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The Benefits of Sergey Petrossov’s JetSmarter

Sergey PetrossovSergey Petrossov is the founder and CEO of JetSmarter. JetSmarter is an app that makes private jet traveling cheaper. Sergey was named as one of Florida’s top working professionals. He developed the idea of JetSmarter in 2009 after realizing that most planes average 200 hours per year when they could be averaging at least 1,200. He figured travel could be cheaper by buying the idle of time and breaking it up by seats. This makes the whole process cheaper and would encourage more people to fly privately. There are many benefits to flying privately. With flying privately, you won’t have to wait in the long lines at the airport, you are more likely to arrive closer to your departure time, and the experience is more calm and intimate.

JetSmarter has lowered the cost of flying privately. Travelers can typically join for $15,000 during the first year and then it drops down to $10,000 after. JetSmarter offers 120 flights per day worldwide. Members are allowed to hop on existing flights or schedule their own. Worldwide, they connect to over 3,200 airplanes in 172 countries.

Sergey Petrossov

Sergey Petrossov stated that most customers are not only drawn to JetSmarter by their affordable prices but are also drawn to them by their type of lifestyle. The customers are more than willing to pay a little more to relieve the stress of a typical flight. Customers are also drawn in by the ability to meet potential business partners, which makes the process all the more worth it. JetSmarter helps its customers save time and relieve stress.

CEO and Co Founder of Fortress Investment Group Randal Nardone

Randal Nardone currently oversees the financial services firm Fortress Investment Group. He holds a few key managerial positions at the firm which include chief executive officer. Nardone has had a very successful career in finance as he was a top executive at a couple of other top firms in the industry. Along with being a successful executive and entrepreneur in finance, he has also been a lawyer. Years before working in finance, Randal was practicing law at a prestigious law firm. His success as an entrepreneur in finance has allowed Randal to accumulate a considerable amount of wealth and make the Forbes list of billionaires. Today, Randal Nardone works as an executive in the financial services industry.

Nardone is a principal and CEO of Fortress Investment Group. Randal is involved in overseeing the private equity department of the firm. As well as being a top executive at Fortress Investment Group, Randal is also a member of the firm’s management committee. As one of the top executives and co founder of Fortress, Randal has been involved in helping the firm secure important deals. The most recent deal has been an acquisition by SoftBank. Prior to founding Fortress Investment Group, Randal Nardone was the managing director at the leading investment bank UBS. At UBS, Randal was one of the managing directors. He was involved in helping the firm acquire clients and complete merger deals. Nardone was also a principal at another firm called BlackRock Financial Management.

Randal Nardone worked as a lawyer before he got into finance. While he was a lawyer, Randal was one of the firm’s attorneys. He served as both an associate and later an executive committee member. Nardone proved to be a highly successful lawyer and an effective leader while he was a member of the law firm Thatcher, Profitt & Wood. Nardone went to school before beginning his career. He attended two top universities in Boston and in the state of Connecticut. At Boston University, he completed his law degree while finishing degrees in biology and English at the University of Connecticut. These educational programs gave him the preparation necessary to pursue his future careers.

ClassDojo Makes Students Want to Learn

ClassDojo is used in more than 180 countries and translates into 35 languages. There are over 90% of Kindergarten to eighth grade schools in the U.S. using ClassDojo. The app uses story cards, storytelling and a variety of other activities to help engage students.

Teachers and ClassDojo

The beginning of the school year is stressful for everyone but if teachers have adopted the use of the ClassDojo app the year will not be as mundane. The app connects everyone involved in the child’s education whether they are present in the classroom or not. Users of the app come from around the world. The app was created to allow teachers to teach all children using the methods that benefit them the most. The app is allowing everyone to have a better experience with the classroom and the possibilities are endless for the schools.

Reason to Use the App

Communication is vital when it comes to learning and education. The app allows parents and teachers to work together to help students get a quality education and reach their educational goals. ClassDojo has the potential to help students increase learning by making it fun, exciting and new to them. This will help to make their futures more secure.

Benefit to Parents

ClassDojo gives parent the ability to set goals for their children at home. When children reach these goals parents and students can celebrate. The app helps children by celebrating everything that is accomplished and parents can also reward children for their achievements which will increase the desire to learn.

How Jack Plotkin Thinks Telehealth Could Influence The Future

Jack PlotkinMany people are used to getting in their cars and driving to the doctor’s office whenever they have an appointment but this may soon become a thing of the past with the newest innovation known as telehealth. If you’re not familiar with this, it is simply the concept of consulting with your doctor without being in the same room with them. For many people, this may seem rather appealing but unfortunately, it’s not exactly available to the average person as these types of procedures typically come with an exorbitant price tag. Jack Plotkin thinks it will interest people to know that these types of procedures aren’t covered by Medicare or Medicaid. There are also no major health insurers who are willing to subsidize this type of treatment.

As such, this type of system is only available for those who are able to afford the inflated price tag that comes with it. Of course, there are other hurdles telehealth has to overcome before it becomes available to the middle class. Many doctors and nurses these days are finding themselves unable to access the medical records of the patients they are currently attempting to diagnose and subsequently treat. Those electronic medical records are typically locked securely and, as such, they are not available at the average call center. However, there are people out there currently attempting to rectify this situation with a new platform known as Virtual Health.

Jack PlotkinWith a planned release in the next year or two, this new system is designed to combine the electronic medical records with the rest of the medical database thereby making it much easier for doctors and nurses to access. Despite these obstacles, though, it is still more readily available thanks to the new innovation of wearable health gadgets. This is due to the various smartwatches people have nowadays that can track your biometrics and send this data directly to the medical lab for your doctors to analyze. Jack Plotkin says it makes it easier for them to successfully diagnose and treat whatever diseases or illnesses you may have at any given moment.

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NYC Fountain House Charity Wine dinner will be hosted by Attorney Jeremy Goldstein

Attorney Jeremy Goldstein of Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC will host the spectacular Fountain House charitable wine gala in New York at the Nomad Hotel on May 21. This year’s dinner event honors Jim Finkel with its theme “Mental Illness: You Are Not ‘A Rone'”. Even tickets are $5000 and in addition to a superb meal, the wine dinner will include several vintage wines by E. Guigal. The Fountain House charity gala is in support of people with mental illness, helping them to live a normal life and aid in their recovery.

 

Fountain House History

 

Fountain House was first established in 1944 as a support group who called themselves “We Are Not Alone.” By 1948, the group purchased a building with a large fountain in the front that was hailed as a symbol for the group’s goals. The members named the building ‘Fountain House’, and have kept the name ever since.

 

Fountain House Mission

 

In addition to helping people with mental illness recover from their conditions, Fountain House also advocates on their behalf to overcome social stigmas and help improve their overall quality of life. Individuals with mental illness often struggle with finding gainful employment and a safe, stable place to live. Every year, Fountain House provides housing for 500 of their members. They help their clients to further their education, helping provide them with the resources they need to find gainful employment so they can support themselves.

 

Jeremy Goldstein

 

Jeremy Goldstein attended Cornell University where he earned a B.A. cum laude and with distinction in all subjects. He also earned an M.A. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He became a lawyer for a large New York law firm where he was made partner before he left to open his own boutique law firm, Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC. Throughout the past decade of his distinguished career, Mr. Goldstein has worked on some of the largest corporate transactions of the past 10 years. Some of these include J.P Morgan Chase & Co/Bank One Corporation, Verizon Wireless/ALLTEL Corporation, and Kmart Holding Corporation/Sears, Roebuck, and Co.

 

The Legal 500 and Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business have named Jeremy Goldstein as a leading executive compensation lawyer. Mr. Goldstein is dedicated to providing expert advice for corporations in corporate governance matters and executive compensation, especially in sensitive situations and transformative corporate events. Jeremy Goldstein is dedicated to aiding in the recovery of people with mental illness and sist on the Board of Directors for Fountain House Charity.

 

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Talkspace Patients Say they Really Enjoy this Inexpensive Therapy Service

One of the best things about Talkspace therapy application is its cost. Patients of the highly rated Talskpace application states that Talkspace is a great app because it doesn’t cost a lot of money for mental health assistance.

One of the biggest hinderances to mental health services has to do with financing. The truth is that mental health services are not affordable for a lot of Americans. While many therapists price their services competitively and based off their market value; there are a lot of people who cannot afford their service. Find out more about Talkspace at Businessinsider.com

Many people who live in poverty do not have the money to get mental health services they need on their own. If they don’t have insurance or some other type of financing, they typically go without this service. This is a problem because there are many impoverished people need mental health counseling to help them with their problems. However, a lot of them will not get the aid they need because they lack financing.

Talkspace is an online application that offers affordable counseling services. This organization has been in business for close to 10 years. They provide affordable counseling services that can be easily paid by people who have limited funds. Users will have to pay a fee for the services they use. The services are inexpensive because they are priced well below a normal therapist session.

Keep in mind that therapy sessions are typically priced between $80 – $120. These prices are normal and if a client would have to pay every week for these services. This could cost patients almost as much as $500 a month (or even more) on therapy services. People should not have to go broke paying for therapy counseling. They should be able to have the services they need even if they have very little funds. Talkspace ensures that people are able to have the services they need regardless of their financial means. Learn More: http://medicaldailytimes.com/therapy/woebot-betterhelp-talkspace-reviews-online-therapy/4358/

McDonalds Legendary Producer, OSI Group, has been Chosen to be the Sole Co-producer of Impossible Foods’ Impossible Burger

Rise of the Impossible Burger

Flood gates opened after Impossible Foods debited its Impossible Burger in July 2016 at David Chang’s Momofuku. After the debut, the Impossible Burger was set on a pace of instant growth. The vegan community got behind its cause and quickly began asking for it on their menus. There were hundreds of restaurants, especially fast-food venues, requesting the Impossible Burger. In response to the growing demand Impossible Foods was faced with the challenge to find a co-producer and distributor so it turned to the legendary OSI Group, who in 1955 was chosen by Ray Kroc to be McDonalds sole producer for its burgers. OSI has 100 years of excellent service with an eye for excellence and quality. Millions of customers have recognized its deep commitment to advancing the food packing and distribution sector.

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Co-Producer Found

Impossible Foods has entered into a co-production agreement with OSI Group. The group will continue to produce the McDonalds brand burger but has fitted one of their plants in Chicago to design the production facility in Chicago according to teh strict standards set by Impossilbe Foods. the Impossible Foods production facility in Oakland looks forward to having OSI help in the production for Impossible Foods. Shateel Shah, speaking for Impossible Foods, says Impossible Foods is delighted to work with the legendary OSI Group, which has a high standard of excellent and observant to detail. Workers from Impossible Foods will key in at the Chicago Plant and enter the high-security production facility where they will produce the Impossible Burger.

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods, a Redwood, California based research and food production company (2011) has been producing plant-based alternatives to beef in the hope of providing a healthy alternative for those who prefer an all plant-based product that looks, tastes and “bleeds” like beef. Their one big breakthrough came when they discovered a protein called “heme,” which is responsible for meat tasting like beef and also make the taster to hunger for the beef. The protein is found in many forms in plants. In particular Impossible Foods was able to use the “heme” found in soybeans and mass produce it thru creative reproduction methods. Their research and discovery of soy leghemoglobin “heme” which is the key ingredient in the Impossible Burger were given a “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS)letter from the FDA. FDA is scheduled to verify the use of the soy leghemoglobin “heme”, to be allowed in retail stores in early September.

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Luke Lazarus Helps Startups Shape their Future Success

 Making Emotional Connections

What is so difficult about making emotional connections? When we share a message with someone, they may or may not be moved on the same emotional level as we are. Luke Lazarus seeks to advance his ideas about making emotional connections with venture capitalist as well as consumers.

You may have witnessed a consumer making an emotional connection with a product in a store you were shopping. They walk into the store and without asking a question, they immediately find the product hold it, look at it and smile.

Consumer Psychology

They walk to the counter, and within a few seconds, they have paid and are gone. Very rarely do consumes share why they make these emotional connections with a product but they do. Consumer psychologist says because it is making connections of value that are played out in the consumer.

Luke Lazarus, having run four of his businesses, knows the importance of a company making an emotional connection with consumers, but also with a venture capitalist.

Luke Lazarus drills into his startup teams the critical principle of making an emotional connection. If they can make an emotional connection with consumers thru their story, they will establish a foundation for success.

How it’s Done

Stories move people. Just as we were moved by stories as kids when our parents told us of their war stories or other battles they endured for the family. What did we enjoy most about those stores shared with us? Read more: Luke Lazarus | Interview and Luke Lazarus | Business

The places they occurred and the people in the stories? The triumphant highs and the lows of defeat or failure. Life has its ups and downs, and stories capture the flow of life. Luke Lazarus says an emotional connection takes place with a consumer when similar values cross-fertilize so that the consumer shares the benefits in the story.

The amount of the canopy is not just in the Summer canopy that is bought, but also the reason it is used.

The canopy will be used to allow the family and friends to find shelter from the Summer heat. Also, the awning will give friends and family a place to enjoy refreshments in the shade.

And to save the family thousands of dollars from having to build a costly aluminum awning. All these values are also crucial to the consumer. A consumer can identify with the story of the startups business, especially when the mission is to “bring comfort to families while bringing even more joy thru big savings.”

Luke Lazarus Consultancy

Luke Lazarus Consultancy launched in 2013. Since its launch, Luke Lazarus has brought many startups to obtaining investments from Venture Capitalist as well as launching successful IPOs. Lazarus travels across regions of Australia to work with hundreds of startup businesses.

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Jose Auriemo Neto Leads JHSF Into the Retail Industry

The Brazilian brothers Fabio and Jose Auriemo started the construction company JHF in 1972. In 1995 the brothers had a strong disagreement about the direction of the company and therefore split it into two completely separate companies. Jose took ownership and leadership of JHFI which continued o concentrate on construction. Fabio took ownership and leadership of JHFS. The brothers have long since made up but have continued to keep the companies separate. Jose Ariemo Neto first began working for his father’s company JHSF in 1993. Beginning in the late 90s, Jose Ariemo Neto was instrumental In helping lead JHSF Participacoes SA into the retail industry and then the luxury retail industry.

JHSF’s first luxury store today includes 180 internationally distinguished and hugely popular brands. It was such a huge success that Jose has since led JHFS to build luxury malls in every single major Brazilian city. He also helped expand the company outside of Brazilian borders into Brazil and the U.S. Jose has also made JHSF into some very wise investments. For instance, he has partnered with Rogerio Fasano, owner and operator of the Fasano hotel chain. JHSF also currently owns and leases several very high-class commercial buildings.

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Is Betsy DeVos Leading the Education Reform Revolution?

Betsy DeVos was appointed by President Trump to the 11th Office of US Education in 2017. After she was appointed, DeVos received a lot of criticism for her policies on educational choice. In addition, her experience was criticized. She had never been a teacher, and yet she was holding the highest office in education. While these issues followed her around, she continued to go on interviews and talk about the ways in which educational choice was beneficial to students.

 

One question remained: does educational choice promote public funding for private schools?

 

DeVos pointed out in her “60 Minutes” interview in 2018 that this isn’t the case. In fact, public funding isn’t used for private schools at all. Philanthropy has paved the way for educational choice to be successful in the US. There are a few states where it has been more successful, including Florida and Louisiana.

 

In Michigan, the state’s Congress didn’t want to implement educational choice. Betsy DeVos started the program under the “Kids First! Coalition,” but it wasn’t approved in the early 2000s. Now, as US Education Secretary, DeVos has been working with many states to bring in new educational choice opportunities. However, the most successful implementation has been in Florida and Louisiana.

 

In Florida, there are a variety of educational choice programs. It’s considered to be the state with the most options for students, including virtual schools, homeschooling programs, and magnet schools. Most schools have a magnet program. Students can now choose to go to a school with a different program as long as they qualify.

 

Educational choice is still mainly about charter schools and private schools. However, who pays for the vouchers for tuition at these schools? DeVos has said that philanthropy has helped the programs for the past few decades. In addition, DeVos has allocated millions of dollars of her own money to help these programs.

 

In Florida, students have access to a tuition-based scholarship fund that will pay for their schooling. It’s clear that students have been able to benefit from these programs. This means that students are able to go to any school that they want, and if they are located in a failing school zone, they are able to get out of failing school districts. This allows them to explore a curriculum that truly suits their interests.

 

Betsy DeVos has never shied away from an interview on the subject. She has talked about the issues facing students today, and she has also said that students are her first priority. She has made it a point to bring in First Lady Melania Trump on the issue. The pair toured schools in Florida in early 2019 in order to show how educational choice is beneficial to students.

 

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