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How Michelangelo Azzariti Grew to Become Italy’s Most Inspiring Artist

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A lot of people wonder how great people come into being. More often than not, these people come from normal or even disadvantaged backgrounds but have an X factor and inner motivation that uplifts them to success. This is the case with Michelangelo Azzariti, one of the most sought-after photographers in Italy.

 

Michelangelo Azzariti was just a normal guy whose life after graduating from college began by wiping tables and serving drinks in a couple of bars and hotels back home in Alta Badia, Italy. During this period, he also worked as a communication assistant and social management personnel.

 

He Decided To Pursue His Passion

 

Michelangelo loved to travel and also had a dream that he will be able to travel the world and make lots of money while at it. While on his numerous trips on various parts of the globe, he took the opportunity to capture great moments, places and people with his camera. This is when he discovered that he was a good photographer. Sooner than later, his love for traveling and photography intersected. This is how his formidable career as a travel influencer kick-started.

 

Created His First Instagram Account

 

Michelangelo Azzariti created his first Instagram account in 2013 in an attempt to market his photography services. He started publishing the photos he had snapped on some of his travel expeditions during a time when Instagram had not gained much traction as a marketing platform. These photos include landscapes, hotels, and cities among other interesting things and places. He improved his skills over time and also acquired new and superior equipment that helped him grow his careers in photography, and also a travel influencer.

 

His big break

 

As his Instagram account grew thanks to his exceptional work, the lucrative Italian tourism and fashion industry began taking notice of him. His fortunes changed when Giulia Gaudino the famous Italian fashion blogger showed her interest in his work. He took photos of Giulia and her boyfriend Frank Gallucci or their trip to the UNESCO world heritage site which garnered over 30,000 likes on her Instagram account.

 

Michelangelo Azzariti Current Success

 

5 years down the line, his travel photography business is thriving more than ever. Currently, Michelangelo Azzariti is one of the most sought-after photographers in Italy by established fashion bloggers, hotels, travel companies and businesses alike. He boasts an active following of more than over 58,000 followers on Instagram, which is the major platform that he uses for travel blogging.

 

More recently, he has franchised to YouTube where he runs a thriving YouTube channel and is also set to start contributing to popular established websites on the topics of online marketing and travel marketing. His success online has enabled him to collaborate with scores of luxury hotels and travel websites. Most of his clients are often more than ready to fully cater for his travel and accommodation expenses making his dream to travel the world while making money come true.

 

His Success Didn’t Come Easy Though

 

In an interview, Michelangelo admits that one of the questions he’s commonly asked by people is how did he manage to grow such as a huge following. Others ask, how he does get to be hosted on a hotel for free or even get paid to travel. Another popular question is, how does he manage to get those huge advertisement deals.

 

He responds to these questions by saying that, it was not easy to achieve this. His success has been as a result of hard work, perseverance, and dedication to his dream and career. He spent hours on end behind his PC carrying out research on the travel niche. Not forgetting time taken to hone his skills as a photographer, learning photo editing skills and also ways to market his craft.

 

What Makes His Photography Stand Out

 

What makes his photography stand out is the fact that he adds an empathic component to it. When this is coupled up with the strong aesthetic sense that is characterized by shots taken in unique places and from suggestive corners, he is able to treat his audience with a different perspective of the world. What more has contributed to his success besides his top-notch photography skills is a mix of luck and the fact that he took time to learn marketing strategies and skills that have enabled him to secure well-paying clients.

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Keto Research Expert Dr. Ryan Lowery’s Top Tips to Being Successful With a Ketogenic Diet 

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For most people, the ketogenic diet is just a low-carb, high-fat diet; however, according to the world renown keto research expert Dr. Ryan Lowery, there are immense benefits the majority of people are not even aware of.  Much of this information can be found in the Ketogenic Bible, which is a must-have book authored by Dr. Lowery and Dr. Jacob Wilson. In this article, I am going to let you in on a secret – Dr. Ryan’s top tips to being successful with a ketogenic diet, but first, let me introduce him. 

Who is Dr. Ryan Lowery? 

As CEO of Ketogenic.com, Dr. Ryan Lowery, Ph.D., is both an entrepreneur and a leading expert in the health, nutrition, and fitness industries. He is also a celebrated baseball champion having won the 2014 national championship. Ryan Lowery is heavily focused on the impact of a ketogenic diet and exogenous ketones on performance, cognitive function, and longevity. Ryan Lowery is the recipient of several coveted awards, including the National AAHPERD Exercise Science Major of the Year Award. He is a proven achiever, and now dedicates most of his time to help you live happily and healthily ever after.

Dr. Ryan Lowery’s top 5 tips to being successful with a Ketogenic diet

1. Start With Some Baseline Knowledge

Don’t go in without a plan. You need to understand what a well-formulated ketogenic diet looks like and the importance of things like electrolytes, hydration, etc. when starting a ketogenic diet. This is, however, not meant to scare you. Keto is definitely the way to go, but you need to understand the basics first.  Websites and resources like www.ketogenic.com are a great place to start.  Don’t get overwhelmed with information but build your foundation before starting.  

2. Getting Past the Adaptation Period

Often referred to as the keto-flu, the adaptation period will come and go. Think about it this way – your body has been primarily running off of glucose/carbohydrates for 30, 40, 50, 60, etc years.  It’s going to need some time to adapt to using fat/ketones as fuel so give yourself some time to go through that adaptation. Making sure you are bumping up your sodium, potassium, and magnesium intake during this period will help you sail through your first few days/weeks of getting accustomed to the new lifestyle.

3. Do Not Fear FAT

For decades we’ve been taught that fat was the enemy.  We were sadly mistaken with this simplistic statement. High amounts of fat COMBINED with high amounts of carbohydrates (think fast food) are what the issue was.  Fat itself is extremely important for everything from brain function to hormone levels. Getting in a mixture of fats can be beneficial on a ketogenic diet as long as carbohydrates are low.  Avocados and fat is back! 

4. Stick to Whole Foods as Much as Possible 

Early on, people try to get fancy with it; they run to the store and buy numerous snacks and supplements labeled as “keto”. Start with the foundations first. Whether you are vegan keto, carnivore keto, or just a traditional ketogenic dieter, start simple and build up from there. Stick to things like eggs, avocados, fattier cuts of meat, etc.  That is how you turn a diet into a lifestyle. 

5. Get Creative

A ketogenic diet is not meant to imprison you. Although the goal is to stick to whole foods as much as possible, you can get creative and enjoy some nice, unique options as well. Anything you enjoy, that you may think is not available on a ketogenic diet, is possible. From pasta to bread to crackers and cookies – there are always low carbohydrate alternatives.

What the Future Looks Like for Dr. Ryan Lowery

There is so much that Dr. Ryan is looking into. This translates to a bright and better tomorrow for all who live the ketogenic lifestyle. There are two major areas that Dr. Ryan is looking to continue working on. The first is offering himself as an expert and trusted resource for nutrition, particularly the ketogenic diet and all of its potential areas beyond body composition, like its application against Alzheimers and Parkinsons. The second is advancing the #makepositivitylouder conversation on a daily basis, towards the realization of a paradigm shift from close-mindedness and negativity to perspective and positivity.  Dr. Ryan’s focus is expanding internationally to help startups in the health and wellness space grow and make an impact. There is life beyond the money, and that is what each one of us should look into. If you are new to the ketogenic diet or are considering taking it up, Ryan Lowery’s resources are just what you need to make the best out of it.

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Meet Water Guru Chase Norton, Who Just Paved The Way To Easier Access To Clean Water

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In 2007, Chase Norton came across a water crisis charitable foundation online based on the east coast. Norton was deeply affected after learning about the worldwide water crisis and seeing pictures of the billions of people who do not have access to clean drinking water. Growing up in a neighborhood of Newport Beach, drinking VOSS, Smart Water, Fiji and Acqua Panna was an everyday occurrence. Norton wanted to create a premium, consumer goods brand of bottled water delivery service that by its substantially higher price point would help build wells for people in third world countries who do not have access to clean drinking water.

The water delivered is in fact described as “ultra pure”: MEND water goes through a rigorous 11 hour, 13 step purification process. It is tested, retested and recorded along each step of the way. Norton started MEND after quitting his job as a Series 7 Licensee Bond Broker for Finance 500.

The company is now delivering to all of Southern California and has a clientele that includes athletes, celebrities, high-profile executives, doctors, wellness centers, health-conscious families and more. With the right choices, we can make both our bodies and the world a healthier place to live in.

Bottled water has become a $4-billion-a-year industry in the U.S., according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The organization estimates that people spend 240 to 10,000 times more per gallon of bottled water than tap. Dietician Robin Kaiden says many in the medical community question whether bottled water can be bad for us, as it’s contained in plastic that may leak into the water if left in the heat. Drinking tap instead will save you about $200 a year, and if you’re still concerned, a basic faucet filtration will save you $150.

Bottled water is America’s most popular beverage category by volume. In recent years, sales of bottled water have surpassed those of carbonated soft drinks, and companies are increasingly seeking ways to add value to bottled water through flavorings, fortification and other price-altering attributes.

The federal government helpfully defines “bottled water” as water sealed in bottles or other containers without added ingredients. As additional water beverages enter the market, the FDA must determine how these new products will be regulated. Applying common sense, the regulations contemplate “bottled water” as an ingredient of “flavored bottled water.” The regulations apply when the term “water” is highlighted on the water beverage’s label. A carve-out to this general rule is that FDA considers soda water, tonic water, seltzer, and water with added carbonation as soft drinks, rather than as “bottled water.”

The FDA regulates bottled water as a food and imposes national safety and labeling requirements. Bottled waters need to pass safety requirements, particularly compliance with good manufacturing practices.

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Learn How 18-year-old Entrepreneur, Jayson Dombele, Runs a thriving Digital Marketing Agency.

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Jayson Dombele is the CEO of The Scaling Sauce, A marketing agency that helps its clients scale through the use of modern digital campaigns and innovative content creation.

Jayson is also an author and a public speaker. His book discusses the benefits of pursuing your passion and building an empire from it.

Over the years, Jayson has seen massive success in his business, and he attributes all of it to Strategic thinking.

He explains that running a marketing agency requires you to understand how to connect with the viewers and potential customers. 

Being able to strategize step-by-step plans for campaigns and obtaining excellent results from the plans you put in place all boils down to your ability to think. 

Attaining Success And Overcoming Challenges 

It’s been two years since Jayson ventured into entrepreneurship, and since then, he’s achieved a lot of success. 

He was recognized as an entrepreneur by the 45th president of the United States and has also launched a 5-star rated podcast called the marketers key.

Earlier this year, Jayson published his book titled, “The Symptom’s Signal.” This is an Iconic achievement for his age. 

Jayson has achieved a host of other feats, but he prefers to keep them under wraps and display only the ones above publicly.

Attaining all these achievements hasn’t been an easy task for Jayson.

Jayson shares with us that the only problem he faces these days is finding the right people to add to his team. He recommends that when looking for employees, it’s crucial to have an excellent diagnostic evaluation set in place, so you can pre-determine who’s the best fit for your team.

He also suggests that you take your time and don’t speed up the process, as this might result in you picking a lousy employee 

Values and Principles

Jayson is a Christian and a big believer in the word of God. He strictly adheres to the principles stated in the Bible and his favorite bit of advice, that he follows every day comes from Philippians 2:4;

“Not looking to your own interests but each of you the interest of others.” 

One of the essential characteristics Jayson and his employees possess is the ability not to worry about their interests but the interests of their clients. This had helped them scale to unbelievable heights. 

Each client is treated like family and is kept in the loop of everything that’s going on with the service they purchase. 

Inspirations and a word of advice 

At the start of his career, Jayson looked up to Gary Vaynerchuk- Gary Vaynerchuk, or Garyvee, for short, is a serial entrepreneur who’s popular among millennials and post-millennials. 

Most of his posts on social media are targeted towards individuals who are starting their entrepreneurial journey. 

At the time, Jayson was amongst them. But right now, Jayson has shifted his focus from Gary to other entrepreneurs such as Mike Bloomberg and Marcus lemonis due to their ability to execute, think different, and achieve greatness in their respective fields.

Here’s a word of advice, from Jayson to anyone who is striving for success in their industry;

“Don’t pay for an online course from anyone you find on Instagram or Facebook. Just because they claim it’s easy doesn’t mean you should get into it. 

I got into digital marketing because I wanted to build my skill set and understand how to market and sell the products my clients offer. “

In the future, Jayson intends to create a product of his own and offer it to anyone willing to follow his business model. 

He has created a business model unique from everyone else’s.

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