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Andy Wirth Talks About the Drought

One of the most influential individuals in the Tahoe region is Andy Wirth. As a businessman, Andy Wirth not only runs a tight and thriving business, but he is also respected by the community of the Tahoe Valley for constantly asking for advice as well as for comments.

Andy Wirth has been considered to be one of the most down to earth businessmen within the region even though his business is nationally ranked. Andy Wirth is currently the CEO as well as the President of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort.

This ski resort has been passed down for over 70 years among members of the Cushing family. Though Andy Wirth is not a member of the Cushing family he was given ownership of this company has a result of his demonstration of his hard work. Ever since 2010, Andy Wirth has been able to expand the business and even renovate the business with an estimated $70 million.

As a result of this renovation, more and more visitors are coming to the resort. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort was even named to be in the top 20 percent of the ski resorts to visit in the United States. With this headway made already, Andy Wirth has plans to have his ski resort ranked internationally in the next several years.

Andy Wirth has worked hard to build his ski resort and has worked hard to enable visitors to see one of the most beautiful sites in the world. As a businessman, Andy Wirth has truly been successful in combining luxury with the beauty of nature. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSquawValley/posts/10152191670133708 and www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth

Though Andy Wirth owns a prominent ski resort, there has been devastation that has hit the West Coast in the form of a drought. As a owner of a ski industry, Andy Wirth was asked to speak on the KCRW radio station in order to talk about the drought and how it would affect his business.

As a leading member of this industry that relies heavily on rainfall, many people were anxious as to what Andy Wirth had to say and discuss during this interview.

Though Andy Wirth admitted that the ski resort industry in faltering on the West Coast, Andy Wirth also stated that his ski resort has been thriving. This has been due to the fact that Andy Wirth has made many investments to new industries such as the snow making industry.

What this means is that no matter what, the Squaw Valley Ski Resort will always have snow despite the amount of rainfall on an annual basis. In addition to this, Andy Wirth’s resort currently has over 6,000 acres of beautiful ski grounds that will not be going anywhere anytime soon in the near future.

Michael Lacey, Jim Larkin of Larkin and Lacey on Human Rights

When Michael Lacey was arrested with his colleague Jim Larkin, by the ‘Maricopa County Sheriff’, they stood up for their rights. ‘Larkin and Lacey’ sued Joe Arpaio and won a handsome compensation in court. The settlement money they decided to dedicate to assisting human rights organizations and migrant rights organizations in and around Arizona. These two are the founders of ‘Phoenix New Times and Voice Media’.

Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa County Sheriff had the two journalists arrested. Their arrest was as a result of the expose the two had done on grand jury proceedings. These secret proceedings, taking place at night, hoped to recover all the articles these journalists had written touching on the sheriff of the county.

According to the dossier by the journalists, the proceedings also wanted to identify all individuals who read the articles posted on ‘New Times’ online. These journalists asserted their position on human rights by taking the county to court for the violation of their freedoms and rights. Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427427/Jim_Larkin

Their passion for human rights was demonstrated by their resolve to use their settlement award to start a foundation, the ‘Larkin and Lacey Fund’ which caters to human rights issues. The fund also helps other organizations with a human rights advocacy agenda. Organizations that champion migrant rights as well as civic rights are also supported by ‘Larkin and Lacey’.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is one of the organizations that champions human rights. It advocates migrant rights, civil rights and prevents the violation of one and all human rights. The organization’s activities were launched in Britain. Read more: Michael Larcey | Crunchbase

Amnesty International champions the rights of prisoners and pushes governments to observe the international standards on human rights and decencies. Among the awards that this Non -governmental organization has won include the ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ in 1977. It also has the ‘United Nations Prize in Human Rights’ awarded of 1978.

 ‘Justice That Works’

Heather Hamel started the ‘Justice that Works’ organization. The organization works with Ayensa Millan, a lawyer in matters of immigration and also a ‘radio talk show host’. The organization also works with ‘Center for Neighborhood Leadership’ and its director, a certain Mr. Viridana Hernandez. Racial profiling coupled with the disregard of human rights is also an area that ‘Justice that Works’ is passionate about in the Maricopa County. The ideal, for the organization, is a situation where incarcerated folk are not denied their rights.

‘Human Rights First’

‘Human Rights First’ is dedicated to all the issues faced by refugees. The organization appreciates that refugees are victims of abuses and untold suffering. The organization, based in New York, has been in operation since 1978. In the past, issues of anti- Islam and anti-Semitics have drawn the attention of the organization. Read more: Jim Larkin | Crunchbase

The anti-Islam issue became more pronounced after the bombing of the twin towers in USA. Migrants fleeing to Europe and escaping from war torn areas have also been a major concern to this organization. The Darfur issue is one of the interests the organizations pursues.

Jim Tananbaum; an Amazing Healthcare Entrepreneur and Investor

Jim Tananbaum is the current CEO and founder of Foresite Capital. He founded the company in the year 2011. The idea behind the firm was to identify the emerging healthcare entrepreneurs and help them become the leading service providers by increasing their profit margin. He does this by building strong networking systems which help the healthcare firms to access information and capital for their businesses.

Before founding the Foresite Capital, Jim Tananbaum partnered with others and founded other companies including the GelTex and the Theravance healthcare companies. The two companies, in combination, have a market capital of not less than 32 billion dollars. That is not all for Jim, is one of the partners who founded Prospect Venture Partners II and III. He also helped in the improvement of the healthcare services of Sierra venture. Mr. Tananbaum made sure that the healthcare services are well established and also improved the manner in which the services were provided. His other investments include Amira, Healtheon NASDAQ, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals among others. He has in total invested in 77 healthcare companies.

When Jim Tananbaum was interviewed on ideamensch, he said that the idea of investing in the healthcare sector came as a result of his 25 years’ experience as a healthcare entrepreneur and investor. He was able to identify some success keys that would help entrepreneurs and companies to rise to the next level. Jim says that what those in the healthcare firms needed was information, networking, and capital to realize their success. He was willing to provide these key needs to take healthcare entrepreneurs several notches high. Mr. Tananbaum also said that spending more time analyzing situations and practicing due diligence brings more returns than losses. He confessed that there is one secret that he is willing to share with all entrepreneurs. That secret is, they need to look for those who are willing to fund the existing ideas other than chasing for new and great ideas that are yet to come. You can visit Medium to know more.

Jim Tananbaum studied technology in high school combined with computer and math. He also holds a bachelor’s degree and B.S.E.E.F. from Yale University. Still, Jim has an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is also a holder of MS from MIT and MBA from Harvard Business School. He resides in San Francisco, Bay Area. More details can be found on his About.me page.

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Beverly Hills Auto Has the Best Used BMW’s Money Can Buy

Price is often one of the biggest concerns that many potential buyers will struggle with for a significant amount of time when attempting to make a decision about possibly purchasing an automobile. Very often, this has to do with the desire for reduced monthly payments in order to make the purchase economically affordable. If this is a concern that you are dealing with, it would be wise to consider looking into the purchase of a used BMW instead of one that is brand new. The biggest benefit that you are going to see when selecting a used automobile would be the limited impact to your finances.

 

Beverly Hills Auto can help to make the purchase of a used BMW as easy as possible. Do not limit yourself to assuming that you need to buy a brand new car. Instead, take advantage of affordable pricing and a large selection to get the best value for your money.

Feeding Your Furry Friend

Puppies are constantly growing and developing, and Purina understands what they need in order to develop healthily. The amount of food, as well as the kind of food they need changes a lot in the early years of their lives. Beneful Healthy Puppy dry dog food has real meat, whole grains and vegetables to nourish your new family member. Added DHA helps to support healthy brain and vision development.

It is important to meet a puppy’s specific nutritional needs by feeding them Beneful Healthy Puppy chow for their first year of life. Your furry friend may even enjoy a mixture of wet and dry food to spice up his or her meals. After your puppy turns one year old you can gradually switch to one of Beneful’s many adult dog foods. Each Beneful Healthy Puppy food package offers feeding tips on how much and how often to feed your puppy. Make sure to consult the feeding guide as the recommended amounts and frequency changes every few weeks to accommodate your quickly growing friend.

No matter what breed your new friend is, your puppy’s nutritional needs are important to you and to Purina, and Purina has you covered. Check out Beneful’s website for more tips on puppy care.

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Eric Pulier Embodies The Definition of ‘Philantropreneur’

What is a philantropreneur? In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, it was first used by the Wall Street Journal in 1999 to describe an emerging new breed of business person who combines wealth-building entrepreneurial activities with philanthropy – and based on this definition is might be said the term is synonymous with the name of Eric Pulier.

 

Since he graduated from Harvard University with a degree in English and American literature, Eric Pulier has gone on to become one of the most successful businessmen in the United States and the world.

 

In 1991 he founded People Doing Things, a company that developed innovative processes that revolutionized the way things are done in the health care and education industries. In 1994 he founded Digital Evolution, a company that enables businesses of all kinds embrace the power of the Digital Age.

 

From the very beginning, however, Pulier has been driven to find ways for his entrepreneurial ventures to benefit as many people as possible, including tens of thousands of less fortunate people. Eric Pulier’s vision of “doing business” is inexorably tied to the idea of “uplifting all society.”

 

For example, Pulier has been a consistent contributor to a number of non-profit organizations, including the X-Prize Foundation which sponsors competitions to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems.

 

Eric Pulier has also been an avid supporter of the Painted Turtle, an organization that provides camps for kids with chronic illnesses. It has served more than 49,000 children with 73 different forms of illness since 2004. Kids attend totally free of charge where they can reclaim the joy of just being kids while dealing with serious medical conditions.

 

To date, Eric Pulier has founded, co-founded or funded 15 successful companies. These include SOA Software, MediaPlatformm, Desktone and US Media Interactive LLC.

 

What will Eric Pulier do next? The sky seems to be the limit. There’s always another entrepreneurial venture or philanthropic cause that needs creating or requiring resources — just the thing for a restless doer and thinker driven to make a difference in the world.

Avaaz, Global Advocacy for the 21st Century

Avaaz is a global online civic organization that promotes activism on several progressive issues including climate change, poverty, legal reform and civil rights. The organization uses an online platform to communicate with its members and organize its campaigns. The Avaaz community is active in 15 languages and is administered by thousands of volunteers from over 30 countries.

Avaaz’s use of new technology allows it to work more efficiently and effectively than traditional international citizen’s groups and social movements. The whole organization has a single team that works on all the issues and campaigns. This takes away the need to create a new staff, budget and decision-making structure for each new issue. It also gives each campaign a higher level of flexibility and scope.

Avaaz’s online community can act like a megaphone to call attention to new issues; a lightning rod to channel broad public concern into a specific, targeted campaign; a fire truck to rush an effective response to a sudden, urgent emergency; and a stem cell that grows into whatever form of advocacy or work is best suited to meet an urgent need,” according to Avaaz.org.

Launched in 2007, Avaaz was founded by MoveOn.org and Res Publica, a global civic advocacy group, according to Avaaz.org. Individual co-founders include Executive Director Ricken Patel, Jeremy Heimans, David Madden, Eli Pariser, Tom Perriello, Tom Pravda and Andrea Woodhouse. Avaaz‘s senior leadership team has served at the US State Department and Amnesty, and has been active in over 20 war zones including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Sudan and Afghanistan.

Different Ways People Find Fabletics

In many cases, people are going to have their go to store for clothes. It doesn’t matter what type of store they choose for their clothing needs. The type of store people choose depends on quite a few factors. Among the factors that it depends on is how closely the store is to the aesthetic that the customer wants to achieve. If the brand comes very close to the aesthetic of the customer, then it is going to be get a lot of business from the customer. Of course some customers shop for clothes in order to save money on items. People that are more serious about fashion are going to find themselves looking for different clothing stores.

 

There are many ways for people to find the store they want. Among the ways people look for clothing stores are walking through the mall and looking online. For people that shop online, there are a lot of good stores such as Fabletics that offer them the aesthetic they want. When they see the different styles and ways that the pieces of clothing are put together, then they are going to be curious about what there is to offer. Fortunately, they are going to be brought into a new world with a new way of shopping.

 

Fabletics is very innovative in their approach to shopping. For one thing, they focus more on getting a sale from their customers as opposed to attracting an audience. They also want to make sure that the customers they get are interested in becoming loyal shoppers. Therefore, they make sure that they get information from their customers before the customer even buys a product. While the customer does get a preview of the items that are available, Fabletics has them take a quiz in order to show them the items they want based on their choices.

 

This customer oriented approach is effective in a multitude of ways. For one thing, the customers are more likely to shop from the brand frequently. At the same time, the store will have very few items left over. Therefore, the amount of money lost is minimal.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Launches New Integrative Tool

Did you know that Cancer Treatment Centers of America is now using Clinical Pathways? This new data center, launched with the help of AllScripts and NantHealth is now a key part of how treatment works at CTCA. This custom technical solution is just what the doctor ordered for CTCA, as they continue to work toward ensuring that each patient gets the treatment they need to fight their unique case with cancer. This treatment solution is to be integrated with ease, and with as many appropriate treatment options as possible. This data has been reviewed and used by hundreds of oncologists around the country, and generally this data is often pushed to the side only for the use of publication in journals, rather than used for the good of integrating into a treatment plan.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America is based out of Boca Raton, Florida, and has five hospitals that are a part of its network around the country. This for-profit network of hospitals is dedicated to the treatment of cancer and the well-being of the whole patient as well as their families. Serving patients around the United States is what the CTCA is for, and now new integrative therapies are showing promise for these patients and their outcome. The main goal of the CTCA is to address the true and immediate need of the patient along with the advanced technology that can best help the doctor and the patient get the desired results of their treatment.

The very first center was founded in 1988, and has grown into a fine network of hospitals to help patients get care around the country. The basis for their approach is always compassion while making sure that all patients get the very best care and help that they can get while restoring hope to the patient.

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Lori Senecal is a Shy Introvert with a Strong Personality

Can a shy introvert excel in an industry where those with small personalities get chewed up and spit out? The answer is yes. Lori Senecal managed to do just that. Becoming the first global CEO of CP+B as a woman. Her personality may be small, but it is definitely not weak. She has indeed become known for her robust personality, as well as, her ability to steadily develop innovative advertising techniques.

Senecal was able to overcome her shyness because of her willingness to venture outside of her comfort zone. This fearlessness allowed her to develop social skills introverts don’t naturally possess. Though a bit overwhelmed in the beginning she managed to push through her insecurities and is no doubt stronger for it. Now she’s able to give important speeches in front of large audiences.

Senecal first became interested in starting a career in the advertising business while coaching gymnastics. As a coach she had to learn the proper way to communicate her ideas to other people to reach a common goal. She loved coaching but became unsure of her career ambitions and felt like the leadership qualities she learned as a coach would be effective in business. Lori Senecal graduated from Montreal’s McGill University with a degree in business.  Follow her on Twitter

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Senecal had her first real breakthrough when she landed the position of Canadian lead on the Coca Cola account. In 2003 she would leave the company and move to New York. In the U.S. she cemented herself as a top notch professional in the industry with her run with KBS. The agency was in in a complete decline when she was brought in to do her magic. Many thought the agency was a lost cause, but not Senecal. She performed a miracle and the agency turned completely thanks to her innovative methods. She changed the entire company’s culture for the better and completed it resurrection process.

In an article on Huffingtonpost, her heroics drew the attention of CP+B, who were looking for an individual to take on the moniker as the agency’s first global CEO.

 

Honey Birdette; Growth and Use of Technology to Increase Sales

Business in the fashion industry has grown massively in the recent days. This growth is becoming rapid through the help of technology. Companies use e-commerce and online platforms to increase their target customers and their sales. Honey Birdette is not left out on this issue. Honey Birdette is a company that was founded in Brisbane Australia by Eloise Monaghan. It was established in 2006. A US online store was launched after a rapid increase of 374% in sales within a period of 12 months.

This new e-commerce platform has expanded the customer base and improved the customer experience. They offer delivery services to their clients in the US. They have a free delivery service for those who purchase products worth 50 dollars and above. Honey Birdette is also increasing its retail stores targeting premium locations where they can reach and serve their target customers. It plans to expand its UK stores count as it also targets the US market for more retail openings in future. This will make it more accessible to its wide range of customers across the continent. Honey Birdette has close to 10 stores in Australia where it was founded. They have competitive prices for their products that range from 35 dollars for briefs and 60 dollars for bras.

Honey Birdette expanded its territorial boundaries by opening its first store outside Australia last year. They established other stores in Leeds Victoria and Westfield white city. Honey Birdette is set to open more stores. It has revealed the opening of 40 stores by the end of the year and ten more stores at Westfield Stratford Leeds Newcastle and Liverpool. Honey Birdette has opened its first sensuality online boutique with a presence on both Facebook and Pinterest. The site is easy to navigate because it is detailed. It is meant to serve three regions that include United States-Canada, United Kingdom-Europe, and Australia-New Zealand. The future of all businesses across the world is online. Honey Birdette has embraced it and is making great waves in the fashion industry.