More than a decade after graduating from college, Krishen Iyer has created not one, but two successful businesses. First, he formed Quick Link Marketing, which recently changed its name to Managed Benefit Services. The company works with dental and health insurance companies to provide them with consulting and marketing services. In addition, he founded MNP Insurance in 2015.
According to Iyer, one of the elements that has led to his success in the insurance and marketing fields is communication. He says the key to bringing any idea to life is to listen to multiple viewpoints and bring together the best aspects. Krishen Iyer adds that his natural inquisitiveness helps a great deal. He usually finds himself asking multiple questions to people in order to see the different ideas and views each person has on a particular issue. Using advanced techniques to collect data has also aided the growth of his businesses. While overseeing his business operations can result in a busy day, Iyer always makes face to face interaction a priority. He says that in his daily schedule, the first half of the day is dedicated to interfacing with his clients.
Kirshen Iyer attended San Diego State University from 2000 to 2004 and earned a B.S. in Public Administration. He founded MNP in 2009, and it went on to make the Inc. 5000 list in 2015. Iyer has also given his time and resources to charitable endeavors, including the Make A Wish Foundation and earthquake relief for Haiti. On a personal note, Iyer enjoys playing chess and tennis, and watching soccer. Connect with him here.
Recently, Sunday Riley skin care products were featured on Oprah. They are now one of Oprah’s favorite things for 2018! The items were also reviewed in Allure magazine and were the topic of one of the writers conversations over lunch with her friend.
Sunday Riley’s website is personal and welcoming. She (@sundayriley) writes in a warm and clean tone that makes you feel like you are her best friend. She relates to being a busy mom of four and barley having time to shower let alone get to a yoga class. She lists the products of her Subscription box for wellness 2018 on her website an provides pictures and descriptions of each item.
According to Deanna Pai writer for Allure magazine she had never heard of the products that Sunday Riley has launched and became intrigued after having lunch with a friend who mentioned the items to her. Immediately the friend remarked about how the packaging seemed safer than most because it didn’t seem intimidating like other brands that warn about using Retinol. Retinol is a vitamin A derivative and can cause some reddening and exfoliation of the skin if used improperly. She also commented on how the names were “cute” and she would buy the just because the names sounded safe and fun.
The two went on to discuss the products in more detail and finished there lunch. They did some investigating of the products and the name brand itself and found it hails from Houston and the oil is formulated in a safe amount of Retinol and other ingredients. Just enough to do the job. Sunday Riley products are very well researched and she herself is a chemist and studies the formulations in great detail before launching a product. The cost of product is high, however, does not derail her fans from getting new product as soon as it becomes available.
Many times we are advised about avoiding being a jack of all trades. However, turns out there are people who are good at pulling out more than one job. Rodrigo Terpins is among the people who have proven they can shine in all sectors of their life. He is known for his success as a rally driver, and he is the founder of Floresvale.
Rodrigo Terpins and his brother Michel Terpins are both team members of Bull Sertoes rally team. The Sertoes is the most challenging circuit in the rally industry. Rodrigo Terpins managed to be in the eighth position out of the 40 rally drivers. This was from the cooperation of Rodrigo Terpins and his partner. The rallies are a test of the ability to cooperate with the driver’s partner to navigate through the messy terrains. Rodrigo Terpins promised his fans to work on their weaknesses and improve the position next time.
Rodrigo Terpins inherited the art of sports from his father who was a famous basketball player in Brazil. His brother Michel Terpins is also a rally driver. Besides being a successful rally driver, Rodrigo has set time apart to run Floresvale.
The idea of Floresvale is to see that timber in Brazil is certified because part of wood extracted from Brazil is uncertified. Running the two businesses can be very demanding, but he tries to manage his schedule to fit his activities. For example, when his commuting he ensures that his connected to handle some of his jobs and keep the business going.
According to Broadcast, staying connected to the world is one of the ways Rodrigo Terpins uses to stay productive in his career. He has also cultivated his relationship with his partners. He says that to bring his ideas to life, he shares them with his partners who help in the evaluation of ideas.
Rodrigo has not gone through the success without going through any hardships. One of the challenges Floresvale has faced is buying a farm that was no good for business. They are still trying to sell the farm. However, all the troubles they have faced have been great lessons to better them as investors.
Dallas-based energy provider Stream Energy was one of the first companies to lend aid after Hurricane Harvey. It provided funds in support of affected, aiding them in relief efforts, and minimizing the financial toll. In 2016, Stream Energy responded quickly to the damage a number of Tornadoes wrought in North Texas. The company, in association with the Salvation Army, raised thousands in funds to aid affected families. Stream even went further and doubled the contributions made. Presently, it is engaging in long-standing efforts to curb homelessness in Texas. It has funded numerous events to provide food and clothing for homeless children. Stream Energy has always been serious about its philanthropy, but now it has kicked it up a gear with Stream Cares.
Stream Cares is an independent entity created within Stream to handle is philanthropic pursuits. The goal behind Stream Cares is to manage Stream’s ongoing charity. Stream Cares plans events, coordinates with other organizations, keeps relationships up with said organizations, and manages the outgoing contributions Stream makes to charity.
Since its founding in 2005, thedirect-seller energy providerhas given back to the community. In its tenure it has enjoyed much success, expanding out of Texas to offer energy services in six other states. It has also expanded its abilities to include mobile service and even home security. As a mobile provider Stream has a national reach, but its energy services have yet to expand further.
Philanthropy has always been a part of Stream’s business model, with both founders and executives seeing it as important. Stream Cares is the company’s effort to further legitimize that model by making charity a working part of the business. Right now, Stream Cares is partnering with Hope Supply Company to provide food and clothing for homeless children. This aforementioned outreach is at the heart of Stream’s philanthropy. A longtime partner of both Habitat for Humanity and the Red Cross, Stream Energy has worked tirelessly to provide relief for those without.
Aloha Construction, Inc., is a Lake Zurich, Illinois-based family-owned general contractor started by Dave Farbaky in 2008. They do roofing, siding, and gutter projects for homeowners and are fully licensed, bonded, and insured. Their Lake Zurich headquarters provides services to people in that region of Illinois as well as Southern Wisconsin and they have another office in Bloomington which provides services to people in DuPage, Lake, McHenry, and Cook Counties. They were the winners of the 2017 BBB Torch Awardbecause of the ethical and fair way they treat their customers.
May is the beginning of roofing season in the part of the country in which Aloha Construction does business. Because of the heavy amount of storms, hail, and high winds experienced in Illinois in 2018 Dave Farbaky says that he had to send the Aloha Construction crews out early this year to deal with all of the damage. He said it was a record-setting amount of damage to homes and some areas were even declared disaster areas by the governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner. He said that this year it will be about managing the volume of damage and how to most efficiently meet the needs of his company’s customers.
Dave Farbaky had already been busy this year having launched a sister company to Aloha Construction, Aloha Restoration, Inc., in 2017. This new company does interior remodeling projects such as kitchens, bathrooms, basements, and family rooms. He was pleased to announce that Aloha Restoration completed its first remodel of a multi-million dollar property. He says that the project was completed both on time and on budget which the homeowner was very pleased with.
Shafik Sachedina was born in the 1950’s and has become quite the figure in the healthcare industry as well as an advocate for teaching culture for Ismaili. When he was still young, Shafik relocated to London, England from his home in Tanzania. He attended school at Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental as well as the University of London. During this time he became an accomplished dentist and worked with clients all throughout the city.
Shafik Sachedina is more than just a dentist however, he is also an entrepreneur that has had his hand in business for a long time. This is especially seen in his work at Sussex Healthcare.
Shafik Sachedina maintains a position at Sussex as joint chairman for the business and provides people with healthcare and support services at their facilities. To date, the company runs more than 20 different healthcare homes. Throughout the time the company has been in business, which is more than twenty years, they have earned various awards for there accomplishments and high standards of care.
Shafik Sachedina is more focused on helping others and serving the needs of his patients more than being concerned with the prestige of the job. Taking care of people in need is a passion for Shafik and at Sussex, he is able to look after patients with many different health concerns, including dementia and other disabilities.
Sussex is unique in that they do not just look out after their patients, but their employees as well. Ensuring everyone is one the same page and is content with their work is crucial for the success of a business. Shafik Sachedina is always pushing the boundaries when it comes to his own work and expects employees to do the same to stay ahead of the game and provide the highest level of care. At the end of the day, Shafik is happy about his contributions to the community and despite all the success, wants to continue helping those in need.
Most individuals wonder whether AvaTrade is a scam or not. To be clear, AvaTrade does not engage in any scamming or fraudulent activities. Since its initiation, there hasn’t been a single case of scamming or fraud by AvaTrade. Ava Trade is a registered company that transacts CFD, stock markets, Forex, and other commodities. The operations of the broker firm are regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and the European Union. Moreover, AvaTrade is registered by the Spanish CNMV which oversees their operations.
Ava Trade has managed to build confidence in their traders since they are governed by the necessary boards. Therefore, traders do not have to worry about the issue of security or any fraudulent activities. Since Ava Trade is an Ireland broker firm, most of their securities, CFD, and stock comes from Cyprus. This is not an issue to raise eyebrows since Cyprus is under the European Union creating confidence and reliability.
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Unlike other Forex brokerage firms, Avatrade does not impose any commission on the transactions by traders. In fact, they only charge a favorable fee on the trader’s spreads. This has made Ava Trade be referred as a cost-effective Forex brokerage and has attracted many traders.
AvaTrade offers a comprehensive list of traders’ benefits which makes transacting Forex and CFD more convenient. Ava Trade makes correct payments to their traders, and they can make withdrawals anytime they make requests.
According to AvaTrade Review, Ava Trade incorporates several trading platforms. A good instance is with AvaTrader, created and managed by the Ava Trade ICT team. With this software, you can transact Forex and CFD from any place. AvaOptions software gives traders the opportunity to negotiate over the Counter.
About Ava Trade
AvaTrade was Initially acquired from AvaFX. AvaTrade is an Irish brokerage firm that is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and the European Union. The firm is famous due to the trading platforms and resources it provides its traders. Apart from operating in Ireland, it has offices in major cities such as Sydney, Paris, Tokyo, and New York.
Ronald Fowlkes is a proud former Marine that remembers his military days very fondly. He enlisted with the Marines because he felt that they were the best of the best. He strongly believes that his years serving in the military made him into the man that he is today. After the Marines, Fowlkes worked as a SWAT tactician and in security. Today, the former Marine is the manager of business development at First Spear Tactical.
Fowlkes thinks back to the days that he served in the military. He strongly believes that the lessons learned in the military led him to his own business success years later. For example, the Marines taught him to never quit. They also taught him to pay attention to even the smallest detail. Fowlkes believes these simple lessons in self discipline and working hard helped him to become a better salesperson and achieve amazing success in his career.
Fowlkes also shared that his years in the military, and working with a SWAT team helped him to become a leader in the community and a leader in his family, while providing a fine example for his children to follow. This has also led the former Marine to finding a way to give back to his local community. Today, Fowlkes is a trainer for the St. Louis Blues Triple-A team. He also provides motivation and encouragement to the team, helping to develop future leaders through his mentoring. Certainly, mentoring young people is very important to this former Marine.
Hussain Sajwani is the founder of DAMAC Properties. DAMAC Properties is a real estate development company located in Dubai. Dubai is known as one of the best cities in the world. Not only are residents of Dubai wealthy, but the local government offers numerous benefits for citizens.
With the strong economic growth in Dubai, many residents want luxury homes. Building a luxury home is a long process. Each aspect of the house is customized based on the needs of the buyer. Hussain Sajwani plans to develop numerous properties in the coming years.
Hussain Sajwani worked in the real estate industry for multiple years before deciding to start a company. He began as a real estate agent selling homes to buyers in Dubai. Becoming a real estate agent allowed him to learn about the local real estate market.
As a real estate agent, he had access to homes before other buyers. He decided to start buying homes as an investment. These investments generated monthly income each month. Hussain Sajwani still looks for real estate investment properties. Over time, these investments have risen in value tremendously.
DAMAC Properties is a successful company for several reasons. Not only does the company offer affordable pricing, but the company also has several services for clients to choose when building a home. Hussain Sajwani wants all of his customers to be satisfied with their decision to select DAMAC Properties. His commitment to customer service is one of the main reasons the company is successful.
As Dubai continues to develop, there is a significant opportunity for real estate companies in the city. Hussain Sajwani is excited about all of the possibilities in the coming years. He plans to continue growing the company to serve as many customers as possible.
Jed McCaleb is an expert in computer programming and blockchain cryptocurrency. He has been involved in multiple successful companies such as Ripple, Mt. Gox, and eDonkey2000. McCaleb has now, along with Joyce Kim, started a new company called Stellar.
When asked how he got the idea for Stellar, Jed told the interviewer that he saw an opportunity to create a better network to connect financial organizations. He got the idea from how bitcoin operates, but said, instead of making a new currency he chose to create a network for all of the currencies to interact with one-another. Stellar is that technology;Stellar connects financial institutions seamlessly.
The target audience of Stellar isn’t who you may think. Where most companies try to target people with large amounts of money, Stellar has went the opposite. Jed McCaleb discovered that their are a large portion of low income people all over the world who do not have access to certain financial services. McCaleb found that by utilizing Stellar, institutions are able to operate with one-another at lower costs than before and he hopes that this realization will lead to a cheaper cost to the consumer.
Jed McCaleb not only has an interest in computer program but also Artificial Intelligence. He is involved in a nonprofit organization called MIRI, which is devoted to researching artificial intelligence and discovering ways that AI can better help humans achieve tasks and be more productive.
Jed McCaleb seems to innovate in every sector of the digital world he becomes a part of. In 2000, he created eDonkey, a company which created software that is now standard in the peer to peer file sharing industry. McCaleb created Mt. Gox, a bitcoin exchange network that was eventually sold to a company in Japan before being shut down. McCaleb was also involved in Ripple, before leaving the company to create Stellar, a competitor.