BODY OF YOUNG DONEGAL MAN FOUND IN RIVER

first_imgThe body of a young Donegal man has been found in a river in Co Galway.Mathew Lougue, from Malin Head, who was in his 30s, had been missing for more than a week.Mathew had been living in Galway recently but had been missing since last weekend. A search was launched on the River Corrib when a man was spotted in the water near the docks.The man was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.However, because the body contained no identification, it took a number of days to identify the deceased.However the body was then found to be that of tragic Mathew. The late Mr Lougue of Keenagh, Malin Head, will be buried after funeral mass at St Mary’s Church in Lagg, Malin tomorrow. BODY OF YOUNG DONEGAL MAN FOUND IN RIVER was last modified: February 11th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Malin HeadMathew LougueRiver Corriblast_img read more

Center for Courageous Kids Wounded Warrior Camp

first_imgAttention military family caregivers, are you looking for ways to reconnect your wounded service member with their teenager?  Here is your opportunity.The University of Kentucky, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension is hosting the Center for Courageous Kids Wounded Warrior Camp,  August 31–September 2, 2012 for wounded service members and their teenagers, ages 14–18 years old .The wounded warrior camp is a FREE, three-day adventure for families from all states and branches of the military.The Center for Courageous Kids is a world-class medical camping facility located in Scottsville, KY, that provides services to children, preteens, and teenagers and their families across the nation who are living with variety of medical conditions.The Center for Courageous Kids is a state-of-the-art facility that offers programs to fit the needs of every wounded service member. The wounded warrior camp allows individuals to enjoy a variety of activities as a parent-child team, including horseback riding, fishing, archery, rock climbing, basketball, campfires, canoeing, woodworking, bowling, swimming and having a great time.For more information and registering for this event go to: http://www.ca.uky.edu/hes/fcs/militarycamp/last_img read more

On Training and Development with Dave Stein – Episode 26

first_imgPodcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSToday, we hear from Dave Stein about the skills necessary for any sales team and manager. Dave has spent his career researching sales training programs. Early on, he discovered that companies were investing millions of dollars in sales training and seeing no return, or a negative return, on that investment. Dave took on the task of tackling this problem. Listen in today as he shares how he evaluates, compares and contrasts sales training programs. His insight will send you in the right direction to train your sales teams, with a return on investment like you’ve never seen. Get In the Arena with Dave Stein, today!Infuse any selling approach from a business savvy perspectiveClick To TweetWhere sales training goes wrongDave Stein discovered many reasons why sales training goes wrong, but if there were one single reason it would be fixed by now. There are a range of mistakes being made, starting with the inability of sales leaders and organizations to simply hire the right people. There are currently plenty of people unsuited for the jobs they are in. Another huge problem we hear about today is the lack of clearly defining requirements. Start with your customer: what does it take to sell to them? From there, decipher their buying trends, history, methods, and preferences. When you know your goal, you can communicate requirements to your teams. The gap between what the salesperson can do and what the customer needs is the sweet spot for sales training. Listen in to today’s episode and find your sweet spot. The DNA of a good sales manager and teamA good sales manager knows how to leverage their experiences to create value for someone else. If you want your sales performance to improve, listen in to Dave Stein’s findings in the trends of hiring. Your sales team needs to be able to talk to the customer about value, in the customer’s terms.  What will your team do to help your customer meet their financial and business plan? To be more successful, effective, and efficient your sales team needs to be able to answer those questions. If you do not develop your own team in knowing the answers to those questions, you will struggle. Today’s episode is an opportunity to amplify your impact that you won’t want to miss.Where does sales training go wrong?Click To TweetA business savvy perspectiveWant to learn how to infuse any selling approach from a business savvy perspective? Dave Stein has worked with many companies, selling a lot of stuff, the right way. How do they sustain high volume business? Time to get savvy! This is an unleveraged component to sales effectiveness that Dave has discovered makes a giant difference in your businesses lifespan and growth. Get In the Arena today and start approaching each opportunity with a business savvy perspective. Don’t get left behind in social sellingSocial selling is not just about having a blog, or having a presence on the various markets. Social selling is a guide to professionally engaging with your customers. It is a platform for creating relationships and connecting with customers. It is time to take ownership of your marketing approach. On this episode, we receive training from Dave on how to set up policies and procedures for social selling. This is a scene that should have clear cut policies to utilize social selling in the right way. Otherwise, you might find one of your go-getter salespeople digging the company’s grave with one mistake on Twitter. Tune in today and cultivate the value social selling can have for you! Social selling: Don’t get left behind, with Dave SteinClick To TweetOutline of this great episode Introduction and welcoming Dave Stein. Where does sales training tend to go wrong? Hire your staff with your customer in mind. The DNA, makeup, and mindset of a successful businessperson. Consultative Selling, by Mack Hanan. New rules for social selling. Opportunities and lessons from the economy tank. Creating and capturing value. How you can connect with Dave SteinResources & Links mentioned in this episodeDave on Twitter @davesteiDave’s current website:  http://davestein.bizDave’s blog on ESResearchDave Stein on LinkedInBook Mentioned0814416179 The theme song “Into the Arena” is written and produced by Chris Sernel. You can find it on SoundcloudConnect with AnthonyWebsite: www.TheSalesBlog.comYoutube: www.Youtube.com/IannarinoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/iannarinoTwitter: https://twitter.com/iannarinoGoogle Plus: https://plus.google.com/+SAnthonyIannarinoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iannarinoTweets you can use to share this episodeLeverage your experiences to create valueClick To TweetWhat does it take to sell to your customer? ~ Dave SteinClick To TweetSubscribe toIn the ArenaApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsAndroidby EmailRSSOr subscribe with your favorite app by using the address belowlast_img read more

Ravi Kumar smashes CWG record en route to gold medal

first_imgIndia’s K Ravi Kumar created a new Commonwealth Games record with a total lift of 321kgs as he grabbed gold in the 69-kg category in the weightlifting competition in New Delhi on Wednesday.The Orissa lad proved too good for his opponents as the second best finish was of 308 kgs.Sri Lanka’s Chinthana Vidanage took the silver medal, while Mohd Hafifi Mansor of Malaysia bagged bronze with a total lift of 306 kgs.From the very beginning, Ravi Kumar looked set to dominate the competition as he topped the snatch event with a lift of 146 kgs, which was also a Games record.Hafifi Mansor ended with 137 kgs and the Chinthana Vidanage lifted 134 kgs in snatch.Thereafter, at the clean and jerk event also, the 22-year-old Indian lifted 167 kgs in his very first attempt to put on a total of 313 on board, while his closest two competitors were hovering around 306 to 308 mark, aiming a maximum of 310 kgs.Sri Lanka’s Vidanage created rewrote clean and jerk record when he lifted 174 kgs.But his record could not stand long as Ravi lifted 175 kgs in his third and final attempt.Ravu is now a record holder in all three categories — snatch, clean & jerk and total of the two.The Orissa lad proved too good for his opponents as the second best finish was of 308 kgs.Sri Lanka’s Chinthana Vidanage took the silver medal, while Mohd Hafifi Mansor of Malaysia bagged bronze with a total lift of 306 kgs.From the very beginning, Ravi Kumar looked set to dominate the competition as he topped the snatch event with a lift of 146 kgs, which was also a Games record.advertisementHafifi Mansor ended with 137 kgs and the Chinthana Vidanage lifted 134 kgs in snatch.Thereafter, at the clean and jerk event also, the 22-year-old Indian lifted 167 kgs in his very first attempt to put on a total of 313 on board, while his closest two competitors were hovering around 306 to 308 mark, aiming a maximum of 310 kgs.Sri Lanka’s Vidanage created rewrote clean and jerk record when he lifted 174 kgs.But his record could not stand long as Ravi lifted 175 kgs in his third and final attempt.Ravu is now a record holder in all three categories — snatch, clean & jerk and total of the two.last_img read more