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2014-10-29 12:35:13

Columbia Business School study shows that professional experiences abroad can fuel creative innovations NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of creative director or head designer, or artistic director--the actual title varies --is one of the most coveted in the fashion industry. The impact a creative director can have on a company can either make or break its brand. And it's not just in fashion: the shift to a more innovation-driven economy is emphasizing the need for creativity...

2014-10-28 23:13:36

With so much going on in the world today it’s difficult to keep a good attitude, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA talks about why it’s important to remain positive and has published a new blog post on his website on happiness. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Thoughts are very powerful and can affect a person's general attitude. The attitude someone carries reflects on their appearance as well, unless, they are a great actor. It doesn't end there, someone's attitude can also...

2014-10-24 16:26:03

Statement by Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Mental Health America joins America in mourning the loss of those killed in the tragic shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and hope for the full recovery of those who were injured and everyone who is affected by this horrific event. "At this point, we do not know the motivation behind this tragic and senseless act....

2014-10-24 08:25:24

LONDON, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in environments with natural elements lead to an 8% increase in productivity and 13% higher level of well-being says EMEA study The Human Spaces Report [http://www.humanspaces.com ], commissioned by global modular flooring experts, Interface, and led by Organisational Psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has revealed EMEA employees who work in environments with natural elements (such as greenery...

2014-10-22 00:21:14

GENEVA, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the framework of the moral and material support provided by the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity to outstanding and creative individuals at global and continental levels, Ibrahim Abdul Ilah Dashishah, Chairman of the Board for the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity in London, is presenting cash prizes of US $25,000 to the Saudi runner Yousef Masrahi for winning gold in the 400 metres in the Asian Games...

2014-10-21 23:13:56

Many people dwell on the negative aspects of life, but that isn't beneficial. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA provides some tips from his new book on five simple ways to increase happiness today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Forbes recently reported that as many as 52 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs and as a result, their relationships, health and finances suffer. While it may take a change of jobs to be happy in the...

2014-10-17 23:08:08

Happiness can be the key to stopping bullies. Key Clubs (Kiwanis International) use Project Happiness to turn bullying upside down in schools. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Project Happiness has partnered with Kiwanis International to empower high school students to help prevent bullying in their schools and communities. Project Happiness employs neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness to give teens the tools they need to find and identify happiness. “Happier, more...

2014-10-13 23:05:37

Momentous Institute, a leading provider of education and therapeutic services to children and families, released findings today revealing that students who learned to show empathy toward others experienced improved reading and math skills. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Momentous Institute, a leading provider of education and therapeutic services to children and families, released findings today revealing that students who learned to show empathy toward others experienced improved...

2014-10-10 23:01:47

A cutting-edge, transformational training program teaches emotional skills needed to succeed with others, taught by San Diego native Ryan Moalemi. This training is available for a limited time, beginning October 10, 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 A cutting-edge, transformational training program teaches emotional skills needed to succeed with others, taught by San Diego native Ryan Moalemi. This training is available for a limited time, beginning October 10, 2014. Converging...

2014-10-08 16:24:45

Debunks Theory of 'Born Leaders,' Offers Proven Tips and Tools DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you currently lead an organization or are an emerging leader, a new book by two of Philadelphia's leading consultants delivers the welcome news: leadership skills can be learned and mastered. In Leading on Purpose, veteran consultants Rip Tilden and Tim Thomas cut through the clutter of typical leadership advice, and effectively make the case that great leaders...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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