“Our whole philosophy became ‘Let’s take most of the money we would’ve spent on paid advertising and paid marketing and instead of spending it on that, invest it in the customer experience/customer service and then let our customers do the marketing for us through word

In my previous post I presented a number of strategies to help us feel more fulfilled at work. Below are some additional techniques that can deepen our sense of satisfaction from the work that we do each day. 1. Engage in job crafting. Just because you have a particular job title doesn’t mean that you have no control over how you

Hanukkah celebrates the miraculous military and spiritual victory orchestrated by a handful of poorly trained and inadequately equipped Hasmonean fighters over the superior Seleucid (Greek) forces of Antiochus IV. The Jewish leader, Judah Maccabee, son of Mathias, had risen in opposition to the Hellenic kulturkampf that had been waged against his people. He led his... Read more »
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Herman Hesse Yom Kippur, the most serious day of the Jewish calendar, is nearly upon us. As in the past, we will go to shul on erev Yom Kippur to make our final preparations for the awesome day. Printed in the machzor is a tefillah (prayer) that I must

This past Sunday I traveled to Phoenix in order to present at a national conference for school business officials. When my teenagers found out where I was going, my trip quickly took on new meaning. To them, the conference was really only a means to a loftier purpose, which was to shop at a local clearance store called Last Chance.