Category Archives: Entrepreneur

The Original Habanero Shaker Brings the Heat

The Habanero pepper is known for its bold heat, and many steer clear of it because of that fact. However, Joel Friant has been able to capture the flavor of the spicy pepper and has created The Original Habanero Shaker so that more people will be able to experience the pepper with a milder taste as well as its health benefits. When dried, the Habanero pepper is much more tolerable.

The Habanero Pepper promotes the production of those feel-good endorphins, and those same endorphins help to strengthen the immune system as well.

Joel Friant was in the real estate business before finding his true passion in entrepreneurship. He took a course on how to become a successful seller on eBay and on Amazon, and his Original Habanero Shaker has made it into many big-name stores.

Joel Friant became curious as to why some people are successful, and others aren’t. He found that we have the power to be successful in our minds and that we should always try to be positive. Positive vibes are the key to becoming successful and to being happy. He also found that it is very important to surround yourself with the right type of people. If you hang around negative people, you are bound to become negative, but if you hang around positive people, you are going to have a better and happier quality of life.

Joel devoted s a lot of his time to online sales and grew his Habanero business. He is also very interested in crypto-currencies and learns as much as he can through interactions with industry leaders and by attending meetings on the topic. He is also dabbling in the blockchain.

Joel believes that by being generous and giving you can get happiness easily and his most recent $100 to a church offering was the best money spent recently.

Joel leads a pretty busy life, but he finds the time to take bike rides to brainstorm and is always jotting his newest ideas down on paper so that he doesn’t forget them and helps him free up space in his mind.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi Takes Charge Of Banco Bradesco SA After Brandao’s Resignation

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi has taken over the chairman role at Banco Bradesco SA from Lazaro de Mello Brandao. Brandao has resigned from this position at the age of 91 years, having served in the same role for 25 years. He started his career at the age of 16 years old in 1943, worked hard over the years, and eventually became the number one employee of the bank. Brandao is one of the two chairmen, and one of the four CEOs, who have served at the bank so far.

He served as CEO of the bank between 1981 and 1999. His resignation has triggered a succession race at Brazil’s second-largest bank in terms of market value, placing Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi in line to take over the top job at the bank. During a session with journalists on Wednesday, Brandao confirmed he had willingly resigned from his post on Tuesday. He joked that his family welcomed the move asking what he had been waiting for anyway. Despite his departure as president of the bank, he will still keep his other roles in Bradesco’s holding companies. He will, therefore, be reporting to work at his usual office desk.

Future of Banco Bradesco SA

While announcing the way forward at Bradesco following Brandao’s departure as the chairman of the board, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi informed journalists he would be holding both the position of chairman and CEO of the bank until March 2018, 30 days to the bank’s shareholder assembly. Consequently, because he is giving up his position as CEO, the position is open to other candidates. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi informed listeners that the next CEO would most probably be chosen from internal candidates. Banco Bradesco is known to promote top executives within the bank to higher positions instead of seeking talent from outside. The top contenders for the CEO role are Mauricio Machado de Minas (58), André Rodrigues Cano (59), Alexandre da Silva Gluher (57), Octavio de Lazari (54), Domingos Figueiredo Abreu (58), Marcelo de Araujo Noronha (52), and Domingos Figueiredo Abreu (58). These top executives serves in different roles and departments such as IT department, chief risk officer, bank’s treasury and lending departments, branch network and the bank’s high income segment, corporate and investment banking, insurance unit, and human resources department.


Work History

Given that he is taking over the top job at Banco Bradesco SA, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi has proven himself not only in terms of knowledge and business acumen, but also in terms of leadership skills, He embarked on his career at the bank at the age of 18 years in 1969. Since joining the firm, he has risen through the ranks and held different positions through the years. He made the role of director at the bank in 1984, became a vice-president in 1999, and served as the chairman of Bradesco Seguros Group between 2003 and 2009, before rising to level of president of the Bradesco Organization companies in 2009. In addition to serving as the CEO and now chairman of Bradesco, he also serves in different capacities at other organizations. He is the vice chairman of the Bradesco’s board of directors, chairman of the board Elo Participacoes SA, chairman of the executive board and board of representatives of theBrazilian National Confederation of Financial Institutions (CNF), and also serves as a member of two other boards: the Strategic Committee of Vale SA and the Brazilian Federation of Banks.

Additional Work Experience

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi has over the years also served in other organizations. He has offered his experience and insights at organizations such as Bradesco Vida e Previdencia, Brazil-United States Forum, the Insurance Group, the National Association of Private Pensions, and the Brazilian Association of Publicly-held Companies, among others. He pursued his postgraduate education at Fundação School of Sociology and Politics, São Paulo and has an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Sao Paulo.

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Norman Pattiz, Executive Chairman of PodcastOne Announces Launch Of Newest Jericho Network Program, “Beyond The Darkness”

PodcastOne is the world’s leading podcast network that is advertiser-supported. This podcast network was founded by Norman Pattiz, who is also the founder of Westwood One, another radio giant. Currently, PodcastOne hosts over 200 popular podcasts such as Steve Austin, Adam Carolla, Eddie Trunk, Shaquille O’Neal, Laura Ingraham, Dr. Drew, Gabrielle Reece, Ross Mathews, Chris Jericho, just to name a few.


New Podcast Show

On December 19, 2016, Norman Pattiz announced the debut of a new paranormal podcast known as Beyond the Darkness. Beyond the Darkness is a relatively new show under the PodcastOne umbrella on the podcast network for the World Wrestling Entertainment Star, Chris Jericho. According to Norman, Chris Jericho is a distinguished member and jewel of the PodcastOne network. Apart from wrestling, Chris Jericho has successfully delivered comedians and is now concentrating on Beyond the Darkness. Learn more:


The podcast network features entertaining and enlightening conversations with world-renowned experiences as well as researchers who challenge our thoughts about angels, aliens, ghosts, demons, ghouls, monsters, miracles, and mysteries. Beyond the Darkness is hosted by radio host and author, Dave Schrader, and radio host and producer, Tim Dennis. The latest episodes are released every Monday on iTunes, the PodcastOne app and


Norman Pattiz

Norman Pattiz serves as PodcastOne’s Executive Chairman and Founder. Norman is also the founder of Westwood One, another radio-giant network which is one of the largest entertainment sports, and news provider in the Broadcast Industry. Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton to serve on America’s Broadcasting Board of Governors in 2000. In 2002, he was reappointed by President Bush to serve in the same capacity. This Board aims at overseeing all nonmilitary broadcasting services in America.


Pattiz was also in charge of launching the Arabic language television and radio services in America to the 22 Middle East countries as well as broadcasting the Farsi language to Iran. In 2009, Norman Pattiz was awarded the Giants of Broadcasting Award by the Library of American Broadcasting. He also got inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. In 2010, Courtside Entertainment Group was launched by Mr. Pattiz to produce quality programming. Towards the end of 2012, Norman launched his podcast show, PodcastOne which is now the leading revenue driver in audio on-demand programming. Learn more:


Norman also serves as the Chairman of the Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Security Laboratories. He is also a member of the Pacific Council on International Relations and a Regent of the University of California. Learn more: