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Creating a Realistic Budget

February 19, 2020 | Articles, Blog | No Comments

Creating a Realistic Budget


Welcome to the Department for the Aging’s training module on Creating a Realistic Budget. This module is part of the Department’s training series on preparation of competitive RFPs. A program budget is a budget designed for a specific activity or program. This budget includes expenses for a specific program. Organizations set a budget based on the cost to run the program for the coming year using three main cost centers: administration, program, and fundraising. The costs associated with these “centers” are grouped into two categories – Personnel Services and Other Than Personnel Services. All budgets must be in accordance with NYC’s Health and Human Services budget policies and procedures. For more information, please review the City of New York Health and Human Services: Cost Policies and Procedures Manual at the web address below. Finally, in order for a budget to be finalized and submitted to a given funder, the organization’s Board of Directors must meet to approve the budget and document the approval in the Board minutes. When creating a realistic budget, a program looks to develop a plan to spend funds allocated for goods or services. This critical tool will help the program appropriately manage any and all finances throughout the life of the RFP. Budgets submitted to the Department for the Aging (DFTA) are reviewed to ensure that they are realistic estimates for successful service provision and accuracy. Let’s take a brief look at two of this critical tool’s major categories: Personnel Services (PS) and Other Than Personnel Services (OTPS). Budgeting for Personnel Services (PS) begins with determining the number of staff your program will need in order to successfully provide the services noted in the RFP. You must then determine which personnel service classification will be assigned to which staff member. Staff may fall into a number of classification categories, including: (1) full-time employees, i.e., individuals who work 35 hours or more per week; (2) part-time employees, i.e., individuals who work 20 hours or less per week, (3) exempt or salaried employees and/or (4) non-exempt or hourly employees. Employees who work at 21 to 34 hours per week may be considered part-time. How your staff are classified can be determined by the organization, collective bargaining process and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Once these staffing issues are decided, the program must decide on whether or not fringe benefits will be offered. A Fringe Benefit is any non-wage compensation or benefits granted to employees by employers in addition to the employee’s base salary. Benefits offered can include, but are not limited to, various insurances, paid or unpaid leave, retirement plans, discounts and tuition assistance. A program’s decision to offer Fringe Benefits to their staff is a key component of creating a realistic budget. This decision forces the program to think through what benefits they will be asking DFTA to reimburse for above and beyond an employee’s base salary. Once the decision has been made to offer fringe benefits, programs may then decide to calculate a Fringe Benefit Rate. Fringe Benefit Rates are useful in helping to manage fringe rates when developing a budget. In essence, these rates, which are percentages, help reduce the risk of non-compliance with regard to fringe rate benefits and enables the program to simplify accounting processes for these benefits. Fringe Benefit Rates are calculated by dividing the total fringe expense by the total payroll expense. Please use the previous year’s information to calculate this rate. As seen in Example 1, a Fringe Benefit Rate is calculated for an employee by taking their benefits and dividing by the wages paid to them for the hours worked on the job. Fringe Benefit Rates can also be calculated by adding the fixed dollar amounts of all benefits. In other words, programs can decide to pool benefit costs for a certain assigned group of employees and then divide this total amount by the total salaries for that assigned group. This calculation is shown in Example 2. In this example, once you have this percentage, the salary requested for each individual on a proposed budget can be multiplied by the applicable fringe benefit rate percentage to determine each individual’s specific fringe rate benefit amount. A budget’s second major category is Other Than Personnel Services (OTPS), which are expenses related to operating the program, facility, or administrative functions. Many PTPS costs are unit price driven. When crafting your budget, a program may want to consider expenses that are: (1) related to staff headcount, such as telephone, travel, office supplies, postage costs, and membership dues for professional organizations; (2) “fixed” costs that do not change on a month-to-month basis such as rent or insurance; (3)”variable” or seasonal such as utilities and telephone usage; (4) “irregular,” such as insurance payments for general liability or automobiles, which are paid out once or twice a year and/or (5) “scheduled” like rent or mortgage payments. What is most important is that you make reference to the RFP contract to ensure that the OTPs items listed on your budget are allowable and within the RFP’s scope. One key OTPS line item is related to the type of facility usage the program has. The question of whether your program rents or owns their space will impact this line item. For example, if the program rents their space, they would include the full amount on this line item. However, if the program owns its facility space, their maintenance costs would take into account other issues such as mortgage payments, certain utilities (e.g., heating oil) and other maintenance contracts and supplies. Once all PS and OTPS costs have been taken into account and the program’s budget is finalized, the next step is to identify what costs are direct and what costs are indirect. Direct costs are associated with providing direct provisions of services to the program. Examples of direct costs include a salary for a cook or case manager, or food items for home delivery meals. In contrast, indirect costs are administrative in nature. An example of an indirect cost would be a salary for a bookkeeper or Executive Director. While these costs do provide benefits to the program operation, they cannot be readily identified with a provider’s budget. Information regarding the allowable costs and methodologies for calculating the indirect/Administrative Cost can be found in the City of New York Health and Human Services: Cost Policies and Procedures Manual. Currently the RFP policies and procedures in NYC allows for a 10% de minimis rate on indirect costs. In essence, if a program’s indirect costs are 10% or below their total budget costs, the funding source will waive this cost for the program. More information about this can also be found in the Policies and Procedures Manual. The final step in this budget process is the development of a Budget Narrative. The Budget Narrative explains what the numbers in the budget spreadsheet represent and how your organization arrived at them. The narrative should state clearly and concisely where the amounts in each budget category will come from and what they will cover. All expenses should relate clearly to the project narrative and scope of the RFP contract. This concludes the Creating a Realistic Budget training module. DFTA hopes this training will be a useful tool for your program as you pursue RFP submissions to the Department for the Aging. Thank you!

How To Draw A Realistic Human Face | Juan Da Corte


hello guys welcome to my channel my name is Juan de corte and in this video of the first time I’m going to be doing a tutorial first I’m going to show you the materials that I used to make my portraits okay this is my set of colored pencil by Karen – and I bought it because Heather Mooney another youtuber that make portraits use them and recommend it all the time they are amazing this is the sharpener that I build on the car and dash store and it’s perfect for the colors I usually use the fabric a sultry pencil sharpener and this one okay this is the pencil that I used to make the sketch or the outlines at the beginning it’s called natural by Karen – okay for the paper I use this thread more colored pencil paper and I love it because the color adheres perfectly I use led the prismacolor premier colored pencil and the prismacolor markers and the Copic markers but the Copic marker doesn’t work well on it okay now I’m going to show you the erasers that I use the first one is this rubber castle eraser called perfection it’s really cool because it has this little broom so you can clean the paper with it I also use this kneaded eraser by prismacolor because it doesn’t damage the paper and I use this retractable eraser for bigger details I don’t think that you guys has been asking me about is what do I use to make the white details so I use this uniball signo pan and is your prepared but it’s not my favorite so I don’t recommend too much okay sometimes I use the Copic markers to fill the background of my drawings because it’s more easy with them another thing that I use all the time is this critical or narrow extra stuff I use it as a replacement for the black color and sometimes to make some sketches okay let’s get started a lot of you has been asking me how do you make the outlines at the beginning and the thing is that I see on my head like geometric figures they help me to create the perfect sketch because when you are watching the original picture you have to imagine that there are the geometric figures it’s not easy at the beginning but with a lot of practice you can learn with the time they will help you to make a more proportional sketch I made a tutorial in Spanish with ariana grande and you can go to my other video and see it because in that video I explained that when you’re drawing the front face the proportion are like equal so go and turn on the subtitles on that and you can learn a different technique when you’re drawing a front face I’m going to put the link on the description box okay guys so let’s talk about the colors when you select the colors for the skin you have to be very observant because the skin has colors like green and purple so to have a really nice aspect the skin have to be really well done what I do when I’m coloring a drawing it’s small circles at the beginning but really soft and use all the colors that I see on that area in a very soft way and after that with the blender I blend all the colors after using the blender I use the base color to blend all the colors the blender is a special pencil that comes with the set and is like colorless it helps you to mix all the colors and to have that smooth texture that you’re looking for one of the things that I like a lot about the current – colors is that they are not saturated because when I’m using the prismacolor premier colored pencil sometimes when you use too much of one color in one area they tend to produce some lumps and the result is not what you want so that’s why now I highly recommend to buy the current – color because they are so much better than the prismacolor premier I know that they are expensive but they worth it and if you want to have an inception ‘el result with your work you should totally buy it to do the wide details on the eyes I use the uniball signo pan it’s my favorite because it doesn’t spill on the paper and you can remove it anytime you want it just by scratching the surface now the secret when you’re drawing the lips it’s that you have to make like a lot of little curved lines because that’s what make the volume in that part okay what I mean is that when you’re drawing the lips inside you have to make like a lot of curved lines and with that you will have the volume on that space guys this is my first tutorial in English my first language is Spanish so it’s a little bit difficult to me to explain to you all the things that I do but I’ve never studied are so I’m just trying to say to you the things that I have learned practicing all this year making my own drawings one of the things that I always recommend is to learn about Anatomy because when you know what you are drawing you can do it very well for example if you’re drawing the eye you have to learn how the eye is composed you have to know about the lacrimal the pupil the iris the eyelid and how all those parts form an eye and drawing a human face is not easy at all you have to practice a lot of time to make it very well so what I recommend is to make easy cartoons for example I recommend to draw pokemons because they are composed by geometric figures and you can really easy how to make the proportions very well I read some comments and they say that it will be awesome to make a tutorial for every part of the face so a tutorial for the ISO tutorial fold a nose a tutorial for the lips so I’m gonna try to do it so you can learn more easy in that way but this is my first time doing this and I’m going to see how you guys respond to this and I hope you like it one of the things that will help me a lot with this tutorial videos will be if you guys put on the comments for this video all those questions that you have about drawings so I can answer all those questions on my next video ok let’s review for the sketch I used a HB natural pencil by Karen – and I use imaginary geometric figures to form the figure of the face of Zelena and after that I start using the colors with little circles and blending the color between them with the blender and after blend all the colors I use a base color for the skin to blend all that again you have to remember that when you’re making something coloring something the color that you think that you have in your mind is not the only color that you are going to use you can use a lot of different colors on one space because doing that will give you that textural real texture that you’re looking for to have that realistic skin tone so you have to develop the skill with the time but I know that you will do it if you practice every day another thing that a lot of you ask me all the time is how I made the hair or the eyelashes and the answer is that when you’re drawing hair or eyelashes you have to do it like really natural because if you do the lines very stiff they will look bad you have to practice a lot to make the hair look very natural the thing with the hair is that you have to make it following the way that the hair grows so you have to follow that path and go with it so it will have that natural aspect that you are looking for what I do is to push a little bit harder in the place where it grows and let it go to the am I do the eyelashes and Brow’s in the hair pushing the pencil like that in this case and in a has a straight hair on the top and I’m more free spirit hair on the bottom so both parts has their own difficulties but you can work up them in a very different way because in the top part the hair is really straight but even that part I make like three hairs to make it look more natural and in the bottom part the hairs goes whatever it one goes and to make that look you have to concentrate to you can start making lines to everywhere you have to think about that free crazy aspect to for Salinas here I use the critical or narrow extra soft cockle and I use the carne – black color and I used grey and I use white to have that smooth look I use the blender and and to make the white details on the jewelry I use the unit ball signal I hope you guys really enjoyed this type of videos and here’s my drawing on Selena yay if you want more videos like this just put it on the comment box and like I said before put on the comments the questions that you have about drawings and about whatever you want to ask I’m gonna try to make tutorials for every part of the face like I said before thank you guys for watching you are awesome and please turn on the notifications so you can see my next video on your phone or your tablet and would be awesome if you click like on the video and see you next time bye

A.D.A – Welcome to the Future

February 19, 2020 | Articles, Blog | 1 Comment

A.D.A – Welcome to the Future


Ladies and gentlemen, today we step away from
inconvenience and disconnection and take our first steps into the future. Please, allow us to introduce A.D.A, your
Adaptable Domestic Android. Gone are the days of spending hours washing
dishes, grocery shopping, filing taxes, and more. No longer will you have to dedicate your oh
so valuable time and energy to managing and maintaining. If this model does not meet your expectations,
A.D.A comes in 4 models, according to your preference. From getting the children ready for school
in the morning to cooking gourmet meals for your special guests, A.D.A is there for you. Features include: state of the art AI technology,
high strength functioning capabilities, up to 200 kilograms, and newly developed vocal
recreation technology, for the cumbersome calls you just don’t want to take. “Yes, uh-huh, no mom, I don’t have a girlfriend. Yes mom, I know you want grandchildren. Mmhmm.” No matter what, A.D.A will always be there
for you. (Glitching noises) Welcome to the future.

Mystery Fighters Arrive vs Moro!? Future Trunks and…. Dragon Ball Super Manga


Hello and welcome back all my Dragon Ball
Theorist, there has been some talk amongst the community that there could be some mysterious
fighters joining the heroes of Earth in the epic battle against
Moro and his Army. I mean Earth did have 2 whole months to prepare
and assemble to stop this villain from doing what he wants with the Universe. So who do you call? Well anyone you can with that
much time and there was some clues that fans have seen on page 6 of the Dragon Ball Super
Manga Chapter 56. At first glance when seeing the arrival of
a sleeping Buu it was easy to miss who is watching
but when we zoom in and enhance this image. We can clearly see the Pilaf Gang on the right
with a young Shu and Mai. Then front and center it appears to be none
other than Future Trunks and Mai standing right next to them. Furthermore in the very next panel Toyotarou
made sure to block out these mystery characters faces by putting Mr. Popo, Dende and Esca
in front of them. This to me screams out subtle clue with the
intentions to not make it obvious that indeed a well known fighter could be returning to
lend a hand against Moro. So lets explore what we know up to this
point and cover in detail just who these mysterious characters are. As well as some potential other allies that
could be making a surprise visit to stop Moro while Goku and Vegeta make their way
back to Earth. I think it was obvious that we were going
to have the Androids arrive since they don’t have Ki which makes them a formidable counter
to Seven-Three and Moro. So this was the expected reveal many fans
saw coming in chapter 56. Then their presence means one thing, as Gohan
asks “Are Goten and Trunks doing okay 18” Yup, they are having a blast over on monster
island. Those 2 were thrilled when they
heard they could fill in for 17 as rangers. Again we expected young Goten and Trunks who
do have a lot of potential aren’t making it just yet into the big battles. This does ensure though that this
image needs to be given some thought because it can’t be an error in drawing in what looks
like Trunk and Mai. It’s not like it could be young Trunks either
as he is on Monster Island. Well the answer to why it could be Future
Trunks is the person who is responsible for all the recruiting for this battle, is none
other than Bulma. Back in Chapter 53 when Earth had little time
to prepare to fight off Moro’s scouts. Jaco anxiously stated, “Hey Bulma, I told
you to gather up all the toughest warriors!!” Which not to her fault she didn’t have time
and only Krillin was available. Now with 2 months of preparation she likely
pulled out all the stops since Gohan and Piccolo were defeated in that chapter by Seven-Three
using Moro’s powers. Even 18 stated last chapter that Capsule Corp
is also giving her 10 million zeni to fight, as soon as we mop up here it’s pay day! One thing you can say about Bulma is she can
get things done! Her
powers of persuasion have no equal, especially if given ample time like 2 months to make
preparations. Which makes it possible that Bulma could of
arranged to visit Future Trunks and recruit him for
this battle on Earth. Now I would like to state from a writing stand
point this could complicate a story that already has a lot of fighters involved. So there would have to be some sort of pay
off and specific reason to involve Future Trunks
into this Arc. Maybe having Trunks here to help tackle Moro
will help us make a smooth transition into the next Arc that is planned. Before I get into what that could be, I want
to tackle the other mysterious fighters that could be helping our heroes. As we know when times are tough Bulma spares
no expense in bribing who she needs to get the job done. Even if it is an Angel or God of Destruction
with Food. So when everyone was sitting around trying
to figure out who could help with defending Earth. This must of created a
situation very similar to them recruiting fighters for Tournament of Power where the
Universe is on the line. In reality Moro is a threat to every living
thing in Universe 7 which means Frieza absolutely had to come up in the discussion. Like many fans reading the Manga we have wondered
when the Emperor of Evil would make his grand entrance into this Arc. I thought that Moro would of ran into Frieza
first and made him an ally before heading to Earth with his grand plan of reshaping
the Universe. That didn’t happen but there is no reason
to really not call on Frieza’s help now in the 2 month’s leading up to this battle. He showed
that he could be an ally in the tournament of power under the right conditions. I believe that Bulma can also approach Frieza
and make a good enough case to persuade him to be an ally once again. This is how it likely went down, Bulma using
a delicious dessert food tried to contact Whis during the 2 months of time they had
preparing for the upcoming battle. Whis obviously is well aware of it as
he has been observing the situation with the Angel Merus and Goku. So Whis takes the call and Bulma starts shouting
that there is this Moro guy on the way and he is going to wipe out Earth and all of
it’s precious food if you don’t come and help! Whis responds yes, I am aware of Moro and
I am currently preoccupied with Angel business so I can’t come help you at this time. Goku and Vegeta will
likely have to make it back there and you guys will have to defeat Moro on your own. A frantic Bulma screams what!! Well then can you arrange for me to talk to
Frieza? Whis ponders and says Ohhhhhh are you planning
to recruit him again? What an idea that is. Sure I can make that
happen! Whis uses his staff and looks to find Frieza. Then he opens up communication with him. Frieza!! You remember me it’s Whis! Frieza grins and says interesting why are
you contacting me now? Well I am doing it on behalf of Bulma she
has an urgent message for you from Earth. Frieza curious says fine go ahead. This is where Bulma explains to Frieza that
the Universe is in danger by this villain known as Moro the planet Eater. He is on his way to Earth in 2 months and
everyone is assembling here to stop him and we could use your help! Ho ho ho ho ho! Frieza chuckles and why should I help you? Better yet, maybe I should just stop by and
watch this Moro destroy your planet. Besides where is Goku and Vegeta? shouldn’t
you be calling them instead. Bulma tells Frieza that they are off training
because Moro defeated them easily and they aren’t strong enough to stop him! Frieza stunned in disbelief says what!! This Moro could defeat
both of them easily? Yes Bulma screams, he has powerful Magic and
drained them of all their energy so we are working on a way to fight him. Even worse Moro has an Army of powerful fighters
that is even stronger than yours! Some of his hench men defeated Gohan and Piccolo,
so if you don’t come and help you will be surely taken out by this guy. Frieza immediately realizes the gravity of
the situation, that someone who can beat Goku and Vegeta then an Army capable of defeating
Gohan and Piccolo is something he stands no chance against. He looks
at Bulma and says fine! I will agree to help you but I require you
to fulfill one promise? Bulma agrees fine what is it, you want your
hands on the Dragon Balls I suppose. Frieza says I will let you
know my terms after we defeat this Moro, how much time do I have before he arrives? Bulma says almost 2 months and Goku and Vegeta
should be here by then to help, I hope. Frieza says fine I will
arrive in 2 months and if Goku and Vegeta are training, it is obvious that I will need
to train myself and find a way to fight Moro as well. I will see you then. With this much time and Bulma doing everything
in her power to make sure Earth has enough fighters I think that Frieza is a logical
choice in this situation. I also think with a 2 month time frame
that it would give Frieza enough time to train and calculate on appropriate measures needed
to make sure he comes out on top in this encounter. I know some have a love hate relationship
for Frieza but I really enjoyed having him in the Tournament
of Power and thought he added a very needed element to that Arc. Just as important as it was to bring back
Android 17 into the main story. So it is
possible that both Android 17 and Frieza will continue being used again. Finally I want to quickly mention the one
person I expected to see get involved that oddly hasn’t been mentioned at all this entire
Arc, is the Supreme Kai. It would be impossible for the Supreme Kai
with the Old Kai to not have seen Moro on his planet eating spree. I know they probably left out the Supreme
Kai initially to set up the story with the Grand Supreme Kai but I find it kinda shocking
that the acting overseer of the Universe hasn’t put any plans into motion yet. I don’t know how Toyotarou would plan to involve
the Supreme Kai but I can’t imagine we go this entire Arc without seeing
him get involved with something that is a Universal threat. With that said I do think they are going to
slow down this story a lot. It’s possible that Goku and Vegeta might not
make it to Earth right away and then this gives a reason to bring in these
mysterious fighters like Future Trunks, Frieza and perhaps the Supreme Kai to lend a hand
against Moro’s army or hold off Moro till they arrive. Initially it seemed odd to have Future Trunks
on this panel but after some thought if this Arc is
going to go on for awhile, he could be a part of what lies ahead for the next story in the
Manga. Maybe this Galactic Patrol Arc introduced
a new Angel with Merus and intends to get all our favorite
characters in the story so we can finally prepare for an Arc we all been waiting for. An Arc that finally explores the demon realm. Hope everyone has been having a great week
and we have the new Manga chapter 57 coming out in 2 days. Now I want to hear from you, is this really
Future Trunks? Did Bulma going on a massive recruiting
spree the last 2 months and got Future Trunks or Frieza to come help? I always love to hear your thoughts and theories
in the comments below. If you enjoyed this video don’t forget to
share it and smash that like button. Also please subscribe to support the channel
and turn on that notification bell to keep those theories coming!!

What is the future of telecommunications? – a telecoms expert’s view:


I’m Peter Coppens, I’m responsible at
Colt for the Product marketing, product management, and the pricing as the Vice President [of]
product. So in the early 90s it was a time of SDH,
later ethernet came on, we were quick to jump on that opportunity. Then we added some more products, like on
the Voice side SIP trunking, but to be honest it was more of the same. The real transformation is really happening
in the last few years. It’s the whole move to higher bandwidths
and software-defined networking, and that’s really transforming. It’s transforming the skills in the company,
it’s transforming the way that customers consume our services- it’s a big change. So we see the pace of innovation still increasing. It will be the software worlds and the network
worlds are clearly converging, and that will change a lot of things for the customers,
for Colt, for everyone in the telco world. I think in the telco world we need to look
at the skills that people have and make sure that they are still future-proof.

Predicting future injuries

February 19, 2020 | Articles, Blog | No Comments

Predicting future injuries


COFFEE COSTING $6 PER BOTTLE.>>>NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT COULD PREDICT ANY FUTURE INJURIES HELPING POLICE AND FIRST RESPONDERS. THINK ABOUT HOW CRITICAL IT COULD BE IF YOU’RE A FIREFIGHTER GOING TO PUT OUT A FIRE, 50 POUNDS OF GEAR, AND I HAVE A BAD LEFT KNEE, AND YOU FAVOR THAT.>>THIS PREDICTS BEFORE YOU HAVE THAT INJURY. CARLOS IS THERE THIS MORNING TALKING ABOUT IT. GOOD MORNING, CARLOS.>>Reporter: IT’S NOT A THEORY. YOU SEE GREG FROM THE WHITESTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT, THE CHIEF, DOING EXERCISES, AND WE’LL TALK WITH HIM IN A SECOND, BUT JIM IS HERE, FORMER COLTS’ QUARTERBACK, AND GUY RUNNING PRO-TEAM TACTICAL PERFORMANCE. WHAT IS GREG DOING AND HOW DOES THIS PREDICT INJURIES?>>THE CHIEF IS GOING THROUGH THE MOVEMENT ASSESSMENT. WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DO IS SEE WHERE HE’S DEFICIENT IN AN AREA OR COMPENSATING IN AN AREA SO WE CAN TAKE THAT COMPENSATION, GIVE HIM SOME CORRECTIVE EXERCISES TO CORRECT THAT TO MAKE HIM THE BEST HE CAN BE FROM A MOVEMENT STANDPOINT.>>Reporter: GREG, HOW IS THIS HELPING YOU AS FAR AS DOING EXERCISES?>>WELL, IT HOPEFULLY PREDICTS ANY INJURIES I MIGHT HAVE. IT LOOKS AT THE OVERALL FITNESS, DEPICTS SHORTCOMINGS I HAVE, WEAKNESS, AND HELPS ME FIX THOSE.>>Reporter: YOU USE THEM RIGHT NOW WITH THE WHITESTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT? YOU HAVE FIREFIGHTERS DOING THIS RIGHT NOW?>>YES, SIR.>>Reporter: HAS IT HELPED?>>ABSOLUTELY. WE HAD FIREFIGHTERS WE HAD FIREF FHTERS WE HAD FIREF FIRERS
WE HAD FIREF FIREFS WE HAD FIREF FIREFIGHTERS OFFDUY COMING HERE GETTING BACK TO DUTY QUICKER.>>Reporter: BY THE WAY, IF YOU SEE THE EXO SKELETON OUTSIDE, THERE’S NOT TO BE MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN THE ROOM, THAT’S WHY IT’S TRYING TO READ US ALL, BUT THE KNEE IS BAD, THE SHOULDER IS BAD, AND ACCORDING TO THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS, THIS SAVES THEM MONEY, A GREAT THING, BACK TO YOU GUYS.>>GOSH, I LIKE THAT.>>I LOVE THAT.>>THANKS, CARLOS.>>IMAGINE ON A COLD MORNING, YOU GET A CALL, BEAT POLICE OVERNIGHT, YOU JUMP OUT. YOU KNOW, OKAY, MAYBE MY RIGHT KNEE IS GIVING ME TROUBLE.>>I NEED A PROCEDURE FOR GETTING OUT, OR YOUR ALARM GOES OFF AT 1:00 IN THE MORNING AND

BSU Men’s Hockey: New League Name Announced For Future Conference


GIRLS, DETROIT LAKES WITH A 17 POINT WIN. FOSSTON ALSO WINNERS TONIGHT.>>>IN COLLEGE HOCKEY NEWS, IT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT THE CENTRAL COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION WILL BE THE NEW NAME FOR THE HOCKEY LEAGUE THAT THE BEMIDJI STATE MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM ALONG WITH SIX OTHER PROMINENT NCAA DIVISION ONE HOCKEY INSTITUTIONS WILL JOIN IN THE 2021-2022 SEASON. THE FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SEVEN HOCKEY INSTITUTIONS WANTING TO EXPLORE A NEW DIVISION ONE MEN’S HOCKEY CONFERENCE CAME IN JUNE OF 2019. THE CCHA WAS ORIGINALLY HOCKEY CONFERENCE FROM 1971 TO THE 2012-2013 SEASON. THE THREE MEMBERS THAT WON’T BE PART OF THE NEW CENTRAL COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION ARE ALASKA, ALASKA ANCHORAGE AND

Ambulance Culture – We Can Build The Future

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Ambulance Culture – We Can Build The Future


>>GEMMA KNIGHT: From the moment that I walked
in to the room this morning you could feel the energy and the enthusiasm from everyone
there. The want and desire to really share our ideas,
our stories, and the power of sharing those stories, has really come across strongly throughout
the whole day.>>CLAUS MADSEN: We hope that today will be
an opportunity for us to be inspiring each other. Today is about inspiration from the outside,
inspiration from within the sector and can we then arrive at some tangible results for
things that we could do to improve the culture within our sector.>>AMANDA OATES: When you have a retributional
approach you inhibit. You actually inhibit learning, You actually inhibit compassion, You inhibit actually everything that
I think we’re in healthcare for. If I look at the old way we did things at
Mersey Care, we put all processes before our people. Now the new way at Mersey Care is, we put
all people before our processes. We look at the wider context. We look and understanding the environment
in which they operate with, and ultimately we look at supporting our people to be the
best they can be.>>SIMON NEARNEY: The new board that we put
in place, We made sure that it got
Connected to the front line Immediately. One of the priorities was around getting ourselves
out there, recruiting staff, growing our own, which has taken some years to do. We have a great apprenticeship programme. We’ve got great connections now with schools,
with colleges, with the university of Hull. So we’re all working together to say, local
people, local educational opportunities, local jobs. Believe it or not, in Hull we have a vacancy
rate for registered nurses, which is below 5%. that is quite extraordinary.>>GEMMA KNIGHT: There have been a range of powerful messages, but the ability to engage with staff and the language that we use with staff, has been
one of the strongest themes throughout all of those different discussions. So we need to go back and look at how we get
it right in our individual trusts.>>HELEN RAY: What we do not what we say Is
extraordinarily important in our culture.>>SIMON NEARNEY: The presentations have been
great. There’s lots to learn from. There’s some really good innovative practice
in the UK at this moment in time. And I think people will be taking that learning
back in to their organisations, and doing some remarkable things in their own environment.>>SPEAKERS: I think the real take home for
me, Is very much the hurt-to-healing, and not
hurt-to-hurt. And we’re doing it without probably realising. I think that what we should all take away, Is that we don’t collaborate enough, And we don’t celebrate our successes, Or talk about our failures enough with each
other.>>GEMMA KNIGHT: There is an absolute collective
want to really support and help each other on our individual cultural journeys. And I don’t think that this is going to
be a one off. I think this is the first day in a real cultural
movement for us as a collective ambulance sector.>>CLAUS MADSEN: This conference today on culture
across the ambulance sector is not going to be a stand alone thing. We are bringing the outcome from today to
a workshop with senior executives from across the sector and from that we’re going to
be identifying what should be national pieces of work that we need to carry on with, and
work together as a collective across the sector to improve the culture. And I think it’s important that no ambulance
service will have to be alone on this journey, We’ll do this together.

Fun Facts About Ariel! How Many Do You Know? | Disney Princess


– Ariel has six sisters,
can you name them all? – Hmmm. (happy music) – Hi everyone, welcome to
Dream Big Princess Club. I’m Sage. – And I’m Kaitlin. Today we’re gonna be
talking about some fun facts that you might not have known
about Ariel and her world. – So Ariel grew up in
the Mediterranean right? – [Kaitlin] Yes. – [Sage] And that was ruled
by her father King Triton. – [Kaitlin] Yep that’s
what makes her a princess. – So what would you do if you lived in an underwater kingdom? – I don’t know, I think I’d
be just playing with fishes. Just exploring the underwater world. – That would be cool. – What would you do? – I would probably be kind of, maybe not playing with the sharks – [Kaitlin] (laughs) – And it would be really cool
to be breathing underwater and having a little tail. – Oh yeah. ♪Life under the sea is better ♪ ♪ than anything they got up there. ♪ – Also did you know
that Price Eric’s palace is somewhere in Italy? And it’s so warm and sunny. It would be great for a mermaid who’s just been in the sea all her life. – Pretty cold in the sea huh? – Yeah, it’d be so cool to see
the sand for the first time. Especially in Italy. – Especially in Italy. And to see a castle like
right in front of you when you pop your head out. – You know Eric, perhaps
our young guest might enjoy seeing some of the sights of the kingdom. – Did you know that Ariel’s
grotto was designed to be like a teenager’s bedroom
with all her treasures in it? – That’s so cool. What would you put in that bedroom? – I’d probably collect seashells and have like a seashell bed and a couch that has a
seashell that can open. – For mine I think I would
have like a sea foam bed. Like just collect all the sea foam and just lay on it, very comfortable. Ariel has six sisters. Can you name them all? – You start. – Okay, Attina, Adella, Arista. – Andrina, Alana, Aquata. – Yay! Do you remember
the scene when Ariel comes down in her dress to see the Prince? That scene was actually
inspired by Cinderella’s scene. – Really? – [Kaitlin] When the Prince’s jaw drops because it’s so beautiful. – [Grimsby] Isn’t she a vision? – You look wonderful. – Come, come, come you must be famished, let me help you my dear. – Remember when she
was wearing this dress? – Oh yeah. – [Sage] This dress was really similar to some of the previous
princesses before hers dress. Like Aurora’s and Cinderella’s. – [Kaitlin] That is so cool. – [Sage] Yeah. – Did you know that Ariel’s wedding dress, you know with the sea foam trim? – [Sage] Yeah. – [Kaitlin] It could be a reference to Ariel’s love for the ocean. – She’ll always have a heart for the sea. – Ariel, in love? – Also in Ariel’s time there
weren’t really any cars or planes so people were
really into sailing. And since Ariel spent
so much time in the sea we think she’d be a really great sailor. – She would be really good at directions. Also around Ariel’s time a lot of women were getting into math and science. – [Sage] Oh yeah! – [Kaitlin] So I think Ariel
would be a great scientist because she’s so curious
about the world around her. – [Sage] Oh yeah definitely. – Oh my gosh, oh my gosh! Have you ever seen anything so wonderful in your entire life?! – Wow, cool! – That’s all the fun facts for today. Thank you so much for watching. Let us know about the next
princess you wanna hear about. – Bye! – Bye! (happy music)