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2010-07-02 04:38:00

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2010-06-30 16:38:00

WESTPORT, Conn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, the Connecticut-based producer of world-class CIO leadership events, brought its message of transformational change and innovation to the international stage earlier this month in Toronto. "Transformational leadership is essential for success in today's ultra-competitive, rapidly evolving markets," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy. "The newest technology drives innovation and innovation drives business value. For...

2010-04-27 12:00:00

LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manpower Inc., a world leader in workforce solutions, announced today that David Arkless, Manpower Inc. President of Corporate and Government Affairs, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Education For Employment Foundation (EFE), the pre-eminent US foundation for youth and marginalized workforce development in the Middle East and North Africa that helps improve the futures of young people by giving them the tools to build...

2010-03-19 13:39:00

WESTPORT, Conn., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 Houston Area CIOs and executives gathered March 3 to discuss organizational transformation and transformational leadership during the invitation-only CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable held at the Houstonian Hotel. The event, produced by HMG Strategy, LLC, provided a high-level, private venue for sharing critical knowledge, exploring new strategies, and envisioning new revenue streams through innovative use of information technology....

2010-02-25 15:24:00

WESTPORT, Conn., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 Bay Area CIOs and executives gathered last week to discuss organizational transformation and transformational leadership from a hands-on point of view during the invitation-only CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable held at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley. The event, produced by HMG Strategy, LLC, provided a private, high-level venue for sharing critical knowledge, exploring new strategies, and envisioning new revenue streams...

2010-01-05 15:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (Nasdaq: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced several changes in management which are effective immediately. Gerald G. Colella will assume the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Colella has more than 25 years of leadership experience at MKS in global operations, sales, service, materials planning and logistics. Mr....

2009-09-06 17:37:03

College students are ruder and more disrespectful that they were years ago, Illinois college instructors say. Citing factors such as technology distractions and failure of parents to instill good manners in their children, professors and other college teachers say they experience some dissatisfaction and frustration in dealing with students' rude or inappropriate behavior, the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. Instructors say technology has created a generation that is focused on iPods, text...

2009-06-28 12:22:29

Council members in a North Carolina town barred its mayor from posting the town's newsletter on its Web site, citing what they call his negative comments. Indian Trail Mayor John Quinn countered that the ban -- the latest the council has taken against him -- was enacted based on misinformation that he was harassing some council members, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday. Council members said the mayor's comments should reflect well on the town and should have focused on events such as...

2009-06-22 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Viejo general surgeon Juan Carlos Cobo, MD, F.A.C.S. is the newly-elected Chair of the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT) Board of Trustees. MPT is the medical professional liability provider for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP). Dr. Cobo's election occurred at the organization's annual meeting June 18. He succeeds J. Michael Wormley, MD, a Glendora family practitioner who presided as chair since 1986. Dr. Wormley will continue to...

2009-06-17 15:01:59

Sheriff's deputies in Ware County, Ga., said a car pulled over for weaving in and out of its lane had a naked man behind the wheel. Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal said deputies pulled the man over on Suwanee Chapel Road while patrolling the area for suspected drug activity and discovered the driver was wearing nothing, the (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union reported Wednesday. Royal said the deputies advised the man to put his clothes on and to stay dressed while driving. He gave no...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • 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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