If successfully executed, infrastructure holds the potential to bolster economies. Unfortunately, various influences can impede the process, in turn rendering the project unfinished. As a result, resources, capital, and morale take a substantial hit. The National Confederation of Industry recently conducted a study that revealed Brazil’s waning economy. Brazil’s inability to see their infrastructure jobs through is the culprit for the country’s rapid decline. In fact, Brazil’s abandoned 2,796 construction projects, amounting to a loss of over $10 billion. Some startling figures indeed, Brazil’s underbelly is undoubtedly their flawed infrastructure management.
If Brazil doesn’t make sincere and prompt attempts to bridge the gap between complete and incomplete infrastructure jobs, the country is liable to crash and burn. Fortunately, specialists are keen to offer up their expert opinions in the hopes that Brazil’s leaders will avail themselves of their advice. Felipe Montoro Jens, a finance industry maven, attributes Brazil’s “stoppage of infrastructure work” to Brazil’s “fiscal deterioration.” Though this setback seems final, Jens offers a few solutions to Brazil’s ongoing problem. Improving micro-planning, training employees, designing balanced contracts, evaluating modality, and carrying out micro-planning are five viable resolutions, according to Jens.
If Brazil balks at these proposed ideas, Ilana Ferreira, a member of the National Confederation of Industry, fears that history will continue to repeat itself. The most unsettling reality of Brazil’s current state is that they lack the wherewithal and know-how to execute seemingly simple infrastructure jobs like creating sports facilities and schools. In fact, Felipe Montoro Jens states that these projects are far less expensive and involved than most infrastructure jobs. As Brazil continues to display this troubling degree of ineptitude, experts are growing increasingly concerned. Fortunately, Jens’ suggestions are a sure-fire fix. Advantageous for both the country and its people, a revival of Brazil’s dwindling infrastructure will undoubtedly restore faith in the nation. You can find Montoro Jens on Twitter @felipemontoroj to continue the conversation.
Dr. Sameer Jejurikar says attending the cosmetic and plastic surgery meetings can be beneficial for doctor by preparing them for the future of the field. He says it’s difficult to know where plastic surgery will be over the next several years. He feels that the grafting procedure will be even more popular, no matter if it’s dealing with the butt the breast or the face. Fat is right up there under stem cell injections. Fat also has its own restorative and regenerative properties. That’s an experience you don’t get with implants.
Informed Patients Stay Safe
Patients should be seeking knowledge as well. They should be mindful of who they are choosing to perform their procedures and have at least a basic understanding of the training required to have them done right. Dr. Jejurikar says there is a threat out there to plastic surgery. Some of the procedures you should get from a plastic surgeon you may get offered by a cosmetic surgeon. Professionals and the public should be aware of the training required and potential risks.
Understand Your Procedure
Patients should beware if a cosmetic surgeon wants to perform a surgery that does not fit their background. Some people don’t realize the difference between the two surgeons. Cosmetic surgeons do not go through the same rigorous training as plastic surgeons. Reconstructive surgery is something that less surgeons are willing to do because there is a reduction in physician reimbursement. There are already very few that can do a really good job, but sadly the numbers are dwindling.
Do Your Research
Dr. Jejurikar hopes that patients can avoid surgical complications by doing their homework on the surgeon and the procedure. He is also hopeful that future doctors will take the time to realize what training is required for them to get into each field. Shortcuts are putting lives at risk.
Jacob Gottlieb has been successful in the healthcare business world since 1999 working as a portfolio head for Merlin BioMed Group. Later he came up with an idea and founded Visium Asset Management in 2005. After the company’s closure in 2016, Jacob Gottlieb bounced back by establishing Altium Capital investment in 2018, which is located in New York,in the United States.
Jacob has a remarkable business story from the time he worked for Stuart Weisbrod in Merlin BioMed Group. In 1999-2000, Gottlieb and his team managed to get over one hundred percent profit that increased the company’s net worth and attracted new customers.
After the closure of Merlin BioMed, Jacob invested about three hundred million dollars as starting capital to facilitate Visium Asset Management. A pretty big risk for him, surprisingly within only three years the $ 300 million had earned him 2.5 billion. The company’s success was tremendously high, and this is as a result of the dedication of Jacob Gottlieb.
Jacob Gottlieb organized a come back with the creation of Altium Capital, its first investment being Oramed Pharmaceuticals with a 5.61% stake. He chose to invest in the company due to their latest invention of the insulin capsule that should replace the injection insulin, which will shake the world following its expected approval.
The question of how Jacob Gottlieb has remained relevant in business is inevitable. First, his 19 years of experience in the industry is a contributing factor. Secondly his capability of being a leader, when he left Balyasny Asset Management in 2005 to start Visium, he took with him 20 business partners. Their competence and close long working relationships gave him a good start. That aside, Jacob Gottlieb’s practice of employment is a unique one. He ensures that any new person joining his team is up to the task through regular progress analysis. He also has a very competent group of analysts who work hand in hand with his portfolios’ managers hence it’s not a wonder that when Atigon was created in 2016, he took 20 key employees from Visium Asset Management.
According to Flavio Maluf of The Eucatex Group, Brazils Agribusiness has reportedly decreased as of June 2018 by 0.7%. A breakdown of Brazilian business shows that agricultural trade export makes up a total of 45.6% of the nations overall foreign sales for the entire year. A considerable production and piece of the economic welfare of Brazil which should be taken seriously. Both the producers of agriculture as well as business traders on the international level have much to lose when contemplating the future of sustainable development.
The current focus of Brazilian agribusiness is now soybean export, which reached 53.5% this June and climbing. Other products included; forested products, meat, sugar-alcohol complex and coffee products. Asia, and especially China has been a major focus in exported business for Brazil, with shipments concentrating on Cellulose and soybeans. Learn more at mundodomarketing.com about Flavio Maluf
The latter part of the year looks bright for Brazilian agribusiness. The second largest aimed demographic for Brazilian agriculture is the European Union. Consisting of 28 countries, this target economic bloc is primed to increased intake of soybean meal pulp, orange juice, and green coffee.
Brazilian Supply Company (Conab) sees positive growth on the horizon with results from the most current survey showing buyers increasing sales of the soybean complex. Flavio Maluf reports Soybean production is expected rise to 4.2% compared to the previous crop.
Brazil’s total export, according to Conab also positively expects a projection of 72 million tons of soybeans for the year, reaching 5.6% above the amount produced the previous agricultural season.
Flavio Maluf is CEO and President of the environmentally conscious, and progressively green company The Eucatex Group. His further development of Brazils first on-site factory recycling plant made way for furthering positive change seen throughout brazilian agribusiness on an industrial level. Flavio Maluf received his BA in business administration and his productive efforts have led him to built his company into a multi-million dollar business in a vastly competitive market.
Most people who have had success in business likely agree with Alex Hern, the CEO of Tsunami XR, when asked what he would tell his younger self regarding achieving success: it is a marathon, not a sprint. It is such an important thing to understand, yet it is only after sprinting that one can fully appreciate what a marathon is. Visit Tsunamixr to learn more.
Alex Hern is also concerned with dropping the idea that multitasking makes one more efficient, that social media is a good way to spend your time and that frenetically checking your always-on phone is an avenue to success. In fact, he believes phones should be shut off for 4 hours every day, and what a smart idea that is.
It is no wonder that a progressive thinker like Alex Hern is the CEO of a company that capitalizes on trends. He points out that the world has moved from computing that only drew on central processing units (CPU) to a coordinated effort at computing smartly when CPUs are combined with graphics processing units (GPU), and that this trend is not going away. Learn more about Alex at UCSD.edu.
Every PC has parts that bring images to the screen, and as much as CPU’s were fine for a long time, they need some help. GPUs are being called the soul of a computer, while the CPU is still regarded as the brain. He called the company Tsunami because of the feeling that we have indeed transitioned to a time when both technologies are necessary to every computing experience.
When Alex Hern was asked how he incubates an idea, and what the process is to bring it to life, he had an interesting answer. He discussed how he makes the most of late night time, when others are sleeping, to enjoy the distraction-free environment to think about how technology is enhancing our business lives and how he can innovate those processes.
Mr. Hern believes that the early bird does indeed still get the worm and that consistency is the marathon-like key to success. He also says that focus is most important to reaching goals.
American Institute of Architects CEO Robert Ivy has recently been named the latest winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. This latest award will provide Robert with prestigious recognition for his contributions to the field of architecture. Winning this award will allow him to further set himself apart from his peers. He was announced as the winner and then given the actual award this past June. Robert Ivy now joins a number of people who have won this highly coveted award. This list includes individuals such as prominent writers, actors and artists. Ivy has been very active in the architecture field as a writer, editor, and practicing architect. As a result, he has been in perfect position to eventually earn recognition for his accomplishments. Read more about Robert Ivy at Tulane School of Architecture website.
With Robert Ivy recently winning the Lifetime Achievement Award, he has been highly praised by a number of his peers in the field. The President of MILA Nancy LaForge is one of the individuals to express her congratulations to Robert. She mentioned that Robert’s years of experience and expertise have proven to provide more awareness and recognition of the architecture field. He has been able to provide people with valuable knowledge about how important the field is. Another individual to praise Robert is the President of the American Institute of Architects Carl Elefante. He has said that Robert has been a top ambassador to the field due to this experience as an author, editor and practicing architect. This praise is further recognition Ivy’s long list of career achievements.
In 2011, Robert Ivy was named as the chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects. Since becoming the CEO of the organization, he has been able to expand it to multiple countries throughout the world. Ivy has been able to provide key leadership for the organization which has enabled it to improve in terms of providing education, training and mentorship to architects. Before becoming the top administrator of the AIA, Robert Ivy spent a number of years as both a writer and an editor. During his time working in these fields, he would help publish a number of articles revealing key developments in the architecture field. Visit Archinect to know more about Robert Ivy.
Milan Kordestani became an entrepreneur early in life. He was born in Stanford, California, and lived there until partway through grade school, moving to London after his parents chose to get a divorce. While in London he attended Eaton Square School for a year before moving to the greater San Francisco area. He became a student at Sacred Heart Preparatory and graduated from there in 2017.
While he was still attending Sacred Heart Preparatory, Milan Kordestani established a farm called Milan Farms. His company sells free-range chicken eggs, saffron, and herbs. He has grown this into a four farm operation with three of these in California and the fourth in Colorado. They take orders for their eggs from people up and down the west coast as well as customers in Colorado. The saffron and herbs are sold globally.
He says that they grow the saffron in the traditional way but his company also embraces innovation. Milan Kordestani says that this means they use drip irrigation, the traditional method of growing saffron, but he has also invested in an aquaponic system so that it grows optimally. He also experiments with the amount of salinity in the water used to grow the herbs and saffron as well as trying different mineral compositions.
Milan Kordestani has been into riding horses since he was 10 years old. He says that in his first year of riding he was thrown off a horse he was riding on a trail. His father has said that Milan got right back up on the horse and rode it back to the camp they had established. His father was surprised by this as getting thrown off a horse can be a very jarring event for a child.
He went on to ride in a number of national competitions. in 2015 he rode his horse, His Supreme Reflection, to victory on the first leg of the triple crown. He also finished in fourth place at the Worlds Championship Horse Show where he competed in the Five Gaited Show Pleasure division.
Brazil is a developing country. The country has plenty of industry and many people live with modern amenities. However, there are various classes of people, and a noticeably large amount of people live under the poverty line. Many of these people are colored. A large amount of colored people have a prominent amount of African ancestry. There are people who live in shacks and shantytowns, though at the same time there are people who live in cleaner, safer communities with modern amenities that work. There is also quite a bit of industry. So, economically, Brazil is doing very well and has a lot of amenities, though at the same time a lot of people are impoverished and have low standards of living.
After decades of success, Guilherme Paulus decided to give back to the communities in his country by sponsoring various projects aimed at educating young Brazilians about various occupations in the tourism industry. He believes that just by opening up hotels, he has made the world a better place by providing more options for Brazilians who are hungry for suitable work.
Guilherme Paulus also dipped into other sectors, such as the air sector.
Despite the fact that he is quickly approaching the age of 70, he is still enthusiastic about working and his career. In fact, he feels a great sense of fulfillment from his career because he is completely aware of the fact that his business is helping people in so many different ways. CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. Acts as a major employer, as well as a major sponsor of programs for underserved communities. His company participates in more than one program that exposes younger generations of people to prospective careers in the tourism industry.
A major shake-up has occurred in the corporate suite of Bradesco, one of the most important financial institutions in the country of Brazil. The chairman of the board, Lazaro Brandao, who had served in one capacity or another with the firm since the year 1943, has finally decided to retire for good. This ends a nearly 75-year career with the bank, making Lazaro Brandao one of the oldest serving chairpersons in the world. Read more about Trabuco at globo.com.
At the same time, the bank’s current CEO, Luiz Carlos Trabuco, will be moving into the role of chairman of the board, replacing the outgoing Lazaro Brandao. In turn, Trabuco had to select his own replacement at the role of CEO. After a nearly 3 months long search, this process finally drew to a close when Trabuco announced that he had selected Octavio de Lazari as his replacement. Octavio de Lazari is another longtime Bradesco employee who had been with the company for decades and had most recently been in charge of running the firm’s insurance underwriting division. Perhaps not coincidentally, this is the same division that Trabuco himself had run for a number of years, helping to drive business to the insurance unit of the company and making it one of the most significant sources of the group’s overall revenue. Visit istoedinheiro.com to know more.
As he moves into his new executive role, it is believed that he will continue to implement the same strategic vision that he has so successfully been able to use to guide the bank to stunning success over the last 10 years. Among his main accomplishments as president of the firm, he was able to make the record-breaking acquisition of HSBC Brazil. This single transaction grew Bradesco into the largest private bank in Brazil by various measures. The complete integration of all of the HSBC Brazil assets took more than 3 years to complete. In the interim, he was permitted to continue serving as the president of the firm for longer than the statutory maximum age of 65 years old, beyond which he would have normally been forced to retire.
With Trabuco as chairman and Octavio de Lazari as the CEO, the future of Bradesco has never looked more promising.
Having a brand that’s nationally recognized is big business, but having a brand that’s internationally recognized is even bigger business. OSI Group is the epitome of a global brand even though it started out as a local business. This food wholesaler has roots that come from Germany. OSI Group is the manifestation of a small company that was known as Otto & Sons. This local butcher shop perfectly served its Chicago-based community with quality meats. This butcher shop was operated by Otto Kolschowki, and his two sons. Many of Chicagoland’s immigrants were from Germany, and these people brought in a sense of hard work and values. As the years passed, Otto & Sons went into food wholesale.
At this point in time, the country’s economy was thriving thanks to all of the small businesses that were in place. Many of the immigrants operated from farming as the agriculture scene exploded. World War I had ended and America was on the verge of something big. The country’s cities began to expand and even more small businesses came into fruition. The Midwest region of the US was booming with economic activity. This particular region held many different titles, including the “hog butcher of the world” and the “stacker of wheat.” Kolschowski, and his business secured lucrative deals with popular brands, including McDonald’s.
A simple handshake was all that it took between Ray Kroc and the Kolschowski family. These two entities still have a strong bond to this very day. From Oak Park, Illinois, to Aurora, Illinois. Otto & Sons had grown into OSI Group, and this wholesale food company was growing by leaps and bounds. OSI Group has built factories all over the US in Utah, in California, in Iowa and in Wisconsin. In addition to that, the company now has facilities in the Netherlands, in India, in Hungary, in Japan and in many other nations.