Drought Brings Lack of Water and Energy

The economy in the country of Venezuela is teetering on absolutely falling apart, as hyperinflation has absolutely wrecked the currency, with all sorts of other terrible things going on simultaneously. The bulk of water that the country uses comes from a large dam, with the energy being derived from the same dam, meaning the very energy that powers the country is ultimately determined by the amount of water that region receives each year. This has not been a major problem in the past, but according to expert Adrian Jose Velasquez Figueroa the fact that there has been such a massive drought this year has led to not only water and food shortages, but energy shortages as well.

This has even led the country to declare three and two day work weeks until the problem has been fixed, but things have continually gotten worse and worse. The Guri dam provides sixty percent of the countries energy, and based on the fact that the dam is just about the lowest it has ever been, the drought seems to be one of the biggest problems, added Jose Velasquez Figueroa. The water levels have gotten so low that the country has been forced to shut off quite a bit of the turbines, which create energy. While there has been little trickles of rain over the last few weeks, there has not been any amount of rain that would even cause a dent in the problem, so the country continues to wait.

 

Learning to Create Your Own Vision of Success

Bernardo Chua, from the Philippines, has risen to be a global force in entrepreneurship. His business savvy has propelled him to a plethora of success with his very own company Organo Gold. It has afforded him opportunities to educate, mentor others and offer them prospects to thrive as well.

Chua started out as an employee at company Gano Excel out of the Philipines, where he eventually moved to California as a manager. He had a different dream on how to use the familiar herb, ganoderma lucidium, utilized in his native country, which also was used as an ingredient in products manufactured by Gano Excel. The health benefits of this particular herb are tremendous and he later created a beverage that is a healthier alternative that increases health and wellness.

Organo Gold was created beginning with only 3 employees and has since then, has increased to over thousands of employees, in over 35 countries. As a result of Chua’s success, he has earned several escalades. His awards include Direct Sales Company Executive of the Year, which was won on multiple occasions and Industry Dangal ng Bayan Award. In 2015 Chua added 2 more Dangal ng Bayan Awards to his impressive resume and was recognized as an Outstanding Global Entrepreneur. His company received two People’s Choice Awards for Best Gourmet Organic Health Coffee and Number One Global Network Marketing Company.

Bernardo Chua understands and came to realize first as a young man, his vision could and would be achieved with hard work and persistence. He now teaches this to the younger generation too.
Reach out to Bernardo Chua on Twitter @OGBernie.

George Soros: Not Standing Still

Anytime investor George Soros makes a move of any kind, it is sure to garner attention and rightfully so. The man has earned a solid reputation in the world of investing. It is a tricky game, filled with ups and downs, and everything in between. Because of this, it is important to have your pulse on what is going on, what moves to make, and how to react to certain situations. There are times where the best course of action is to do nothing. There are other times where it is important to act quickly and not waste a moment. You gain that knowledge by having years and years of experience. Quite frankly, you can’t put a price tag on experience and the knowledge that comes with it. Either you have it or you don’t.

George Soros has plenty of experience and that has helped make him a billionaire. That doesn’t happen by accident and you don’t just fall into that type of money. Recently, he made a few moves which made headlines as I stated previously. These moves were described and I quote as, “big, bearish investments.” Anytime you hear the words big and bearish, you stand up and pay attention. These aren’t moves to be taken lightly. He hasn’t made any action in a while, so when he does, you know he sees something and is ready to pounce.

Read more:
George Soros | The New York Review of Books

A Bearish George Soros Is Trading Again

The Soros Fund Management is in charge of $30 billion dollars for the Soros Family. That is not to be taken lightly. That shows they have been on top of things and haven’t let their guard down. Quite frankly, you can’t in today’s economy, even for one second. They sold stocks, purchased gold and shares in gold miners. They had noticed a rough outlook for the economy and decided it was time to do something about it. You don’t wait for things to get bad and then react. You stay one step ahead of the curve and you make the moves ahead of time. This way, you aren’t caught off guard and nothing is too overwhelming for you or too stressful.

George Soros is like a great quarterback in the fourth quarter. Instead of throwing interceptions, he is throwing touchdowns. He is making all of the right throws, reading the defense, and responding the right way. With moves like this, he is sure to keep moving forward and keep making progress. He takes this very seriously and everything is thought through very, very thoroughly. He looks at every possible angle, scenario, and situation. Nothing is done also without consulting with his team. He knows it takes a team effort and he needs to lean on his company to help as well.

Learn more about George Soros:

https://www.thestreet.com/story/13604583/1/as-george-soros-makes-huge-bearish-bets-should-you-follow-his-lead.html

http://www.forbes.com/profile/george-soros/

Linda Owen Named Charitable Giving Manager of Highland Capital

Highland Capital Management has recently named Linda Owen as its new charitable giving manager. This position will entail overseeing all of the firm’s philanthropic activities and making sure that all of its goals are met in this aspect of the firm. Owen has a very impressive background as a non profit and charitable organization manager. She was formerly with The Dallas Foundation as its President along with Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. Since her stints with these two organizations she is now currently a well known civic leader in Dallas. With her extensive experience she is likely to be a great addition to Highland Capital Management. She is quite familiar with Highland Capital’s charitable activities as she was once part of The Dallas Foundation which manages the firm’s philanthropic endeavors. Linda Owen looks to help Highland Capital make a difference in society and the local Dallas community on a regular basis.

Since the firm makes approximately $3 million per year in charitable contributions is always looks to get the most out of its charity budget. In order to help get the most out of its charitable funds, Highland Capital makes their donations through The Dallas Foundation. Therefore the firm is able to make contributions to a number of causes such as education, veteran’s affairs, healthcare, and also community causes in Dallas. It also donates to certain organizations as well. Highland Capital Management regularly donates its funds to the Perot Museum of Natures and Science, the American Heart Association, the Center for Brain Health, the Dallas Zoo and also the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

James Dondero is the current president and co founder of Highland Capital Management. James founded the firm back in the early 1990’s and has made it into a highly successful finance firm which specializes in hedge funds and credit management. Dondero has been able to make this firm among the best in the world. He began his career as a credit investor as a trainee and then eventually became a top finance manager with American Express. After managing up to $2 billion in assets, he decided to use this experience start up his own firm.

Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160608006430/en/James-Dondero-Teams-Dallas-Civic-Leader-Linda

Additional Links:

http://www.insidermonkey.com/hedge-fund/highland+capital+management/173/

https://www.nexbank.com/james-dondero.htm

Achieving the Perfect Summer Style Using Wen by Chaz

Every woman desires the elusive summer hairstyle. These are the styles that are often seen on the covers of fashion magazines, but are rarely seen in reality. When this perfect summer hairstyle is seen, women often wonder how on earth to achieve it. In an answer to this question, companies like Wen hair by Chaz have develop products to help women effortlessly create these styles without having to visit a salon or having to pay ridiculously high prices for it.  Chaz Dean has successfully helped thousands of women all around the world create and successfully sustain hairstyles that are enviable and fabulous.
The most difficult thing about creating the perfect summer hairstyle is the fact that hot summers are one of the most harsh times for maintaining a hairstyle. The constant heat can cause extreme dryness which usually leads to hair breakage. High temperatures can also lead to dry scalp and the development of conditions like dandruff and scalp psoriasis. These conditions can ultimately result not only in breakage, but in reduced hair growth. High temperatures usually also lead to increased sweating, which most women know is terrible for the maintenance of a hairstyle. These are just a few of the barriers that women face to the creating of the perfect summer hairstyle.

By including products like WEN hair by Chaz’s line of conditioners and nourishing hair treatments, women can successfully defeat the obstacles that come along with summer heat. Wen by Chaz features a line of products that are designed specifically to coat and protect each stand of hair on an individual basis to create hair that is resilient, sleek, shiny, and strong. This greatly increases the ease with which individuals can create and maintain superior summer styles. By using this product, many women have revitalized dull and dry hair. View this Wen by Chaz review to read one users particular hair care journey with the product line. Wen hair is available online via Ebay.

Read more: http://www.wen.com/before-after.html

Brian Bonar Scoops the Highest Honor in the Professional Networking Community

Brian Bonar, the Chairman and also CEO of the Dalrada Financial Corporation was named the Cambridge’s Who’s Who Finance Executive of the year. It is a great honor to be included in this list as only two men and two women from each discipline are usually lucky to be named as the executives of a certain year. The selection committee selects the special honorees on the basis of academic achievements, professional accomplishments and their leadership abilities.

He has almost 30 years of relevant experience in professional management, financial sector. He is therefore positioned uniquely to ensure the daily operations run smooth at Dalrada Financial Corporation. He had also served as the company’s CEO and chairman. These positions had made him responsible for a number of employer and employee benefits and other aftermarket products. The company usually works as the marketing liaison to enable the supply of a large variety of employee programs to its clients for business efficiency to be increased. These include the risk management insurance, employee benefits, financial management and the business and promotional management services. Bonar is also the Chair and CEO of the Smart-Tek Automated Services, Inc. He is also the President of the Allegiant Professional Business Service Inc. He is a Ph.D. holder and a professional affiliate of the American Finance Association.

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Board of Directors – Dalrada Financial

Brian Bonar Receives Professional Networking Community’s Highest Honor

About Brian Bonar

Brian Bonar is a finance executive who is successful and popular in equal measure. He is currently the leader at Trucept, Inc and had worked previously in Dalrada Financial Corporation. He is famed for building business structures that really work; this can be attributed to the technical background that he possesses. He has previously worked for a host of companies like IBM as a procurement Manager. At QMS he was the director of engineering and was in charge of more than 100 people. At Adaptec, he assumed the role of a Sales Manager and after sometime he ventured into his own company christened Bezier Systems. He has also served as the director of the Tradeshow Products Inc. from 2008, American Marine LLC, Boys and Girls Club of the Greater San Diego and Warning Management Services Inc. he was also the director at Allegiant Professional Business Services and the Solvis Group Inc.

At Dalrada Financial Services, he is revered and described as a colleague who is wonderful and helpful. He has specialized in acquisitions and mergers by opting for a personable and creative life approach. He combines an engineer’s technical genius with an architect’s creative power. He is also referred to as Lord Bonar of Wilcrick, Cardiff, Wales, UK, which is a honorary title. He holds a BSC Mechanical Engineering from Strathcylde University, Glasgow in Scotland. He also has an MBA as well as a Ph.D.in International Business Development Studies, Stafford University, England UK.

Learn more about Brian Bonar:
http://people.equilar.com/bio/brian-bonar-trucept–inc./salary/470203

http://www.whitepages.com/name/Brian-Bonar

A Comprehensive Look at Solo capital Markets and its CEO, Sanjay Shah

Solo Capital also referred to as Solo Capital Limited or Solo Capital UK is a global financial services company with its headquarter in London, United Kingdom. The company is regulated in the United Kingdom and was regulated in 2011. The company’s operations encompasses consulting, proprietary trading and professional sports investments. The company had a net worth of £15.45 million, its assets amounted to £67.45 million and experienced a cash flow of £30.26 million as at March last year.
Solo Capital is a subsidiary of, a larger conglomerate founded by Sanjay Shah who is also the chairman and CEO of Aesa S.a.r.l., which controls Solo Group Holdings. Sanjay Shah is a billionaire businessman owing more than 7 other companies across major cities in the world including London, Luxembourg, British Virgin Island, and The Cayman Island, New York among others. Before Solo Capital was incorporated 8 years ago, Shah earned a total of £19 million in a year. After acquiring Old Park lane capital, an aviation and institutional stockbroker focusing on natural resources, his net worth has increased to US$280 million as at the beginning of this year. Shah has offices in Dubai and London and considers himself as having retired from the financial world.
History of Solo Capital
According to a recent article in PR NewswireShah, the founder of Solo Capital, did not study finance or investment. He studied medicine but realized later that that was not what he wanted. He therefore became an accountant, working for a number of investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. He was laid down during the financial crisis and without any hope for a potential job, Shah decided to establish a brokerage company. This is how Solo Capital mystery began to unfold.
Shah also created Autism Rocks, a company that aimed to raise awareness about autism as well as raise funds for research by throwing concerts. Shah dis this because his son had experienced the same problem after having been diagnosed with the neurodevelopmental disorder at the age of 4 years. Autism Rocks granted charities sponsoring children in India for more than 10 years.
Solo capital had employed more than 49 people as at the beginning of this year. The company has explored tough market conditions, expanding steadily to gain a strong foothold in the financial sector. Solo Capital has several major divisions of the financial services arena including safeguarding and administration of assets, principal trading, investment management, securities lending, agency brokerage, and safeguarding of client money. The company has an experienced team of workers working in a professional and collegiate environment to offer top class financial services facilities and advice to its clients and investors.

 

Learn more about Solo Capital:

https://www.endole.co.uk/company/06790656/solo-capital-limited

https://www.duedil.com/company/OC367979/solo-capital-partners-llp

The Career of Sam Tabar

PR Newswire reports that Sam Tabar has been named COO of FullCycle Energy Fund where he will be in charge of the company’s entire fund management strategy. Tabar has a definite passion for managing company budgets and has done so for several companies throughout his years-long career. He was previously the head of Capital Strategy for Merrill Lynch where helped introduce fund managers to various kinds of institutional investors. He has also been co-head of marketing for Sparx Group where he managed all of its global marketing efforts.

There were several years of his adult life before he entered any financial management. He first earned his B.A. from Oxford University and Masters of Law at Columbia Law School. While at Columbia, he was the editor of its Columbia Business Law Journal. He then became an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate & Flom and at Schulte, Roth & Zabel. In these positions he counseled clients concerning hedge funds. He remains a member of the New York state bar. Tabar entered the financial management arena after he came on board with Sparx Group in 2004.

Not long afterward he joined the management team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch as its Director and Head of Capital Strategy in Asia. In 2013, he became attorney once again at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. He remained with them until August 2014. As mentioned, he is now with FullCycle Energy Fund, which is also indicated by Sam’s About.me. FullCycle was founded in 2013 as a means to finance projects that convert waste to useable fuel for impoverished communities worldwide. They also seek to create and invest in electric generation plants to make them pollution-free sources of energy. Tabar was interested in using his talents for a worthy international cause so he soon joined their ranks.  Read more about Mr. Tabar on his CrunchBase profile.

QNet Thrives In The Direct Selling World

Although QNet has only been in operation for 16 years, the company has become a major player in the direct selling game. The company was founded by a number of friends who wanted to release wellness products in the market. At the time, no one likely thought the company would grow so massively huge.

QNet has taken the industry of direct selling to levels even the most optimistic business professionals did not think possible. QNet has done more than launch a successful business within its home territory. The Hong Kong-based business has been nothing short of a massive global success. QNet has affiliates in roughly 100 countries. There are about two-dozen fully operating offices in countries across the globe.

The company’s success comes in large part thanks to its ability to produce excellent products and services across a wide spectrum of different interests. Those who want to take part in a career-oriented distance education program can do so. Someone who wants to sell physical products such as jewelry or health supplements have those options. A wide variety of things to sell does allow for expanding earning potential, which is what will attract many towards a particular opportunity. Who doesn’t want to make good money in direct selling?

Producing and releasing products on the market does not automatically mean customers are going to be thrilled with them. Certain standards of quality do have to be met. QNet’s management understands this. As such, a very serious and comprehensive quality control process has been instituted. High levels of quality control increase the likelihood buyers and sellers will be pleased with the released products.

Quality control is not the only thing that sets this company apart from others. One thing that distinguishes QNet from so many other direct selling companies is its commitment to charitable causes. And QNet definitely supports a number of philanthropic endeavors throughout the globe. The company has helped deliver clean drinking water kits to remote areas and provided care packages to people who were afflicted by a terrible flood disaster. Joint ventures with the Lions Club International organization have helped QNet engage in these various charitable endeavors.

QNet has absolutely distinguished itself in the direct selling industry. Do not look for the company to slow down. Instead, continue to look for more new and innovative strategies launched by the company in the coming years.

Two Day Workweek Now In Effect For Government Employees

The oil rich country of Venezuela is facing a brutal economic shock. The country’s government headed by president Nicholas Maduro has created a two day workweek for its government employees. That is right. Imagine working for only two days a week. “What do the employees do in their now five day weekend you must imagine?” asks Danilo Diaz Granados.
The two day workweek has been expanded from a previous four day workweek, where employees where given an additional off day that included Friday. School days have also been shortened, with the government now canceling school on Fridays. According to Myspace.com, the four day workweek began in April, and the two day workweek for state employees began in late April, as the economy and energy crisis in Venezuela rapidly deteriorates.

The socialist government in control said the two day workweek will remain in effect until May 27. Opposition groups to the leading socialist party have said that the government is largely to blame for the failure of Venezuela’s economy and dire energy situation. It is because of a corrupt government that has failed to invest in alternative energy sources they claim.

Energy is being rationed in Venezuela. The country’s largest dam is nearly empty and cannot produce the energy that supplies almost two thirds of the country with power. I have to say that the opposition is correct. You cannot rely solely on a single source of energy. What if a drought happens, as is this case right now? The drought and lack of energy is crippling the country right now.