Wednesday, May 11, 2005

RecruitLook Partners With Third Party Companies to Promote High School Athletes

RecruitLook Partners With Third Party Companies to Promote High School Athletes

RecruitLook. com is forming partnerships with businesses that will help promote high school athletics. These partnerships will help high school athletes gain exposure for college scholarships.

Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) March 20, 2009

With a growing client base RecruitLook. com is forming partnerships with businesses that will help promote high school athletics. RecruitLook. com has teamed up with companies like: The Mental Edge, All Sports Videos, and Tom Tietze Basketball. All three of these companies assist high school athletes in some fashion, ultimately helping the athlete gain exposure.

"We are thrilled to team up with such great companies. As we grow we want to expand our resources that parents and athletes have when trying to get a college scholarship," says Mike Enright, CEO at RecruitLook. com. "We could try and emulate these companies and offer the same services, however; we did not want to get away from our expertise, and that is helping high school athletes get exposure. We figured we would let the professionals in their respective fields help us as we expand, and because our companies complement each other so well a partnership was the best way to go."

About MentalEdge. com:

Knowing physical strength is only part of being a great competitor, RecruitLook. com sought a company like MentalEdge. com to provide members with information about the mental approach of competing. Mental Edge was founded in 1998 with the goal of helping athletes as the cope with the mental side of sports. The skills required to achieve individual goals are often overlooked because the primary focus for development is concentrated more on physical attributes than mental approach. At MentalEdge, their mission is to increase personal achievement and elevate the experience of individuals through mentoring and the teaching of competencies necessary to achieve a positive experience, on and off the field of play. www. mentaledgenow. com

The Partnership With RecruitLook:

RecruitLook and MentalEdge will work together to promote the overall achievement of high school athletes. MentalEdge will showcase RecruitLook athletes, blogs, and recruiting tips throughout their website, e-newsletter, and social networking pages. MentalEdge will also help their growing clientele by having their members create RecruitLook profiles to start getting noticed by college coaches.

In return, MentalEdge will contribute articles and blogs periodically on RecruitLook discussing the importance of the mental approach. MentalEdge will be featured in all RecruitLook's publications to make athletes aware that the mental game is just as important as the physical aspect.

"This is exciting for our company as we look to grow our customer base. RecruitLook not only is a great tool for us to promote MentalEdge. com, but they're helping high school athletes in the pursuit for higher education which is a passion of mine," says MentalEdge. com Founder Shaun Goodsell.

About All Sports Videos:

Getting college coaches to notice an athlete starts with a good recruiting DVD. Your odds increase dramatically when a coach can watch film of you without having to leave their office. Allsportsvideos. com has a wide array of services they provide high school athletes and high school teams. They have a proven track record and are considered one of the best in their industry. Owner, Tom Conner, has been producing athletic videos for more than 20 years. His acute sense of style is why hundreds of athletes flock to his services each year. www. allsportsvideos. com

The Partnership With RecruitLook:

AllSportsVideos. com will promote their services throughout RecruitLook. com's website. AllSportsVideos will incorporate special DVD packages for RecruitLook. com members. RecruitLook. com will provide AllSporstVideos' athletes incredible recruiting exposure. Each athlete can now market their videos to hundreds of college coaches.

"Mike and his staff are doing some really neat things at RecruitLook. I've seen other recruiting services on the web, but they don't put in the same effort and dedication like RecruitLook. com does," says Tom Connor, President at www. allsportsvideos. com. "I think they really have something different and exciting to offer high school athletes. We are pushing all our customers to RecruitLook. com."

About Tom Tietze Basketball:

Tom Tietze is a well known scout/promoter for AAU basketball in the Kansas City area. Tom travels all over the world scouting high school basketball players. He sells his subscription, Kansas City Basketball Abstract, to over 250 college coaches throughout the United States. Tom also hosts competitive basketball tournaments during the summer and fall months. Tom Tietze Basketball brings thousands of high school basketball players to Kansas City each year. Those kids get the opportunity to play in front of hundreds of college coaches. Each year top level programs turn out to catch high level AAU competition. Coaches from the following conferences are regular attendees: Big 12, Big 10, Pac10, SEC, ACC, Big Sky, Atlantic 10, Sun Belt, Ohio Valley, Mountain West, Missouri Valley, Ivy League, plus many other coaches in the D2, NAIA, and JUCO ranks. www. tietzebasketball. com

The Partnership With RecruitLook:

RecruitLook. com and Tom Tietze Basketball are teaming up to host the best AAU tournaments in the Midwest. RecruitLook will use their database of athletes, club teams, and college coaches to increase attendance and strengthen the competition. RecruitLook will provide staff for each tournament to ensure each event runs smoothly. Forming this partnership will help each athlete that competes at these events to promote their skills. Each athlete will get a free recruiting profile at RecruitLook. com. The athletes also have the chance getting mentioned in the follow up analysis and filming that RecruitLook will provide.

"I'm really looking forward to working with RecruitLook. com. They are making my job a little easier, and now all the athletes at my tournaments can get double the exposure with recruiting profiles at RecruitLook. com," said Tom Tietze.

About RecruitLook. com:

Many high school athletes are going unnoticed by college recruiters. Not because they lack the skills necessary to compete at the collegiate level, but rather because they don't know how to get recruited. RecruitLook. com is changing the way high school athletes can promote their skills. With state of the art software high school athletes are able to connect with college coaches more conveniently. Athletes create a free online profile consisting of a personal bio, academics, stats, schedules, athletic achievements, photos, and most importantly they can upload highlight videos. Visit www. recruitlook. com and create your free page today.


Surprisingly Simple Questions that Deliver Deeply Powerful Answers - Wendy Craig-Purcell Challenges Readers to 'Ask Yourself This'

Surprisingly Simple Questions that Deliver Deeply Powerful Answers - Wendy Craig-Purcell Challenges Readers to 'Ask Yourself This'

While many books are written to give us answers, Wendy Craig-Purcell's new book, Ask Yourself This, guides us to ask ourselves the deeper, self-reflective questions to call forth our own personally-unique answers. Ask Yourself This takes a fluid, dynamic approach based on questions that are essential at this very important moment in humankind's evolution. The book was released September 1 by Unity House.

(Vocus) September 16, 2009

Unity Village, MO. While many books are written to give us answers, Wendy Craig-Purcell's (http://www. wendycraigpurcell. com/) new book, Ask Yourself This, guides us to ask ourselves the deeper, self-reflective questions to call forth our own personally-unique answers. Ask Yourself This takes a fluid, dynamic approach based on questions that are essential at this very important moment in humankind's evolution. The book was released September 1 by Unity House (http://www. unity. org/).

"The essence of Ask Yourself This is that living a spiritually vibrant life is not only personally powerful; it is absolutely relevant in today's world. The circumstances many of us are facing in these troubled times require us to re-think various aspects of our lives ranging from spirituality and life purpose to careers and relationships. Questions are channels through which our mental, emotional and creative energy flow. As we allow these questions to settle deeply within ourselves, the answers we receive will be uniquely our own opening us up to possibilities we never considered before. When we think differently and act differently, the results we receive are delightfully different," said Craig-Purcell.

While guided inquiry is as old as Socrates, Craig-Purcell's process is designed for today's consciously-aware reader. The book is powerful with real-life anecdotes and supporting quotations for added impact and understanding. The category of questions covers happiness, relationships, inner genius, success, spirituality, self-knowledge and personal growth.

Examples include: What if this could be easy and fun? How safe is it for people to walk through the corridors of my mind? If I could solve the "how," what would I do? Am I willing to let go of the size of the life I've known to have a bigger life?

"For countless numbers of people, the religions of our childhood have fallen short in answering many of our most important questions. It is from our own innate spirituality that new answers arise leading us to personal transformation and the integration of higher levels of consciousness in our day-to-day living," said Craig-Purcell.

This first-time author is uniquely qualified to help readers pause, reflect and expand their understanding. Ordained as one of the youngest Unity ministers, Craig-Purcell founded The Unity Center in San Diego, California (http://www. theunitycenter. net/web/index. htm), while still in her twenties. Over the last two decades, this spiritual community of members and friends has grown to over 4,000.

The book recounts how Craig-Purcell applied the questions in the book at critical points in her own life, from deciding to become a parent to solving problems with a church building project. The section on parenting is based on her experiences using questions to understand and guide her children. Craig-Purcell continues to use questions in her daily meditations.

Craig-Purcell describes herself as spiritual but not religious. "To me, religion is about a set of beliefs. Spirituality is about living from an awareness of God. Religion tends to divide us. Spirituality unites us," she said. Craig-Purcell draws from Eastern and Western faith traditions and from the work of visionaries Charles and Myrtle Fillmore (http://www. unity. org/aboutunity/whoWeAre/unityHistory. html), founders of the Unity movement.

Spiritual teachers with similar views include Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith (http://www. agapelive. com/index. php? page=3) and Deepak Chopra (http://www. chopra. com/), M. D. Craig-Purcell has worked closely with Beckwith through her involvement with the Association for Global New Thought (http://www. agnt. org/). In 2008, she interviewed Chopra for a six-part video series, Jesus and the Awakening to God-Consciousness (http://shop. unityonline. org/index. asp? PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=252). The series was aired this year on KQED (http://www. kqed. org/) in San Francisco and other public broadcasting affiliates.

Ask Yourself This: Questions to Open the Heart, Expand the Mind and Awaken the Soul, is 125 pages in soft cover with a cover price of $14.95. The book is available through the Unity House Web site (http://shop. unity. org (http://shop. unity. org)) and through distributors DeVorss, New Leaf and Ingram.

Craig-Purcell can be reached through her public relations coordinator, Barbara Ben-David, at 858-689-6500 Ext #105. Please visit the website at www. wendycraigpurcell. com.

About Wendy Craig-Purcell
Wendy Craig-Purcell is Founding and Senior Minister and CEO of The Unity Center, a spiritual community of 4,000 members and friends located in San Diego, California. The Unity Center celebrated its 25-year anniversary in May 2008. Craig-Purcell is a graduate of the Unity School of Christianity, Unity Village, Missouri. She was ordained in 1980, one of the youngest persons to ever be ordained in Unity.

Craig-Purcell has been active for many years in the Association for Global New Thought (AGNT). She joined the organization's Leadership Council in 1999 and currently serves as Vice President. Wendy participated in all three AGNT-sponsored "Synthesis Dialogues," which brought together some of the world's thought leaders to dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama (http://www. dalailama. com/) of Tibet. The dialogues were held in Dharmsala, India, in 1999, in Trent, Italy, in 2001 and in Rome, Italy, in 2004.

Craig-Purcell has been involved with other important AGNT activities, including producing six large-scale "Awakened World" conferences and the Gandhi King Peace Train and Living Legends of Nonviolence Conference. She traveled to Istanbul, Turkey in November 2006 as part of the planning for the Abraham Path Initiative (http://www. abrahampath. org/about. php), in partnership with the Harvard Negotiation Project, to open up a pilgrimage route in the Middle East retracing the footsteps of the prophet Abraham.

Craig-Purcell has been active in a variety of other Unity and New Thought organizations. She has served as President and Treasurer of the Southwest Unity Region, as District President of the International New Thought Alliance, and as Chairman of the Association of Unity Churches Church Growth Committee.

In addition, Craig-Purcell serves on the board of the Foundation for Affordable Housing (http://www. ffah. org/) in San Juan Capistrano, California. Her service awards include the Gandhi Non-Violence Award from the Tariq Khamisa Foundation (http://www. tkf. org/) and induction into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers Hall of Fame.

Craig-Purcell lives in San Diego, California (Scripps Ranch) with her husband, John Purcell, who serves as Director of Operations for The Unity Center, and their two children: Johnathon, age 18 and Jennifer, age 13.

About Unity
Unity is a positive, practical, progressive approach to Christianity based on the teachings of Jesus and the power of prayer. Unity focuses on the teachings of Jesus and how to apply them in everyday life, rather than focusing on Jesus as a person. In Unity, Jesus is viewed as the great example of what is possible for humankind, rather than the exception.

Unity co-founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore wanted to help people realize their oneness with God, and to demonstrate the amazing power of the Christ spirit within. They taught others how to see the Christ in themselves as well as in others.

The organizations that carry forth the Fillmores' work are the Unity School of Christianity and the Association of Unity Churches International and its member churches. Unity is also part of the broader New Thought movement. Unity School is headquartered at Unity Village, Missouri, on a 1400-acre tract 15 miles southeast of Kansas City. The Association of Unity Churches International is headquartered in Lee's Summit, Missouri, just a few miles from Unity Village.

Unity House®, the multimedia publishing arm of Unity School of Christianity, has been publishing spiritual books and magazines since 1903.


New Book Offers Insight into the Dynamics of Domestic Violence

New Book Offers Insight into the Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Domestic abuse is in the papers every day. Jeannie Claire's latest book, "Another Search for Shelter," will give women the courage to leave their abusers and help us to better understand this growing problem. An excellent and compelling book that delves deep into the dynamics of domestic violence. In addition, there is a chapter for therapists offering tips on successfully counseling domestic violence victims.

Napa, CA (PRWEB) July 5, 2006

Author Jeannie Claire offers the courage needed for victims of domestic violence to seek help and leave their perpetrators for good with the publication of her newly released book, "Another Search for Shelter" in conjunction with Lulu (www. lulu. com), the world's fastest-growing provider of print-on-demand books.

"Another Search for Shelter" is Jeannie Claire's miraculous journey from victim of in abusive marriage to surviver. A successful media professional, Jeannie Claire, escaped her abusive husband; found refuge in one of the toughest and most dangerous homeless shelters in Iowa; divorced her perpetrator; and traveled 2,000 miles to begin her life over in California.

Written in Jeannie Claire's trademark candid writing style, "Another Search for Shelter" also includes advice for victims of domestic violence and resources to get help. In addition, there is a chapter for therapists offering tips on successfully counseling domestic violence victims. "Another Search for Shelter" should be required reading for therapists and students of counseling that often need a better understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence in their practice and studies.

Link to publication: http://www. lulu. com/content/354123 (http://www. lulu. com/content/354123)

About author: Jeannie Claire grew up in Northwest Iowa. She has been a journalist for more than 18 years, and has a B. A. degree in mass communication from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. She currently operates her own media relations company in Napa, CA where she resides, and writes books on the side that are usually written in a very candid style. "Another Search for Shelter" is Jeannie Claire's second book. Her first book, "Goodbye Ego, Hello Life," ISBN No. 1-4116-3789-5, is about the issue of spiritual enlightenment and is available in book stores throughout the United States and United Kingdom, and on Amazon. com and BarnesandNoble. com.

About Lulu: Founded in 2002, Lulu is the world's fastest growing print-on-demand marketplace for digital do-it-yourselfers.

Media Contact:

Jeannie Claire

Phone: 707-257-1152