May 11, 2021

Month: May 2021

American Education Providers

As faculties have taken lessons exterior for safer in-person studying, many have found the value of connecting mindfulness activities to nature. When college students lead the dialog in their parent-trainer conferences, they take possession of their learning and progress. Interacting with one another helps center and high school college students study, and may uncover points they don’t yet understand accurately. Teachers can apply an idea known as ‘tech equity’ to make sure that the expertise they use is enhancing studying for all of their students. Around a third of all AISD college students have returned to in-individual studying. Before a … Read More

Help Wanted: Someone With Money and Connections

So you’ve been asked to become a director of a special purpose acquisition company, more commonly known as a SPAC. The job has something in common with being a director of a company. But there’s one big difference: Instead of overseeing a company that is building, selling or creating something, you’re in charge of a big pot of money.

Sure, being asked to become a director of a SPAC is a coveted brass ring in certain circles. In return, you’ll be asked to contribute knowledge and capital to the SPAC, whose sole purpose is to find a company that wants

Read More

These Personal Homes of Interior Designers Are for Sale

It didn’t take long for the offers to roll in after interior designer Lauren Liess listed her Great Falls, Virginia, home for sale in early March. Known for her trademark earthy style, Leiss had the five-bedroom residence completely remodeled with natural wood flooring and exposed beam ceilings that infused the 5,600-square-foot home with a warm, inviting palette. After just one weekend of showings, the six-acre property overlooking a private pond had an accepted offer on its $2.5 million asking price.

“We had a ton of showings lined up, and then we were reviewing offers by Sunday,” says listing agent Daan

Read More

Corolla business reentry permits for 2021 now available online


Currituck County Emergency Management is implementing a more efficient system for issuing reentry permits to Corolla businesses in time for the 2021 hurricane season.

A new website, www.currituckreentry.com provides a one-stop shop for local businesses to obtain reentry permits for their employees. These permits are necessary to enter Corolla after an evacuation of the Outer Banks.

Following an evacuation, reentry into Corolla is performed in a tier system. Priority I (Essential Personnel) and Priority II (Critical Businesses) both require employees to display Currituck County reentry permits at law enforcement checkpoints.

Critical businesses allowed in Priority II must be physically located

Read More

Reshaping Your Business to Meet the Digital Age


6 min read

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.


Change comes with the territory in business. Fail to adapt, and your company can quickly shutter. However, the pace of change in the digital age has become exponential and is disrupting even large, successful companies that might seem secure. In fact, more than half of Fortune 500 companies have gone bankrupt, been acquired, or shuttered due to digital disruption — and researchers predict that 75 percent of S&P companies will be replaced by 2027. COVID-19 has only accelerated shifts. Reshaping your business to accommodate the new

Read More

Capital Calls: Chinese e-insurance IPO warns Wall Street

Shen Peng, founder and CEO of Chinese online insurance technology firm Waterdrop Inc, speaks during an interview with Reuters ahead of the company’s U.S. initial public offering (IPO) on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), in Beijing, China May 7, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang – RC2TAN9JXXRD

Concise insights on global finance.

———————————————–

MUTUALLY INSURED DESTRUCTION. Online insurance platform Waterdrop closed down read more 19% on its first day of trading in New York. Amid Beijing’s campaign against the fintech sector, the offering was a tough sell. Still, the Tencent-backed (0700.HK) company raised $360 million after pricing shares at the top of the

Read More