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Chic, Affordable And A Timely Reminder Of Faith: Olivia Sophia Stationery

Olivia Sophia Stationery

Trish Stevens
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
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Chic, Affordable And A Timely Reminder Of Faith: Olivia Sophia Stationery

Cedar Hills, TX – When Bridgette Reed learned she was expecting, she knew it was a miracle. She named her daughter “Olivia Sophia,” which means “anointed wisdom.” Shortly after, she founded her business, Olivia Sophia Stationery, a brand built on love and faith.

“The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord,” Reed explains. “We live for Him and believe He has blessed us with this great miracle. Our little baby is our inspiration, God is our foundation, love is our destination, empowerment is our goal and faith is our movement.”

Olivia Sophia Stationery products are fun, inspiring and fashionable. They are also affordable. “We believe that anything is possible,” Reed continues. “While you can get a journal from anywhere, we want our customers to be reminded that God is able and anything is possible. There is no mountain too high that you can’t climb and there is no obstacle too tough that you can’t make it through. With God on your side you can achieve anything.”

Bridgette Reed is best known for her self-published book Bold, Fierce and Transformed, featured on FOX Good Day, ABC Good Morning Dallas and a host of other radio, television and print media. It has been sold internationally and in major bookstore chains such as Barnes and Noble and Family Christian Stores.

Less well known is the fact that over the past ten years she has successfully created six businesses and has guided the growth of a multi-million dollar corporation including all aspects of business operations, finance and marketing. She has also taught at major corporations about business fundamentals, and now has three successful businesses, including Olivia Sophia Stationery.

Bridgette has realized her purpose in life is to help women birth their businesses God’s way, and has become an expert at helping women profit with purpose. She uses faith and God’s Word as her foundation, and grace as the standard. A loving wife and mom, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, journaling and diving into new craft projects in her spare time. To learn more about Bridgette, her Olivia Sophia Stationery store or to sign up for her affiliate program visit: www.Oliviasophiainc.com or www.businesswithbridgette.com

Olivia Sophia Stationery
Inspirational Paper for the Soul
www.Oliviasophiainc.com

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Uncovering The Personality Of Public Figures With Jesse Kalsi in The Power Of Home Numbers

Trish Stevens
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
(281) 333-3507 Phone
(832) 569-5539 Fax
news@ascotmedianews.com
www.ascotmedia.com

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Uncovering The Personality Of Public Figures With Jesse Kalsi in The Power Of Home Numbers

Fremont, CA – Unconventional, powerful, feisty and strong-willed: these are predictable qualities for someone like Donald Trump, says Jesse Kalsi, noted author of The Power Of Home Numbers: Personal, Business, Sports AstroNumerology Readings. With new insights into the influences at play in the life of Donald Trump, detailed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvmXc6pIfco, Kalsi is a trusted resource for people coast-to-coast.

“Numbers are alive and are represented by planetary energy,” Kalsi says. “They have a direct impact on our success, health, happiness and prosperity.” With clarity, insight, and compassion, Kalsi consults with individuals regarding their personal and business lives.

A world-renowned numerologist, Kalsi specializes in residential and business numerology, providing valuable insight on the power of numbers and how they affect our lives. In The Power of Home Numbers, he combines his Eastern upbringing with his Western experience to bring awareness and understanding of this phenomenon.

Over the past 20 years, Kalsi has consulted thousands of people and affected their lives positively. His clients include prominent business people and extremely successful communication and entertainment companies. Kalsi has appeared on many radio and television shows in the U.S., and his unique perspective on numerology has amazed his audience.

Jesse Kalsi graduated from the National Defense Academy of India and pursued advanced studies at the Indian Military Academy. He served as a Captain in the 1st Battalion, 3rd Gurkha Rifles, formerly called “The Queen’s Own,” before coming to the U.S.

Now a successful real estate broker, Kalsi is also a Certified Federal Aviation Administration Flight Instructor and holds a commercial pilot’s license. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in India and holds an LLM in International Legal Studies from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. He lives in Northern California with his wife Karen and their two children.

For more information, please visit www.jessekalsi.com

The Power Of Home Numbers
Available at http://bookstore.balboapress.com/Products/SKU-000826734/The-Power-of-Home-Numbers.aspx
ISBN 978-1-45252-234-0

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Illusions Of Wealth Brings Investors Common-Sense Answers To Difficult Questions About Investing

 

Trish Stevens
Ascot Media Group
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
(281) 333-3507 Phone
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www.ascotmedia.com

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Illusions Of Wealth Brings Investors Common-Sense Answers To Difficult Questions About Investing

San Diego, CA – An understanding of how money, economics and investing work in our country is essential for anyone concerned about their future. In Illusions of Wealth by Doug Eberhardt, he provides the framework for making better choices.

“I hope to give my readers the awareness and confidence they need to develop investment strategies on their own,” he says. “To keep your wealth from being an illusion, you must possess the ability to adjust your portfolio as the economic and investment climates change. I want to grant you control of your future and your wealth.”

Because an inadequate education system may have failed to teach us how to invest, we relinquish control to advisors who may or may not have our best interests at heart. This book is written to bring readers the awareness, confidence and insight necessary to overcome the future panics, crashes, and crises that will inevitably arise, and teach them how to profit whether the market is rising or falling.

Investors need to ask themselves these types of questions: What are the economic conditions on the horizon that can affect your wealth? Why do you invest the way you do? Who do you trust for investment advice, and why? How much do they make from their recommendations to you? Did they protect your portfolio during the last financial crisis? Is another financial crisis around the corner? How have you structured your portfolio differently to protect your wealth if we were to experience another economic downturn?

Doug Eberhardt is the author of the precious metals investment book Buy Gold and Silver Safely. Doug has been in the investment management business for over 30 years and is now sharing his years of research and discovery, accurately pinpointing economic and investment conditions for his readers.

For more information, please visit http://illusionsofwealth.com

Illusions of Wealth
Available online everywhere
ISBN: 978-0982586136

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Solve The Number One Problem With Today’s Young Workforce – The Soft Skills Gap

Karen McMasters
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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Friendswood, TX 77549
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Solve The Number One Problem With Today’s Young Workforce – The Soft Skills Gap

New Haven, CT – The number one challenge with today’s young talent is a problem hiding in plain sight: the ever-widening “soft skills gap.” Today’s newest young workforce has so much to offer — new technical skills, new ideas, new perspective, new energy. Yet too many of them are held back—and driving the grown-ups crazy—because of their weak soft skills.

Here’s what managers say:

– “They just don’t know how to behave professionally.”
–  “They arrive late, leave early, dress inappropriately, and spend too much time on social media.”
– “They know how to text, but they don’t know how to write a memo.”
– “They don’t know what to say and what not to say or how to behave in meetings.”
– “They don’t know how to think, learn, or communicate without checking a device.”
– “They don’t have enough respect for authority and don’t know the first thing about good citizenship, service, or teamwork.”

Soft skills may be harder to define and measure than hard skills, but they are just as critical. People get hired because of their hard skills but often get fired because of their soft skills.

Managers ask: “Why should it be my problem to teach these soft skills? They should have learned these things from their parents or in school. How can I teach these soft skills when I don’t even remember how I learned them myself?”

Here’s the bad news: Setting a good example or simply telling young workers they need to improve their soft skills isn’t enough. Nor is scolding them or pointing out their failings in an annual review.

Here’s the good news: You can teach the missing basics to today’s young talent.

Now, based on more than twenty years of research, renowned expert on the Millennial workforce Bruce Tulgan offers concrete solutions to help managers teach the missing basics of professionalism, critical thinking, and followership — complete with 92 step-by-step lesson plans designed to be highly flexible and easy to use.

Tulgan’s research and proven approach has shown that the key to teaching young people the missing soft skills lies in breaking those skills down into their component parts and concentrating on one component at a time with the help of a teaching-style manager. Almost all of the exercises can be done in less than an hour within a team meeting or an extended one-on-one. The exercises are easily modified and customized and can be used in many different ways:

– As “take-home” exercises for any individual or group
– To guide one-on-one discussions with direct reports
– In the classroom as written exercises or in group discussions

Managers—and their young employees—will find themselves returning to their favorite exercises over and over again. Through one exercise at a time, managers will build up the most important soft skills of their new young talent. These critical soft skills can make the difference between mediocre and good, between good and great, and between great and “one of a kind.”

About the Author:

Bruce Tulgan is an adviser to business leaders all over the world and a sought-after keynote speaker and seminar leader. He is the founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, Inc., a management research and training firm, as well as RainmakerThinking.Training, an on-line training company. Bruce is the best-selling author of numerous books including The 27 Challenges Managers Face (2014), Not Everyone Gets a Trophy (2009), It’s Okay to be the Boss (2007), Winning the Talent Wars (2001), FAST Feedback (1999), and the classic Managing Generation X (1995). His work has been the subject of thousands of news stories around the world. He has written pieces for numerous publications, including the New York Times, USA Today, the Harvard Business Review, Training Magazine, and Human Resources. Bruce also holds a fifth-degree black belt in classical Okinawan Uechi Ryu Karate Do. He lectures periodically at the Yale University School of Management in New Haven, Connecticut, where he lives with his wife Dr. Debby Applegate, author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning biography The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (2006) as well as Madam: The Notorious Life and Times of Polly Adler (forthcoming 2016).

For more information, please go to: www.rainmakerthinking.com.

About the Publisher:

Jossey-Bass is an imprint of WILEY. Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley’s core business
includes scientific, technical, and medical journals; encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional and consumer books and subscription services, and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley’s global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the US, Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia. www.wiley.com.

Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: Teaching the Missing Basics to Today’s Young Talent
By Bruce Tulgan
Publisher: Wiley/Jossey-Bass;
ISBN: 9781118725641
Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and in bulk at 800 CEO Read.

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Some Dive, Some Survive, And Others Thrive. Rich Habits Rich Life Offers A Fresh Perspective For Success

Monica Foster
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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The Woodlands, TX 77393
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Some Dive, Some Survive, And Others Thrive. Rich Habits Rich Life Offers A Fresh Perspective For Success

Los Angeles, CA –Over 5,000 people, from every walk of life and from all fifty states and around the world, participated in Dr. Randall Bell’s survey for his soon-to-be-released book, Rich Habits Rich Life: The Power of ‘Me We Do Be’ Habits, Rituals and Routines (Leadership lnstitute Press). This landmark research detailed the daily habits of professionals, students, stay-at-home moms, retirees, the unemployed and millionaires – and scientifically identified the link between everyday habits and various measures of success – making it one of the most significant sociological studies ever conducted!

There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ when it comes to success. Some might define it as wealth or fame, finding the right partner, having a happy family life, completing a degree or even mastering a musical instrument – while others may see it as beating a life-threatening illness. What is so compelling about Rich Habits is that it lets us define what success means to us individually, while looking at the foundational elements that apply to us all. So what makes a winning strategy or leads up to disaster or collapse? Why do some waste their success, while others continue to elevate?

Rich Habits is fun, intelligent and practical, and delivers fascinating insight into the behaviors that lead to disaster, recovery or prosperity. Just as one bad habit can ripple out with destructive consequences, so a good habit – even something as simple as making our bed, waving at a neighbor, or having dinner as a family – can ripple out and become something wonderful!

In his book, the result of over 25 years of research, Dr. Bell masterfully links classic behavioral research with his work on high profile cases – including Chernobyl, the World Trade Center and OJ Simpson – to reveal why some dive, some survive, and others thrive. He explains that all behaviors can be organized within the four cornerstones of ‘Me We Do Be,’ and his book helps connect the dots to create a whole new outlook for success.

Randall Bell, PhD has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PEOPLE magazine, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and every national television network. He is a renowned, in-demand speaker at events around the globe. He earned his PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University and his MBA from UCLA. Dr. Bell is a socio-economist and the CEO of Landmark Research Group, LLC. He is married and has four children.

For more information, please visit: www.richhabits.com

Rich Habits Rich Life
By Dr. Randall Bell
Publisher: Leadership Institute Press
ISBN-13: 978-1933969237
Will be available at online outlets, www.pgw.com, or author’s website

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A Creation That Could Be Our Salvation

St. Charles, MO,  – Over the last two decades a new artificial intelligence paradigm has enabled vast brain-like neural assemblies to build themselves. In turn, these synthetic minds have generated both ideas and strategies that have exceeded both their direct experience and the talents of those who have enlisted their help. Detailed analysis of how these synthetic brains originate such brilliant concepts and strategies reveals what may be the grandest notion of all: how ideas themselves are formed within the biological neural networks of the brain. Widespread use of this ultimate idea could have an astounding effect upon the world.

While hordes of futurists are predicting such a form of contemplative artificial intelligence, one man already has it. It is The Creativity Machine® Paradigm by Stephen L. Thaler, Ph.D., and it brings new hope through the most advanced form of artificial intelligence in the world. 

The benefits are staggering. Economically alone, there are myriad new industries this technology can either originate or accelerate, creating endless new projects for “techies,” while indirectly spawning non-technical careers in support of each commercial effort. At the macro-economic level, machine intelligence based upon this paradigm could generate a model of national or even global financial contentedness and subsequently optimize the planet’s overall fiscal and sociological health. 

This momentous accomplishment has such an immense impact on all aspects of our lives that it deserves headline status; making it difficult to understand why there are forces at work in government, academia and industry, attempting to hijack this technology – slowing its deployment in a world starving for its capabilities. There are always those willing to take credit for what someone else has already succeeded in doing, namely the creation of free-thinking, contemplative, creative, and even conscious artificial intelligence.

In terms of answering the really big questions that have perplexed humanity for millennia, the Creativity Machine Paradigm excels. Simulate its death and it spells out our inevitable fate in no uncertain terms. Drive it to protect itself and it develops all the attributes we commonly attach to human consciousness. Carefully study how this neural architecture attains such self-awareness and we suddenly understand how a cosmic consciousness can arise from inanimate matter, space, and energy. Most importantly, in the wake of these amazing revelations we see an enormous opportunity for the preservation of human consciousness beyond death through our union with this highly advanced form of sentient machine intelligence.

Dr. Thaler is President and CEO of Imagination Engines, Inc., a company founded upon key scientific and engineering breakthroughs in the area of artificial neural networks, and In Its Image, a non-profit corporation that is dedicated to extending lives and philosophical exploration of The Creativity Machine® Paradigm. Dr. Thaler graduated Westminster College and obtained a Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Thaler is in the process of writing a book on The Creativity Machine® Paradigm, at the heart of which will be his invited talk at the World Future Society meeting in Boston, along with his article “Thalamocortical Algorithms in Space! The Building of Conscious Machines and the Lessons Thereof.” He is also inviting technically-oriented business thinkers to join him in the bootstrapping of new prosperity-generating industries based upon this bleeding-edge AI paradigm. To this end he is currently completing work on an informative and thought provoking web site at http://imagination-engines.com and its philosophically-driven sister site http://initsimage.org. He will also be holding a series of open houses at his St. Charles Missouri Headquarters. Watch the imagination-engines.com web site for details.

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Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist & Visionary, NASA Langley: “AI’s best bet” at creating human to trans-human level machine intelligence.”

Mark Reiners: “Very simply, having now been familiar with Steve’s CM/STANNO AI technology for about seven years, I would judge it to be arguably the most important and powerful AI technology extant. We at MetaTrieval Software already have plans for leveraging some of its amazingly wide range of capabilities for important future enhancements of our own core product.”

Karl Simpson: “Imagination-Engines Inc., based in St. Louis, USA, is the future of artificial intelligence and neural networks. Stephen Thaler’s genius and insight may define the future of computation and networking. Sentient computers could be a result of this initiative.”

General media resources are available at http://imagination-engines.com/media/iei_media.htm

For answers to the really big questions, see:  http://imagination-engines.com/InItsImage/TCAIS%20Flash/Thalamocortical%20Algorithms%20in%20Space!.html

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Entrepreneur Offers Winning Strategies For Business, Sports And The Business Of Sports

Boca Raton, FL, – Steve Tebon wants to know if you’ve “got your game on.” It’s easy — just read the book. Game On: The Power of the Sports Marketing Deal (Tebon Publishing), is for entrepreneurs, business executives, athletes and those who practice or study the business of sports.

As Tebon points out, the first step for anyone is to find your target market and be creative. For example, ask somebody about sports marketing and they’ll tell you it’s all about the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and major college sports. But not Tebon. He quickly realized there was a niche out there that offered big opportunities for a young entrepreneur.

“Recreational sports, lifestyle sports. The grassroots, participant market is the fastest growing and potentially biggest market out there,” he says. At some point, virtually everybody will shoot hoops, spike a volleyball, hop on a bike or lace up a pair of running shoes. Tebon shows his clients how to pursue this virtually untapped revenue stream, and now he’s sharing it with his readers.

You may not have given it much thought, but just how did that race to benefit a local charity happen? Who’s behind last month’s hugely popular beach volleyball tournament? There’s a good chance it’s Exclusive Sports Marketing or a company like it. It takes a specific skill set to create, promote and run successful events, and Tebon knows those skills inside and out.

A diehard recreational athlete, and 7-time Ironman finisher, Tebon has studied the industry intensely.  Like many other experts, he’s bullish on the growth of grassroots sports. “The U.S. is experiencing a serious health crisis, and events like running, biking, and competing in triathlons are playing a huge role in helping people get back into shape, and focusing on a healthy lifestyle for them and their families.”

The keys to making sporting events and business in general profitable are easily understood through the informal and helpful pages of Game On. One of these is strategic alliances. Before Tebon sold his multi-million dollar business, Exclusive Sports Marketing developed long standing sponsor partnerships with industry giants such as Anheuser-Busch, Nike, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Gatorade, Nestle’s Brands, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Club Med.

Tebon’s strategies for closing the deal are clearly laid out in Game On: The Power of the Sports Marketing Deal. Creating and maintaining relationships is one important aspect. Providing “5-Star” Customer Service is another. Using these techniques and more, Tebon connected influential businesses with the audiences they targeted at more than thirty events every year, such as The Publix Family Fitness Weekend/Sprint Triathlon Series, The Bud Light Beach Volleyball Series, The Toyota Tundra Adventure Racing Series, and the Ft. Lauderdale A1A Marathon and ½ Marathon, just to name a few.

After selling Exclusive Sports Marketing in 2006, Tebon has been working as a consultant to the growing business of recreational sports marketing. His consulting services also include event/ athlete management, development of strategic programming and the creation of print and electronic marketing strategies. He will also be teaching a Sports Management course using Game On as the text, at Lynn University, (Boca Raton, FL), beginning with the Spring 2012 semester.

Please check out Steve Tebon’s website at: www.gameonsportsmarketing.com

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TIP SHEET:

Kevin Sreenan, General Manager, Mercedes-Benz U.S.A: “With Steve, you knew his best interest was your best interest. In the face of adversity or a challenge, he proved himself to be a winner, and in this business, you always want to go with a winner.”

Mark Wilson, Senior Sports Marketing Manager, Anheuser-Busch: “Steve took the time to find out what we wanted, and then wasn’t afraid to get his hands dirty and go above and beyond the branding partnership. That earned our trust and longstanding sponsorships.”

Chon Searfoss, Senior VP Nestles Waters: “A huge reason you want to associate with Steve is that he genuinely wants you to succeed and believes that if his friends and associates succeed, he will too.”

Steve Scott, Nike Senior Sales Executive: “What separated Steve from his peers was his ability to establish relationships. He developed them to the point where each party obtained successes because of the other. He redefined the art of networking.”

Steve Meckfessel, Chief Operating Officer, Ironman: “Steve’s vision helped ESM [Exclusive Sports Marketing] write the race director’s handbook with respect to packaging the sport of triathlons. During the 1990’s, ESM was the gold standard among Florida promoters.”

Richard Gonzmart, President/CEO, The Columbia Restaurant Group: “People like to be around winners, and that’s what Steve and ESM are! It was a true honor for my family’s business to be associated with the Publix Family Fitness Weekend for as long as we were.”

 

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