanchard, OK. FieldPoint President, Phillip Roberson, stated, "With less than 20% of the frac load recovered, we are very pleased with the well's current performance of over 160 barrels of...

2013-11-13 23:33:53

John Blanchard, the former UNC Chapel Hill Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, has been named managing partner of Game Theory Group leading their College Athletic Department division. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 John Blanchard has joined the Game Theory Group to lead their college athletic department division. "Throughout John's career he has set the benchmark for innovation and leadership in student-athlete development. More than...

2012-09-29 23:02:01

Barbara McRae, MCC, author, speaker, executive leadership coach, and founder of Mental Rebound presents her thought-provoking 10-step method —inspired by leading edge neuroscience - on how to think differently and tap into the brilliance of the mind. For access to Barbara´s audio presentation, visit http://www.mentalrebound.com. Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Hardly anyone is exempt from the pressure to perform in today's fast and furious world. Successful leaders must...

2010-12-17 00:00:40

Since July of this year, when United Copper Industries brought aboard Andy Blanchard as president and CEO, the company has been quietly but busily reinventing itself. Along with a renewed commitment to producing a premium quality product, under Blanchard, UCI has introduced several new customer-pleasing policies. It's also just completed an ambitious remake of the company's brand. Denton, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2010 Since July of this year, when United Copper Industries brought aboard Andy...

2010-12-10 00:00:39

Small businesses get same the Ken Blanchard leadership training as large corporations at a fraction of cost. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 With budget cuts, layoffs and high turnover rates, companies are struggling to keep and develop good employees. Leadership training workshops with big firms can be too costly for most smaller businesses, and up until now, there wasn't a solid leadership development option for smaller budgets. Blanchard Certified is a new flexible and affordable...

2009-11-23 06:00:00

A Canadian woman lost her benefits after her insurance agent saw photos on her Facebook page in which she appeared to be having fun. Nathalie Blanchard has been on a long-term sick leave for depression from her job at IBM in Bromont, Quebec for over a year. She was diagnosed with major depression and was receiving monthly sick-leave benefits from insurance giant Manulife. But when payments dried up this fall, Blanchard called Manulife, who then told her she was available to work because of...

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Meghann M. Cuniff, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 31--As a firefighting helicopter dumped water from nearby Trask Pond, Jan Carney surveyed the land behind her home north of Blanchard, Idaho. "It's a happy ending," she said. "When I saw the smoke, it's like, 'This is really happening to me.' " About 10 neighbors fought a fire that scorched nine acres behind Carney's home with hoses, shovels and a tractor before crews from the Spirit Lake Fire Department and surrounding...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'