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2014-09-18 12:27:54

Raw confessions -- no lessons CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Failure:Lab, an international movement showcasing personal stories of failure, is coming to Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 2. The one-of-a-kind format features a diverse blend of storytelling and music. By sharing stories globally of individual vulnerability, Failure:Lab is working to eliminate the fear, stigma, and isolation around failure while removing roadblocks to communication, innovation and community. "Don't let the name...

2014-09-18 12:27:30

Sessions Feature Leading Social and Digital Experts Across the City CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Week Chicago 2014 will host a lineup of more than 130 events at venues throughout the city that explore the business, cultural and economic impact of social media from Sept. 22 to 26. The event is co-hosted by Zocalo Group, Tribune Publishing's 435 Digital and Black Pug Interactive. "Zocalo Group is thrilled to continue our partnership with Tribune's 435 Digital and Black...

2014-09-18 12:26:17

For the 15th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare selected as a leader for family friendly workplaces CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized nationally as one of the "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for the 15th consecutive year as a leader in fostering a family-friendly workplace by Working Mother magazine and is the only health system in Illinois on the annual list compiled by Working Mother...

2014-09-18 08:33:06

New U.S. Wealth Report reveals wealth in technology and energy-centric cities is on the rise NEW YORK, MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A continued economic recovery, strong equity market performance, rising real estate values, and an "energy renaissance" that pushed U.S. oil production to its highest levels in over 20 years, boosted the population and wealth of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs)(1) in the U.S. to record levels in 2013, according to the U.S. Wealth...

2014-09-18 08:26:37

Salted Caramel Root Beer soda and Bacon Bloody Mary Mix recognized in industry awards. CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Chicago-based business was recently the recipient of two industry awards for the year from Beverage World Magazine. The Beverage World BevStar Awards are annually granted to national beverage companies to recognize innovation across several major categories. Customers have responded to the news with enthusiasm. Photo -...

2014-09-17 23:13:50

4Medapproved and Wide River, LLC Partner to Provide Critical Access Hospitals and under-served medical communities with Healthcare IT Education and Professional HIT Services Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 4Medapproved, the leading provider of online education and certification resources on topics relating to Health Information Technology has launched a strategic partnership with leading HIT consulting company Wide River LLC. This partnership will offer accredited industry training...

2014-09-17 23:11:50

Britannica® Digital Learning announced today that the State Library of Kansas has acquired more than 500 Britannica e-books on major school subjects for grades K-5 and is making them available to all residents statewide. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Britannica® Digital Learning announced today that the State Library of Kansas has acquired more than 500 Britannica e-books on major school subjects for grades K-5 and is making them available to all residents statewide....

2014-09-17 23:10:47

CBIG Consulting announces the roll-out of their CRM analytics service solution to help businesses get better value from Salesforce and other CRM applications. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Big Data / Business Intelligence firm CBIG Consulting announced the roll-out of its CBIG CRM™ analytics service solution this week, with high-powered analytics and visualization tools that give a best-practices boost to CRM applications, helping enterprises maximize value from their current...

2014-09-17 23:10:02

The disability rights group Not Dead Yet announced today that it will lead a three-day protest vigil against the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, beginning with a rally at 511 North Columbus Drive on September 18 at noon. The American group Final Exit Network is hosting the biennial conference, which runs from September 17-20 at the Embassy Suites Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The disability rights group Not Dead Yet announced today that it would lead a...

2014-09-17 23:08:41

NetDimensions announces the opening of the 2014 Next Steps user conference for North America in Chicago, IL. Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, announces the opening of the 2014 Next Steps user conference for North America in Chicago, IL. "We are very excited to meet up in Chicago again this year. We are seeing tremendous interest in Next Steps from our...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.