How To Make Online Learning Work For Your Company This Year

CEO of Livius and co-author of “Hacking the SAT: Tips and Tricks to Help You Prepare, Plan Ahead, and Increase Your Score.”

In the days immediately following the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic on U.S. shores, schools shut down as administrators and parents raced to gear up for digital classrooms. Unfortunately, many of those educators and concerned parents found the nationwide online learning experiment to be a struggle. 

That consensus seems to be growing now that schools across the country have begun the new academic year. Social media is full of posts from parents, teachers and students describing a fraught, frustrating school day that often ends in tears all around. The same is true for employees and leaders attempting to navigate remote working, training and professional development.

Yet there’s a learning opportunity hidden in the chaos, and your company can benefit from it. Given the continued battle against the

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Shades of Green: Local company helps people build symbiotic relationships with the land

Brandy Hall (Photos by Virginie Drujon Kipellen)

By Beth Ward

“I got a text from a client recently who has a three-year-old,” says Brandy Hall, ecological designer and managing director of Shades of Green Permaculture. “They were in the garden and found a bunny rabbit eating their strawberries. The three-year-old was sitting near the bunny, too, also eating the strawberries. And I just thought, ‘this the whole reason I do this. This is everything.’”

What Hall and her team at Shades of Green do in a general sense is install ecologically sustainable landscapes for clients as varied as Monday Night Brewing, Grady High School and a residential farming development in Costa Rica. They help build habitats for birds, bees and pollinators. They restore watersheds, rebuild depleted soil, create landscapes where native and edible plants can thrive. They install berry thickets and fruit trees, rain gardens, flowers that attract hummingbirds. They

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Credit Repair Company Builds New Platform Aiming To Educate Minorities During COVID-19 Pandemic

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On September 1st, 2020Ernest Lerma – CEO of BlueJay Credit Secrets announced the launch of their new educational platform aiming to help educate minorities in the United States on increasing their financial IQ and repairing their credit.

“I remember growing up in poverty with 5 siblings in financially depressed neighborhoods. I had to teach myself how to rise above and gain control of my financial security and since then have been helping others do the same. The pandemic has only made financial depression worse in the last few months. Our new platform was designed to help transform the lives of minorities like myself and provide them more opportunity in the new world,” says Ernest Lerma – CEO, BlueJay Credit Secrets.

BlueJay Credit Secrets new education platform consists of video tutorials, workbooks and even letter templates designed to make anyone’s credit repair

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Selling Power Honors ValueSelling Associates in its First Top 20 Online Sales Training Company Listing

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The Kid Who Masterminded El Chapo’s Secret Phone Network

It came in off the street one day—a tip, a lead, a rumor—whatever you cared to call it, it was one of the strangest things they had heard in their careers. Chapo Guzmán, the world-famous drug lord, had hired a young IT guy and the kid had built him a sophisticated system of high-end cell phones and secret servers, all of it ingeniously encrypted.The unconfirmed report—perhaps that was the best way to describe it—had arrived that Friday in June 2009 when a tipster walked into the lobby of the FBI’s field division office in New York. After his story had been vetted downstairs, it made its way up seven flights of stairs and landed with a curious thud among the crowded cubicles of C-23, the Latin American drug squad. For more than thirty years, the elite team of

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Why Your Company Shouldn’t Brush Off Continuing Education

Why Your Company Shouldn't Brush Off Continuing Education

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Why Your Company Shouldn’t Brush Off Continuing Education

Leadership training helps employees achieve their goals, while regular growth and development workshops can guide entire businesses in determining their direction.


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By Kristopher B. Jones, serial entrepreneur and investor. Kris is the founder of award-winning SEO company

Professional-growth workshops and continuing education in the workplace are some of the most important innovations that business leaders can make in their companies. Leadership training helps individual employees achieve their professional goals, while regular growth and development workshops can guide entire businesses in determining their direction.

Yet, I’ve noticed that workshops and continuing education are among the tasks that CEOs and entrepreneurs most often brush off until later. I argue that this kind of professional training needs a place in startups, and indeed businesses of all sizes, due to its ability to increase employee happiness and productivity.

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A Bonding Company in Greene County is Highlighting Continuing Education Classes – Press Release

Greene County, Ala. – Alabama Bail Bonds, a trusted bonding company in Greene County, AL, is highlighting this year’s upcoming continuing education classes hosted by the Alabama Bail Bond Association. Every year, bail bondsmen around the state are required to complete continuing education classes to remain licensed bail bondsmen. However, with the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s required classes will look a little different than in years past.

Continuing education classes will be offered in two format options: in-person and via Zoom. The upcoming event will be in Montgomery, Alabama over four days for those wishing to join in-person. These same classes can also be attended via Zoom throughout the state for those wishing to remain at home. Offering the courses in-person and via Zoom will allow for smaller class sizes, helping to fight the spread of COVID-19. This decision was made as a creative way to allow

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Koolearn Technology: Leading Chinese Online Education Company (OTCMKTS:KLTHF)

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I assign a Neutral rating to Chinese online education company Koolearn Technology Holding Limited (OTCPK:KLTHF) [1797:HK].

The K-12 education business is the key growth driver for Koolearn Technology, and all eyes are its location-based live interactive after-school tutoring courses referred to as DFUB. Looking ahead, DFUB has significant room to grow via further expansion into lower-tier cities in Mainland China and price increases.

On the flip side, Koolearn Technology’s K-12 education business remains loss-making, and the company’s recent share placement could possibly suggest that its share price has peaked. Koolearn Technology trades at a premium to most of its online peers, with consensus forward FY 2021 (YE May 31) and FY 2022 Enterprise Value-to-Revenue multiples at 15.9 times and 9.9 times, respectively. As such, I see a Neutral rating for Koolearn Technology as fair.

Readers have the option of trading in Koolearn Technology shares listed either on the

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Ranch management company aims to further conservation, bridges between urban and rural worlds

Zara Saponja, leads the Joly family ...

Rachel Ellis, The Denver Post

Zara Saponja leads the Joly family of Chicago on a horseback ride in The Great Sand Dunes National Park outside Mosca on Friday, July 31, 2020. The Zapata Ranch, located about eight miles from the dunes, offers several activities to guests that connects them to the natural world, including a day riding horses and hiking in the dunes.

Along with raising cattle and bison on five ranches, Duke Phillips III and his team are raising awareness about ranching as a way of life and a way to conserve the West’s open spaces, wildlife and other natural resources.

Even during the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide drought in Colorado, Ranchlands, the management company founded by Phillips, is still running cattle, running workshops and programs and hosting visitors at the Medano-Zapata Ranch in the San Luis Valley.

Work goes on at the Chico Basin Ranch southeast of

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