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Evolution of Smooth vs The Competition

When you think of lip care products, lip balms are some of the first ones that comes to mind. For nearly 100 years Chapstick is been a staple in this market as well as Blistex and Burt’s Bees. These products are still widely used, but their is a new product on the market that is setting new trends.

Evolution of Smooth is the name and natural lip care is the game, check this link now. (EOS) has overtaking Chapstick and has firmly become the second best selling lip balm on the market. Burt’s Bees is currently the number one seller, but Evolution of Smooth is making up ground fast and effectively. With $1 Million in sells per week, estimated growth by the year 2020 will be around $2 Billion, which will exceed all expectation. (EOS) has a firm following and marketed to a specific demographic. Yes, anyone can and does use the product, but company marketers have strategically targeted a certain group of people known as millennials. This age 30 and under demographic makes up a large portion on the market and (EOS) has strategically worked it’s magic with this campaign. Follow this page, to read more facts.

Evolution of Smooth stands out from the crowd because it’s looks completely different from older mainstream products. The vibrant colors and egg shaped creates appeal among this group of individuals and amounts sold on a weekly basis are a testament of the selective marketing success. Besides the appearance the brand actually gives you great health benefits thanks to it’s organic ingredient base. You won’t find many other products with this high amount of natural healers in one product.

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Evolution of Smooth has a great thing going and the mission is to appeal to the five natural senses. This gives the user a much closer connection to the product, which other brands lack. At this current pace, Evolution of Smooth will erase all competitors and likely own the entire industry.

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Jim Tananbaum on the Science of Healing

IdeaMensch conducted an interview with Jim Tananbaum on May 3, 2017, to learn what drives Mr. Tananbaum’s investment strategy in the healthcare industry. In the interview, Mr. Tananbaum explained how his venture capital company, Foresite Capital Management, came to be and how it operates. He also recapped how his past experiences in healthcare investing and his passion for integrating science and technology with healthcare inspire him to search for companies exploring innovative solutions. Mr. Tananbaum explains that innovative healthcare product development requires comparatively significant amounts of time and capital so Foresite can better serve companies by not only supplying capitalization but also information and networking to ensure success. Currently, Foresite holds investments in 77 product development companies that provide biopharmaceuticals, medical services, diagnostics and genomic sequencing. Jim notes that one area he is most excited about is the science behind genome sequencing and how he believes that understanding diseases at the genetic level will play a significant role in prevention and treatment. One point Mr. Tananbaum brought up is that his early experiences with investment partners lead him to compromise his vision so he could stay within traditional business growth concepts. These compromises often crippled growth so, in 2010, Mr. Tananbaum struck out on his own with Foresite.

Mr. Tananbaum’s understanding of the marriage of healthcare technology, science and business is explained in his education. Jim Tananbaum holds a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Doctor of Medicine degree from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Furthermore, he continues as an adviser for the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST) that facilitates teaching hospitals to collaborate on bringing engineering, science and medicine together to develop healthcare solutions.

Jim Tananbaum has been instrumental in the success of several pharmaceuticals, according to the website At Merck, he was a product manager for Prilosec and helped promote it to the world’s largest selling drug. Additionally, his company, Foresite’s, current largest investment is in Intarcia, an implant which helps diabetes patients control their glucose levels and lose weight.


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Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund

So, just what is the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund all about? Well, there is a lot that goes into the answer to this question. Starting at the top of the list, it is a hub for information and a link in a network of organizations that strive to see progress in the field of human and civil rights within the United States.

The information contained on the Frontera Fund website includes a list of organizations that perform similar tasks for communities as the Frontera. There are also articles that cover current events ranging from the Arpaio Archives to the one and only Trump Watch. Of course, there are also Resources and Contact tabs on the home page of the website.

Where the “about” tab is concerned, the story of how the Lacey and Larkin organization began tells all, with rich and intriguing detail. More than that, the links included in that story are sure to raise an eyebrow or two of the average reader. Also under the “about” tab is a list of relevant links.

Although the qualifier of relevant does not only apply to the information opened on that page, everything on this website is highly relevant.

When it comes to the “all articles” tab, visitors to the site can find stories that fall into the categories of Arpaio Archives, Frontera Fund News, In the Media, Trump Watch and Uncategorized. These stories cover a multitude of current events and offer headlines such as “Five Things to Remember About Sherriff Arpaio as You Head to the Polls”, Who is Paul Penzone, Arpaio’s Opponent?” and “Immigration Cases are Being Reopened Here is what to do”. Read more: Michael Larcey | Twitter

One of the most intriguing pages is Trump Watch where anything and everything that has to do with president Trump is covered in detail.

If what readers are looking for falls outside of these categories, that is not really a problem. And, if they are looking for something or someone who can help them solve their problems with immigration processing, the Frontera Funds has plenty of names to do just that.

For them, there is the Supported Organizations tab that holds a lists of names and resources that handle a myriad of social services and even legal issues for the everyday man, woman and child. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey:

Some of the names on this list include 1070 Aliento, Phoenix Immigrant Justice Project, the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) of Arizona, GED2DACA and the Kino Border Initiative.

All together, the pages on the website and the links to other organizations they lead to make up a substantial tool. And, this tool is useful for anyone who want to stay abreast of situations that effect their local community and nation events that change us all.

Most of all, the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is a source of inspiration for anyone who wants to know how the fight against “illegal” immigration is progressing. It also has Tweets by @FronteraFund on the contact page, where social media joins the fight and gets the word out about what is going on in the world today, using cutting edge technology.

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Bundle for the Kitty Bungalow With Lime Crime

Lime Crime is offering bundles at a lower cost on some of their products with the guarantee that 20% of proceeds will go the Kitty Bungalow. This is a great deal to jump on, since they’re offering some pretty high markdowns on products ranging from eye shadow sets to a plethora of lip products, all of which are popular choices on their website and very recognizable for the brand.


For starters, you can get the Venus Bundle, which is a two for one deal with 16 total shades of eye shadow in two, 8 shade sets. The first set is on the lighter, more natural spectrum of colors, and includes some notable colors that would go well with most any look you’re aiming for. These colors include Venus, Shell, Aura, Creation, Icon, Rebirth, Divine, and Muse, and the hues certainly fit the names. The second set is on the darker end of things and those colors include Pigeon, Filter, Marsh, Mustard, Fly, Jam, Mud, and Boot. Both sets have a beautiful box to go with their different colors and match the grunge inspired theme with an image of a goddess on the front of both boxes.


The next notable bundles include sets of lip products, such as the M$FL Velvetines Set. This set was cleverly designed to vaguely resemble a package of cigarettes and are specifically inspired for those millennial mothers who are comfortable and confident in themselves and want that to show in the makeup they choose. The M$LF bundle includes four natural shades of lip glossy tubes and sit in the package like a pack of markers ready to be used.


Other lip product bundles through Lime Crime being promoted for the Kitty Bungalow include the Utopia Bundle, which is defined as the matte liquid application that started it all. They lay like the other Velvetines, conceptualized by the founder of Lime Crime, Doe Deere. What sets these originals apart are their bright and lively resemblance to a silky rose petal of differing hues, which was the main inspiration that caused Doe Deere to create them in the first place.

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Logan Stout Founder Of IDLife

Logan Stout was born and raised in Richardson, Texas where he attended and graduated from J.J. Pearce High School. Logan was not only a good student he was a star athlete. He was voted MVP for the school basketball team in his junior and senior years and served on the Student Athletic Council for four years. While he excelled in basketball, baseball was the sport that would influence his future; he would later play and coach professional baseball.

After high school, he attended Panola College in Carthage, TX where he earned a business degree, soon he was attending the University of Dallas, receiving a degree in psychology. Logan played baseball throughout is college years where he was once again a standout player, earning several titles. He also coached baseball at the Dallas Baptist University, served as a youth minister, and played for the Fort Worth Cats after graduation.

While he enjoyed great success as a player, Logan Stout is a coach at heart. He enjoys helping a new player who might be struggling to improve their skills and gain self-confidence. His passion for wanting to help youngsters develop their baseball skills led to his founding of the Dallas Patriots. Today the Patriots are one of the largest baseball organizations in the world. In keeping with his goal of offering training for everyone, the Patriots hold baseball camps, baseball clinics, private classes and more. Logan dedicated to helping every young baseball player reach his or her full potential.

Logan Stout believes the path to success on the field must include good health of the mind, body, and soul. Besides his work in coaching, training and the ministry Logan has developed a line of healthcare products. In 2014 he founded ID Life a company that markets an extensive selection of healthcare products. Among the products are shakes, energy supplements, weight management pills and a host of others.

ID Life has a different approach to marketing, instead of selling a one size fits all product; ID Life offers a free personalized assessment. Once a client answers the assessment questions the company’s representatives can make suggestions based on his or her needs. Meaning ID Life is an advocate as well as a merchant.

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Jacob Lief and Andrew Rolfe Revolutionize the Ubuntu Model

Andrew Rolfe has been a part of the Ubuntu Education Fund since 2011 when he first became a benefactor. Over the past five or six years Andrew Rolfe has donated nearly $100,000 which should alone tell you how important the non profit is. The Ubuntu Education Fund was established by current CEO Jacob Lief as a way to bring education to impoverished and at risk children living in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The goal of the non profit has been the same for years but the way that they operate has changed in a huge way thanks to Jacob Lief and Andrew Rolfe’s innovative new concept: the Ubuntu Model.

Basically, for those who don’t know, non profits are completely beholden by the generosity of their benefactors. This is a fairly obvious part of being a charity, but what most people don’t realize is that the benefactors can exert tremendous amounts of control over the way that their donations are spent. This means that non profits are constantly wrestling with benefactors in order to get the money where it needs to go. When you have countless small donations coming in from a variety of different figures, it can be easy to see why this would get hard to handle.

So, in order to address this issue Jacob Lief went to Andrew Rolfe and the rest of the Ubuntu Education board with an idea. Lief says, “We now go for high net-worth individuals or family foundations who understand that highly restricted funding isn’t worth our time.” Now the reason that this is a smart idea is because it puts the Ubuntu Fund in contact with professionals who are willing to keep their hands relatively clean of the project. While this has reduced the Ubuntu Fund budget by a certain degree, it has also freed up the rest of their incoming funds so that they can be used immediately, as needed, for projects that are impactful. The Ubuntu Education Fund has seen a revitalized impact on the area of South Africa they are focusing on thanks to the work of Andrew Rolfe and Jacob Lief.

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The Importance of Good Corporate Governance and Auditing

Flavio Maluf often discusses different topics in a bid to educate people who read his content. He recently tackled the subject of corporate governance and auditing.


Corporate Governance


According to the Brazilian Corporate Governance Institute, corporate governance is the policy that drives the management of organizations. It outlines the relationship between the board of directors, executive boards, members, and shareholders. The board of directors is the key player in corporate governance because it is entrusted with the decision-making process in the company. It is also responsible for steering business growth by controlling the equity value. They are required to carry out these responsibilities by the firm’s strategic plan. Independence of the board is one way to achieve better management. Flavio Maluf notes that transparency and accountability of the board goes a long way in making good relations with the principal players. Good corporate governance is a paramount aspect of any company. The span life of any business is determined by how well it is managed.




Flavio Maluf considers auditing as an imperative aspect of any business. The examination of company records is essential to determine the real value of a company. This information becomes critical in selling the business to financiers and shareholders. Auditing takes two forms: internal and external. Internal auditing mainly involves examining internal controls of the company. The team is mandated to give recommendations and assist the board in decision making. External auditing involves an auditing company that is contracted from the outside. The information they gather is used by other parties, such as shareholders and partners among others. Auditing provides a platform by which financing and accounting of the firm are controlled. By this evaluation, a company can strategize on future expansions and growth. It also provides a way for a company to survive in the competitive business scene.


About Flavio Maluf

Flavio Maluf is a renowned Brazilian businessman and a mechanical engineer. He attended the Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado University. He studied a mechanical engineering course and attained a bachelor’s degree. Flavio started working for Eucatex in 2005. He was involved in many positions within the organization. Currently, Flavio is the firm’s Chief Executive Officer.


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