Moshe is introduced to us as an infant, floating down the Nile River in a reed basket. His mother had placed him in the water under the watchful eye of his elder sister Miriam, in a desperate attempt to preserve his life. Despite this tumultuous beginning, Moshe experienced a relatively tranquil, privileged upbringing. While bathing in the Nile, Pharaoh’s daughter found the Hebrew
In our first essay, we discussed how knowing one’s objective and responding effectively to external threats and distractions – qualities personified by Mattisyahu – can be difference makers in our desire to inspire and advance our organizations. In this article we will seek to identify additional leadership qualities of the Chashmonaim
As a leader, you know that leadership offers great opportunities to guide and inspire others, to set the agenda and see it to fruition. However, it also can place us in compromised situations, where we feel as if we have lost control of the situation around us and need to engage in damage control. There are even times when we step into a leadership role
In our first post, we set the stage for our discussion on leadership by introducing Shemos 32, which details Moshe Rabbeinu’s (Moses’) response to the creation and service of the eigel hazahav (golden calf), as a paradigm for crisis management. The chapter opens
For most of us in the world of education, Elul represents a time of renewal. We return to work refreshed and recharged, ready to begin a new period of engagement and inspiration.
Below is my list – just the opinion of one man. (I for example, left out intelligence, because it is a pre-requisite for many of the attributes I did mention.) No one leader has all of these 20 qualities. But he or she would certainly need more than half. However, every leader needs to have... Read more »
This section contains links and information that is particularly valuable to those involved in management and leadership positions. Articles of Interest How One Can Better Connect with their Boss 40 great lessons by Thom Singer After reading this article we are certain that you may want to print these lessons out and hang them up... Read more »
Avraham Avinu (Abraham) was the progenitor of both the Jewish nation and of all religions that embrace monotheism. In contrast to the other faiths of the world, the Jewish people view Avraham Avinu as a role model who continues to guide and inspire his descendants. As his children, it is incumbent on us to learn... Read more »