Wengie Brings The Life Hacks Home

As our lives have become ever increasingly more strapped for time, each new venture and activity pull on an already strained schedule full of career obligations, personal goals, and of course the occasional period of rest. As we push ourselves further into scheduling chaos, our lives can become traps in which we fall into to daily. Such is the sad reality of those who do not hack.

 

Before you get out your hoodie, perfect your pale parlour, and maybe start looking for imiginary firneds in your area, maybe that imiginary bar down the street is a perfect place to look, I don’t mean computer hacking. I’m talking about the much easier, and definietly more legal, life hacking.

 

Life hacking for all of those who prefer to experience time in a non-linear fashion or those who recently escaped cultist living underground, is finding simple but effective ways of improving the little things you do every day during a normal routine.

 

Wengie Brings the Hacks Back

 

Now that we have moved beyond trying to remember if python is more than a reptile, let’s get started with the queen of all things hacked, Youtube star and fashion icon, Wengie.

 

Wengie brings her viewers brand new and innovative ways they can improve their lives, whether they are simple hacks for your hair, home, or sometimes even safety. Wengie helps her viewers find the best version of themselves as she lights the way to a hacked life, one full of repurposed Tic-Tac containers, hands-free mornings, and of course more time to spend doing the things we love.

Highland Capital Sets its Eyes on the Asian Market

Highland Capital Management is an investment advisory firm that is based in Dallas, Texas. The company was founded in 1993. It has close to $15 billion assets under management. It was founded by Mark Okada and James Dondero. James is the current president of the firm. The firm specializes in alternative investments, collateralized loan obligations, and credit strategies.

 

Highland Capital was invited to visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on 12th of October. The company was celebrating the re-listing of the Highland iBoxx Senior Loan ETF. The Senior Loan ETF is managed by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors. It focuses on retail. Mark Okada is the co-founder of Highland Capital. He honored the occasion by ringing the closing bell of the day.

Highland Capital Management Korea announced that they had raised $147 million for a private equity fund. The anchor investor of the fund is the Nation Pension Service of South Korea. It is valued at half a trillion dollars. The investors of the fund decided to set out with specific objectives including the investment returns. One of the goals is that the fund will invest in opportunities in China and the US.

 

Stonebridge Capital is a Korean private equity firm. It will co-manage the fund. Highland Capital entered into a partnership with the venture capital firm because of its knowledge and experience in the Korean market. This is the first equity fund from Highland Capital that is focused on healthcare in Asia. This was done on a direct basis or through multi-purpose funds despite the fact that the firm had made investments in the sector in the past.

 

Carl Moore is the managing director of Highland’s private equity group. Carl said that healthcare was one of the sectors that they had massively invested. Highland has $1.5 B in healthcare assets under management. This is close to ten percent of their total assets. He said that the fund would focus on healthcare companies in Asia and North America. Matt Jameson who is the co-head of private equity at the firm said that several companies were disrupting the healthcare. He pointed out that this availed many opportunities for investors in the industry.

Achievements of Eric Pulier, a Man to Emulate.

Eric Pulier is an experienced, gifted, and talented middle-aged man who is on a mission to bring out the best in writing industry. He is an American author, columnist, public speaker, philanthropist, and an entrepreneur with an outstanding reputation in Los Angeles, California, where he is based. Eric has published many materials that have been an inspiration to his readers; he is a co-author of the book “Understanding Enterprise SOA,” which was first published in the year 2005, and which attracted many readers. Featuring in the March 2012 issue of Forbes Magazine, was the article that Eric wrote “The Enterprise Industrial Complex.

Eric Pulier was raised in Teaneck, New Jersey where he started his schooling, while he was in the fourth grade; Eric started programming computers something that made him open his database computer while Eric was in Teaneck high school, where he graduated in the year 1984. Eric proceeded with his education at Harvard University and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English and American English. Over the years, Eric has been focusing on technological innovation, where he is doing his best to achieve his goals.

Eric has founded more than fifteen companies where he has been a part of tremendous growth, through his efforts,

financial contributions and innovative skills. Some of the companies that he has founded and co-founded are; US Interactive, Media Platform, and Digital Evolution. Eric has a passion for helping people who are not stable economically, and therefore he has been investing and funding many charitable organizations in Los Angeles.

Eric Pulier is a family man; he is a dedicated father of four children, who he lives with in LA. He has been supporting children who are suffering from chronic illness and conditions and have been helping them in many ways. Currently, he sits in as a board member of The Painted Turtle, a summer camp for children with chronic illness, he also a part of the Innovation Board of the XPRIZE Foundation. Eric is a role model in America, his love to help others has made him who he is today; he is an icon,

You Might Not Have Heard About the Limited Fabletics Release

Every young adult that likes to job or practice physical exercises probably already heard of the sports apparel company named Fabletics. Fabletics is part of a group of brands that aim to produce clothes with high quality in a variety of categories. Fabletics has assumed the type of apparels for doing physical exercises, and they are doing great in Amazon sales and e-commerce charts. Sales have never been that good.

 

The brand recently got to feature Demi Lovato in one of their newest releases. The creator and CEO of the company, Kate Hudson, did an interview where she talked about the event that would feature the body champion and celebrity of the American cinema and music.

 

According to Kate, it was an honor to work with Demi Lovato, and both are very excited to announce the very empowering active wear soon.

 

The company announced that the new apparels would be available to be reviewed and purchased by customers and members of the Fabletics subscription starting on 8 May 2017.

 

As soon as the new collection of clothes hit the online stores, sales went wild.

 

According to one of the employees of Fabletics, part of the reason why sales did so well at the beginning of the announcement, during the inauguration and it’s still at an all-time high, is because the sales method that Kate Hudson implemented for Fabletics, the reverse showroom technique, is a win-win situation for both the brand and the customers, and our buyers know that. It’s always something that they can’t find in other fashion brands.

 

Demi Lovato was also an outstanding choice to represent the sports apparel company since the celebrity is consistently publishing photos and statements on Instagram, Facebook and other social media about working out and the constant dedication that she has at keeping her body healthy and fit.

 

The singer has admitted that he has already bought tons of apparels from Fabletics herself. The way that Fabletics has handled e-commerce made shopping clothes through Fabletics much more practical than anywhere else. Because Kate and the sales team do not care where the client buys their clothes, they can find prices and clothing offers anywhere on the internet, and the official website still redirects them to that online store. Because of that, their subscription is always benefic, even if buyers are not ordering directly from the official store.

 

Also, because of how Kate had the brilliant idea of investing first in the e-commerce and then add a research panel that lets the team analyze what customers buy, the physical stores of Fabletics can see what fitness apparels are doing great in that particular area and sell specifically those clothes to avoid having a stash full of cold products.

 

The limited-edition release featured by Demi Lovato will be available in sizes XXS through 3X. They have the theme of being colorful and very appealing to the teenage public, passing a sense of security and confidence through their clothing.

 

Part of the profits from the new release will be directly sent to support a foundation named “Go Girl,” which aims to provide bicycles to girls in underdeveloped countries.

 

If you’re interested in learning more, visit the official website at https://www.fabletics.com

Arthur Becker: Artist and Investor

Arthur Becker is currently working to complete his first ground-up real estate development project on his own. The project is a luxury condominium with eight units located at 465 Washington Street in New York City. The project is expected to have a selling value of $52.5 million. In addition to investing in New York City real estate, Becker is also involved in real estate investment in Florida and investment in technological startup companies.

According to NY Daily News, Becker also has a profound interest in creating artistic pieces and collecting notable objects. His collections include pieces of ancient African currency. An interesting art project of his involves the creation of art out of pieces of money as a means of making a social commentary on our society’s perception of finance. These pieces consist of items such as origami composed of dollar bills or gold bars stacked up in an artistic fashion.

Arthur Becker’s interest in art stems back to when he attended Bennington College to receive his bachelor of arts in Fine Arts. While there, he had a mixed major in ceramics and photography. He graduated in 1969. Becker’s artwork has been exhibited at a number of notable locations including Art Basel, Arcature Fine Art, the Hal Katzen and Morgan Walker Fine Art.

Becker’s business knowledge is rooted in his days as a student at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. While there he received his MBA. He went on to work in a number of business ventures in several different capacities. His previous employment includes serving as CEO of NaviSite, a technology company that hosted data centers and provided application management to business via cloud technology. Currently, Becker is a managing member of Madison Partners, LLC and the Chairman and CEO of Zinio LLC. Madison Partners, LLC is an investment firm that focuses on investing capital in areas such as real estate and biotechnology ventures.

See more: https://angel.co/arthur-becker-nyc

JeanMarie Guenot: Pharmaceutical Professional

JeanMarie Guenot has over 20 years of experience as a business executive for several pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. She has a vast understanding of working with all stages of both private and public companies. She specializes in working with pharmaceutical research and development departments, corporate and commercial development, overall business development, project and alliance management, and venture capital.

One of the things she’s known for is her ability to build or rebuild companies from the ground up. Jeanmarie Guenot has extensive experience and interest in working in the more major therapeutic areas. Most recently, Guenot was recognized for her accomplishments with SKS Ocular.

SKS Ocular is a company that was founded, built, and ran by Guenot. It was a small startup ophthalmic company. Eventually, it gave birth to SKS Ocular 1, the first of five portfolio companies. It focused on dry AMD and ocular drug delivery technologies on linkedin.com. The entire company was focused on helping patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, and ocular inflammation.

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Although JeanMarie Guenot is known for her business expertise, she’s also quiet the medical expert. She’s been trained in physical and medicinal chemistry. She focused on quantum mechanical and semi-empirical methods for molecular dynamics, X-ray and NMR refinement, and drug design. She attended both the University of California, where she earned her Ph.D., and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her MBA.

After graduating, Dr. Guenot began her career at Atlas Venture. She was responsible for managing venture capital investments, and she built life science companies, where she operating on a Board of Directors level. Her scientific career didn’t begin until she started working at Hoffmann-La Roche as a principal scientist in preclinical research and development. She and her other team members were trying to discover and develop drugs for metabolic diseases, inflammation, autoimmune diseases and oncology.

Before Hoffmann, Dr. JeanMarie Guenot was Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at PDL BioPharma. While at PDL, Guenot led and negotiated the biggest deal of her career, the Biogen Idec-PDL 50:50. It was an $800 million transaction.

Eloise Monaghan’s Honey Birdette Continues to Make Inroads in the American Market

Honey Birdette, one of the biggest women undergarment brands globally, recently took another major step in conquering the U.S. market by launching its US e-commerce site. Based in Brisbane, Australia, Honey Birdette has been making inroads in the American and European markets over the recent past. The recent launch was a strategic move by the company to capitalize on the lucrative American market that has proved to be warming up towards the brand. From 2016 and stretching over to 2017, the company has made unprecedented increment in its online sales within the United States for up to 374 percent. The e-commerce site will bring with it more success. On top of the online marketing, plans are also underway for the opening of a physical store in the United States.

The UK and Australia Stores

Honey Birdette started its operations in Australia in 2006 after Eloise Monaghan founded it. Eleven years down the line, the company has opened more than 55 stores in Australia, and more are still in the pipeline. Surprisingly enough, the company had not ventured into the oversee market up until last year when it launched its first foreign stores in the United Kingdom. The stores were opened in London’s Covent Garden, Westfield White City, and Leeds’ Victoria Gate. One year later, Honey Birdette is in the process of opening additional ten stores in the UK, with a long-term goal of opening 40 stores before the curtains fall for next year. Some of the strategic markets targeted by the company include Liverpool, Leeds, Westfield Stratford, and Newcastle.

Words from the Founder

Speaking after the launch of the U.S. e-commerce site, Honey Birdette’s founder, Eloise Monaghan, said that the site launch was aimed at revolutionizing the customer experience. She added that with the new development, the American customer would have a full range of products to choose from. Clients making orders in excess of $50 will also be given free delivery.

Products from Honey Birdette

The cost of Honey Birdette lingerie products ranges from $100 to $300. The produce quality Lingerie, including Bras, Thongs, Knickers, Suspenders, Teddies & Bodysuits, and Robes & Chemises

Besides the lingerie, the company also produces essentials such as stockings and candles, as well as toys for both genders, novelty, and lubricants.

For further information follow Honey Birdette on Facebook.

The Lung Institute – Treating COPD Patients Effectively Through Stem Cell Therapy

People these days tend to get so overwhelmed with different lifestyle habits such as smoking, drinking and other pleasurable yet unhealthy habits that they forget the importance of their health. It is what causes long-term health issues later in life. One of the most wide-spread of such problems is Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease, which has over afflicted over 24 million people in the United States and has over 400 million patients globally.

The air pollution, which is a global problem, is also one of the factors that contribute towards COPD and other lung disorders and diseases. The worst part is that over the years there has been a rapid advancement in the medical and healthcare sciences and many alternative treatments are discovered and developed for a variety of health issues, except for lung diseases.

It is what has caused the patients with lung disorders to have little to no hope of complete recovery, once they are diagnosed with a lung disease. In many cases, due to lack of actual lung therapies, patients suffer from early fatalities. It is one of the reasons why many of the patients diagnosed with COPD and other lung diseases tend to consider and go for alternative treatment options, the most practical and useful of which is stem cell therapy. Even though a relatively new branch of treatment for lung and various other diseases, stem cell therapy is known to help because it uses stem cells, which have regenerative and healing qualities.

The Lung Institute, a research and treatment center based in Tampa, FLA, is one of the most famous treatment centers for patients suffering from COPD or other lung diseases. The center has a stream of professional and qualified stem cell experts, who screen the patients thoroughly and consider their past medical history, before deciding on the treatment course for the patient. See, https://lunginstitute.com/.

The personalized treatment approach coupled with experience based stem cell treatment help with faster recovery and elimination of many fatal symptoms of the lung disorders slowly. The Lung Institute in Cedars-Sinai has treated over 3,000 patients with stem cell therapy so far, and many more patients are enrolling each day as the awareness of the effectiveness of stem cell therapy spreads across the nation.

To read more about COPD, visit lunginstitute.com.

Understanding Cassio Audi

One of the mot interesting parts of the financial world is how different investment markets affect investments. An investment can be in one market literally halfway around the world but a situation in another country can affect that particular investment. The reasons why this can happen and does happen are varied. Markets are a part of the financial world that hold many keys to the success of investments.

Therefore, for people who make investment decisions, a big key to investment success is handling the market changes that will occur. Investment companies are often placed in decision making positions related to investments. In many of these companies, there are people whose primary job responsibility is to watch the markets. These professionals, such as Cassio Audi,  are placed with the task of following markets on a daily basis to determine what is occurring in the markets and what might occur in the markets that could possibility affect investments that are managed by the investment companies.

Decisions concerning markets and investments are made based on what these professionals decide. Investment companies put a lot of time and effort into following and understanding markets because the companies recognize the importance of the markets. In addition, all markets behave in certain ways based on situations but also based on location. The markets in Brazil will react to certain changes differently than other markets; investment managers and other investment professionals must understand the differences between markets.

Cassio Audi is a professional in the investment management field who has learned how to follow markets both locally and globally. Cassio Audi has worked in the investment profession long enough to discover the various characteristics of the markets that respond to specific conditions and situations. This knowledge has helped Cassio Audi to be able to make good investment decisions related to market changes.

As the markets change, investments tend to change based on the flow of the markets. Investment managers like Cassio Audi who have learned how to follow and recognize what markets do are in a position to make investment decisions that can save or make a lot of money.

Warren Buffett Is Incorrect About Latest Deal, According To Capital Group CEO

Warren Buffett, the acclaimed multi billionaire investor and the second wealthiest man in America was recently rebuffed by Timothy Armour, the CEO and chairman of Capital Group’s Research and Management Company, over his latest investment strategy. The investment deal had Buffett placing one million dollars into a S & P 500 passive index fund for charity, which to most would not seem like a particularly dodgy deal (indeed it seems likely the venture will pay out well for Mr. Buffett).

Tim Armour agrees that there is absolutely nothing inherently wrong with passive index funds (which are distinct from active management funds by being mirrored upon a given market index and not managed by actual individuals) and states that they can be a integral component of one’s portfolio.

Read more: Capital Group Names Armour Chairman to Succeed James Rothenberg

The problem Mr. Armour has with passive index funds also has nothing to do with what he considers to be the tired and useless argument about “active vs. passive.” To Mr. Armour it is all about protection and safety in the long run – this is precisely just what passive index funds are very, very bad at.

The reason why is that unlike many other fund types, passive index funds grant prospective investors absolutely no financial protection in the face of down market. This, coupled with the fact that most people, even most moderately seasoned independent investors, are unaware of this fact, can cause potentially massive financial losses down the line. Mr. Armour, in opposition to Mr. Buffett, proposes that prospective investors look more to protection across good and bad markets more so than steady gains in the short run.

Learn more about Timothy Armour at http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20150729/FREE/150729863/capital-group-parent-names-armour-chairman-replacing-rothenberg