Kevin Seawright Makes a Difference

Among “billionaires, moguls, and notorious entrepreneurs,” Kevin Seawright is a down-to-earth economic development director for the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC). Seawright served the City of Baltimore as the Managing Fiscal Officer of the Commission on Aging and Retirement, as Payroll Director for its Housing Authority, as Finance Director of the Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development Homeless Services Division according to LinkedIn, and as Chief Financial and Facilities Officer of the Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks. He learned private sector small business and real estate development in Washington, D. C.

Kevin Seawright managed city, state, federal, capital, private, and bond funds in excess of $400 million and construction capital in excess of $600 million during his career as a finance officer. He uses his knowledge of local, state, and federal funding to benefit the City of Newark by developing small minority-owned businesses, which create jobs and improve the quality of life for Newark residents. CrunchBase does a good job of showing how Seawright funds real estate development and improvement projects and large and small business projects. He offers business counseling, discount advertising, state tax credits, and tax exemptions. His strengths lie in his ability to lead aggressive productive alliances within state, city, and neighborhood associations.

He received the Met Life Bridges to the Future award in 2010 for his outstanding innovative professional contribution to the urban economy during depressed economic conditions. A member of the American Society for Public Administration, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and the National Association of Black Accountants, Seawright diligently serves the Newark Department of Economic and Housing Development to ensure the sustained business growth and prosperity of Newark entrepreneurs.

In WorldClass Magazines he’s said that perhaps his greatest accomplishment is the use of CitiStat Software, which increases government proficiency through a system of goals, statistics, and financial data. CitisStat software yields significant savings and increased accountability by focusing on strategies and techniques to help agencies meet or exceed their performance goals. Seawright developed a subsystem to help the Baltimore government respond rapidly to citizens’ complaints, concerns, and requests for information.  Follow him on Twitter to keep up with his career.

How to Become a Self Made Real Estate Maverick

Real estate, like stocks, bonds, CD’s and other investments, often has investors scrambling to obtain the latest knowledge and insider tips from those successful in the business like real estate gurus, investors and brokers, in hopes of becoming real estate tycoons themselves.

Greg Hauge, also known as The Real Estate Maverick, has made a fortune listing and selling real estate, before going on to teach others how to become real estate mavericks themselves. His one-of-a-kind, tried and true real estate principles has earned him both success and notoriety as one of America’s top real estate tycoons by realtors, sellers and buyers alike, and now others can learn too, with professional real estate coaching presented by Real Estate Mavericks.

Real Estate Mavericks, a real estate training program based on Greg’s 4 pillars of real estate marketing, teaches students the same marketing strategies that made Mr. Hauge himself a major success in the industry including Make Every Agent Your Listing Agent, which he admits led to tremendous success during his first year, The 29 day Fast Sale Plan, The 990 Opportunity, and The Private Home Marketing Plan & Personal MLS, which established him among the top luxury home agents in the country.

Real Estate Mavericks differs from other programs in that there are no scripts, cold calls or door to door sales, instead, brokers will learn edgy, thought-provoking, easy to understand principles that help take the guesswork out of listing and selling to catapult their brokerage efforts to the next level.

During training, brokers will learn more than 40 groundbreaking tips on listing and selling real estate through a series of fun, exciting and upbeat videos designed to spur the real estate maverick in you. They will learn useful real estate strategies such as Blue Ocean Real Estate, which details the importance of creating and implementing home selling models that set you above the crowd for smooth sailing off into the blue ocean. Pretty Boys of Real Estate strategies teach the importance of creating one-of-a-kind ideas that will make you a fortune and put you in the seat of the pretty boy, while the The Million Dollar Sermon instructs you on how to create and present powerful ideas that just may land you a million dollar investor, and the Listing Lessons from Henry Ford strategy expresses the importance of narrowing your focus and devoting your time to improving your real estate skills and acquiring knowledge, which sets you apart from your competitors as serious about the business, another key factor in Mr. Hague’s success, and more.

Students will also learn the importance of marketing themselves as professional real estate agents, which includes identifying your unique selling points, which also defines your competitive advantage. Students also learn the importance of creating a proper profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, as well as how to create a successful tagline that gets you noticed by sellers.

For more than 30 years, Greg Hague has been training students from all over the world to become successful brokers including professional agents in top real estate firms like Remax, Coldwell Banker and Sotheby’s. The award winning, Miami University and American University College of Law graduate, real estate consultant and entrepreneur is also a lawyer, which gives him another advantage over the competition, in that he is also able to teach master negation skills and provide law advice that is sure to help students excel ahead of the game, making him a true master at his craft.

To view Greg’s complete bio, see his LinkedIn profile at

Smartphones Can Easily Be Used On FreedomPop’s Service Plan

No one likes having to overpay for their services, especially when it comes to smartphone service. This is why FreedomPop has become a staple in the lives of those who are looking to save money on their monthly services. Not only does FreedomPop have extremely low-cost services, but now FreedomPop has lowered the price of their smartphones, meaning that anyone can get a great smartphone at a low cost. Those who choose to buy a smartphone from FreedomPop will also get a month’s free service as well.

Most people should know what they’re looking for in a cell phone, especially if they’re looking to purchase a new one. Cell phones can be incredibly low in price these days, especially high-quality smartphones. Depending on what a person is looking for, they may be able to find a smartphone that’s low in cost, but the smartphone will still have all the features that they need. One of the key features that people are looking for when they get a smartphone is data. Not only should a cell phone company provide data, but the smartphone itself must be able to use data.

Data is used to download applications, to access the Internet, to run the GPS, and to run certain applications on the phone. Not only does a person want data on their smartphone, but they most likely will want a smartphone that has high-speed Internet capabilities. The fastest speed of data on a cell phone these days is 4G LTE, and the speeds are incredible. Although each company will have their own set speed for their data connections, a cell phone still has to have the capability to accept those speeds if the person is to enjoy high-speed data.

Not only does FreedomPop have the lowest cost when it comes to cell phone service, but the service is unlimited as well for only $20 a month. FreedomPop also sells phones that can be used directly with their cell phone plans, and these are some of the latest and the best smartphones out there. Many people are crazy over Samsung Galaxy’s, and they are available to be used on the FreedomPop network as well as iPhones. One simply must determine which iPhone and Samsung Galaxy can be used on the FreedomPop network in order to make the switch. Those who are looking to sign up with FreedomPop can go to the FreedomPop website, or they can inquire with a local retailer who deals in FreedomPop services.

Businessman DeVos Believes That Giving To Education And The Arts Produces Incredible Benefits For Society

More than $358 billion was given to charities across the country last year. More than $53 billion of that total was given by various American and International Foundations. Donating has become one of the most important things Americans can do to offset some of the discrepancies that exist in our Capitalistic society. In a sense, charitable giving is a hybrid form of socialism because it benefits society as a whole. Every charity and non-profit organization has a mission statement, and most of them include the word change. Charitable giving is about change: A change in the status quo and a change in a system that has a number of social holes in it. 

Trying to fill those social holes isn’t easy, but men like Dick DeVos make it look easy. DeVos uses hard work, forward thinking, a belief in a higher power, and the ability to realize that we all go through challenges, but some people go through more than others. Dick and his wife of 30 years, Betsy, started the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation in 1989 to fill some of those social holes, and they have done an excellent job. Dick and Betsy are passionate about education, the Arts, Justice, Leadership and the Community. 

Both Betsy and Dick are also involved with The Windquest Group. The Windquest Group is a Michigan-based investment management firm. The company has several projects in progress in the technology, manufacturing, and non-profit industries. Dick is also known as the man that led Amway to more than a billion dollars in sales.DeVos played an important role in developing Amway’s international business. 

But Dick has worn several hats through the years. Some people still remember him as a politician that run for governor in 2006. Other people know him as a pilot and an award-winning sailor. Sports fans know him as the former President of the Orlando Magic or as a stakeholder of the Chicago Cubs. But others know him as the founder of Michigan’s Education Freedom Fund. You can see his entire work history including the multiple boards he works on by viwing his LinkedIn or by viewing his Wikipedia page.

DeVos has devoted his life to helping others, and a recent article in confirms the fact that DeVos and his foundation will never stop making a difference. The family foundation donated more than a million dollars to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

When all is said and done, the measure of a human life is not the amount of money in the bank or the celebrity status achieved in certain vocations. The real measure of a human life is giving without conditions. Learning to give without an agenda is a challenge we all face, and DeVos has conquered that challenge. Don’t take my word for it though, listen to these young entrepreneurs say their thanks for the generosity of DeVos.