Morris: Lions star, Burnham, using extra time to sharpen education

Like many people, Bryan Burnham suddenly found himself with a lot of spare time on his hands.

With the CFL season cancelled due to concerns created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Lions sure-handed receiver was looking for ways to put in his day.

“I’d rather be playing football right now,” Burnham said from his family’s home in New Jersey. “With all this time off, every morning I was waking up thinking ‘man, what am I going to do? ‘

“Then the light bulb went off in my head. Dummy, you’ve been wanting to go back to school for so long, let’s do it.”

Burnham has enrolled in a philosophy and ethics class with Athabasca University, which offers a variety of on-line courses and allows students flexible schedules and timelines.

Burnham will also be working with Athabasca to make sure that others understand the opportunity the university provides to accommodate

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Morris: Burnham using extra time to sharpen education

Like many people, Bryan Burnham suddenly found himself with a lot of spare time on his hands.

With the CFL season cancelled due to concerns created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Lions sure-handed receiver was looking for ways to put in his day.

“I’d rather be playing football right now,” Burnham said from his family’s home in New Jersey. “With all this time off, every morning I was waking up thinking ‘man, what am I going to do? ‘

“Then the light bulb went off in my head. Dummy, you’ve been wanting to go back to school for so long, let’s do it.”

Burnham has enrolled in a philosophy and ethics class with Athabasca University, which offers a variety of on-line courses and allows students flexible schedules and timelines.

Burnham will also be working with Athabasca to make sure that others understand the opportunity the university provides to accommodate

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DAILY VOICE | COVID helped us sharpen investing framework and made us agile: Sharad Pachisiya of SageOne Investment Advisors



a man wearing glasses and looking at the camera: DAILY VOICE | COVID helped us sharpen investing framework and made us agile: Sharad Pachisiya of SageOne Investment Advisors


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DAILY VOICE | COVID helped us sharpen investing framework and made us agile: Sharad Pachisiya of SageOne Investment Advisors

We continue to stick to our investment philosophy to invest in superior and reasonably-valued businesses and hold them till the business fundamentals confirm to our thesis, Sharad Pachisiya, CEO at SageOne Investment Advisors LLP, said in an interview with Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand.

Edited excerpts:

Q) Latest microdata suggests some green shoots. What are your views?

A) After a dismal micro-data in the last 2 quarters owing to the COVID-19 impact, the Q2 FY21 micro-data (high-frequency indicators like auto sales, freight traffic, GST collections, & capacity utilisation) has given some positive indication that the economy activity is trying to come back in pockets.

However, the credit environment and offtake is yet to see some encouraging signs which is the backbone of the economy.

Unless the credit offtake improves, it

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