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Dads Who Help With Household Chores Bolster Daughters’ Aspirations
2014-05-28 03:18:58

[ Watch The Video: Dads Who Do Chores Bolster Girls’ Aspirations ] The University of British Columbia Fathers who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less traditional, and potentially higher paying, careers. So finds a new study that suggests how parents share dishes, laundry and other domestic duties plays a key role in shaping the gender attitudes and aspirations of their children, especially daughters. While mothers’ gender and work...

2014-05-28 08:38:08

LIMOGES, France, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, Legrand yesterday outlined its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach, unveiling its new roadmap for 2014-2018. "At Legrand, which is already firmly committed to Sustainable Development, we are today taking a further decisive step forward by placing users and their requirements at the core of our commitment", stated Gilles Schnepp, Legrand Group Chairman and Chief...

2014-05-27 23:02:14

What is Bullying, An Ultimate Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/what-is-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Bullying behavior is behavior that is often deliberate and executed repeatedly over a period of time. Bullies rarely attack their victims once and then move on to someone else. When they identify a target, they go after that individual time and time again. Learn about what is bullying with this extensive guide released today. This extensive guide on...

2014-05-23 23:05:03

Organic food manufacturing company Earth Source Organics moves to a facility with over 11,000 square feet of space in order to meet rapidly increasing customer demand. Vista, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 This month Earth Source Organics (ESO) has been working to get settled into their new facility that more than triples their production space and capacity. Their stellar showing at this year’s Natural Products Expo West drove growth to the point where their old facility no longer provided...

2014-05-22 23:14:56

A firm believer in the value of proactivity in protecting the interests of his clients, Certilman announced the dual membership as part of a campaign to devote more of his practice time to the fields of arbitration and mediation. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 After more than three decades as a champion of “Preventive Lawyering,” the process of proactively avoiding unexpected outcomes and minimizing business risks rather than merely accepting them and reacting to them as they...

2014-05-21 00:20:38

Women leaders outperform male counterparts on the four most important attributes of effective leadership NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women leaders are performing far better than men on almost every one of the key attributes identified as being the most critical to effective leadership, according to the third annual Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor (KLCM), a global study which polled 6,509 people in 13 countries across five continents for their views on...

2014-05-20 23:01:39

Colorado’s Douglas County recently installed the QtracVR virtual queuing system by Lavi Industries in three separate motor vehicle and driver’s license offices. The system will be used to expedite service and decrease wait times for customers visiting these locations. Valencia, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Lavi Industries, a leading provider of queue management solutions, was selected by Douglas County, CO to provide its QtracVR virtual queuing system to three separate motor vehicle and...

2014-05-20 16:24:16

Authors Claim Holistic Approach is Key to Cultivating High-performing Leaders BOISE, Idaho, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Price and Randy Lisk have spent a collective 75 years leading companies and coaching leaders. Throughout their careers they've seen one trend emerge: high-performing leaders are continual learners; they are constantly improving their crafts and working to develop the people who work for them in a holistic way. "Holistic leadership development is critical as...

2014-05-19 12:31:08

Miller, a Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Expert, to Build and Advise DDCA's Rapidly Expanding Client Base WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA), the country's leading full-service international issue advocacy firm, today announced Diane Miller as its new Senior Vice President for Client Relations. Miller, a former partner at DCI Group, brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in public affairs, government relations and high-stakes strategic...

2014-05-15 16:32:32

Crisis Communications and Public Perception Solutions Now Offered by Online Reputation Management Firm Reputation Maxx SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The team of online reputation experts at Reputation Maxx knows that it is of the utmost importance that organizations, business entities, and individuals are properly presented to the public. One of the many ways that Reputation Maxx accomplishes this is through crisis communication development and public...

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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
  • 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.'