Thursday, April 30, 2015

The REAL Meanings Of Some Words

Every word has a definition, but they aren't always what we mean when we say them. Fr example, I might have said "I'll do that right away, honey," but what I really meant was, "I will forget whatever you asked me to do the moment this show ends." This fun series of images shows us what some of us really mean when we use some of these simple, everyday words.

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The World’s Most Influential Boardrooms



This is a rarely seen glimpse into the real meeting places for some of the 
biggest and most influential companies on the planet.

OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries): Has the buying 
power to purchase Bank of America in one month's worth of production, 
Apple Computer in a week and General Motors in just 3 days.

1The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Banco Santander: Spanish financial services company. Largest bank 
of all 19 countries in the European Union.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Heckler & Koch: A German defense manufacturing company. 
Motto: "No Compromises!" Builds handguns, military rifles, 
submachine guns, and grenade launchers.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


BNP Paribas Bank: Financial services company headquartered in Paris. 
Third largest bank in the world.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Google: Owns the most visited website in the world (among many 
other profitable properties). Headquarters (nicknamed "Googleplex") 
located in Mountain View, California. $66 billion in revenue in 2014.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation): Headquartered 
in London (oddly enough, considering their title). Various search warrants 
and raids have been conducted against HSBC for alleged money laundering, 
but they remain the world's second largest bank.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


ING Group: A Dutch multinational banking and financial services 
corporation headquartered in Amsterdam. World's 18th largest 
corporation by revenue.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


BP (British Petroleum): World's 5th largest revenue-producing company. 
Spent nearly $16 million 2009 lobbying US Congress to shape laws in its favour.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Apple: Headquartered in Cupertino, California. World's second-largest 
information technology company by revenue. World's third-largest mobile 
phone maker. Largest publicly traded corporation in the world. First U.S. 
company to be valued at over $700 billion. World's largest music retailer.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Lukoil Russia: Headquartered in Moscow. Russia's second largest oil 
company. World's second largest public company. Operates in 40 countries.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Mercedes-Benz: German luxury automobile manufacturer. 
Owns factories in 26 countries. One of the three best-selling 
luxury automakers in the world.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Nestle: Multinational food and beverage company headquartered 
in Vevey, Switzerland. 29 brands. $1.1 billion in annual profits.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Adidas: German multinational shoe, clothing and accessories 
corporation. Largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the 
second largest in the world. $16.2 billion revenue in 2012.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


Yahoo!: Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Multinational 
Internet corporation with more than 700 million visits every month. 
$4.6 billion revenue in 2014.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms


FIFA: International governing body of association football. 
Infamous for rapaciousness and corruption. $1.3 billion revenue in 2013.

The World’s Most Influential                             Boardrooms

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