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but there's a silver lining ... it may have saved him millions of dollars., Kanye West is dealing with a medical emergency -

  Kanye West is dealing with a medical emergency, but there's a silver lining ... it may have saved him millions of dollars. Kanye announced the cancellation of his tour 6 hours before he was handcuffed to a stretcher and hauled off to UCLA Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation. The rapper not only reportedly lost around $30 mil for his cut of the remaining concerts, but he's on the hook for venues and others with whom he made contracts. TMZ has learned ... Kanye had an insurance policy that covered him in the event illness prevented him from performing. The policy...

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Ballerific Relationships: Keep Casual Sex, Casual -

  Ballerific Relationships: Keep Casual Sex, Casual Casual sex, when it works, is an amazing thing: two consenting individuals fulfilling each other’s sexual desires, without the stress of a commitment or relationship. Again, when it works. Often times before we realize it, after we’ve already become well addicted to the healing powers of good sex. Being blindsided by the overwhelming pleasure of consistently good sex, we begin to wander outside the boundaries of casual.  Maybe it’s the familiarity, or closeness that skews our judgment, but we mustn’t forget what we agreed to initially. The moment we forget, and get drunk off...

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Just Days After the Election, Mike Pence is Preparing to Target the LGBT Community-blogged -

Mike Pence, the vice-president-elect, is suggested to be “the most powerful vice president ever.” Only days after the election, Pence is showing his power by replacing Chris Christie as chairman of Trump’s transition team. He is already preparing to fill the major positions in the incoming Trump administration. While he may have power, Pence does not seem to have the support of the people. He is arguably the most anti-LGBTQ politician to serve in Congress and as the governor of a state. Before signing the “religious liberty law” in Indiana last year, Pence openly supported“conversion therapy”. He even made comments about marriage equality leading to “societal collapse,”. In addition...

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Consider These 10 Strategies When Preparing to Grow Your Company -

Startups go through three distinct phases early in their lifecycle: building the product, selling the product and growing into a sustainable company. Preparing a company for growth requires taking concrete actions in evolving product and service offerings, modifying the pre- and post-sales organization, addressing human resource challenges, streamlining operations and more. Here are 10 suggestions for companies preparing to cross the growth chasm: 1. Reconsider product offerings Now that the product is no longer in beta, questions to ask include: How profitable is each product line? Can products that don’t "move the needle" be eliminated to double down on the successful...

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Choosing a Business Model That Will Grow Your Company -

  Scalability is one of the most important factors for entrepreneurs considering starting a new business or hoping to take a current business to the next level. Successful business growth depends on a scalable business model that will increase profits over time, by growing revenue while avoiding cost increases. Related: How to Ensure Your Technology is Secure, Stable and Scalable  Keeping this low-cost, high-profit goal in mind, consider how the business model will affect the bottom line when you expand offerings. Does business output always require increased input in order to grow? Does the business need to hire more employees...

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