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2009-11-17 16:57:05

Consumers will work harder on a task if they're expecting to have to do something difficult at a later time, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. In today's fast-paced world, consumers frequently undertake unrelated tasks in a sequence. An individual might make a grocery list, decide whether to take out a home improvement loan, search the Internet for a vacation spot, and choose a dinner location"”all before preparing lunch. "It seems reasonable to expect that...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Imanami, the leader in the emerging Group Management market, today announced WebDir SMB, a web-based directory and group management solution designed for small businesses. As organizations streamline processes to maximize already limited resources, the introduction of WebDir SMB provides small businesses an enterprise-class tool to reduce administrative costs and increase the accuracy of Microsoft® Active Directory(TM) for...

2009-10-13 10:36:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- RegScan, Inc. announces the launch today of RegScan Socrates(TM) (patent pending), a first of its kind regulatory-driven task management system. Unlike every other task management system, Socrates is a regulatory compliance management system where one can create tasks directly from the regulations. Whether complying with Sarbanes-Oxley, banking, housing, environmental health and safety, tax and any other regulatory area, Socrates will simplify and...

2009-05-21 12:26:00

FC Tasks(TM), exclusively marketed by FranklinCovey Products(R) ranked as high as #13 on iTunes paid productivity applications LINDON, Utah, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The SCO Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets: SCOXQ) a leading provider of UNIX(R) software technology and provider of mobility solutions, today announced that it has released an update to its popular iPhone and iPod Touch(R) productivity application, FC Tasks, which is marketed exclusively by FranklinCovey Products. FC Tasks...

2009-04-28 18:15:00

Develops Unique Activity-Based Search Index of More than 1 Million Places Intent-Based Styles Including 'Kid-Friendly' and 'Recession Buster' Help People Quickly Find Things to Do That Meet Their Needs MENLO PARK, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Center'd (http://www.centerd.com), the Web site that helps people plan life's activities, today released new tools, features and data that help people find things to do in local areas based on their intent. By analyzing millions of conversations...

2009-04-08 07:33:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, YadaHome.com (www.yadahome.com), a social utility for parents, announced the expansion of its shared, family grocery shopping list, adding a household budgeting tool that allows users to easily estimate their grocery bills before they reach the check-out aisle. This new site feature allows users to reconcile their grocery budget to their actual grocery bills and helps members keep track of their grocery expenditures throughout the year. In October,...

2009-03-26 12:48:00

Investing in Efficiency Delivers Big ROI in Less Than Six Months TEMPE, Ariz., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunland Asphalt knows that competing in today's market requires bold investments in solutions that improve their operational efficiency. "While we have always embraced technology to facilitate our operations, our new imperative is to maximize efficiency and ROI," said Mike McWenie, Chief Operating Officer for Sunland. At the same time that many companies have stopped IT spending, Sunland...

2009-02-04 14:23:00

Inaugural 'Getting Things Done' Conference to Feature Presentations from Guy Kawasaki, James Fallows, Michael Winston and Many Others 'The GTD system is a revelation. My life is still as jam-packed as ever, but I feel much more in control, as though I'm tooling around in a well engineered car that makes doing 80 feel like 50.' -- FORTUNE (September 1, 2008) OJAI, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The David Allen Company is proud to announce its lineup of speakers and panelists for the...

2009-01-12 12:35:00

It's a new year and many of us have started thinking about various resolutions: updating that resume, cleaning out the attic, starting that exercise routine. But the sad reality is that most of us will not follow through on these commitments, not because we're insincere, but because tomorrow is always a better time to get going.Procrastination is a curse, and a costly one. Putting things off leads not only to lost productivity but also to all sorts of hand wringing and regrets and damaged...

2008-10-11 03:00:05

By Paterson, Kimberly It's difficult, not impossible How many times have you tried to change a behavior-either your own or someone else's? Things go well for a week or two and then the old patterns of behavior take over again. No matter how important or desired the change may be, it just doesn't seem to happen. You're not alone. In my experience coaching agents and insurance executives, creating positive, lasting change is one of the top three areas people want to work on. Understanding...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.