In 1981, Chenault was recruited by American Express, and he took on a big challenge right away, choosing to run the merchandise services unit which sold products through the mail: “The only problem was, they were losing money. And I really was able to put together a team and figure out how to motivate people to do things that they didn’t think were possible. And we went from generating $100 million in sales and losing money, to over $700 million in sales.
I guess on the one hand I feel like my ear has been tainted when listening to Beyonc, because for me it’s mostly been what I’ve heard on the radio and it wasn’t until lately that I was like, let me actually dig into it and think about what these influences mean. Finally, you didn’t have to have these supreme cosmic influences just to have a conversation. I felt like it was an everyday conversation that I was having with her through these videos.
Winning drives you. You can be at a Big Five school. If you’re not winning, you’re not going to be happy. I made sure I distressed parts that won’t effect the wear (ie back pocket that I don’t use, area over the front pocket). I removed the warp fibers using tweezers and some really tiny scissors. I practiced with some spare denim fabric I had from all the hemming I’ve done or had done for me.
I tell myself I write someday, or tomorrow. I wait for the mood to strike, then surely I get a lot written. You guys probably know how that went.. I feel. Everybody has bad days. Somebody explained it to me like this: one day, you come back home and love your life.
Juan is a 17 year old teenager who migrated from El Salvador in 2014. In May 2017, he was stopped for a small traffic violation and then was accused of being a gang member. Police handed him over to the ICE and he was detained in a high security juvenile detention centre.
Actor Shia LaBeouf has come a long way since his poverty stricken childhood in Los Angeles. After landing a role as a young teen on the Disney Channel’s Even Stevens, the star transitioned smoothly into a film career, starring in blockbusters such as the Transformers franchise, I, Robot and Eagle Eye. In later years, he took on more challenging, arthouse roles, including Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac..