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2013-09-17 08:38:55

George Yen is first Taiwanese to lead global educational organization RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- George Yen of Taipei, Taiwan, is the new International President of Toastmasters International, the world's leading organization devoted to communication and leadership skills development. Yen assumed the one-year term during the organization's 82(nd) annual International Convention, held Aug. 21-24 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Access Yen's photo here. (Logo:...

2013-09-06 23:04:14

It's been over a year since Stephanie Decker saved her children from a devastating tornado that caused her to have both legs amputated. Today, she's living back into the swing of things, sharing her message as a keynote speaker (represented by Eagles Talent Speakers Bureau), and also one of the first civilians to be wearing high-tech military legs. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Stephanie Decker, mother of three and current keynote speaker, experienced a life-changing event over a...

2013-08-29 20:21:09

CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Cain received Toastmasters' 2013 Golden Gavel award Friday, August 23, at Toastmasters' annual International Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/NY71874) Cain is the author of the NY Times bestseller, Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Broadway Books, Jan. 2013). The award, presented annually to an individual distinguished in the fields of communication...

2013-08-29 12:26:33

From Stuttering to Fluency to Falling in Love ROANOKE, Va., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - www.stuttering.org), a nonprofit stuttering research and therapy center, has helped thousands of people who stutter acquire fluency skills. Yet, the ability to overcome stuttering was only one of the positive outcomes for HCRI therapy participants Scott Morris of Roanoke, Va. and Natalie Baren of Mountain Brook, Ala. (Photo:...

2013-08-27 12:28:19

Document presents how healthcare organizations can leverage NLP capabilities PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Fidelity, a healthcare big data company, has released a new issue brief addressing what Natural Language Processing (NLP) is, what it is often confused for, how it acts as an enabling platform, and how the technology can be leveraged today for revenue, efficiency and quality. The issue brief, titled "The What, When, Where and How of Natural Language Processing,"...

2013-08-26 12:22:25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the findings are important to the stuttering community, the headlines topping reports about a new Australian study on preschoolers' stuttering are creating concerns for the Stuttering Foundation. "Headlines heralding 'Preschoolers' Stuttering Not Harmful' send a mixed message to parents - one that could be troublesome for children who stutter. Our biggest concern is that parents will just see this headline, and read no...

2013-08-26 08:25:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When approached to join the board, Leadership Speaker Theodore Henderson was excited to accept an opportunity to give back to a dynamic and renowned organization that he has greatly benefited from himself. The New York City Chapter has consistently been one of the strongest in the nation and has provided leadership over the years to the national organization as well. Henderson says, "The chapter takes very seriously the spirit of NSA founder...

2013-08-24 16:20:15

Presiyan Vasilev, an immigrant from Bulgaria, rises above 30,000 participants to win world's largest speech contest RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With a humorous speech titled "Changed by a Tire," Presiyan Vasilev, a 30-year-old sales professional from Chicago, Illinois, won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking on Saturday, Aug. 24. Vasilev, along with eight other final contestants, reached the championship level after several...

2013-08-22 23:17:25

True Visual Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems share visual content during a voice call and solve the pain of traditional IVRs. To overcome the market confusion that exists over what a True Visual IVR really is, go to http://www.TrueVisualIVR.com to learn about what it is and is not, see a True Visual IVR(TM) in action, download a paper explaining how to use a Visual IVR for improved customer service, win Bitcoins by sharing about your experiences with frustrating IVRs, and learn...

2013-08-21 08:29:15

All products consolidated under the Plum Voice umbrella; new website mobile-ready NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication technology leader Plum Voice has rebranded and launched a new responsive website (www.plumvoice.com) to improve the customer experience and better package the company's comprehensive, award-winning suite of IVR (Interactive Voice Response) and communication technology products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130409/NE87632LOGO) Plum's solutions...