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March 2016

A Bustle Review of Wen By Chaz

Have you been looking for new hair products on QVC? As you know, there are lots of shampoos and conditioners in the market, so it’s hard to find the ones that will work best for you. Luckily, Bustle’s Emily McClure tested WEN hair conditioner by Chaz Dean  for seven days, to give you an accurate idea of how the product works.

McClure states that it takes lots of product for the conditioner to work. If you have really thick hair, you’ll need about 32 pumps of the product! She noticed that her hair immediately felt thicker, which was definitely a good sign.

Over the next few days, Emily used Wen hair conditioner each day in the shower. She saw that her hair wasn’t as frizzy as before, but it did feel noticeably greasy. On the fourth day, when she didn’t have time to wash her hair, she said that her tresses felt heavy. She added a few curls for more volume, but the curls fell pretty quickly.

Near the end of the week, McClure says that her friends commented on the shininess of her hair, which let her know that her new hair treatment was working. Overall, Emily recommends WEN Hair conditioner, but says it’s best for women who wash and style their hair every day.

 



Alexei Betlyukov’s Extraordinary Rise to the Top of the Corporate World

Making it in the corporate is quite challenging. Upcoming entrepreneurs face many hurdles, which force most of them to drop out and get involved in other ventures. Alexei is a different crop of entrepreneur altogether. He is the kind that leaves behind a lasting impression and paves way for the success of his successors.

Mr. Beltyukov’s Philanthropy

The Russian born millionaire and philanthropist is dedicated to ensuring that startups have a source of funding and a source of business guidance. He does this through Endemic Capital, a company that he established in 2013. LinkedIn shows that he rose from humble beginnings in his home country to the upper echelons of the business world, which has motivated him to fund several philanthropic causes. He helps his fellow nationals to start businesses. He also seeks opportunities in business schools across the globe for them, so that their corporate skills can be sharpened.

Alexei graduated from INSEAD in 1997 with a Master’s in Business Administration. This set him on the path of entrepreneurship. His Alma matter has helped him establish the Russian Alumni Scholarship at the institution, which provides scholarships to Russian students attending the institution. He has also partnered with the government of Russia to provide consultancy and guidance to the Skolkovo Foundation. This initiative provides grants and openings for Russian upstarts to gain a foothold in their respective industries, and also spread outside the nation’s borders.

Trailing Alexei’s Business Path

Immediately after graduation from business school, Beltyukov embarked on his successful entrepreneurial journey. To date, he has launched many successful firms, which have market leadership in their own rights. Among the companies he has founded are A-Ventures, New Gas Technologies, Endemic Capital and Solvy.

Currently, he manages A-Ventures Ltd, which is an investment management corporation with an asset base of over 400 million US dollars. He is also at the helm of New Gas Technologies, which makes investments in developments concerned with the exploitation of natural gas and its related constituents. Besides that, he runs Mechanicus, which is widely recognized as a giant in the automobile repair business.

In the past, beyond being an author Beltyukov has worked as an Executive Director and CEO of Renova Project, which was a management company with interests spanning across Russia and Latvia. He also served as the Vice President in charge of Strategy and Business Development at Brunswick capital, where he oversaw major development projects including one of the most profitable rail car projects in the world. He divides his time between business, philanthropy and mentoring the next crop of corporate managers.



Shaygan Kheradpir Leads Technology Breakthroughs For Coriant

The technology based company Coriant is based upon the research and development department of Siemens, which was based in Germany where Coriant retains an office to keep continuity with its past. Coriant is the brainchild of Marlin Equity Partners, an investment company that has purchased a number of specialists in communications and optical network delivery to create a company that rivals the top five in the industry; a change in leadership has seen former CEO Pat DiPietro return to his position with Marlin and experienced technology executive Shaygan Kheradpir take over as Coriant CEO.

London born Kheradpir completed his education with a masters degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University, which allowed him the opportunity to make his way in the communications industry with a management role at GTE Labs. Following the merger between GTE Labs and Verizon Kheradpir looked beyond the development of technology and instead formed new and innovative ways of saving money for the company via the IT department. Shaygan Kheradpir used a variety of techniques to make it easy for the company to lower its costs below the industry average despite being one of the largest IT departments in the industry.

Kheradpir has been a major supporter of a number of philanthropic and charitable groups over the course of his career, which took him to the board of the financial giant Barclays. The technology expert has moved to provide better opportunities for others following in his footsteps at Cornell University by appearing on the board of the Engineering Council at his alma mater.

After taking control of Coriant in late 2015 Shaygan Kheradpir has presided over the launch of a number of new breakthroughs in technology that include lightning resistant cabling with speeds unaffected by strikes. Coriant has also recently unveiled its own Cloud technology that makes it simpler to store larger amounts of data and access it at higher speeds than those offered by their rivals. The release of new technologies is designed to aid the position of Coriant in the eyes of its clients with many being loyal to the new brand after it was spun out of Nokia Siemens as its own company in 2013.



Doe Deere Takes an Uncoventional Approach to Fashion

Every September, it’s quite common for fashion and beauty magazine to release an issue letting readers know about the trends that will likely be popular in the spring. However, there are some people who don’t subscribe to these rules, and Doe Deere is one of them. Deere is the owner of Lime Crime, a cosmetics company for all-natural eye shadow and lipstick. Doe is also a hairstylist, and is often outspoken about her outgoing approach to beauty and fashion.

One of the rules that Doe Deere says is meant to be broken is wearing several makeup colors at one time. Most makeup artists advise women not to wear a smoky eye with a bold lip, but Deere says that you don’t necessarily have to follow this rule. There are several colors that will match your skin tone, and Deere says that putting these colors together will help you to achieve your customized look.

Deere also says that people should focus on wearing what makes them feel good, no matter where they are heading. She doesn’t really believe in occasion-specific clothing, and says that people should choose pieces that will make them feel elegant, fun and beautiful. Deere is also not a fan of being simply wearing clothing that is age-appropriate. She has even had to tell her mother not to choose her outfits based on her age, and gushes about how beautiful she thinks her mother is. It’s clear that Doe wants to inspire everyone with her fashion philosophies, including her own families.

Doe also says that it’s not necessary to wear beige or black if you’ve dyed your hair an unnatural color. Deere often wears her tresses in blue, pink or green, and doesn’t wear all-black outfits to “balance out” her look. She often wears clothes that are filled with colors and patterns, because it makes her feel especially whimsical and beautiful. Deere also shares that color should be a way for people to show off their personality, which is why many of the shades in the Lime Crime line are especially bold and eye-catching.

Deere also encourages people to wear lots of patterns and colors at one time as well. Most fashion experts say that you should stick to a set color scheme and not wear clothing that’s too “busy.” However, Doe Deere says that the key to great fashion is to do what makes you happy. She offers tips for wearing outgoing hairstyles and makeup products on her Lime Crime website to keep you looking your personal best.



Crystal Hunt From Soaps To The Big Screen

Queens of Drama is a reality TV show being aired on the CW network. It is from the production company Thinkfactory Media. Girl power is in full effect as several former soap opera actresses try to get a steamy new series on TV. The show brings some of the most iconic figures of U.S. daytime soap operas starring Crystal Hunt, Donna Mills as a fictionalized version of herself and Hunter Tylo, who is best known for her role in “The Bold And The Beautiful”. The stars are on a mission to develop, pitch, produce and star in a show, with the goal of landing a pilot deal by the end of the season.

Crystal Hunt played Lizzie Spaulding on the soap opera Guiding Light, which won her a Daytime Emmy Nomination. Crystal portrayed Stacy Morasco on the soap opera One Life to Live. Hunt appeared in various commercials including one for the 25th-anniversary celebration of Walt Disney and an anti-drug advertisement with *NSYNC. Recently, Hunt was featured in one of the most popular movies last Summer, Magic Mike XXL. Crystal has also made the jump to producer recently, with her first Executive Producer on the film Talbot County.  There are more details for her on Metacritic.

She grew up in Clearwater, Florida and began participating in pageants at the age of 2. Acting was something that she really loved since she was a kid. With acting, she says, it helped build her self-confidence and also kept her self-focus on something good versus being destructive. As a child, if she didn’t get her schoolwork done or did something wrong, she wasn’t allowed to go on her audition, which she says worked really well.

Crytal Hunt has told her Facebook fans she feels very strongly about volunteering and started very young. Growing up, she and her family would go to church and feed the homeless or helped people in the area who couldn’t afford to have Christmas. She believes by giving back makes one a better person, people will start looking at you differently and most of all it’s a very rewarding experience.  There’s more on Crystal at her photography site.



A Bustle.com Writer Tells Us All About Her Hair Washing Experience With Wen By Chaz

A beautiful Bustle.com writer decided to take her fine blonde hair to the shower for a test drive of the WEN by Chaz shampoo. The writer in question said she was tired of her hair falling out every time she washed it, so she took matters into her own hands by using Wen by Chaz. She had heard that Wen by Chaz is a great shampoo for people with fine, and she aimed to find out for herself.

WEN has been marketed all over ebay.com as a shampoo that any woman can use no matter what kind of hair she has. Women who can never find the right shampoo product have been using Wen by Chaz so much that the company can afford a lot of advertising. Guthy Renker readers have probably seen those ads, but it is time they took the plunge like the writer in the article.

The writer started by using only the very small amount that is required on the package, and she felt it build up in her hands when it got wet. She was able to wash her hair without any problems, and she was able to rinse it just as fast. She looked down to see that there was no hair on the floor of the shower.

Wen hair products has been made with ingredients that will help women keep all their hair, and a woman like this writer who has fine hair is in luck. Women can scrub their hair at the roots, and women who are afraid of losing more hair finally have an answer.

The Bustle.com writer has proven that Wen hair products does everything it says it does, and readers can look at her pictures as proof. Her hair looks amazing, and she appears to be happy after using Wen by Chaz.

http://www.bustle.com/articles/136320-i-used-cleansing-cleansing-conditioner-on-my-fine-hair-heres-what-happened

 

 

 



Charles Koch: The Need for Economic and Judicial Reform

Charles Koch and Bernie Sanders would not appear to have much in common politically, but it seems the billionaire industrialist and philanthropist co-owner of Koch Industries and the frazzled, socialist from Vermont share similar views on the problems of income inequality and the negative impact of disparate punishment standards in the U.S. criminal justice system.

Charles Koch, in an op-ed piece stated that he shared Sanders’ concern with the growing income gap in America, and the ability of the rich and powerful to shape events though political contributions and cause advocacy. Koch has written extensively on this subject, but this is the first time he has linked growing income inequality and political power with a specific candidates’ views on the subject. Bernie Sanders has been harshly critical of the role of corporate interests in shaping the U.S. political landscape, so it might seem odd that one of the most recognizable and effective practitioners of direct political action financing agrees that the disparity in power and resources is having a negative impact on the American body politic.

Further, Charles Koch writes about the need for the reform of the U.S. justice system as regards sentencing and rehabilitation, and explains the difficulty of an individual processed in this system to receive fair treatment if they lack the resources to mount an adequate defense. The re-entry of an individual into the mainstream is further hampered by the stigma of incarceration and this, according to Koch, must be examined if we are to utilize the energy and capabilities of all individuals in a society and not marginalize those attempting to put their lives in order after serving a prison sentence. To this end, Koch Industries has eliminated the practice of asking about a potential job applicants criminal background on employment applications. Charles Koch agrees with Bernie Sanders about judicial reform and more effective rehabilitation if we are to become a more just and humane society.

Where Charles Koch and the Senator from Vermont differ greatly is their specific remedies to these complex issues. Socialist Sanders is a major advocate for an increase in government and bureaucracy to create agencies and government regulations to deal with social and economic disparities. Koch has been a champion of private individual efforts to reform U.S. institutions and create a more efficient and equitable society. There is a consensus as to the need for effective action to combat societal ills, but dramatic differences about the means to go about achieving these ends.



Highland Capital Under James Dondero

Highland Capital was founded by James Dondero, who has been the acting CEO of the company since its founding. The company just filed its recent 13F and found out that it is standing at a net worth of $ 3.42 billion. This implies a decrease from the previous portfolio value which was at $4.91 billion. The filling represented a big percentage of the company’s property that is listed in the United States. It has however been hard to establish Highland Capital’s shorts and expenses. This could have brought some slight alteration to the overall filling made by the company’s worth. This company has been making positive contributions towards the financial investment. It has had some impact on the US stock exchange and in the general economy.

James Dondero, who is commonly referred to as Jim, has been very instrumental in the growth of this company. He has seen the funding of various new purchases which the company made in the financial year 2015. The investments include Amazon Com Inc, Eagle Pharmaceutical Inc and Danaher Corp Del amongst others.

The hedge fund was able to increase its positions in the American Airls Group Inc by 60%. In the Patterson Companies Inc, the company was able to raise its positions by 16% which took the total share in this company to $89 million. James Dondero has been oscillating between selling the company’s stocks and buying others. The idea behind this is to keep the company on the profitable side of the business by selling the stocks when they are much needed in the market and buying others that are not in big demand during that time of purchasing.

These holdings are the American Airls Group, Salesforce Com Inc and Ishares Tr. They contribute 13.5% of US listed securities of this company. Highland capital management was able to lift the information technology sector by a bigger percentage as compared to other sectors. Jim is still expecting to lead the company in making other acquisitions which will earn it a better place in the industry.

This article recapped http://www.octafinance.com/highland-capital-management-top-10-holdings-in-q3-2015/352793/



Skout Urging Random Acts of Kindness

You wouldn’t expect an app to promote random acts of kindness, but Skout, a global app that allows people in a particular region to connect with each other has done just that. To help celebrate Random Act of Kindness week, this took place in the middle of February. They surveyed 2,700 of their users to find out their thoughts on performing and receiving the benefits of random acts of kindness. The results were shocking as more than fifty percent of the college people surveyed claimed to perform random acts of kindness each day. The good news continues as over 90 percent of people surveyed had done something kind and unexpected for a stranger.

Skout has been urging its millions of users to perform random acts of kindness throughout the week and then to post their positive actions on social media with hashtags that label them #Skoutkind. Even employees at Skout started to get involved by traveling through the city of San Francisco performing random acts of kindness along the way. They also held a charitable food drive to benefit the San Francisco- Marin Food Bank. Random acts of kindness make all people feel good. Those performing the act feel good about doing something nice for another and the person receiving the act also feels good. There is a revival of social connection that many people feel has been lost in our society.

They have been in operation since 2007 and were designed to allow people who meet in quick and random ways to establish relationships romantic or otherwise. They are all about preserving the magic that can occur when two people randomly bump into each other during their day. It is a place that those friendships can blossom and grow.

It is also a place where people can get together from all over the world. They recently added a travel feature that allows a person to connect with people in a destination that they would like to visit. When the trip actually takes place, you will already know a group of people from that area that can help guide you and make sure that you see all of the important features that the area has to offer. Providing a forum for creating and maintaining relationships is what Skout is all about.



How Much Information Does Brian Torchin Have For Medical Job-Seekers?

Brian Torchin is still a managing partner at HCRC, and he is currently researching the latest trends in the medical profession. Brian has spent much of his career helping people find jobs in the industry, and he offers information online about finding medical jobs. This article explains how Brian Torchin has become a true resource for job-seekers, how he has researched the industry and what a medical job-seeker must do to improve their chances of finding a job.

#1: Brian Has His Eyes On All Parts Of The Industry

Brian has been watching the industry since he began work at HCRC, and he has seen trends come and go with regard to medical hiring. Brian understands what it takes to get a job in today’s economy, and he has invested quite a lot of time in talking with medical administrators. He always knows what people are looking for when they are hiring, and he ensures that every job-seeker knows what is going on before their interview.

#2: Brian Shares His Findings On His Blog

Brian keeps a blog associated with the HCRC website, and he uploads new pieces every time he has acquired new information. Brian is well-known for his writing style, and he offers salient information for everyone who is looking for a new job. He answers questions that have been sent to him, and he ensures that he covers current topics in the industry.

#3: Brian Has Made Medical Staffing Agencies Chic

Medical staffing agencies were once hard to find, but Brian has made the use of a medical staffing agency commonplace in the industry.

Brian Torchin’s work has changed the medical industry for the better. Everyone who graduates with their degree may find a job much more quickly with Brian’s help, and his blog speaks to many concerns that job-seekers have. Brian’s research helps everyone find gainful employment soon after graduation without stress or a loss of hope.  About.me has more information about Brian Torchin.




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