How to Build a Culture of Innovation Pt. 2: The 12 Pillars of Innovation

Posted on March 27, 2014

  Building a culture of innovation and creative productivity takes planning.  In this article, Brian Solis helps us to see that change isn’t just for everyone else, and that we too can personally benefit from thinking outside the box.  Below are “The 12 Pillars of Innovation” which you can read more about in-depth in the article linked Continue Reading »

2014 Chesed Fair & Bnai Mitzvah Evening @ Yeshivat Noam

Posted on March 26, 2014

Cross posted on the Yeshivat Noam blogAreyvut was pleased to organize a Chesed Fair for Yeshivat Noam’s 5th grade girls and 6th grade boys the evening of March 25th. There was much excitement in the air as fifteen agencies- ranging from Amit to the Jewish Communal Fund, Chai Lifeline, and beyond- came to present their Continue Reading »

Get Your Digital House in Order

Posted on March 24, 2014

  De-cluttering your computer, smartphone, or tablet is easy with these helpful tips from the Oprah magazine.  Ways to clean up your desktop, organize your photos, and keep track of passwords are all there!

The Big Work Lie: “Out of Office”

Posted on March 19, 2014

This article raises the point that nobody is really out of touch anymore even if we receive emails that instantly reply “out of office.”  The author, Richard A. Moran writes that taking breaks truly does help us to perform better once we come back to the office, but only if we are truly disconnecting and taking breaks Continue Reading »

Life is Good.

Posted on March 18, 2014

I think at times it is easy to get swept up in all of the bad. We get frustrated and angry for days if we are in a fender bender, and we curse God when we find out someone we love is sick. We forget the beauty that is around us and how good the Continue Reading »

Mi’she Nichas Adar…Marbim B’Simcha!

Posted on March 11, 2014

I know I’m a few days late and that we have been in the month of Adar for a bit over a week now, but Purim is only a few days away! For those who aren’t sure, Purim is a holiday celebrating the Jewish triumph over Haman and the Persian Empire. Haman, an evil, evil Continue Reading »

The 7 Deadly Excuses for Avoiding Philanthropy

Posted on March 10, 2014

Everyone can be involved in philanthropy.  Excuses are just that – excuses.  There is something out there for everyone.  Bruce DeBoskey’s article highlights 7 excuses for avoiding philanthropy and reminds us that there’s no better time than the present to be philanthropic.

17 Traits That Distinguish The Best Startup CEOs

Posted on March 7, 2014

While many startups fail, the ones that do survive and thrive have some smart CEOs behind them.  This article enlightens us as to some of the traits that make for successful companies and the CEOs who run them.  We can all benefit from reading these and thinking about what we can do to better strengthen ourselves Continue Reading »

Current Events for Dummies

Posted on March 6, 2014

Now, let me preface this post by saying that I think I understand about 20% of what is happening the Ukraine right now…and I probably actually only understand 3%. I read the New York Times and I love swiping through Yahoo! News and Google News as much as the next girl but it is hard Continue Reading »

Game-Changing Talent Strategy

Posted on February 25, 2014

  The Harvard Business Review listed statements to help any company or organization see where they are as a force to be reckoned with.  “The first three statements below should give your team an indication of what it needs to do to make you company a game-changer.  The remaining statements should allow it to gauge to what Continue Reading »