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What Happens When Leaders Disconnect Goals from Values?

Disclaimer: Like many of my blog posts, this blog is about leadership and Jewish values. Examples that refer to President Trump ...
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Our Storytelling Shouldn’t End When the Seder Ends

Introduction Rabbi Jason Miller, my close colleague and friend, is also my social media strategist. Social media, digital content and ...
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The Leading Congregations – An Exchange with Hayim Herring & Shmuel Rosner

In 2017, Hayim Herring & Shmuel Rosner engaged in a three part exchange The Leading Congregations exchange, part 1: The ...
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Hayim Herring & Terri Elton Interviewed by Roshini Rakjumar on WCCO Radio

On WCCO Radio, Roshini Rakjumar interviews "Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World" authors Dr. Hayim Herring and Dr ...
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Three Kinds of Stubborn and their Implications for Leaders

When I was growing up, some members of my family used the phrase, "stupid stubborn" to refer to obstinate individuals ...
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How to Connect in a Politically Divided World

Following a tense and game-changing campaign season, many Americans are wondering how they can still make a positive impact in ...
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Wanted: Greater Innovation, More Entrepreneurship

More on: Leading Congregations in a Connected World: Platforms, People and Purpose Now at a 40% Time-Limited Discount This blog ...
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From Stained Glass to Virtual Reality Glasses

The Past and Future of Congregations and Nonprofits When the values of a congregation or nonprofit are out of sync ...
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Fragile Communities

More on: Leading Congregations in a Connected World: Platforms, People and Purpose 40% Hanukkah and Christmas Discount Still Available  My colleague, ...
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Today’s Disruptors, Tomorrow’s Disrupted

More on: Leading Congregations in a Connected World: Platforms, People and Purpose In our last blog post, my colleague, Dr ...
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New Book Launch

Launching Leading Congregations in a Connected World: Platforms, People and Purpose Order in time for Hanukkah and Christmas and receive ...
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While You’re Eating Turkey, Also Think Hoagies

Old age is not new, but the number of people living to 85 years and beyond is increasing dramatically. And ...
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After the Rules Changed

Since the election, like many, I’ve had numerous conversations with family members, friends and acquaintances, ranging in ages from 14 ...
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Spontaneous Kindness

The national political atmosphere is toxic. Does it seem that people are a little more on edge, angrier and less ...
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Rosh Hashanah 2016

From “Who shall live and who shall die?” to “How to live and how to die" What does it mean ...
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Zionism: Once Again Today’s Rorschach Test for American Jews

As a member of a Jewish youth group (USY) in the mid-1970’s, I remember our advisors often leading us through ...
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On The Rebellions of 2016

I recently read Frank Bruni’s op-ed on election season in the New York Times, titled, The Rebellions of 2016. In comparing ...
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The Entrepreneurial Rabbi

Dear Friends, I recently led a webinar on The Entrepreneurial Rabbi ™. While this webinar was with my rabbinic colleagues, ...
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What Are Your Mind-Stretching Plans This Summer?

What's your recommended reading list for the summer? Or, to update the question, what mind-stretching experiences are on your "to ...
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Rabbinic Search: Choosing Wisely, Transitioning Smoothly

My colleague, Linda Rich, and I recently presented a webinar, titled, Selecting a rabbi is one of the most important ...
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Leading in Front, Beside and in the Middle

Introduction Many congregations are in rabbinic search mode this time of year. Given the instability that congregations often face, many ...
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2015: The Art of Selectively Remembering and Forgetting

I didn’t blog very much in 2015. I've had plenty to say but little time or appetite for expression. As ...
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What A Judge Can Teach Us About Rabbinic and Executive Searches

How does a former judge create a fair search process for hiring a new rabbi and a new senior federation ...
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Forgiveness and Faith Fuel Entrepreneurship

How can forgiveness and faith fuel leaders to create a culture of entrepreneurship? In the mysterious way that we stumble ...
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Rosh Ha-Shana Circa 2015

Imagine that you’re the Biblical Abraham. You and your wife, Sarah, are literally the founders of a start-up nation. To ...
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Why a Dead Iranian Deal is Worse Now Than No Deal

"Iran can keep the deal or Iran can cheat on the deal. Either way it will have the bomb…." That ...
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