Motivation

RMA to Advance Financial Industry, Risk Management Practices in Week of Conferences

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:56pm

RMA's Annual Risk Management and Internal Audit conferences, plus the first Women in Risk Summit, will feature keynote speakers from the top of the financial services industry and risk management world, dozens of panels on crucial risk topics, and a robust product showcase.

Key Points: 
  • RMA's Annual Risk Management and Internal Audit conferences, plus the first Women in Risk Summit, will feature keynote speakers from the top of the financial services industry and risk management world, dozens of panels on crucial risk topics, and a robust product showcase.
  • Registration to the 2021 RMA Annual Risk Management Virtual Conference includes access to the Annual Internal Audit Conference and the Women in Risk Summit.
  • Founded in 1914, the Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry.
  • RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.

An Anthem for Global Warming and Climate Change "Do It While You Can" (DIWYC)

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:36pm

While the COP26 summit in Glasgow brings together world leaders to formulate and implement plans to protect the planet from the effects of climate change, DIWYC the catchy and emotive call to action seeks to raise attention to the very real threat posed by climate change and global warming.

Key Points: 
  • While the COP26 summit in Glasgow brings together world leaders to formulate and implement plans to protect the planet from the effects of climate change, DIWYC the catchy and emotive call to action seeks to raise attention to the very real threat posed by climate change and global warming.
  • And, to inspire and motivate people the world over to become part of the solution.
  • "The borderless creation of DIWYC mirrors the global cooperation that will be required to address the grave existential threat posed by climate change," said Writer-Producer Brinds Will.
  • "Although the message behind this song is serious, we really hope that people will find inspiration and motivation when listening to it.

Gannan video series 1 -- Modern agriculture and animal husbandry improve well-being

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A video released by China.org.cn shows how the Chinese government strives to improve people's lives through developing modern agriculture and animal husbandry.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A video released by China.org.cn shows how the Chinese government strives to improve people's lives through developing modern agriculture and animal husbandry.
  • A video series covering best poverty alleviation and rural development practices known as "Building a Better Life: Best Practices from China's Gannan" was unveiled at the 2021 International Seminar on Global Poverty Reduction Partnerships in Beijing on Oct. 19.
  • The three videos cover topics including the yak husbandry industry, formerly impoverished Gaxiu village's path out of poverty, and Xiahe county's Thangka [a type of traditional Tibetan scrolling painting] town, from specific and professional angles, and demonstrate the historical achievements that China has made as it builds a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
  • View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/gannan-video-series-1----modern...

The MDS Foundation Celebrates MDS World Awareness Day With Their 4th Annual Move for MDS 5k Walk at Boston Common and Virtually Around the World

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:05pm

Great strides have been made in advancing innovative research andtreatments for MDS, but like other rare diseases, more awareness andsupport are needed.

Key Points: 
  • Great strides have been made in advancing innovative research andtreatments for MDS, but like other rare diseases, more awareness andsupport are needed.
  • "This is the fourth year we are partnering with our communities to Move forMDS," said Dr. Stephen Nimer, chairman of the MDS Foundation.
  • The Move for MDS program is made possible by the support of incredibleorganizations committed to the MDS community.
  • Now in itsfourth year, the Move for MDS walk, held on the eve of MDS WorldAwareness Day, brings together a global community to raise awareness forthis rare cancer.

Less Talk, More Action: New Report Sponsored by ViiV Healthcare Provides Roadmap to Achieve Health Equity by 2040

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:13pm

Healthcare disparities are defined as avoidable and unfair differences in the health of people or particular groups that negatively impact their quality of life and life expectancy.

Key Points: 
  • Healthcare disparities are defined as avoidable and unfair differences in the health of people or particular groups that negatively impact their quality of life and life expectancy.
  • This report provides a roadmap for that action, so that we can move forward from discussing disparities to implementing real change that will improve health equity.
  • A shared, forward-looking vision that shows us what achieving health equity looks like is critical to success.
  • The full detailed findings of Achieving health equity: a roadmap to eliminating disparities , as well as additional resources related to the report can be found at viivhealthcare.com .

Gale Launches New SEL and Career Readiness Platform to Prepare Students for Life After Graduation

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:57pm

Gale Presents: Imago provides an engaging curriculum to support students' social and emotional development.

Key Points: 
  • Gale Presents: Imago provides an engaging curriculum to support students' social and emotional development.
  • "We chose to partner with IMAGO because their solution meets a need our customers have expressed for video-based SEL and career readiness lessons," said Shawn Clark, senior vice president of domestic learning at Gale.
  • Gale Presents: Imago provides digital lessons in three critical areas: SEL, career readiness, and soft skills.
  • The program includes short snippets of videos and study guides designed to promote conversation, making it an engaging platform for students.

Industry Experts Gary Gruver and David Farley Partner to Help Organizations Learn How to Improve Digital Transformations

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:03pm

SUN VALLEY, Idaho, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gary Gruver (https://garygruver.com/), author and president of Gruver Consulting, announces the "Engineering the Digital Transformation Training and Certification" (EDT) program. EDT is a digital, self-paced training program for teaching software leaders and practitioners how to guide their own approach to continuous improvement. The goal is to help as many people as possible reduce the barriers to organizational change by making waste and inefficiencies visible.

Key Points: 
  • EDT is a digital, self-paced training program for teaching software leaders and practitioners how to guide their own approach to continuous improvement.
  • The EDT training program leverages certain principles from the manufacturing industry that have proven to deliver dramatic results.
  • "This is not a complex methodology to be implemented based on what practices worked for another team or organization," said Gruver.
  • After the Green Belt training, people can help their organization eliminate waste and inefficiencies with support from David Farley.

Industry Experts Gary Gruver and David Farley Partner to Help Organizations Learn How to Improve Digital Transformations

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:03pm

SUN VALLEY, Idaho, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gary Gruver (https://garygruver.com/), author and president of Gruver Consulting, announces the "Engineering the Digital Transformation Training and Certification" (EDT) program. EDT is a digital, self-paced training program for teaching software leaders and practitioners how to guide their own approach to continuous improvement. The goal is to help as many people as possible reduce the barriers to organizational change by making waste and inefficiencies visible.

Key Points: 
  • EDT is a digital, self-paced training program for teaching software leaders and practitioners how to guide their own approach to continuous improvement.
  • The EDT training program leverages certain principles from the manufacturing industry that have proven to deliver dramatic results.
  • "This is not a complex methodology to be implemented based on what practices worked for another team or organization," said Gruver.
  • After the Green Belt training, people can help their organization eliminate waste and inefficiencies with support from David Farley.

No Place like Home: First-Generation Homeowners Say Owning a Home is More Important Now than Ever Before

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

The study found:

Key Points: 
  • The study found:
    Seven out of 10 first-generation homeowners (69%) say the importance of homeownership has increased over the past year.
  • 73% of first-generation homeowners also have a newfound appreciation for the safety and security that homeownership provides, compared to 60% of non-first-generation homeowners.
  • Twice as many first-generation homeowners (43%) bought a home because they felt their parents expected it, compared to non-first-generation homeowners (20%).
  • 74% of first-generation homeowners and 57% of non-first-generation homeowners expect to buy another home in the future.

Isracann Appoints Operational Expert Phil Floucault as CEO and Grants Options

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

With a mainstay on partnerships, Costa Canna became a leader in product flow-through and distribution both in the domestic & international markets.

Key Points: 
  • With a mainstay on partnerships, Costa Canna became a leader in product flow-through and distribution both in the domestic & international markets.
  • Phil has led many teams to financial success through his knowledge of market dynamics, business development, and formation evaluation.
  • Isracanns CEO Phil Floucault states, I am delighted to have this opportunity to serve with this highly motivated and experienced team as we push ahead in the Israeli marketplace.
  • Isracann is an Israeli-based cannabis company focused on becoming a premier cannabis producer/distributor offering low-cost production targeting undersupplied, major European marketplaces.