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    Sam Tabar Moves Up in FullCycle

     

    The key to ensuring that a person involved with a major business stays relevant is to keep getting promoted and have a name mentioned positively. Such is the case with one Sam Tabar.

    Sam Tabar has found himself in the news now, after it was learned that he was named the chief operating officer of the FullCycle Energy Fund. In a statement released upon hearing the good news, Tabar said that he was both excited and honored to be awarded the role of an operating officer at the company. He also mentioned how he looked forward to working with the fund’s senior leadership team to fulfill its goal of moving to use more environmentally friendly fuel options instead of high-cost and high pollution fuels.

    Despite the big move for him, Sam Tabar is not new to the business of funding or financing, having been involved in this field for quite some time. Before launching his career off as a reputable businessman, Tabar spent his college days at Oxford University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the university with honors. After this he then went on to attend the Columbia Law School, earning a Masters of Law by the time he completed his classes, while also working as an editor for the Columbia Business Law Journal. From there, the first job he took on was working as an associate for a firm called Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP. His duties here included counseling clients on how to manage their own hedge funds while also learning about how to structure them, their investment management agreements and dealing with any employment issues that may have arisen.

    After some time, Sam Tabar eventually left the firm to pursue other goals such as joining the SPARX Group Co. in 2004, becoming the managing director and co-head of the business development branch. His next big step after this turned out to be joining the Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the director for the Asia & Pacific Region and then becoming a senior associate at the Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP law firm.

     

    Pamper Yourself And Your Hair With Shea Butter

    Unrefined organic shea butter is a wonderful product for conditioning and styling your hair. The yellow waxy substance is extracted fat from the African shea tree and is known for many things such as a body moisturizer or treatment for sunburn, but it also has numerous hair benefits.

    Shea butter promotes healthy hair due to its vitamin, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E protects the scalp from becoming dry and flaky. The antioxidants stimulate hair growth and the anti-inflammatory properties heal eczema and psoriasis. The butter also helps to protect your strands from sun damage or heat damage from styling tools.

    There are many different ways to apply shea butter to your hair and scalp. Here are some to try:

    • Massage melted shea butter into an itchy scalp to eliminate irritation.
    • Apply a small amount of melted shea butter to your strands before styling to prevent heat damage.
    • Saturate a section of your hair with a mixture of shea butter and coconut oil before curling.
    • Rub shea butter between your palms until it is soft and apply to damp hair to detangle any knots.
    • To moisturize your hair, heat a little shea butter and mix with olive oil. Apply after spritzing with water for hydrated and soft hair.
    • For a one-time hair treatment simply heat two tablespoons of shea butter and coconut oil. Add a teaspoon of honey to the mixture and apply to damp hair. Rinse and style as usual.

    Eugenia Shea uses unrefined shea butter harvested from all-female co-operatives in Northern Ghana to make their line of products. Pure shea butter is a luxurious all-natural moisturizer that benefits not only you, but also hard-working women in Ghana.

    Founded in 2014, by former Wall Street analyst, Naa-Saakle Akuete, Eugenia Shea is a family-run enterprise that provides not only a wonderful beauty product, but also gives back to the Ghanaian community. Eugenia Shea donates 15% of their profits to female workers in Ghana. Eugenia Shea is dedicated to fair wages for Ghanaian females and have established an education fund for women to pursue educational and training opportunities.

    Kyle Bass Sees Chinese Collapse On The Horizon

    In 2016, April, Kyle Bass told FOX news China’s credit bubble would collapse and cause an economic recession in the United States. Bass believes this collapse will happen within the next two to three years, but he told FOX there was a forty to fifty percent chance it would happen by the end of 2016. Now it is August, within several days of September, and Bass’ prediction has yet to yield any fruit. Is it possible he was saying it as a scare tactic aimed at spooking investors away from Chinese investiture? Well, examining the situation critically, this doesn’t seem too far off the mark.

    Consider that a chance of forty to fifty percent is less than binary. The average of forty and fifty is forty-five; ergo flipping a coin has a five percent greater likelihood of telling a person what the economy will do by the end of the year than Bass. That seems like very low odds for a billionaire who has demonstrated substantial acumen in the market! Why would a professional like that be willing to say something so vague?

    Additionally, UsefulStooges has written about when Kyle Bass started CAD, the Coalition for Affordable Drugs. CAD uses sympathy for the sick, and their sad plight, to force courts into legislating big-ticket pharmaceutical companies such that their store prices are decimated. This drops stocks as a result, and Kyle Bass short-sells his holdings. In the end, he makes millions while the sick lose future cures that would have come from the Research and Development departments lost when a pharmaceutical must curtail ROI-risky expenditure.

    Add into this cavalcade of evidence Bass’ relationship to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and the picture becomes clear. De Kirchner functions as a socialist despot in Argentina, Kyle Bass is an Argentine. Despite a double default in thirteen years at the hands of this woman, Kyle Bass always supports her decisions. How could he without relying on some socialist financial ethic?

    The final nail in the coffin is Hayman Capital Management, the hedge fund Bass runs out of Austin, Texas; a city known for being exceptionally leftist. Hedge funds, likewise, are known for profiting as big corporations decline–socialist politics definitely recommends them. It’s likely, with all this in mind, that Bass’ stance on China is geared to force meltdown earlier so his investments mature quicker. The only fallout he cares for is that which weakens countries into globalism.

    Letting His Entrepreneurial Spirit Shine

    Alexei Beltyukov is a Russian born entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist. His first ambition was medicine, but decided that was not where his passion was so he switched lanes and found business was a better fit for him. Beltyukov attended INSEAD University and earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

    In his pursuit of business he founded several companies including A-Ventures and Endemic Capital. These particular companies are designed to help start-ups and businesses that are struggling. His basic philosophy is it is important to provide help for others who want to start or grow a business. Entrepreneurs and business people are an important aspect of an economic engine. Such enterprises create employment opportunities and products or services. Businesses also provide competition which is a very healthy aspect of business and helps keep the economy in check.

    Mr. Beltyukov established A-Ventures to provide financial help to businesses within Russia if they experience a downturn in business and are struggling. Often time, this financial help will help to keep a business afloat and give the owners the necessary opportunity to get the business back on a positive track.

    Endemic Capital was born out of Beltyukov’s entrepreneurial spirit. Being an entrepreneur himself and one who did not shy away from establishing a start-up company and building that company until it reached success. Mr. Beltyukov is well aware of the speed bumps and pot holes a start-up will encounter and Endemic Capital is a source of angel funding to help start-up companies reach their own level of success. Such funding not only provides financial help, but it also delivers confidence and the belief that someone believes in their effort and commitment. It is often the nudge an entrepreneur needs to keep going and complete their mission.

    In keeping with his entrepreneurial spirit, Beltyukov helped to establish the Russian Alumni Scholarship of INSEAD, his alma mater. The scholarships provide financial support for Russian students accepted at INSEAD. Mr. Beltyukov is a great believer in education and advocates for educational opportunities for everyone. Beltyukov believes education provides one of the best building blocks for a strong foundation for life.

    Brad Reifler for Middle America

    Brad Reifler correctly believes that middle Americans are naturally put at a disadvantage on Wall St. Across the board, the wealthiest one percent of Americans are offered preferred treatment by a majority of the most powerful of firms on the planet.

    The system is structured so that accredited investors are preferred. Accreditation is supposed to signify ability, skill, and caution. Unfortunately, in today’s finance market, accreditation is nearly synonymous with wealthy and powerful.

    As a result, a majority of Americans are put at a disadvantage by being non-accredited.

    For example, high fees are generally charged by powerful firms who control your portfolio. These fees are usually not connected in any way to the performance of the portfolio that they manage with your money. This means that a poorly performing portfolio managed by a broker will still result in the broker being paid the same amount. This is particularly damaging for middle class Americans because these high fees can bleed them of their funds and capital.

    Next, many of the most lucrative investment opportunities are reserved for accredited investors. Private equity firms and hedge funds, for example, generally require accreditation for participation. This means that those who are non-accredited are left with poorly performing options.

    In addition to less options in general, the options that are available to most of American investors are strongly correlated to the performance of the stock market. This means that not only are the options available for non-accredited investors inherently less lucrative, they are also more risky to begin with.

    Brad Reifler of Forefront Capital aims to solve these problems and provide and equal footing for those wishing to begin their investment journey,

    Brad Reifler started Forefront Capital with the intention of allowing the 99 percent of Americans the same opportunities. With low fees and minimal stock market correlation, the investment opportunities and portfolios managed by Forefront Capital aim to be lucrative and beneficial for every who seeks their services.

    Forefront Capital works with its subsidiaries to provide alternative investment management and services. In general, clients are seen as partners to cooperatively improve the portfolios performance.  Read more about Brad on CrunchBase, and follow what Forefront is doing on his website.

    Doe Deere and Her Inspiration

    Lime Crime is an internet-based brand name that was officially launched in 2008 by Doe Deere, an innovator as well as a believer that bright colors that are applied to the face accentuate the beautiful features of any single individual. Doe Deere is an innovative business woman who recently was interviewed by Galore Magazine to discus not only the though process behind the creation of the company, but also the reason for her company that be purely based off of the internet. Lime Crime was officially launched in 2008 as a side business to her clothes making business in which she sewed bright and beautiful clothes and sold them online. The makeup that she created on the side was created to emphasize the bright and beautiful colors and patterns that she used. Doe Deere is well known on social media sites such as Instagram where she has individuals model her new products that are out and available for public purchase.

    During Doe Deere’s interview with Galore magazine, Ms. Deere discussed the background of her interest with makeup and bright colors. Ms. Deere explained that she has always loved using makeup and bright colors in all of her outfits even if they did not match well. Doe Deere remembers distinctly playing with her friends at an early age and playing dress up with them. To have some of the best outfits, she and her friends borrowed their mothers’ shoes, accessories, as well as makeup in order to accentuate the look. Though the outfits she created were never considered to be couture, Ms. Deere has always kept that kid-like creativity with her designs.

    Each product that is put out to the public is tested by Doe Deere herself. As a businesswoman, Ms. Deere has made every single one of her products vegan free which means that there is no animal cruelty involved and no animal product in the makeup products that are sold. Doe Deere has great plans for the future and even hopes to open her own store in the future to sell her products in one place with the design of her choosing.

    Securus is Helping Inmates to Enjoy Family Concerts

    Prisoners are often given a lot of incentives for not going back to jail. As a matter of fact one of the best ways to keep prisoners from going back to jail is by strengthening their family connections. Securus is doing their part in this process.

    A few years ago Securus released its Video Visitation App which is designed to keep inmates and their families in touch. This app allows family members to contact their incarcerated loved ones without having to take trips to the jail during scheduled visits. The visits are conducted through a video platform where inmates and their family members can speak face to face.

    This process is the next best thing to being with a person. It really does help inmates and their children to keep in touch. A child who has an incarcerated mom or dad can see them for special events or contact their parents at scheduled visitation times.

    Securus knew that this particular technology would play a crucial role with helping inmates and their children to stay together as a family. There is no guarantee that the Video Visitation technology will not keep a prisoner from returning back to jail.

    However, this technology can help to remind inmates that they have lives outside of prison. If they are smart they will take advantage of this technology and allow it to help them form permanent bonds that will keep them out of prison forever.

    The Video Visitation App can be used to showcase special events in the lives of children with incarcerated parents. Securus has even released a video that shows off a prisoner watching his son perform with his band.

    This family concert was a special event for the prisoner and he really enjoyed watching his son. In my book, Securus Video Visitation App is a real winner. Securus.net has more information about Securus’s Video Visitation App.

    Securus Video Visitation – Concert from Securus Technologies on Vimeo.

    The Manse on Marsh’s New Award

    The Manse on Marsh is a trusted assisting living center that’s situated in beautiful downtown San Luis Obispo, California. The community doesn’t only cater to people in San Louis Obispo, either. It also caters to individuals in Arroyo Grande and other surrounding areas. The facility was given the respected “Caring Star” award not too long ago. This reputable award acknowledges assisted living centers by evaluating reviews and ratings from consumers.

    There are certain requirements that qualify assisted living centers for this prominent award. They need to have been given a minimum of a single 5-star review at any time between the dates of December 1st, 2014 and September 30th, 2015. They must not have any poor reviews that have not been successfully handled. They must have average ratings that are stronger than 4 stars.

    The Manse on Marsh secured numerous 5-star reviews from early December to the end of September 2015. They also kept a strong 5-star review average. Caring.com is an in-depth website that features a Senior Care Directory. The Caring Star award determines its winners by analyzing reviews from it. Andy Cohen is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Caring.com. He stated that this award gives people invaluable guidance that can help them locate superb senior living assistance for those who mean a lot to them. Cohen expressed his gratitude to all people who made a point to post their commentary and thoughts via reviews.

    Some of the features that are offered by the Manse on Marsh are private residences, hassle-free transportation and dependable open dining assistance.  Be sure to add them on Facebook for news and updates.

    Kenneth Goodgame; the marketing and merchandising guru

    Kenneth Goodgame is the current senior vice president and chief merchandising officer of True Value Hardware Corporation, Chicago, IL. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee. He is a renowned operations management leader. He has a distinct business acumen that has enabled him to propel different companies to success by combining strong business strategy, moderate budget, and creative marketing and merchandising.

    He joined True Value in 2013 and in the three years that he has been working there, he has managed to create profitable initiatives and achieved great milestones. One of the most notable ones is that he has been able to generate $2.2B in international purchasing and $320M in performing inventory involving 8500 SKUs. He sourced for talent and came up with a complete merchandising team. He has also been actively involved in all aspects of marketing and product promotion in the company. He is also credited with creating the “pay for play” advertisement program that is held annually which has raised over $21.8M between 2014 and 2015. This has enabled suppliers to buy ad space and has covered 50% of the company’s television program ‘spend’.

    Before Kenneth Goodgame joined True Value; he worked at Ace Hardware Corporation, Oak Brook, IL from 2010 to 2013 as a General Merchandising Manager. Where working in that company, he accomplished great feats. To start with, when he was head of the department, he managed to generate over $3.2B in international purchasing and about $600M in active inventory including 78,000 SKUs. He influenced 80% of the corporate strategy. During his tenure, The gross margin improved by 400 basis points by 2012. He also made critical changes to strategy and planning due to a recession and enabled the company to make between an annual growth in wholesale sales of $35M to $50M in wholesale sales and 4.5% annual growth in the top-line sales.

    He also worked for Techtronic Industries North America, Anderson, SC from 2008 to 2010 as the President of Baja Motorsports and President of Direct Tool’s Factory outlets. Some of his major achievements that there include driving a sales growth of $9M by bridging the gap between parts and service. He also helped the company to record profits for the first year since it was purchased; he changed the $2.5M annual loss that used to be the norm into a $5M profit through entrenching customer service into the company’s culture, eliminating EPA fines and introducing compliance procedures.

    Goodgame also worked as a senior vice president marketing, sales, and channel for Irwin PTA & Shur-line Painting Products while working at Newell Rubbermaid, Huntersville, NC from 2002 to 2007. One of his outstanding accomplishments in the company was growing the business to a whopping $490M within 18 months.

    Finally, he worked for The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA from 2994 to 2002 as the Senior Global Product Merchant, a director of proprietary brands, and Hardlines D28 Product Manager. This was his first working experience after graduating from college. Despite being green in the industry, he still managed to steer the company’s growth and held various leadership position in marketing and merchandising. Indeed, Goodgame is an exceptional character who has proven to be a master of his craft on numerous occasions.

    Additional Links:

    http://xrepublic.net/2016/07/25/the-marketing-expert-kenneth-goodgame/

    http://www.cmt.com/artists/kenneth-goodgame/biography/

    A Technological Game Changer

    It is very rare when you meet people in this life that change the game and the way it is played. That is the case with Bob Reina of Talk Fusion. With video chat, he has been making more and more dreams come true, each and every single day of his life. In fact, he has made it his life mission, according to a recent article. Not only is he on a mission to change lives with Talk Fusion, but he is also on a mission to change lives thanks to the position he is in with his company. He has donated record numbers to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. This is something that is very near and dear to his heart and something he takes incredibly seriously. He knows he is changing lives.

    As far as changing lives with Talk Fusion, he simply wants people to be happy. It is no secret that depression and anxiety are up in high numbers in today’s world. The sad part is that a lot of people battle it privately and they don’t talk about it, reach out for help, or do anything about it. They suffer in silence. It is usually caused by work related problems. They are unhappy at their job, unhappy with their situation, and they feel as though there is no way out. They are stuck in their position and there is next to nothing they can do about it to make it better.

    However, with Talk Fusion offering Video Email, Video Newsletters, Live Meetings, Sign-up Forms, and Video Chat, they can do something about it. No matter what they aspire to do or whatever their dream is, they can accomplish it and nothing can stand in their way. However, they have to fight and they have to fight back hard and never, ever give up. They have Talk Fusion and they have Bob Reina in their corner. That is living proof that there is light at the end of the tunnel and there is a chance to enjoy life as opposed to simply going through the motions without any pleasure.

    Sources:

    Talk Fusion Founder & CEO Bob Reina’s Mission to Change Lives

    https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/talk-fusion#/entity