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February 25, 2016

According to the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), approximately one out of five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder. Warning signs aren’t always obvious and are sometimes difficult to distinguish from normal adolescent development. Some of the common symptoms More…

February 16, 2016

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in 68 children is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder—up from 1 in 150 in 2000–with boys at five times higher risk than girls. According to Scholastic, Inc., with more More…

February 9, 2016

A study conducted for Oracle/RightNow’s 2011 Customer Experience Impact Report found that 86% of respondents said they would be willing to pay more than standard price to ensure a superior customer service experience.   What makes a superior customer service More…

February 2, 2016

According to a Harris Interactive/Franklin Covey study, only 37% of employees understand their employer’s long-term strategy and vision, and even fewer (20%) understand how they contribute to the bigger picture. Effective decision making is almost impossible under these circumstances – More…

January 26, 2016

A 2015 Project Management Institute (PMI) study found that 64% of projects successfully meet their goals, while 15% of projects fail outright. A thorough understanding of effective project management can prevent many of the factors that contribute to project failure, More…

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