Jorge Moll Explores the Science of Giving

Holiday shopping can be a pretty scary experience. However, researchers have confirmed that braving the stores is worthwhile. New studies show that there are benefits to giving for both the givers and receivers. The advantages include enhanced happiness and health and the strengthening of the community.

 

Dr. Jorge Moll has been researching the science of giving and morality and continues his work with other trusted scientists who have explored the benefits of giving to charitable organizations (http://www.diasdacruz.org.br/tag/dr-jorge-moll-neto/). Moll’s Ph.D. dissertation on moral judgment and sensitivity has also been referred to in the ongoing exploration the brain’s tendency to function better when doing good deeds.

 

Moll and other psychological professionals also assert that shopping or spending money is not the only way to get the benefits of giving. Researchers have also found that volunteering time to help those who are less fortunate can improve the volunteer’s health as well. Here are more of the ways that giving is good for the community’s health.

 

Harvard Business School professor Michael Norton conducted a study with his colleagues in 2008 that further proves that giving actually makes us happy. People who gave money to others found that they felt better than they would have if they had kept the money to spend on themselves. This even applied to participants who predicted that they would be happy if they kept the money. The University of California Riverside psychology professor and happiness expert Sonja Lyubomirsky also saw these same types of results when she asked participants to perform five kind acts a week for six weeks.

 

There is also proof that good feelings or biological. In a study conducted in 2006, Moll and his fellow professionals at the National Institutes of Health discovered that when people donate to charities, the section of the brain that is activated by social connection, trust or pleasure is activated. Endorphins are also induced in the brain, and this is commonly referred to as the “helper’s high.”

 

Finally, it’s important to keep in mind that giving can also be good for our physical health. Lots of research has been connected to various forms of generosity for improved health, even with people who are elderly or ill. Author Stephen Post, who wrote the book Why Good Things Happen to Good People, says that giving has improved the health of people who are suffering from chronic conditions like multiple sclerosis and HIV. This suggests that giving to others on a consistent basis can improve the condition of the body and mind.

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How Sheldon Lavin Expanded OSI Group With Commitment To Green Innovation

For a food processing company that has an impressive history, finding a CEO that devices innovative strategies for growth is the best thing that can ever happen. This is the reason Sheldon Lavin and OSI group are just the perfect match. His leadership skills have enabled the company to over major challenges, and become one of the biggest companies in the food processing industry.

The exponential growth

In 1955, OSI Group was chose as the first supplier of hamburgers to McDonalds. This is when the exponential growth started. They decided to open special branches that specifically served McDonalds. However, things did not pick up momentarily until Sheldon Lavin came on board in the 1970s. At that time, he was just a partner to the two brothers that initially owned the establishment. However, he was quick to assert himself as a growth minded person, and that is how he made his way to the top. The poultry operations to various continents were started with the dawn of the millennium.

Venturing into Canada, Germany and UK

In 2014, OSI under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin established a joint venture with Pickstock in the UK. This is when the group started to supply its beef products throughout Europe. On the other hand, Pickstock had just found an opportunity to expand their growth. It is because of this growth the OSI was able to also venture into the markets in Germany and Canada. While doing this, they also partnered with various other companies including EDEKA, a food company that was in need of high-quality meat supplies.

Tyson and Baho Food controlling stake acquisition

The Chicago Tribune reports that in 2016, OSI Group acquired a $7.4 million plant in Illinois. This plant was near another main facility owned by the group and so, it brought in a lot of convenience. The 200,000 square feet of storage space that the new plant brought in board allowed for even more growth. In addition to that, they acquired Baho Food controlling stake, thus enhancing their operation in the Netherlands and Germany.

About Sheldon Lavin

The OSI Group CEO has been with the company for more than four decades. He is credited with pushing the group into global operations after he became the third partner. Having acquired 100 percent voting rights after the withdrawal of one of the founding brothers and the retirement of another, he has always focused on green innovations to run his company. His company has employed over 20,000 people across the world.

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Eric Lefkofsy is Navigating the Maze of Cancer Information

Advancements in innovative therapies for incurable diseases such as cancer present multiple challenges for scientific research. With the development of advanced technologies in data management, oncologists have access to thousands of case studies. Sorting through all the research available can result in an endless maze of pharmacologic measures, radiation treatment modalities, stem cell applications, and multiple gene therapy outcomes. Renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, Eric Lefkofsky, has aligned partnerships to create and organize data platforms enabling access to better treatment outcomes for cancer patients.

Co-founded by Lefkofsky in 2015, Tempus, Inc. has become one of the top ten health technology companies in Chicago. The company’s number one goal is to organize and consolidate information regarding better treatment options, one of the largest weapons in the “Fight Against Cancer’s” arsenal. The recent partnership between Tempus and Precision Health AI, an artificial intelligence company out of New York, allows for access to a database containing over 600,000 treatment outcomes for patients, otherwise known as CancerLinQ. which was created by the American Society of Clinical Oncologists.

In addition to this partnership, Tempus has developed contracts with approximately 50 of the top cancer research facilities, including the Mayo Clinic, University of Michigan, Northwestern, Cleveland Clinic, and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. The ending result is a vast network of prior outcomes information correlated with patient data down to the molecular level. This integration enables cancer specialists to deliver tailor-made treatment modalities to their patients.

The accomplishment of improved data analytics for cancer treatment comes as no surprise given Eric Lefkofsky’s repertoire of prior. A visionary in the e-commerce marketplace, media advertising, and disruptive technologies in capital ventures, Eric has founded and co-founded multiple data analytic platform companies such as Uptake, Lightbank, and Mediabank. He is most commonly known as the co-founder of Groupon, a global internet marketplace, providing cost-saving technology to consumers everywhere.

Improving the quality of life for everyone within their service area is a top priority for Lefkofsky. His philanthropic efforts are concentrated in the preservation of human rights, research initiatives to improve education and medical advancements, and the arts. In 2006, Eric and his wife, Liz founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation for this purpose.

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Rockeship Education is shaping lives through a unique approach

The solution-finding mentality of Rocketship Schools is not only reflected in the decision to start schools in economically challenged backgrounds, but also in strengthening the parent-teacher-school bond. This was clearly demonstrated when the school community responded to the distress cause by Cayote Creek floods in San Jose area in February 2017.In response, the school community mobilized over $60 000 which was used in securing rent deposits, home repairs among other immediate needs.

Rocketship Schools belong to a class of chartered institutions that come in handy to respond to the need for quality education in low-income areas. Rocketship is going beyond the day-to-day basic provision of education to inculcate great values in students. Embedded in the school creed is the phrase “I am a racketeer at home, school and in my community.”

In recognition of the potential of a fortified school/parent relationship, Rocketship Schools engage parents more where they (parents) name the local schools, help shape the school’s enrichment program and participate in creation of core values for individual schools .Charter schools such as Rocketship are playing a big role in creating cohesive ” family units” that form the larger school communities, as parents and children are encouraged to know and interact with teachers and staff.

The journey to create Rocketship Schools began in when Fr.Mateo Sheedy created a scholarship program to Santa Clara University. He was disappointed at the low number of students meeting the basic requirements to join college. The thought of reaching out to the community was seeded and it has grown to a formidable education provider. Fr.Sheedy died before he could see the entity he had envisioned take shape. However, the school fell in the hands of Preston Smith and John Danner in 2006 and gained a great uplift and transformation. Rocketship Education boasts of 18 schools across Bay Area, Milwaukee, Nashville and Washington.

With the incorporation of a holistic approach, Rocketship is sure to produce students who respond to an increasingly changing society. The presence of Rocketship in low-income societies is particularly significant as the students are molded in character. The future of such institutions will significantly impact on their societies and the world at large.

 

SahmAdrangi’s career background and his contributions to Kerrisdale hedge fund

He is the Pen State graduate who landed an internship program through sheer hustle plus networking at the Merril Lynch’s credit desk in the New York City of United States of America. Then he would spend at least three years with the Merrill while he traded credit on the bond desk, owing to his “clickability” as well as hardworking nature. While at the Longacre- the $3 billion hedge fund, Adrangi relayed his skill into a credit trading role. In fact, his time at Longacre somewhat overlapped with Adrangi who is the presently the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management.

Due to the high cost of living around the New York City, the long hours in addition to the conviction that things were now changed given the vast asset losses in the industry, Adrangi made a life choice to leave Wall Street in June 2015 forever. However, the seed Capital he had made when he was at the Wall Street assisted him to make lots of revenue from the proper securities which caused him to love investing. After a close contact with Sahm, one can easily find out that he is a worthy person and treasures making investments. At one point, Adrangi has made a lump sum amount of cash in his PA.

In spite of the Kerrisdale Capital Management mainly sharing research on a wide range of industries and corporations, in recent years Adrangi chose to shift the focus of the organization onto a diversity of specific segments that the Kerrisdale Capital Management had established its proficiency. One of the central parts of attention is biotechnology sector as well as the Kerrisdale’s published research on growth stage corporations such as Bavarian Nordic, Zafgen, Unilife, Pulse Biosciences, Sage Therapeutics just to mention a few.

SahmAdrangi would then publish a short piece lately that was titled: NothernDynacity -The pebble deposit Isn’t Commercial Viable, and it moved the market at around the 14th February. Many thanks to the piece which was enjoyed by many. For more info about us: https://www.benzinga.com/topic/sahm-adrangi click here.

Adrangi also served on the credit team for Paulson and Co that is the individual who pocketed close to $6 billion shorting mortgages, long after he quit Longacre.

Allow 23 Layers to Plan your Party!

Did you want to make a cocktail that everyone would love for the party but you have the open bar policy? No worries nothing is stopping you from making that signature cocktail you and all your friends love, add this to the bar and it’s sure to be a bangin’ success!

 

With everyone drinking, you’ll, of course, need something to fill their stomachs as you laugh and dance the night away. Food can be a big deal at a party but no worries… you can just do appetizers and make sure to keep it simple (K.I.S).

 

Now all of the fun doesn’t just have to be for the adults, for the friends who can’t find a babysitter or just want to have their little ones with them you can always set up a hassle-free kids table, complete with drawing and coloring utensils!

 

Decorations and settings should also be hassle-free and simple. Things you can do yourself. Make sure you aren’t overcomplicating the décor, and K.I.S.

 

Above all else… stay calm and relaxed everything is going to fall into place. You and all your friends are sure to have fun, this is your night and your chance to let the stress of everything go, let loose, have fun. No one likes a stick in the mud.

 

We all live busy and complicated lives with all of that planning, no matter how simple you keep it… perhaps you have the weekend to enjoy the party but you have absolutely no time to plan it. As one of the best event planning companies in NYC that’s where we come in. Twenty Three Layers event planning specializes in creating a memorable experience for you and your guests no matter how simple or complex we would love to help you make these experiences a reality. Here at Twenty Three Layers we believe in attention to the smallest details and making a bold and remarkable experience that will be sure to leave them talking about it for years to come. If you want a fun and creative party without the hassle of planning and designing yourself Twenty Three Layers has got your back this Holiday season. Make it easy, make it fun, make it memorable with one of the best corporate event planners in NYC:

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Meet Adam Milstein; a Real Estate Investor and a Great Philanthropist

There are few real estate investors of Israel origin in California. Adam Milstein is one of them, and he has been instrumental in the real estate business. He was born in Israel and is a graduate from Technion. He moved to the US where he attained an MBA from USC. Adam has been working hard in everything to see that he succeeds in his career. The journey has not easy as employers were paying much less compared to what he wanted.

Adam Milstein decided to join the real estate business as a broker. He worked hard and made huge profits from the business. He used the profits to become a real estate investor. Currently, he is a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties which is an investment firm that specializes in property development and management. The firm owns and manages over a hundred properties across the United States. Adam has also been pivotal to the company’s success in developing commercial, residential and industrial properties.

Adam is a great Philanthropist who aims at strengthening Jewish people as well as the State of Israel. Adam and his wife Gila founded Adam and Gila Foundation. This foundation supports most Israel organizations such as Israel American Council, Hillel, StandWithUs, The American Israel Education Foundation as well as Hasbara Fellowships. The foundation wants to see a more organized Jewish society which understands their culture. The organization also spearheads many educational and outreach programs. On top of that, the organization sponsors young students to help them attain their personal goals.

On top of that, Adam Milstein has found many organizations that help in promoting Jewish culture in the USA. He is the co-founder of the Israeli- American Council. He is also a co-founder of Sifriyat Pijama B’America which offers free Hebrew books, teaches Jewish Values to over 15000 Israel-American individuals. He also sits on Board in many organizations that his foundation works with.

Adam Milstein Brings ideas to life by pushing them until they become a reality. He does most work by himself to ensure everything is done according to his desires. He has been productive as a result of consistency, works hard and persistence in all his works. Adam Milstein respects his roots, and that is why he spends a lot in strengthening Jewish people.

OSI Group CEO Sheldon Lavin, Changes Home Town Supplier to Job Creating International Machine

Sheldon Lavin has transformed the company OSI Group through his years of experience and education. He has an educational background in accounting and finance. He also has been working since the 1970’s with the company Otto and Sons. This company he helped become OSI Group, but initially he assisted them with primarily their finances. This was done via his successful privately owned financial consulting business. He also worked as an investor and worked in the banking industry as a bank executive. After some years working with the company and seeing the leadership, culture, and strategies being implemented, he decided to work full-time with OSI. This move helped OSI go from local to global food supplier.

As partners left OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin gained more controlling portions of the company allowing him to make bigger and bolder moves. He first started expanding the company in North America, Europe, South Africa, and Taiwan. This was around the 1980’s, but he still wanted the company bigger. He in later years helped expand the company’s grasp to the Philippines, Australia, India, China, Japan, and, South Africa. The business is now one of the largest protein suppliers in the world with over 55 facilities in 16 countries. Through his work with OSI Group, Sheldon Lavin has received numerous awards.

Some of the awards Sheldon Lavin received are the Global Visionary Award and the Globe of Honor awarded to OSI Group. The Global Visionary Award went to Lavin because of his work helped OSI reaching people our many nations, thus creating jobs worldwide. The British Safety Council awarded OSI Group the Globe of Honor for their practices and ideas that reduced risk to the environment.

Despite being in his 80’s now, Sheldon Lavin is still pushing OSI Group to expand and grow. His vision for growth is what took OSI from a hometown supplier to now a multibillion dollar company. Without this vision and platform he has created, the jobs and possibilities he has helped form not just in North America, but globally, is changing peoples lives for the better. Sheldon Lavin is a remarkable man that made his dream come true through hard work, perseverance, and seeing what no one else could.

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Safe Sentences in Jail with Securus Technologies

A family is very crucial to us. When we mess up in ways that no one else can neither tolerate nor forgive, its family that bails us out. This is why the first call we make after getting arrested is a trusted family member.

No one loves it behind bars. Freedom is something every human being wants to enjoy regardless of situation or age. Freedom is craved more when you are behind bars. This is why family members will risk every asset they got to bail you out. Most times family win, and despite the expenses, they feel its worth.

Many people explain that the reason they put so much effort to keep their close ones out of jail is fear. Some of them admit it could have been nice if they served a sentence but again, they don’t want to lose them. This is as a result of reported killing in cells and high levels of mistreatment.

Securus Technologies has come up with solutions to fill all these dents. Through their innovative technologies, the massive killings are history. Bullying in jail is also out of the question. Securus Technologies has come up with gadgets that help the administration monitor everything in the cells from their offices. Through the technology, the safety of the inmates is tight.

Users say that this is a very positive development. The inmates say they are assured of getting out of there alive. Inmates who have been in jail for a long time, say that the cruelty of some corrupted officers has also reduced.

With this technology, friends and family comfortably let their loved one go behind bars. This is because they understand the correctional services are there to improve the behavior of inmates. They are confident that they will not pick up a dead inmate at the end of the sentence, but a happy changed person.

 

Why Citizens United Want Election Finance Reforms

In the 2010 case F. E.C Vs. Citizens United, the American Supreme Court made a decision that would change country’s Political landscape forever. The ruling, in this case, allowed corporations and companies to be treated as human beings. This attracted particular group and wealthy individuals to the political arena who now are contributing large amounts of cash to political parties and Candidates

Citizens United was formed in 2015 March 1st. The sole objective of this establishment is Challenging and opposing attempts by large Corporations from spending money with the aim of altering an election outcome in their favor. Since inception, Citizens United has been continuously receiving donations from the grassroots to fund their cause. The objective of Citizens United is to champion for the election of candidates such as Bernie Sanders who are willing to promote reforms while keeping Political funding in the spotlight.

End Citizens United has over the years made claims that the right-wing faction of the government has been sabotaging America’s campaign finance laws for the past several years now. It is these Republicans who have now made it possible for special interest groups and other lobbying groups to produce vast amounts of donations to political parties and candidates while hoping to further their causes. This alone proves that the current American election system has been rigged.

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The fact that a foreign country went ahead and purchased advertisements with an intention to sway the outcome of the 2016’s presidential election further proves that the election laws in America have become weak. While all this takes place, within the government ranks, there is zero to negligible efforts made to address the current problem. When it comes swaying the results of the American elections, Foreign governments aren’t the only entities to worry about; this is because wealthy individuals and companies having the resources and cash to spend, with the backing of a politician can influence the outcome by themselves.

To demonstrate the reluctance of the Republicans to address the weak elections laws. These Republican officials have over the years ignored the DISCLOSE act that necessitates the disclosure of political spending by political parties and politicians including public and private entities.

House Democrats who have been trying to put in place the DISCLOSURE act have shifted strategy and are now introducing fresh pieces of legislation such as the “by the people reform package” which entails specific amendments aimed at overturning some of the supreme court’s decisions.

The End Citizens United social media platforms and websites provide information about the group and what they do. In addition to their info, latest news and topics are posted on their sites. Their social media platforms are also used to sensitize the general public on the current finance laws, their impact on American elections and how individuals can come together and address the issue.

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