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Los Angeles to hire tourism consultant to suggest fixes for gridlock and homelessness

July 17, 2018 |

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a goal of welcoming 50 million tourists a year by 2020.

Now the city is looking for a consultant who can help address problems that might block the city from reaching that goal, such as traffic gridlock, a shortage of hotel rooms and stubborn homelessness…

L.A. Times – Business


Lil Tay Will Come Back as a New Character, Says Family Consultant

June 13, 2018 |

Lil Tay going off the radar after being exposed as an exploited child star is only temporary — ’cause she’s got another persona cooking in the kitchen … so says a family friend. We got Alex Gelbard — who used to help manage Tay when she was hot…

Trump Consultant Behind Massive Facebook Data Leak

March 17, 2018 |

A voter-profiling company used by the 2016 Trump campaign collected the private data of over 50 million Facebook users without their permission—one of the biggest data leaks in Facebook history, the New York Times reports. According to the Guardian , it started with researchers concluding they could form complex personality…

American Airlines Hires Former Union Leader As Consultant, Stirring Controversy

January 9, 2016 |

On the final day of voting for a new president of the union that represents American flight attendants, perhaps the biggest controversy involves the former president, Laura Glading. To her admirers, Glading is a labor movement hero because she was instrumental in enabling the 2013 merger between American and US Airways, […]
Forbes Real Time

Consultant raises the bar on ‘reaction management’

June 20, 2015 |

The gig: Consultant Jon Taffer, 60, is the star and executive producer of the Spike TV reality series “Bar Rescue,” now in its fourth season. He’s the author of the 2013 business book “Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer Reactions.” In the show and the book, Taffer lays out…
L.A. Times – Business

Epic Fail: Worst Call With A Consultant – Ever

May 27, 2014 |

I recently suffered through the worst conversation with a consultant of my entire career. The consultant was a rather hapless soul who was seeking my help networking within Santa Barbara’s startup community. Fortunately, this particular call was brief. In the fifteen minutes that we chatted, the caller made some shocking networking […]
Forbes Real Time

Blackstone notifies Cohen’s SAC it intends to pull money: pension consultant

May 26, 2013 |

Hedge fund manager Cohen, founder and chairman of SAC Capital Advisors, listens to a question during an interview at the SALT Conference in Las VegasBy Matthew Goldstein (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is losing the financial support of Blackstone Group Inc, the largest outside investor in his embattled SAC Capital Advisors, which is yanking much of its client money, according to a letter reviewed by Reuters. A pension consultant, in a May 21 letter to clients, said Blackstone has notified Cohen that it intends to "fully redeem" a significant portion of the roughly $ 550 million the investment firm has invested with the $ 15 billion hedge fund. …

Business News Headlines – Yahoo! News