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Affluent Magazine May / June 2012

May / June 2012

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Jamie Telchin: President of Development, LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels

by Madison Freeman

Jamie Telchin: President of Development, LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels Madison Freeman, Editor-In-Chief of Affluent Magazine recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jamie Telchin to discuss his passions, capabilities and accomplishments. Here is what our first “Leader in Luxury” had to say. Read More

Porsche Panamera GTS: A Sports Sedan for Sports Car Purists

by Michael Brennan

Porsche Panamera GTS: A Sports Sedan for Sports Car Purists Introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show late last year, the 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS is based on the active all-wheel-drive Panamera 4S while featuring 30 more horsepower, larger brakes and a ten millimeter lower body. Modifications to the standard Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) system with air suspension produce sportier chassis tuning that help make the Panamera GTS even more capable of cutting it on the race track without sacrificing practicality. Read More

Seven More Tips to Help Today’s Leaders Identify Their Achilles’ Heel

by Leslie G. Ungar

Seven More Tips to Help Today’s Leaders Identify Their Achilles’ Heel All leaders, since Troy, have had an Achilles’ Heel.  Exceptional leaders know their Heel. Good leaders often are oblivious to their own blind spot. A year ago I identified the first seven Achilles’ Heels of today’s leaders. In the past year I have identified another seven internal challenges facing today’s leaders. Read More

Problem: Rural Counties, Animal Fighting and Systemic Corruption

by John Goodwin

Problem: Rural Counties, Animal Fighting and Systemic Corruption Over the past decade, I have been part of a team that has spent hundreds of hours working with law enforcement to shut down dogfighting and cockfighting rings across the country. As one of the animal fighting experts for The Humane Society of the United States, I have joined law enforcement on these raids and have been present to see the carnage animal fighters leave behind, both in terms of animal suffering and damage to rural communities. Read More

Sweet Endings: Sweet Wines and Digestifs are Perfect No Matter What the Season

by Brian Freedman

Sweet Endings: Sweet Wines and Digestifs are Perfect No Matter What the Season Few beverages are as misunderstood as those we traditionally drink after a meal. Even mention of dessert wines, sweet wines, or digestifs conjures up almost comically antiquated images of monocle- and ascot-clad men of means retiring to the library after a baroque meal of endangered species’ flesh, smoking pipes and divvying up their interests on large maps of the colonies. Read More

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds

by Lynn Coulter

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds The next time you start to pick up one of those perfectly round, red tomatoes at your local supermarket, stop and remember what Michelle Obama did one spring, when she wanted to serve fresh green salads and healthful, delicious sauces and soups to her family. Read More

Beautiful Spring in the City

by Mary Jo Matsumoto

Beautiful Spring in the City Spring is in the air and nothing will boost your beauty routine like a luxurious spa or salon treatment. This month I’m rounding up a few of the best beauty havens to be found in NYC just in time to reinvigorate your look for spring and summer! Read More

Summer Borscht

by Affluent Magazine

Summer Borscht Beets are an incredible superfood, and incorporating them in your diet will definitely boost your immune system. This heart healthy, refreshing, cold borscht soup is a recipe sure to beat the summer heat and will become a favorite of your family and friends. Read More

Wedding Shower Etiquette

by Joy Weaver

Wedding Shower Etiquette Every season is wedding season and where there’s a wedding, there is a shower … or two or even three. Many are unaware there are many etiquette rules to follow in order not to step over the boundaries that have been established for our culture. As you read the answers to the questions, please know there is long history behind each etiquette rule. Enjoy! Read More

How to Handle Happiness Deficit Disorder

by Debbie Mandel

How to Handle Happiness Deficit Disorder It’s positively depressing how much has been written about happiness.  In fact, many feel sad during the spring season because nature’s beauty and seasonal fashion pressure you to be ecstatically happy. By now you know your specific triggers, what makes you unhappy and how you need to grapple with losses. Read More
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