Hometown Journey

The New Puppy

After the ride home with a new puppy is successful, it is time to make it through the first week. However, it is important for you to forget about yourself for a while. Owning a new puppy is so exhilarating that this may be hard, but the puppy will suffer some separation anxiety from being away from a place with littermates and possibly other dogs and people. Everything will be new including you and their feeding regimen. This will be traumatic for the puppy, but it can be made easier for both of you. There is an old methodology for this part of house-breaking the new puppy, but it requires traumatizing you and your puppy much more than necessary in my opinion. This arcane method suggests leaving the puppy alone to self-adjust to their new surroundings for three to four days. This may work, but the repercussions for that puppy in these days make me as a trainer wary.

I suggest using this time to immediately start socializing the puppy, and my kids and I feel better about not leaving the puppy alone for this period. Actually, I feel the new puppy should not be left alone at all ever, but especially during this time. Alone time for the puppy is the bathroom, feeding and sleep time only this early on. In horses, we socialize early according to the whispering technique also. It just works better to show as much love and socialize them with kids and other household things that may be scary with their new surroundings. The puppies understand real simply that you are their new pack, and instead of missing their litter, they understand that you fulfill their needs both physically and mentally. However, feeding presents its own set of problems throughout this first week. Beyond how much and when, it is also important that the brand provides superior nutrition. It is not easy to discern which brand to utilize at this point because of the massive amount of brands on the market, and their proposed promises.

I grew up on a ranch, and the Purina brand is all that we had ever utilized in feeding any of our animals including dogs. I also learned not to change from things that work. In our business, we understand the importance of good nutrition. I still use a Purina products in my breeding program for every facet of my dog’s life. It is especially effective in feeding our puppies after they are weaned. The brand is Beneful, and we use it when we transition our puppies especially. The wet brand has specific dietary properties that suits puppies that are accustomed to their mother’s rich milk. We then transition them into really any brand of Beneful that they like. Most of my older male dogs are fed Beneful’s dry brands mostly. It is funny because they are the most finicky. I have seen them bury other dry foods instead of eating them when we are away from the kennel.

Flipora Is Helping People To Discover New Things

Social media is something that is used in most households across the United States, and beyond, and it is something that keeps people entertained and happy. Social media allows its users to find something fun to do when they would otherwise be sitting bored in a waiting room, or laying in bed and unable to sleep. Social media allows people to form connections with others that they would never have been able to have, otherwise, and it also allows small businesses to get a good start with their business. Social media makes many people happy, and there is nothing more exciting to most people than when they discover a new app.
Flipora has been gaining a good amount of users since it first came out. People are getting excited about this social media app, and they want to get in on the action. Younger people and older people alike are wanting to try Flipora out, and once they see all that it can do for them in connecting them with web pages that they will love, they will be hooked.
Flipora is different from most other social media apps that are out there, and its differences are what make it great. People enjoy learning something new and having something unique to keep them entertained, and that is what has gotten so many people’s attention when it comes to this new app. People saw that it was something like they have never used before, and they were excited to get their hands on it.
Social media allows people to be entertained in so many different ways, and it is a great thing when a new social media app comes out. It’s great for people to know that they won’t have to grow tired of the apps that they have on their devices, currently, because there is constantly something new coming out to keep them entertained. And it is a great thing when the new app that comes out is even more useful to them than the others that they have used before. Social media can help people out in so many different ways, and it is fun for people to discover all that they can through it.

Business And Sports Combine For Bruce Levenson

The changing face and culture of the NBA has recently been highlighted by the departure of one of the best known and most respected figures in both sports and business. Bruce Levenson and the consortium originally known as Atlanta Spirit have been in control of the Atlanta hawks franchise for a decade, but have now relinquished control of the franchise to billionaire financial expert Tony Ressler. The change in ownership sees basketball follow the lead of a number of other sports in seeing an increasing number of individual owners take charge of franchises in a bid to invest their fortunes in sports and sports club ownership.

At the time Bruce Levenson on ucg.com and his fellow consortium members took control of the Atlanta Hawks franchise for $250 million they also gained control of the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers and the operating rights to Philips Arena. Since the purchase of the Hawks in 2004, Levenson has become the face of the franchise and has seen the Hawks replicate his business empire in heading in an upward trajectory. The co-founder of UCG and the man behind the popular GasBuddy app has seen his business empire grow from its first days operating from a storage room to become one of the top real time analytics companies in the world.

In terms of sporting prowess, there can be few turnarounds as impressive as that orchestrated by Levenson at the Hawks. One of the biggest achievements in the business life of one of the most successful businesspeople in the world must be taking the Hawks from the bottom of the NBA standings to the number one seed for the Eastern Conference at the outset of the 2014-15 playoffs.

At the close of a decade in charge of the Hawks franchise, Bruce Levenson had already taken the decision to sell the Thrashers franchise in 2011 for an estimated $170 million. That decision was followed by the choice to sell the Hawks and the operating rights to Philips Arena for a large profit at an estimated $750 million. Billionaire Tony Ressler has taken on the role as the latest owner of the Atlanta Hawks and will be expected to use his own fortune to make sure the Hawks move on to a higher level of success at the later stages of the NBA playoffs in coming years. The success already achieved by the Bruce Levenson consortium at the Hawks has laid a strong groundwork for the future of the franchise as it takes a new direction.

Judge Makes Guerra Co-Lead Counsel in Syngenta Mass Action

Francisco “Frank” Guerra IV of law firm Watts Guerra has been appointed co-lead counsel in the case In Re: Syngenta Litigation, 27-CV-15-3785. The Minnesota judge overseeing the action signed an order on August 5 directing Guerra to coordinate the litigation. The Minnesota action will be coordinated with multidistrict litigation pending before the U.S. District Court for Kansas under file number MDL No. 2591.

Law Firm Watts Guerra Experienced in Mass Action Claims

According to LinkedIn and court documents, Watts Guerra represents more than 21,000 personal claims against Syngenta, amounting to more than 90 percent of the total claims asserted. The firm is not new to complex litigation. Indeed, Guerra’s partner at the firm, Mikal Watts, was the first in the country to file injury and death cases related to pharmaceutical drug Pradaxa. Watts was the catalyst behind the consolidation of the Pradaxa cases and he spearheaded the pursuit of recovery, resulting in an award of $650 million for the affected parties.

Watts Guerra has handled hundreds of thousands of claims in courts all over the United States, leading the coordination of many product liability cases. As originally reported on PR Newswire, more than 22,000 plaintiffs have asserted individual claims against Syngenta related to the impact of the mega-corporation’s genetically-modified corn on the national corn market.

Attorney Guerra Takes Syngenta Case Personally

When asked about the meaning of the case, Guerra said he was honored to advocate on behalf of American farmers. He said he understood the consequences to farmers and other American workers of the market drop “caused by Syngenta’s actions.” “I was raised working on my family’s land,” he said. “Our firm looks to bring justice and financial assistance to those financially damaged by Syngenta’s actions.”

Alexei Beltyukov Business Ventures and Philanthropic Work

Alexei Beltyukov is a renowned Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist. Alexei Beltyukov began his career in medicine before turning to pursue business because after the break-up of the Soviet Union. In 1995, Beltyukov enrolled at INSEAD, a French business school to study business. He received an MBA in business in 1997 and went on to become a highly successful entrepreneur, mentor and philanthropist. Beltyukov worked as an associate of McKinsey & Co from 1998 to 2003 before he was promoted to the position of Engagement Manager. From 2003 to 2004, Beltyukov worked as the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of Brunswick Capital, before becoming the CEO and Board member of the Renova Project.

In 2013, Enhancement reports that Beltyukov formed Endemic Capital, an outfit that provides angel funding to startup companies in Russia. Beltyukov also established A-Ventures Ltd to assist struggling companies in Russia grow their business. The other organizations he has helped establish include Solvy and New Gas Technologies. Staying true to his intentions to broadening individual horizons through education, Beltyukov started Solvy to help students succeed in their academic pursuits. Solvy is an online mathematical software program, targeted at high school math’s instructors and students. Beltyukov became the Chief Operating Officer of Solvy in 2015. Under his able guidance, Solvy hopes to create and release necessary tools that will make math’s training more interactive.

Beltyukov’s other venture; New Gas Technologies revolves around the utilization of petroleum gas using a number of strategies, including the production of high-octane gasoline from methanol and low-octane hydrocarbons. Some of the solutions developed by New Gas Technologies are designed to assist fossil fuel dependent countries like Russia foster innovation to ensure efficient use of energy resources. When it comes to philanthropy, his Slideshare shows that Beltyukov’s philanthropic work is mostly centered on helping budding Russian entrepreneurs start successful businesses as well as sponsor needy students attending business schools. Case in point is the establishment of the INSEAD scholarship, which provides financial support to Russian students studying at INSEAD University.

INSEAD was founded in 1957 by three venture capitalists from France using a seed money offered by the Paris Chamber of Commerce. Beltyukov regularly meets with the alumnus from INSEAD to encourage students and graduates to give back to the society in order to create a pool of successful entrepreneurs who will conquer the future. Today, many Russian technology start-ups and entrepreneurs continue to receive grants and advisory support from Beltyukov through his numerous business ventures and philanthropic organizations. The Russian government has also partnered with Alexei Beltyukov through the Skolkovo Foundation. The organization was formed to provide economic leadership and support to budding Russian entrepreneurs. Beltyukov is the current Vice President of the organization.

Eucatex To Last As Successful For Another 60+ Years

Here is a company that values your opinion and suggestions. It has established a service on their website called Ethics Channel, which enables you to, in all discretion, leave your comment or complaint in regards with some action taken by company’s staff which is contrary to their document Eucatex Group Code of Ethics and Conduct.

Short History

What started as a small company in 1951, first one to use eucalyptus as a raw material for ceiling tiles and panels, is now, thanks to their long-term strategy and investments in new technologies and production lines, a sovereign leader in production of laminate floors, wall partitions, doors, hardboards and paints and varnishes on the Brazilian market. It is also present in 37 other markets around the globe.

Today’s president of the company, an engineer by vocation, Flavio Maluf, besides being responsible for the wellbeing and progress of Eucatex with its 2,201 employees, went a step beyond and is thinking about the welfare of the whole Brazilian society by attracting investors to his country.

Environmental Awareness

In addition, the company conducts a responsible and well developed socio-environment program that has a goal to provide a sustainable production of wood, used by company’s production lines. Waste of resources is simply not an option, as the company is well aware that there is no room for improvement, or production at all, for that matter, if you exploit all the available raw material without caring to raise new plantations. The Eucates Recycling Program treats wood residue as a source of energy and uses it as a biomass, without polluting the environment. In 2012, Eucatex sponsored the production of a documentary about environmental preservation in Santos, Brazil.

Social Policy

Similar to company’s vision of the global society and nature preservation, Eucatex is applying the same rules for the preservation of its employees, because they may not be numerous, but they are certainly the “guilty“ ones for the day-to-day operations of the company.

Endurance in a Tough Market

Needless to say what obstacles the company had to overcome, performing its bussines in a country with a difficult economic situation. With the expansion of laminate floors industry in Brazil, due to the country’s potential in wood material, Eucatex has put quality above quantity, with the aim to last at least another 60 years with the same longing to grow all its potential.

Journey to Freedom By Yeonmi Park

Yeonmi Park is a Human Right Activist who has been featured at the Oslo Freedom Forum and One Young World Summit in Dublin. Park was born to a family of civil servants in a Nor th Korean city of Hyesan in 1993. She grew in a society whose regime controls every step you take. This changed her view of the world and vowed to change her society no matter the challenges she gets on the way. When she watched a film that was pirated by James Cameron and was banned in North Korea, she felt more urge to fight for freedom. Everything changed when her father was arrested for smuggling silver, gold and nickel. He fell sick while he was arrested and was given a medical release that gave him an opportunity to help his family escape North Korea. That is where Park’s journey to freedom began.

The story on Park’s Facebook page states that her sister helped her to cross the frozen river to China, and her mother accompanied her. Her father stayed behind because he was ailing, and he thought that his illness would be a challenge to his family. They experienced terrible hardship and Park witnessed her mother being raped by the traffickers while her sister died of colon cancer. She felt like the world had finally forgotten her, but she had to be determined to make the world not forget North Korea. She has been a human activist since then.
She is set to deliver her powerful Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture at DePauw University on Monday, October 5. One of her main objectives on that day will be horrors of human trafficking, need to bring freedom to all the people of the world and the main reason she defected from North Korea. Her visit will take place a day after 22nd birthday and six days after her book, to live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom that has been published by Penguin publishers.

DePauw University is one of the private universities located in Greencastle, India. It mainly deals with arts and music. The school is a Methodist heritage. It was founded in 1837 and was named after Francis Asbury, the first Methodist bishop of Episcopal Church. When it was founded, it was established as an all men’s school but later began admitting women. That was in 1867. First was known as Indiana Asbury University but then changed to DePauw University, which was meant to honor Washington C. DePauw, who had made massive contributions towards its development. Today, the university has over 100 organizations that enable its students engage in voluntary activities and community services.

The Tenacious Squaw Valley CEO-Andrew Wirth


Andrew Wirth was born on 25th July 1963 in Neubrucke, West Germany. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado and attended the Edinburgh University in Scotland. Wirth is married to Karen De Ridder, who is a real estate lawyer and are blessed with three children. He served as a ranger for the rocky mountain national parks and a wilderness ranger at the park of San Pedro. He was also served as a member of the wild land fire crew based out of the northern part of New Mexico, which inspired him to serve as a volunteered fireman and board member of the North Routt fire protection district. Venturing into his occupation at Steamboat and Intrawest, in 1986, Wirth started as a trainee with the Resort Corporation and Steamboat ski.

Later in 2007, his struggles became fruitful when he joined the parent company Intrawest which in 2006 completed the acquisition of Steamboat. Besides that, Andy Wirth got promoted as the president of sales and marketing. While in Intrawest, he organized local and international marketing strategy, viewing at the finance of mountain and ski resorts. As the leader of the board of directors of the organization, he is the founder of mountain village Associates, which is a business promotion and market group supporting domestic business and sponsored by steamboat. Wirth was an active sportsman who understands the importance of work without play makes Jack a dull boy. Being the chairman of the group of steamboat springs winter sports club, an organization in charge of the growth of winter sports athletes and organization of winter competitive sporting activities.

When one talks about Squaw Valley, what comes to mind is Andrew Wirth. His high endeavors and determination to raise the company, involved struggle, and extra hard work. He was selected the president and CEO of Squaw Valley ski resort, where he succeeded, Nancy Cushing. Under his direction and management as CEO; the company underwent a tremendous million upgrade. This was due to the changes brought in by Wirth. In September 2011, alpine meadows ski resort and squaw valley were announced to be partner in order to provide ticket pass to clients, but with Wirth, he made transformed events acquiring the alpine meadows where he merged the two resorts and led it as its CEO. Wirth is a beneficiary of multiple community service and awards such as the chairman’s outstanding service award from the Reno-Tahoe airport authority board of trustees, who earned the steamboat springs business leader of the year award and made the HSMAI at the highest minds in hospitality and travel sales and marketing lists. Congratulations Andrew Wirth we are grateful for you.


Status Labs – How They’re Improving Business Reputations One Business At A Time

Status Labs is an online reputation management company who helps companies overcome the struggle involved with gaining bad reviews online. When you have a brand that can really provide customers with great service, you want to make sure other people know about your capabilities as a business. With a single bad review you may gain online, you could be ruining your brand down the road. If you never fix a single review, you may be causing your brand to lose out on future clientele.

Status Labs is a company who helps beat out the horrible reviews your company may overcome. As a business owner myself, I know how dangerous review sites can be. Having an account on Yelp can be life changing in so many ways, and you can gain so many customers by hacking all of those great reviews. However, people who aren’t happy with your service won’t be afraid of saying horrible things about your business.

Status Labs focuses on a multitude of online reputation management. The brand has helped people with their online rankings and reviews on review webpages, but they have also helped with public relations and other forms of reputation management. Think of them as an overall company who can help any business in any type of brand crisis to beat it out and make it alive in their industry. No matter what market you are in and what kind of reputation crisis you’re dealing with, there are ways to overcome such trouble.

Online Scandals

In the world of online scandals, it’s easy to lose out on business and to lose your work when you get caught in a struggle. The Ashley Madison website focuses on giving people the chance to have an affair with other people. Just recently, a set of hackers took the information of the site and plastered all the usernames and names of every user, even getting a few celebrities caught up in the scandal for joining the website.

Now, clearly some people are outraged because of losing their job or having their business get torn down because they were a part of this scandal. Not only do the people with businesses need reputation management, but so does the Ashley Madison brand. The company had no intentions at all to deal with releasing all of the information of their users. Status Labs can easily help the brand get back on track.

Status Labs is extremely extensive with their team. They provide reputation management in all kinds of ways to help give business owners the guidance that they need for seeing progress and attaining back their good reputation again. It’s so easy to lose out on more progress and not gain anymore clients without having a good amount of people protecting your reputation.

The Internet is very fast paced. It’s easy to lose out on more clients if you don’t know what you are doing. Hiring an experienced team like Status Labs can go a long way in getting all the reputation help you need.

OrganoGold Is Loved By The People Who Distribute It

The companies that can be most trusted are the ones that have passionate people working for them. It is when a company feels that their product is better than anything else that is available that a company can be trusted. When the founder and CEO of a company has a great love for it and all that it is doing, one can know that that company is one that is going to be sticking around for some time. All of that is true of OrganoGold, and because of it, many people have given the product that they are promoting a try.

Bernardo Chua started up this company in the hopes that people would come to love the Chinese herb that the company is distributing just as much as he does. He wanted to be able to share it with people all of the world so that they can feel the benefits of it as much as he has been able to. He loves Ganoderma, and he knows that others will love it, too, once they have the opportunity to try it out.

It is because of the way that Bernardo Chua feels about the company that he started, and because of the smarts that he has when dealing with business, that OrganoGold has been able to do as well as it has. A company does not succeed without a lot of hard work being put into it, and without a lot of passion begin shown toward the products that they are selling, and one can know by looking at OrganoGold that this company has both of those things.

It is distributing a product that people can feel good about purchasing and trying out for themselves, because the people who are promoting it love it, themselves. They wanted to share it with the world, and that is why the company was started.