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Robert Ivy Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Ivy is the current chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects. During his tenure as the top administrator of this organization, he has developed it into a well known entity that reaches out to architects all over the world. He has helped grow its presence worldwide which has given the organization more of an international presence rather than one exclusively for the United States. In a recent announcement, Robert Ivy was given the Lifetime Achievement Award which provides him with recognition as a top professional in the field of architecture. With this award, Robert has added yet another notable accomplishment during his career.By winning this honor from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letter, Robert Ivy became the first architect to ever win the Polk Award.

As the winner of this award, Robert has also joined a list of well known individuals from Mississippi who have gotten this recognition in the past.Today, Ivy joins the likes of individuals such as actor Morgan Freeman, writer Shelby Foote and the artist Walter Anderson. The Lifetime Achievement Award recently won by Robert provides recognition for those who have put together a body of work that has made valuable contributions to the creation, performance and support of art. A number of people who know Robert Ivy have expressed their satisfaction with him wining the award. They have said that Robert has proven to be a worthy ambassador to the field of architecture according to the President of the American Institute of Architects Carl Elefante. He said that Ivy winning this award is the crowning achievement of his career.

Elefante is very happy that one of his colleagues has recently received this high honor. The career of Robert Ivy spans over two decades. During this time, Robert has spent time as an author, editor and also the head of the American Institute of Architects. He graduated with a master’s degree in architecture which provided him with knowledge about this field. At the beginning of his career, Robert wrote a number of articles about architecture related topics. He would then become a chief editor for some of the top publications in the industry. Then he would reach the pinnacle of his career by being named the head of the American Institute of Architects.

The GreenSky Credit’s Success Story

This is a financial technology company that is situated in the United States of America. It’s located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its co-founder is David Zalik. Zalik is still the current CEO of the GreenSky Credit. The company offers home improvement loans that range up to $65,000. The loans that are provided are via a network of bank partners and contractors. GreenSky Credit takes all the risks involved. Most customers don’t pay any interest due to the zero-promotional periods that mostly last between 6 to 60 months. Recently, the company started offering loans and financing to dentists, doctors and veterinary professionals. In latest valuations, GreenSky credit has offered over $8 billion, and now they are targeting $1 trillion. David Zalik, founded the company when he was still very young. He argues that all young entrepreneurs should know what they want to set up by the time they are 20 years of age.

An entrepreneur can’t fit in all roles. Instead, one should identify own strengths and weaknesses. What you can’t accomplish alone it’s advisable to hire talent to help you achieve the objective. When an entrepreneur approaches 30 years of age, they should have the confidence to approach and face all the challenges without hesitating. Grab all the opportunities that you come across and utilize them to take you to the next level of your career. Zalik was courageous enough to start up GreenSky Credit without knowing whether the company would be successful.

Zalik was open to ideas. He tested them one by one. Most of them failed but some prospered. He insisted that it’s crucial for an entrepreneur to find own passion. However, recognising ones passion is a journey that involves taking a step by step. The moment you understand your passion, that’s the first step that you make in venturing into your career. Zalik says that most people don’t know what to do. It’s not bad; it’s acceptable. If you don’t have a passion for anything, you have another option of finding an industry that fascinates you. After identifying the sector, work towards it. Take your time and learn everything about it. Don’t hesitate to learn as much as you can. This is crucial because knowledge is power.

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