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February 11, 2016

Sam Tabar and Full Cycle Energy Striving To Meet Clean Energy Goals

With climate change a global issue, Full Cycle Energy Fund has made a positive move and a sound investment in its new COO Sam Tabor who has an amazing track record at far surpassing expectations in all his endeavors. Full Cycle Energy is attacking and revolutionizing energy production while reducing plant operating cost, improving fuel efficiency and dramatically reducing carbon emissions. The fund was created to finance and own projects that convert waste into clean fuel to power communities worldwide. Sam Tabar indicated on Instagram that Full Cycle Energy Fund plans to invest in new plants as well as retrofit traditional electric generation plants to lower cost and create environmentally friendly fuels from Municipal Solid Waste.

Full Cycle Energy Fund and Synova Inc, operating partners, have a patented OLGA design that has improved upon the waste to energy technology as well as implemented gasification. The process combines gasification technology with tar removal procedures to achieve positive results. Sam Tabar, the new Chief Operating Officer, has much experience as a capital strategist and fund manager with well known institutions as well as a law degree and experience counseling clients on hedge fund structure and formation, regulatory and compliance issues and investment management.

Sam Tabar is sure to bring his successful strategies to Full Cycle Energy Fund and the experience he gained at Sparx Group as a PMA Investment Advisor, where he was promoted to Managing Director and Co-Head of Business Development. He worked on and managed the global marketing and investor relations for a $2 billion hedge fund. His rolodex of potential qualified investors was over 2000 and he developed another 400 additional introductions. He also helped the firm to raise $1.2 billion in assets. Later, after joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the Director and Head of Capital Strategy for the Asia-Pacific region, he again counseled hedge fund clients and managed the entire capital allocations cycle between fund managers and investors.

In this role, Tabar’s rolodex was over 1,250 institutional investors. He again re-entered the legal side of hedge fund management in 2013 as a Senior Associate, He is also a private venture capitalist including an investment with a social mission that supports women in Africa and Asia called SheThinx, a company that redesign undergarments for feminine hygiene and donates products to the women in those nations. With such a successful career, Sam Tabar is sure to increase the success of the effort find greener sources of energy, lower energy production cost, and lessen carbon emissions and the green house effect.  Check out Sam Tabar’s GoFundMe page to see more about what he’s bringing to the table, in terms of helping African children.

Shows to Watch

February 4, 2016

Queens of Drama: Turning The Table on Actresses

Queens of Drama takes five established, successful actresses and follows them as they try and create a TV show of their own. This is far from the expected storyline where a group of well-connected Hollywood people easily pitch and sell a show to show business executives. The show begins at the conception of the idea, goes on to the pitch, and then the expected Hollywood politicking that goes on.

The real drama of the show isn’t the production work of the show, it’s the interpersonal relationships between the actors. The show stars Lindsay Hartley, Vanessa Marcil, Chrystee Pharris, Hunter Tyler, Crystal Hunt, and guest appearances of Donna Mills. Each of these actresses brings a special dynamic to the show, including their own ideas of how the TV show should be pitched and produced. As they get closer to their goal of production further obstacles and tribulations arise, placing the whole plan on the edge of disaster.

Crystal Hunt’s experience in Hollywood becomes evident on Queens of Drama as she works with the other actresses in developing the show. She is one of the original three actresses who approach Donna Mills with the idea of a steamy, serialized TV show. Later it appears that Mills is taking the concept further on her own without consulting the women and this particularly annoy Hunt. During this time, Instagram shows that Crystal gets injured during the shooting of the show and her continued participation seems unlikely. The show’s season ended with a cliffhanger episode where it appeared the girls had been double-crossed and abandoned.

Her website indicates Crystal Hunt is a veteran of daytime television shows, appearing as Lizzie Spaulding on Days of Our Lives and as Stacy Morasco in One Life to Live. She began her career when she was 2 as a contestant in beauty pageants where she showcased her acting talent. She then moved on to acting in commercials and eventually landed the character of Lizzie Spaulding. She’s been nominated for a daytime Emmy and has also worked on motion pictures.  Crystal Hunt also has a birthday around the corner.

Queens of Drama’s strength lies in the experience of the actresses in dealing with people just like themselves. People who have been in Hollywood and dealt with executives and production crew know how to deal with each other. They aren’t easily intimidated by big names, big meetings, or the pressures of entertainment deals.

This show is a must watch for anybody who is considering pitching an idea to Hollywood, especially if you are working as part of a creative team. The experiences the women have could happen to any team, and it’s important for people to learn how easily plans can become derailed.

Success in Business

February 3, 2016

CCMP Capital: Choosing A Private Equity Investment Company

Are you trying to find an established private equity firm on Wall street? Wondering why CCMP Capital is very popular in the investment field? If you don’t know how to go about looking for a good investment firm, You will certainly find it very confusing and challenging.

Any person who is trying to find a reputable private equity company, should look no even more than CCMP Capital, one of the most trusted companies in the private equity investment field. Many individuals and businesses all over the world have understood the many benefits of relying on CCMP Capital for appropriate guidance and advice.

Private equity is an investment category offering huge benefits to entrepreneurs, investors and economies as a whole. Most people do not have a good idea of this investment category and its profit potential. At CCMP Capital, highly qualified investment professionals can explain to you how to get into this investment field and what to expect in the long run.

Private equity provides long-term, committed share capital, to help unquoted companies grow and succeed. If you are looking for information on how to start up, expand, buy into a business, revitalize or turnaround a company, you need to get in touch with a reliable private equity firm like CCMP Capital. Providing private equity investment advice and resources to clients is critical to their role as a trusted investment firm.

CCMP Capital provides tremendous help and guidance to entrepreneurs, businesses and all those who want to realize significant returns on their investment. They can also help you, particularly if you are a beginner, to understand how things work in the investment arena. Their goal is to seek out good companies with strong potential for growth. Their fund managers and proactively scour and screen the market for potential investment opportunities and take on a well-researched and highly selective approach to assess these deals.

There is a great deal of information about CCMP Capital, and if you want to learn more about the company can help you achieve your investment goals, simply have a look around their website. Their investment and financial experts are available and ready to provide you with any needed advice or guidance.

Steve Murray, the former President and chief executive officer of CCMP Capital, was a well respected investment professional. Stephen specialized in private equity investment and was committed to rendering the best possible service to his clients. Mr Murray personally mentored many of his associates and team, and he showed great interest in seeing them achieve success in all of their dealings. He was well like by both his clients and his peers. Stephen Murray passed away on March 12. He was 52.

Business Leader,Corporate Compliance Officers

February 2, 2016

Helane Morrison And Other Compliance Officers Need More Power to Stop Corruption

A recent report by Sterling Management suggested that despite the increased number of compliance officers in the country, fraud cases are still on the rise. While issuing the report, company CEO, Kelvin Wilson noted that these CCOs have failed to stop irregularities and corporate scandals. Probed for an explanation, Wilson observed that the situation is aggravated by the fact that these operatives aren’t given the power and authority needed to identify and tame the wrongdoings in their respective places of work before they spiral out of control.

Wilson also observes that the low stature the position is accorded in many organizations as well as the remuneration of these officers are given compared to other officials in the company may also be a contributing factor to the same. He is of the opinion that the enormous wage discrepancy between the CCOs and the rest of the management is a huge barrier to their performance. It is quite intimidating for a lowly paid employee of a stature almost considered junior employee questions a manager whose bonus exceeds his salary a dozen times.
However, Randy Stephens of Nevax Global seeks to differ with Wilson’s proposition of the underperformance exhibited by many CCOs. He is of the opinion that the office holders have a responsibility to make sure they are qualified to hold positions and not just assume it as an afterthought or secondary responsibility. He also believes that a responsible chief compliance officer should be proactive as to spot situations before they develop into major problems while at the same time maintaining independence. 

About Helane Morrison
Helane Morrison is a managing director and CCO of the Hall Capital Partners LLC. She also sits on the company’s Executive Management Committee and also sums up as its general counsel. She has many years of experience both in the legal and investment industries needed in her current position.
Before joining Hall capital, Helane had been working in the private and public sectors of the economy as the regional director of the SEC. Her qualifications in law degree got her working in prominent law firms in the country primarily representing investment companies. This is where she gained relevant experience in money markets that allowed her to shift to the compliance officer’s post.
Reference link:
http://www.hreonline.com/HRE/view/story.jhtml?id=534359800

Bad Press,Check It Out,TV

January 29, 2016

Should We Continue to Use Pennies?

Does it make sense to keep pennies in circulation? With prices such as $9.99, marketers think that the customers feel they’re paying $9 rather than $10.

The fact is that a penny costs more than one cent to make. It’s made of 97.5% zinc, and it’s been costing the American taxpayers over $100 million a year to produce.

On the contrary, the supporters of the penny, including some economists, believe that eliminating it from circulation would raise inflation.

In a recent CNBC Squawk Box interview, U.S. Money Reserve President, Philip Diehl, claimed that the value from using pennies doesn’t cover the costs of producing them.

According to Mr. Diehl, “very few transactions on the market would be affected by the elimination of the penny,” while competitive markets would keep vendors from raising prices.

At present, only 25% of transactions are cash-based, while the rest is done electronically. So, few transactions would actually be affected by the elimination of one-cent coins.

Mr. Diehl had served as the Director of U.S. Mint after being appointed to the post by President Clinton. Currently, he runs U.S. Money Reserve, a top distributor of gold, silver, and platinum coins. The company has clients on all the continents.

The U.S. Money Reserve offers investors precious metals coins of varied sizes, ranging from 1/10 to 1 ounce for the gold coins. Government-issued coins from the United States, Canada, South Africa, and Australia are available, and are guaranteed when it comes to their purity.

The customers receive top quality customer service through a team of dedicated precious metals investment professionals.

The company also offers Individual Retirement Accounts for American investors as a way to diversify into precious metals for retirement savings. The gold bought in an IRA account is held by a custodian, while those looking to buy precious metals outside IRA get outright possession of their investments.

Artificial Intelligence

January 27, 2016

The Development of Artificial Intelligence

Over the decades, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has experienced diverse challenges. Founders and investors have done cycles that have lost and gained billions. Tech leaders such as Yann LeCun, Andrew Ng and Geoffrey Hinton as well as neuroscientists such as Weisel Olshausen have continued to try to make breakthrough in Neuromorphic Engineering, brain research, machine learning and robotics. The technology sector waited for an annunciation of the discovery of Artificial Intelligence and days passed by without the big bang event.

Unknown to most of us, AI has crept into our lives and settled without a fuss. It might be through the Siri voice recognition app by apple, the predictive search by Google or by the automatic friend tagging by Facebook. We have gone for so long without realizing that we heavily depend on Artificial intelligence. In the past years, AI has been able to join the shopping and eCommerce world. These applications came and have continued to grow without people even noticing their existence. A number of these applications are trying to carve a niche that will make them appear different in the market.

Imaged based learning and big data analytics are among the firms stepping in to help companies differentiate their services. According to Deccan Herald, personalization and product discovery has made this quite possible. Online shoppers can now choose the sites that they want, the brand, the pricing and the quality of the product they want. Owing to the various sites and different products, you can narrow your choices by using filters and search key words to get the product and service that you need. AI’s potential can be seen in these applications. However, there are still a number of developments that have to be put in place before these goals are fully realized. This information was originally reported on Deccan Herald.

Slyce Inc is a visual search and recognition firm. Slyce is based in Toronto, Canada. It is the brainchild of Erica Racicot and Cameron Chell. By using images and photos, Slyce has created visual search technology that allows users to identify and shop for the products of their choice. The application has been made available in both mobile and web version.

Slyce has continued to perfect its technology in order to make it easier for clients to use. It has incorporated a universal scanner that makes visual recognition more accurate. This has helped Slyce carve out its niche in the market besides enabling it to partner with retailers offering online shopping services. The universal scanners can easily handle QR codes, coupons and images.

Advice

January 25, 2016

Soros Worries That This Market Is Like 2008

The 2008-2009 stock market is one that most will not soon forget. It was a market where investors lost a lot of money in a very short period of time. It was painful for many, particularly those who needed that money to retire right as the market was taking this tumble. Different people associate it with different causes, but there is no questioning that people do remember it. What is scary to hear is that George Soros is now predicting that the current stock market will be similar to the 2008 market.

Soros is someone to listen to because of the money that he has made in the market. In fact, he has made billions of dollars in the market. He is known for making bold predictions and for being more right than he is wrong. That is how he has gained a reputation that gives him a special reason to pay extra attention to what he has to say.

According to Marketwatch, Soros has stated that problems in the Chinese markets are a big part of what has him worried. He sees that the markets in that country have been behaving very wildly. There are a lot of stocks in the Chinese market that are plummeting at the moment, and the market has a whole has had to be halted multiple times just this week.

To have to use circuit breakers to stop the market means that something desperate has happened. The government does not like to halt trading when they can avoid doing so. Halting trading simply brings about more chaos over time, and that is certainly not something that anyone wants to have.

Aside from the start and stop nature of the halting of markets, China has other underlying problems that seem to have certain traders having a case of the jitters. The growth in China has slowed incredibly. There were years recently when growth in China was between 7 and 9 percent annually. Now, there are whispers that the growth rate for the year in China may well be zero percent. It is troubling investors and it should.

Not everything parallels the 2008 markets of course. It would be rather difficult to find a perfect correlation like that, but there are reasons to be worried. 2008 saw problems with the housing markets that caused a near collapse of the entire system. Today, we are seeing problems with China and there are still lingering debt problems in Greece as well.

The Greek debt issue is something that Soros says that may be an even bigger problem than the whole issue in China. He feels that a lot of people have taken the Greek issue off the table in their minds, but it is far from over. If the issue starts to spread into other markets in the region or in the world, then the overall stock market situation could be dramatically worse than it is today. There are reasons to be worried about a 2008 style market say George Soros and many others.

Business Executive

January 21, 2016

Development of Organogold

Everyone wants to enjoy a beverage without fear. One that hydrates you, tastes great and leaves you refreshed. An enriched beverage is one that has been added micronutrients that leaves the consumer nourished and healthy. This is what Organogold is about, designing such beverages, natraceuticals and personal care products. Through a dedicated team of leaders, marketers and trained personnel, OrganoGold provides the very best of these products, claiming it’s a title as one of the fastest growing multi level Network Marketing Companies in the world.

OrganoGold began in 2008 in RichMond, B.C, with Bernado Chua as the founder. Though an already successful business man, he had a vision and commitment to bringing the ancient Chinese herb known as ganordema to the rest of the world. He was committed to sell a range of healthy bioactive beverages such as coffee and tea made with Ganoderm lucidum fond in the lingzhi mushroom for promotion and sale through an established multi-level marketing distribution network on a whole sale basis, which are offered to consumers for a retailed price. To realize his dream, he brought a board Shane Morand, a Global Master Distributor who was able to motivate and develop leaders all over the world, helping expand the company into 6 continents. Holton Buggs was invited to join the company and promoted and is the executive vice president of international sales. What started as a small shop with only three employees is now a grown Network Marketing Company, now operating in thirty five (35) countries.

OrganoGold products are a wide range of gourmet beverages, natraceaticals and personal care products. These products are specially designed, and are enhanced with ancient chinese herbal remedies to suit any life style. These products are accompanied with knowledge of these special ingredients to the global community. From coffees to teas, toothpaste just to mention a few of OrganoGold products, the company has successfully created new levels of wellness, prosperity and balance.

Besides the above mentioned products OrganoGold, has created an opportunity for the world to benefit through by sponsoring the Og cares foundation. The OG cares foundation is a non-profit organization that is helping create the leaders of tomorrow by enriching the lives of young people around the world. The foundation bridges the youth ho believe that they have no future with the skills they need to be successful in life.

Needless to say, Bernardo Chua has maintained high standards in both quality of products and organtiion skills as the CEO the OrganoGold to ensure a longer life and a future for both the company and the consumers all over the world.

Business Executive

January 15, 2016

Why Kevin Seawright Has Continued To Champion for the Rights of the Oppressed

Over the years, business and technological executives have emerged across the world offering professional services to improve the living standards of people. This has led to increased human interactions thus leading to the emergence and development of new business ideas. Such personalities have contributed immensely in the advancement of human growth and development thus ensuring increased understanding of our environment. Kevin Seawright is one such personality that has invested in the technological advancement in order to better the living standards of people across the United States of America. He is the current Chief Finance Officer and Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development Corporation which is an organization to help the poor and less fortunate in the community to understand their rights in the society. In a recent interview on worldclassmagazines, he has outlined the success story behind him and what steps he took to reach greater heights in life. At the organization, Kevin Seawright intends to develop and improve the lives of people living in Newark through providing accessible internet connectivity through WI-Fi and building a network that will benefit all citizens.

Kevin seawright and the newark community economic development corporation from Kevin Seawright

Kevin Seawright started financial management practices while still a young boy when his parents introduced him to financial stewardship in helping to change the lives of Philadelphia people. Here, he got the moral strength to develop interest in advancing the career in ensuring the poor are always protected from the oppression of the rich. He benefited a lot from formal education and encourages people to seek formal education since it’s the key to success in life. Online education has also provided a good platform for people to get education since majority of higher education students receive lectures through the platform. This has provided the best initiative for many people to engage in education process all round the clock. He acknowledges that success revolves around a healthy relationship with family members and as such people should foster unity with family members. Contributing and giving back to the community is another way of promoting success. The organization is helping the less fortunate and small business people access loans for development since they are often turned away from major banks. As a result, the network has gained a lot of prominent in the region and has continued to attract a lot of attention from people.

Staying happy always contributes to a successful individual. This is according to Kevin Seawright who attributes his success from the strength and love he gets from his younger daughter. This has made him contribute positively through community development programs and lifting the lives of people living in Newark. Sports is another major parts of Kevin Seawright’s life with preference in basketball playing. This initiative have made him source for qualified and upcoming teenagers to train them on the importance of sporting activities.  Kevin is also well known for his love of music, and he frequently posts new tracks he discovers on SoundCloud.

Marketing Tips,Wikipedia Business Page Creation

January 14, 2016

Get Your Wiki Will Make a Wikipedia Page that Will Get Your Business Noticed

Any person who does business online understands the power of having a very strong online presence. Potential customers will be converted to actual clients once they get to read and understand what your business entails. This is the concept that drives the creation of websites and other online pages. As for making Wikipedia pages, the content you put into them matters a lot. There are some basic rules regulating Wikipedia business page creation which must be followed before a page is accepted and uploaded online. One of the rules sets a requirement that citations should be inserted as part of the articles to make reference to the source of the information used. When inserting these citations, it is prohibited to use only references that are related to your business website. Credible references are what your citations should have.

Another rule touches on the kind of content that you put into your Wikipedia page. If you read any Wikipedia page that is up and working, you will notice one thing. The information contained in the pages is very informative and descriptive. You will come across definitions of words and descriptions of the products that a business deals in. The writing guidelines prohibit the publication of purely promotional information. This prohibits writers from using the Wikipedia platform for self-advertising. There are numerous other rules that must be followed before submitting a Wikipedia page for approval. Only experts who have done Wiki writing before have mastered all these rules.

Working with experts at a Wikipedia writing service on this project will eliminate all the stress and trouble you would go through if you prepared your Wikipedia page by yourself. The advantage with experts is that they have mastered the technique of writing an excellent page that will get accepted immediately after submission. They will not waste any time trying to check the rules or consult on the same. This ensures that they complete their writing projects on time meaning that you will have your page submitted as fast as possible. Get Your Wiki is a team of Wiki writers with expertise in this industry. These writers have worked on numerous Wikipedia projects over the years and have mastered the skill involved in the job. If you hire Wikipedia writers with them, you are guaranteed acceptance of your page since it is prepared in compliance with all the relevant rules. If your page is not accepted or is taken down after some time, they guarantee to return your money to you. Visit them at http://www.getyourwiki.com/ and see what they have to offer.