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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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New Guide Keeps Diversity Conversations Authentic

Written by Featured Organization on 12 April 2013.

Chicago human resource executive and former chief diversity officer is now the author of a dynamic new diversity book, "Profitable Diversity: How Economic Inclusion Can Lead to Success." It highlights the P&L impact of responsive and proactive diversity practices and is now available everywhere books are sold. 

Bookcover and author, Anise D. Wiley-Little

Chicago, IL (March 21, 2013) -- Profitable Diversity: How Economic Inclusion Can Lead to Success by Anise D. Wiley-Little proves that corporate diversity is not only ethical, but a smart business move. Diversity is race and gender, but it is also so much more than that - and should be approached not as simply a number to be filled, but as a way to maximize success. Profitable Diversity, an easy-read guide for chief diversity officers, practitioners, and business leaders, will change the way the corporate world approaches diversity.

Profitable Diversity addresses companies owned by women, veterans, and those certified by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, giving special attention to the most overlooked aspects of diversity. This how-to guide uses real-life examples to make a compelling case: diversity is vital for maximum business potential. Profitable Diversityembraces the unconventional, reasoning that unconventional methods lead to unconventional degrees of success.

Busy professionals will benefit from Profitable Diversity's readability and concisely stated arguments. With the help of Profitable Diversity, increased and maximized diversity will lead to increased and maximized business opportunities and strategic partnerships. This practical guide offers original ideas on how to translate diversity into ever-growing success.

About the Author:
Anise D. Wiley-Little is a human resource, diversity and inclusion, work-life strategist, life coach, sought-after speaker and former chief diversity officer. She has spent more than 25 years in a Fortune 100 organization and serving the community. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2006 Most Influential African Americans Freedom Award for her contribution to racial justice and equality and the People's Voice 2006 Leadership. Wiley-Little has also been selected as one of Chicago's most influential in Who's Who in Black Chicago, and as YWCA's 2010 Women of Achievement in Business. She has been widely quoted or profiled in many publications including the Chicago Tribune, Workforce Management, Investor's Business Daily, PR Week and HR Magazine. She currently lives in north suburban Chicago.

About the Book:
Two Harbors Press
Softcover: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-938690-58-7
Hardcover: $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-938690-55-6
132 pages
Publication Date: March 13, 2013

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