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2014-01-13 08:21:14

New consumer study from DMEautomotive illuminates a powerful emotional connection between consumers and their vehicles; top names include 'Baby,' 'Betsy,' 'Bessie,' 'Black Beauty,' and 'Betty' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women and younger car owners are the most likely to give a nickname and associate a gender to their vehicles, according to a new report from DMEautomotive. The survey on car-naming behavior investigates the depth of the emotional connection between...

2014-01-10 23:22:23

Bust Liars designed by Mark Adams is the latest program that teaches people how to know if their partner is telling them the truth. Is the Bust Liars review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Bust Liars is the latest program that teaches people how to tell when someone is lying to them, and how to get this person to tell the truth. The program also reveals emotional signs that help people know if their husband or wife is not telling them the truth,...

Dominance Is Athlete's First Reaction In Victory
2014-01-10 14:42:23

San Francisco State University Body language, also called 'triumph,' stronger in victors from cultures that emphasize hierarchy Upon victory, an athlete's initial and instinctive reaction is one that displays dominance over his or her opponent, according to a new study published today in the journal Motivation and Emotion. Such body language, known as a "dominance threat display" and labeled as "triumph" in other studies, was observed in winners of Olympic and Paralympic judo...

2014-01-10 12:22:14

Official Tour Bus Unveiled on December 17th ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Atlas Oil Company has teamed up with the Autism Alliance of Michigan and former Michigan State basketball player Anthony Ianni for the 2013-2014 Relentless Tour: Ianni Project to raise anti-bullying awareness across the state. On Dec. 17(th), Ianni traveled to Allen Park Middle School to share his story with students and encouraged them to become a part of the initiative....

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2014-01-09 04:22:21

APPENZELL, Switzerland, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamlined onboarding process improves policyholders' experience, reducing costs and cycle time (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/618311 ) GMC Software Technology (GMC), the award-winning leader in Customer Communications Management (CCM) and output management, announces the release of its latest application, GMC Inspire Client Onboarding for Insurance...

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 23:23:02

Theresa Harkins of Inspirus to Present: “Five Things Recognition Professionals Can Learn from Successful Sales People.” Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Inspirus’ own to present at Recognition Professional International annual conference and the Promotional Product Association International Expo. Esteemed recognition professional and visionary, Theresa Harkins will present “Five Things Recognition Professionals Can Learn from Successful Sales People,” during the opening...

2014-01-08 08:25:20

Gratitude Is the Key to Reducing Turnover Says Ryan, Author of "The Upside of Down Times" CLEVELAND, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies can spend as much as four times an executive's annual salary to replace that person. "Companies can reduce their costs and increase their profits if they adopt a culture of gratitude," said Lisa Ryan, MBA, a motivational keynote employee engagement speaker and author of "The Upside of Down Times." "By creating a culture of appreciation, you keep your top...

Power Of Packaging In Consumer Choices
2014-01-07 12:20:19

University of Miami Researchers from the University of Miami and California Institute of Technology show how the brain considers both visual cues and taste preferences when making everyday food choices When it comes to deciding what food to eat, one might expect that people's choices will be driven by past experience and personal preference, but how does the general appearance of the package impact buying decisions of consumers? Scientists believe colorful or otherwise noticeable...