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5 Websites to Help You Stay on Top of Business

Get Smart: Stay in Mental Shape With These Great Websites

You’re never too old to stop learning, particularly in today’s increasingly challenging business world. Any skill you can add to your repertoire can instantly make you more valuable, and ultimately, may help you climb the corporate ladder faster than others.

But did you know that you can sharpen your business skills online? That’s right — in fact, there are many websites that offer comprehensive tutorials for business professionals, including:

1. Lynda.com

Lynda.com has provided online training to more than 4 million people to date, and perhaps it’s easy to understand why. This website offers business, creative and technology tutorials that can help a novice become an expert in myriad areas.

Today, Lynda offers 4,118 video courses, and these classes are designed for students of all skill levels. And as a result, you should have no trouble enrolling in courses that will allow you to build your skill set quickly.

2. Skillshare

A learning website for creators, Skillshare features video lessons, online classes and much more. This site even gives you the opportunity to start your own class so you can share your skills with others.

Skillshare provides a one-of-a-kind learning experience, making it a viable option for Millennials who are just getting started in the business world or Baby Boomers who want to get up to date on various topics. At Skillshare, anyone can teach and learn, ensuring the site offers ample support to students of all ages.

3. Khan Academy

Learn anything — literally — at Khan Academy, a website that allows students to study at their own pace. This site features free online courses and over 100,000 interactive exercises that empower visitors to become experts in numerous subjects.

Whether you’re looking to sharpen your math skills or study computer programming, Khan Academy makes it simple to start learning about a new topic immediately. And as a not-for-profit site, you’ll never have to worry about ads, subscription fees or any other educational expenses.

4. Coursera

Enjoy free online courses from some of the world’s top universities at Coursera. This website partners with many globally recognized schools to offer first-rate courses to students any time, anywhere.

More than 16 million learners are already using Coursera, as this site offers an extensive course catalog. Furthermore, Coursera boasts short interactive quizzes, video lectures and other top-notch educational materials you might not find on any other site.

5. EdX

Like Coursera, EdX provides access to online courses from many top universities. However, EdX uses an open source platform that enables educators and technologists to contribute new features at any time.

EdX is a rapidly growing site as well. It currently has a community of over 5 million learners worldwide and provides quick, easy access to courses from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and other leading universities.

ZBest Worldwide: A smart choice for any business traveler

As a business professional, time is of the essence. You cannot afford to waste a moment, but getting from Point A to Point B often costs you both time and money.

For example, traffic and weather issues may force significant travel delays. And as a result, you could fall behind on your work.

No one wants to play catch-up, particularly when it comes time to complete a heavy workload. Fortunately, you can minimize the risk of travel delays by booking ground transportation reservations with a world-class car service — ZBest Worldwide.

At ZBest, friendly, professionally trained chauffeurs take the guesswork out of ground transportation. These chauffeurs will pick you up on schedule and ensure you reach your final destination on time.

Plus, ZBest allows you to focus on your work rather than your travel. With this car service, you can sit back and relax in a comfortable, stylish vehicle while one of ZBest’s top-notch chauffeurs takes you wherever you need to go.

And let’s not forget about ZBest’s superb reputation, either. For over two decades, ZBest has offered outstanding customer service to its clientele and continues to find new ways to ensure its customers get the support they deserve day after day.

Customers frequently enjoy their travel experiences with ZBest too — just consider some of the recent ZBest customer reviews published on Yelp:

“Beautiful, clean car. Punctual, courteous, extremely professional and safe driver. What more can you ask for? From the very beginning to the very end, dealing with Kevin (the chauffeur) was a pleasure.” — Barbara L., Old Bridge, New Jersey

“ZBest Limo’s pricing is competitive. It makes the decision to take a car service rather than drive and park a no-brainer. If you want to start your vacation without the stress and hassle of the drive to the airport, do yourself a favor and book ZBest Limo.” — Debbie M., Old Bridge, New Jersey

“As soon as you see the luxurious Mercedes S550 in the distance, you can already tell that it is taken care of by an owner who values his property immensely. … [This] limo service is fantastic.” — Artem P., Lawrence Township, New Jersey

Treat yourself to wonderful ground transportation with ZBest — you’ll be happy you did! This car service will ensure you can travel quickly, safely and comfortably 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Choose ZBest, and you can enjoy a memorable ground transportation experience. This car service consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty, ensuring you’ll receive amazing support at all times.

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George Rains
Executive Vice President of Global Operations at ZBest Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation Services.