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"I like walking around, taking the pulse and hearing what everyone is doing.
WAIN Street's newsletter, Taking the Pulse, helps readers peel back the layers and zoom into the nuances and variations in business credit quality.
Former AAEA Ethics Committee Chair Karen Simon said her group was enthused about taking the pulse of this group, which represents the future of agriculture.
The survey is described by Butterfly Conservation as 'Taking the pulse of nature'.
General sessions will cover how to protect your brand from "digital assassination," taking the pulse of the new generation, conversations with transformative CEOs, and other topics.
Having said that, his book doesn't lack for a certain poetry: when giving instructions for determining wave periods (you divide the duration of your observation by the number of breakers), he adds: 'It's like taking the pulse of the ocean.'
In October, the University of Saskatchewan released the results of Taking the Pulse of Saskatchewan, which contained questions that related to Aboriginal issues.
Sources: The Prison Index: Taking the Pulse of the Crime Control Industry (2003), North Carolina Department of Corrections
Hugh Mackay has been making notes and taking the pulse of the Australian psyche for several decades now.
THIS survey was conducted for the Daily Mirror by ASG Pulse - Taking the Pulse of the People - part of the research division of ASG Ltd, Belfast.
As well as taking the pulse of such threats to our health, this edition of Health Check Wales contains a wealth of advice about how we can all make positive changes to our lifestyles.
"Something as simple as taking the pulse of your patients for 30 seconds can save lives." Most cases of irregular pulse rhythm are not atrial fibrillation and do not increase the risk of st roke.