Archive for September, 2017
Who is activist and folk hero James Larkin? What has he done and what is he famous for? If you didn’t know him then, you will know him now.
He came from humble beginnings.
Sometimes known as “Big Jim”, James Larkin was born in the poor section of Liverpool on January 21, 1876, to Irish parents. Since he came from poverty, he had little education while growing up. He began working several manual jobs while he was still a child and he was unemployed for a short while, too. Read more: Jim Larkin | Wikipedia and James Larkin | Biography
One of these jobs included working at the docks. Eventually, he became a foreman at the Liverpool docks. He also married young and would go on to have four sons with his wife Elizabeth Brown.
Jim eventually joined the National Union of Dock Labourers.
And in 1905, he became a full-time trade union organizer. However, he was transferred to Dublin, Ireland in 1907. This was due to his militant strike methods alarming the NDUL.
When in Ireland, he formed the Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union, also known as the ITGWU. His aim was for all workers to belong to a union that protected them and fought for their rights.
James set forth the political stance of the ITGWU in 1908.
And he is quoted as saying, “A fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay”. That was what he was passionate about securing for the workers of Ireland.
He went on to form the Irish Labour Party and led a number of famed strikes. One last for over eight months and resulted in a major win for over 100,000 Irish workers. He was known for being fair and never using violence during his strikes.
During the beginning of World War I, Larkin staged anti-war protests.
At this time, Jim Larkin traveled to the United States in order to speak out against the war and raised funds to fight British powers.
Even though he set out for a career in public speaking, he failed at this and was deported back to Europe once charged with criminal anarchy. Once back in Ireland, he organized the Worker’s Union of Ireland. He also received recognition from Communist International around this time.
James Larkin was a hero and a champion for Irish workers both skilled and unskilled.
The investment specialist James Dondero is one of the best-known business experts in the Dallas, Texas area because of the strong nature of his company, Highland Capital Management. In the life of James Dondero the role his company plays in the local community has been one of the most important aspects of his life after the University of Virginia graduate set out to ensure his own success is paid forward to the people of his local community; among the groups known to have benefitted from the work of the founder and CEO of Highland Capital Management are the Dallas Zoo and the George W. Bush Presidential Library.
As a business leader, James Dondero has been at the very top of the investment markets for around three decades and creating a range of new products to be enjoyed by those working in the credit and loans markets across the U.S. Dondero believes it is important for both he and the members of his Highland Capital Management group to achieve as much as possible in their business lives as this allows them to give back to the community of Dallas and its surrounding areas. Not limited to working with his own company as the Dallas-based business leader has also found himself bringing his impressive business skills and success to major corporations including MGM and American Banknote.
The local community in Dallas, Texas has also found itself benefitting from the impressive work completed by James Dondero in support of the development of the area in many different areas. Over the last 15 years, the Dallas Zoo has been questioned on many occasions about when the hippo will return to the zoo after the death of its last exhibit and the closure of its outdated habitat. A new habitat has been built with a Highland Capital Viewing Post created with a $1 million donation from James Dondero and his investment company to allow visitors to gain the best possible view of the newest arrivals at the zoo.
Roc Nation came into being in 2008 joining the America’s competitive music industry with established players such as Sony Music. Roc Nation was founded by Shawn Corey Carter alias Jay-Z. He knew that for his brainchild to establish itself as the premier entertainment company, he had to get exceptional ladies and gentlemen who would work tirelessly until the brand scales the heights of the entertainment industry. Jay-Z made no mistake about making Desiree Perez, the Chief Operating officer of Roc Nation, one of his trusted executives. No sooner had Roc Nation opened its doors for business than it entered into a 10-year deal worth $150 million with Live Nation courtesy of Perez and other like-minded executives; the deal expires next year.
What does Perez have in store for music lovers?Reports indicate that Live Nation would re-enter into a deal with Roc Nation. However, Live Nation would drop the rights to Rock Nation’s recorded music, but it would continue its profitable long-standing touring relationship with Jay-Z. It appears that Live Nation is no longer interested in recorded music. In light of the impending expiration of their deal with Live Nation, Roc Nation’s Desiree Perez and Jay-Z are reportedly in search of a new suitor.
It came as no surprise when Jay-Z and Perez visited Lucian Grainge, the chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG), at his office in California.The two are known to work in close cooperation when high profile deals are to be transacted. However, to the disappointment of many, UMG insiders claimed that the three fell short of discussing Roc Nation and its future after their deal with Live Nation comes to an end. UMG and Roc Nation have a cordial working relationship.Perez has proved herself as a person dedicated to the prosperity of Roc Nation. Perez’s business acumen and Roc Nation’s achievements go hand in hand.
Different nongovernmental organizations claim to fight for human rights in the United States. Each of these human rights group has different mandate and rights that they claim to uphold. They range from the rights of minors, less privileged, women and immigrants. The groups that fight for the rights of immigrants include:
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund.
Micheal Lacey and Jim Larkin –journalists by profession have reached a consensus to provide funding to various organizations in Arizona.
The qualifying factor to earn money from the two will be a clear plan on how your organization plans to uphold the basic concept of human rights to international standards. The two will be receiving compensation from the County on account of an arrest by the police.
The courts have already awarded the two unliquidated damages amounting to $3.75 million; the County will be responsible for paying the amount. The two had been illegally arrested and detained by a local sheriff after running a story on him.
The two reporters decided to take the assault to a court of law, and the judges bought their idea.
The Amazon Watch
The Amazon Watch public group has its activities based in the Amazon. The group is concerned with the high levels of environmental degradation in the area. Alongside other organizations, the Amazon watch group seeks to protect the ecosystem while upholding the fundamental human rights of the indigenous people. Read more: Michael Lacey | Twitter and Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia
Of most concern is the continuous excavation of oil by various companies in Amazon. The group feels that the ever growing investments in the oil field may destroy the habitat and more so the lives of the indigenous people in the forest.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrants’ Rights.
The group is one of the most widespread human rights group in California. They represent the change that various citizens have been yearning for. They represent the vision and a dream of attaining free movement, association, and democracy by the indigenous people irrespective of their beliefs, norms, race, color, and religion.
Advocates for Human Rights
Unlike other human rights group in this article, the Advocate for Human Rights is an international body. The firm has representatives across various nations around the globe. They represent the concept of change locally and abroad.
The group consists of volunteer secretariat, partners, and staff with the aim of implementing basic human rights in the world. The groups have been in existence for the last thirty years, with tremendous achievements in various fields.
The ACLU Immigrants’ Rights group
The group has its core mandate being to uphold and respect the basic human right. The group functions through seminars, workshops, litigation and advocacy. All these activities are well coordinated to ensure that a set of specific objectives are observed and attained. The ACLU is the body behind the various legal battles in courts and in the assembly.
To achieve its mandate, ACLU prefers to take various cases to the court of law. And the best thing, the ACLU has changed various contentious lawyers on basis that they have not been taken.
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ID Life is an interesting way to approach keeping you healthy by providing individualized supplements customized to meet your own personal health needs. IDLife will deliver these supplements to your door and will have the customized supplements sorted into two different packets for AM and for the PM.
The way that the company is able to make such personalized supplements for every individuals needs is by collecting information from your medical history, your history of prescription medications even your eating and drinking habits and your heredity. After they have all of this information then they select a program that they think that will be most suitable for you to be able to become more healthy and help your most specific of needs.
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IDLife currently has 10 items that are on the market. There is an extended list on the web store that are not available in stores. All of the IDLife items contain natural and organic ingredients and have scientific studies that are able to back up the effects that their supplements should be providing, as well as being FDA approved. There is a meal replacement shake that provides a source of healthy omega 3 fatty acids as well as a bunch of fiber, which is designed to stimulate the metabolism and feed all of your leaner muscles and stop any type of appetite that may come later on. Their produces consist of nutritional supplements for overall wellness, sleep, weight, and energy drinks for both the pre work out as well as the post workout. The research needed for the effects that the supplements provide have been going on for over fifteen years. The company has been around for about two years and they allow an opportunity to become a distributor and allow people of the household to receive a discount on all purchases.
Find more about IDLife: https://hitechchronicle.com/2017/08/garmin-and-idlife-team-up-for-strategic-wellness-endeavor/
For two years, Lori Senecal has been the Global Chief Executive Officer at CP+B. Senecal assumed her CEO role in March 2015. She was the first to assume such a role in the agency. Prior to joining CP+B, Lori was the CEO as well as the president of MDC Partners Network.
Under Senecal’s leadership, CP+B has renewed its operations. Chuck Porter, who is the Co-founder and Chairman of CP+B, acknowledged that the agency has become more flexible and entrepreneurial. One of the agency’s significant achievements under Senecal’s leadership was landing the American Airlines. This happened in October 2015, a few months after she started working with the company. American Airlines had worked with TM Advertising for close to 25 years. But since October 2015, CP+B snagged them off the account. For more details visit Adweek.
Senecal has put the leadership structures of CP+B in place. Chuck Porter was working together with Senecal to develop a generation of leadership. They were trying to brainstorm on how to get prepared for a smooth transition, once Senecal was out. Chuck states that Senecal was a partner who led his agency to be smart and effective. You can visit Crunchbase for more.
The new generation of leadership that they were mentoring was already beginning to understand the work. Danielle Aldrich was one of the upcoming leaders. Aldrich was elevated as the CP+B president from being the managing director of the agency. She had also done well in landing the American Airline Account.
CP+B has ten offices that are led by passionate entrepreneurs. Each of the regional leaders were being elevated to bring strategic and creative leadership. Danielle had proved her capability in handling the work through the way she handled tough business challenges. She was always very bold and inventive. You can visit Medium to know more.
About Lori Senecal
Currently, Lori Senecal is the CEO of Crispin Porter + Bogusky (CP+B). She will, however, be exiting from the company at the end of July 2017. At the agency, Senecal has been mandated with expansion and growth of the company’s ten offices. Prior to joining CP+B, Senecal was the CEO of KBS he grew the agency from 250 employees to 900 people.
Senecal holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Finance from McGill University. Her skills are in Digital strategy, integrated marketing, and advertising.
Read more: http://www.3percentconf.com/speakers/lori-senecal
Adam Milstein is one of the known philanthropists and was even among the 200 named influential philanthropists worldwide. Apart from being a philanthropist, he is also an entrepreneur who committed himself in accomplishing a lot in the business sector. He as well is recognized in the social media by Richtopia which is located in London. Through his hard work, he has been able to motivate a lot of young people hence he was listed number 187 on both Twitter and Facebook. His adamant belief in the Jewish Culture enabled him to be selected as the Israel-American Council (IAC) chairman and co-founder, he has been able to improve and bring Jewish community together. Also, his contribution to the Jewish community is through being part of various organizations such as AIPAC, StandWithUs, the Israel on Campus Coalition and Hasbara Fellowship.
Furthermore, some of the known philanthropists who are significant in the world are Elon Musk, Eric Trump, Bill, Mark Zuckerberg, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet. His humbleness and great work in the community are the vital factors that he is respected in the community. He has always had a passion for assisting people since he was at his younger age. Through financing projects that help the needy people he has been able to recognize hence these motivates him to do more in helping the community. Also, his wife is part of the reason that Adam Milstein is successful because he supports him through his entire projects. In order to reach people globally, he is able to partner with other organization hence it makes it easy to help more people in the world.
The Milstein Foundation is one of the projects that together with his wife started the main objective of the organization is making Jewish Culture prosper and also creating better relationship among the Jewish people. His education background, he went to USC and attained MBA and later became a commercial real estate. As the managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties, he is able to help clients to attain real estate investment services. Lastly, his main objective is to always provide exceptional guidance to upcoming entrepreneurs and real estate agents.
In the past few years, consumer reviews and ratings have become major factors in the success of businesses across various areas. Online stores see an increase in purchases of items that have multiple positive reviews, restaurants with even an increase of half a star in their ratings see almost twenty percent increase in them selling out. One company that has taken advantage of this development has been Fabletics. On average they receive and respond to thousands of online reviews.To date, their TrustScore is an 8.2 and they have received 30,000 reviews on Trustpilot with more coming in every day. This attention to customer satisfaction has led the company to see over two hundred percent growth and $235 million in revenue since it began in 2013. It has also managed to gather over 1 million paying members. Shawn Gold, the Corporate Marketing officer with TechStyle Fashion,(Fabletics’ parent company) attributes the growth to the companies attention to the customer’s desires. This trend of customer demands defining a companies success has not only led to an increase in sales but an uptick in customer longevity and recruiting new customers to a brand.
A study found that eighty-four percent of people will trust an online review as much as a personal recommendation, which is a statistic that continues to rise. This use of consumer reviews to boost sales has become commonplace in today’s marketplace with over seventy-six percent of top consumer brands surveyed using reviews on their sites and product descriptions to improve sale numbers. According to research firm L2, this number has increased 70% since 2014. These reviews even dictate search results. A study by Moz and the Local SEO guide showed that positive reviews increased a companies chances to show up in Google’s Local 3-Pack and top the organic local search. This trend also shows in various e-tail sites. They all reported that items with more reviews ranked higher and were more likely to be purchased than comparable items with a lower number of ratings. On the customer side, a survey suggests that seventy-four percent of said they would be willing to purchase a product or service if they saw user reviews on the product or landing page for a business. Fabletics foresight and catering to this groundbreaking shift has allowed the company to grow and thrive, becoming a major player in its field.
Helming this growing company is Kate Hudson. The popular actress has been involved with every aspect of the business from its beginning. She was picked because of her “approachability and commitment to being fully invested in what she is a part of. Although Fabletics faced some setbacks early on, Hudson was able to spearhead their growth and development, not just as a retail business but a company that places its customers’ satisfaction as paramount in the business plans and actions. Hudson received criticism in the early stages of Fabletics’ from other celebrities but has overcome any negative press and has become a positive role model for millions of customers seeking a truly innovative brand that is sure to leave customers happy with their purchase.
Brian’s facebook is very informative concerning the fact of all hiring that is going on and who they are looking to hire. What types of experiences is needed and so forth. It is a very and peaceful site.
Anybody that goes onto the facebook page will instead feel welcomed. His cover photo has a lady smiling on it and it is very welcoming and friendly. It has a nice feel to it and anyone who had a bad day would instantly want to keep looking onto the site. Brian definitively knows how to keep people informed on the site as well.
The site contains people that brian has hired or is hiring. It is a very warm and friendly site that is eye catching as well. It also contains reviews of people that Brian has hired or is planning to hire. It shows whos he recruiting for healthcare and also the college and he went to and where he lives at currently.
The facebook shows how Brian is going about trying to get together a solid group of healthcare professionals and recruit them. It is very informative and welcoming. It gives people an idea of who is being recruited as healthcare professionals. Brian Torchin shows on his facebook page how he going about recruiting people.
Glassdoor reveals that Brian Torchin also has a twitter page that shows what he doing and how he is going about his daily life. For instance he has a tweet about practicing for urgent care. He shows how he is going about recruiting people and and what is going on his daily life.
It shows how he looking for the right physicians and so forth. It shows how much time and effort Brian is putting into this and how he is going about doing it.
It shows how he doing things one step at a time trying to go about recruiting the right people at the right time. His twitter page shows how skilled his in recruiting others that fit the right mandate.
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