Latest Motivation Stories

2013-08-08 23:18:35

Bunchball-powered gamification solutions to help drive sustained engagement everywhere community members collaborate, post, share and tweet. Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Bunchball, the pioneer and market leader in gamification, and social business agency 7Summits today announced a joint effort to bring the motivational power of gamification to more organizations by driving sustained engagement and loyalty on employee and customer social business communities, and extending...

2013-08-04 23:02:37

Weight Loss Motivation Bible created by Carolyn Hansen is a new program that covers tips to lose weight naturally, methods to get the body in shape, and techniques to keep the weight off. A full Weight Loss Motivation Bible overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 Weight Loss Motivation Bible created by Carolyn Hansen is a new program that covers tips to lose weight naturally, methods to get the body in...

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...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.