So much has changed since I started CP Shoes. On a personal level, since starting this blog, I have started two new jobs. One of those jobs prevented me from blogging. Earlier this week, I swung by the Change for Good Hackathon put on by IPG’s Huge with Amazon, Cannes Lions and advocacy platform Global Citizen. Seven teams from around the world worked on ideas in the areas of health, education and gender equality. Ignacio, Aya Hamada and Biboy Royong from Philippines based Dentsu Jayme Syfu, who developed an AI bodyguard called “Walk With Me.”.
It provides a little widget called Ghostery that shows you all the activity happening behind the scenes when you visit a Web page. Ghostery is almost enough to make people scream for more government intervention. This is a good start. Theseus and Pirithous would descend into the underworld, when Pirithous decided that he wished to make Persephone his bride. Hades though was well aware of why the came to his realm, and whilst seemingly welcoming the pair, and offering them a feast, the god of the dead would ensnare the pair in stone seats. Imprisoned in stone, Hades would plan to leave Theseus and Pirithous imprisoned for eternity..
But even after the event no one would know whether the average results in terms of the sums invested had exceeded, equalled or fallen short of the prevailing rate of interest; though, if we exclude the exploitation of natural resources and monopolies, it is probable that the actual average results of investments, even during periods of progress and prosperity, have disappointed the hopes which prompted them. Business men play a mixed game of skill and chance, the average results of which to the players are not known by those who take a hand. If human nature felt no temptation to take a chance, no satisfaction (profit apart) in constructing a factory, a railway, a mine or a farm, there might not be much investment merely as a result of cold calculation..
There are always those notorious companies that people want to work for because their offices have hammocks, it’s owned by a celebrity, or it’s the next big start up. I wanted to choose a brand that kept their output fresh and funny for my project analysis. While I find the world of advertising to be very interesting, I prefer humorous and comedic campaigns to some of the traditional “sex sells” hyper sexualized concepts.
“I never thought that shoes would be the reason you recruit players,” Pitino said in 2014. “It’s a factor. It’s a factor. But this isn’t the first time New Balance has courted controversy for perceived ties to the Republican Party. In the run up to the 2012 presidential election, New Balance chairman Jim Davis donated a total of $1 million to a Mitt Romney affiliated Super PAC, sparking intense backlash against the shoe company from the LGBT community. Prior to the donations, Romney had pledged to support a constitutional amendment to bar same sex marriages.