Being Heard: What We Owe Jewish Community Professionals

The dynamic is not new; professionals are frustrated that they aren’t being heard by their volunteer counterparts who think they “know better” than the in-the-trenches staff.  It's time to rebalance the way we value and invest in Jewish community professionals. Read More

Optimism, Leadership and the Order of the Teaspoon

Optimism is woven into the fabric of the Jewish psyche. Some might see it as the messianic dream, others might refer to it as tikkun olam, but we call it Jewish leadership. Read More

The State of Leadership 2020

David O'Brien shares 7 Leadership Characteristics That Will Influence Your Success in the Decade Ahead.  He states, 2020 is a time for "leaders to reflect, reframe and even recalibrate our own leadership compass to align our capacity with the evolving tides of leadership". Read More

The 3 Traits You Need to Inspire Trust in Your Company

While not originally intended for nonprofits, the 3 traits; Competency, Sincerity & Relevancy are imperative if you want your members, donors and staff to trust in your organization. Read More

4 Ways We Can Resolve to Be More Hospitable in 2019

In January we see lots of posts and commercials about improving our health in the New Year. They remind us that we, the Jewish community, also need to make our communities healthier when it comes to audacious hospitality. Here are 4 ways we can be more hospitable in 2019. Read More