Welcome to the Business Mentor Podcast. This podcast is where we share and discuss the experiences, ideas & happenings in the world of business, featuring some very special guests & experts to give you advice and direction in your journey. Your host, award winning entrepreneur and Princes Trust Business Mentor Jay Dhillon
By Jay Dhillon
<p>Cinnaire’s Advancing Communities Podcast brings together thought leaders, policy makers and others <u>who are making an impact</u> in the community development and affordable housing industries. Our guests share their experiences and perspective on a range of topics, each supporting the belief that all people deserve the opportunities provided by living in healthy communities. Each episode seeks to advance communities through the sharing of knowledge and experience.</p><p> </p>
By Jim Peffley
For over a century, Chicago was known as the "Second City", second only to New York in size and prosperity. Though other cities have surpassed its size, this Midwestern metropolis has nevertheless evolved into a world-class center of commerce and culture. While nine million people reside in the Metro area, only about 3 million of those actually reside in the city. As a result, Chicago has all of the services, sights and sophistication of many larger cities, without the same level of crowds and congestion that usually follow. Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, downtown Chicago is fairly compact and easy to get around. The central hub of the city is called the Loop, for the subways and elevated trains that loop the area. Downtown and the Near North Side is where you'll find many of the city's major hotels, restaurants and hot spots, including the incredible architecture that is an attraction in itself. The outlying suburbs offer everything from historic homes on tranquil, tree-lined streets to energetic ethnic neighborhoods featuring their own unique sights, shops and dining. Listen to this audio guide to learn the pertinent information about the "windy city".
Nestled on the spot where the Charles River flows into the Massachusetts Bay, Boston is a city of contradictions. One popular image of Boston is the home of tough, hard-working Irish-Americans, a no-nonsense town that takes pride in its heritage and its harsh winters. The other side of Boston is pure upper-crust: Harvard University, the Kennedys and old money. It's exactly this mix of wealth and work, of the contemporary and the historical, that makes up the unique flavor of Boston. Whether browsing the trendy shops on Newbury Street or following the birth of the nation along the Freedom Trail, your discoveries in this one-of-a-kind city will have you agreeing with the author who once called Boston "the hub of the solar system", and this guide can help you get around the city like a local.
You'll never think the same about safety and the workplace, after viewing this gripping video. Four young workers tell the stories of their workplace accidents that have left them injured for life. Everyone who is new to the workforce needs to see this video now.