Fitness

Brain Scans Let ALS Patients Communicate

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Brain imaging enabled 4 severely “locked-in” individuals — all conscious and aware but unable to communicate — to answer yes-and-no queries, researchers report. 1 patient, at the request of his loved ones, was asked whether or not he’d allow his daughter to marry her boyfriend. Nine out of ...

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The Future of Business: Virtual Workforces and Savings Through Effective Training

In the early days at Clearlink, before our growth spurt had begun, we fostered a culture of one-on-one mentorship and training. Managers could easily meet directly with one of their team members to help them learn and keep them updated on the needed skills for their position. Since Clearlink’s mission is centered around connecting people with brands, we felt that ...

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Fat Near Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When a specific variety of fat collects around the heart, it might be a sign of developing heart disease in postmenopausal females, a new study suggests. As estrogen levels fall throughout menopause, deposits of “paracardial” fat improve, the researchers located. This may lead to much more calcium create-up ...

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Training magazine Ranks 2017 Training Top 125 Organizations

Excelsior, MN (January 31, 2017)—Keller Williams Realty, Inc., was welcomed into the No. 1 spot on the 2017 Training Top 125 and earned induction into the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame in 2018 after ranking in the Top 10 for four consecutive years. Four companies landed Top 5 spots for the first time: New York Community Bancorp, Inc., at ...

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Great Teams Create and Maintain Depth

The top-performing sports and enterprise organizations all operate on the principles that: 1) No group player is irreplaceable. two) Talent must be shaped in order to create a deep bench at all levels of the organization. A single of the ideal methods for leaders to do this is to create wholesome internal competition. The proper type of competition inside an ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Enterprise Holdings’ Account Executive First-Year Road Map

In August 2015, Enterprise Holdings’ Car Sales division rolled out a new hiring process and training curriculum for new account executives (AEs). Program Details Rather than new account executives selling immediately upon hire as they previously did, they are immersed in training for the first two weeks. These two weeks of training include readings, assignments, observations, and skill practices in ...

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Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Mentally stimulating activities can protect your brain against aging, even if you are genetically predisposed toward dementia or Alzheimer’s illness, a new study reports. Activities that keep the brain busy — employing a personal computer, crafting, playing games and participating in social activities — seem to lower the ...

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Should We Be Managing By the Numbers?

“Measure to manage” is a favorite refrain of one of the editors of the health trade publication where I work. We write about the business side of health-care practices, and what he means by that is if you don’t keep track of how you’re doing in, say, the number of new patients per month, the cost of overhead in office ...

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Case Study: The Reinvention of Tenaris' Corporate University

Tenaris is a top global supplier of steel pipe merchandise with 21,700 employees in a lot more than 30 nations. TenarisUniversity, the company’s corporate education division, is spearheading a thorough re-considering of numerous processes inside the Human Resources department. TenarisUniversity is valued as a important differentiator. Tenaris ranked #8 on Education magazine’s 2016 Instruction Top 125 list. Even though the ...

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Are Your Kids Drinking Too Much Sugar?

If you are worried about how significantly sugar your children are eating, it’s time to take a second look at how a lot they’re drinking. New research confirms that children and teens are downing far too considerably sugar from sweetened drinks. A study from the CDC shows that two-thirds of little ones in the U.S. drink at least 1 sugary beverage per ...

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