Bernardo Chua Builds His Own Unique Brand

Bernardo Chua has done his best to put his mark on the gourmet coffee mystery. Chua has developed a strong brand that is bound to reach coffee lovers worldwide. He has been able to bring about a brand of coffee that is different from everything else that is out there. This is a difficult task when one considers the number of gourmet coffee brands that already exist.

Chua has produced what is often referred to as healthy coffee on his Facebook. The fan base that supports his brand, OrganoGold, are aware that they are witnessing genius when they consume the products that he has brought into creation. He has added healthy ingredients to coffee after so many naysayers say that this was something that was impossible to do. He has managed to bring this to the market and advertise this brand as part of a health and wellness industry. This may be the first major gourmet coffee that would actually fit into this category.

The buzz about his brand spread throughout the United States and abroad. There are people in the Philippines that are taking notice of this brand of coffee. There are also people in south Africa that are drinking this. The brand has spread throughout the world as something that is different from everything else.

What this has essentially shown is that Bernardo is an excellent advertising executive. He has to ability to make people become curious about what he is selling. This is always a good thing for a CEO that is trying to do something that is outside of the box.

Bernardo Chua has discovered that he had the skills to reach people though direct selling methods. This is the sign of a strong leader. He could have chosen a traditional route, but he chose another avenue. This direct selling method has worked quite well.

Bernardo Chua has been able to build a business through sheer determination. It was something that he was able to do because he was dedicated. He wanted to create a brand that people would enjoy, and he has done this with great skill.

Learn Kabbalah Philosophy From The Kabbalah Centre

Kabbalah is a spiritual philosophy that has it’s origins in Judaism. However, it is more than simply a philosophy of Judaism. In fact, it is followed by those that are members of other religions, as well. There are many aspects to the philosophies of Kabbalah. While it focuses on many of the big questions of religion, such as the nature of God, Kabbalah also discusses things related to one’s life here on Earth. There are many parts of Kabbalah philosophy that are unique to this specific spiritual philosophy, rather than being a part of the general teachings of Judaism.

However, Kabbalah can be quite challenging to understand, and for that reason it is best studied by those already familiar with the teachings of Judaism. Kabbalah is practiced by those that are of a variety of faiths. In fact, there are people that study Kabbalah, who are followers of Christianity, Buddhism, and Islam. However, Kabbalah philosophy isn’t practiced by all individuals that follow Judaism. In fact, there are certain sects of the religion that specifically do not allow their members to study Kabbalah.

If you are interested in studying Kabbalah, there are many different classes that you can take at the Kabbalah Centre. While the organization is from Los Angeles, they have centers that are located in a variety of areas of the country. They even have centers that are located in other parts of the world. This makes it possible for people to easily and conveniently access the Kabbalah Centre from a broad range of different areas. In addition to having centers located in person, there are also online classes that one can take from the Kabbalah Centre. These classes can be a very effective way to learn about Kabbalah philosophy.

In addition to being a large organization that offers a lot of classes, they are also quite well respected. The organization has been around for quite some time, and they are considered one of the most credible organizations to take classes on Kabbalah from. The organization has also been reviewed positively by many people that have taken classes through them.

WEN Works Wonders for Beauty Blogger With Lifeless Limp Hair

We would all hope to have a good hair day every day, but sometimes our products don’t hold up to their guarantees. The regular shampoos and conditioners we buy are filled with harmful detergents like sulfates. Instead of promoting strong, healthy locks, these chemicals are stripping our hair strands and weakening them further.

Celebrity stylist Chaz Dean knew he had to remedy the common problem, so he developed the now world-famous WEN no-lather shampoo system. His special cleansing conditioners contain zero sulfates and use a balanced holistic approach. His one-bottle magic can wash hair, condition, deep condition and treat any problem imaginable, all while delivering healthy, bouncy, super shiny tresses. He sells his products on Amazon and on high-end cosmetic stores.

Bustle.com beauty blogger Emily McClure was hoping that a 7-day sampling of WEN could turn her drab limp hair into a sexy celebrity mane.

Emily chose the FIG cleansing conditioner with extra body and decided on a daily Wen wash for seven days. Emily also snapped hair selfies to show readers her WEN results.

As her fine, limp hair got used to the WEN program [read: http://www.wenhaircare.com/], Emily noticed fuller, very shiny, manageable hair. She would blow-dry and then style her hair after using WEN. The results were fantastic as one could see from her pretty selfies. Even her close friends noticed new, glossy locks and complimented Emily. They could see the amazing difference,

Being on a busy work schedule and admitting to some hair care laziness, Emily began altering the daily WEN washes. She used the product at night and then woke up to already greasy, flat hair. Once, she skipped the WEN wash and again, noticed limp hair return.

As long as Emily returned to a simple daily wash, followed by a blow-dry and styling, then WEN by Chaz helped her achieve that A-list mane her friends all loved. For more info, check out the Wen YouTube channel.

The Success of JustFab

In today’s society, something that has become more increasingly popular in the last couple of years is subscription boxes. These boxes will have anything from beauty items to toys, or specialty items shipped from around the world for a fixed monthly rate. While these boxes are exciting and full of fun objects, it has become apparent that the market has decreased in that specific category. Boxes like birchbox, which are beauty based items are down by twelve percent. In addition, many other subscriptions have lost customers due to a lack of interest in what they were receiving monthly. One subscription that hasn’t seem to lost their touch is JustFab. The LA times talks about JustFab and their future plans of growth and success, and why they are going places with their ideas.

Read more: JustFab heads toward IPO even as other subscription start-ups struggle

For those of you unfamiliar with JustFab, it is a clothing subscription. Women can subscribe to receive clothing each and every month. And with their sister companies like Fabletics and JustFab kids, they have much to offer to a variety of different ages and genders. Their corporate name is the El Segundo Company, which owns all of the JustFab chains. With great success is keeping a huge clientele, JustFab are hoping to change up some things in order to expand their growing customer base. For 2016, they are on track to rake in six hundred and fifty million, which is a one hundred and fifty million dollar increase from last year alone. JustFab’s success is due to the fact that they offer wide varieties of clothing and decent prices, fixed costs, and are sure to send their customers items they love based off of their style preferences. The El Segundo Company will continue to offer more and more types of clothing and will eventually change the name. JustFab will continue their journey as a company that has their customers best interests at heart, and will find even more success in the years to come on this track. See: https://www.facebook.com/justfab/

Olympic Valley Incorporation No Longer a Threat

The Reno-Gazette Journal reported that over the past few years, a severe drought has taken its toll on the north shore communities of Lake Tahoe. The winter resorts and surrounding businesses face not only the drought, but a political battle and incorporation attempt over what is known as Olympic Valley. This valley is known for its winter sports terrain and Squaw Valley Resort.

The president and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, LLC, Andy Wirth, admits things have been tough the past four years. He is optimistic that relief is on the way as far as weather and politics. Early snow storms and much colder than usual temperatures the past few seasons have helped the ski resorts open their slopes much earlier than normal. In addition, backers of the drive to incorporate Olympic Valley have finally withdrawn their pursuit.

Wirth states that Squaw Valley Ski Holding spent large sums of money opposing the incorporation attempt. If successful, the incorporation would mean higher taxes on businesses and residents. Not only would Olympic Valley be isolated from north shore communities which up until now, have been able to pool their resources, but important services such as roads being maintained and snow plowing would be decreased.

Wirth felt the move would result in financial disaster for businesses and the ski slopes. With the incorporation attempt halted, Wirth feels healing can take place and issues such as transportation and creating a healthier community can now be addresses. For more information, visit Reno-Gazette Journal.

Working to make Squaw Valley Ski Holdings one of the most desired destinations for tourists worldwide, CEO Andy Wirth is also a tireless advocate for environmental issues. His goal is to not only preserve the Lake Tahoe area and its natural resources, but to also improve the community services available to residents. Wirth believes that everyone in the community should benefit from the community service organizations.

Going beyond the needs of the community, Andy Wirth’s philanthropy efforts extend to another distinguished group, the Navy SEALs. Wirth suffered from an almost fatal skydiving incident resulting in his ambition to co-found an Ironman team known as “Wounded Warrior Support”.

His mission is to honor the brave and heroic individuals that represent the Navy SEALs. The team he initiated strives to raise funds for the supporting foundation of the SEALs. The money is used to aid special operations performed by the elite group of team members and to support them and their families upon their return home. Information can be found about Andy Wirth and his organization at About Me Andy Wirth.

More information can be obtained at:

Squaw-Alpine boss looks to turn page on ‘divisive’ fight

Beneful Lets Your Dog Taste the Flavors of the World

If you are like me, you love trying new foods. Have you ever stopped to think that perhaps your dog would love to try new foods and flavors from cultures around the world too? I hadn’t either until I discovered some of the dog food options from Purinastore‘s Beneful. Beneful offers on their Amazon page many different wet dog food, dry dog food, and dog treats but none of them stand out like the ones I’m about to tell you about.
Mediterranean Style Medley
The Mediterranean Style Medley is a wet dog food that brings your dog the nutrition they need and a flavor like no other. This dog food from Beneful is made from real meat and veggies including lamb, tomatoes, spinach and brown rice. This medley is served in a generous sauce making it perfect for mixing with dry dog food if preferred. See, https://www.beneful.com/products/wet-dog-food/.

Tuscan Style Medley
Even your dog can enjoy a taste of Tuscany with this wonderful medley of beef, rice, spinach, and carrots. Made from 100% real ingredients and farm raised beef this meal option provides all the nutrition you could ask for and all the flavor they can enjoy!

Romana Style
The Romana Style Medley is one of my dog’s favorites. Bring the flavors of Italy to your pooch with this delectable blend of farm raised chicken, spinach, pasta and carrots covered in a very generous sauce.

Rice and Lamb Stew
If your dog is a fan of chunky meat bites, they will love the Rice and Lamb Stew wet dog food option. Made with peas, carrots, wild rice, and 100% real lamb this is sure to be a dish that every dog no matter their size or breed will enjoy.

Did I mention that these products provide 100% nutrition? That’s right! When you choose Beneful you can rest assured that your dog will receive products made from the best ingredients and with all of the nutrition they need to be healthy, happy and active!

Diversity at Hall Capital Leadership Fosters Integrity Culture

Of all the Bay Area money managers, I believe that Hall Capital is among the largest and most successful in this area. This is due to the $24 billion worth of assets that I heard is under their management. I thought that their strong returns are the center of its success but was shocked to hear their CEO, Kathryn Hall, claiming the opposite. She claimed that it is the diversity of their firm in matters gender, education as well as backgrounds that enable her to perform at her optimal best in making more cash for her clients.

 

From the background check I did on this firm based in San Francisco, I established that it was founded back in 1994 and it manages money for some of the families that are highly successful in the Bay Area. I also found out that one of the clients of Hall Capital was the late Warren Hellman. He was the founder and also financier of a private equity company referred to as Hellman & Friedman. The other clients that I found were John Fisher, who was the son of Gap Founder.

 

About Helane Morrison

 

Helane L. Morrison is currently working at Hall Capital Partners LLC as the Chief Compliance Officer, Managing Director and also as the General Counsel. She is also involved with the Firm’s Executive Committee as a member. Prior to joining this firm in the year 2007, Helane used to be the head of the San Francisco Office, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 1999-2007. At SEC she used to be in charge of securities enforcement and regulation matters and litigation touching 5 Northwest States and Northern California. From the year 1996-1999, she used to be the enforcement head of the SEC office based in San Francisco. She was tasked in representing the SEC in its business, legal and financial societies with government agencies and news media.

 

Morrison used to practice Law in a Law Firm (Howard, Rice and others) based in San Francisco from 1986 – 1996 where she made partner in 1991. She concentrated on defending private securities’ actions, business litigation and SEC issues. She also did internal corporate investigations. Helane Morrison had a stint as a law clerk in the Supreme Court for Justice Harry A. Blackmun (1985-1986) and Hon. Richard A. Posner, Court of Appeals of U.S. (1984-1985). She is a B.S. Journalism holder from Northwestern University and also a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Stephan P. Murray: A Man With Many Abilities

Investor, Philanthropist and Much More

Stephan P. Murray was born on August 2, 1962. He died on March 12, 2015. He will be remembered fondly as a man with many talents. He had been the chief executive officer and president of CCMP Capital.  He was a person who had many talents to offer to the world. His abilities were put to good use and benefitted those around him.

Board Seats

Stephan did hold board seats during his career. The most current seats include the following:
* Crestcom International
* Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
* Strongwood Insurance Holdings
* Jetro JMDH Holdings
* Infogroup Inc.

Stephen P. Murray was a respected and admired individual. He was an active and involved person who had many leadership qualities that were appreciated.

Economics and Education

Stephan excelled within education. He had attended Boston College and Columbia Business School. He had obtained his degree in economics. He had graduated in the year 1984. He then went forward to earn his master’s degree. Business administration was included. Stephan was a well-educated individual who has left a legacy that is worth remembering. He furthered his knowledge with credit analyst training. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://www.wsj.com/articles/ccmp-capital-advisors-gets-backing-to-resume-investing-from-fund-1430946145 and http://observer.com/2015/02/this-old-thing-private-equity-honcho-drops-little-place-uptown-for-11m/

A Family Man

Stephan Murray was also a family man. He had a wife and four sons who meant the world to him. His lived a life that appeared to be a nice balance between his career, education, and a family that he cherished.

Passions and Philanthropy
Stephan made it a point to leave this world a better place. He had supported many charitable organizations. He was able to generously give much of himself through philanthropy. He was very informed about generating ideas and found many ways to support numerous worthy causes. Stephan P. Murray was a man who lived a well-rounded life and he had many abilities and talents to offer.

A Man From North Tarrytown, New York
Stephan had been raised in Tarrytown, New York. He had gone to Sleepy Hollow High School. His parents are Joseph and Nancy Murray.

Click the following links to read more:

CCMP’s Murray dead at 52
CCMP :: Team

 

Fabletics for All

There are some times that you may want to have something that is fun as well as functional for your exercise needs. You may wonder what Fabletics can do for you. This way you can find some clothing that works good for you.

Why You Need Fabletics

There are a lot of reasons you may want to look into Fabletics clothing for your exercise needs. the biggest is so you can have something that is comfortable and that works for you. These clothing items work well for you if you are looking for clothing that allows you to choose the best options and have them delivered right to your home. Why would you go to the store again?
Read more: Dressing down: The rise of athleisure

How it Works

There are a lot of ways Fabletics can give you the clothing you want without losing all the money you spend on exercise clothing. The way it works is the clothing is sent to you every month and then you are able to get a new pair everyday. You can change it online by going into your account and changing it.

There are a lot of options when looking at the idea of purchasing your exercise clothing online, but Fabletics is a great option if you want to forget about it and just get it every month. You can get the best clothing for your needs with only a click of the mouse. Take a minute and find the best clothing for your needs. That way you will be happy with what you get and get excited about what was coming next.

 

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Survival for the Strong -Yeonmi Park

Yeonmi Park the author of the Amazon released book titled ‘In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom’. To her, her safe and joyous moments were when she had food. Her narrative started when she crossed the Yalu River at night with her mother.

To survive the journey, it took extraordinary strength. Yeonmi was subjected to constant human injustices like starvation and abuse.  According to her, the father died with no idea on the amount of food that exists in the world. He also didn’t know about democracy.

Yeonmi Park‘s ordeal has got the attention of many people across the world. Yeonmi says that her story is true, and some information was omitted to shield some family members living in North Korea. She also couldn’t tell all her secrets because of shame and fear of stigmatization. Read more from https://reason.com/blog/2015/11/15/yeonmi-parks-north-korean-defector-story.

Yeonmi Park currently lives in New York. Park narrates her mother offered herself to be raped instead of her. She told the Reason TV she was 13 when she escaped her oppressive country together with her mother.

Having grown under dictatorship leadership, Yeonmi transverse the world making aware the cruel life the people of North Korea live. In Korea, she lived with her parents and her sister near the Chinese border. They survived with the food given by the government. At some point, the rations reduced drastically, and they had to content with a frozen potato for dinner.

Yeonmi Park ate anything ranging from dragonflies, flowers, grasshoppers so much time as her tummy was filed. She was not concerned about the taste. Telling her story unveils the harsh leadership of Kim Jong-Il. The regime made citizens do whatever they could to stay alive, people starving. Dead bodies were usually found in compost pits.

The people lived in fear. For more information, read http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3255914/Woman-relives-nearly-raped-trafficker-smuggled-North-Korea-aged-13-saved-mother-offered-instead.html.

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