Richard Busby. Founder, Broadskilling.com
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Richard Busby, has a M.S., in Instructional Design and Development. He is PMO Director, at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. And he is the Founder, Broadskilling.com.
Richard developed system architecture training at a large consulting firm for 15 years before transitioning to education administration in 2008. He developed Broadskilling in 2018 to enable students to have a career plan to be relevant in the future of work.
Most importantly, Richard is a father. He is also a life member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for Psychology.
In His Own Words
Sam! I have a story for you about mathematics and financial literacy.
I went to the deli counter Saturday. I requested 3/4 lb. of lunchmeat. The young person (early 20s) placed 0.34 lbs. of sliced meat on the scale, then asked, “Will that be all?”
Stunned (that they equated 3/4 with 0.34) I suggested, “why not make it a full pound?” The person then sliced more meat, resulting in 1.5 Lbs on the scale.
At this point, I’m thinking, “I’ll just freeze part of that… and end this transaction.”
Bottom line: You are doing important work! This person most likely graduated from high school in suburban Chicagoland. Anyhow, I thought of you as I reflected on the event.
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