In a previous series for SmartBrief, I laid out my five-step productivity process for leaders, which I then turned into a Productivity Blueprint. This post dives deeper into the second of my five steps, sharing for maximal productivity. The fifth and final piece of the second productivity step – “share it” – is to monitor each project... Read more »

In a previous series for SmartBrief, I laid out my five-step productivity process for leaders, which I then turned into a Productivity Blueprint. This post dives deeper into the second of my five steps, sharing for maximal productivity. Of course, all of we have been discussing assumes that you are prepared to delegate work. Delegation is a... Read more »

The JDC, The Joint Distribution Committee, was a Jewish relief organization founded in 1914 through a $50,000 donation from Jacob Schiff, a Reform Jew. The JDC was involved in relief work and provided financial help to the great Yeshivas in Europe. Although the organization was founded and run by Reform Jews, they attempted to help... Read more »

In a previous series for SmartBrief, I laid out my five-step productivity process for leaders, which I then turned into a Productivity Blueprint. This post dives deeper into the second of my five steps, sharing for maximal productivity. As helpful as meetings are for leaders to set and clarify expectations and build relationships, there still needs to... Read more »

In a previous series for Olami, Naphtali laid out his 5-step productivity process for leaders, which he then turned into a Productivity Blueprint. This post is the second to dive deeper into the second of his five steps, sharing for maximal productivity, and picks up from this last one, which made the case for huddling... Read more »

Any tragedy that happens to the Jewish people – or to the world in general – requires us to pause, check ourselves and do Teshuva on everything that needs it. The tragedy that just happened in Meron is no different. But there was surely something deeper going on. The period between Pesach and Shavuos was... Read more »