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Zenger Folkman Releases Latest Book: The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

In their best-selling work, The Extraordinary Leader, performance thought leaders John Zenger and Joseph Folkman revealed the 16 key competencies that separate the top 10 percent of leaders from the rest. Since that first book's publication, they have discovered, through an extensive study condu...

Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) and McDonald's(R) Seek Inspiring Stories Through New 'Share.Give.Hope.' Campaign

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-five years ago, the first Ronald McDonald House(R) opened its doors in Philadelphia to provide a "home away from home" for families with seriously ill children. Today, McDonald's(R) and Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) kick-off an annivers...

Weight Watchers(R) Reveals the 2008 Inspiring Stories of the Year Contest Winners Online and in the January Issue of Good Housekeeping

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers announced today the five grand prize winners of the 2008 WEIGHT WATCHERS INSPIRING STORIES OF THE YEAR CONTEST. All five grand prize winners are living proof that successful weight loss can lead to positive changes in other areas of life. Their...

TV 'Hero' Joins Other Heroes from Around the Country to Educate and Celebrate Inspiring Stories from the Community of People with Epilepsy

SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Grunberg -- film and television actor and star of the hit television series "Heroes" -- has a real life hero, his 12-year-old son, Jake, who has been living with epilepsy, a common neurological condition, for 5 years. Greg was joined by Epilepsy Advocates from ...

An Inspiring Summer Read: Biography of Judy Taylor - The Woman Who Could Not Eat

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With long summer days ahead and the delights of a good book to be enjoyed, readers around the world are picking up "Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor story," the debut book from Shireen Jeejeebhoy. Author Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080331/298826 ...

For Inspiring Amputee It's No Excuses, No Limits

Motivational Speaker Denny Chipollini inspires others to hit the trails for Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-mile Run VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- What most people would consider tragedies, 55-year-old Skippack, Pa., resident Denny Chipollini, considers gifts. Chi...

Old at Age 3: The Inspiring Life of Progeria Patient Zachary Moore

"...what a real adventure it is for a parent to be there for their child's first breath and last breath. This is the story of my adventures with Zachary between those two breaths.'" -- Keith Moore "Moore's journey will inspire you to be a better person and to rely on your faith during troub...

d'Gianni to Unveil Exquisite New Lingerie Collection Aboard New York City Cruise Ship

...nd a woman whose different personalities converged on one single vision . . . to enhance sensuality in the bedroom. For nine years, d'Gianni has been inspiring people to shed their inhibitions and rid themselves of all their insecurities when it comes to their bodies. The company further hopes to help its cl...

Cupcakes for a Cure

... life, her energy and overall attitude is so admirable. Breast cancer affects so many women in the world and I'm happy to be able to work with such an inspiring person," Levy says. "Her passion is contagious." A breast cancer survivor herself, Millman is walking in honor of her late cousin, Gretchen W...

Human Rights Campaign Announces Speakers at 25th Annual Bay Area Gala

...uman Rights Campaign is America 's largest civil rights or ganization w or king to achieve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equali...
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Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture

...ve.com . About Dove The Dove mission is to make women feel more beautiful every day by challenging today's stereotypical view of beauty and inspiring women to take great care of themselves. Dove, manufactured by Unilever, is the No. 1 personal wash brand nationwide. One in every three households use...

University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.

...nd remarks following at 4 p.m. Pioneering female race car driver Lyn St. James will be in attendance. What: Premiere screening of "CODY," the inspiring story of University of Redlands senior Cody Unser ( http://www.redlands.edu/4653.asp ). Narrated by Glenn Close, the film tells the story of Unser ...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

...o suggests that it should also be effective in human cases of MRSA infection, and particularly in cutaneous and subcutaneous infections. "It is inspiring that an inexpensive naturally visible wavelength of light can eradicate two common strains of MRSA. Developing strategies that are capable of destroyi...

Elite Team of Cyclists with Type 1 Diabetes Powers Forward in 2008 Sponsored by Rapid-Acting Insulin Apidra(R)

...country to spread awareness of diabetes and encourage others with the disease to take an active role in their health management. "Team Type 1 has an inspiring message of hope and achievement to share with the diabetes community, because they show that despite diabetes, they are able to follow their dreams th...

Getty Images Celebrates Conclusion of 'Change Me' Imagery Forum

...ide burden of the three diseases. Participants in "Change Me" selected an inspiring image and commented on why they felt the image has the power to change perc...The company's award-winning photographers and imagery help customers create inspiring work which appears every day in the world's most influential newspapers, ma...

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season

...ation, please visit http://www.nfid.org . About Canyon Ranch Institute Canyon Ranch Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and educating people across America so they can make positive, healthy choices for themselves and their families. More information is available at ht...

Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year

...tation clinics to offer heart patient services through visiting programs, support group meetings and educational forums. Mended Hearts is dedicated to inspiring hope in heart disease patients and their families. Mended Hearts Inc. received funding and other support from GlaxoSmithKline for the I Heart Flu Shot...

The First Annual Cervical Cancer/HPV Conference Tackles Controversial Vaccine Issues and Encourages Advocacy

...en and provide them with the tools and information they need to become advocates for HPV and cervical cancer prevention within their own communities. inspiring a sisterhood among attendees, the women also focused on the stigma attached to having this specific type of cancer, especially since it is related to ...
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Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

...nal Laboratory. "We love welcoming the community and having an opportunity to show off some of the great work we are doing to benefit our nation while inspiring public interest in science, engineering and technology." This rare opportunity will allow visitors to see how Argonne, the nation's first national ...

New hope for fisheries

... led to an increase in the size and amount of fish available, and a consequent increase in fishers' incomes. "These successes are local - but they are inspiring others to follow suit," says Tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society in Kenya. "We know that more fish can be harvested with less fishi...

International team of students and scientists on month-long field course in Siberian Arctic

...CO2 and methane into the air. As aspiring scientists, another goal is bringing creative ideas to studying issues related to climate change as well as inspiring participants to spread the word about how climate impacts almost every facet of our society." ...

Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

...full disclosure is in the best interests of Oscar Pistorius, other track athletes and the sport of Track and Field. The controversy raised by Oscar's inspiring performances presents a pivotal case for the future regulation of prosthetic and other technology in organized athletics. Accordingly, disseminating ...

Beetle shell inspires brilliant white paper

...so far identified and investigated a series of natural systems that reveal distinctly different ways of producing effective ultra-whiteness. These are inspiring additional surface appearance and functional applications in a range of technologies and industries. Benny Hallam of Imerys Minerals Ltd. continued...

UC Davis bench-to-bedside research: Promising treatment in clinical trials

...he Sierra Nevada that he, his sons and occasionally other UC Davis faculty and students climb. "The artes that climbers follow to peaks are often inspiring as well as challenging," Hammock said. "I founded the company because I failed to transfer technology to the public from the University of California...

MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells

...n the lab, finishing up his Ph.D., and founding two companies, Geoff mentored 14 undergraduate students, taking them out of the classroom setting and inspiring them to make the link from science to the real world," states Joshua Schuler, the executive director of the Lemelson-MIT Program. "Geoff is not only a...

Blue light destroys antibiotic-resistant staph infection

...itro suggests that it should also be effective in human cases of MRSA infection, and particularly in cutaneous and subcutaneous infections. "It is inspiring that an inexpensive naturally visible wavelength of light can eradicate two common strains of MRSA. Developing strategies that are capable of destroyi...

'Hobbit' fossils represent a new species, concludes University of Minnesota anthropologist

...red from an extremely rare disorder. Public interest in the discovery, analysis and implications of Flores "hobbits" has been high ever since 2003, inspiring several television specials (including a recent episode of "NOVA" entitled "Alien From Earth") and other media attention. While the debate over Hom...

The medium is the message: Manipulating salmonella in spaceflight curtails infectiousness

...tal approaches, Nickerson believes the therapeutic benefits of such research will extend beyond infectious pathogens like S. typhimurium , eventually inspiring new clinical approaches to cancer, aging, bone and muscle wasting diseases, among other earthly afflictions. "We can use the innovative research p...
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Bill Pollock, President and CEO of Pharmagistics Group, Named to PharmaVOICE List of 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences

SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Pollock, president and CEO of the Pharmagistics Group, the premier provider of technology-based and non-personal-delivered messages and solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry, has been selected by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the 100 most in...

MicroMass President Jay Bigelow Named to PharmaVOICE List of 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences

CARY, N.C., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Bigelow, President of MicroMass Communications, Inc., a leader in behavioral science-based relationship marketing, has been selected by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the 100 most inspiring and influential people in the life sciences industry. The hono...

Advanced Cell Technology's Dr. Robert Lanza Makes List of '100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry'

PharmaVOICE magazine cites Dr. Lanza for 'Courage Under Fire' WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACTC) is proud to announced that Dr. Robert Lanza, the company's Vice President of Research and Scientific Development, has...

2 Springer authors receive NWO/Spinoza Prize in the Netherlands

...rt van den Berg. The prize, also viewed as the 'Dutch Nobel Prize,' is the highest Dutch award in science and is given for outstanding, pioneering and inspiring research. Previously, the prize amount was EUR 1.5 million, but this year, each of the three researchers will receive EUR 2.5 million to spend on ...

2009 Marks 50 Years of Innovative 'Firsts' for Instrumentation Laboratory

...esulting in enhanced patient care will receive an award and an educational grant to their institution. Industry professionals are invited to submit an inspiring story of patient care - about themselves or another person - by completing IL's "Passion and Results" nomination form available through an IL sales re...

Ernst & Young Benchmarks Danish Biotech Pipeline Third in Europe

...al biotech company founded in Denmark, Genmab is proud to be part of the important Medicon Valley biotech sector. We have found the innovative climate inspiring in the process of building our late stage pipeline," says Lisa N. Drakeman, Ph. D., Chief Executive Officer of Genmab. The report underlines t...

Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria

...built onto semiconductor chips and measured in micrometers (millionth of a meter). The contests also drive innovation in this new field of robotics by inspiring young scientists and engineers to become involved. Teams wishing to compete in Austria must submit their application materials by Dec. 31, 2008, by...

Video: Insulet Unveils Video Contest for OmniPod Users

...System has improved their lives. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/insulet/35999/ "We frequently receive inspiring testimonials from customers about how the OmniPod System has made it so much easier for them to manage their diabetes. The OmniPod's innovative, tubin...

Amgen Foundation Announces $2.5 Million Expansion of Amgen Scholars Program to Europe

...ation has made more than $125 million in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Europe that impact society in inspiring and innovative ways. It has also supported disaster relief efforts both domestically and internationally. Contacts Kristen Davis, (805) 447-300...

Suzanne Somers, Renowned Author, Medical Advocate, and Official Spokesperson for NeoStem, Inc., Inspires the Audience on The Ellen Degeneres Show

...k aired last month on ABC's "Nightline." Ms. Somers, herself a 7 year breast cancer survivor, also appeared last week on "The Ellen Degeneres Show," inspiring an audience comprised solely of breast cancer survivors, about the breakthrough therapies being developed using stem cell treatment including the actu...
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Charles Darwin

...meeting Eras's friend the literary Whig Malthusian Miss Harriet Martineau who had strong views on egalitarianism. Eras's dinner parties included inspiring savants like Lyell, Babbage and Thomas Carlyle . Scientific circles were buzzing with ideas of Transmutation of species . Darwin remained more c...

Rudolf Steiner

...anum building began on the same site shortly before he died in 1925. He conceived it as an organic extension and metamorphosis of the first building, inspiring and pre-dating architects such as Le Corbusier , and Eero Saarinen 's Kennedy Airport ( 1962 ). Within the Society, Steiner met his wife Marie v...
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