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Wanting to do something is the only will power that can help you to reach the top. It is eminent about knowing certain aspect which will allow you to look through the several perspectives. It is mandatory to know what you can excel in and finally get catered in the right path. George Soros had worked wonders for the different organizations. More imperatively, his skills in noting the right economic perspectives helped in delivering the best result. Apart from business, he had also been an eminent personality in politics.

However, if the timeline travels down the line, there can be many inspiring stories in the way. Soros suffered from the plight of being born in the Nazi-conquered Hungry. But with the will to live better, he flew from the country and worked as a railway porter and waiter. With this working, he was able to put himself in the London School of Economics. This was the turning period of his life which allowed him to fly high. In fact, this was the pathway which showed him the way to be a financier.

Presently George Soros is considered to be one of the most prominent personalities in finance. It is definite to know some prime aspect about his life. There are perceptions which will allow you to look through the different facts of his prominence. He had made himself a fortune of $13 billion. Apart from this, he had another $25 billion in terms of investor’s assets in Soros Fund Management.

With different organizations developing on Forbes, it is noted with a variance that when you have certain perceptions, you will need to create the. Soros had this particular conception about how to rebuild money.

With an immense participation in the variant businesses, George Soros has been one of the largest philanthropists in the world. The different causes are hard to be counted, as he donated around $11 billion for different reasons. George Soros’ political connections and role in transforming communism to capitalism in Europe had been unique. Soros had also played a game changer in US politics with his philanthropic strategies. In fact, his entire donating propaganda worked as an active connection with politics. However, the cause of his donations on Biography was helpful enough for the parents of the underprivileged children.

With all the finest movement plans, George Soros ruled some aspects of the world. It is his ‘open society’ theories and far-sightedness that makes him one of the best financiers and philanthropists in the world. One can only hope, that the ideal doctrines of George Soros will be implemented in future on Politico, in order to make the world a better place to reside in.

The Christian right and conservative movement have seen generous benefactors such as Bradleys, Coorses, Kochs and the most liberal Devos. Richard Sr. and Helen Devos laid a philanthropic foundation for their children, Daniel and Pamela Devos, Douglas and Maria Devos, and Richard ‘Dick’ Devos Jr. and Betsy Devos. The family through Amway and other companies they own has donated to Heritage Foundation, American Enterprise, Council for National Policy, FreedomWorks Foundation, National organization for Marriage, Mackinac Centre for Public Policy among others. The companies run by the family are Michigan GOP, Orlando Magic, Windquest Group, DP Fox Ventures LLC and Pamela Roland.

About Richard ‘Dick’ Devos Jr.
He is married to Betsy Prince and together they have accomplished a lot especially in charity works. Dick has a degree in Business Administration from Northwood University and honorary doctorates from Central Michigan University, Grove City College and Northwood University. Other than being a business person, Dick is a qualified helicopter pilot, a sailor and an active civic leader. He has authored a book, Rediscovering American Values, where he emphasizes on self-discipline, honesty, compassion and hard work among other attributes.

Dick started working in Amway Corporation in research and development, finance, marketing, sales and manufacturing departments. He became the vice-president where he was in charge of companies operation in 18 countries. During his tenure, the company opened numerous new markets, and the international sales surpassed the domestic sales. He later became the president and CEO of Orlando Magic before succeeding his father as the president and chief executive officer of Amway Corporation. As president, Amway expanded operations in over 50 countries across six continents. Currently, he is the president of Windquest Group an investment management company.

Dick Devos Charity Works.
He has received Art of Giving Award from the Spectrum Health Foundation for his exemplary work in charity. Together with his wife, they formed Education Freedom Fund, which provides private scholarships to the low-income families. The fund has donated to America Education Reform Council, Children First America and Choices for Children.

Dick and Betsy Devos Foundation has supported religious, educational, Community, civic, free market and artistic organizations. Some of the beneficiaries include Helen Devos Children’s Hospital, Art Grand Rapids, Calvin College, Kids Hope USA and Princeton University. The love for education and aviation saw them open the West Michigan Aviation Academy, the nation’s first aviation public charter High school.

Through the Dick DeVos and Betsy Devos Scholarships, they have supported students pursuing MA, MS, MBA and BBA in some schools. Dick is a civic leader and has led the Grand Action and Alliance of West Michigan. He is truly an exceptional and exemplary leader.