In a previous article about understaffed leaders, we spoke of the importance of pulling understaffed teams together to ensure that they are cohesive and that work gaps do not remain unfilled. This essay will offer added strategies for understaffed leaders to help their teams overdeliver. At the heart of great leadership is influence, as in... Read more »

In our first E.P.I.C. segment, we spoke of the importance of setting clear expectations (“E”) that empower leaders and their teams to be strategic, take initiative, innovate, and deliver desired results. In this post, we will focus on the second “E.P.I.C.” component, pulling your team together and connect them deeply to the mission (“P”). You’ve... Read more »

We’ve talked about how to lead from integrity and become more influential. Now, let’s explore the final “I” leadership element, impact. Integrity and influence are, without question, important components of leadership. But without results,

One of the defining aspects of the Sefirah period is the expression of mourning in commemoration of the death of Rabbi Akiva’s 24,000 students during the early-second century CE. The Gemara (Yevamos 62b) states that all of these great men died between Pesach and

For many of us, the immediate, desperate reaction from Jews worldwide in the aftermath of Pesach was Cookie Monster-esque. After eight days (not including pre-Pesach) of going leaven-free, the appeal of “chametz!” was most enticing. (Not sure if anyone broke into the “C is for

For our recent family road trip, my wife and I went with our children for two days of sightseeing in nearby cities. In total, we spent around ten hours in the car, mostly on six-lane highways and predominantly at night, with little roadside scenery to take in. This gave me, the sole driver, plenty