Latest Motivation Stories

2014-01-07 16:25:55

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on buying and improving lower mid-market companies in a broad range of industries, has announced the acquisition of the direct sale business of G&K Services, Inc. through its newly-formed platform company, Affinity Specialty Apparel, Inc. ("Affinity"). Affinity is a leader in the selling and distributing of occupational apparel and services, including the design,...

2014-01-07 08:28:52

Leadership Can Apply Game Achievements to the Contact Center Environment to Improve Agent Motivation, Engagement, Retention and Performance COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptivity (formerly CallCopy), a leading provider of workforce optimization (WFO) solutions, has launched a new gamification system as part of the Uptivity Discover Suite 5.3, the latest version of the company's award-winning WFO platform. The gamification feature allows contact center leadership to...

2014-01-05 23:02:10

Self-Esteem Elevation For Children Coaching Certification designed by Joe Rubino is the latest program that covers exercises to build belief and self-confidence in children. Is the Self-Esteem Elevation For Children Coaching Certification review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Self-Esteem Elevation For Children Coaching Certification is the latest program that teaches people how to become a certified self-esteem coach for children. The program also...

Exaggerated Praise Not Good for kids
2014-01-02 16:26:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents may need to hold off on giving their child too much praise because stroking an ego that much may do more harm than good says a new study. Researchers found that parents who give inflated praise to a child with low self esteem may actually be setting that child up to achieve less. The team said that children with high self-esteem who are constantly lauded thrive, but those with lower self-esteem tend to run away from new...

2013-12-26 23:01:07

Proven in the harsh weather Philippines and 13 other countries over the last decade, a new affordable and resilient construction process is now available in the United States through Defender Technologies, LLC. Engineered to resist hurricane and tornado level winds, this showcase home is designed to withstand 200+ mph winds, resist fire, prevent mold and mildew, resist termites and will be open for public viewing shortly. Gulf Shores, Aabama (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Defender...

2013-12-18 23:23:45

Randy Skinner, FEED 3 Exec Director, asks for help in providing food for children in Dallas who are dealing with hunger during the holidays. New Donation options available that will provide help and hope to local children. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 During the holidays, while most dream of Santa, tens of thousands of children in the Greater Dallas area will be hungry because they will not be in school. More than 80% of the children in the DISD depend on the school lunch program...

Pay Kids To Eat Fruits And Veggies With School Lunch
2013-12-18 07:42:59

Small rewards bring less waste, better results than new school lunch rule The good news: Research suggests that a new federal rule has prompted the nation’s schools to serve an extra $5.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables each day. The bad news: The nation’s children throw about $3.8 million of that in the garbage each day. Researchers from Brigham Young University and Cornell observed three schools adjust to new school lunch standards that require a serving of fruits or...

2013-12-06 23:03:43

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a Pilot Project for its new Resilience STARTM Home program, which will utilize construction standards developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to ensure homes meet DHS’ resiliency requirements. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Contact: Brent Henzi Phone: (813) 675-1035 Email: bhenzi@ibhs.org Twitter: @disastersafety The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a...

2013-12-05 23:26:04

Maritz Motivation Solutions to present a webinar that focuses on how companies must use forward-looking approaches with real-time, predictive analytics to tailor timely customer interactions that will deepen brand relationships and loyalty Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The notion of “reward” has long been a basic and critical component of any loyalty program. But now given the rise of social channels, mobile payment, geo-location, and gamification, the definition of reward...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.