Posts Tagged "leverage"

UPDATE: University responds to attack ads – Inside Vandy: News

Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune responded Wednesday to the television media campaign being waged against the university’s all-comers policy by a third-party activist group. “We are aware of the commercial and find it interesting and unfortunate that a third-party out-of-state group is investing resources to inject itself into what is a student organization matter at a private university,”…read more →

Cleveland Comeback Unplugged

The purpose of MTV Unplugged is to strip away the theatrics to prove there’s actually a “there” there.  the concept began with Elvis’ 1969 Comeback Special, and perhaps reached nadir with Kurt Cobain’s performance in the 90′s. With both, you felt in their naked display what made their talent so quality, not replicable. Cities are not unlike performers: they are…read more →

TOM HOFFARTH’s IT’S OUT OF THE QUESTION: For Lakers, the big deal is keeping their big men

The Lakers simply gotta make a trade by next Thursday’s deadline. Or else? Or else, they don’t. Which, by Mitch Kupchak’s definition, is actually doing something. It’s making a decision to not mess with some giant roster chemistry issues, finally ending Pau Gasol’s daily angst and settling with Andrew Bynum’s growing pains. Because Superman from Orlando ain’t coming to the…read more →

UPDATE: Dwight Howard to Stay in Orlando for Another Season

by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni *** UPDATE *** Our long, international nightmare is now officially, mercifully over: Dwight Howard will be a member of the Orlando Magic for at least another season. Per the Orlando Sentinel and ESPN: Dwight Howard has waived the early termination option in his current contract and will remain with the Orlando Magic for the 2012-13 season, his…read more →

IBM: Defining a Social Business

ORLANDO, Fla.?It takes one to know one. That’s what IBM says about social business?IBM says it essentially created the market for social business software because Big Blue needed it for its own purposes. With well over 400,000 employees spread all over the world and a vast number of partners, suppliers and customers, IBM needed a better way to interact with…read more →

Educational Institute Establishes Presence in Kenya

Orlando, FL ? October 2011 ? Hospitality Associates International Limited has signed an agreement to represent the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) in Kenya, which has a growing hospitality and tourism sector. Hospitality Associates International Limited, under the direction of CEO and founder Peter Mukulu, has provided hospitality solutions in Africa since 2007 and was the first hospitality…read more →

Forensic Accounting Expert Gary Kane Publishes New Blog Noting That Fraud Is Often Perpetrated By A Trusted Employee

09.07.2011– Orlando, FL – September 7, 2011 – Gary Kane, Owner and Managing Partner of Kane Forensic Accounting, an Orlando forensic accounting firm, recently published a blog on his website ( discussing the reality that fraud is almost always perpetrated by a longtime, trusted employee. The blog, titled “Fraud Prevention Tips: Understand that Fraud is often Perpetrated by a ‘Trusted’…read more →

Universal Orlando for sale?

ORLANDO —  Since its grand opening last year, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has brought in record-breaking revenues for Universal Orlando Resort. But instead of basking in its success, one of the resort’s co-owners is backing out of its stake in the theme park property. The Blackstone Group wants to sell its 50 percent stake in the Universal Orlando, which the…read more →

Getting to Know UCF Softball’s Lacey Dinney – UCF Knights – Official Athletics Site

Feb. 3, 2011 Read John Denton’s Knights Insider | Follow us on Twitter | Get social with the Knights on Facebook By Carlyn Topkin ORLANDO, Fla. ( – Spring is almost here, which means the UCF softball squad is getting back in the swing of things. the Knights are looking forward to a great season led by a few fresh faces, which includes…read more →