American Institute Of Architects: Design Critical Aspect Of Healthy Living

The American population is facing a crisis with the issue of obesity. This medical condition is affecting a huge population of the young people in the country. It is becoming an epidemic that must be dealt with in the fastest time possible, or the country will find itself with a high population of young people who are not productive sufficiently or who have medical conditions that will need a high amount of resources to deal with. There is an urgent need for the medical practitioners in the country to look for ways to address this menace that is facing the country through a long-lasting solution.
 
For the longest time, the country has been battling the problems related to obesity through education of the people on healthy eating habits. However, this approach does not seem to bear any fruits as more people continue to develop this condition. The only workable method makes people engage in healthy living through the things they may not even realize are meant to make them to. For instance, if we have stairs instead of elevators in a building, those occupying that building will have to do exercise by going up and down the stairway. This is an automatic body exercise they will be doing without even taking note of what they have just done.
 
According to senior architect and Executive Vice President of the largest architects organization in the country, Robert Ivy, there is something that needs to be done that will be appealing to the people and will largely serve the people living with this condition. He believes that healthy design is what this particular problem needs. Design of the environment we live around needs to be up to the standards that will enable people to do more body exercises. Robert Ivy says that if the architects introduce an approach that will see the construction of a higher number of facilities that have an aspect of healthy design, the endemic problem of obesity may go down drastically.

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The American Institute of Architect is an organization that constitutes all of the professionals working in the architectural industry in America. The organization was founded in 1857 and was established with the focus on developing and improving the sector. When the organization was founded, the industry didn’t have any qualification requirements for people working in the sector. Almost anyone could become an architect, which resulted in a number of sub-par projects which cost the country a lot of money and resources. The organization pushed for the establishment of degrees and courses for people who wanted to enter into the field of architecture, which created a huge amount of development to the field as a whole.
 
Robert Ivy reckons that there is need to have an industry that appreciates the need for doctors and architects working together to create solutions for this problem. We should stop complaining about the problem of obesity and find a solution that will work for the people.
 
Robert Ivy is an accomplished architect who believes that there is power in these two careers working together. He has won the G.D Clarion award for lifetime achievement in the industry. He has a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Tulane. As the head of the biggest organization of architects, he has the responsibility of making sure that every person in the community is given a chance to enjoy good architectural services.

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An Incredible Merger for the World to See

Govpaynet is a company that’s well-known on the internet for its ability to accept multiple payments over the internet. Their flexibility is what caught the eye Securus Technologies, who plans on using this company in order to provide their customers with the ability to pay in multiple formats. Securus Technologies is an information technology company that supports low-income families who have loved ones currently serving time in jail. A merger of these two powerful corporations can mean endless results for those involved. This will no doubt make it much easier for Securus customers to make their payments on time, and to have peace of mind knowing that their payments will be sent to a reliable source. It is no telling when Securus Technologies is planning on utilizing GovPayNet, but one thing is for sure, this is just another step in the right direction for the technology giant. When the merger does finally occur, Securus technologies will be able to offer their clients many different avenues of payment options, something that other companies within the industry sorely lack.

 

This business merger will make it much easier for Securus customers to pay on time, which is a saving grace for many who do not have access to reliable bank accounts or credit cards. Thanks to GovPayNet it is possible to pay using a pre-paid credit card or even PayPal. Although these are not as reliable forms of payment as a bank it is still convenient for some customers who may not have the ability to have a credit card due to poor credit. This recent merger, when it takes effect, will make payment much easier for families of inmates, and therefore will increase the relationship between client and Company.

 

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Sahm Adrangi

Sahm Adrangi is the chief investment officer and founder of the Kerrisdale Capital Management firm. Since it was founded in 2009 Sahm Adrangi has been directly involved in the development of the firm’s aspects. He began the company with less than $1 million but the firm as of July 2017 manages about $150 million.Through his publishing research and short selling, he has managed to share a lot of opinions about the stocks which are greatly misinterpreted by the market.These include the overhyped shorts and under followed longs about the market.The research of Kerrisdale is aimed to correct the widely misplaced facts about the fundamental business prospects of companies. The research is shared on Twitter, Kerrisdale Capital website and other sites of third-party investing.

In 2010 and 2011 Sahm Adrangi became known for exposing Chinese companies that were fraudulent. These included Lihua International, China Marine Food Group, China-Biotics among others. Some of his targets through the Securities and Exchange Commission were subjected to enforcement action by the commission.These were ChinaCast Education Corp and China Education Alliance. Sharing research on a wide scale about industries and companies has been the main objective of Kerrisdale, Sahm Adrangi in the recent years has focused the efforts of the firm in specific areas where Kerrisdale has a lot of expertise developed.This includes the sector of biotechnology where the firm has had the research published about development stage companies. These include Zafgen, Bavarian Nordic, Unilife and Sage Therapeutics among others. The sector of mining has also been a focus area. Sahm Adrangi questioned the market valuation and mining prospects of several resources companies. These include Northern Dynasty Minerals, First Majestic Silver among others.

Skeptical views and reports have also been published about the telecommunication sector. Some of the companies in this sector include; ViaSat, Dish Network, Straight Path Communications and Globalstar.In 2014 through multiple articles, webcast and live presentation Sahm Adrangi exposed the weaknesses of Terrestrial Low Power Service(TLPS) of Globalstar. This was followed by a series of letters to the FCC and also a meeting. Furthermore, Mr. Adrangi is also an activist in several investments. In 2013 he challenged the management of Lindsay Corporation to maximize capital allocation and cash deployment policies of the company. In addition, in 2014 through a proxy contest, several of Morgans Hotel Group directors were replaced. Two of the directors that came from his slate were elected to office.

Mr. Adrangi has appeared in major publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal among others. He has also been a speaker addressing many conferences such as the Value Investing Conference, The Distressed Debt Investing Conference among many other conferences.

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Desiree Perez: A Quiet Force to be Reckoned With

Desiree Perez has been silently infiltrating the music industry for quite some time. She is a COO at Roc Nation and is considered a member of Jay Z’s close inner circle. This is no surprise given her insane success at influencing, creating, and closing deals. Her involvement in a $200 million investment that Sprint made in TIDAL, has thrust her into the spotlight recently. TIDAL is a music streaming service started by Jay-Z and a collective of artists in 2015. Prior to its official release date Sprint allowed one million customers to download Jay Z’s latest album, 4:44, for free which helped Jay earn a platinum plaque for it before the rest of the world even got access to it. Over the past few years, Perez has been a vital part of several such deals. Billboard has even referred to her as “Roc Nation’s Rock” because of how much she has done for the company. .

Prior to the deal with Sprint, some of her most notable dealings were negotiating the Beyonce Formation stadium tour and a deal between Rihanna and Samsung. She is also credited with playing a huge role in helping TIDAL increase its number of subscribers when it was first starting out. Perez is often referred to as a “fierce negotiator” who is great at her job and goes above and beyond to ensure success. She is proof that there are music industry giants both in the spotlight and behind the scenes. Without talented people like Desiree Perez working behind the scenes, the industry wouldn’t be as huge as it is.