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2014-01-22 00:21:49

LRN's Freedom Index Shows Freedom in Business Leads to Tenfold Financial Performance NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from LRN, announced at the World Economic Forum 2014 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, shows companies earn returns on freedom. In fact, companies who build freedom into their relationships are 10 times more likely to outperform traditional organizations in the short-term and more than 20 times more likely to outperform them in the long-term. LRN's...

In Moral Behavior, 'Virtual' Reality Is Something Else Altogether
2014-01-16 10:06:27

International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) The brakes of your car fail suddenly and on your path are five people who will certainly be hit and killed. You can steer, but if you do another pedestrian will find himself on your course. Just one. What do you do: do you take action and kill one person or do you do nothing and cause five people to die? This is an example of a "moral dilemma", the type of problem cognitive psychologists use for studying the cerebral foundations of moral...

2014-01-08 16:25:05

The most influential individuals in the critical network functions virtualization (NFV) realm have been identified by the telecom industry's leading online community, Light Reading NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most influential individuals in the critical network functions virtualization (NFV) realm have been identified in a new feature published by Light Reading, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector. (Logo:...

2013-12-26 23:00:52

This Christmas, many gift givers and recipients had hurt feelings, anger and frustration over packages shipped via FedEx and UPS not arriving on time. For those that used the http://www.eCardGiftNotice.com WebCam and eCard Gift Notice services, the effect wasn't so severe, or it can still be used today to let them know the gift is on the way. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Loved ones this holiday were disappointed, angry and hurt when packages didn't arrive as...

2013-12-24 23:03:55

Locally, nationally and internationally, Life Resources Inc. is a vocal advocate for the hungry, marginalized and displaced. We strive to aid every corner of the globe to help children and families in need. (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Dr. Juliana N. Njokanma launches her non-profit organization: Life Resources Inc. whose mission is to empower the voiceless, advocate of the disabled and the vulnerable. Locally, nationally and internationally, Life Resources Inc. is a vocal advocate for the...

2013-12-20 23:03:24

Imperative Names Linda Blount as Organization’s New President and CEO Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Today, the board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative) announced that it has named Linda Blount as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Blount brings more than two decades of experience developing innovative and integrated strategic interventions to achieve health equity among communities of color. She has also been...

2013-12-17 12:24:51

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charity Golf Association (CGA) has created an organization that simplifies corporate social responsibility (CSR) for companies, while raising significant funds for non-profits through an interactive membership program that involves celebrity players, business leaders and community influencers, all without costs to the beneficiary non-profit. As a Sustainable Giving Organization (SGO), the CGA is redefining the generosity-model...

2013-12-11 12:26:47

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the party planning, the feasting and the shopping marathons, the holidays can feel more like an exercise in excess than a season of cheer--and that can take a toll on your mental health. To help you kick off the new year, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is reminding all of us that the best way to get back to center is to do something good for others....

2013-12-11 08:32:34

ABC The View's Jenny McCarthy to Assist in the Collection of Canned Food Donations on December 12th, 2013 DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH), makers of Cold-EEZE(®) Cold Remedy and a leader in over-the-counter (OTC) natural cold remedies, has announced that for the second consecutive year it will support The Daily News Readers Care to Feed the Hungry Canned Food Drive (DNRC), a thirty-year tradition of collecting non-perishable food...

2013-12-11 08:31:19

Employee Recognized For Efforts That Have a Lasting Impact on Local Communities CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Barone, director of Strategic Sourcing at Health Care Service Corporation was recognized as the 2013 Blue Corps Volunteer of the Year. For more than ten years, Barone has demonstrated commendable leadership and commitment to community service through employee volunteer and giving efforts for such organizations as Loaves and Fishes Community Pantry in Naperville,...