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2014-07-15 16:21:45

TERRACE, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is pleased to announce the selection of Taryn Acheson into the Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Taryn has been the architect of our safety system and has shown great resolve through its tremendous progress over the years" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "We're very excited to have Taryn broaden her horizons and embrace her unique leadership style by sharing her knowledge and insights" The Women in Leadership...

2014-07-09 08:30:42

Exceeds goals for greenhouse gas emissions and renewable energy sourcing; continues to raise the bar for 2020 STRATHAM, N.H., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2007, as part of its overall commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Timberland set a number of aggressive performance targets related to its four CSR pillars: Factories, Climate, Product and Service. The goal was to achieve these targets by the year 2015. Today, Timberland is pleased to...

2014-07-03 16:24:25

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Koodonation(TM), Canada's first-ever online microvolunteering community is now spreading the spirit of social good from coast to coast with its new French website: nationkoodo.com. Koodonation has been redefining volunteerism since October 2011 by engaging today's online socially-savvy generation in community engagement and philanthropy, all through one, simple online hub: koodonation.com. What started as a grassroots initiative, created to connect...

2014-07-02 23:01:06

David Everhart named president of Aperian Global. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Aperian Global, a leading provider of consulting, training, and web tools for global talent development, today announced the appointment of David Everhart as president. In addition to his new role as president, he will continue to focus on clients and work with Aperian Global’s service delivery and account management teams. “Since joining us in 2011, David has been invaluable as a member of...

2014-06-30 16:24:06

SACREMENTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "By ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court affirmed the distinct God-given right of conscience and religious freedom, which empowers the individual to embrace life, advance liberty and pursue happiness without having to sacrifice faith or conscience on the altar of expediency. For that matter, I do believe that while this outcome validates this fundamental right, the many threats in both culture and society make...

2014-06-26 08:34:07

ITHACA, N.Y., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GiveGab, the volunteering network, announced today the launch of its new mobile app for iPhone users worldwide. GiveGab's app provides volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, colleges and others with ways to instantaneously and remotely connect and share volunteer opportunities and activities. The free iOS app will enable volunteers to find and sign up for thousands of service opportunities, log their service hours and interact socially in new ways,...

2014-06-25 23:14:31

Let’s face it, leadership isn’t easy. For women leaders, the challenges can be steep, while support may seem hit or miss—that is, until now. Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 CDR Assessment Group, Inc. and The Alexcel Group have announced a series of Women’s Leadership Retreats to offer a novel solution designed to help women get past the obstacles to success. They personalize development to hone in on what each woman leader needs most to maximize her potential, while...

2014-06-25 23:14:24

PeopleKeys, an internationally recognized leader in the field of behavioral analysis, today named SBDC their Distributor of the Month for July. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 PeopleKeys CEO Dr. Sanford Kulkin today announced that Brazilian firm SBDC has been named the PeopleKeys Distributor of the Month for July. The award was given in recognition of the success SBDC has had in using PeopleKeys DISC products in their work with clients throughout Brazil. SBDC, short for Sociedade...

2014-06-25 23:05:06

This book is for managers who feel overwhelmed because of the responsibility of managing people, undoubtedly the toughest part of the job. Find out how you can lead like a coach and eliminate the loneliness and frustration you feel at the end of the work day. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Leadership loneliness is a phenomenon felt by many leaders both in the boardroom and on the front line, and while many leaders have not managed to avoid loneliness and isolation, it is possible....

2014-06-24 23:13:48

Eric Philippou, intern at Metcalf & Associates and student at The Ohio State University, is writing a blog series over the summer applying the Innovative Leadership workbook materials to his development as a college student preparing to lead a highly productive life. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Eric's blog series is based on an International Book Award Winning series focusing on building innovative leadership. This series for those at all levels within organizations...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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