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business meeting food
2014-08-23 07:24:13

Mary Catt, Cornell University Bosses, do yourselves a favor. Spring for lunch at those late morning meetings with workers. Chances are, they’ll think more like team players when they’re not hungry as you power through the agenda, according to research presented by Emily Zitek, ILR School assistant professor, at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal Aug. 6. “Hungry people think about themselves instead of others and focus on their own needs, which leads them to...

Narcissist Questionnaire
2014-08-06 05:06:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re looking for a foolproof way to determine whether or not someone is a vain or egotistical, the authors of a new PLOS ONE study have come up with what they claim is a foolproof way to find out by asking just one simple question. The question in question – “To what extent do you agree with this statement: ‘I am a narcissist.’” For their study, Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at the...

2014-07-03 23:09:58

Drug rehab treatment center in Georgia looks to educate those in need about the signs of codependence. Recovery Outfitters, one of the top drug addiction rehab centers releases new material on their website about how to identify the issue. Cummings, Georgia (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Although there are many drug rehabilitation centers, there are few that have one a long track record of successful treatment of both minors and young adults. The substance abuse treatment center Recovery...

2014-07-03 23:08:21

Author Melissa Schenker offers ten tips on how to exit a relationship with a narcissist. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Summer is the season of travel, renewal and rest. If you’re with a narcissist, it can also be a time for you to design a roadmap that enables you to exit the difficult journey you’ve been on. If you discover you are in an intimate relationship with a narcissist, you may decide that exiting the relationship is the best course. Once you’ve made that decision then...

2014-06-30 23:22:05

Pamela Foelsch is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Pamela Foelsch, Ph.D., Owner and Director of ProfPsych Comprehensive Services, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Foelsch is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychological services. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually...

2014-06-16 23:04:35

Intrepid Investment Bankers announced today its advisory role in the recent growth equity investment in Envy Medical, Inc. by HCP & Company. Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Intrepid Investment Bankers (Intrepid), a leading middle-market investment bank and an active M&A advisor in the beauty care sector, announced today its advisory role in the recent growth equity investment in Envy Medical, Inc. by HCP & Company (HCP). Envy Medical, a leader in the professional...

2014-06-04 08:30:28

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Medical, Inc., a leader in professional skincare products and services, announced today that it has secured new growth capital from HCP & Company, a middle-market private equity firm headquartered in Chicago. The new funding will support sales and marketing initiatives, while also allowing the company to accelerate the development and introduction of exciting new skincare offerings designed to meet the growing demand for...

narcissism and empathy
2014-05-31 05:30:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you know a narcissist or are one yourself, then you know how the condition leads to an inflated sense of self-importance combined with a deep need for admiration. At its root, narcissism is actually a cleverly constructed mask worn by those with a low or fragile self-esteem. Like the many other personality disorders, narcissistic personality disorder causes the affected to behave in a manner that limits their ability to function...

Region Of The Brain Discovered That Enables Children To Overcome Emotional Self-centeredness As They Mature
2014-05-28 10:18:06

Max Planck Institute Children are more egocentric than adults. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig  have demonstrated for the first time that children are also worse at putting themselves in other people’s emotional shoes. According to the researchers, the supramarginal gyrus region of the brain must be sufficiently developed in children for them to be able to overcome their egocentric take on the world. When little Philip...

2014-05-07 10:20:35

Forget the "me" generation. A new analysis of long-term trends in egotism shows there's been a "me" century in America. The analysis, conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, shows that characteristics related to self-interest, compared to interest in the lives and needs of other people, was low during the 19th century but rose steadily after the turn of the 20th century. "We found that self-interest tends to peak after economic booms," said William Chopik, a doctoral...


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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