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Sam Ovens and E Learning

Sam Ovens and E Learning

Sam Ovens, of Ovens International Consulting, is a millionaire online business consultant (originally from New Zealand) who heads up his own Internet business consulting and training programs out of New York City. To look at Ovens, one would think he’s a man with the absolute golden touch and a man who’s always lived a life of success and ease. The reality behind Ovens’ story, however, is that he built his empire utterly from the ground up and had to overcome significant failures along the way.

Starting Over In His Parents’ Garage

Just four years ago, in 2012, Ovens quit his corporate job and moved back home and into his parent’s garage. He was determined to make a success for himself as an entrepreneur, but his first attempts failed. After his first year on his own, he had racked up two business failures and fallen deeply in debt. It was not a promising start, but the key is that he refused to give up.

Insight Into the Modern Online Marketplace

Failing in two startups and landing flat broke forced Ovens to really stop and think about how to proceed. What he finally realized is that many companies today have no idea how to utilize the vast power of the Internet as a marketing tool. Ovens capitalized on this realization by creating a system for using online marketing to promote businesses, and to distill his information into a proven system.

The system Ovens created is available today as an online course called E-Learning. This course is now the leading program in the industry, and its success has transformed Ovens from a debt plagued failure into a millionaire who is also a force in the online marketing industry. Today Ovens works as a business coach and advisor, as he oversees his E Learning empire.

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Arizona Businesses Have Strong Track Record of Service and Goodwill

Arizona Businesses Have Strong Track Record of Service and Goodwill

During a time in which cynicism seems to be on the rise when discussing the profit-driven behavior of many of the largest corporations, a number of businesses throughout the state of Arizona have worked diligently in an effort to disprove the notion that the bottom line is always the most pressing concern. While the headlines are often reserved for corporate misdeeds and financial misbehavior, there are far more examples of laudable work coming from the corporate sector than most people realize. Surely Arizona is not the only place in which this is the case, but each of the following stories serve as potent reminders of how businesses in Arizona have long been committed to service and goodwill.

Surprise, Arizona

Recent research into educational outcomes has consistently indicated that the level of success a student experiences in an academic program is tied to their access to certain types of technology. Internet access is critical, but so is access to courses that teach programming and coding skills. Through the use of computer science courses teaching subjects like web design surprise az has seen its students enjoy dramatic improvements.

The technology necessary to conduct these kinds of courses can be quite costly, which is why many area businesses have continually contributed in a variety of ways to make access that much more affordable. Local businesses have offered advanced software programs along with the latest developments in hardware to the school systems, and others have volunteered their time to assist teachers in leading these courses. Through the support of the community and local businesses, area students have been able to benefit tremendously from a program to which they would not have otherwise had access.

Phoenix, Arizona

Communities across the nation have struggled to find a solution to homelessness, adopting programs designed to assist those most in need. Despite all of these efforts, the issue has continued to persist and remains a difficult circumstance to overcome. In Phoenix, the city has done a great deal for the homeless, but one local business was inspired by the story of a mobile beauty salon designed to serve the homeless. While access to the kind of services offered by a beauty salon is rarely thought of as a vital need, the positive effect is immediately evident upon speaking to anyone who has been involved with the project.

Those who have been ensnared by homelessness find it difficult to find gainful employment due to their appearance, which in turn engenders a lack of self-confidence that makes their situation seem even more difficult to overcome. The mobile salon also helps to make people feel cared for, which is also essential for a group that is at an increased risk of falling into a sense of hopelessness. The business that began the mobile salon in Phoenix has seen support for the project grow and it is clear that it has been highly beneficial to the homeless community in Phoenix.

Tempe, Arizona

Home to several institutions of higher learning, businesses in Tempe have consistently assisted students with the many fees they face in their effort to earn a college degree. Even at a state school, the cost of tuition alone can be difficult to afford, not to mention books and the cost of living in the area. Understanding that cost should not be a hurdle to education, many area businesses have founded programs designed to reduce the economic burden students often encounter.

In addition to offering entry-level positions and flexible work hours, a number of businesses also provide programs in which they subsidize some of the costs of education through merit scholarships and academic grants. By rewarding students for their academic efforts, these local businesses ensure that talented students are able to reach their full potential and are not limited due to economic factors largely beyond their control.

Love Story

Love Story

untitled (268) untitled (267) images (25) images (26)The best feel good stories are the ones told out of love.  I think back to when my kids were young and my mind floods with feel good stories.  My son was such a good little man and my daughter was pure love.  She would kiss everything.  My son included.  He was the best big brother you could imagine.  They had a bond that could be seen by all.  They would play so nice together that pleased me to no end.  I can close my eyes and see them loving children like a feel good story from the past.  If I could freeze time it would have been then.  Dove Medical Press agrees that feel good stories are the best kind.

The Seed Of Equal Or Greater Benefit In Adversity

The Seed Of Equal Or Greater Benefit In Adversity

Every so often you come across a great business and success story such as one in the Doug Pitassi interview. In this big and booming world a business, sometimes business doesn’t boom. Instead of your business going boom, you boom instead as you fall hard to the ground. Christina Wallace, current vice-president of branding and marketing at Startup Institute and former cofounder of Quincy Appare knows all about this experience from facing her own troubles and struggles. After she started up Quincy Apparel with former a classmate from Harvard Business School, her business came to a screeching halt and shut down. Christina says she stayed in bed for three weeks.

Christina Wallace took a train from the Valley up to San Francisco and met with two mentors. During her time meeting with the mentors, they all agreed that it was the end for Quincy. After it was all over, she says she spent three weeks straight in bed but after 21 days of sleeping, crying, she decided to pull herself together and rejoined the world.

There is a seed of equal or greater benefit in every adversity IF you have the eyes to see it. During this process of failure, she says she learned to be as open about her failure with friends and family as she was willing to be about her successes.