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2013-06-27 23:46:46

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with communities of professionals and experts representing leading institutions and brands around the world, today announced the launch of a new tool to assist mentoring professionals and mentors in supporting youth. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and youth social network Rocket21, the only social...

2013-06-27 23:26:49

Corporate mentoring is a hot topic, as reflected in a recent article in the Boston Globe that featured two executives weighing in on its value as well as its role in helping them be successful. Andrea Zintz, Ph.D., president of Strategic Leadership Resources, which provides high potential leadership development, has been a proponent of mentoring since choosing it as the topic for her dissertation, and she’s just released her thoughts on the value of corporate mentoring program....

2010-01-20 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Obama recognized the national mentoring partnership between MENTOR, the lead champion for youth mentoring in the United States, and Viacom Inc.(NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading media company, today at The White House. The President applauded their strong commitment to America's children through their partnership to increase mentoring opportunities for youth across the United States in a ceremony in the East Wing that was attended by Larry...

2009-03-24 14:42:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- HELP USA's mentoring program, Mentoring USA, announced today its national and international expansion plans for the 2009-2010 academic year. Mentoring USA, one of the nation's first site-based one-to-one mentoring programs, has increased its presences in New York City, Newark, Houston and Los Angeles and announced plans to expand into Chicago, IL; Costa Mesa, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; and Philadelphia, PA beginning in the fall of 2009. Additionally,...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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