Bruce Levenson Looks To Draw His Hawks Connections To A Close

The former owner of the Atlanta Hawks, Bruce Levenson, has begun court proceedings in a bid to bring to a close the last legal connections his Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment LLC consortium has with this historic NBA franchise. Over a year after Levenson and his ownership group sold the NBA franchise they are still fighting insurance giant AIG over a claim made by the group over the mutual termination of the contract of former General Manager Danny Ferry; the claim revolves around constructive dismissal and workplace torts claims the legal team for Levenson believes triggered the insurance policy held by the group with AIG.

Levenson’s group stated through their legal team the constructive dismissal claim was first discussed with AIG as early as April 2015 according to Forbes.com, months before the June 2015 sale of the franchise that came just two days after Ferry’s contract was mutually terminated. Since the initial claim was made by Bruce Levenson’s group their legal team was stated has been no contact with AIG despite repeated attempts by the Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment LLC. The legal case will be held without the involvement of the latest Hawks ownership group headed by technology billionaire Tony Ressler who has already stated the insurance claim was made in regard to the previous ownership group.

There is much to admire about the impact UCG Founder Bruce Levenson made on the NBA during his decade as the figurehead for the Atlanta Hawks. In the course of his ownership Levenson pushed the NBA franchise to the front of the philanthropic work of the league with a strong commitment to local and national groups; Levenson himself has continued his philanthropic work with many groups, including the U.S. Holocaust Museum and the University of Maryland.

The Success of Doe Deere

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In recent news, one individual in particular has been recognized for not only her skills as a businesswoman, but also for her innovations within the makeup industry and the many influences and creative techniques that have inspired individuals around the world to change the way that they look and wear makeup throughout the day. This individual is Doe Deere who has recently been recognized to be one of the top entrepreneurs and one of the most influential individuals within the makeup industry. Doe Deere is the owner of Lime Crime, a company that was chosen to be internet-based in order to use her fans as her inspiration to the looks that she creates.

 

Doe Deere is known for her social media presence on sites such as Instagram where she shows off her talent as a makeup artist with the many bright colors that she uses that are paired smartly with bright and vibrant clothes. Doe Deere has always loved using bright colors and believes that makeup should influence not only the facial features, but also the positive attitude on the inside. As a female entrepreneur, Doe Deere quickly gained success for not only her innovation, but also for her dedication to her fans and customers that influence the products that she creates.

 

In recent news, Doe Deere sat down in an interview with Galore magazine, a magazine that is known online to be a great magazine for fashion tips. Galore magazine wished to interview Doe Deere to not only learn more about her line of makeup, but to also learn about what influenced her to begin her own business. During this interview, Doe Deere stated that she has always been a creative individual and that pursuing the makeup industry seemed like a natural choice to Ms. Deere. Doe Deere even remarked several times that she often feels lucky with her career as she does even feel like she has a job.

 

During this interview, Doe Deere wanted to convey her dedication to her loyal customers. Doe Deere decided to create an internet-based company to stay close in contact with her customers to make sure that she continues to create products that are enjoyed. Though Doe Deere has received negative critiques in the past, she has used these critiques to further improve her name brand. Doe Deere hopes to continue to build her bright colored makeup empire over the next several years.

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Importance Online Reputation Management

Several years ago, H&M, one of the popular clothing companies learned its lesson about online reputation management. This happened when a large cache of slashed, torn and mutilated pieces of clothes found in a dump site outside the company stores made it news in a negative way. According to some sources, the company was promoting an incorrect practice of rendering returned clothes that were considered unwearable instead of giving them to charity. Many people in the world shared the story on social media platforms, and this ruined the reputation of the company. Since then, H&M has been receiving negative criticism from the world.

Just like H&M many businesses in the modern times are working hard to build their reputation. Here are some essential tips to think about when the reputation of your business in ruined:

What is driving the negative reports?

In the modern times, this is a huge problems. Social media platforms propagate content that can easily be shared, and this makes negative information spread easily. A study conducted recently found that a great number of people posting negative content are motivated by anxiety relief and vengeance.

Online reputation management

Business cannot afford to lose profits just because of their reputation. The problems affect small and big brands, and it should be taken with a lot of concern. Do not use the following strategies if your reputation is ruined.

Do not ignore the problem

One of the greatest problems a company can make in the modern times in ignoring negative criticism. Ignoring the negative reviews will never make them go away. Look for ways to address the problem, even if it might take some time.

Planting good reviews will not help

Some business might decide to plant positive reviews in an attempt to counter the harmful content. However, experts say that removing the negative feedback, bad reviews or comments that are less positive on the internet can bring a huge backlash. Instead, it is important for companies to embrace transparency in all its activities.

Never become defensive

It is human to get the defensive, but it is not advisable to react emotionally to the negative publicity about your brand. Find the source of the content then deal with the problem when you are calm.

 

Makeup Made For Queens- Doe Deere and the Lime Crime Makeup Business

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Pink hair or purple hair? Which do you think look better on the Queen of Unicorns? Do you know who the queen of unicorns is? If you don’t, well you are about to find out. Her name is Doe Deere and she is the founder of the Lime Crime makeup business. A number of years ago, Doe found herself torn between trying to look like the rest of the girls and trying to stand out against all the girls. Needless to say, the latter won. Instead of becoming just another one of the girls, she instead opted to go against what everyone was telling her and have her makeup line be more than just another neutral color.

What started out as harmless play when she was just a little girl became one of the largest growing makeup lines today. When she was just a little girl, she had the vision of designing her own makeup line and that soon became reality with makeup colors like vibe mercury posh and shimmer lip gloss in diamond crushers. Some of her hottest styles include Girls, Girls, Girls bundle and the Venus palettes in shades that not just any girl can wear, or wear for that matter.

If you are more of a plain Jane kind of girl and still want to feel as though your lipstick shade is different from all the other girls, the matte velvetines is one of her best sellers as well. You can purchase just single sticks of lipstick or you can combine a number of them together in a bundle and have a shade for nearly every occasion.

The colors that are available in lip gloss are also available in a matte finish. This allows for you to combine a subtle hue with a glossy finish. Girls of all ages are drawn to the color choices offered by Doe Deere and the Lime Crime makeup line. Why not give them a try and see for yourself what all the fuss is about. We are sure that once you try them, you will for sure never go back to just any makeup line, after all, how many are honored by PETA for being cruelty free in their process of creating makeup?

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Adam Goldenberg’s Extraordinary Rise In Business

Adam Goldenberg is the co-founder of Intelligent Beauty and JustFab. He serves as the Co-CEO of the firms. He has more than six years experience in product development, internet marketing, as well as management. Since January 2004, Goldenberg worked as the president of Alena LLC. Additionally, he served as the head of Intermix Media Inc’s performance marketing group. Starting in 1999, Goldenberg worked as Intermix Media’s vice president for strategic planning. He became the company’s chief operating officer in 2001.

Goldenberg first had a successful venture in 1994. His entrepreneurial endeavor received funding from Bar Mitzvah money that he owned. At the age of 13, Goldenberg established an eCommerce bulletin board service. Subsequently, he turned the firm into a gaming website. The company called Gamer’s Alliance attracted the attention of Brett Brewer, Intermix founder and president. Brewer bought it in 1997. At the time, Brewer did not know that the owner of the firm was only 17. He opted to hire Goldenberg, who instantly proved that Brewer made a great decision in hiring him. Goldenberg was soon promoted and became the youngest COO of publicly traded firm, Intermix Media. He became COO at 19.

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Following his appointment as COO, Intermix purchased FitnessHeaven.com. It was a health and fitness firm established by Don Ressler. The purchase brought together the two young entrepreneurs that went on to create a dynamic team. They paired up and created an eCommerce and performance advertising firm, Alena Media on matrixpartners.com. The company generated millions in revenue for Intermix and was the leading profit center. In 20015, News Corp acquired Intermix Media. The two found it difficult to see their successful venture ignored by News Corp. Due to dissatisfaction; they left in search different opportunities. They were confident about their skills in the online performance advertising industry and had what it takes to succeed.

After considerable deliberations, Adam Goldenberg and Ressler decided to establish a brand building enterprise. They created Brand Ideas after gathering former Alena employees. Goldenberg and his associate later changed the name to Intelligent Beauty. The brand building venture went on to create several successful businesses including DERMSTORE and SENSA. In 2010, Intelligent Beauty started JustFab. The company serves its consumers through subscription. Initially, it operated online on latimes.com. However, it recently opened its first physical retail store. Additionally, JustFab acquired FabKids and The Fab Shoes in 2013. It also partnered with Kate Hudson to launch Fabletics, a stylish and high quality activewear line.

The Trouble with Business

The world of business is shady and often times dark. Individuals who are not accustomed to their workings can sometimes be swept away just as quickly as they appear. This is transferable to companies who are not careful with every aspect of their business model, and this includes patents on researched products. Securus Technologies is an information technology corporation that has recently been under fire for this exact issue; being accused of running on expired patents from one of its competitors, GTL. These accusations claim that Securus has been operating under a large amount of expired patent codes, meaning that in order to correctly follow procedure they would need to release their products to the outside marketplace for free and ready distribution through other companies.

 

Not willing to accept these claims Securus requested the aid of outside third party experts who performed valuable research into the accusations and concluded that not only does Securus Technologies still maintain valid patent codes but that they will continue to for an extended period of time. This is great news for Securus Technologies who will still be able to maintain control of their high quality products, being able to continue to provide incredible service and technology solutions to their clientele.

 

The reason that this revelation is important is that Securus is a mainstay for inmates residing in the United States prison system. These individuals are normally considered undesirable from other companies and rarely receive much support, is any. The ability to maintain control of their unique products means that Securus can continue to do business as normal and progressively move forward with their customer service, which is exemplary and unheard of within the current system. Securus is a humanitarian firm as well as a technology business, and this is a powerful fact to note.

 

Handy is Good for Cleaners and for Homeowners

When it comes to connecting people and services, the Internet is one of the best places to do that. There are many different things that the Internet is able to do and can provide to people based on the services that they need in their areas. There are many different sites that exist for the sole purpose of connecting people who need services and people who have services in different areas. The sites are mainly general ones that do not have a specific niche and have many different categories that can help people get what they need.

Handy is different. It is a connection site that is intended for one purpose only: to connect people who need to have their home cleaned and people who are able to clean their home for them. The site focuses only on home cleaning, home cleaners and general cleaners. They do not do anything with babysitting, nannying or house sitting. They want to make sure that the people who visit their site are able to get exactly what they need: cleaning. They do not have to sift through hundreds of listings of dirt bikes for sale or house cleaners that could end up wanting much more than a house cleaning, they only provide their connection services.

According to onthesceneny.com, the app works as somewhat of a middleman between the two. While the website does not directly pay the cleaners for their services nor do they take money from the clients, they provide a meaningful connection. This is something that no website has ever done and is something that is important for people who are looking for different things when it comes to having their house cleaned. They can make the decision who they hire and the others can make the decision of who they want to work for.

One of the best ways that people can do different things is that they can post their listings. People who need services can post in the listings that they need to have something done while people who are able to clean can post that they want to clean houses. They can both post the prices that they want to pay or the prices that they are charging. The other party can peruse the listings so that they can land exactly where they want to be. They will be able to find the perfect cleaner or the perfect client for their needs.

 

Avi Weisfogel Improves Sleep With Innovation

Sleep apnea is destructive and medical professionals have become very aware of this fact recently. Diabetes, heart disease, and strokes are all heavily related to the condition. Dr. Avi Weisfogel was inspired to find new solutions for this, so he put his extensive experience in the field of sleep disorders and special treatments to work.

He is a part of Dental Sleep Masters and has helped lead the initiative to treat people that have sleep apnea, of which 90% are actually not diagnosed yet. This means millions of people are walking around with no clue that their life is in danger. He realizes the urgency of this situation, so he seeks to gather attention on the subject.

They have created a new system that primary and secondary care medical personnel can use to run bigger tests and analyze results to offer better care for patients. Dentists and physicians alike have joined forces to run clinical tests. Avi believes dentists will need more training in this area. There are new technologies, like airway stimulation, implants, and more that have been approved by the FDA.

About Dr. Avi Weisfogel

He is the founder of the renowned company that is helping people with sleep apnea called Dental Sleep Masters. He has years of experience in the industry of sleep disorders. He started his own practice in 1999 and since then he managed the office for 15 years and got accolades from his community, including the Best Dentist for numerous years.

The Dr. also started to look into the world of sleep and see how physicians and dentists alike could help patients. Therefore, he founded many companies around dental sleep disorders. These are disorders where the mouth organ is affecting sleep negatively. In 2014 he started Dental Sleep Masters which assists dentists in offering their services to the sleep world via oral technology to help people with sleep disorders. The Dr. uses his deep knowledge to help dentists identify the best solutions for patients. Dr. Weisfogel has a degree in DDS from New York University College of Dentistry and also a degree in psychology from Rutgers.

DEVCO In The Hot Seat For Unpaid $20 Million CRDA Loan On Heldrich Hotel

New Brunswick Development Corporation, also known as DEVCO, is sitting pretty following the successful opening of their latest project for Rutgers University. It’s called The Yard at College Avenue and features 160 apartments for undergraduates and 15,000 square feet of retail space. In the heart of the impressive 14-story, U-shaped apartment building is 25,000-square-foot public green space and a huge outdoor LED monitor. The Yard has been called the new “front porch” for the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus.

The private nonprofit urban real estate development company is known for its several urban renaissance projects. Others include, the Middlesex County Family Courthouse, Civic Square Public Safety Building and one that’s raising questions, the Heldrich Hotel. DEVCO has won numerous awards over the years for “smart growth.”

According to an item in the PressOfAtlanticCity.com, DEVCO is tied up in an unpaid $20 million loan from CRDA, the Casino Reinvestment Redevelopment Authority. The loan was arranged by attorney Chris Paladino in 2005 for the renovation of The Heldrich into a major hotel and conference center. The building re-opened in 2007, but since that time, has had challenges trying to lure visitors into the spacious, mixed-use facility that sits on 1.8 acres in the heart of the New Brunswick’s cultural district.

Paladino assures everyone that the loan will be paid but that more time is needed, in the way of “a couple more years.”

Meantime, The Heldrich is lacking the money and has had to dig in their own wallet to the tune of about $776,000 to take care of basic hotel necessities like mattress and carpet replacement.

Formally speaking, the Middlesex County Improvement Authority was the borrower of the $20 million. They realize that The Heldrich is struggling, but when the overall economy improves, then the DEVCO project will complete its outstanding obligations.

 

ClassDojo App Makes Solid Connection Between Teachers and Parents

 

ClassDojo has managed to become one of the most creative apps of this century, and educators around the world are rejoicing. This is the app that is changing lives and totally transforming the way that parents are staying in touch with teachers.

There are so many different lines of communication that are open when people download and start using the ClassDojo app. For a long time many working class parents have been looking for a way to connect with teachers and see what is happening in the classroom. Today this is no longer a problem for people that want to interact with teachers. The ClassDojo app brings teachers and parents together. It also brings teachers and students together. This app even brings teachers together with other teachers.

This is very helpful for the new teacher that still may be trying to figure everything out. When a new teacher uses the ClassDojo app she gets the chance to connect with other teachers and build a relationship with the parents. This can be extremely helpful because many parents may never have the time to show up in the physical form at the school. Teachers have to keep the lines of communication open, and this app is a free resource that allows this to happen.

The great thing about this app is that it gives teachers the chance to start the year off with introductions and a back to school presentation through video. The app is available for both Apple and Android users. It is even available for Kindle Fire Tablets. There are a lot of people that will download this ClassDojo app on multiple devices so that they can stay updated at all times. People that go to the ClassDojo website will have the ability to check out the tips to getting started with the app. It is easy to use so many people do not hesitate to download this app. It makes their life better because it saves them a lot of time.

The technology that is presented in schools today is changing the way that people interact with one another. Virtual field trips have made it possible to explore other countries without physically leaving the classroom. By the same token, ClassDojo has made it possible to enter the classroom without physically traveling to the school. This is impressive because it gives parents access to the class without disrupting classroom instruction.