George Soros continues to be a force for the Democrats

Democrat billionaire George Soros has once again become a strong financial supporter of Democrat candidates and other democratic causes. In 2016, George Soros has given more than $25 million to Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates running for office. Associates of George Soros believe he may be worth nearly $24.9 billion dollars, which has been made through currency trades.

George Soros was pretty quiet when it came to making financial contributions following the successful re-election of President George W. Bush. George Soros was expected to witness Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic nomination for president but had to cancel his trip because he wanted to monitor the financial crisis in Europe. George Soros has become more politically engaged because he believes in Clinton and is worried what Donald Trump would do to the country. George Soros has also said he believes that the political stakes are increasingly high.

George Soros has been praised for going all in for Hillary Clinton and working to defeat Trump. His actions has been seen as a good sign for Clinton. Democrats see George Soros as someone who can energized the other rich liberal donors. Soros has given more than $7 million dollars to a super PAC supporting Clinton. According to Politico, George Soros has also given $2 million to a super PAC that targets Trump and other key Republican candidates. Read more about George’s life story at biography.com

George Soros has also promised $5 million to an organization that is attempting to counter Republican attempts at restricting voting. The organization known as the Voting Rights Trust, is run by Clinton’s lawyer Marc Elias. George Soros has also focused his spending on international organizations, giving more than $13 billion dollars over the last 30 years to organizations that protect human rights and provide access to health care and education to people all over the world and in the United States.

In 2005, George Soros launched a club made up of top liberal donors called the Democracy Alliance. It shifts the focus of donors from short-term battles to long-term fights such as income inequality and climate change, as well as combating the role of big money in politics. Visit Project Syndicate to learn more about George.

Soros was born in Hungary and escaped the country during the Nazi occupation. George Soros started his own hedge fund in New York in 1969 and later rebuilt it as the Quantum Fund. According to Forbes, George Soros has hired one of Wall Street’s top women to be the CIO at Soros Fund Management.

New Brunswick Has Seen More Improvements Thanks to Omar Boraie

New Brunswick used to be a city that was filled with crime and problems that they could not get through. It was something that was difficult for people to be able to live in and something that made it hard for anyone to get ahead. More people were leaving the city because of the problems that were there than were coming into the city. Since this happened, it was a city that people did not like. Omar Boraie did like the city, though, because he saw it as home and as somewhere that he could bring improvement to with his development.

Sam Boraie started Boraie Development with the hope that the city would be able to enjoy the benefits that came with having many new developments. There were not a lot of viable buildings in New Brunswick when Omar Boraie first started with Boraie Development and the ones that were there were condemned or had major problems in them because of being neglected for many years. Omar Boraie bought a lot of these properties, tore them down and started creating new developments in the place where they once stood on the city blocks around New Brunswick.

For the Central Jersey Working Moms, the changes that Omar Boraie made were beneficial to the entire community. While many people did not like the fact that there were new commercial properties going into the city, they knew that having this would bring a lot of improvement to the city. They wanted a place that was better for their children to live in and was safer for them to raise families. They also knew that Omar Boraie had the talent that was necessary to make things better for everyone to get what they needed out of the city they lived in. You can visit Bloomberg to know more.

Since the Central Jersey Working Moms have a blog, they are able to use it to influence other people. This is something that they did with Boraie Development. A lot of people in the city and outside of the city were concerned about Omar Boraie’s vision that he had for New Brunswick. The moms knew, though, that he would be able to do it and the city would get better because of everything that he could do to make things better. The way that he did things made it easier for everyone to get what they needed out of the experience that they were a part of.

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Sweetgreen the Leading Food Chain

If the chance for starting a fresh presented itself to the traditional hotels, most would want to have a recent look like that of Sweetgreen. Sweetgreens is a salad chain that is supported by notable investors such as Steve Case, Daniel Boulud, as well as Danny Meyer. The chain has identified itself as a provider of local, fresh, organic, as well as healthy food. It by this virtual qualifies to be a modern food industry. The particular recipe in Sweetgreen has made the lines stay long in all of the 40 locations. The primary focus of the chain is to create a brand that gives customers better food. Learn more: http://www.psfk.com/2016/04/psfk-2016-how-sweetgreen-brought-healthy-and-delicious-to-the-busy-psfk-2016.html

 

There is much for the traditional chains to learn from Sweetgreen. For starters, incorporating technology. From the beginning, the co-chief executive officers and Georgetown University classmates have been tech pioneers. Secondly, all the transactions made at the prestigious food chain are through the website or mobile app. It currently has more than 40 locations across the country. It is a provider of food that considers your values, budget, and taste. The most recent strategy that the three have come up with is staying close to its customers. In each year, Sweetgreen closes about five times giving a chance for every person to work in the restaurants. The newest office is Los Angeles. The fact that the company has no head office makes it even more unique. Nathaniel Ru, one of the CEOs, says that no principal office is in place since they aim at decentralizing their headcounts. The three CEOs work hard to make the company national.

 

Nathaniel Ru, Jonathan Neman, and Nicolas Jammet are the co-CEOs who first met in an entrepreneurship class at the Georgetown University. They all observed and agreed that the Georgetown area did not have options for eating healthy. For this reason, the trio opened their first restaurant immediately after graduating from college. Sweetgreen was first located in Georgetown. When they made it through the end of the first winter, the three established that they would thrive in the business. Learn more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sweetgreen-founder-interview-nathaniel-ru-2016-3

 

The co-chief executive officer of Sweetgreen Nathaniel Ru is a holder of BS in finance. Alongside his partners, Nathaniel Ru established the popular largest music and food festival known as sweet life, a festival that has been in existence since the year 2010. Nathaniel Ru was named top 30 under 30 category by Forbes. He is passionate about design and hence is the creative director of Sweetgreen. He was born and raised in Pasadena. Learn more: https://about.me/nathanielru

Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Closing the Gap to Amazon

Amazon has been enjoying the top spot in the e-commerce apparel niche for years, and when you command 20 percent of the sales in that space, you don’t worry too much about your competition. There really has not been a run on Amazon for years, but today it seems one company is making huge strides to take over that top spot. Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is growing at a record rate, exploding sales of $250 million in sales in a 36 month span, and there doesn’t appear to be anything to slow the company down.

 

Hudson discusses the success to her company, and attributes this success to reverse showrooming and her unique membership program. Looking at how the sales process works, customers shop at the retail Fabletics store in the mall first. These customers look at all the different workout apparel, try on the different new active-wear pieces, grab the free membership, and take the Lifestyle Quiz. The astonishing thing about the success of Fabletics is that most customers do not buy in the retail store.

 

How does Hudson achieve $250 million in sales when women are not buying in the store at the mall?

 

The reason Fabletics is so successful has to do when these shoppers visit the online Fabletics store. As part of the membership, these shoppers will see everything they wore at the retail store now in their shopping cart. Knowing the pieces fit perfectly in the store, here is how the reverse showrooming process works. Buyers are home in a relaxed atmosphere, so they begin adding pieces to the cart based on the that size, and this includes many of the new arrivals they want to be the first to own.

 

Hudson says her athleisure brand is all about high-quality and low pricing, but membership also includes free shipping and your own personal shopper. The shopping assistant will look at the quiz results and prior purchases then select one item every month for your consideration. Hudson’s no pressure approach means you don’t have to buy anything the assistant chooses and you are free to add as many or as little items to your cart as you like. The success of Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is in direct coloration to how women want to be treated during the shopping experience, a combination of pampering and wide variety of apparel choices all in one location. Amazon should be concerned about the gap closing very shortly.

Norman Pattiz Makes Announcement on Brand Lift Studies Network

Norman Pattiz serves as an executive chairman of PodcastOne, a brand playing a crucial role in commercial marketing. Recently Edison Research did a study to test the effectiveness of PodcastOne. They started by taking five major nationwide consumer trademarks, which ran across five diverse products and service types. It marked the first study of the pre- and post-crusade brand enhancement for Podcast advertisers.

The results indicated a significant improvement in demand for the advertised brands. From the major findings, all those products advertised augmented by incredible margins. Although the said brands were already popular, the introduction of new messaging systems popularized them even more. Precisely, the PodcastOne Founder aims at bringing revolution by enhancing brand impacts in a way beyond the usual.

Traits Upheld by Norman of PodcastOne

Norman is an inspiration to people within and beyond the advertising channels. He celebrates over 40 years of experience in radio syndication, sending an implication of his prowess. It is undeniable to conclude that Norman’s broadcasting background is supremely rich.

Apart from PodcastOne, Pattiz also founded other broadcasting programs. Pattiz, the husband to Dr.Mary Turner Pattiz, also serves as the chairman of Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Security Laboratories.

The successes of Pattiz’ endeavors are significantly attributable to his character. Norm, as he is popularly known, does not have a typical day. He engages himself in activities from the sale of ads, talent acquisition, board meetings and all other ensuing responsibilities.

Secrets Behind Norman Pattiz’ Unrivaled Success

It is true that most people only have ideas but do not have a way of bringing them to life. Norm values the process of implementing ideas because it is “everything.” According to him, every day brings new ideas. Since they cannot take them all, they then take some time to assess whether they meet their capacity for implementation. Learn more about Norman Pattiz: https://www.linkedin.com/in/norman-pattiz

If it measures up their capability, then at that point the rubber meets the road. According to PR Newswire, Norman Pattiz also realized his passion early enough. It is fascinating to note that he never had a job. He does not regret his move either. In fact, on an interview with ideamensch, Pattiz confirms that if he were to start all over again, he would do things the same way.

Sources Bringing Inspiration to Norman Pattiz

Pattiz is an avid listener of books. He says he does not read them but instead listens to the content. He values some heroes deeply engraved in his heart. Those icons are Steve Ross, Bill Paley, and his first boss in media, Dan Miller. Although all of them have passed, he still holds onto the wealth of knowledge they impacted in his life.

Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer’s Transparency in Corporate Responsibility

In an article on Acaert, Duda Melzer, more formally, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is the CEO of a rapidly growing Brazilian media corporation. RBS Group, the parent company, focuses primarily on print and radio. e.Bricks digital is the online media outlet, recently started to increase Brazil’s position in the digital media spectrum. Duda Melzer has helped both new and established businesses by investing capital to get them established online. The businesses initially selected for funding were existing entities that showed a high potential for success online. New businesses were also assisted with capital and equity sharing, however, not to the extent as the others. His vision is to grow Brazil to become one of the largest countries with a strong online presence.

According to Globo, Duda Melzer was certainly well prepared to take on such huge projects. In recent years he succeeded his uncle as CEO, making him the third generation of RBS Group leaders. The family enterprise has been around for over four decades and has served Brazil as a leading provider of news and other media for the public. Recognized as one of the fastest growing businesses in Brazil, RBS Group has often ranked among leaders Globo and Google as most recognized and valued outlets. The growth has increased even more in recent years due to the new company e.Bricks being formed. The company not only assists other businesses, but it houses RBS Groups projects online as well.

Among the other components of the business are social responsibility and sustainability efforts. Being involved with the media and broadcasting, RBS Group must maintain high ethical standards. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer not only has won awards for ethical practices, but he’s been involved in creating “best practices,” by sitting on a board with colleagues. Not only does the company achieve exceptional levels of compliance, they’re responsible for setting the standards for other leaders as well. Duda’s approach to transparency in business is changing the landscape of the corporate world in Brazil at a rapid pace.

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Norman Pattiz Releases the Results of a Study Done by Edison Research on Advertisement

On 9th February 2017, Norman Pattiz, the executive chairman of the PodcastOne and Tom Webster, the Edison Research’s VP of strategy jointly released the findings of studies. The study involved five major consumer products in five different categories. This study was done in the second half of 2016.

The study was done in two stages, pre and post campaign. Podcast advertisement was shown to have an overall positive effect on various aspects of a product. Here are the key findings.

– The number of listeners who indicated a certain grocery brand increase from 7% in the pre-study to over 60% afterward.

– There was a rise in the unaided product knowledge in the two periods. The awareness of financial services product increased by 47%, automobile aftermarket product by 37%, and lawn and garden product by 24%.

– The number of respondents with a “very favorable” attitude on a car aftermarket product, increased from 18% in pre-study to over a third afterward. Those “very likely” to use a lawn and garden product increased from 16% in the pre-study to 22% post-study.

– There was a 60% increase in the level of knowledge of some campaign messages related to automobile aftermarket product after the campaign.

Edison Research carried out the survey in three different investigations in 2016 to find out the success of the podcast advertisement for the given national brands. Online surveys were conducted and the same methodology used before and after the campaign. Each company carried out advertisement between four and six weeks.

The researcher found that podcast audiences responded to the company’s messages. There was a significant increase in the willingness of the respondents to consider and /or buy those products.

Norman Pattiz said the results were an indicator of the company’s commitment to helping in selling other brands through advertisement. Tom Webster said he was happy that they were able to show the effectiveness of podcast ads.

About Norman Pattiz

According to Biz Journals, Norman J. Pattiz is the founder and former chair of Westwood One. The company provided news, sports, and traffic programming among others in the broadcast industry. In 2010, he was behind the founding of the Courtside Entertainment Group. In 2013, he founded and launched PodcastOne, a prominent audio on-demand programming producer, and distributor. Learn more about Norman Pattiz: https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/293555

On June 23, 2016, he became the executive chair at PodcastOne. He has been in the radio syndication for over decades.

Both President Clinton and President Bush appointed him in 2000 and 2002 respectively to the broadcasting board of governors of the United States of America.

How To Get Healthy Hair Fast

Long, luscious hair is the dream of many women, but frustration occurs when hair goals are interrupted by split ends. Even if one gives up heating tools, coloring treatments, and styling products (although, many don’t want to go to these extremes), hair can still be damaged by cleansing the hair with products that strip the hair of its natural oils. When hair loses its natural (and much needed) oils, the hair becomes dry, brittle and inelastic; these hair symptoms eventually lead to breakage, causing split ends and a trip to the hair salon.

Thankfully, hair product companies have created no-poo shampoos, which are also known as cleansing conditioners. One of the most popular cleansing conditioners in the hair industry is from WEN by Chaz. WEN hair care was created by Chaz Dean, a man who is passionate about innovative hair care. Knowing how much of an impact ingredients have on hair health, Chaz set out to create his products to include only ingredients that weren’t considered harsh. Specifically, sodium laureth sulfate was avoided in creating WEN Hair by Chaz’s hair products, as this sulfate is extremely detrimental to hair health. See: https://www.youtube.com/user/WenHairCare

The benefits of using a cleansing conditioner include avoiding harsh chemicals such as sodium laureth sulfate, and other perks as well. Those who use cleansing conditioners save time while grooming their hair, while also only needing one product instead of two to get the job done. Cleansing conditioners also help hair shine and look radiant from its protected natural oils.

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Online Reputation News And Effectively Growing Your Brand Accordingly

Online reputations are no longer a choice in a digital world, keeping individuals on their toes when applying for new positions if they are aware that many employers review social media profiles prior to making a hiring decision. As a company, working with an online reputation management firm like IC Media Direct may be your best bet if you are currently growing or looking for new methods to voice your opinion as a company while also drawing in new potential customers and loyal fans.

Brand Reception

With an online reputation management company, it is much easier to grasp the concept of “right” and “wrong” posts when coming from a professional website, page, or social media outlet. Gaining a positive brand reputation is one way for you to expand to additional markets without overpaying expensive marketing teams to determine these factors on their own.

Increase National and Global Reach

Once you and your team get on the same page regarding the voice you want to implement moving forward, it is much less challenging than the traditional guesswork that goes in to crafting updates with the right wording and sentiment, regardless of the demographic you want to appeal to and reach. An online reputation management firm is essential to ensure you are always going in the right direction without posting offensive or potentially dangerous updates to your base of followers, fans, and consumers.

Well-Trained Employees Utilizing Your Company’s Social Media Accounts

Always be sure you have hired the right social media representatives and employees for the job. When your new employee is just hired, it is important to go over all aspects of team messaging, branding, and the type of graphics or videos that work best for expanding reaching and bringing in new consumers or clients in any industry. The more briefed a social media manager is, the quicker they are able to adapt to fit the needs of your company and business model based on where it stands now and the goals you are trying to accomplish with the use of a positive online presence–on both websites and with various social media platforms that are used.

U.S. Money Reserve Introduces New Website to Investors

In order to appeal to more investors, U.S. Money Reserve has put together a new version of its website. With this new enhancement, the organization will now have a site that will be more user friendly to investors. The new changes include a number of things such as secure shopping, a wider selection, more detailed information and also improved support. With these additions, investors who are looking to acquire precious metals will have arguably the most dependable source available.

U.S. Money Reserve’s new website will allow a number of investors a convenient and informative site to use when looking to find out more about the benefits of investing in precious metals.

One of the changes of the website is its support. By using this site, investors can get one on one consultations from a number of experts. This provides investors with personalized feedback that can help them take advantage of the best investment options available. Another major change to the site is its selection of precious metals. Now investors can choose from a number of gold and silver bullion, bars and coins. Learn more about US Money Reserve: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-money-reserve-encourages-visitors-to-explore-its-new-website-and-e-commerce-coin-catalogue-300225181.html

This selection will enable investors to purchase a number of quality options that will help enhance their wealth. The site also includes secure shopping to help customers shop without compromising their information. With this new site, investors can also get more detailed information about the various precious metals options available as well.

U.S. Money Reserve is a financial organization that specializes in offering precious metals. It offers a number of gold and silver items of considerable value. As a result, investors can take advantage of acquiring something that is less volatile and more tangible than stocks.

Along with offering a number of precious metals, U.S. Money Reserve also specializes in providing information about the precious metals markets and the various types of precious metals. As a result, it is an organization that provides education to investors who are looking to invest in the various precious metals.

As well as offering education about precious metals and a wide selection, U.S. Money Reserve is an organization that is available to provide mentorship to investors as well. The organization will provide sessions where it answers questions that investors have as well as giving them feedback.

Therefore, investors will be in position to be make better investment decisions. With all of these features, U.S. Money Reserve is a very reliable source for investors to use when looking to invest in precious metals.