Fed by powerful winds and cloudless skies, fires continue to rage across California. The Kincade fire in the Sonoma County wine country has swelled to over 70,000 acres—twice the size of San Francisco—and has forced about 200,000 people from their homes. Los Angeles County was just getting a handle on the Tick and Saddle Ridge fires when the new Getty inferno flared up, threatening the famed art museum complex. And now the Easy fire threatens Simi Valley. Some people have already lost their homes, and many more may. Far more will be without homes or electricity for some time. They all need help, which you can best provide by donating money to relief organizations working in the communities. Several provide shelter, food, toiletries, cash, and counseling support to people, while others offer rescue and care for displaced pets. You can donate to umbrella organizations providing aid across the state or focus on specific needs in specific regions. Statewide General aid: The … [Read more...] about How to help California wildfire victims: 13 things you can do as Kincade, Tick, Getty, Easy fires burn
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday said that all attempts to reach out to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were exhausted as there was no response from her office regarding his requests for a dialogue.Stating that a chief minister should be in regular communication with the governor, Dhankhar said he was still hopeful about a positive response from Banerjee."[email protected] As Governor after exhausting back channels I engaged in outreach to CM by publicly inviting her to Discussions and Dialogue at her chosen place, time, date as this the only constitutional way," Dhankhar said in a tweet.Close "CM sd (should) not be incommunicado to Guv. Am sure there wd (would) b +ve (positive) response," he added. related news NRC & CAB two sides of the same coin: Mamata Banerjee Ready to discuss all issues with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar 3 TMC MLAs who switched over to BJP in touch with party: Sources The governor, who has been at … [Read more...] about No response from Mamata Banerjee’s office on requests for dialogue: Dhankhar
“There is truth in comedy.” advertisement advertisement Upright Citizens Brigade director of corporate learning and improv teacher Chelsea Clarke gathered Fast Company Innovation Festival attendees into a circle and began walking them all through a series of exercises and ice-breaker games with the intention of getting all involved to rethink how they communicate and collaborate in a work environment. And of course, nerves quickly gave way to hesitant chuckles which in turn gave way to full on laughter and before we knew it, we’d learned that Chelsea was named after the neighborhood she was raised in, “’90s rave” is a terrible idea for a party theme, and the words “subway” and “fog” can lead two people down a stream-of-consciousness path that landed, naturally, with both of them shouting “coma!” at the same time. It was fun, it was goofy, but the point was infinitely relevant for collaborative office … [Read more...] about The Magic Of “Yes, And…”: The Upright Citizens Brigade Will Change Your Office Culture
The story of America is one of moving. A total of 13.6% of Americans today were born in another country, and most of us are descended from immigrants. This story of migration also includes moving within the country. Over the last 200 years, Americans have settled the frontier, moved away from cities toward suburbs, and migrated away from cities in the Northeast toward the South and West. advertisement advertisement This narrative that Americans are constantly moving within the country is no longer true. Over the last 35 years, the number of Americans who have moved—within their county, state, or out of state—has steadily declined to nearly half of their previous levels. Between March 2018 and 2019, only 1.5% of Americans moved from one state to another, and 5.9% moved from one home to another while remaining in the same county. Why are Americans more rooted? The decision to move is a complex one. People are often searching for better opportunities but … [Read more...] about Americans are moving less and less—and it could dramatically reshape society
Rahul JainWhen we start our investment journey, along with the anticipation of returns one of the first things we evaluate is the risk appetite. Risk appetite denotes the magnitude of risk an investor can stomach based on his goals and expected returns. But justifying your risk can often leave you confused.I believe the easiest way to come to a solution is to ask the right. Hence I list down some essential questions answering which will help you analyse this essential investment metric and this article will help you dig deep into them. Let’s get started.Close How vital is your investable surplus?Rahul JainEVP|Edelweiss Wealth Management 4 strategies to sail smooth during market volatilityNifty flirts with 12K: 4 common equity investment mistakes you must avoid'Auto & ancillaries, midcap financial and infrastructure stocks likely to lead next bull run'This is the first question that you need to answer while gauging your risk appetite. The value of money or rather an investable … [Read more...] about How to evaluate your risk appetite?