How Aerial Firefighters Are Trained | What It Takes 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Aerial firefighters go through intense training before they’re ready to fight active wildfires from the sky. Government agencies like the US Forest Service and state governments contract Bridger Aerospace to provide the planes and pilots used to battle blazes that threaten property and human life. We spent three days with Bridger’s training…

Why Turkey’s 1000-Year-Old Handwoven Carpet Industry Is Struggling 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Turkey’s hand-woven rugs and carpets are worth thousands of dollars. But a lack of tourists and a dwindling economy is hitting the industry hard. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER VIDEOS: Why Authentic Panama Hat Weavers Are Abandoning The Craft | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk2HukN3A7A How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB0U8vrkc-s&t=7s Meet…

IT & Sales: Drive Business Growth Through A Customer-First Digital Transformation 0 (0)

From Business Insider. The event "IT & Sales: Drive Business Growth Through A Customer-First Digital Transformation," includes a panel discussion designed to help you implement revenue-generating initiatives into your business strategy. Speakers include: Amy J. Doherty, EVP, COO, First Command Financial Services, Inc. and Dolly Wagner-Wilkins, CTO, Worldwide Express. Moderator: Ash Gorringe, Product Marketing Manager,…

How Dala Horses Are Handmade In One Of The Last Factories In Sweden | Still Standing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. The dala horse is a centuries-old handicraft that has become the national symbol of Sweden. Generations of Swedish artisans at Nils Olsson Dalahästar have been making hand-carved wooden horses since 1928. MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB0U8vrkc-s&t=7s Meet The Last Family Keeping The 400-Year-Old…

Workplace Evolution: Execs From Netflix, P&G, Dell, Tackle The Future 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Business Insider’s virtual event “Workplace Evolution” presented by Dell includes conversations around how to empower (remote) workers, what opportunities and challenges organizations face in this new world, what the shift from “work from home” to “live at work” means, and what the new workplace landscape will look like in the future. ——————————————————…

This $500 Designer Handbag Is Made From Aluminum Cans | World Wide Waste 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Weavers in Brazil are turning pop-tops into fashionable designer bags for Bottletop, a retailer that aims to highlight excessive waste in the garment industry. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER VIDEOS: How Old Tires Are Turned Into Electricity | World Wide Waste https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYOrN3rupbg Plates Made From Pineapple Scraps Grow Edible Plants | World Wide Waste…

The Rise And Fall Of Twinkies | Rise And Fall 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Hostess Twinkies rose to icon status in the mid-1900s, becoming a mainstay in lunchboxes across America. But a heavy debt load and two bankruptcies almost killed Twinkies. In 2012, Twinkies left shelves for good… Until two guys, Andy and Dean, came up with a plan to save the iconic brand. MORE RISE…

How One Of The Oldest Dye Houses In Egypt Keeps Ancient Hand Dyeing Alive | Still Standing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Salama Salem has been running his traditional dyehouse in Egypt since 1975. Despite falling demand due to industrial competition and the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s determined to keep one of the country’s oldest dyehouses still standing. MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How Phyllo Is Handmade By One Of Greece’s Last Pastry Masters | Still…

Boot Camp Season Two Marathon 0 (0)

From Business Insider. In season two of "Boot Camp," senior video correspondent Graham Flanagan went inside the basic training programs of military branches and law-enforcement agencies to see what it takes to join the ranks of those who protect and serve their country. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, he visited the academy where future Canadian Mounties…

5 Must-Haves for The Ultimate Sales Kickoff 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Sales kickoffs can be an incredible tool — but it can be extremely challenging to engage and inspire reps while your sales teams are working from home. Sales leaders, you know what we are talking about: those kickoffs that feel like a wall of meetings with limited interaction, inspiration, or lasting value.…

Access, Equity, And The Future Of Education | Insider Event 0 (0)

From Business Insider. “Access, Equity, and the Future of Education,” is a virtual event spotlighting the education industry’s rapid transformation. Hear from an all-star lineup of leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators, including Scott Galloway, author, entrepreneur, and marketing professor at New York University; Dr. Laurie Santos, professor of psychology at Yale and creator of the popular…

Why Gongs Are So Expensive | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. The unmistakable sound of the gong has held spiritual significance in Southeast Asia for centuries. Hand-beaten from sheet materials, the labor-intensive shaping and delicate paintwork result in beautiful percussive instruments. Souvenir gongs can be bought for just a few dollars, but large, finely tuned gongs made from the best materials can fetch…

How To Financially Thrive In The Long Term 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Presented by Fidelity Investments Here are tricks that investors use to keep their financial goals on track. —————————————————— #Investing #Money #BusinessInsider Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more. Visit us at: https://www.businessinsider.com Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/businessinsider BI on Facebook: https://read.bi/2xOcEcj BI on Instagram: https://read.bi/2Q2D29T BI…

Plates Made From Pineapple Scraps Grow Edible Plants | World Wide Waste 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Biodegradable dishware from Lifepack, a Colombian company, is made from recycled pineapple scraps. The plates have real seeds in them, and can be planted after use. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER VIDEOS: CEO Of Asia’s Largest MMA Media Property Aims To Spread Martial Arts Values On ‘The Apprentice’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud70HHlgWaQ What It Takes To Be…

CEO Of Asia’s Largest MMA Media Property Aims To Spread Martial Arts Values On ‘The Apprentice’ 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Chatri Sityodtong started ONE Championship to showcase mixed martial arts of Asia. His company has risen to one of the largest sports media companies in Asia. For more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/ING —————————————————— #MMA #TheApprentice #BusinessInsider Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more. Visit us…

Meet The Last Family Keeping The 400-Year-Old Rogan Art Alive | Still Standing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Rogan art has been passed down in the Khatri family for eight generations. Now, with no tourists visiting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the business has slowed, and the survival of this centuries-old craft is under threat. For more, visit: https://www.instagram.com/jabbar_rogan/ http://www.roganartnirona.com/ MORE BUSINESS VIDEOS: How 3 Million Grocery Items Are Delivered…

How To Control Your Money So It Doesn’t Control You | Master Your Money Digital Bootcamp 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Business Insider’s Master Your Money Live Digital Bootcamp series is presented by Fidelity. Optimize your money systems, grow your savings, and reduce stress around finances. Learn how to build a thriving financial foundation during this digital bootcamp, which takes a deep dive into money-management strategies and tactics for new investors. Speakers include…

Why Lotus Silk Is So Expensive | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Lotus silk is one of the rarest fabrics in the world. Produced only in small scale across Cambodia, Myanmar, and more recently Vietnam, this natural fibre is only extracted by a few skilled craftspeople across the world. But making this "silk" isn’t easy. Extracting enough lotus silk for one scarf can take…

A Paralympian And A Restauranteur Discuss Mental Toughness For Success 0 (0)

From Business Insider. This fall, Insider presented the inaugural list of Luminaries, 25 incredible women pushing boundaries and accomplishing extraordinary feats in music, travel, fashion, food, art, beauty, and well-being. Hear directly from three Luminaries during a virtual event, “The Luminaries — Forge Your Own Path,” hosted by Editor in Chief, Life, Insider Inc Julie…

Meet 3 Leaders Transforming How Europe Approaches Climate Change And Sustainability Goals 0 (0)

From Business Insider. From corporations taking on new production methods, to startups building a more sustainable marketplace, here are three leaders transforming business in Europe. In partnership with ING. —————————————————— #Europe #ClimateChange #BusinessInsider Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more. Visit us at: https://www.businessinsider.com Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/businessinsider…

So Expensive Season 5 Marathon | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. From Rolls-Royce to Cuban cigars — handmade scissors to Doc Martens. We searched the earth, and beyond, to discover the stories behind some of the costliest products. Episodes featured: 00:00:00 – 00:00:24 Intro 00:00:24 – 00:09:08 Rolls-Royce 00:09:08 – 00:15:56 Ernest Wright Scissors 00:15:56 – 00:24:01 Cuban Cigars 00:24:01 – 00:30:56 Persian…

Leaders Weigh In On The Biggest Professional Services Trends In The Time Of COVID-19 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Sponsored by Salesforce The current economic and social conditions mean business is far from usual. Across the Professional Services industry, firms are adapting to new ways of working and communicating with clients. During this panel interview, presented by Salesforce, learn how Professional Services firms are navigating and driving growth during these uncertain…