philosophy archive

January 2013
Our Article of the Month for January is from Sports Illustrated.  "The World's Team" written by Grant Wahl focuses on FC Barcelona's growth from a well know Spanish football club into one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world.  Enjoy!        

Sports Illustrated - The World's Team

December 2012
This month IRC chose an article written by William Hudson of CNN entitled "Sitting for hours can shave years off life."  This article looks at the dangers of sitting too much in our everyday lives.  In response to the growing body of scientific data on the dangers of sitting all day at the office IRC will begin testing out adjustable height desks in Columbus, OH with the opening of our new office in February 2013.

CNN - Sitting for Hours Can Shave Years Off Life

November 2012
This Presidential season IRC has chosen a piece for our Article of the Month that looks past the election towards the future of the American economy.  Written by Clayton Christensen, "A Capitalist's Dilemma, Whoever Wins on Tuesday" was published in the New York Times last week.  We hope you enjoy reading this interesting point of view.

New York Times -  A Capitalist's Dilemma, Whoever Wins on Tuesday

August 2012
This month we would like to share a spotlight article that was written recently by the New York Times.  This article focuses on the Short North Arts District in Columbus, Ohio which also is the location of the headquarters of International Risk Consultants.  In fact Rigsby's which is mentioned in the article shares the same building as IRC.  Enjoy!

New York Times - In Columbus, Ohio, an Arts Belt is Thriving  

February 2012
In this the second iteration of IRC's "Article of the Month" feature we have chosen a recent New York Times article written by Robert Lipsyte.  Spring of 62' a Look Back at the Dawn of the Mets is a look at the early Mets just as current day baseball players report for a new season.  Some of the stories and quotes from and about Casey Stengal are particularly fun.  You can read the article by clicking on link below.  Enjoy!

New York Times - Spring of 62' 

January 2012
In this the first iteration of IRC's new "Article of the Month" feature we have chosen a 2010 New Yorker article written by Malcom Gladwell.  Small Change is an opinion piece that discussed the merits of social media as a tool for revolution.  We find it as relevant today as it was sixteen months ago when it was written.  You can read the article by clicking on link below.  Enjoy!

The New Yorker - A Small Change