Mike Baur is a self-made banking go-getter. Currently, Baur is the co-founder of one of the most substantial exclusively invested information and communications technology (ICT) company, Swiss Startup Factory. For over 20 years Mike worked in the Swiss Private Banking Industry and made waves with his passion for developing financial opportunities for high potential startups. Mike “made his way up from a commercial apprentice at UBS to an executive board member of a large Swiss Private Bank.” (Fusion “Mike Baur Co-Founder & CEO of Swiss Startup Factory”) Accessed 16 Jan. 2017
“The Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF) was started in 2014 in Zurich…main aim is to identify and support nascent and thriving digital entrepreneurs.” (Blitzkrieg Games “The story of Mike Baur and the Swiss Startup Factory” 18 Jun. 2016,) Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. SSUF has a program that takes chosen startup companies that focus on digital technology and give them financial backing and mentoring to create a niche to be a competitor in the market. With Baur’s passion for entrepreneurs and the youth SSUF has helped with the success of providential new companies. His enthusiasm for the youth perhaps go back to his love of banking and finance that “started way back in his early days as a teenager in his home town of Fribourg, Switzerland.” (Blitzkrieg Games “The story of Mike Baur and the Swiss Startup Factory” 18 Jun. 2016, ) Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. It is no wonder that Baur successfully holds a MBA from University of Rochester New York and an Executive MBA from University of Berne.
With Mike and SSUF leading a new generation of entrepreneurs and startups the future of new ICT companies is bright. SSUF is geared towards growth by helping new startups with iterations, team building, mentor sessions, and sales ideas. After more than 1’500 start-up applications in 2016 alone, they completed two outstanding Accelerator batches, aided by the expertise of more than 50 mentors. (Swiss Startup Factory “Introduction of a high-profile Advisory Board at the Swiss Startup Factory” 12 Jan. 2017,) Accessed 16 Jan. 2017. With the mission of prevailing norms, products, and business models, SSUF and Mike Baur will oversee progress in this developing world.
I’ve seen first hand how Securus offers communication services to inmates. The company not only offers phone calls to inmates, but video services are also available in some locations. One of the best things about the video service is that inmates can use it on a daily basis as long as the other person has a computer. A time might need to be scheduled for the video visit, but this method of communication is much better than talking on a phone with the risk of losing the connection, which would mean losing the money that was spent for the call.
A father can take part in birthday celebrations and everyday events with his family and friends. He won’t have to miss out on the simple moments as well as the special events that his family is taking part in without him. One father was able to have a video call with his family while they were singing “Happy Birthday.” He was able to see a little puppy on the video, something that he wouldn’t be able to see if he was only on the phone.
The Securus video communication system is one that lets families be together while one is incarcerated. The father can see his children playing outside. He can watch them as they do their homework. He can take part in some of the family decisions that are made. The children can see their father on a daily basis instead of waiting to see him at the facility once a week when the video system is used.
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Eric Pulier is well known and well respected for being an American entrepreneur and businessman who has always been an individual who has been considered to always have been ahead of his time through the fact that he has always had passion for solving some of the world’s most complex problems. Eric Pulier, even at an early age, had always known what he wanted to do for his career path. At the early age of nine, Mr. Pulier built his first computer. Over the years, Mr. Pulier’s passion for technology continued to grow as he founded his first business ever in high school. This business built data bases for clients. Even at an early age, his talent with technology did not go unnoticed. By his senior year, his talent earned him a spot at the prestigious Harvard University. By 1988, Mr. Pulier graduated from this prestigious school with a degree in English and American Literature as well as a drive to pursue great things.
By 1991, Mr. Pulier had left his hometown of New Jersey and had moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for business. By 1991, Mr. Pulier had founded his first company after graduation which was named People Doing Things. Like the name of the company, Mr. Pulier created the company to help solve some of the world’s most complex and threatening issues through the use of innovative technological solutions. This first company was just the first of many more successful companies to follow in his wake.
Mr. Pulier has always been considered to be a great success. After People Doing Things, Pulier went on to develop and co-found over 15 more successful startup companies that all specialized in helping others as well as informing others of issues that must be noted as well as addressed. Though Mr. Pulier regards himself as a successful individual, it is not the successful companies or the wealth that defines him as such. To Mr. Pulier success comes from failure. As a businessman it is failure and that following actions that define and individual as successful or not successful.
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Slim budgets that affect staffing levels are a national concern says John Goullet of Diversant LLC. For years, Goullet’s companies have addressed the deficit in hiring staff. With constant changes in the market, companies must be able to react quickly and remain flexible. Staff shortages through attrition, or even short-term absences via holidays or illness must be balanced. Also in the context of medium and long-term projects, having flexible staffing offers valuable potential to save time and money. John Goullet ensures staffing concerns don’t encroach on business goals.
Recruiting For Smaller Businesses
For small businesses, competition for hiring with the big boys is an ongoing challenge. Larger companies have greater resources to recruit their desired employees, and they also have the ability to offer better benefits, including options for health and for retirement. Many large companies also have the resources to invest in the professional development of their employees, like upward mobility programs. According to John Goullet, with creative recruitment techniques and an extensive database, a small business can attract highly qualified candidates who will stay and become a loyal team member.
John Goullet advises that small businesses should highlight the “small.” When recruiting candidates, companies should acknowledge the advantages of being employed by a small firm. For example, because of a small staff, employees typically must perform duties outside of their job description. This gives them the ability to quickly learn new skills and the growth potential of the job becomes more appealing. Talented employees can quickly advance to managerial positions, minimizing turnover and maximizing employee satisfaction.
After a successful career at Computer Sciences Corporation, John Goullet founded the hugely successful INFO technologies, growing revenues to $30 million in under five years. As the head of the company, Goullet positioned the business as a leader in the IT staffing industry and merged with another staffing contractor to create Diversant LLC. With over two decades of IT experience, several successful ventures within the IT industry, and innovative customized solutions, John Goullet has attained a reputation for providing the best practices in recruiting and retaining qualified candidates.
For those who do not know who Kenneth Goodgame is, he is the Chief Marketing Officer at True Value Hardware Company. He is also the Senior Vice President of the company since 2013. Goodgame is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he studied marketing and finance. Kenneth Goodgame is known by many people in the world of entrepreneurship because of his high performance and experience in the field of marketing. He is also known as an expert in profit and loss management and has worked with teams that offer only the best management services.
Kenneth Goodgame is a household name when it comes to converting low performing enterprises to profit-earning ones. He has the experience and the knowledge required to steer companies and their managers in the right direction in terms of innovative management and productivity in general. His philosophy is to not only focus on the management of the internal systems but also to focus on the customers and potential clients. Working with Kenneth Goodgame has given companies such as True Value Hardware Company recognition across the globe.
Before Goodgame joined the True Value Hardware Company he was the manager of the Global Materials department at the Ace Hardware. While he was there, he was recognized for driving sales and for improving the systems and processes in the company. He also helped the company to develop a long term plan for growth as well as new products.
Goodgame’s experience and wealth of knowledge has benefited most companies he has worked with before. He has specialised in innovative ways of ensuring business growth and profitability. Companies that have him on their team are happy with the results that he offers as well as the systems which he develops for them to achieve success for the long term. Goodgame is clearly a gem and with his skills, companies have managed to keep their losses to a minimum while enjoying good business.
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Talk Fusion is a video communication service that is growing at a rapid pace. Video chat, live streaming, email video marketing, and other services are available through the company. Many clients are thrilled with their Talk Fusion experience as should be expected. Talk Fusion, run by the very energetic CEO Bob Reina, always focuses on the needs of its clients.
Talk Fusion services are available in 85 countries across the globe. The company is listed in the top ten of all online video content providers in the world. Ironically, the development of Talk Fusion came about completely by accident. Bob Reina was employed as a police office when he launched his part-time marketing endeavor. Originally, Reina simply wanted to email a video within the content of the message. AOL – to Reina’s shock – lacked the ability to facilitate such a request. The then-internet colossus did not have a service feature Reina new people wanted. So, Reina went to work with developers and partners to create email video messages. A brilliant new marketing strategy and global business ended up being born.
Forbes pointed out that small business owners truly do have to become comfortable with using video. A large segment of potential customers react very positively to moving imagery. A certain segment, depending upon the particular product or service in question, won’t respond at all unless they see video images.
The company is even sharing that good fortune with others through a series of charitable “Giving Back” endeavors. Overall, Talk Fusion is a company doing extremely well and should be positioned to continue to do well for the future.
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