Drew Madden And The Latest Moves From CVS And Amazon

There is exciting news in the world of healthcare. That being that both Amazon and CVS have made some recent business moves that make them all the more customer-friendly and innovative.

Drew Madden has been tracking these developments. Given that he is a healthcare information technology entrepreneur, this should come as little surprise. He has essentially dedicated his whole life to studying what goes on in the healthcare sector in the United States. He always wants to keep his finger on the pulse of that particular market because it is so critical to the ways in which we all live and work.

Amazon made big news recently when they started to apply for licenses to sell pharmaceutical products across states lines. They applied for licenses in a variety of states, but it is not quite clear yet if they plan to truly go about selling those products. Amazon does like to test the waters with a number of different business opportunities. They very well could have done this just to see what the reaction would be from major industry players already in the market.

Prior to that announcement even being made, CVS had already taken steps to help diversify its holdings and make itself a bigger player in healthcare. They decided that a purchase of Aetna would help them have a more broad offering to customers. This would allow them to offer the very healthcare insurance that customers would later use to purchase their prescriptions from CVS in the first place.

Both of these business choices have real implications in the real world. To a lot of people they are actually very exciting developments. After all, it is hard to imagine what life will be like once we have the likes of Amazon and CVS both working towards making getting our prescriptions just a little easier. One is an industry leader that we already know and love, and the other is one of the most beloved companies in the world to begin with. It is hard to see how any of this ends up for the worse for those of us who use the healthcare services that they provide.

Daniel Taub – Breaking Down Barriers

A Little About Daniel Taub

Daniel Taub is an Israeli Diplomat and previous Ambassador to the UK. He is also known for his career in international law.

Daniel Taub has studied at University College, Oxford in London and at Harvard University. His life has been a great journey from serving in the Israel Defense Forces to his stint as speechwriter for President Chaim Herzog.

Daniel Taub has been a part of Israel’s legal and political arena for over two decades. He has been a member of the Israeli Foreign Ministry since 1991.

At one point and time Daniel Taub was Ambassador to the United Kingdom. During his tenure as Ambassador; he was instrumental in starting “Bizcamp,” a technological start-up competition, first ambassador to be interviewed on BBC, first to be a part of the International Maritime Organization.

Daniel Taub retired in 2015 as Ambassador to the UK and moved on with his career in speaking on biblical text and editorial writing. Currently, he writes for an Israeli series called, “HeChatzer.” In addition he occasionally speaks on subjects to change the views and perspectives of the worlds opinion of the Israeli lifestyle and religion.

Changing the World’s View

Daniel Taub uses his editorial skills to change how the public view Israeli’s. He is currently using these skills on a drama series platform. The name of the drama is, “HeChatzer.” HeChatzer takes on orthodox Hasidic material and uses everyday experiences along with humor to enlighten and entertain viewers.

The series takes religious ideology and shows different perspectives, which may change how stereotypes are conceived and in fact remove them.

He really wants to show that Israeli lifestyle is no different than any other cultural lifestyle. By doing this Daniel Taub hopes to breakdown stereotypes and the cultural barriers that exist today. Read more: Daniel Taub | Wikipedia and  Daniel Taub| Behance

In addition to his work to change peoples views on Israeli life, he also continues his political and legal skills by speaking publicly on these topics. He has a background in intellectual property law and negotiation theism.

He is also a prolific writer of international law theory. But he prides himself mostly on his diplomacy skills and religious works through the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Reputation of Madison Street Capital in Corporate Finance

Madison street capital is a leading investment bank that has a significant presence globally. The company is located in Chicago, and it has been in the industry providing services to customers for over 13 years. There are lots of services that are offered by the Madison street capital company comprising private equity, advisory, investment banks services, business valuation services, mergers and acquisitions services, venture capital services and many others.

 

The years that the Madison street capital has been in the industry has enabled it to have a remarkable reputation. The most significant pride that the Madison Street Capital has is that it has the most considerable knowledge in the financial industry and more so corporate finance. Based on its area of expertise the company has been delivering the services to its clients to ensure that all are satisfied by the services since it values the interests of its customers.

 

In building its reputation globally, the Madison Street Capital company has other offices besides Chicago in Oregon, Ghana, and India. The management or rather executives of the company provides a timely report of the transactions integrating comprehensive analytic skills to ensure that every operation is conducted appropriately. This makes the clients of the Madison Street Capital have high confidence with the firm since they know the right company handles their assets.

Moreover, the Madison Street Capital is recognized in advisory services, and it offered financial advice to the DCG Software Value Company that is leading in the software analytics. DCG Software Value is famous in the provision of services related to software such as project support, value management, and software estimation services. The DCG merges with Spitfire Group, and they all appreciate the services and contribution of the Madison Street Capital company since they worked hard to see the two companies accomplishing their deals successful of which was a great achievement.

 

Also, the Madison Street Capital firm has some awards of honor that it has earned. Most of the awards that the firm has received are as a result of the track record that it has left and achievements in various sectors of the projects undertaken. Also, the firm advised the WLR Automotive Group on a transaction of $13.2 million based on the leaseback and sales. The advice made the WLR Automotive Group generate a lot of cash that is used in making other investments in the market; moreover, the company has other 17 outlets, and it was grateful for the deal with the Madison Street Capital.

 

Mostly, the Madison Street Capital company has an excellent reputation in the corporate finance where it has been offering financial advice to different companies so that they can be able to make significant investments and at the same time raise more cash.

 

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Hussain Sajwani Moves From The Oil Industry To Luxury Real Estate

The career of luxury real estate mogul Hussain Sajwani now takes him around the world as he searches for impressive ways of creating new and exciting luxury real estate developments across the planet.

However, the career of Hussain Sajwani has taken in many different work options including his very first position in the finance and contracts department of the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas group; unhappy in this role, the DAMAC owner went on to develop his own catering services company which would become one of the world’s ;leading suppliers of food to industrial and military agencies. Learn more about Hussain Sajwani: http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/23813-the-rise-and-rise-of-damac/ and https://www.damacproperties.com/en/investor-relations/corporate-governance/meet-our-board

Moving from the oil and gas industry to the food services industry would have been enough for most entrepreneurs but Hussain Sajwani has continued to develop his career for the future by moving into many different sectors.

Hussain Sajwani has always seen the opportunity to develop for the future and continued this career development by seeking to find a position in the hotel industry in the mid-1990s when he identified a growing trend for tourists from the former Soviet Union making their way to the Middle East; over the course of his career as a hotelier, Hussain Sajwani developed a chain of mid-range hotels which became a success amid the surge of tourism following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The luxury real estate sector was the last and latest sector Hussain Sajwani has so far explored and has seen him develop a career including his own invitation to the Davos meeting of the world’s most important business and political leaders.

As the DAMAC owner, Hussain is closely linked to the family of U.S. President Donald Trump who he counts as a business partner for their joint ventures in the real estate sector in Dubai.

Over the course of 2017 and 2018, DAMAC created two golf resorts bearing the Trump brand with courses designed by Tiger Woods which have already won awards and been critically acclaimed.

Jim Larkin Buried Before A Crowd Of 200,000

The lives of James “Big Jim” Larkin and James Connelly will be forever linked after the pair became political partners from 1910 to 1914 and created the modern Irish Labour Party. Read more: Jim Larkin | Wikipedia and James Larkin | Ireland Calling

Connelly was a well-educated republican who had traveled to the U.S. to build his career as a union organizer but it was Jim Larkin who captured the imagination of the public with his own brand of emotional and powerful rhetoric delivered to workers about their human rights.

Larkin had arrived in Belfast in 1907 after falling out of favor with the leaders of the English National Dock Laborers union whom he served as an organizer.

The NDLU asked Larkin to divide his time between the docks of Belfast and Dublin where less than 10 percent of the workforce were members of the union; by 1908, Larkin had seen the need for more wide-ranging union representation and created the Irish Transport and General Workers Union aimed at including tram workers in the union in the future.

The return of Connelly from the U.S. in 1910 gave Larkin’s own career fresh impetus and led to the pair establishing the Irish Labour Party in 1912 with the aim of providing political representation for the working-classes.

Jim Larkin was committed to providing a brighter future for the people of Ireland which he believed meant independence from English rule, a dream he would see fulfilled in 1921 for what would become the Republic of Ireland.

Although he is often portrayed as a man unhappy with the advancement of others in the Irish Labour Party or the ITGWU, Larkin was deeply affected when news reached him in the U.S. of the death by British Firing Squad of James Connelly following the Easter Rising of 1916.

By the time of the Easter Rising, Larkin had been forced out of Dublin by a group of 400 industrialists and business owners who used the newspapers of the time to fight against the rise of Larkin as a political leader in 2013.

Eventually returning to Dublin in 1920, Jim Larkin died in 1947 and was given a funeral worthy of his history as one of the great fighters on behalf of the Irish people with more than 200,000 attending his funeral in Dublin.

The Fairy Tale Story of Doe Deere and Lime Crime

I recently came across an interesting article on Inspirely.com (which is an amazing website for anyone looking to be inspired). It was a Question and Answer style article with the founder of ultra-chic beauty brand, Lime Crime. The founder is Doe Deere, who is as unique as the makeup she creates. She can frequently be seen with her signature ever-changing hair color. Her hair is typically a bright shade of blue, orange, pink or purple. As a side note, she has now made these brightly shades that she is known for available on the Lime Crime website and they are completely vegan and never tested on animals.

 

The article discussed everything from the history of Lime Crime to her advice for others wishing to start their own business. She talked about how she first got involved in the business of making her own makeup. She started simply because she was unable to find the bright shades she wanted in the level of quality that she desired. She soon learned that there was a large group of women throughout the world looking for those same shades. It was a period of time where nude of very light makeup was popular. Doe Deere has always used her makeup to stand out and to express herself. To her, makeup is more of an art form and she wanted her business to have that same feel.

 

She definitely succeeded. Everything about Lime Crime feels mystical and magical. She somehow managed to bring amazing quality to her products while keeping a very fun and almost child-like style. For example, Lime Crime recently released a glorious line of eyeshadows that are styled in brightly-colored plastic shell cases that are designed to look nearly identical to the ‘90s craze toy, the Polly Pocket. This isn’t out of the ordinary for Lime Crime and Doe Deere. The company likes to keep creativity in whatever it does and isn’t afraid to stand out in a crowd. In fact, the mascot for Lime Crime is a unicorn due to the fact that Doe Deere has always believed that makeup can make anyone stand out in a crowd of the ordinary – similar to plain horses – and feel like a gorgeous and magical unicorn. Fans gave her the adorable nickname of Queen of the Unicorn.

 

When she started making makeup products for herself, she realized that it was her life calling. She has always believed in following your life calling and blocking out fears that may keep you from achieving your goals. She started simply selling her products on an eBay store and the sales volume quickly grew to the level that she started an e-commerce website to sell Lime Crime makeup. She did short video tutorials the showcased her tips and tricks to build a following. Today, Lime Crime does millions of dollars in sales each year and has become what is known as a boutique line of makeup. The people who use Lime Crime typically come back again and again, as well as refer friends and acquaintances.

 

Visit https://www.limecrime.com/pages/our-founder to learn more.

Bob Reina: What It Means To Be Special

Bob Reina is someone that knows what it means to be special. It is something he carries with him all of the time, and it is something that means a great deal to him as a human being. It is not something he is arrogant or cocky about at all. He likes to remain humble, down to earth, and he likes to be there for people. He wants to be a man of the people, and he has done that on a consistent basis. He has never backed down from a challenge, and he has never shied away from the chance to be great. After all, when someone used to work in law enforcement, they were putting their lives on the line all of the time.

 

Now, he wants people to test themselves and really challenge what they can do as human beings. He knows they are capable of a lot more than what they are showing. They have settled for far too long in life, and they have not really pushed things to the limit. In Bob Reina’s mind, that is the best way to get results. You have to see what is inside of you, what you can do, and what you are capable of each and every single day you are alive on this earth. It is a truly a gift, and it is not a gift that Bob Reina takes for granted. It is a gift he cherishes and it is a gift he holds near and dear to his heart.

 

It is why Talk Fusion wins awards. In 2016, as a matter of fact, they won two awards, one of them being the 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. Bob Reina believes in the power of solutions and how they can transform people’s lives. When they look at solutions, they are not focused on the problem. Too often in life, people are focused on the problem and they don’t think there is a solution. The solution is out there in the form of Talk Fusion, the all-in-one video communications provider. It comes with everything that one could need to get the best out of their video product when it’s all said and done. Video is truly how people are communicating, and it is how they are getting their brand out there and it is how they are getting in the public eye. Learn more: https://medium.com/@bobreinatalkfusion/have-you-given-up-on-your-dreams-b2c37849845a

 

It is a truly wonderful feeling when people see that what they have done is really growing and people are responding to it. It is why they have created the product in the first place. They wanted to create something that was going to alter the course of their life and other people’s lives as well. Everyone wins in that situation.

Meet The New CEO Of Banco Bradesco: Octavio De Lazari Junior

The long wait of the Brazilian financial industry is over, and Banco Bradesco declared its new CEO to lead the banking firm from March 2018. It is announced that one of the current vice presidents of the firm as well as the CEO of its insurance unit – Bradesco Seguros Group, Octavio de Lazari Junior will take charge of the CEO.

Since its current Chief Executive of the bank, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi, was appointed as the new Chairman of the firm in October 2017, the bank was in the search for the fitting candidate. Though Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi assumes both the role, for the time being, the Brazilian banking regulations do not permit any single person holding both the roles more than six months.

Since the bank follows a procedure of finding a suitable candidate from its workforce to the top post, all the seven VPs of the firm were considered for the role. However, the reports confirm that Lazari Junior was not considered as a favorite for the role though he had a long career journey with the bank. The company was announcing the replacement in the management on February 5, 2018. Interestingly, Lazari Junior will take charge of the top role on March 12, 2018 – after the Board of Directors nods the approval.

Read more: Bradesco to choose board member as new president, says Trabuco

Additionally, Lazari Junior will also be appointed as the President of the Executive Council of the bank in place of Trabuco Cappi. Lazari Junior has over four decades of close association with the bank, and he began serving a branch in Sao Paulo as an office boy at the age of 15. During those days, he was employed with an agency and was not part of the workforce of the bank. Lazari Junior became the Manager of the agency in a few years. He decided to make a foray into the bank and served various roles in the initial years.

Since 1998, Lazari Junior began making his contributions in the credit area and became a director according to insiders.morningstar.com . In 2010, he was appointed as the department director in the bank with responsibilities of Finances and Loans. After two years, he was appointed to the Executive Director’s Board. In 2017, Lazari Junior became the President of the insurance unit of the bank as well as the VP of the banking firm. It is confirmed that Lazari Junior would continue to hold the leadership role of the Bradesco Seguros Group though he got the elevation.

The current Chairman of the firm, Trabuco Cappi initiated his career journey at his age of 18 as he joined the bank as an office clerk in 1969. In the next four decades, he assumed various roles and took initiatives for a number of flagship programs of the bank. Some of them include the digital banking efforts, some critical acquisition programs, and diversification of business into new areas. Apart from serving the bank, Trabuco Cappi also serves on the boards of a number of companies in various sectors. He was part of Brasilian division of ArcelorMittal Board.

Search more about Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi: http://economia.estadao.com.br/blogs/coluna-do-broad/bradesco-deve-anunciar-sucessor-de-trabuco-antes-do-carnaval/

Michael Lacey

Michael Lacey is a mathematician who has received numerous awards for his research, and is currently working as a Professor of Mathematics as well as Associate Chair for Faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His work has touched on probability, egrodic theory, and harmonic analysis.

Lacey earned is B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas in 1981, and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Illinois in 1987 under advisor Walter Phillip. That same year, he began teaching mathematics as an assistant professor at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Before his work at Georgia Tech, he served as an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Indiana University, Bloomington.

During his work at UNC, Lacey and his advisor presented their proof of the central limit theorem, which shows that when independent random variables are added the sum tends to show a normal distribution (“a bell curve”). At Indiana University, he began studying the bilinear Hilbert transform.

Throughout his career, Lacey has won many honors and awards. In 2004, he received the Guggenheim Fellow award, which is only given to two to four people in mathematics each year.

Lacey received the Fulbright Fellowship, which allowed him a three-month teaching and research award in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2008. In 2012, he was named a Simons Fellow, where there are about 30 awards given each year in the discipline from the Simons Foundation. His most recent award in 2013 was as an American Mathematical Society Fellow.

For his work with the Hilbert transform, in conjunction with Christoph Thiele, he was awarded the Salem Prize in 1996. The Salem Prize is an international award, funded by Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study. Lacey’s work has also been in many published articles.

During his time at Georgia Tech, he has been a mentor to more than 10 postdocs and has supported plenty of undergraduate and graduate students, who have gone on to have jobs in industry and economics.

He has also been the director of training grants such as VIGRE. While at the university, he has also been involved in research.

Read more: Michael Lacey |Math Alliance and Michael Lacey | Wikipedia

Successful Businessman: Alexandre Gama

Brazil has a significant number of successful entrepreneurs that have used their talents to advance the social and economic aspects of life. Alexandre Gama has helped develop Brazil’s social and economic sectors by putting out great advertisements. He was born on June 1, 1958, in Rio de Janeiro. He received a degree in advertisement and had taken Brazil’s advertisement industry by storm. Alexandre Gama started out as a writer and then a copywriter. While he worked as a writer, he was named the most awarded writer in Brazil. Being called the most awarded writer in Brazil was only a small portion of the success that he would accumulate. Alexandre Gama has received about 26 Lion awards for his work in advertising. Alexandre Gama’s incredible work was with his company Neogama. He won a Lion award for his company Neogama after being in business for only one year.