In today’s business world, success often comes down to being more innovative than the competition. This is especially true in real estate, where the competition is stronger than ever. For many real estate professionals, the intense pressure can prove to be too much. However, for developer Jason Halpern, it’s anything but that. As an individual who thrives on pressure and new challenges, Jason has taken the real estate industry by storm and become one of the most innovative professionals in the business.
As the head of JMH Development since 2010, Jason has made it his mission to reach the top of the business world. To accomplish this, he has focused on taking buildings that others ignore and turning then into incredible luxury housing developments. In fact, one of his crowning achievements was the development of 184 Kent. In this project, Jason was able to use his knowledge and vision for success to convert the property from a warehouse into 340 luxury apartments, providing great places to live within the city.
Along with this project, he has also helped to revitalize Brooklyn, which has always been one of New York’s most popular and beloved areas. Realizing the market was right for additional luxury housing in the area, he quickly went to work and eventually created the Townhouses of Cobble Hill, which added nine luxury townhouses to the community.
While helping to develop these and other exciting projects, Jason has also made sure his company has beat the competition year after year. Whether it’s developing an initial sales and design strategy, meeting with the construction team, or working to market his company in as many ways possible, Jason and his company are known for professionalism, expertise, and knowledge of the local and national real estate market.
Always willing to accept new challenges and put his skills to the test, Jason is expected to continue being a true driving force within the real estate industry. Whether helping to revitalize a city such as Brooklyn or a historical building in a local community, Jason is indeed looked upon as the best in the business.
Mentorship is important in business as you learn to build relationships that are both close and personal and those that are business only. All relationships are built on trust and they are best built when working with others that are ambitious and passionate about building businesses that can help create jobs as well as change the entire economy of a country. This is true of Mike Baur’s Swiss Startup Factory, and it’s still going strong since its launch in 2014.
Many of the mentors on board today with SSUF are excited to work with young startups because they want to inspire creativity. Those who are most experienced in the world of business know that regardless of the size of the company, it is vital that you not only bring skills to the table, but you also need to bring creative minds to the table as well. Allowing your team to be creative is important so that they can spread their wings, share their own ideas and focus on what is most important. The most important aspect of any business is to not only share ideas, but it is also to encourage each other. Mentorship plays an important role in this aspect, and that won’t change any time soon.
Baur has done an outstanding job of bringing aboard CEO’s as well as partners of other companies that have vast experience in various niche markets. Those who are working with SSUF currently have skills in various industries, and are not partial to the tech industry only. While the tech marketplace is still thriving, it is important that the most creative minds of any niche market get the opportunity to take a fresh look at projects outside of what they typically work with, so that they can have the opportunity to engage with and network with others that they can build companies with.
Those who are passionate about business and mentorship at SSUF are making a contribution to the economy. Jobs are being created and media opportunities are becoming available to best serve those startups that are in their early stages. Whether the mentors are involved in marketing, finance, or some other field, those who work with the program at SSUF will benefit tremendously and be two steps ahead of their competitors.
Every person would love to accomplish their childhood dreams and passion, although most of us to achieve that, few people have reached that including entrepreneur Mike Baur. Mike Baur is a banker, and his passion for finance began when he was still a teenager. Mike was born and raised in Fribourg, Switzerland. Mr. Baur is a go-getter, and he did not let his dreams and passion for finance die, instead went after his high school education, he ahead to pursue MBA from the University of Rochester and an Executive MBA from the University of Bern.
Mike Baur began his career working in the Swiss Banking Sector, and his hard work and devotion saw him climb the career leader becoming one of the Executive Board members in a Swiss private bank. Mike has worked in top banks in Switzerland including Clariden, and Sallfort. Baur is also very passionate about seeing young people succeed in life and especially in financial matters. Together with his co-partners, they founded Swiss Startup Factory in 2014. The primary reason for establishing Swiss Startup Factory was to mentor as well as supporting the young innovators in Switzerland and the world over. The institution is privately owned, and it is also funded and supported independently.
Swiss Startup Factory is a unique support organization in Switzerland, and it is designed to run a three-month accelerator program. The accelerator programs are very clear and are meant to describe milestones that will decrease time to market. The young innovators receive funding and execution from the company during the acceleration session. Some of the areas that the organization helps the young entrepreneurs include sales and marketing, finance, law, and technology. The most significant assistance they are offered is the mentorship program which is conducted by top successful entrepreneurs.
Swiss Startup Factory accelerator program does not only provide mentorship and support to startup but also to entrepreneurs in residence who have not yet found a business idea but are willing to found a startup. The young entrepreneurs apply, and they are selected to be part of the startup team that will receive mentorship and support from the Swiss team. The Swiss Startup Factory continues to sustain new start-ups and developments, and it is even more interested to discover more new possible projects. Mike Baur who is the Chief Executive Office of the organization and has more than 20 years experience in the financial sector continues to provide leadership to the team to fulfill the young innovator’s dreams.
Losing control will only last as long as IAP is not on the task. Once IAP Worldwide is involved, the impossible and the out of control becomes possible and in control. The scale is also global as it is arranged by the best project managers in the world. The strong task force of over 2000 highly specialized employees can be deployed to more than 25 countries at one time as they are tasked to solve the most challenging problems.
Surprise events are the strong suite of the employees at IAP. Nature’s shocking events or strife and struggle between cultures as in war or other aggression and its fallout are the areas that the men and women of IAP have fielded for years. Supplying, detailing, logistically supporting those who are in the battlefield or those who are setting up temporary airfield for aviation support in military operations, these are just a few of the logistical maneuvers that the specialists at IAP thrive on.
Since emergencies and disasters strike by surprise, the staff at IAP Worldwide specialize in the reaction that must take place during these types of unexpected events. Being prepared for the unexpected, from hurricanes, to floods to war torn battlegrounds, the men and women are trained to set up new power zones, triage units, supply lines and clean up teams for recover and restoration, to rescue and recognizance.
When disaster strikes such as being flooded, many are in need of the services that are provided by IAP Worldwide. The general area will need the team work of heroes who know how to endure the demanding activities that require the organization and task driven mentality for carrying out searches, rescues, and revival missions. IAP is the company that delivers hope and real action when it comes to liberating those who are trapped by an emergency. The reliability and dependability of the men and women of IAP is comforting and amazing for the people of IAP.
For a period of six decades of service, the reputable background of IAP has been praised in the community of security and safety experts. The severe issues that cause the most stress and difficulty are an integral part of the motto that underlies the goals of those who work for IAP. Becoming a partner with IAP will mean that the ultimate goal of the company, to secure and assist those who have severe rescue and restoration requirements. Staying safe and secure is the goal in common with the team members of IAP.
Independent distributor and multi-level marketing sensation Bernardo Chua is a self-made success, but the real story is Chua’s healthy beverage and how he built his empire. Just eight years ago, Organo Gold began as a start-up company in Vancouver, British Columbia. Hard work, opportunism and skilled market analysis bucket all the market trends, and today Organo Gold has flourished into a multi-million dollar giant. With an eye and vision for healthy living, Bernardo Chua calculated just how he could blend the most celebrated drink in the world [coffee] with an infusion of nutraceuticals.
Opportunity knocked and Bernardo Chua opened the door which has led him to expand Organo Gold to a full line of beverages including robust coffees, teas, and hot chocolate. “I recognized that there was an opportunity to create and deliver a healthier drink that everyone already loved,” and “It’s gratifying to see my vision come to fruition,” says Chua on his Twitter account.
Under the leadership of Chua, the company embarked on pioneering research that helped create the model for using Ganoderma, also known as or reishi mushroom spores that contain anti-oxidative potency. Early recognition of these mushrooms were founded centuries ago in Asia and used as part of Chinese medicine. Chua’s innovation has made Organo Gold one the world’s hottest brands but also created an entirely new market for a healthy coffee beverage.
An aggressive visionary, Chua is also a committed philanthropist, providing financial support to OG Cares Foundation. He has generated a motivating spirit that enriches the lives of individuals and encourages leadership. Recognized as one of the most successful businessmen in the multi-marketing direct selling industry, Chua has been honored with several awards including Outstanding Global Entrepreneur, two People’s Choice Awards, and a Napoleon Hill Foundation Gold Medal recipient.
Born in the Philippines, Bernardo Chua is a long time advocate of Chinese medicines, often singing the praises on Facebook. He developed a strong stellar reputation for his emphasis and respect for herbal medicines. Utilizing a global drink [coffee] helped him break into international markets thus making customer interest much easier. The holy grail of Organo Gold has been to develop products that present a real practical way towards healthy living and balance the body with beverages everyone loves.
Recently featured on Forbes was an in-depth look at what entrepreneurs can do on their own to manage their online reputations. Information compiled came from Don Sorensen, the owner of Big Blue Robots, who has over thirteen years of experience in the field of online reputation management. He directed his comments towards small businesses and what they can do without professional help.
Sorensen first states that a business must be proactive in their online reputation. The majority of those who are suffering of serious Online reputation issues are not aware until after the fact. Following this, Sorensen suggests setting up social media accounts in the business’ name and getting an online Reputation Defender will be huge help. Whether or not the business wants to take advantage of connecting with their customers through social media, it is safer for a business to own their name to stop any unwanted activity that customers would assume came from the company. In addition, he also urges businesses to purchase domains similar to their business. Doing so can allow for these company owned websites to appear in the top of the charts, rather than websites that are loose cannons.
A fourth important step is making sure all content produced is search engine optimized. If a business wants to secure the top search results for their company with their content, then it is important to provide content that search engines and customers find important and related to the topic. While doing this, Sorensen states that a fifth step is staying updated on social media and websites. Doing so will result in keeping a business’ sites at the top of search results. To keep these updates flowing, Sorensen suggests signing up for IFTTT, which will keep a company’s social media accounts updated based on events that happen, such as a YouTube video being posted.
Sorensen’s last three pieces of advice cover reviews, which he urges companies to control. Companies should strive to have all positive press coverage released and work at managing negative reviews.
In all, Don Sorensen uses his nine tips on managing online reputation to guide small businesses to success.