Court rulings, though indirectly, act as a legal precedent in interpretation of future maters. This remarkably applies if the verdict came from a court of higher standing like the Supreme Court. The American society suffered under such consequences in the infamous 2010 Supreme Court ruling in the matter of Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission. It stemmed from a 2008 Federal Election Commission’s decision barring Citizens United from airing a 90 minute purported film based on Hilary. It was observed by the commission that the video was purely a campaigning advert targeting to tarnish the image of one of the candidates. Even though their efforts got limited, this didn’t deter them from concealing the primary source of fund for the film though the federal law at that time deemed this as mandatory. The Supreme Court’s ruling was phenomenal, bringing in a profound shift in matters of free speech.
Previously discreet and silent advertisers suddenly started coming up with numerous television and radio advertisement during the campaign season. Most purely based on the precedent of the previous court ruling that donors don’t necessarily have to take personal responsibility. A great political debate ensued that lead to combined efforts towards overturning the adverse effect of the Citizen’s ruling considering the negative reception to the verdict. This led to the formation of End Citizens United at the beginning of March 2015 that established its headquarters in Washington, DC. The primary role of the organization is to dilute and end the ramifications brought about by the Citizens United ruling.
Funding mostly concentrates on grassroots sources to remove the heavy reliance on heavy corporate involvement. Also, they focus on Democratic candidates that are interested in ending the effects of the ruling on the political environment. The strategical application of different policies to counteract the Citizens United ruling is twofold. Create massive support for those political candidates interested in the initiative and then direct necessary effort in overturning the verdict. End Citizens United mainly utilizes the digital platform to acquire funds. The leadership team consists of people who have amassed great political experience mostly in the Democratic Party and in other territories. End Citizens United has over 380,000 grassroots donor base and is increasingly building on its staff quantity. The primary role of the organization is to pledge support for those people who are going for political office and are not interested in getting funded by large corporations.
Shopping, especially during the holidays, can be challenging. It is also difficult to obtain a gift, which will excite every person. Despite the hardships, research suggests that giving is worthwhile. New studies show that giving is not only beneficial to recipients but also to the giver. It improves the health of the giver as well as the happiness. Additionally, it strengthens togetherness of the entire community. The good news, giving involves much more than just shopping. According to research, volunteering and charity donations accrue similar benefits. Here are some why you should more often.
Benefits of Giving
In a study at Harvard Business School under professor Michael Norton in 2008, the research showed that offering some cash to another person uplifted the giver happiness more as compared to spending the money on himself or herself. Sonja Lyubomirsky, who is a psychology professor and happiness expert, found similar results after she had asked people to carry out kindness acts every week for in six weeks. Jorge Moll and his colleagues in the National Institute of Health carried out a similar study in 2006. They discovered that when a person donates to a charity, the act activates the part of the brain, which initiates trust, pleasure, and social connection. Giving leads to happiness (Twitter). Additionally, scientists believe that altruism causes the brain to release endorphins, which further produces a positive feeling for the helper.
Background of Jorge Moll
Jorge Moll is a graduate with Medicine degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He graduated in the year 1994. He went further with his studies and completed the medical residence in Neurology at Federal University in 1998. In 2004, Jorge had his Ph.D. in Experimental Pathophysiology in Sao Paulo University Medical School. He is the founder and the president of the D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), which is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moll is a senior lecturer at the institute. He also heads the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit and the Neuroinformatics Workgroup. Moll has obtained various awards and distinctions including the Research Fellow NIH award for the years 2004 to 2007 and the Visiting Scholar Award from Stanford University in 2015 among others.
Perry Mandera has over 30 years in the trucking industry and has definitely set the standard for the industry, too. He first began driving a truck while being a reservist in the U.S.M.C. At 23 years old, he started his own trucking company and sold it 5 years later. That next year,1986, Perry Mandera founded The Custom Companies, Inc., out of Northlake, Illinois. His company was the first to give customers full transportation services. He started the company on one basic principle, “One Call Does It All.” Perry Mandera’s goal was to give customers’ truckload, LTL, airfreights, and local cartage services all in one. Through offering all that over the last 25 years, the company has become known as an industry leader by providing their clients with world class service in all forms of transportation. As the company’s president, he’s involved with the day to day run down of the whole company. The company has over 350 employees in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Perry Mandera sets high goals at The Custom Companies, Inc. Perry Mandera asserts that the company remains steadfast in giving their clients a personal approach, with the foundation of offering world class service across the board.
On top of transportation, Perry Mandera also added warehousing and distribution to his company’s repertoire. The warehousing division has a wide range of variety including sorting, labeling, routing, and separation. The company upholds 33 major- market distribution hubs and over 350 power units across the nation. The company’s fleet is privately owned and is furnished with the most up to date vehicle satellite tracking system.
Perry Mandera isn’t only a philanthropist, but he’s very active in the community as well. He endorses many local and national charities like the Chicago Anti- Hunger Federation, AIDS research, and Special Olympics. After Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast, he sent 40 truckloads of water, food, and other supplies to those in need in the disaster area. He’s also supported Olympic boxers and been a sports coach for kids. He even started a non- profit organization to help children in need, called Custom Cares Charities, Inc (http://www.customcares.com/charities.html).
William Saito was born in March of 1971, in Los Angeles California, the youngest of three children. His parents immigrated to the United States two years before he was born. Saito is best known for his ventures in cyber technology and in the business world.
During his time at the University of California, William Saito developed an I/O software that could display Japanese characters in software written in English, as well as offered a fingerprint recognition software. In 2004 this I/O software was acquired by Microsoft. This acquisition ignited his move into business and technology. After graduating from college Saito moved to Japan and became a venture capitalist, investing in several Japanese start-ups. In 2011 he was even named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
Between the years of 2011 and 2017 William Saito held many different positions, including being on the National Diet committee investigating the Fukushima nuclear disaster which occurred after the earthquake and tsunami devastated the area. Saito was also the top adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on cyber-security issues. He held several adviser positions thought out the years, including one to the Cabinet Office and to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, as well as a strategic adviser to the Japan Airlines.
As an adviser Saito focused on many aspects of a business. He gained skills in inter- governmental affairs as well as political affairs. He also strengthened his communication and interpersonal skills. In 2015 he was chosen as one of 100 Most influential People Japan y Nikkei Business. In addition, in 2016 Saito was awarded the Medal of Honor for exemplary service and contributions to the people of Japan.
His longest venture continues to be as Chief Technology Officer of Intecur. The company is a Tokyo-based consultancy which was founded to help clients in the public and private sector with generating effective IT strategies for today’s ever changing environment. His expertise includes many fields of IT such as network security, computer security, cloud computing and cyber security.
With such an exemplary background and wealth of experience William Saito will surely continue to excel in his field, in years to come.
Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is a political story that helps readers connect with the issues going on in the world. Sean Penn wrote the book to give people a glimpse into different things that go on for others. He wanted everyone to get a chance at a better experience and wanted to make sure politics were important to people so they could choose positive options. No matter the issues people faced, they could connect with Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff because of the way Sean Penn wrote the book. It’s his goal of giving that allows Sean Penn the chance to try things that will keep getting better. No matter the issues people faced, Sean Penn wanted them to relate. He also wanted to show people he could connect with them on the things that were going on.
Even though Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is different from some of the other books people are used to reading, Sean Penn knew it would make sense for most people. Sean Penn learned about things he could do and things that would give people the right opportunity. As long as Sean Penn knew how to give back, he was confident in the skills he had. It was his ability to direct and produce that allowed him to see what he could do as a writer. He liked being creative and wasn’t afraid to use his artistic talents in different ways. Sean Penn always tries showing people they can experience more while they’re reading his books.
Similar to the way Sean Penn created movies and even worked as an actor, he focused on the impact he could have on other people. It was his goal that gave him a chance at a positive future. There were things that made sense for him and things that allowed him to see what could happen in different situations. Thanks to his experience working on movies, Sean Penn learned about the things that were going on and the things that were happening to the readers.
From commercial projects to residential buildings, Boraie Development has committed to birth something that will ensure your building is outstanding and as a result, it will attract tenants, financial partners, investors and even residents. Alongside their own capital, they also make use of the private capital sources like the established commercial banks to fund their projects up to completion. They basically commit their capital and reliability in each project and this could be the reason why it has become one of the best developers in New Jersey which has become the favorite of many.
Boraie Development has been on the market for 3 decades and therefore their experience is unassailable. They are committed to property management after they have finished the project which includes undertaking building improvements. One of its latest projects is the residential high rise tower in Newark which has 21 stories, and 169 rental rooms. The residential building is commonly called Shaq Towers, named after the former NBA superstar Mr. Shaquille O’Neal who has collaborated with Boraie Development to see the completion of the tower. You can visit crunchbase.com for more info.
Sam Boraie, the Vice President of Boraie Development, emphasizes the need for public and private sectors coming together to bring developments and progresses in their home cities and towns. The development of Shaq Towers was also made successful by the partnership that was provided by the city as the public entity. From all the guests who attended the inauguration of the Tower from the governor to Shaq, they emphasized on the need of Private-public developments in New Jersey. According to O’Neal, Boraie Development is the Kobe Bryant of Development and his partnership with them comes as a result of the love for his home city since he has been born and grown in the city.
By the end of the year, Sam Boraie says that the building will be completed and it will offer the luxurious feel yet it will be affordable in cost. Boraie Development in partnership with Shaq also has plans of building a 35-story project still in Newark but this one will be at the core of the city at McCarter Highway. It will carry an investment of $150 million and will have 350 units, its plans are underway. Boraie Development believes this is the right time to make Newark grow even though it has not seen such developments in the last 50 years. The mayor of the city Ras Baraka is the man behind connecting all the partners together to enable the whole projects are running. For more details you can visit boraie.com
The Globe of Honour is an award given by the British government’s chief workplace safety enforcement agency, the British Safety Council and it’s given to companies who have gone above and beyond expectations to keep their facilities safe. The most recent recipient of this award was OSI Group in 2016. OSI Group runs meat processing plants, some of the more dangerous places to work due to often using sharp cutting tools and burning certain fuel for heating and refrigeration. But the company has had among the fewest reported accidents and has invested in more green technology. OSI’s executives were proud to receive the award and pledged to continue their commitment to safety not only in the UK but around the world.
OSI Group is not only one of the world’s largest meat processing and shipping companies, it’s also one of the oldest with a history that dates back to 1909. It was in that year that German immigrant, Otto Kolschowsky who moved to Chicago decided to run a butcher shop business. The business stayed in his family for more than 60 years, and it was the first to become an official partner of McDonald’s restaurants under the name Otto & Sons. It was eventually sold to a former investment banker named Sheldon Lavin, and he and his partner David McDonald renamed Otto & Sons to OSI Group and began its worldwide growth phase. Today OSI Group runs in the USA, Canada and 15 other countries and has over 50 operating plants. The company ranks 10th in largest meat companies behind others like Perdue and Tyson Foods.
OSI Group has both made-to-order meat entrees and raw meats that are sold to supermarkets. But they also have added more baked items, vegetable specialties, fruits and other side snacks to their overall inventory. McDonald’s has been the longest running partner of OSI Group, but they’ve also had meats supplied to Subway restaurants, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s, Starbucks and KFC. Other joint ventures and subsidiaries OSI has started over the years include Select Ready Foods, OSI Europe, OSI China, K&K Foods, Fair Oaks Farms and GenOSI. They have been ranked among some of the best companies to work for not only because they’ve offered good compensation, but also for having an open door between upper management and lower management. Their executives say that they don’t tend to think of themselves as a corporation run at the top as much as a large team that works together.
Glen Wakemen has never been someone to hide what he has learned, and, in fact, he has always shared his experience and knowledge with others. The truth is that he has made a business out of doing so through his company LaunchPad Holdings LLC. where he mentors and provides information to early-stage entrepreneurs who need a guiding hand (Crunchbase). As an entrepreneur and investor, himself, he has been a large part of many successful endeavors and businesses who has tirelessly given his own time and energy to help others find success. As an idea man, he forces himself to explain his ideas to others, which means he must think through the steps needed to make them a reality. He has learned that not every idea he has is a good one and that by talking about them, he can learn about the weaknesses and strengths of any single idea.
Glen Wakeman studied at the University of Scranton where he received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Finance and Economics, and after getting out in the real world where he gained some work experience, he went back to school at the University of Chicago and earned his MBA in Finance. After this, he got hired on with GE Capital and soon headed up its Latin America operation as its Chief Executive Officer. While working with GE Capital, Glen learned how to help build a number of small businesses, and he worked for the company in many different capacities, which taught him the many different aspects of running a business in today’s world.
Glen Wakeman feels that one of his best qualities which has enabled his success is his natural curiosity. He has found that this ability of his allows him to persevere and continue to look for answers where many other entrepreneurs would have given up. By trying to find out about the true nature of how something works, he is able to understand it on a deeper level, and this has given him the edge he needs. Looking back, Glen Wakeman has stated that if he could do it all over, he would stay in touch with more of the people that he has met along the way, because connections are everything in the world of business.
Jason Hope is a capitalist, visionary, donor and businessman based in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has a strong passion in philanthropy and technology. Jason graduated with a bachelor’s in Finance and an MBA from Arizona State University and the college’s W.P Carey School of Business respectively. His career kicked off when he founded a mobile communications firm. Presently, he centers on donations, investing in upcoming ventures and biotechnology. Jason donated $500,000 to SENS foundation, to support research of rejuvenation bio-technologies and support SEN’s mission of slowing down the aging process and hence prevent age-related diseases.
Audrey De Grey is the chief science officer and leader of SEN foundation. He has a passion for reversing aging and has personally contributed $10 million to the organization. Audrey’s work motivated Jason Hope’s donation, and he endorsed SENS foundations strategy to fight diseases like Alzheimers and diabetes. Audrey stated that the donation would be used in the research for prevention of hardening of the artery which triggers high blood pressure.
Jason Hope envisions how technology will overtake the world and how in the years to come, everything will be interconnected (Internet of Things). It is a technological concept that looks at how devices connected to the internet communicate with each other and with human users. He predicted four things for the Internet of Things in 2016: IoT will become a widely known name, businesses will be more embracive in using information provided by IoT, the rise of electronics with sensors created on paper-thin devices and Healthcare and manufacturing industries will be the most adopter of IoT devices.
During an interview with IdeaMensch, Jason talks about how he supports ideas by giving young students grants. In his opinion, the future of technology critically depends on these ideas. He is an up-to-date person and brings to life his ideas by talking to people about them and receiving feedback. Jason Hope is his own greatest motivator and firmly believes in the anti-aging medicine being researched on by SENS. He likes to focus on one project at a time, so he cannot lose track of the main project, which is the overall goal. He believes in ‘working on ideas now’, that is becoming a doer and not a dreamer.
Jason Hope, through his website, offers a platform where entrepreneurs can submit their ideas. He picks an interesting idea, then offers a grant to bring life to it. He is interested mostly in ideas in healthcare and technology that can be able to improve the lives of people all over the world, thus empowering the society at large.
For a long-term success in fitness and health, it is important to support the dietary and hormone changes that come. The healing process in the body is important and Dr. Johanan Rand knows how to augment the blood circulation in the body. According to Dr. Johanan Rand, one would enjoy a greater impact from the dietary changes if the hormone levels are taken back to their earlier days in life. The hormonal and dietary changes would have better effects if they are augmented using physical therapy. Rand says that the aging adults should increase their energy levels in the body and reduce fatigue is they are on a properly designed program.
Dr. Johanan knows that the energy levels in the body can be affected by the postural alignment. From the bioidentical hormone knowledge that Dr. Rand has, he says that physical exercises are important in improving the strength and flexibility of specific muscle groups. He notes that these muscles shouldn’t work in a strenuous way to have a resting position intact. Doctor Rand is known to advise people on how physical exercises could correct movement habits, specific holding patterns and also contribute to stress and fatigue reduction.
For people who live a healthy life, aging can really confuse them. Some of the changes the body experiences are what most people are not ready to receive. The emotional impact of this condition affects the overall health in a detrimental way. Once the underlying factors causing the unhealthy condition are eliminated, symptoms will definitely be cleared. With this in mind, Dr. Rand developed some techniques and approaches that treat the conditions that looked quite terrible and hard to treat.
Most people today know Dr. Johanan Rand as the president and founder of the Healthy Aging Medical Centers. The facility is located in New Jersey at a place called West Orange. He is one of the medical specialists who has been licensed and certified to practice medicine. He has a profound professional background and training that help him to shed more insights and experience in his medical career. Dr. Rand attended the College of Medicine at Howard University and proceeded with his internship at the Medical Center of St. Barnabas.