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2014-08-27 23:13:22

Barb Moses of Discover Leadership Training is thrilled to unveil her new two-part webinar series, “A Women’s Guide to Making Her Life Story a Best Seller.” The first of which will take place on Friday, September 5th at 12:00pm CDT. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Discover Leadership Training is the foremost expert in the field of personal and corporate transformation through their comprehensive leadership programs. As the Vice President of Discover Leadership Training, Barb...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...

2014-08-26 23:16:49

The John C. Maxwell Company leadership simulcast, L2:Learn-Lead and Transformational Leadership Summit will be presented in Washington, DC on October 10, 2014. The simulcast and live event will be hosted by the Georgetown University, Hariri Building / McDonough School of Business, located at 37th and O St., NW, Washington, DC (http://www.leadership.buzz). Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The John C. Maxwell Company leadership simulcast, L2:Learn-Lead and Transformational Leadership...

2014-08-26 12:20:35

New Highlight: delegations from EU-China IoT Summit and Internet of Things of EU will take part in the event SHANGHAI, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) China 2014 Conference as well as China Connected Vehicle and ITS Expo and Forum 2014 will be held at Shanghai Mart on October 28th and 29th, 2014. The event is the result of a collaboration between EU-China IoT Summit, one of influential events in the industry, and the 5th Internet of Things China. The...

2014-08-26 08:31:22

DENVER, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Helping (http://www.projecthelping.org) wants to give people with depression an opportunity to feel more empowered and purposeful in their lives. The nonprofit organization's founder, Justin Kruger, has battled depression his entire life; the experience of helping others through volunteering proved to be a turning point in his recovery. Now, through Project Helping, he hopes to share that cathartic experience with the world. "People with...

2014-08-25 16:22:20

First Webinar on Thursday, August 28 to Focus on Attorney-Client Privilege ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of its complimentary continuing legal ethics training series. The monthly series of Web events will be offered live and on-demand and will focus on a number of key issues for attorneys that need to earn ethics and professional responsibility credits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33627LOGO "We...

feeling bad at work
2014-08-23 10:25:28

University of Liverpool Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes. In a Special Issue published in Human Relations, Dr. Dirk Lindebaum from the University’s Management School, together with his co-author Professor Peter Jordan, developed a new line of study, and commissioned research to further explore the role of emotions in the...

toxic leadership
2014-08-23 06:40:12

Crystal Farh and Andy Henion, Michigan State University Supervisors who are abusive to individual employees can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, finds new research led by a Michigan State University business scholar. The study, conducted in China and the United States, suggests the toxic effect of nonphysical abuse by a supervisor is much broader than believed. Published online in the Journal of Applied Psychology, it’s one of the first studies...

2014-08-19 23:02:02

Three-county California Voter Foundation study finds late return, missing signatures and non-matching signatures are top reasons why some vote-by-mail ballots cast go uncounted. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A new report issued today by the California Voter Foundation (CVF) finds that the top three reasons why some ballots go uncounted in three counties studied are that they are received too late, lack the voter’s signature, or the signature on the ballot envelope does not...

2014-08-19 23:01:22

Internet Stalking, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/internet-stalking/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Internet is filled with dangers. From phishing, flaming, scamming to cyber bullying, being online needs more than just a good laptop. It is time for concerned parents and educators to learn and spread awareness about the dangers of Internet Stalking with the help of NoBullying’s guide, released today. Internet stalking is often referred to as...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'