Monthly Archives: January 2018

How One Can Inspire and Empower with Fashion and Fabletics

It is often said that fashion is about self expression. As a matter of fact, there is often the term, fashion statement that is uttered when talking about outfits. Many people do make different types of fashion statements. In many cases, they may mean very little to others. However, there are ways for people to express themselves and make meaningful and inspirational statements with their style. Often times, these inspiring statements are made with the use of risky fashion choices that can get attention from a lot of people. These statements are along the lines of being true to oneself.

 

Kate Hudson is an example of someone who is always making positive fashion statements. She has helped with the development of Fabletics. The statement that she has wanted to make is that women can live the lives they want. Working out does not have to be boring and tedious. However, the options offered at the majority of active wear stores indicate that working out is not something to be enjoyed. Kate Hudson has worked to change this mentality so that people will be more encouraged with their attempts to be fit. This has all resulted in a successful company that people want to be involved with.

 

One of the advantages that taking risks and expressing oneself with outfits is that it can inspire people to find their own style. Seeing someone dress in the way she truly wants and getting a lot of compliments for it can be very inspirational for others, especially if her message involves self expression through fashion.

 

One of the reasons that people struggle with their self esteem is that they are given limited room for self expression. Fabletics encourages people to dress in ways they truly want. As people find unique outfits that help them stand out, they will feel a little better about themselves. With each day they find unique styles, they will build a foundation for their own confidence. Then eventually, they will have the confidence to live the type of life they want. Fabletics inspires and encourages an overall positive lifestyle of joy and prosperity.

Sheldon Lavin Makes The OSI Group A Global Force

Sheldon Lavin is the CEO of the global food processing and distribution juggernaut the OSI Group. Lavin has been involved with the company since the 1970s. At that time Lavin was running his financial consulting firm. Sheldon Lavin has a degree in accounting and finance. Before starting his own company, he was a senior banking executive and had great success as an investor. After securing the financing the OSI Group needed, he decided to invest in the company and remain involved with them. He also struck a deal with the owners to purchase an ownership stake in the company. Lavin bought the company in the 1980s.

When he took over the OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin had a clear vision of what the company could become. He created an ambitious expansion plan that saw the company taking their high quality food and meat products all over the world. He also instituted some effective, award-winning environmental management practices that ended up earning three prestigious Globe of Honor awards given by the British Safety Council. Plus, Lavin has worked hard to maintain a family atmosphere in the company even though it has over 20,000 employees. Lavin regularly has meals with rank and file employees and has created a series of excellent worker safety policies.

Since Sheldon Lavin has taken over the company, the OSI Group has grown into a global powerhouse. The company has more than 65 processing facilities in more than 17 countries. There are facilities in Europe, Asia, Australia and North, South and Central America. The OSI Group recently opened a facility in India and has been in China for over 20 years. The company is China’s largest poultry producer and supplies meat, dough and vegetable products for Western fast food companies doing business in China including Starbucks, Pizza Hut, McDonald’s and Subway.

In 2016, the work Sheldon Lavin did transforming the OSI Group into an international food processing force was recognized by the Vision World Academy in India. They gave him the Global Visionary Award. But for Sheldon Lavin, a husband, father and grandfather, the thing he’s proudest of is his close relationship with his staff and the benefits he’s been able to provide for them and their loved ones.

Sheldon Lavin is also a generous philanthropist who donates to charitable organizations like the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Jewish United Fund, United Negro College Fund and the Inner City Foundation.

Sheldon Lavi’s Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/public/Sheldon-Lavin

MB2 Dental’s Unique Business Structure Lets Dentists Become Entrepreneurs

MB2 Dental is a dental firm that provides resources and administrative help to dentists. What makes them different is that the dentists who are part of their network are in complete control of their practice. The practices are completely dentist-owned, and they make all the decisions. MB2 Dental provides support, guidance, and help. Dentists also have the opportunity to co-invest with each other. While MB2 Dental takes care of all the nonclinical administrative aspects of running a dental practice, such as bookkeeping, dentists are still the ones that make the decisions for even non-clinical issues. For example, they decide whether they want to expand or open up another location. Outside investors and shareholders are not the ones calling the shots, like in other firms where businessmen who do not understand a thing about running a dental practice make the decisions. That is why MB2 Dental is so special.

Dentists really love this business model. They believe that MB2 Dental is preserving the integrity of the dental profession by letting dentists be the ones who actually call the shots. This way, they never have to compromise on things that would negatively impact patient care. MB2 is preserving what is sacred in dentistry, and by doing this, they are staying ahead of the curve. They give dentists the tools to be successful and get where they want to get. They are able to achieve their goals. Some dentists are more business oriented and involve themselves in the business side of their practice and with crunching the numbers, while others take advantage of the opportunity that MB2 Dental offers them to focus exclusively on the clinical aspect of the business. For those that take part in the business side, MB2 Dental offers encouragement, as they want dentists to be entrepreneurs and to be able to make the decisions.

MB2 Dental has been seeing growth that can only be described as explosive. A lot of this has to do with their unique business structure, which simply cannot be found anywhere else. To aspiring entrepreneurs, Dr. Villanueva advises questioning everything. You should not attempt to follow some guidebook for when to get into debt, when to sell, when to hire, and so on. Instead, challenge the status quo and look at the specifics of your own business and how certain steps will affect it, either for the better or for the worse.

End Citizens United Explains The Tax Bill Highlights The Need For Election Financing Reform

In December 2017, End Citizens United revealed its “Big Money 20” list of political donors who the PAC believes put the needs of their billionaire donors ahead those of their constituents. In the buildup to the 2018 midterm elections, End Citizens United has revealed 17 of the so-called “Big Money 20” voted in favor of the recently passed Republican-backed Tax Reform Bill which has been at the heart of the battle about the role being played by wealthy Republican donors and corporations.

End Citizens United believes the Tax Reform Bill is a Holiday gift provided by the Republican party to their wealthy donors who are searching for bigger breaks from the politicians they provide with millions of dollars in funding each year. The fact 17 of the 20 Republicans named to the list of top individuals backed by major political donors voted for the Tax Reform Bill highlights the need for the election financing reform End Citizens United is fighting for. The Tax Reform Bill will provide the wealthiest in the U.S. with huge tax breaks and result in a major period of damage to the financial security of the middle classes End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller believes are disappearing in the current political climate.

In a press release responding to the passing of the Tax Reform Bill, Tiffany Muller explained the Republican-written bill was a sign the billionaire classes were now damaging democracy to a great extent. The 17 Republicans voting for the bill who were already named to the “Big Money 20” list received more than $11 million from special interest groups supporting the Tax Reform Bill.

End Citizens United looks to avoid the issues of major donors influencing the political future of the political action committee by operating as a traditional PAC; this means the highest possible donation to the cause is capped at just $5,000. Some major political donors have shown their support for the group including Democrat George Soros who described the Citizens United decision and financial support shown by the billionaire donor class as “odious”.

By the time of the 2018 midterm elections, End Citizens United hopes to have an election war chest of $35 million building on the average donation of supporters of just $14. The grassroots nature of the End Citizens United PAC means it has maintained its political independence and decided to support Democrat candidates solely on the fact they are more likely to support campaign financing reform in a stronger way than their Republican rivals.

For details: votesmart.org/interest-group/2568/end-citizens-united#.WimkuLQ-eRs