Sadly, experiences like hers are routine in this business. It goes with the territory when you’re flying in the 21st century. And while I do hear some positive stories about airline service from time to time, it’s the complaints that lead to the airline industry’s dismal rating.
Jamie Beaton, 21 and Sharndr Kushor, 22, have just closed a $39.5 million capital raising for the global online education business they started on Facebook and Skype. And they looking to expand their reach even further.It all started when a teenaged Mr Beaton, whois academically gifted, realised that there was not enough support out there for kids who wanted to get into the world top universities.While the King School, Auckland graduate managed to get into all of the institutions he applied for Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Cambridge some of his gifted classmates were not so lucky.Along with Ms Kushor, he set about finding a solution for kids who wanted to get into Ivy League schools.Thus was born Crimson, an online tutoring and mentoring company that boasts an impressive success rate and has more than 20,000 students on its books.With a focus on arming students with the knowledge, skills and strategies to nail their applications, Crimson success rests largely on its network of high level, paid mentors.have everything from gold medallists in the Maths Olympiad to people that have won the world debating championship at both high school and university level, all the way through to former deans of business schools, Mr Beaton said.put a lot of emphasis on attracting that top tier of mentor, sourced from all of the world top universities along with companies like Goldman Sachs, Facebook, Google, Amazon, people who have interned at the UN and the White House.think I had about $40 in my bank account at the time, so we basically used Facebook as an initial way to reach out to students, Mr Beaton said.just graduated and had a great reputation my high school in New Zealand they were very helpful with connecting us with students for that first class . Going through high school, I participated in a lot of academic competitions so I had a good crowd of high achieving students and I was able to bring them in to the common goal of a better education for students through this online delivery process.
Don have time is a cop out. As you shift your energy in these ways, your efficiency and productivity improves exponentially. As a runner, a favorite quote of mine to keep me in check is from a Nike ad reminding us: busier than you is running right now.