World Wide Exchange Access, famously known as WAX, is the largest platform in the world where individuals can purchase and sell virtual assets. The firm is decentralized, which enables it to be able to reach over 400+ million people are highly interested in online gaming. Opskins is one of the games being sold by this entity among other virtual assets. However, WAX wants to change the buying and selling method by ensuring that individuals can do so using cryptocurrency. Buying and selling online games through blockchain technology will help the entity to prevent fraud and prevent fragmentation that is witnessed by the use of the common currencies.
Malcolm CasSelle is the president of WAX and also the current CIO of OPSkins, which remains to be the leading platform for selling and buying video games. He has previously worked in different organizations. Before joining World Wide Asset Exchange, CasSelle was working as the president of Tribune Publishing, where is highly credited for the growth of the properties in the firm mostly leveraging in digital assets. This is an indication that he can dig deep and help the organization to achieve its intended goals and objectives, primarily due to the experience of working with digital tools.
CasSelle is also highly credited for forming a company that was highly involved in measuring engaging content concerning the social interactions the content was getting. His Timeline Labs would later be acquired by SeaChange International, where CasSelle spearheaded its development as the Chief Executive Officer. His ability to work with upcoming organizations working in the digital industry places him as the best person to lead WAX into the new territories.
CasSelle has worked in organizations such as Tencent in China, Xfire, a gaming organization, and MediaPass, which is a renowned digital subscription company that provides a solution to major companies around the world. Despite being a leading figure in digital subscription and virtual assets industry, the graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Malcolm is an experienced investor who holds sticks in Facebook and Zynga among others.
Jim Toner is a man of many talents having enjoyed a large amount of success not only in the realm of real estate investment but also as a speaker, radio host and also a highly sought-after consultant. He is recruited to talk at different events all over the United States to talk about the state of real estate investment and to give his insights on how to do it in an intelligent way. Jim Toner has really sought over the years to develop a system that adds a level of user-friendliness to the real estate investment business so that everyday investors can feel like it is something that they can become involved in. Beyond his work in entrepreneurial endeavours, Jim Toner is an avid philanthropist who has a sincere commitment to helping America’s veterans as well as the homeless. At the moment, Jim Toner (@thejimtoner) is working with private clients as well as working as a coach for larger groups.
Jim Toner, a real estate investor, is infamous for his get after it attitude and routinely starts his day at the early hour of 5:30 am. His morning routine generally involves clearing his mind before diving into the day. He is also dedicated to a regular fitness routine. Jim also listens to a lot of podcasts that are relevant to his business life while he is doing his morning work out. He also devotes time every day to work on whatever book projects he has going on.
According to Thrift Books, Jim Toner really has some great advice about how entrepreneurs can make their business ideas a reality. One of the biggest points of advice that he gives is that a lot of people think about business ideas or talk about them, but never go after it and make it happen. He likes to make a point to people that even business concepts that have been done before can still be brought to life in new and fresh ways. The thing you really have to remember if you want to get into business is that you just have to go out there and put in the work. This is how you make it happen.
Jason Hope spent his formative years in Arizona where he remains a blockbusting community member. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Arizona State University (ASU) with a concentration in Finance. He also obtained his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He runs several successful ventures and the most popular is his local T-shirt company. He believes in eating healthy meals and committing to exercising regularly. He attributes his success to focusing on one main objective at a time instead of dividing your mind and energy. Read more about Jason Hope on Wings Journal.
Jason Hope takes delight in noting others’ achievements and positive contributions to the world. For instance, an integral part of his entrepreneurial endeavors is awarding grants to fellow business-minded people. He explains that many times one only needs a relatively small amount of actual funds to get their idea properly off to a start. His grant program affords them the capital and the injection of hope, no pun intended, they need to stay on track. He is also a world renowned philanthropist. He regularly contributes his time and/or money to establishments such as the following: The Andre Agassi Foundation, The Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, Family Health International, the True Colors Foundation, Teach For America Phoenix and the SENS Research Foundation.
To the latter, Jason Hope donated a half a million USD in 2010, about a year into their existence. Since then, he has contributed an additional amount totalling in the multimillions of USD. The SENS Research Foundation (SENS) aims to eradicate degenerative aging and Jason believes strongly in their goals and approach. He believes in preventive behavior over pharmaceuticals or symptom regulation. The founder of SENS, Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D., agrees. He also serves as the research foundation’s Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). One of his main objectives right now is to eliminate the hardening of arteries, commonly referred to as arteriosclerosis which encompasses artherosclerosis and a host of other such ailments. The doctor contends that simply by addressing this root, no less than four major biological diseases will no longer exist.
Jason Hope encourages others to not give up on their dreams but to, also, pursue them daily with intention. He suggests we incorporate awareness of what he’s named the ‘Internet of Things,’ (IOT). This concept recognizes the impact our newfound connectedness affords us through the world wide web. For instance, he points out, a doctor can help the sick in remote places because of their digital access to assessment and treatment tools and databases.
Sightsavers Provides Treatment For Patients Without Access To Medical Care
When most think of chronic disease that affects the poorest of countries, they generally do not realize the ongoing suffering and pain that is associated. Additionally, often left unsaid are diseases that are not fatal, but that cause permanent damage to basic senses such as vision. Sightsavers is working to treat and hopefully eliminate this disease, as it has been eliminated in some countries.
Surgical Treatments Restoring Sight And Comfort
The disease is not ‘someone else’s problem’. It is a joint effort among nations to end suffering among humanity. It is at the very least, the ability to empathize with those who cannot even afford the basic essentials for life such as plain water. Sightsavers is a UK based organization that provides treatment to the affected individuals, vaccinations to prevent further infection, and additional resources such as sanitization education for further prevention measures.
Treatment And Prevention Of Trachoma
Sightsavers provide many services to these poverty-stricken countries. They have provided surgeries to restore sight in blind patients that have cataracts, treated the millions affected by trachoma; A disease that curls the eyelashes inward to an extreme that will eventually lead to irreversible blindness from scar tissue on the cornea. Early treatment and surgeries can prevent this from occurring.
Sightsavers Treats Billions Of Patients
Sightsavers has reached an impressive milestone in providing medications to prevent and treat tropical disease. Nigeria and Sudan among other countries across the world benefit from Sightsavers efforts. One of the avenues that the organization utilizes is enlisting the services of chosen villagers in the different communities. These individuals are trained in administering the vital medication, and are tasked with picking up deliveries, managing the medication, and finally delivering treatments and vaccines to every resident of the communities. Over One Billion people have been treated by Sightsavers, and counting.
Giving Of Themselves To Help Those In Need
From the surgeries performed to restore sight to procedures that revert the eyelashes to keep them from scratching the eye and inflicting pain, from essential vaccines administered to prevent epidemics and disease spreading to treating infected patients with medical care they desperately need, Sightsavers is on the frontlines of these communities selflessly administering life and sight-saving measures to help those in dire need who cannot help themselves.
The oil industry has seen some huge improvements ever since supply of foreign oil has been steadily replaced by domestic. And now with the less restrictions coming to fracking one can only expect to see even more economic growth regarding oil and gas. With the tax breaks given to these company’s that produce natural resources including oil and gas have seen huge growth. And a program taking advantage of this is freedom checks. You may have heard about freedom checks on the radio or TV. They are program that allows company’s to take their tax cut and put it into a investment opportunity and therefore further allow investors to tap into the booming oil industry. And of course other natural recourse industries.
Freedom checks take advantage of these tax cuts by providing an alternative option for company’s to put their revenue where other than the governments hands. This takes the form of Maser Limited Partnerships or MLPs for short. MLPs are a unit of a company divided up that allows for an investor to buy that unit and take advantage of the company profitable industry. Investors see returns in the form of dividends that usually are from 6 to 9 percent in return rate.
The reason why freedom checks take hold of the tax cuts given to natural recourse company’s aren’t quite stated. However it could speculated is due to the tax free nature of these company’s and the very regulated and stable market they rely on. Due to having a secure market and stream of supply the returns to the investors wont fluctuate too much. For example you wont see a natural gas corporation suddenly go under. Its just no going to happen due to government regulation and safety nets put in place. Another reason is possible because these industries are like economic catalyst. So for a company to get a cut from tax’s and then go on to become a MLP is huge.
In order for these company’s to take part in the program they need to qualify in a few ways. They need to have 90 percent of income come from dealing with natural resources. This can take place in many forms such as storage, transportation, production and manufacturing. And after that they need to distribute freedom checks to their MLP holders, you the investors.
Victoria Doramus is a recovery expert who has had real-life experience fighting with drug and alcohol addiction. As Victoria battled, she learned what worked, what didn’t, and whether she needed the help of others to make a change in her life. Once Victoria figured out the exact formula that could get her in the right place, she committed to helping others who are at the place she first started. She hopes that hearing her story and learning about the help she is offering will inspire others to not give up on hope for themselves and the fight for sobriety.
Acknowledging The Addiction
Victoria, a consumer trends expert and creative marketer, started her extensive rehab journey when she was 26 years old. She didn’t know the first thing about addiction but she did realize that her life was spiraling out of control. At the time she had an addiction to Adderall and cocaine. She learned what she could about herself at the facility, but when she left she still didn’t understand that she was suffering from an actual disease that would take a lifetime of struggle and hard work to get past. The sad part is, it wasn’t until she reached her lowest point that she learned what was going on. She tried changing states, friends, and schools, but it took another 60 days in rehab center for her to finally commit to herself that she needed to make a change.
Understanding The Addiction
After the two month rehab experience, Victoria (@iamvictorialynn) moved to NYC to prove to her dying mother that she could get better, but her self-reliance caused her to fail miserably. Finally, she got arrested and had already burned all the bridges with her family members. At that point she went to Texas to get long-term treatment at the Burning Tree. Burning Tree was created especially for the chronic relapse. It has a 12-step program, offering tough love to patients. Lots of discipline, chores and non-stop group sessions with evaluations. It was brutal but, not only did it help Victoria Doramus face her addiction head on, it helped her beat it. After her recovery she committed to helping others with similar struggles. She plans to open a halfway house and base her care on the main principles that helped her, which she learned going through the 12 step program at the Burning Tree. She realizes what addicts need is peer accountability and to learn to accept personal responsibility. See Victoria’s closet at www.tradesy.com.
Banks make a lot of money. People who work for banks make a lot of money, too. As one might imagine, competition between financial institutions is objectively high. Despite the fact that working at banks is stressful because succeeding is so difficult, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi has worked for Banco Bradesco for nearly 50 years!
What has he done throughout this period? Too many things to list. However, the past few years haven’t been as ordinary as others; as a matter of fact, Mr. Trabuco has been part of more things in recent years than he usually is. Let’s explore a few things that have taken place since Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi’s bid as Banco Bradesco’s chief executive officer have ended.
Itau Unibanco takes first place, Cypriano gone, Trabuco in
Throughout the final few decades of the 20th century, Banco Bradesco has been the largest in Brazil. As years have edged closer to modern times, Bradesco has dropped out of first place down as far as the fourth-largest bank in the country.
In March 2009, chief executive officer Marcio Artur Laurelli Cypriano had unwillingly resigned because he reached the age limit of 65. At that time, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was promoted from the role of president at Bradesco Seguros, an insurance company that Banco Bradesco gets most of its revenue from – usually roughly 30 percent.
Shortly after being crowned the replacement of Cypriano, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi formed a “university” within Banco Bradesco that helped employees hone their skills. While not a traditional university, the training still helped improve Banco Bradesco as a whole even better than if every employee were to enroll in a traditional four-year college or university.
Big things poppin’, little things stoppin’
In 2015, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was the first to contemplate the potential purchase of another bank in Brazil. Not long after it first popped to mind, Mr. Trabuco thought that HSBC Bank could be the best chance at buying another bank’ assets for years to come.
Lazaro de Mello Brandao, former chairman of Bradesco, approved the $5.2-billion purchase in 2015.
Custom Companies is a fast growing logistics company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company was established by Perry Mandera, a dedicated businessman, and entrepreneur. The Custom Companies focus on providing transportation and freight assistance to items that are being sent to them for delivery, and the company received positive reviews because they managed to send their shipments accurately on the location that was given by the sender. The deliveries also arrive on time, and there are no hassles on the end of the receiver. The Custom Companies was established in 1986, during a time when logistics played a significant part in the business industry in the United States. Perry Mandera thought that creating a business in the logistics industry would be a profitable business, and he wanted to be unique among his other competitors in the country, so he thought of integrating software assistance in doing every transaction. The Custom Companies is considered today as one of the companies which use a dedicated software that would enable their units to deliver items on time, and by using the GPS technology, he can track down the location of the deliveries and manage if it would go in a different route.
In a matter of 30 years, Perry Mandera managed to transform the Custom Companies as one of the most profitable logistics company in the United States. The company posted a report showing that it earned $200 million last year, and it keeps on increasing every year. Business owners state that the Customer Companies is one of the most reliable businesses in the logistics industry because they do not discriminate. Every business will be served, no matter how big or small the company is, and there are no priorities given to the top companies.
Perry Mandera stated that there will still be future changes with the Custom Companies, but it will be for the benefit of the business and their clients. Today, Perry Mandera is focusing on an internal team that is tasked to create a software that would aid them in their future business transactions, and it would also decrease the time needed to deliver items sent to them.
Neuroscientist Jorge Moll is President and Senior Researcher at the D’Or Institute of Research and Education. He attended the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where in 1994, he graduated in Medicine. At the same university in 1998, he completed medical residence in Neurology. At São Paulo University in 2004, he received his doctorate in Experimental Pathophysiology. He is also the Head of the Neuroinformatics Workgroup and the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit. He has been elected as an affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and a governors board member of the International Neuroethics Society.
His institute has done research on the neurology of soccer fans. On November 23rd, their study was published in Nature’s Scientific Reports Journal. They specifically wanted to know more about which parts of the brain are activated when a fan is given the choice of donating money to fellow fans, other team’s fans, or themselves. The researchers considered group belongingness to be very important for hominid evolution. Past studies have shown that humans are more likely to help those in their own group, as opposed to those outside of it. Jorge Moll was the senior author, and he wrote that cultural group attachment is a uniquely human phenomenon that has been important for our survival. (terra)
The functioning Magnetic Resonance scanner was used on 27 Brazilian soccer fans. The lead author of the study was Dr. Tiago Bortolini, who was also a member of the Institute. The soccer fans squeezed a handgrip pressure device that recorded how much effort they used. The most effort was used for keeping the money, while giving it to fans of the same team came second. Of course, other team’s fans came last. The medical orbitofrontal cortex, a part of the brain important for evaluating choices, increased in activity under all conditions. The study showed that when money was going to a fan of the same team, there was a connection between the orbitofrontal cortex and the subgenual cingulate cortex. They concluded that soccer fans respond to fellow fans similarly to how they respond to loved family members.
Miami has proved to be a tough ground for numerous small business start-ups. More than 85% of new businesses do not stand the test of time. This has been attributed to the business environment and many other factors. Glen Wakeman believes starting a business is tough regardless of the environment and idea one chooses to venture in. He shares on what makes the difference between entrepreneurs that do well and those that do not last long.
Lack of enough capital has been top of the list of why the success rate of businesses in the coastal city is extremely low. Glen believes that this is overemphasized and states that enough money without a proper plan will inevitably bring down any venture. Poor management of funds has also been blamed. This is true in some cases but businesses with great managers have also crumbled down.
What makes the difference?
Glen who has been in business for quite sometime has since developed a plan that is sure to turn one’s fortunes. Paying less attention to the product’s features and placing emphasis on the benefits will have ripple effects on the sales. Clients tend to be more intrigued by what they will get from your product. Given that the success of any business relies heavily on its clients, entrepreneurs need to get and maintain a great client base according to Glen Wakeman.
Support groups have been attributed to people needing help to tackle challenges that persist. Glen encourages entrepreneurs to surround themselves with individuals who can freely air their opinions, positive or negative, concerning their business. Preferably those who are not overly interested in the business. They help one to look at things from a different perspective and the results will be impressive.
Glen Wakeman also insists that successful businessmen do not focus solely on what is bound to fail. There is a lot of evidence that refutes claims that are ingrained in people’s minds. Other than changing the fate of your business, looking at the bright side of things will make life far much better.
Tough as Miami is for business one can still do well with a determined attitude and a proper plan. The many obstacles should not keep one from bringing their business idea to life