Is your dojo a cult?

When we mention the word “cult”, many visions come to mind. There is Jim Jones, the charismatic leader of a religious group in Guyana who was photographed while inducing his followers into a trance to the famous “Drink the Kool-Aid”, which had been enriched with poison. Your promised reward: A journey to PARADISE and eternal SALVATION. Of course, that’s not […]

Sex, science and survival

The idea that reality evolves through an infinite dance of fundamental atomic geometric shapes with an ethical purpose, became the basis of science in 3rd century BC Greece. Plato’s Academy called it science for ethical purposes. The Epicurean University called it the Science of Universal Love. The movement of the moon, echoing the atomic dance of life, was seen to […]

Top 10 Government MBA Universities in India

Management courses have become the rage today, but the characterization of the best MBA schools in India largely falls in favor of government institutes. Government MBA universities across India produce the best management graduates and boast which government universities will provide the best return on investment. Students face a number of dilemmas when choosing their university, as IIMs are quite […]

What can recent events teach us about sexual harassment? Minimize the chances of being victimized

In recent months, news about sexual harassment in the workplace has been on the front page of every major newspaper and at the top of the hour on every major television news program in America. Sadly, the current rush of coverage has been largely without context or depth. Widespread media attention has failed to illuminate much, if any, information about […]

Where are social media headed in 2020?

Social media trends to follow A social media marketing strategy is on the minds of many small business owners. And if it’s not in yours, it should be! Major platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram battle for market shares by adjusting their business models to balance improved profitability for shareholders with improved user experience. As these platforms develop, […]

Statewide Responses to the ERISA Church Plan Exemption

In 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Defended health care network v. Stapleton that the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) did not apply to church-affiliated hospitals and supposedly other church-affiliated organizations. ERISA and church affiliated organizations Legislative history suggests that Congress relies on churches to adequately protect and fund its pension plans without requirements from Congress. […]