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Graeme Holm Discusses His Approach to Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Finance, People
Graeme Holm, co-founder of Infinity Group Australia, sat down with IdeaMensch to talk about the lessons he has learned over the course of his 17-year career. The Australian helped start Infinity Group to help regular people get out of debt and pay off the mortgages quickly. Instead of just selling a vague idea, he decided to study the problem to figure out what circumstances were leading Australians to run into problems with the mortgages. Holm says a typical day for him starts at 5:30 am. Like many businesspeople, he starts his day off with exercise, which he says helps to physically prepare him for the day ahead. After his work-out, he usually reads to warm himself up mentally. Holm also tries to break up his day into 30-minute chunks in order to maximize his productivity. According t...

The Chainsmokers Express Loss of Avicii to the Music World

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Billboard Awards According to a Variety staff reporter for the Billboard Music Awards, there was lots of love that went out to Avicii, expressing how much artists around the world will miss the late well-loved Swedish DJ. Avicii was especially honored by Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart from the Chainsmokers Duo as they sympathetically expressed Avicii's significant influence on their career. The Chainsmokers expressed Avicii was an artist who inspired so many and "meant so much to us and the EDM community." Along with Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, Halsey said that because Avicii was such a joy to be around his death became all the more painful for those who were close to the Belgian artist. Halsey sincerely stated the need to support friends and family who are "struggling with mental i...

The Business Empire of Hussain Sajwani

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Hussain Sajwani, who is the Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties, was born in 1953. He is an Emirati real estate businessman popularly known as "The Donald Trump of Dubai." His father was an entrepreneur who operated a shop selling watches, shirts, parker pens, and other imported Chinese goods.     Hussain Sajwani started his work life in in 1981 working for Abu Dhabi Gas Industries in the Finance Department. He later started his catering venture that used to serve customers from the US Military and Bechtel. This company is still operational under the name Global Logistical Services. In 2002, Hussain Sajwani launched DAMAC Properties which is one of the leading property development firms in the Arab world.     The DAMAC owner is associated with man...