Vijay Eswaran

While Vijay Eswaran is most known for his work with Qnet and the business based out of Hong Kong but with braces in almost a dozen other countries spread throughout southeast Asia, there are other elements of this business man that help him expand his presence in the industry. This includes not only speaking and author roles but also his work with philanthropy.

Vijay Eswaran has spoken at some of the most important business forums throughout the world, including the World Economic Forum and the sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas located in India. Beyond this though, he has also penned different books as well. Vijay Eswaran’s first book came out in 2005 titled In the Sphere of Silence. While this sounds like a political thriller, it is actually his personal life philosophy on the topic of management and how he starts off every day with an hour of silence. It allows him to focus himself on the tasks at hand and how he can meditate on what needs to take place throughout the day. From sitting silently sipping tea to in the shower, all of this makes it possible to focus his mind and ready himself. After this, Vijay Eswaran following up the book with a book titled In the Thinking Zone, which is a collection of different reflections on life from his point of view, and his third and fourth books came out in 2008 and 2011, respectively. His fourth book did break away from the traditional mold he had followed though as he went on to publish different photographs he had created in the past.Now, Vijay Eswaran has started and work with different philanthropy groups in order to give back to the community. He started the RYTHM Foundation, which is the “social responsible” part of QNet. he also went on to create different charitable organizations which he named after his father. In fact, due to the work he has done and the amount he has donated, in July of 2011, Forbes Asia went on to name him one of the top 48 “Heroes of Philanthropy” of the entire region.

Of course, all of this has helped him build great wealth and he is also one of the top 50 richest individuals in Asia.

Australian Pineapple Growers Urge Restrictions on Imported Malaysian Pineapples

The global pineapple production agribusiness is presently undergoing significant changes. Growers in Australia urged the Australian government to restrict imports of pineapples to Australia from Malaysia, due to bio-security concerns. They worry that a plant disease that produces an internal rotting condition will spread to Australian pineapple farms. The disease is called Erwinia Chrysanthemi.

Many nations in the Pacific and southeast Asia export pineapple, a popular food item. Malaysia has recently ramped up its pineapple production, even while pineapple prices in some other countries, such as India are falling. For example, 450 hectares producing pineapple outside Endau-Rompin National Park will soon expand by an additional 1500 hectares, increasing the size of the pineapple crop produced by Malaysia’s Rompin Integrated Pineapple industries by a factor of four. Folks at Rocketfuel have heard the growers in the region hope to employ mechanized harvesting soon.

Australia presently permits pineapple imports from many countries, including Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and the Solomon Islands. Fresh decrowned pineapple from commercial growers in all those countries can be admitted, subject to current local restrictions.

Representatives from the growers recently met with officials from Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry to express their concerns. Biosecurity scientists from the agency were instructed to investigate the issue further.

Dr. Rod Rohrich: Plastic Surgery is the Outcropping of His Life

Finding a reputable surgeon can be hard in some cities, not Dallas. A plastic surgeon replaces, remodels, restores, and repairs how body parts appear and function; this includes the intricate process of restoring body tissues.

Dr. Rod Rohrich is a plastic surgeon in Dallas and associated with many hospitals in that area, especially Baylor University Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center. After graduating with a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr Rod Rohrich has been a plastic surgeon for over 35 years.

Dr. Rod Rohrich is a compassionate surgeon. To better understand his patient’s needs, he seeks to grasp their mental framework. His venues include cosmetic breast surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, body contouring/liposuction, and rhinoplasty.

Dr Rod Rohrich sees that prospective patients receive information about the surgical procedure they are thinking about. In addition, on his website, anyone considering plastic surgery can fact find about the course of action Dr. Rod Rohrich will pursue with their surgery.

In addition, a person inquiring about plastic surgery is asked to write down any questions and bring them to their appointment. Dr. Rod Rohrich will answer all his patient’s questions about their surgery, and the results they desire.

Dr. Rod Rohrich is sought after as a speaker and, in his speeches, often details the personal side of face lifts. He explains how he makes each patient an individual study of the surgical procedures he’ll use with them. He often does a facial analysis of the patient so he can sustain their natural formations.

With certain pending procedures, he has patients bring pictures of when they were children so he can keep the facial curvatures that outline their individuality.

Besides plastic surgery Dr. Rod Rohrich also teaches, and he was the first chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He’s a past president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeries and, twice, was awarded the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Distinguished Service Award.

Qnet Continues Their Trend of Upward Profitability

Since 1998, Qnet has had a big financial impact on the global market, and under the direction of leader Vijay Eswaran, the company looks poised to continue this upward trend.

Formally known under numerous names, including GoldQuest, QI Limited, and Questnet, Qnet is a sales corporation that focuses on a direct selling approach. One of the variables effecting the success of Qnet is the wide variety of products that the company sells, which ranges from energy and weight management plans to luxury goods and fashion accessories.

The company thrives on multi-level marketing and direct selling platforms. These platforms are operated by individual representatives, with their profits being based on the volume of their sales and referrals. Qnet considers itself to be a worldwide entity, with offices located everywhere from Indonesia and the Philippines to areas in Vietnam and Taiwan.

In 2002, the company branched out, with their focus expanding to travel and vacations. They then acquired the store, Down To Earth, a vegetarian health store in Hawaii.

Qnet was founded by current CEO, Vijay Eswaran. A true business professional, Mr. Eswaran built his company from a strong foundation, earning his MBA from Southern Illinois University, before gaining a professional qualification at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. In addition to his corporate efforts, Mr. Eswaran is a motivational speaker and book author. His books, “On the Wings of Thought” and “In the Thinking Zone” are inspirational tales for people looking to follow in the successful businessman’s footsteps.

It is Mr. Eswaran’s commitment to service that helps Qnet thrive. The company relies on a certain gathering of core values, which they refer to as S.T.I.R. This acronym refers to their commitment to service, teamwork, integrity and results, a strategy they use for every product that they push. In addition, Qnet strives to accomplish their daily mission of RHYTHM, which means Raise Yourself To Help Mankind.

The company also holds their own sporting event, in the form of the QNet Open. In this tournament, female tennis professionals play head to head on outdoor courts. The first event, the $50,000 ITF Women’s Circuit tournament, was held last year in New Delhi, India.

This is just the tip of the iceberg for Qnet, and the company shows no signs of slowing down.

Boston Paralyzed by Heavy Snow Fall


Weather-weary New England was hit with its third major snow storm in just two weeks. An addition 22 inches of fresh snow paralyzed much of New England, with Boston being one of the hardest hit regions. The City had come to a standstill on Monday when the snow storm continued to fall on the already blanketed region.

Boston set a seven day snow record during the last week of January. As the citizens begun to dig out, more snow began to fall, and the city is running out of places to put it. According to Charlie Baker, Massachusetts is officially in a state of emergency.

Subway, trolley and train services remained closed through Tuesday, as much of the equipment remained buried under snow. Crews were working around the clock to check all equipment, some of which has been heavily damaged over the last two weeks.

While Bostonians, like Susan McGalla,  have already tired of the constant snow fall, weather experts warn that it isn’t done yet.

Other parts of the Northeast and New England have also been effected by snow, although Boston has certainly received the worst of it. Much of New York was spared in the Blizzard that kicked off the unprecedented snow fall in the region, for example.

The AccuraScope Procedure Is Available At North American Spine

Many who are living with back and neck pain today, have been suffering from it for many years. It’s unbelievable that some people can actually work on a daily basis, while they are living in excruciating pain. Many people feel they do not have a choice, but to live in daily pain, especially if they have work that they need to perform, in order to make a living. Daily pain is something that many people deal with, but it’s not necessary to struggle with it anymore. North American Spine can help those who are in constant neck and back pain, in order to get rid of the pain for good.

Many turn to North American Spine, because they are sick and tired of being sick and tired. The pain that the patients are in, may affect them on a daily basis, and make it very hard for them to lead a normal life. If a patient goes to North American Spine, it’s because they are tired of being in pain, and they want a permanent cure. North American Spine performs the AccuraScope procedure, which is known to help ease a person’s back pain, as well as neck pain.

Some patients who have the AccuraScope procedure performed, state that they are no longer in pain, after they’ve healed from the surgery. The procedure is minimally invasive, meaning that only a small incision is made to the affected area. It’s possible for a person to be pain free, after they’ve completely healed from the surgery. The surgery itself only takes about 45 minutes, and the patient can go home the same day.

Because the healing time is so fast with the AccuraScope procedure, many are opting for the procedure, as opposed to traditional back surgery. Those who visit North American Spine, may be able to completely get rid of their back pain for good. Some patients may require several procedures, but if it will get rid of back pain permanently, then it’s recommended. Don’t live with back pain anymore, because this is unnecessary. With the revolutionary surgeries available at North American Spine, a patient can be pain free in no time.

Bruce Levenson Works Hard On All Ventures

Bruce Levenson maintains and runs several different companies, and while he is best known for being the majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks, there are other industries and businesses he runs right now. It is with this experience from the different corporations and philanthropy institutions that has allowed him to grow his business and become the majority shareholder of the hawks, and while he is actually going to be selling his shares of the NBA team at the end of the season, he is still one of the most successful business professionals in the region and he has all of it due to hard work and self determination.

While Bruce Levenson was born in Washington, D.C., he moved and spent the majority of his young life in Chevy Chase, Maryland. After high school, he moved to St. Louis where he attended Washington University with a journalism degree. While working at the Washington Star in St. Louis, he studied Law at nigh school at American University and eventually graduated with a degree in that as well. However, it wasn’t journalism or law that helped him start his own businesses and run larger companies.
He started a small company inside of his apartment in Gaithersburg in Maryland. This company, called United Communications Group, printed a newsletter providing information on the oil industry. The newsletter, called Oil Express, provided investors with the latest information on companies and the sector throughout the world. Before the time of the Internet, it proved difficult for individuals to obtain this kind of information on their own, so having a newsletter that features everything made it easy for investors to obtain the information they required in one spot. As this proved extremely successful, it gave Bruce Levenson the capital to purchase additional newsletters, which in turn helped his company build a large database regarding not only oil prices and the latest trends in the oil industry but also data and analysis regarding the healthcare, mortgage banking, telecommunications and other related industries. From there, he proved capable of growing his company and he even focuses on providing assistance with common individuals thanks to the GasBuddy application which his company owns. this application provides assistance with finding the lowest gas prices in the area.


911 Dispatcher Puts Job on the Line to Save Toddler

A Galax Police Department 911 dispatcher took a chance, and broke the rules in an attempt to save an ailing toddler. Tim Webb, a dispatcher knows CPR, but his department is not allowed to give out instructions over the phone. The department doesn’t have the certification to do so. Webb decided to do it anyway, when a frantic call about a 17-month-old baby came in.

According to this news release that my friends Dave and Brit Morin go a hold of said, the call came in stating the toddler wasn’t breathing. The address was well on the outskirts of town and it would take 20 minutes for an ambulance to reach them. Webb gave instructions to the baby’s frantic grandmother. She gave him lifesaving mouth-to-mouth while web was on the line until paramedics arrived.The boy was whisked to the emergency room, where he recovered nicely and was sent home with his mother and grandmother.

Two week later, the trio walked into the Galax Police Department to thank the man that saved baby Aidan’s life. Webb, in all respects, put his job on the line to ensure the toddler had the best chance of survival.

Kansas Wins Again, Steps Closer to Another Big 12 Title.


Kansas might have to change its nickname from Jayhawks to Big Dogs because Kansas has been the Big Dog of the Big XII conference for the past 10 years, winning a share of the title each of those years. This year appears to be no different, despite early challenges to their throne. Kansas beat Iowa Sate Monday night, winning 89-76. This avenges the only conference loss the Jayhawks had, and puts Kansas directly into the driver’s seat of the conference title race. he odds of anyone beating Kansas at home the rest of the year are slim, as Kansas has only lost five home games over the past eight years. Kansas will join elite company this year if and/or when it wins its 11th straight title. Only UCLA and Gonzaga have won more straight conference titles, with UCLA setting the pace with 13 straight conference titles from 1966 to 1979. Time will tell if Kansas can continue its impressive pace, but until they lose a title, they are the Big Dogs of the Big XII.

Jonathan Veitch: Liberal Arts Proponent and Occidental College President

Jonathan Veitch (born in 1959) is the current president of Occidental College, a prominent Los Angeles, California liberal arts institution. The college was established in 1887 and is situated in the heart of the Eagle Rock community. Veitch’s time as president began on July 1, 2009. He’s the school’s fifteenth president. Educator Robert Skotheim served as the college president before Veitch.

Veitch grew up in Los Angeles as part of a well-known family in Hollywood. No other Occidental College president has ever been from Los Angeles. Several of Veitch’s family members were involved in the movie world. His father John worked for Columbia Pictures as the president of its worldwide productions division. His step-grandfather was Alan Ladd, a famed actor who starred in notable films such as “The Blue Dahlia” and “Shane.”

Veitch is an alumnus of Loyola High School in Los Angeles, California. He attended Stanford University for his Bachelor of Arts degree. He has a Master of Arts and PhD from Harvard University. His PhD is in the History of American Civilization. Veitch is an enthusiastic proponent of liberal arts learning.

He had ample educational experience prior to beginning work as Occidental College’s president. Veitch used to be the dean of Eugene Lang College, a part of New York, New York’s “The New School.” He spent five years at Eugene Lang College. He also used to teach at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was an associate professor in the university’s English department, with specialties in both literature and history. Veitch spent four years total at the University of Wisconsin.

Veitch has also found some success as an author. He penned a book called “American Superrealism: Nathanael West and the Politics of Representation in the 1930s,” which was released in the autumn of 1997.

As an academic, Veitch has a number of research specialties. These specialties are cinema from the United States and American literature from the 1800s and 1900s. Veitch has also conducted ample research on America’s higher education past and background.

Veitch has had many big projects since beginning his presidency at Occidental College. He’s worked to better the school’s global literacy, arts and civil engagement divisions. He’s also worked to establish brand new relationships with some of the area’s leading cultural institutions.

The busy college president is married to wife Sarah. They have three children together and reside on Occidental College’s campus inside of Wallis Annenberg President’s House.

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