Archive for August, 2016

Shared Office Spaces; Social, Savvy, Centered

August 17th, 2016


Shared work spaces are becoming recognized for their increased productivity as the workers performing there are getting work done at a higher level than freelancers working from home or workers in the typical office setting. One thing to be gleaned from the shared work space is that the go getter type personalities are all finding themselves gathering there. Freelancers who want a quiet space to get things done, and who want to feel like they are falling into more of an office routine gravitate to shared work spaces.

Shared work spaces do share similar qualities of certain offices. There are private rooms with desks, there are conference rooms, and there is of course coffee. What makes shared work spaces different is the set up and lay out of the shared work environment. There are long communal tables, communal desk areas, outdoor spaces for breaks and lounge areas for light discussion and socialization with other work space peers.

Workville New York shared office space a stunning shared work space that really puts a deluxe feel to the concept. The luxury building and it’s location in central Manhattan makes it an ideal location for startups and individuals in Manhattan who are looking for a social work space with like minded individuals. It is also a great spot for startups to rent a conference room for an important meeting right at the hub of everything.

Individuals and small companies as well as large can come to Workville and rent out whatever space fits their needs. Spaces can be rented hourly, weekly, monthly, whatever bets fits. There is even a “name your price” option offered at Workville which welcomes that entrepreneurial spirit. For a reasonable rate, a Manhattanite or anyone who is traveling through can join this social shared space and see if it puts some mojo in their work. Talent attracts talent and shared working spaces like Workville allow other ambitious people to find each other. Because it is not a traditional office, there is no forced socialization or office politics to navigate. Less this distraction, it is easier for everyone to get their work done and open up social communication at their convenience with whom they may feel compelled.

The Beautiful Lake Tahoe Ski Resort

August 16th, 2016

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is the perfect ski resort to visit when looking for not only a relaxing vacation that is full of beautiful and mountainous views for skiing in Lake Tahoe, but is also a great place to find adventure and to share those lasting memories with the loved ones who come along on the trip. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is a 70 year old mountain resort that is currently lead by Andy Wirth, a noted individual within the ski and mountain resort industry. Andy Wirth, with over 25 years of experience within the mountain resort industry, has dedicated over six years to the Squaw Valley Ski Resort to make it the best resort to visit in the world.

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is beautiful resort that is located in the Tahoe Valley. As a historical resort, this resort has always been considered to be a part of the community within the Tahoe Valley region. With fun activities to try throughout the four seasons of the year, there is never a dull moment at this ski resort. With Andy Wirth as the leader of the entire resort, it is predicted that this ski resort will become one of the hottest destinations in the world to visit.

Andy Wirth has spent the past six years not only making investments for the future, but also making several improvements that will benefit not only the enjoyment of each and every visitor, but will also ensure that this ski resort will last for many more years. In recent news, Mr. Wirth has made several investments towards the renewable energy industry in order to make energy costs go down as well as to leave behind less of an environmental impact behind. With over 6,000 acres of usable land for explorers and for ski enthusiasts, Mr. Wirth still wants to practice the leave no trace method to ensure that the environment remains intact.

At 8,200 square feet above sea level, the Squaw Valley Ski Resort offers some of the best views in the world. As a resort in Northern California, this resort has truly been successful by combining the beauty and serenity of nature with luxury. With so many activities to do both inside and outside, the visitors at this resort are never bored. Andy Wirth, as the leader of this resort, has man plans for the future of the resort and for the future of the community.

The Worth of Andy Wirth

August 3rd, 2016

Mr. Andy Wirth is worth much! I do not say this lightly. This active and very busy President, Chairman, and CEO is not quite like any other you may have met, seen, or heard of before. He truly is unique…..finding his place among the more rare cream of the crop, or tip of the top, in the game of the ski resort industry in particular. What do I mean?

Well, Mr. Andy Wirth is not only the past & current President and Chief Executive Officer of Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California. He has also just recently been appointed as chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board….quite an additional and well notable achievement. Learn more about Andy Wirth:

Such levels of status do not merely come by themselves or appear in a person over night; they reveal true character and leadership quality, and are formed from much patience, perseverance, progression, and vision within any organization…..often times even beginning ‘from the bottom up’ with nothing but a small spark of hope and a prayer.

What else about this man makes him so great, you may be wondering? Well, let me tell you. Boy, am I glad you asked! Hold on to your seats, because you are in for a treat….and as I mentioned, you will not find another leader quite like this great role model. Of course, no two leaders are ever fully alike.

According to an online source ( “Andy Wirth is also a major contributor to environmental and community service organizations in the Lake Tahoe area, with a focus on improving the area in general for people of all ages.”

What a great purpose in life indeed… not only assist and empower one’s own organizational motives and causes, but to also help further surrounding benefits which out of the self less devotion of one’s heart! But wait; there is more!

Mr. Andy Wirth is also responsible for previously co founding what is known as the Wounded Warrior Support effort, which makes itself responsible for assisting returning Navy SEALS and their families in any way that it can. Talk about giving back to give back!

Integrity Breaches by Global Tel Link highlighted by Securus

August 3rd, 2016

The various wrongdoings by GTL will be highlighted by Securus, a leader in the provision of technology solutions used in civil and criminal justice for investigation, monitoring, corrections and public safety. Securus will highlight these breaches via press releases of a number of facts, articles and findings on the wrongdoings of GTL. I read that Securus will be reviewing a number of the systematic and potential breaches by GTL over the course of the next six months with an aim of shaming GTL to act with more integrity in future.


GTL, as I read from the article, was found to have programmed their clocks at the correctional institutions telephones and thereby added about 15 or 36 seconds to each call which was unlawful and unauthorized. The company also programmed the telephones it owns to rate the calls made using them at higher rates than the permitted ones under its tariffs and even the PSC rate caps. GTL also inflated the charges customers had to pay for their calls even after such calls had been rated. I also noticed that GTL had also billed a single call for more than just the required single time through double billing. In conclusion, I realized that GTL had overcharged the taxpayers of Louisiana by $1,243,000. The PSC Order detailing these malpractices was from way back in January 21, 1998 showing that GTL continued practicing their wrongdoings for all that time. The CEO Securus Technologies, Richard A. Smith, stated that customers in the industry expected companies to practice a higher integrity level when providing services to them.


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