One of the most hated members of the beverage industry; bottled water makers don’t have it easy. Bottled water is one of the most popular drinks in the world among consumers, yet the market isn’t an easy game. A big hole in the market was seen by Ryan Emmons, founder of Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water. That hole needed to be filled by his company, one with a base of socially conscious elements. Learn more about Waiakea Water: http://www.grubstreet.com/2017/01/whats-the-best-bottled-water.html?mid=twitter_grubst
According to PR News Wire, Waiakea water nailed every component by giving consumers a sustainable product that holds health benefits. The packaging is environmentally friendly and the company itself gives back to the community. As a young boy in an industry full of older men, Ryan Emmons needs to create a company that made consumers happy on multiple levels.
Within three years of its founding, Waiakea water achieved a 4,000 percent growth. For the 25 year old, that is no small feat. The company’s annual growth rate is around 170 percent. His small company began by selling a little over 2,000 cases each year to selling more than 122,000. Waiakea’s current value is estimated at around $10 million, the exact amount in miles of ocean that surrounds the source of Waiakea’s water.
Organic Authority has it that Waiakea springs their water from one of the most sustainable resources on the planet. Their water comes from the rain and snowmelt on the peak of the Mauna Loa volcano, in Hawaii. That water passes through almost 15,000 feet of volcano before it reaches the Waiakea facility. This journey gives the water a unique composition, full of potassium, calcium, and magnesium. It’s also packed with electrolytes and is naturally alkaline.
The company is also based on its social responsibilities. Waiakea shares their wealth with their charity partner, PumpAid. For every liter of water that is sold, Waiakea donates 650ML of water through PumpAid to give to African communities in need. Thus far, Waiakea has helped donate more than 500 million liters of clean water to underprivileged areas.
Waiakea water packaging is also eco-friendly. Not only is their packaging made entirely from recycled bottles, but it also takes almost 85 percent less energy to manufacture those bottles than any other company. Their water source replenishes itself every 30 days, at a recharge rate of 1.4 billion gallons of water per day.
Tammy Mazzocco loves her calling as a real estate professional. She began her career as a secretary of a commercial real estate company and then she was the manager of a condominium development for seven years. During her tenure there, her boss convinced her to get her real estate license so she could participate in some of the real estate deals he was involved with. That was in 1995.
She was then the licensed assistant to a top RE/MAX producer, and while there she saw and realized how profitable real estate could be. In 1999 Tammy went into the real estate business full-time, and she has not regretted a second of it. Tammy had a few good mentors along the way, and she listened to all the advice she was given.
One of Tammy’s favorite sayings is, “Don’t take yourself so seriously, live without fear of failure, and don’t settle.”
Tammy Mazzocco was asked that as a self-employed realtor what does she repeatedly do that she would recommend to others. Her reply was, “I like to treat my client’s time and investments just the same as I would treat my own. I don’t focus on the commissions at the end of the deal. I stay in the moment and focus on the deal and what is best for the client at all times.”
Tammy is consistent as she strives to repeat the things that work and to discard the things that don’t. For example, when she was new in the real estate business she had trouble approaching people about their finances, and she was frustrated with her poor qualification of leads. So she borrowed some scripts from some more experienced agents and read them aloud until she felt comfortable with it.
The lesson is that if a person has a dream, and works at attaining that dream, there is nothing stopping them from that objective but themselves. Tammy Mazzocco is the best example of that.
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The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has taken a significant step in cementing it’s pledge to support continued research in the fast-growing and life-changing field of precision medicine with the creation of the Omar Boraie Chair in Genomic Science. Endowments such as this one speak volumes to the prestigious university’s acknowledgement of and dedication to a level of academic discipline that is displayed only at the finest institutions of higher learning in the world. This action confirms the university’s promise to continue with it’s support toward the progression of this so-important field. The Chair’s name is in honor of New Brunswick developer Omar Boraie, who has pledged his support of the chair in the amount of $1.5 million. This incredibly generous donation highlights Rutgers’ “18 Chair Challenge”, a campaign in which every donation of $1.5 million made in support of each of the university’s 18 chairs will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous anonymous donor. This will make it possible for the campaign to raise an incredible $3 million per chair.
A young yet rapidly-growing and developing field, genomic science is already serving to change the face of cancer diagnosis in the medical field as well as how treatment is decided upon and undertaken. Genetic principles are applied to the more traditional methods of studying and treating malignant tumors. This provides Oncologists with a greater number of options with regard to customization of treatments and therapy plans with which they will be able to achieve a greater number of positive and life-saving results. President Barack Obama used his State Of The Union Address recently to announce the creation of a nationwide initiative which would concentrate solely on researching and developing cures for several life-threatening conditions, cancer being among the most prominent of those conditions. Called the Precision Medical Initiative, the initiative will further expand the ability of experts in the various fields to work more closely together to create these treatments and cures to save lives.
Gene sequencing is a science which is at the forefront of Rutgers Cancer Institute’s cancer studies, focusing on the early discovery and identification of tumors and subsequent effective patient care. The university holds the distinction of being one of the medical facilities in the United States to be at the forefront of utilizing this type of precision medical approach. This led to new methods of therapy – and successful treatment – for those who were stricken with many lesser-known cancers.
Omar Boraie’s impressive background in Chemistry as well as his avid interest in cancer research has led him to become one of the top developers in this field. His endowment and support of the Omar Boraie Chair in Genomic Science speaks to his dedication and humanity in the search for treatments of this disease.
George Street Photo and Video is a company that specializes in wedding photography. Their services are available in numerous locations, including Atlanta, Georgia and Miami, Florida.
George Street has taken photos and videos in various locations throughout Miami, including Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami Marine Stadium and Key Biscayne Parks, The Ancient Spanish Monastery, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, South Point Park, and the Four Seasons Hotel. For anyone planning to wed in Miami, George Street has a portfolio of photos they have taken in the most beautiful locations.
George Street captures your most precious moments together in some of the most scenic venues throughout Atlanta, including the Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club, McDaniel Farm Park in Duluth, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Stone Mountain, Old Mill Park, and the Cator Woolford Gardens.
For pricing, availability, and more information about George Street Photos and Video, visit the website at http://www.georgestreetphoto.com/
Mobile phones are populated with all kinds of dating apps covering a wide range of relationships from casual to serious, heterosexual to homosexual, and so on. Among them is a shining beacon among females that allows them to take control in the dating world that has long been dominated and determined by men. Created by Whitney Wolfe, a co-founder of Tinder that grew tired of the sexist culture that Tinder enabled, Bumble is a dating app that lets women “make the first move.”
As a 26-year-old woman in the tech industry who was also sexually harassed at Tinder herself, Whitney Wolfe is no stranger to the trials women face. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Wolfe stated, “If you look at where we are in the current heteronormative rules surrounding dating, the unwritten rule puts the woman a peg under the man—the man feels the pressure to go first in a conversation, and the woman feels pressure to sit on her hands.”
Bumble benefits both women and men because it takes the pressure off of both sides to start the conversation, because that part is already decided. Women can go into a conversation knowing they’re interested and gain the confidence to pursue what they really want. And the men who have no problem with a woman taking the lead are also said to be of more professional quality, as Kristina’s roommate stated in Kristina and Eric’s success story on Bumbleblog. Kristina and Eric just celebrated their 1-year anniversary in January.
Whitney Wolfe has been named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. Through her self-proclaimed 100 percent feminist app, and passion for helping young women feel strong and comfortable in their own skin, Wolfe is a woman to watch and learn from.
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People around the world love wine. The internet, however, is drawing so many of us to experience what we love in many different ways, no longer do you have to troll the aisles at your local package store, vacillating about trying something new, or going with what you know. Many people love wine, but branching out and finding new wines, and perhaps ones you might enjoy more than that which you currently drink, can take time and some investigation. Unfortunately, for many, this is not really something that is going to happen.
UKV PLC will take the walking through the aisles of the local wine shop, or exhaustive time spent driving to vineyards for samplings, away from your list of responsibilities, and will instead send you whatever you need. Should you need some help deciding what you want, and narrowing down your choices, there are consultants available to speak with. This company might also represent the easiest way to purchase varied cases of wine for large events, like weddings for example.
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With a focus on almost exclusively selling higher-end wines and champagne, the quality you get from this company will undoubtedly impress. The wines they will sell are investment-grade, and their stock comes from some of the most venerated vineyards throughout Italy, Spain and France. Their stock lends that although many buy their wine for the sole purpose of immediate consumption, they also carry sufficient stock for those that like to collect wine. It can easily be a great investment, and buying a bottle today that grow in value throughout the years, is also a nice way to plan for celebratory events that have yet to present themselves.
UKV PLC makes it possible for people all over the world to gain access to some of the best wines in Europe, and an eclectic mix at that. Gone are the days of traveling, or finding a wine salesperson to connect you to varieties and international wine options; UKV PLC has brought it right to your front door.
Introverts that may be interested in coming out of their shell may consider the route for direct sales. When they make the decision to do this there are all types of opportunities that await them.
One of the best direct sales opportunities lies within the selling of wine. The Traveling Vineyard is one such company that allows people that are interested in the selling of wine to become a leader in their area. It does not matter where someone lives. If they are interested in selling premium wines the Traveling Vineyard is able to provide them with all of the tools that they need to be successful.
The success of the concept is based on the business model. The way that it works is as follows: inexperienced wine consultants will be groomed for the business of direct sales by other consultants that have already gained the necessary experience that is needed to do the job. This is a great way to build a team and expand regardless of your geographical location.
The way that this model is implemented has a lot to do with the success of the people that become consultants. The great thing about the Traveling Vineyard is that the consultants never feel like they are alone. Even if they have never tasted any wine before they have the ability to gain knowledge on the different type of wines that are available. They get the chance to learn about the process and all of the different types of wine that people may be interested in. The experienced consultant has the ability to guide new consultants towards what is popular and any upcoming changes that may affect their business.
The grim reality is that direct sales is a difficult thing to start off with if you are new to it. Fortunately, the Traveling Vineyard has one of the most dynamic business models around because there are experienced consultants and there are also conferences throughout the year that provide even more training. This gives new consultants that are trying to establish themselves with indirect sales for wine a great advantage. They have the ability to meet new people and gain ideas that can really help them sell more wine.
The Traveling Vineyard has a plethora of different wines for consumers to choose. This is another thing that makes the process of consulting about wines easier for many Traveling Vineyard Representatives.
If you have bought sporting apparel at Amazon recently, you know how challenging this process has become. It is difficult to know how the items will fit until you have them in your hand, and more often than not you return them to find your size is now out of stock or discontinued.
Women have found a new way to shop that is unlike anything they have experienced in years, and it is all thanks to Fabletics.
Fabletics was co-founded by Kate Hudson, and has transformed the sports apparel buying experience. With super low prices and free shipping on all orders, you might want to take a closer look at how this company is changing the way you shop for yoga pants and workout equipment.
To start, your very first order is only $25 with free shipping. So that $149 yoga pants set you have had your eye on will be delivered to your door for $25 shipped. Fabletics has taken the reverse showrooming and made it part of their appeal. It works like this, you hit a showroom and find some workout apparel you want but are not ready to buy. The store automatically places those items in your online shopping cart, so the next time you log into your account, there are all the pieces of apparel you already tried on and love.
After your first order has been delivered, you are encouraged to return to the Fabletics website and fill out a Lifestyle Quiz. Once completed, you are now a VIP member who will enjoy everything they sell for $49.95. That means the 2-piece yoga pants set you just saw in the store for $123 is yours for $49.95 with free shipping. Compare that to Amazon, where Prime members get 2 days shipping at a cost of $79+ a year. What kind of VIP treatment is that?
Where Fabletics really raises the bar is with the shopping assistant you are assigned after becoming a VIP member. The sales associate will match a new item each month with your profile quiz answers, and add it to your cart. If you want the item, you checkout as usual. You also have the option to pass on it or skip shopping this month. Nothing ever ships from Fabletics without your approval first.
Let’s take a look at what women around the country are saying about their unique Fabletics shopping experience.
Gina commented at Krazy Lady coupon, “I keep coming back each month just to see what items my sales team pick out for me. I have not been disappointed yet!”
Victoria commented at Trust Pilot, “I love the quality of the items I order at Fabletics. Everything is durable and I look great when I head to the gym to get in a workout.”
Susan remarked at A Foodie Stays Fit, “The prices can not be beat, the shipping is free, the merchandise is high-quality, and Kate Holmes is associated with the company! I love everything about shopping at this website.”
The Highland Capital Management, L.P. Cofounder and President, James Dondero stated that his firm was granted a $1 million challenge award to assist The Family Place, Dallas top notch organization that supports the victims who have experienced family violence, find capital of about $2.8 million for the next six months for its legacy campaign. All this was revealed during the Family Place Award Luncheon at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
The grant will match the 50 percent of any funds which was raised up for the capital campaign up to $1million for that moment until April 4th, 2017, the grant will be served by the Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc. the arm of the Highland Capital Management whose responsibility is to handle the philanthropic activities.
From October 4th, 2016 the Family place has managed to come up with $200, 000 for the Legacy campaign that is expected to be equal with $100,000 with the help of the Highland’s financial funds. The Family Place will be successful in its campaign in its goal in the raising $16.5 million after it raises the $2.8 million that is left to meet that target.
The Family Place Legacy Campaign seek to support the building and running of the new Central Dallas Counselling Center that is meant for family victim named in respect of Ann Moody. The building is designed by recognized architect firm known as Corgan. The Ann Moody Place has 13 emergencies shelter bedrooms, dental as well as the medical clinic, a call center, several private as well as group counseling rooms meant for children as well as adult and multi-utility spaces for job training.
James Dandero the president and co-founder of the Highland Capital Management are successful Dallas-based hedge fund manager who has excelled through the management of his firm. He is rich in experience, and thus this has made Dondero as one of the most sought-after hedge fund managers. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated above board leadership skills through the works that he has done in the firms he has served.
James journey started in 1984 in the Morgan Guaranty training program where he was serving as analyst. During the course of his career, he went on to serve huge companies such as American Express in the position of the Analyst and Portfolio Manager. His success is as result of hard work and dedication.
Investing in commodities, foreign exchange, precious metals or any other area can be tricky. Insightful advice and guidance from an experienced professional can make the difference between success and failure. Igor Cornelsen is one such person. For several decades he has been considered an investment expert in Brazil and worldwide. His reputation was built not only on the success of many of his clients, but also on his experience working in some of the world’s largest banks and most lucrative companies. This enables him to give accurate investment advice about world markets.
These days Cornelsen is the principal behind the investment firm Bainbridge Group Incorporated. Through this firm he dispenses unmatched investment advice and guides people to lucrative opportunities. He has also helped numerous people to capitalize on stock markets all over the world. Cornelsen is also hailed as the man with the most knowledge about investing in Brazil. The country’s stock markets are seen as particularly volatile, but Igor Cornelsen has long proven himself adept at anticipating the Brazilian markets and the country’s economic fortunes.
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Igor Cornelsen played a role in the leadership of some of Brazil’s largest and wealthiest banks and businesses for many years. This endows him with an understanding of the Brazilian markets and economy few can match. To many people he is the perfect investment advisor for today’s volatile international markets on icrowdnewswire.com. He can help people identify which companies to avoid and which ones to invest in for the long term. Cornelsen can also help clients develop the type of diversified portfolio required to shield them from major losses and improve their chances of making money.
After many years of guiding top level banks and businesses as well as governments, Cornelsen now shares his knowledge, experience and advice with the average investor at http://igorcornelsen.tripod.com/. He is able to share an insiders perspective of what to expect from companies depending on social and economic conditions and how government regulations could impact a company in the short and long term. Cornelsen offers the type of advice that makes investing a lot less confusing and improves the investor’s chances of being successful.