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  • Work From Home Videoconferencing Tips from Zoom.

    Hi All — Zoom has a helpful list of tips for effective use of virtual backgrounds at this link:

    https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/210707503-Virtual-Background

    Among other helpful tips, Zoom gives links for 3 sites offering royalty-free (or nearly free) images and videos to use as backgrounds:

    https://www.pexels.com/

    https://unsplash.com/

    https://pixabay.com/

    I have not yet evaluated these sites, but I plan to do so in the next few days and will report back on my findings next week during our virtual sessions on "The IvyLife Quad."

    Thanks & Best,

    Chris

    Virtual Background
    Overview The virtual background feature allows you to display an image or video as your background during a Zoom Meeting. This feature works best wit…
  • Fellow IvyLifers — during this crisis when most of us are working from home, I hope you will find these 3 IvyLife WFH Commandments useful!

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  • I'm also adding an image of Diane DiResta's Baseball Card (great job Diane!):

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  •  Looks great Scott — all I would suggest to you and other IvyLife members is that you use the "Image" icon on our editing menu (the one that looks like a mountain range) to upload a JPEG image of your Baseball Card.

    Using Scott's card as an example it looks like this:

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  • Here is my baseball card.

    Scott Gingold 2020 Baseball Card_Final.pdf

    https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/4055025454?profile=original
  • Diane DiResta Baseball Card.docx

    Here is my baseball card.

    https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3938018409?profile=original
  • Hi All — It's nearly Spring — not to mention the first Springtime of a brand new decade.  So I made a "Baseball Card" to share some basic information about who I am professionally.  

    CLICK HERE or the image below to view my "Baseball Card" in MS Word format:

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    And please use my Baseball Card as a template to write your own!

    We'll be using these Baseball Cards in our networking meetings this Spring — so I look forward to seeing yours.

    All the Best,

    Chris Colvin

    Founder, IvyLife

    https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3936077667?profile=original
  • Happy Thanksgiving weekend to all the IvyLifers and their families!

    I would like to pass along to the members an offer from a friend of mine to attend a worthwhile event Monday night in Manhattan - One Million Future Leaders . The underlying organization is

    One Million For One Billion or 1M1B, is ACTIVATING 1 million young leaders - aged 14-18 - to uplift 1 billion people out of poverty by 2030.

    You can get more info (including a video) and register here (the event is free): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-million-future-leaders-december-20...

    If you go, please let me know and I'll tell the friend who connected me in the first place.

    Thanks,

    Victor

    One Million Future Leaders December 2019
    "These young people do more in 6 months than most people do in a lifetime" - Manav Subodh, Founder 1M1B You will interact with the next generation of…
  • Hi - I need a referral for a lawyer who is familiar with Virgin Islands law, and in particular Homeowners Association provisions. Any suggestions?

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