Empathy for Change

Posted on June 13, 2012

     This article titled, “Empathy for Change” by Maya Bernstein opened my eyes to her clear perspective based on the recently severe allergy problem of her young daughter.  She discusses how her daughter has a temporary solution for her eye allergies but the problem will come back after two weeks of taking the eye drops. Continue Reading »

Failure in Chicago

Posted on April 27, 2012

     In Michael Lipkowitz’s article, “Failure in Chicago,” the author responds to Dan Brown’s article titled, “Looking Beneath the Surface in Chicago.”  Dan Brown writes about the controversy of the “now public, disagreement between the University of Chicago Hillel’s recently fired director and advisory board and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Hillel’s owner.”  Lipkowitz Continue Reading »

Let’s Get Personal: The Professional – Volunteer Relationship

Posted on April 26, 2012

     Stephen G. Donshik writes in his article, “Whether it is by acknowledging significant events in a person’s life or whether it is by connecting them to Jewish communities across the globe, we are making a personal connection in a way that lets them know we value them as people.”  It is important to Continue Reading »

Five Leadership Lessons from James T. Kirk

Posted on March 4, 2012

     A fantastic article in Forbes, titled, “Five Leadership Lessons from James T. Kirk” allows us to see the amazing things we can learn from the Enterprise captain in Star Trek.  Below are some quotes that I found key to being a good leader. “Sure, you might never have to face down a reptilian alien Continue Reading »