Dr. Leslie Kaye, Psychologist Specializing in Starting Over, Starts Over with Historic 1850 Cadieux Farmhouse

Grosse Pointe, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

The Cadieux Farmhouse is the last remaining example of French frame architecture from the ribbon farm era, built by Detroit’s French Canadian settlers, the Cadieux family.

Today, July 9, 2014 9am to 11am, you will see it slowly roll down the streets of Grosse Pointe to it’s new home. Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe needed to move the historic home to make room for it’s expansion. French and English speaking psychologist Dr. Leslie Kaye (http://www.lesliekaye.com) was midway through an around the world trip when she heard about the home. She visited Tahiti, Moorea, Hong Kong, Cambodia. Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Russia, Turkey, Kenya, South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil 2013-2014. “Still, there is no place like home!” she says. “This little house has completely captured my imagination and has done my heart so much good! It gave me a reason to come home.”

In 2009, Dr. Leslie Kaye had it all: a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, a McGill Montreal General internship, a two year Harvard Medical School fellowship. Over seven years she built a booming psychology practice and the hospital she worked with wanted to triple it. She had several college teaching gigs. She was President of Detroit’s International Institute Board of Directors, had a yacht at the Detroit Yacht Club that she had once lived aboard, and owned a large riverfront home in Windsor that she loved. But when the man she loved proposed, asked that she come away with him to Florida, and promised that she never had to work again, she left to do volunteer work with her church and marry.

But in 2014, she needed to start over. “Rebuilding is hard. I’ve helped many clients start over. But this time it was me.”

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Nighthawk Introduces Cloud Based Solar Solutions for Utilities

Coppell, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014

Nighthawk, the leader in cellular based utility meter solutions announces the release of a Net Meter version of its RDM960 meter platform for solar applications along with its Cloud based Consumer Portal tool. The RDM960 provides full interval data either directly as a production meter or as a Net Meter. Utilizing its cellular read capability the meter can be installed anywhere in a utilitys service territory without the need for any infrastructure build out. Utilities can receive daily, weekly or monthly reads over the air for SREC (Renewable Energy Credits) reporting. The Consumer Portal allows customers to see detailed information on solar generation and usage in simple to read graphs.

The growth of solar energy presents new challenges to utilities with requirements for detailed and more frequent data collection. Often customers want to understand the hour-by-hour benefits they are getting from their significant investments. Nighthawks solar solutions meet those challenges and exceed them fulfilling the needs of customers adopting solar power while enabling utilities to remotely collect more detailed data on a more frequent basis.

Nighthawks Consumer Portal provides customers with access to web based charts and graphs detailing their energy usage and production. In this information age, users have come to expect easily accessible metrics. Providing detailed information, in easy to understand charts, reduces questions from consumers on system performance and delivers comparative day to day generation values. These Consumer Portal features can be integrated within your own website or hosted separately. Additionally, Nighthawk Solar Solutions provide TOU readings for both generated and received power with interval data for periodic retrieval.

The Nighthawk RDM960 solar solution Net metering device is integrated inside a standard meter shell and is completely under glass. Like all Nighthawk devices it requires no infrastructure or build-out. It is an incremental solution that can be used out of the box when and where you need it. Utilizing the robust public cellular system it communicates and is controlled via Nighthawks Cloud-based Utility WebConnect browser accessible application.

Nighthawks Solar Solutions make solar work smarter for both the utility and the customer directly saving you money while increasing your situational awareness and control possibilities.

Nighthawks Utility WebConnect is an award winning Cloud-based Web application running 24/7, and connected to multiple communications gateways, both issuing commands to remote devices and receiving information from them. Utility WebConnect interoperates directly over the Web or via automated data uploads with most utility billing systems.

Even when utility personnel are not online, Utility WebConnect is collecting meter readings, issuing automated batch commands to devices and alerting utility personnel of alarming events via cellular text messages or email.

About Nighthawk: Nighthawk is a mobility leader in machine to machine connected devices and Cloud-based control solutions. For over two decades, we have pioneered intelligent devices and systems that allow for the centralized on-demand management of assets and processes. Nighthawk manages machine to machine communications on over 20 networks worldwide.

Nighthawk products are used throughout North America, the Caribbean and Asia in a variety of mission critical applications, including hardened and secure utility control. We are building the future of mobility solutions for machine to machine control with our WebConnect device strategy.

Nighthawk is a subsidiary of McWane Inc, a leading manufacturer of ductile iron pipe, valves, hydrants, and fittings. McWane products make up the backbone of vital water distribution and wastewater treatment systems throughout North America, dependably providing the U.S. with clean drinking water. The company operates 25 manufacturing plants including 13 iron foundries across the United States, Canada, Australia, and China.


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The Worlds Number 1 Airport Takes Flight With HRBoss Recruiting Platform

Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

Today, HRBoss announced that the worlds most awarded airport, Changi Airport Group, has implemented their Applicant Tracking Solution, HiringBoss, to streamline the hiring process and provide an overall candidate-oriented experience for job applicants.

With more than 53.7 million passengers passing through the Singapore airport per year, Changi Airport Group (CAG) receives on average over 2000 resumes and job applications every month. CAG persistently outperforms other global airports in terms of customer service, competitiveness, efficiency and the foresight of their civil aviation program in establishing Singapore as Asia’s regional air hub.

Jennifer Cheng, HR Business of CAG, commented on the recent partnership with HRBoss, Due to the recent expansion of our business and an increased need for top talent, we needed a faster application process and more holistic recruitment platform. HRBoss helps improve our day to day recruitment process, whilst also allowing us to see emerging trends and areas for improvement.

Bernie Schiemer, CEO & Founder of HRBoss, added, Anyone who has travelled through Singapores Changi will agree that other airports simply can’t touch it in terms of ease of transit and exceptional levels of customer service. Changi Airport Group’s relentless pursuit of excellence is a natural dovetail with our own obsessive commitment to our customers’ success here at HRBoss. Knowing that CAG manage their talent pipeline with our corporate recruiting platform, HiringBoss, is especially meaningful for us because Singapore is the city where HRBoss was born and is still headquartered.”

Schiemer added, “We set HR & Recruiting executives up for success by providing the best recruiting platform for them to attract, engage and hire top global talent. In terms of ease, speed of deployment, end-user adoption and cost effectiveness, HiringBoss is hard to beat. Thats why weve become the go-to solution for Asias most successful and iconic organizations, like the Changi Airport Group.

To learn more about how Changi Airport Group and other organisations are using HiringBoss to manage candidates effectively, visit http://www.hrboss.com.

About HRBoss

HRBoss is Asias leading Cloud provider of data-driven software for both Corporate HR and recruiting firms. HiringBoss is an applicant tracking solution that helps recruit Top talent quickly and efficiently for Corporate HR. Founded in 2011, HRBoss is rapidly expanding their footprint across Asia with offices currently open in 7 countries today (Singapore, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Hong Kong) and additional Asian, European and US offices launching in 2014.

All of HRBosss Cloud solutions are intuitive, highly-configurable and are supported locally on-the-ground across Asia. HRBoss services companies from all industries, from local start-ups and government agencies through to industry leaders, including Nissan, the Economic Development Board of Singapore, MichaelPage International and MetLife.

About Changi Airport Group

Changi Airport Group is the worlds most awarded airport, with more than 450 accolades under its belt. Presently, Changi Airport serves more than 100 airlines flying to over 280 cities in about 60 countries and territories worldwide. Its key business activities include investments in airports, as well as the provision of consultancy and airport management services. CAG also invests in and manages foreign airports through its subsidiary Changi Airports International (CAI). Today, CAI covers major economies including China, India, the Middle East and Europe.

FOBO Tire Exceeds Their Initial Funding Goal By Over 400%

Ipoh, Malaysia (PRWEB) September 24, 2014

FOBO Tire launched a crowdfunding campaign on September 1st in order to introduce their Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System to the public. Since launch, the company has dramatically exceeded their initial funding goal in less than half of the campaign duration time-frame. To date, they are standing at 425% of their initial goal, and the campaign shows no signs of slowing down. The FOBO Tire device has gathered news and media attention throughout the world due to the companys claim of being the worlds first all Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The device is essentially peace of mind for travelers, in a very small package.

FOBOs senior manager, Jonathan Ho, commented that this amazing worldwide response has taken them by surprise. Ho said the team is very pleased with the reaction they are receiving, and believes that FOBO Tire has gained market acceptance so quickly because it is the first Bluetooth Smart TPMS that provides 24/7 tire pressure monitoring, and works directly with a users smartphone (iOS & Android) even when the cars ignition is switched off. An added bonus is the fact that the FOBO Tire smartphone app can simultaneously monitor up to 20 cars, which means a parent can keep an eye on their spouses car, their own car and the kids cars at the same time. Or a company can keep an eye on all of their company cars, ensuring proper tire inflation and enabling them to address an issue before a problem arises or before the next person needs to use the car.

According to Ho, existing Bluetooth TPMS solutions on the market use 433MHz radio frequency from the tire sensor which is then channeled through a Bluetooth transmitter powered by the car battery. The drawback of such solutions meant that it could not provide tire pressure reading when the car ignition is switched off. However, with FOBO Tires all Bluetooth Smart connection, this is not a problem. The tire sensors can connect directly to the smartphone and give real time reading, anytime around the clock. The team believes that this is one of the features making their campaign so successful. People like the idea that their car tires are being monitored, even when they are not in the drivers seat. The idea that a user can get a flat or a soft tire taken care of long before they are late for work is a big selling point to most people.

With the overwhelming response and feedback the team is receiving on Indiegogo, FOBO has decided to expand their line and recently announced FOBO Bike for 2 and 3 wheelers. This will give owners of these vehicles the same 24/7 real-time tire pressure monitoring that car owners will have. Both FOBO Tire and FOBO Bike are still available on Indiegogo at promotional prices until October 16th 2014. FOBO is committed to their November 2014 delivery of FOBO Tire, and March 2015 delivery of FOBO Bike. Full details can be found on the Indiegogo campaign page.

About FOBO:

FOBO is owned and operated by a group of specialist who focus on integrating the latest Bluetooth technologies into innovative electronics products. Their newest innovations are FOBO Tire and FOBO Bike which are both designed and manufactured in Malaysia.

To learn more about the FOBO Tire crowdfunding project Click Here

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To contact via email write to George Pan at: yspan@salutica.com.my

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Global Medical Tourism Market Report 2014 Edition Now Available at MarketReportsOnline.com

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014

Medical treatment abroad, also called medical tourism, is a booming international industry where patients seek healthcare services from sources outside their country. Usually every type of medical treatment is available abroad with over 50 countries identifying as destinations in medical tourism. Medical tourism is a high-value sector that generates revenue for multiple industries. Given the lucrative potential fees, more governments are dedicating resources to boost the sector in their respective countries.

Medical tourists are presently traveling to faraway countries for cosmetic surgery, dental procedures, bariatric surgery, assisted reproductive technology, ophthalmologic care, orthopaedic surgery, cardiac surgery, organ and cellular transplantation, gender reassignment procedures, and even executive health evaluations.

Complete report available @ http://www.marketreportsonline.com/344924.html.

The report cites that rise in healthcare costs, long wait times, an ageing population, and increasing demand for cosmetic and dental surgery not covered by insurance in developed countries, coupled with the availability of high quality, low cost medical services in developing countries are the key drivers for the rise in medical tourism industry. Patients travelling abroad can save up to 85% of the cost of a procedure by travelling abroad. The worlds top four medical tourism destinations: Thailand, Singapore, India and Malaysia are seeing a steady increase in medical tourists every year. India is one of the lowest cost and highest quality medical tourism destination. It offers low-cost cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures, at about one-tenth the cost of similar surgeries in the US.

The report Medical Tourism Market: 2014 Edition analyzes the development of the medical tourism market globally. The global market as well as emerging markets including Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Korea and Turkey are being discussed in the report. The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The five major players in the industry, Bumrungrad Hospital Public Company Limited, IHH Healthcare Berhad, Raffles Medical Group, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services and KPJ Healthcare Berhad, are being profiled, along with their key financials and strategies for growth.

Purchase a copy of this report @ http://www.marketreportsonline.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=344924.

Major points from Table of Contents (http://www.marketreportsonline.com/344924-toc.html) are listed below:

Table of Contents

1. Market Overview

1.1 Medical Tourism Industry Structure

2. Medical Tourism Market Size

2.1 Global Medical Tourism Market

2.2 Asian Medical Tourism Market

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

2.2.1 Thailand

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

Breakdown by Procedures

2.2.2 Singapore

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

Foreign Patients by Nationality

2.2.3 Malaysia

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

Foreign Patients by Nationality

2.2.4 India

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

Foreign Patients by Nationality

Breakdown by Procedures

2.2.5 Korea

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

Foreign Patients by Nationality

Breakdown by Procedures

2.2.6 Turkey

Market Value

Foreign Patients Inflow

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Key Trends

3.1.1 International Certification

3.1.2 Government Initiatives

3.1.3 Merger, Collaboration & Expansion

3.1.4 Patient Arrival Trend

3.1.5 Forecast for Leading Destinations

3.1.6 Services Offered by Providers

3.1.7 Sri Lanka: Emerging Market for Medical Tourism

3.2 Growth Drivers

3.2.1 Global Aging Population

3.2.2 Improving Global GDP

3.2.3 Lower Costs in Developing Countries

3.2.4 Long Waiting Periods in Home Country

3.2.5 Zealous International Tourism/Travel Industry

3.2.6 Better Technology and Wider Treatment Options

3.3 Challenges

3.3.1 Quality Issues

3.3.2 Communication Barriers

3.3.3 Safety and Health Risks

3.3.4 High Market Sensitivity to Economic and Other Market Factors

4. Competitive Landscape

Market Share of Private Healthcare

4.1 Singapore

4.2 Malaysia

4.3 Turkey

5. Company Profiles

5.1 Bumrungrad Hospital

5.1.1 Business Overview

5.1.2 Financial Overview

5.1.3 Business Strategies

Intelligent Expansion

Infrastructure Upgradation

5.2 Raffles Medical Group

5.2.1 Business Overview

5.2.2 Financial Overview

5.2.3 Business Strategies

Grow OneStop Centers

Regional Expansion

5.3 IHH Healthcare Berhad

5.3.1 Business Overview

5.3.2 Financial Overview

5.3.3 Business Strategies

Strategic Investments

Pursue Partnerships & Collaborations

5.4 Bangkok Dusit Medical Services

5.4.1 Business Overview

5.4.2 Financial Overview

5.4.3 Business Strategies

Marketing Strategy

Develop Service Excellence

5.5 KPJ Healthcare Berhad

5.5.1 Business Overview

5.5.2 Financial Overview

5.5.3 Business Strategies

Capitalize Growth in Medical Tourism

Expanding Network and Capacity

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Windstar Cruises Unveils Transformation of New Yacht

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014

Windstar Cruises, a leader in small ship cruising, unveils major renovations for Star Prides public spaces, suites, and dining venues. Windstar takes delivery of Star Pride on April 17, 2014, the first yacht of Windstars 2013 purchase of three luxury cruise ships. The work to transform Star Pride into Windstars private yacht style will take place in Barcelona immediately following handover. Star Prides inaugural voyage embarks May 5, 2014.

The planning for Star Prides transformation to Windstars unique private yacht style is nearly complete. Our enhancements include significant style changes and stem-to-stern upgrades, said Hans Birkholz, chief executive officer of Windstar Cruises. The main theme is a casual elegant ambiance, with a warm contemporary style. The look and feel of the renovations will align with our sailing fleet.

Windstar is working in partnership with Alan McVitty and Trimline Interiors, both of whom played a part in the success of Windstars recent $ 18 million sailing fleet-wide renovation, to complete Star Prides stem-to-stern transformation that will renovate public spaces, dining venues, and suites.

Public Spaces: the majority of public areas will receive updated d

Libertarian Minds Converge on FreedomFest 2014,July 9-12 in Las Vegas

Midland, Michigan (PRWEB) July 07, 2014

Its no surprise that faculty and leadership from one of the countrys most notable free-market, free-enterprise business schools, Northwood University, play an integral role at what has been dubbed as the greatest libertarian show on earth, sharing their views and thought leadership throughout a three-day forum known as FreedomFest 2014.

Held July 9-12 in Las Vegas, this years FreedomFest conference gives free minds the opportunity to meet and celebrate great books, great ideas and great thinkers, during an intense independent, egalitarian, non-partisan forum made up of panel discussions and featuring speakers from all walks of life and professions.

This year, Northwood Universitys President Keith A. Pretty, Vice President of Strategic and Corporate Alliances and the Fry Endowed Professor of Economics Timothy G. Nash, and Economics Professor Richard Ebeling will share their unique views in various breakout sessions, joining many other notable names and faces in libertarian thought on the speakers platform.

Founded in 2002, the annual FreedomFest event invites the best and brightest from around the world to talk, strategize, socialize and celebrate liberty, in such areas as science, philosophy, economics, health, sports, technology, business, religion, law and politics. This is Midland, Michigan-based Northwood Universitys second year as a key participant in this unique conference.

On Thursday, July 10, 9-9:30 a.m., Pretty will share his thoughts during a panel discussion, Is the West in Moral Progress or Decline. Moderated by FreedomFest founder and producer Mark Skousen, the panel also includes Michael Shermer, editor in chief of Skeptic magazine, and FreedomFest 2014 keynote speakers Michael Medved of The Michael Medved Show and Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute. This session will cover debated subjects within the moral fabric of society, such as abortion, business taxation and more.

Northwood University economists Nash and Ebeling will participate in two sessions. Nash moderates the first, The Worlds Best Economics Professors, on Saturday, July 12, 10:30-11:20 a.m., featuring Ebeling as a panelist. During this forum, Nash, Ebeling and otherswill discuss what made, and still makes, the U.S. economy great and why it continues to grow, drawing comparisons to other global economies. The session also will explore the greatest challenges and opportunities faced by these economies. Other panelists include FreedomFest 2014 keynote speaker Ken Elzinga of University of Virginia, Sean Flynn of Scripps College and Ken Schoolland of Hawaii Pacific University.

In their final forum, Ebeling and Nash provide their unique thought leadership regarding the topic: Can Capitalism and the American Dream Survive? on Saturday, 1:30-2:20 p.m.

We will focus on the belief that the American Dream is still alive, but that current tax and fiscal policy puts it in crisis, leaving several cities, including Detroit, in financial distress, Nash explains. One thing that hasnt come back in this economy is jobs, so the economy isnt recovering as it should because businesses are afraid the economy is going to contract.

Pretty, Nash and Ebeling are available to discuss these issues in greater detail prior to FreedomFest 2014 and also during the event in Las Vegas. To arrange an interview, please contact Bethany Hilt of Falls Communications, 216.696.0229, bhilt(at)fallscommunications(dot)com.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at two full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida and mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.


Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is a professor of economics at Northwood University. He is a well-noted authority on monetary economics and reform. While serving as vice president for The Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF), Ebeling co-edited and contributed to five books published by the FFF and wrote a monthly article and book review for FFFs publication Freedom Daily. He has written and edited numerous books, including the three-volume Selected Writings of Ludwig von Mises (Liberty Fund). He also lectures widely on the problems of economic reform and change in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Ebeling received his B.A. in economics from California State University-Sacramento, an M.A. in economics from Rutgers University and a Ph.D in economics from the University of Middlesex in England.

Dr. Timothy G. Nash is vice president of strategic and corporate alliances and the Fry endowed chair in free market economics at Northwood University. He leads specialty programs, economic research, and continuing and executive education programming for Northwood University. Nash is the co-author of four books and is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and the Free Enterprise Institute in Houston, Texas. His travels and research have taken him to over 30 countries, he has co-authored four books and his writing and interviews have appeared in numerous publications. Nash received a B.B.A. from Northwood University, an M.A. in economics from Central Michigan University and his doctorate from Wayne State University with a cognate in management. He is a frequent commentator and his writing and interviews have appeared in numerous outlets including the Detroit News, USA Today, CNBC.com, and the Harvard Kennedy Schools Better, Faster, Cheaper.

Keith A. Pretty J.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer at Northwood University. The President and Chief Executive Officer is responsible to the trustees of the University for the implementation of their governance directives. He serves as the primary strategist and external relations officer, manages the other officers and affairs of the University, and serves as a major fund raiser.

Keith Pretty joined Northwood University as President and CEO on October 2, 2006. He came to Northwood from Walsh College where he served as President for seven years. Prior to Walsh, he was Vice President for external affairs, general counsel at Western Michigan University and President and CEO of the Western Michigan University Foundation. In the private sector, Pretty held governmental affairs positions with Amoco Corporation and became senior Washington representative.

Former Michigan Governor John Engler appointed Pretty to design a state department of Career Development that matched Michigan’s educational resources to its business needs. He earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Western Michigan University and a juris doctor degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing.

The recipient of many awards and commendations Pretty was presented with the Western Michigan University Alumni Associations most prestigious honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award, in 2011. In addition, Pretty is engaged in a number of community activities and serves on the board of directors for Detroit Economic Club, Chemical

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Welcome to Kinabalu View Lodge

Kinabalu View Lodge is located at the town center of Ranau District in Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo.  Ranau sits 108 km east of Kota Kinabalu and 227 km west of Sandakan and is on the highway connecting Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan.  The town of Ranau is just 20 kilometers away from Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site - Kinabalu Park and it is one of the gateways to the National Park, Poring Hot Springs and Sabah Tea Garden.