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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...

2014-05-14 23:13:38

Improving regional foresight and Bled Forum on the future of Europe were the focus of the European Millennium Project Nodes Initiative and European Regional Foresight College Meetings held recently at the European Parliament. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Technological foresight, early warning systems, security strategies, regional perspectives for 3D printing, developments in the digital economy era, potential health implications, and eventual solutions for addressing high frequency radiation and...

2014-05-13 23:01:20

New research from Grand Valley State University shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. Allendale, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 New research shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. The effect of women’s empowerment held for both men and women, although it was stronger for female athletes, according to a study by Grand Valley State...

2014-05-13 16:24:56

CLEVELAND, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the current explosion in popularity of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century, groups like Conscious Capitalism stand to gain more attention from people who share the vision of Fathom CEO Scot Lowry. Ever eager to infuse his work and the company he leads with purpose, Lowry is excited and proud to announce Fathom's membership in the national Conscious Capitalism community. Conscious Capitalism, a global network of U.S. and...

2014-05-12 23:05:52

43% say opportunities to work in non-profit organizations in their country of residence are few, according to the Bayt.com "Working for Non-profit Organizations in the Middle East and North Africa" poll. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Bayt.com "Working for Non-profit Organizations in the Middle East and North Africa" poll, recently conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, has revealed that despite the majority of Middle East and Africa (MENA)...

2014-05-09 23:10:15

A speaker known for frankness, sensitivity and humor, Mr. Stucker’s talk will center on how families and employers can help those with mental health challenges recover. NAMI Metro Baltimore is the local affiliate for the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Baltimore affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today announced it is hosting a lecture and discussion led by Virgil Stucker, founding Chairman...

Middle Age Men Face Double The Risk Of Death Due To Social Stress
2014-05-09 10:51:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mental health experts have long touted the benefits of a strong social support network, particularly in times of stress. But what if that support network is a source of stress? A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health has found that frequent arguments with friends and family can actually increase mortality in middle age, especially in men and those not gainfully employed. Study author Rikke Lund,...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.