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The Success of Dick DeVos

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Of the many families in the United States that have been labeled as prominent families, one family in particular stands out not only due to their generosity to different communities, but also due to the families immense power in not only the political world, but also within the world of philanthropy. This family is known as the DeVos family, the family that founded Amway Corporation, a multi-billion dollar corporation that offered household goods to individuals all over the world that are not only inexpensive, but are also of excellent quality. Amway Corporation holds decades of success and will continue to demonstrate success within the help of Dick DeVos, the son of the founder of Amway Corporation. Dick DeVos is the son of Richard DeVos and has been devoted his entire life to making sure that the legacy of the DeVos name not only continues to be known, but also continues to grow.


Dick DeVos, like his father, has always had a talent for business. Dick DeVos earned his undergraduate degree in economics and used his degree in order to have a spot at the family company. Within only a decade, Dick DeVos became the Vice President of Amway Corporation who was put in charge of international sales. Dick DeVos was able to grow the international sales branch so much that the international sales made up around half of the revenue of the company. Dick DeVos has become a natural leader over the years and even became the CEO of Amway Corporation for some time.


One of Dick DeVos’ greatest passion is for charitable work. Dick DeVos has donated much time, effort, as well as money towards numerous worthy charities that all have the end goal of making each community a better place to live in. Dick DeVos is mostly passionate about making sure that every individual has the opportunity to receive an education. As an individual who received one himself, Dick DeVos believes that an education is one of the best ways to create economic growth within any community. With this in mind, Dick DeVos has worked hard to find opportunities and schools for individuals based upon merit.


Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy DeVos are both firm believers that a higher level of education should be based upon hard work and should not be based upon how much money a parent has to offer the school. Thanks to Dick and Betsy DeVos, scholarships have been created and schools have been built with the funds that they have provided. Thousands of children now have the opportunity to receive a higher level of education without breaking the bank in the process. Dick DeVos has many more plans for the future of his charitable work.


A Look at WIT Press

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The Wessex Institute of Technology is a facility in the United Kingdom that provides an education, research, and publications. The institute’s mission is to facilitate the exchange of information, or what it calls, “a series of knowledge transfer mechanisms”. The Wessex Institute also holds conferences around Europe where different subjects are discussed and lectures are held.

The publishing arm of the Wessex Institute is WIT Press. WIT Press published the proceedings of their conferences. They also publish research journals and edited works. Currently, they have seven international journals that they are printing. Two of these are being released in 2017; “The International Journal of Heritage Architecture” and the “International Journal of Transport Development and Integration“. WIT Press also has two international journals slated for release in 2018. WIT Press has a call for papers for all four of these journals where they are asking researchers to submit their papers on the subjects of each journal.

Cassio Audi’s Two Decades of Financial and Investment Brilliance

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Cassio Audi’s active working period stretches past 20 years. During this time, Audi has worked as a financial expert for different types of companies within his home country, Brazil. Cassio Audi has had success with both public and private companies as well as with startups. He has a record of reviving sleeping financial giants, breathing life to struggling startups, and turning losses into profits in crisis-hit companies. Cassio’s leadership and communication skills have been nurtured over the years, making him one of the most approachable executives. His ability to create a working and social rapport with his staff have enabled him always to get the best from his team.

Audi’s Academic Background

Cassio Audi is a qualified accounting and financial manager. He started his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Pontifical Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo in 1989 and graduated in 1994. He then spent two years, 1999 and 2000, pursuing his master’s degree in finance at Universidade de Sao Paulo.

Audi’s Financial and Investment Career

Cassio’s career kicked off at JP Morgan Chase in 1992 while he was still doing his undergraduate degree. He spent four years in the firm serving as a trader before Dow Chemical hired him for a year as a financial analyst. Cassio secured his first executive role in a big company in October 1997 when Gillette employed him as its finance director. For close to nine years, Cassio was in charge of all financial matters for the company that manufactures arguably the biggest brands in their disciplines, such as Duracell and Oral-B.

In 2006, Cassio jumped ship to join the real estate industry as a financial expert. He started off as a CFO at Brookfield Brasil Real Estate Partners Inc. After two years; he left to join Rossi Residencial before eventually becoming the managing director of GVMI.

Cassio Audi’s Music Career

Cassio Audi had a short stint in the music industry in the 80s and 90s. He specialized in writing, recording, and performing songs. Audi was also an instrumentalist. He was the man behind tracks, such as Soldiers of Sunrise and Theater of Fate.

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Beneful Prepared Meals: Keeping our furry friends healthy and happy

Home | Animal Food | Beneful Prepared Meals: Keeping our furry friends healthy and happy

Pet owners across the globe love their animals and want to keep them healthy. Making sure that the animals are fed a nutritious diet is a key factor in keeping them healthy.

Beneful, is a brand offered by Purina. This product includes dry dog food, wet food and even dog treats. Also offered, are Beneful prepared meals, which are made with real ingredients such as beef, chicken, turkey or lamb along with vegetables. Because this is such a great product and owners find that their pets love it so, it is often looked to be purchased in bulk. Thankfully, it is offered in bulk at such places as Sam’s, BJ’s Wholesale Club, and Wal-Mart. There are even places available online where you can find Beneful prepared meals in bulk. Generally these meals can be purchased in bulk anywhere from around $13 to $45 depending on the size. Coupons for this product can easily be found on ther websites.

This product can be found at lots of retailers including PetSmart, K Mart, and Wal-Mart to name a few.

In case you’re wondering if real meat is used in these meals, the answer is yes. The Beneful product is made with wholesome grains, nutritious vegetables and use real meat as their number one ingredient.

Meals such as chicken stew with rice, carrots, peas and barley · beef stew with peas, carrots, rice and barley · and · savory rice and lamb stew with peas and carrots are among the most popular flavors. The simmered chicken medley seems to be the best flavor of Beneful prepared meals dog wet food. Dog lovers have found that their little furry friends love this flavor and just can’t seem to get enough of it. Since it’s packed with nutritious meats, vegetables and wholesome grains, it is as good for them as it is to them, and will keep our little furry friends healthy and happy.

Mark Sparks Is An Inspiration to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Home | Business | Mark Sparks Is An Inspiration to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

A self-made man and prolific entrepreneur, Marc Sparks is an inspiration to people who feel that with a high school education and no money, owning their own business is only a dream. Currently, Sparks is also a venture capitalist with his own firm, Timber Creek Capital. At his private equity firm, Sparks hosts startups, providing them an incubation period with mentoring and access to resources. Sparks venture capital firm is unique, “Through my years of experiences I understand challenges and devastating circumstances entrepreneurship can bring. My passion is to help entrepreneurs build their dream.” he explains.


Over the years, Sparks has established numerous businesses, including a real estate firm, a prepaid wireless provider, a healthcare management company and a media marketing company.


Sparks published his entrepreneurial blueprint, They Can’t Eat You: My Unorthodox Path to Outrageous Success in 2014. After starting more than 60 businesses, Sparks is the ideal person to motivate budding entrepreneurs who will learn from his successes and his failures. Sparks’ book receives excellent reviews from individuals who say that he has superior insights and offers tactics that business owners can implement immediately.


Sparks, along with Lynne Sipiora, developed the Spark Tank, which offers $5,000 grants to social service entrepreneurs who are part of a 501c3 organization. Applicants apply online, then the finalists appear before the Spark Tank panel to explain how their idea benefits society.


Also a philanthropist, Sparks is heavily involved in several causes, including Habitat for Humanity and The Samaritan Inn, a homeless shelter that provides 200 meals a day. Sparks also supports the The North Texas Gateway Apartments, a program that provides discounted apartments to individuals coming from the shelter, so they can get back on their feet. Through Sparky’s Kids, Sparks donates new Dell computers to less fortunate children.


Spark’s varied interests and his boundless energy ensure that Timber Creek Capital will not be his final venture.



Arthur Becker Accomplishments in Real Estate

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Arthur Becker is a well-known hedge fund manager who currently works as the managing member at Madison Partners. Madison Partners is a respectable investment company, and it has been in the industry for a while. It mostly deals with early stage Bio Tech Ventures. The company also deals with real estate ventures. Arthur Becker was serving as the chairman and president of an institution known as Zinio LCC before acquiring his current position.

Not long ago, Becker revealed his career life during a special interview conducted by Ideamensch. According to the interview, Becker decided to start the company when he was working as the chief executive officer of a company known as NaviSite several years ago. The company gave him a lot of exposure in technology and real estate industries. However, NaviSite was acquired by another company in 2011, and this prompted the businessman to start his own business.

In an article on NY Daily News, after selling NaviSite, Becker invested in a company in Miami known as Condominiums Development. The company exposed him to early stage biotechnology and the experiences he had fascinated him. He also had a special desire to make a change in the lives of people in the society, and this forced him to start the company.

Every single day, Becker wakes up with the desire to transform the society around him. Positive attitude in all his activities ensures that he is successful in everything he does. To be productive, the businessman believes that surrounding yourself with the right people is the only way. His schedules at the moment, he is quite flexible because he does not have to attend business conferences and meetings. As per Huffington post, he says that his greatest responsibility is constructing luxury residential in his neighborhood.

Becker understands the importance of transforming his ideas into life. He says that he achieves this by working with the people he has respected for, and this always ensures efficiency. The businessman applies this strategy in real estate and technology, and this is one of the reasons he has done so well. When he is not working, the entrepreneur loves helping the needy people who are living in the society. Becker also enjoys spending time with his young family. More details can be found on LinkedIn.

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