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2014-01-15 23:04:21

This life-like experience from Executive Blended Learning Solutions guides managers in a risk-free online reality, teaching how to encourage employees to embrace their stake in the company's future. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 A new company is about to unveil to North American businesses across the spectrum a life-like training simulation that gives managers an approach that reads and interacts with their group based on the skills, experience and personality of each...

2014-01-13 16:25:11

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Brody, until recently the Vice President of Service Operations of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP), has rejoined MHASP as its Chief Executive Officer. Brody assumed leadership of MHASP on January 8, 2014, following the early retirement of MHASP's President and CEO, Bill Dinwiddie, for health reasons. "We are very sorry to see Bill go and we wish him all the best as he tackles the...

2014-01-09 23:22:52

"Profit from The Positive" teaches productivity strategies to improve productivity in the New Year. During the webinar, Greenberg and Maymin will reveal three easy-to-implement tools rooted in the science of positive psychology and designed to generate profound improvements in organizational performance. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin, PhD will lead a webinar on the secrets of how to become a...

2014-01-09 04:22:11

LONDON, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "BE YOUR BEST SELF" LEAP-FROGS "WORK PROGRAMME" AND OTHERS - Working with unemployed clients from London Job Centres in conjunction with Islington Council's Employment Sustainability team, Emergence concluded a 12-month project funded by the DWP. Emergence achieved amongst the highest job sustainability outcomes of any provider: 74% still in employment after 3 months after finding work, beating our DWP job-placement target by...

2014-01-08 23:23:18

In "A Happy Life for Busy People," Neil A. Panosian shares simple secrets to happiness for readers of all backgrounds and financial situations. Greenfield, WI (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 In the current economy, many Americans are depending on minimum-wage jobs and dwindling paychecks to make ends meet. As a bartender, blog writer and postal worker, Neil A. Panosian knows this hardworking lifestyle better than anyone - yet he considers himself happier than ever. In "A Happy...

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 10:46:32

Mindfulness meditation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some individuals, according to a review of medical literature by Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and colleagues. Many people meditate to cope with stress and promote good health. To counsel patients, clinicians need to know more about meditation programs and how they might affect health outcomes, according to the study background. The review by researchers included 47...

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...

2014-01-02 12:22:39

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Jan. 3, households across the nation are encouraged to make room for a fresh start in the new year with National Fruitcake Toss Day, the official time to purge the pantry of unsavory holiday confections. Though initially created as a lighthearted observance, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is using National Fruitcake Toss Day to bring awareness to the language we...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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