Jim Larkin Leads The Popular Revolution In Ireland

In the early 20th-century, less than 10 percent of the workers of Ireland were unionized with employers fearing the rise of a union-based workforce similar to that of England. Larkin had become the main union organizer for the National Dock Laborers Union on the Liverpool Docks; Larkin had achieved some success to bring union policies to Liverpool and Glasgow. Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://ireland-calling.com/james-larkin/ and http://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/jim-larkin-released-from-prison

The methods employed by Larkin were seen as clashing with the leaders of the National Dock Laborers Union, resulting in his banishment to the Irish docks of Belfast and Dublin.

Upon his arrival in Ireland, Larkin reflected on the negative effect of English rule on the lives of working-class people. Larkin quickly set about driving up the number of unionized workers in Ireland but began to feel he was not receiving support from union leaders in England.

In response, Larkin used the platform he was developing as the head of the Irish arm of the national Dock Laborers Union to form his own Irish General Workers and Transport Union which finally broke the stranglehold of employer suppression of the union movement. Read more: The Definite Biography of Big Jim Larkin – Irish Examiner and James Larkin | Wikipedia

The decision to form his own union led to Jim Larkin being plagued by insecurities which evaporated when he established “The Worker”, a socialist-leaning newspaper which showed off his skills as an editor and journalist. What makes the success of “The Worker” all the more amazing is the fact Larkin had little formal education and was largely self-taught.

The good times for Jim Larkin were short-lived as he took what would become his final shot at glory with the 1913 Dublin Lockout. 404 employers stood in the way of 20,000 union members who were fighting for an end to casual labor in most industries under the direction of Larkin.

The failure of the nine-month lockout left Larkin unable to negotiate with employers and effectively ended his leadership of the Irish working classes.

Stream Cares Sets Parent Company Stream Energy Apart with Corporate Philanthropy

Stream Cares, the philanthropic arm of Dallas-energy provider Stream Energy, was just featured in the March 5th article of Dallas Patch. The online news source recognized Stream Cares for its ongoing service to the community around it. Stream Cares has been a champion for the homeless in Dallas, partnering with institutions like the Hope Supply Co., The Red Cross, and Habitat for Humanity to lend aid to the less fortunate.

Hope Supply Co. endeavors to support homeless children. Through their partnership with Stream the two companies have been able to supply clothes, school supplies, and other essential to many families. Stream Cares paid for the entrance fee and lunch for over 1,000 homeless children who attended Hope’s Splash for Hope event. The event distributes money and supplies to homeless families while the kids enjoy a day at local water park.

Stream Energy itself has been dedicated to philanthropy for decades, dispensing $19 billion dollars to charities all over the world in 2016 alone. Philanthropy is part of the company’s DNA, which is why it founded Stream Cares as a more formal way to handle its ongoing charity. A philanthropic foundation operating as a separate entity within a business is an entirely original concept, one that sets Stream Energy apart.

Stream Cares facilitates strong relationships with charitable institutions, supporting their endeavors and participating in co-funded events. Their ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity builds or repairs homes for homeless families. Habitat also offers labor services as well as affordable mortgages through their sweat equity. Stream Cares is also heavily involved in disaster relief.

Stream Energy was one of the first corporations to take part in recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. They are presently partnered with the American Red Cross to aid in emergency services and disaster relief for any future calamities. In 2016, in the wake of the tornado strikes on North Texas, Stream partnered with the Salvation Army to support victims and aid in relief efforts. For Stream, philanthropy is part of who they are. Stream Cares is their way of changing lives as well as offering great energy services.

https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Stream-Reviews-E329218.htm

Adam Milstein Builds A Career In Real Estate

Adam Milstein was born to an immigrant family in Haifa, Israel. His father came from Mexico while his mother came from Argentina. He joined the Israeli Defence Forces and was involved in the various combat activities like the 1973 Kippur War. In this mandatory service to the Israeli Army, Adam Milstein worked under Ariel Sharon and was part of the army which crossed the Suez Canal forcing Egypt to surrender. This experience in the military gave him the much-needed knowledge to use in life.

After completing the service to the army, he joined Israeli Institute of Technology. Adam Milstein graduated in this premier institution with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in business and economics in 1978. His passion for business started while he was still studying. In his university years, Adam Milstein used to assist his father in the real estate business. He supported the father to grow the business and in the process gained business skills. Adam Milstein married in 1974 and moved to the United States of America. He has a lot if the passion for education. This made him enroll at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He performed very well and graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree.

After completing his higher education studies, he went back to the real estate industry where he worked as a sales agent. He has worked with the Hanes Company. In this firm, he proved to be a shrewd businessman where he was recognized for being the best agent. Currently, he is the Managing Partner at Hager Pacific Properties. This is a reputable firm in the field of real estate. In this firm, Adam Milstein is responsible for financing and the acquisition of properties. Additionally, he manages the various properties held by this firm. The legendary businessman has over thirty years experience the real estate sector. Hager Pacific Properties has a property portfolio of over three thousand apartments. That is not all. It oversees the management of over ten million square feet of both industrial and commercial properties. The firm is growing very fast courtesy of his excellent managerial skills.

 

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Sahm Adrangi is the financial worlds Sherlock Holmes

Sahm Adrangi brings a unique perspective to the ordinarily mundane world of investment banking. He is a Yale-educated, financial master who routinely lends his talents to the public. Of course, as founder and chief financial officer of Kerrisdale Capital Management, his primary intent is to take advantage of investment positions which result in a profit for his investors. However, Sahm Adrangi hasn’t allowed the pursuit of profit to overshadow his dual purpose of exposing the truth.

The discovery of misleading information that, once made public, reveals the potentially, damaging financial position of a company is like making a hole-in-one. The financial world and media splash the news, and Sahm Adrangi is proclaimed a genius. What is often overlooked is the countless hours of observation and research that was devoted to the venture, yet goes unnoticed. This is very equitable to law enforcement and detective work. When the bust goes down and the criminals are rounded up, we see the thirty-second clip on television and everyone applauds the success of the police. What we don’t see on television is the mundane research, surveillance and paperwork behind it all. Sahm Adrangi has carved a name for himself and his company with just such intensive, financial detective work.

Now, many of us would certainly invest our time to discover a potentially profitable financial opportunity. Should you stumble on such public information it would be easy to take a short position on a company and realize a quick profit. However, Sahm Adrangi invests his own time to evaluate a companies financial position, investigate their hard assets, and assess their overall value. Then he freely gives all of that information to the public. Should you desire to be in his inner-circle of information you need go no further than the internet or your television. Once Sahm Adrangi discovers fraud or financial misinformation in regards to a company, he uses a number of forums to divulge it to the public. Those who wish to be in the know can do so on his website, twitter, and even nationally syndicated shows like CNN and Bloomberg.

http://fortune.com/2016/04/21/sahm-adrangi-kerrisdale-short-sale/

More Growth for OSI Industries

Over the past few years, there has been a growing demand for chicken products throughout Spain and Portugal. OSI Industries has responded to that demand by expanding its facility in Toledo, Spain. At a cost of 17 million euros, the facility has been able to double the amount of chicken products produced in a year, going from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons. Following completion of the expansion project, OSI Industries Toledo facility has 22,600 square feet of new space. The additions to the plant include a production hall, new shipping and receiving areas, service areas, storage areas, refrigerated rooms for waste container storage, and a social area for employees. In addition, the facility has a new test kitchen to improve food products.

Because of energy efficiency and sustainability measures taken during the construction, the facility has reduced electricity usage by 20 percent. Along with additional space, the Toledo plant gained additional employees as twenty new people were hired after the expansion. The plant now has 160 total employees. The expansion of the Spain facility is just one aspect of OSI Industries overall growth over the past few years. In 2016, the company bought a storage warehouse in Chicago that previously belonged to Tyson Foods.

More expansion has also taken place in Europe, specifically with OSI’s purchase Baho Food. Baho is a manufacturer of snacks, deli products, and convenience foods. The company and its subsidiaries provide food products to 18 different countries, with many of these products similar to those already distributed by OSI Industries. Another major purchase in Europe for OSI was Flagship Europe, which has been renamed Creative Foods Europe. This company mainly serves the United Kingdom, and offers frozen poultry, pies, sauces, and dressings. The purchase now gives OSI and Creative Foods Europe a much larger presence in the marketplace.

OG Juan’s 50th birthday

Sean Carter and longtime friend and business partner, OG Juan Perez completed a monumental birthday celebration over this year’s President’s day weekend. OG Juan Perez just turned 50 and his close friend Jay Z made sure it would be a night to remember for years to come, and pretty hard to top. Jay Z, a man of principles and old school codes, takes good care of who is privileged be in his inner circle.

OG Juan Perez began working with Jay Z back in 1996 when the hip-hop mogul was building his brand at Roc-A-Fella Records. Through the years leading up to this historic weekend, OG Juan and Jay Z formed a bond closer than blood brothers. Playing a significant role during Jay-Z’s meteoric rise to the top of hip-hop, OG Juan Perez has displayed nothing but loyalty and appreciation.

At the end of the celebration, the pair and their closest friends would spend almost $100,000 and blow up twitter along the way. OG Juan Perez and his wife began the evening at Zuma. Zuma is a modern Japanese restaurant, and is internationally recognized and acclaimed by food critics. Ordering lobster, steak, and sushi until they couldn’t anymore totaling $13,000.

After dinner, the group headed over to a Mexican style nightclub/restaurant in Inwood to enjoy drinks. It was reported OG Juan Perez and Jay Z orders $9,000 in drinks including bottles of D-Usse, a cognac Jay Z is part owner of. Next, the crew headed to the Playroom, where they continued the night by ordering more drinks. 20 bottles of Ace of Spades and 20 bottles of Rose. The tab ended up costing $91,000 including tip and taxes.

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/og-juan-perez

The Integral Facts and Personal Trivia About Louis Chenevert That Help Explain His Success Today

There may already be numerous articles in the mainstream news and media firms about the leadership of Louis Chenevert. But not many of these articles have really tackled or shared the inspiring story and anecdotes of how Louis Chenevert reached the kind of success that he’s achieved so far.

For starters, it should be shared that Chenevert has been honed and trained because of his skills in production management. This is the kind of skills that has lent him the opportunity to work for General Motors, before he went on to become the CEO of United Technologies (UTC). He also became the trusted expert and advisor for Goldman Sachs. It also helps that he is a Canadian businessman, and his geological roots gives him the unique attitude and management style that not many other leaders can render.

UTC today is an established company in the field of providing solutions for elevators, security systems and escalators, as well as programs to solve issues in aircraft engines. With Chenevert controlling its operations, the company’s growth became evident to be skyrocketing and to have been gaining all the opportunities that the global marketplace is able to provide. Without Chenevert, it might even be impossible for UTC to land a total $10 billion worth of investment opportunity in developing the turbofan aircraft engine.

A feature from Ideamensch would also remind everybody about the strengths of Chenevert today. For starters, they are reminded that Chenevert as CEO and President of UTC means a great improvement in UTC as a tech company. Under his leadership, he has grown the high-performance level of the organization into dramatic heights.

His unmatched portfolio and strong leadership team also means that he is consistent in rendering his skills into actual practice. While other leaders only display their kinetic expertise in ideas and on paper, the ideas of Chenevert are translatable to the real world. With his leadership, he has made the idea of translating into reality ideas that were once used to be deemed quite impossible or impractical.

Chenevert, then, has changed the game and its rules. He has opened up opportunities, inspired others to create exciting products and led solutions that like-minded people in aircraft engineering were able to emulate.

https://medium.com/@louischenevert6/who-is-louis-r-chenevert-c1ae95052bce

Dick Devos’ Involvement in Politics, Education and Philanthropy

Dick Devos’ family has a long history in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. The Devos family founded the Amway Corporation, and this multi-million dollar company has become well-known around the world.

 

Dick Devos served as President of Amway. As a result of his position with the company, he became a well-respected figure in the Grand Rapids business community. When it came time to try to bring economic development to the city, the opinions and ideas of Mr. Devos were much sought after.

 

There was a plan to build a new convention center and sports arena north of Grand Rapids’ downtown area. Dick Devos knew that if this plan was carried forward, it would spell the death of future downtown development. However, if the arena and convention center were located in the downtown area, these buildings could spur future development and economic growth in the area. Mr. Devos used his considerable influence to see the arena and convention center brought downtown. Mr. Devos and his family also contributed to helping the hospital in the downtown area by providing a substantial monetary gift to help with the children’s section of the hospital.

 

For many years, Mr. Devos has had an interest in the subject of education. He is a firm believer in school choice, vouchers and charter schools. He and his wife have been politically active in trying to get the state of Michigan, and other states, to pass legislation to make school choice a reality.

 

Mr. Devos didn’t limit his political involvement to educational matters alone. He became actively involved in Republican Party politics within his state. In fact, Dick Devos made a run for the position of governor. He ultimately fell short of that goal.

 

Even though defeated in his gubernatorial efforts, Mr. Devos continued to advocate for his positions in Michigan. He was instrumental in getting the state to pass a right-to-work bill.

 

Throughout his life, Mr. Devos has used his considerable financial resources to help others in his local community and across the nation. He and his family provide support each year to a charter school with an aviation theme that was founded by Mr. Devos. The Devos family also contributes to a number of colleges, private schools, hospitals and religious projects as well.

 

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Shervin Pishevar Pulled His Ms. Cleo Out Of The Bag Six Months Ago On Twitter – Check Out These Wildly-Correct Predictions He Made In February

As we all know – or at least all of us that haven’t lived in a cave for the past decade-plus – social media has helped people share their opinions in a more-frequent, less-filtered fashion than ever before. While some tweets, posts, and shares are inappropriate and totally out-of-place; and most of them are standard, plain, flat-out boring posts containing unimportant things like pictures of users’ lunches; very little content on the World Wide Web’s countless social media networks is insightful and well-thought-out.

Although he isn’t the only social media user who has published quality content, Shervin Pishevar is one of the brightest minds in financial services; much to the satisfaction of followers of the greater financial market, Mr. Pishevar is hardly scared to share his deepest thoughts, insights, and predictions through the globally-available social media network Twitter.

In February 2018 – nearly six months ago as of July 31, 2018 – Shervin Pishevar published a short novel’s worth of high-quality content on Twitter after taking a two-and-a-half month break from all social media and online networking sites.

The nearly-novella-length “tweetstorm” Shervin Pishevar published over a roughly 24-hour period contained 50 tweets – one of the hottest such tweets on the first half of content he published read “Inflation is dead … Inflation never manifests itself [the] way many expect. We’ve managed to export inflation for decades now,” referring to the United States’ overarching dumping of inflation off of the United States Dollar over the past few decades.

Inflation is never fun, but it’s normal – it’s necessary for a nation’s currency and its financial markets to be kept in check. Shervin Pishevar claimed that the bond market would soon fail due to our exportation of inflation.

He also said that quantitative easing, a monetary policy practice that helps keep the United States Dollar and other currencies in check, is effectively the “only thing” to have “had long term [sic] predictable results” of anything related to monetary policy moves. However, Shervin Pishevar immediately thereafter suggests that quantitative easing doesn’t have the power it once did and will be unable to perpetuate the bullish run of bonds for much longer.

http://www.pishevar.com/

Aloha Construction Points Out the Four Biggest Mistakes They See

Having completed over 20,000 jobs, the Better Business Bureau Torch Award winning Aloha Construction sees the same mistakes too many times not to say something. They contributed an article to Realty Times listing the four most common errors they see with tips on how to avoid making them.

First they see people trying to sell their homes make the wrong upgrades to increase the value. Aloha Construction sees many homeowners who add an extra room or bathroom to their house but ignore fundamental upgrades such as siding and roofs. Extra square feet is a bonus but if the roof leaks when it rains then the house needs work and this condition reduces the market value considerably. There are also the aesthetic reasons for improving the roof and siding, making the house look newer and presenting a better appearance for potential buyers.

Homeowners also neglect to get regular home inspections. By keeping up with inspections an owner can catch problems before they become catastrophes. Finding our you roof shingles are about to collapse is easier and cheaper to fix than waiting for the roof to cave in. With free once a year home inspections, Aloha Construction helps the homeowner work with the insurance company to minimize the deductible and help ensure the homeowner gets the best deal at the right time.

Aloha Construction also sees many homeowners neglecting basic maintenance like cleaning their gutters and downspouts. This simple process can remove a great deal of stress on a roof and walls and help them last longer, but many homeowners simply take this aspect of home maintenance for granted.

The final big mistake Aloha Construction lists is people skimping on their home repairs. Whether trying to do it for themselves or simply taking a cheap bidder over a more expensive but also more qualified one, mistakes and poor work can do long term damage to a home. Aloha Construction recommend always asking if the company is licensed, bonded and insured. If not the dangers of inadequate work increase, leading to bigger repair costs down the road when the problems inevitably come back.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-zurich/news/ct-lzc-charity-shopping-spree-tl-0818-20160815-story.html