Pay It Forward Day

Posted on April 24, 2014

Happy International Pay It Forward Day! For those of you who are looking at the screen and trying to figure out what we’re talking about, the term ‘pay it forward’ means that when someone does a random (often anonymous) act of kindness toward you, you in turn, do an act of kindness toward someone else Continue Reading »

Effective Delegation in Three Simple Steps

Posted on April 23, 2014

Effective delegation can be achieved with hard work and by following these three helpful steps.  You can read more about them in detail over here. Step 1. Hand over the responsibility and agree on expectations Step 2. Don’t delegate and disappear Step 3. Create Learning Opportunities

One Hundred Good Deeds

Posted on April 23, 2014

While watching the Today Show this morning, I found out about an organization that I wish I had known of before. 100 Good Deeds was founded by Mary Fisher- an activist, advocate, and artist- after she spent time in Africa designing jewelry made by local women to help them have a decent livelihood. Fisher then Continue Reading »

The Core Beliefs of the Delightfully Successful

Posted on April 17, 2014

Below I’ve listed the 10 “Core Beliefs of the Delightfully Successful” posted in detail here, by successful Founder/CTO at HubSpot. 1. They believe they don’t have to wait to be “selected.” They can simply select themselves.2. They believe being the first matters less than being the best.3. They believe success seems predictable only in hindsight.4. Continue Reading »

How to Get Ordinary People to Be Extraordinary

Posted on April 10, 2014

Volunteering as a business a few times a year especially to the people or places you additionally donate money to, makes working harder more purposeful.  If people know they are doing work that makes a difference in a visible and personal way rather than just in number form, they are more inclined to work harder.  Continue Reading »

Spring Chesed Ideas

Posted on April 2, 2014

Now that spring has spring officially…we hope…please no more snow!…Areyvut would love to pass along a brief list of some chesed ideas especially for this beautiful season: 1. Clean up a local park so it’s ready for us2. Help your parent or spouse plant a garden that beautifies the area and is good the environment3. Continue Reading »

The Next Generation of Leaders: Building Leadership Capability that Creates Strategic Differentiation

Posted on April 1, 2014

This article goes through “10 essential traits that differentiates the next generation of global leaders from the rest.”  For a fuller description on each of these traits, see the article above. 1) Strong sense of self2) Multi-Modal Thinking3) Courage to Recreate4) Experimental Mind5) Freedom to Fail, Fast6) Constructive Collaboration7) Balance Between Control and Chaos8) Global Continue Reading »

H.O.P.E. Teen Philanthropy Program

Posted on March 31, 2014

Areyvut is thrilled for the start of the 5th year of the H.O.P.E. (Helping Organizations Provide Essentials) Teen Philanthropy Program at Yeshivat Noam! It is our goal that by the end of the program, Yeshivat Noam students will have a better understanding of philanthropy, fund allocations, and the importance of being involved in the community. Continue Reading »

Pull the Plug!

Posted on March 30, 2014

In Oprah’s March article, “The Gratitude Meter” of things Oprah and her staff “can’t stop smiling about this month,” National Day of Unplugging is given a huge plug.  March 6-7 is National Day of Unplugging and is all about tuning in to the world around you rather than being immersed in social media and other means of Continue Reading »

Who Have You Said Hello To Today?

Posted on March 28, 2014

Oprah started a campaign in March to “just say hello” to the people in your daily life.  Saying hello has the potential to brighten someone’s day, and can even brighten your own!  Some of the tips in her March magazine are worth a try: 1) Just once, skip the E-ZPass lane and toss a smile at Continue Reading »