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The real estate market in New York City is one of the strongest real estate markets in all of the world. Prices in the city continue to increase due to demand from both foreign investors and local residents. While the NYC luxury real estate used to be dominated by older professionals, it is quickly becoming a more popular option for a much younger crowd.

Recent research in the NYC luxury real estate has found that much of the purchases of the bigh end projects in the city have come by younger professionals. Many of the younger professionals still work in the more traditional industries, including finance and law, but the tech market is continuing to have a growing impact on real estate in the city.

The younger and tech savvy real estate buyers in the NYC luxury real estate are looking for amenities that more traditional, and older, buyers would normally not. As opposed to having access to top schools, more square footage, and the highest end finishes, most younger buyers are far more focused on lifestyle options. Younger buyers in the high end real estate in New York City would often look for more social amenities, healthier and active options, and amenities onsite that can help to make their lives more efficient. This often includes better onsite fitness centers and more communal space, which encourages are more active and social lifestyle.

If you are looking to either buy a property in the city or invest in NYC luxury real estate, it would be a good idea to start your search working with Town Residential. Town Residential is a real estate firm that focuses on the NYC luxury real estate market. The company provides a number of different services including brokerage, sales, leasing, property management, and consultation to professionals in the real estate market. Working with Town Residential will help to ensure that you make the most informed decision possible when buying a new property.   For more exciting luxury real estate prospects in NYC, check out Town Real Estate’s official website here: http://www.townrealestate.com/.

Jim Hunt is an expert in advising and investing. He has created a new product for the financial market. It is called Wealth Wave, and the name comes from the metaphor of surfing.

He says that no matter who you are you can profit when the stock market crashes. Most people think that the money disappears out of the market, but the truth is that it is merely shifted. He claims that by timing your investments right you can ride this wave, or surf it, to the successful financial picture you are wanting.

Jim Hunt teamed up with VTA Publications to create the product because he was tired of people not understanding the market. He thought they were doubting themselves and even preventing themselves from profiting. So the first step of this info product was to educate people on the basics of the market. They have easy to follow steps and hold your hand along the way. Even though it’s laid out in a simple way, they have expert customer service available via phone or email. You can even talk with Jim Hunt directly sometimes.

The secret power of Wealth Wave comes from spotting the markers that indicate the financial industry is in turmoil. If you can position yourself correctly before the market crashes, you can actually become a millionaire, even in 2016 and 2017, according to Jim Hunt’s predictions.

About VTA Publications

VTA Publications is a nonfiction distance learning and digital courses company. They also run catering and event organizing, as well as agent booking services for speakers in the financial seminar and event industry.

Created in 2012, the company has since obtained customers around the globe numbering in the thousands who love their teaching. The reason behind their success is that they find the best experts on the topics they teach about. The experts, such as Jim Hunt, have actually achieved something in that niche. Then they take the info and turn it into physical learning packages or digital ones like courses and articles. This way, the customers can get the maximum value they need. They can understand the markets on a deeper level for success.

An article posted on Bustle was written by a young woman wanting to share her experience in using a hair care product for the first time. The product she was using was the fig version of WEN hair by Chaz. This was the first time she had used a WEN product and was hoping it would give her hair more bounce and manageability. The article covered the young woman’s entire first week of using the WEN cleansing conditioner. She wrote about how she could actually feel her hair becoming thicker as she worked the product in for the first time. The young woman also chose to include several color photos of herself to show readers exactly how WEN by Chaz had improved the appearance of her usually dull hair.

Natural Extracts Designed to Repair Hair

There is no secret to why WEN by Chaz  (https://chazdean.com/store.aspx) works at repairing damaged hair. The ingredients used for each version vary according to what type of issue the version is intended to resolve. These ingredients include a variety of plant extracts with restorative properties. The lavender version contains the soothing properties found in this plant, which work to help soothe hair to get rid of frizz. The sweet almond mint version is one of the more popular varieties used by people with different hair types, because it works to restore and repair hair to its naturally healthy state. Wen hair products are sold on retails outlets like Sephora and online on eBay.

The WEN by Chaz cleansing conditioners were designed to be a one product restorative hair care system. In addition to cleansing hair, these products are also designed to provide deep conditioning while also eliminating tangles. The combination of ingredients found in each version takes the place of five different products. Not only do the WEN by Chaz cleansing conditioners provide users with healthy hair, they also save them time and money in having to use multiple products. Visit http://www.wenhaircare.com/ for more information.

 

The majority of women recognize Fabletics as being a retailer specializing in athleisure wear clothing that is visually attractive as well as comfortable. Surely they also know that Kate Hudson is the spokeswoman for the company, but few understand the tireless efforts of her and co-founder, Adam Goldenberg, when it comes to the business and marketing aspects of the establishment.

Though Fabletics has nine stores across the United States, they are in the process of establishing over a dozen more. Down the line, the company hopes to take a more international approach to the manner they conduct their business, though they have already achieved that with their online capabilities. Their business in Canada and European countries has allowed them to not only be a store that sells athletic clothing fit enough for the work office but to be a staple in the fashion industry that has second-handedly changed it for the better.

In 2015, $44 billion worth of athleisure wear products were sold. For Fabletics, ten million of their quality products were sold on facebook.com, which is a statistic that allowed them to reach fifty percent in terms of brand awareness. While these numbers seem more so beneficial to the company, it actually proves more advantageous to the fashion industry and women who have waited far too long for the right to be continuously comfortable.

Read more: @Fabletics

For a moment, reflect on ten years ago; the office was strictly for suits, pencil skirts, and blouses. Today, women are matching their trendy athletic tank tops to form-fitting leggings and athletic dresses in a way that is both professional and casual. This stimulates a more relaxed work environment, which promotes greater productivity and effective employee engagement. On a bigger scale, it improves the confidence of women who once suffered from low self-esteem as a result of their restrictive, less than flattering attire. Without Fabletics, the fashion industry would still be a fairly intolerant place that would continue to destroy women who were of average size and larger.

Conclusively, Fabletics is a game-changer in the world of fashion. The company’s ability to produce items solely for the consumer has made them both relevant and triumphant in all of their affairs. In less than five years, the company has gone international online and has become a household name. From frumpy sweatpants to attractive leggings and dresses, women of all varieties are comfortably content.

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Marc Sparks, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, is out to change the world, specifically the one around the Dallas-Ft.Worth area. His grant program, called Spark Tank, is offering a social innovation challenge for non-profits, described as social entrepreneurs. A grant is offered in the amount of $5,000 to help fund the non-profit’s activities in the local community. Any non-profit is free to submit an application which is then reviewed by a panel. Any organization not chosen can submit a new application for the next round.

Each non-profit has 10 minutes to make an oral presentation to the panel which is followed by 10 minutes of questions. Grant criteria includes the impact potential of the grant, and whether or not the grant can produce measurable results.

Sparks believes that besides the benefits of receiving the grant, each non-profit gains valuable experience from the process of writing a grant, and more specifically, appearing in person to defend the value of its organization. Applications for the next round are found here Your text to link…

The winner of the second round of Spark Tank was an organization known as “Mommies in Need”. This organization provides nannies at no cost to families who are experiencing health problems, and thus need childcare. The families must not be able to afford care for their children, and thus the families and the children benefit from this service. This winner fits the social innovation idea of Sparks.

According to GoodReads and Angel.co, Marc Sparks is a passionate entrepreneur who shared his life story in a book with the fascinating name of They Can’t Eat You. The title refers to not only Sparks’ successes in life, but as he describes it, more importantly his failures.

Sparks believes that in order to be successful you cannot be afraid to fail. Failure is part of life, and you can learn much form your failures, perhaps even more than from your greatest success. In the end, it is about what Marc calls an outrageous sense of urgency. Read more: Who Is Marc Sparks?

Another key to success according to Marc Sparks is focus. Do not let yourself deviate from your goal. Do not let life or anything else keep you from remaining on track. Combine focus with passion, and you have a pathway to success.

Spark Tank is an example of giving back to the community. On the home page of his website, Marc has a scripture passage from Luke 12:48 in which Jesus says in effect, to whom much is given, much is required. Marc has been given much, and he clearly believes he is required to give back. That is the motivation behind Spark Tank, and the driving force in the life of Marc Sparks.

Goettl Air Conditioning and The Sunny Plumber recently donated a whopping $14,000 worth of work to a female Las Vegas Senior citizen. The two companies are owned by businessman and philanthropist Ken Goodrich. The companies reacted to news that the 94 year old lady, Jean Jackson, had been hospitalized by heatstroke after her air conditioner gave out on her.

Goettl Air Conditioning and The Sunny Plumber: Good Deed Brings Cool Relief
Jackson had been relying on two small window air conditioners during the summer to cool her home. She has lived in a one bedroom trailer in Nevada for the last 33 years. Unfortunately for her, her two air conditioners failed to cool her home during the hot summer season and she could not afford to replace them because she survives on her social security. The two air conditioners that she was using were old and worn out. She could not replace them because they are no longer in the market. This meant that she would have to purchase and install a new system.

Hospitalized for Heatstroke

Jackson was once hospitalized from heatstroke after her air conditioner stopped working. Paramedics quickly rushed her to hospital and later advised her to check into a nursing home, a move that she adamantly refused. She has reiterated that she loves her freedom despite her old age.

Older adults residing in Las Vegas have a hard time during the summer more so if they do not have air conditioning. This is because they find it harder to adjust to the extreme temperature changes compared to younger people. They are prone to chronic medical conditions. According to Jackson, dealing with the summer weather was hard for her.

Assistance from Ken Goodrich

When he became aware of her plight, Ken Goodrich decided to help Jackson out by fixing her air conditioning and plumbing for free. He said that it was paramount for the business community in the area to help out the less fortunate members of their community in any way that they can. The sunny plumber checked and fixed Jackson’s plumbing and water line. On the other hand, Goettl Air Conditioning, with assistance from Daikin-Goodman Global, created a custom air conditioner unit for Jackson’s trailer.

Goettl Air Conditioning

Goettl Air Conditioning was founded by Adam and Gust Goettl in 1939. Between 1968 and 2007, the company operated an office in Las Vegas Valley. It returned to the area in 2015 after it was purchased by Ken Goodrich. Today, it offers installation, repair and maintenance work. It handles residential air conditioning systems and heating installation.

Learn More:

http://www.achrnews.com/articles/127042-goettl-building-off-rock-solid-foundation

https://www.yelp.com/biz/goettl-air-conditioning-phoenix-tempe-2

According to a recent online article on customerthink.com, a business’ reputation means everything to them. It used to be that consumers had blind trust and just did business with a company because they needed something. With the advent of the Internet, consumers became picky and now do research about a company’s goods and services, says the article. They will read reviews by past and present customers and will make an informed decision whether to choose a company or not. If the company has a poor online reputation, it could be losing a lot of potential business, states the article.
The article which also appeared on OnlineReputationReviews.com explains that disgruntled customers will be more than happy to leave bad reviews. It points out that unscrupulous competitors may leave bad reviews anonymously. In order to keep a good presence online, this article recommends a couple steps.

Having a positive reputation in the very beginning is helpful, says the article. If there are a lot of positive reviews for the business, a few poor ones will not really affect things as much. Customers will be too busy looking at all the good statements. This is a case of the good outweighing the bad. It is also recommended that businesses create as many positive social media accounts as they can. This includes having their own websites with positive blogging information.

Another thing to consider is how negative information is ranked on the search engines, the article explains. People are more apt to look at first page negative comments than they are positive ones on consecutive pages. The article outlines a few ways of pushing down the negative comments. If a lot of positive ones are added, they will outrank the fewer negative ones. This will push them further down the search engine pages. Using proper SEO techniques can help companies push down negativity. When content is optimized properly, it will take a higher rank, says the article.

The article recommends that companies have a good online reputation in the very beginning. If online reputation repair is needed, then the negativity needs to be suppressed. These pointers can help a company shine in better light to prospective customers. They can also help rebuild a tarnished online presence, states the article.

 

When asked to list who some of the best young CEOs in Los Angeles are Adam Goldenberg is sure to come to mind. The CEO may not seem as young as he is because he had success so early in his career and has sustained that success for so long. He has hit the mark again, though, with his latest venture. Goldenberg started JustFab, his most recent startup, in 2010 and the company has seen great success every since. JustFab even raised over $50 million in funding just last year.

JustFab is what is called a VIP membership clothing and fashion company. Clients of the service pay a membership fee. This membership gives them access to special discounts and deals on fashion items through the JustFab website. These items are usually found at a steep discount to their equivalent at retail stores and in other e-commerce sites. One of the biggest assets of the company is Goldenberg’s ability to network with other companies and get their product on his website. One of his biggest partnership is with the company Fabletics. Fabletics is a daily activewear company that is founded and owned by Hollywood actress Kate Hudson.

Finding great partnerships is not Goldenberg’s only usable skill on vator.tv. He has a few other skills that he has developed in his almost 20 years as a CEO in LA to help make JustFab a quick success. Those attributes are the ability to use metrics correctly to abandon a product or idea before it is too late. The other attribute is his ability to hire and cultivate a great staff at http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=1477272&privcapId=37181322.

Metrics are a huge part of any successful business. Some CEOs have too big of a personality to be able to react to information about their company’s products or ideas and end them. They can’t take information for what it is and not get emotional about it. Adam Goldenberg does not have this problem. He is not afraid to take any product off of the shelves before it is too late and the company loses even more money off of it. This is even true if he brought the product in himself. This is a great asset for a CEO to have when it comes to reducing losses and maintaining a good bottom line.

Goldenberg also employs great hiring practices with his company. He is known to forego a potential employee that may have a great resume and go with his guy on someone that is more passionate. It is his belief that you can’t teach passion and hard work. The other aspects of business can easily be taught.

Imagine an investment company run entirely by women. Twenty years ago that was a dream, today it is a reality. As a child, I remember that women’s rights and equality in the workforce was something that was talked about with some frequency, but all that talking hadn’t extinguished the blazing truth. Women were struggling with financial sector equality and the very real stigma of being born a woman.

Fast forward to the present and you will see a much different landscape, one with Helane Morrison at the helm of a highly successful investment company in her role as Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners. Before joining with Hall, she served as head of the San Francisco office of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1999 to 2007.

With a degree in journalism from Northwestern University, she continued her education and earned her J. D. from the UC Berkeley, School of Law. Upon passing her bar, she went on to work with esteemed judges, such as Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun and then joined with law firm Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin. It took her only five years to become partner.

Helane’s experience working with Blackmun shaped her ideology and developed her strength and character to do the right and just work the country needed heading into and out of the great depression of 2008.

Confidence in financial advisors is at an all time low. One of Helane’s priorities is to rebuild investor confidence. Who better to trust than the woman who relentlessly pursued and brought to justice those who dared to defraud senior citizens and the military and launched investigations against cocksure top tier Fortune 500 level executives known for evading prosecution, famously stating, “It is unusual to find so many employees of a single company engaged in insider trading.”

In her success, Helane Morrison never forgot that women, on the whole, weren’t experiencing the same levels of promotion in their careers and she effects change daily by fighting for financial sector equality. Working alongside Co-Chief Investment Officer and President Sarah Stein in the management of over $24 billion in assets and the finances of some of the wealthiest people in America, her role at Hall Capital is uniquely positioned for maximum impact towards the education of young women and the mantra to be tough, survive and thrive.

Clay Siegall, the President and CEO of Seattle Genetics, has a lot of industry experience aside from co-founding Seattle Genetics in 1998. He currently serves as a director on the Board of Directors for Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Mirna Therapeutics, Inc., and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical. Here is a summary of what each company is about to give you more insight into the areas of biotechnology that Siegall is interested in and plays a role in overseeing:

Alder Biopharmaceuticals

Since 2006, Siegall has served as a director on the Board of Directors for Alder Biopharmaceuticals. Alder Biopharmaceuticals was founded in 2004 with the goal to ease human suffering through safer antibody therapeutics. Their technologies help people whom are afflicted with cancer, inflammatory diseases, and autoimmune diseases.

Mirna Therapeutics

Six years after its founding in 2007, Siegall joined the Board of Directors at Mirna Therapeutics. This biotech company is a research and development firm that experiments with miRNA-directed oncology therapies. They have a deep understanding of miRNA and cancer biology.

Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals

Siegall has worked on the Board of Directors for Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals since 2014. Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company founded in 2010 that develops new products for treating rare and ultra-rare diseases. They pay special attention to debilitating genetic diseases.

A busy man, Seattle Genetics‘s CEO, co-founder, and President serves on the boards of three reputable biotech companies: Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Mirna Therapeutics, and Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals. Once can tell by his choice in businesses to work with, Siegall cares about the future of biotechnology, helping people who are suffering from illnesses, and developing innovative ideas for treating illnesses.

Learn More:

http://www.xconomy.com/author/csiegall/

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/clay-b-siegall#/entity

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