“Concentrate on what will produce results rather than on the results, focus on the process not the prize.”  — Bill Walsh The human mind fascinates me.  I love learning how my own mind works, as well as how other people’s minds work. I am blessed to be in a profession where my work involves enabling... Read more »

The Pandemic took a toll on all of us. We lost loved ones and lost our sense of connection and togetherness. In Israel as well, many were impacted by Covid. Tour guides were among the most affected by the disappearance of tourists. Meir and Nesanel, my two older sons, are both licensed tour guides, and... Read more »

In previous productivity steps we planned our work (Step 1), put systems in place to keep our people informed and in sync (Step 2), rolled up our sleeves to get work done (Step 3), and identified strategies to sustain the momentum we’ve built (Step 4). This post goes deeper on Step 5, Leading for Maximal... Read more »

Time sometimes allows memories to fade. Sometimes, time causes memories to intensify. The latter is the case with me. This past Sunday was the seventh Yahrtzeit of my mother Leah bas Meir and Ita A” H. My mother’s life was one of the wandering Jew. She lived in various Jewish neighborhoods, which time and time... Read more »

IS THE CHOSEN PEOPLE A RACIST IDEA? Part 1: Defining the Meaning of “Chosen People”  The Questions – “Chosen People” raises many different questions: Why does any group need to be chosen or different from everybody else?2. Is the existence of a single chosen group within mankind an ideal situation?3. What exactly does it mean to be chosen?4.... Read more »

Recently, we spoke about ayin tovah – positive perception of others. Ayin tovah is a beautiful thing. It’s something we all value. Something we all wish we were better at. Because, yes, many of us could do with a fair measure of ayin tovah improvement. Why? Why do so many find it so challenging to... Read more »