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2013-07-30 23:29:08

The Treer Group’s new approach utilizes results from a study that shows that employee loyalty starts with how businesses assimilate staff members and manage their boss-staff relationships. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Treer Group is taking a new approach to helping clients build employee loyalty that incorporates findings from a recent study published in the Administrative Science Quarterly. Key elements are how businesses assimilate staff members and manage their boss-staff...

2013-07-27 23:03:08

Recent studies confirm that financial incentives fail to sustain employee wellness habits. A new guideline by Health Enhancement Systems details non-monetary ways to inspire employees for long-term behavior change. Midland, MI (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 The most recent Health Enhancement Systems guideline — Why Financial Incentives Backfire and What to Do Instead — advises wellness professionals on the pitfalls of bribing workers to change health habits. Dean Witherspoon, the company’s...

Self-Control Through Precommitment More Effective Than Willpower
2013-07-25 08:38:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The key to losing weight, or saving for the future, is avoiding temptation all together, according to a new study from the Universities of Cambridge and Dusseldorf. The study on self-control suggests avoidance is a better strategy than depending on will power alone. The study, published in Neuron, compared the effectiveness of willpower versus voluntarily restricting access to temptations, called 'precommitment'. For example,...

2013-07-24 23:04:34

SF-based Two Degrees Food and DC-based Earth Starter have created a partnership to donate meals to children in need for every Nourishmat garden purchased. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Two Degrees, Inc., the first buy-one give-one food company, and Earth Starter, a food empowerment company that teaches consumers how to grow their own food, have teamed up to provide meals to hungry kids across America. The partnership brings together two food-focused, social startups with a...

2013-07-16 23:28:30

Walla Walla, Washington-based Children’s Resilience Initiative™ announced that it has launched The Resilience Online Store and Services™ to sell and share its unique and mission-focused offerings via the Web. Walla Walla, Washington (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Children’s Resilience Initiative™ (CRI), a community-based response to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) that was born from a vision that tools and resources could help children, their families, and the community address the...

2013-07-15 23:02:24

eBook offers hands-on advice for adopting a progress-based incentive strategy. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 StayWell Health Management announced today that it has developed an eBook that provides guidance for employers and benefit professionals to implement a progress-based incentive strategy as part of a comprehensive workplace health management program. The eBook, “Establishing A Progress-Based Incentive Strategy,” is available online at staywell.com. According to StayWell,...

2013-07-12 23:22:52

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today issued a detailed briefing outlining the new incentives included in the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative which was signed into law earlier today by Governor Brown. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today issued a detailed briefing outlining the new incentives included in the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative which...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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