The Center for Leadership Initiatives, in partnership with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is excited to announce the launch of The Kivun Intensive 2009. Kivun, which in Hebrew means "direction," is a five-month professional development program that will … [Read more...] about The Kivun Intensive
Deborah Grayson Riegel, aka MyJewishCoach, has partnered with JewishJobs.com to provide high quality learning for Jewish professionals and volunteers who want to hone their skills and integrate change into personal and professional aspects of their lives. Deborah is smart, … [Read more...] about Professional Development in a Tough Market
The economy is down – and anxieties are running high in the workplace. Every day, I speak with coaching clients from Jewish nonprofit organizations who range from uneasy to panic about the security of their jobs. Will my funding get renewed? What if I get laid off? What can I do t … [Read more...] about 30 Ways to Be a Class Act at Work
During the high holidays, we are asked to reflect on our relationships with family, with friends, with colleagues, and others. We take stock of how our relationships are, what we’ve done well, where we need to improve, and we commit to doing a better job next year. Once a year i … [Read more...] about Reflect and Question
This summer, most news outlets had stories about the high cost of leaving home due to gas prices. They reported that many of us opted for a "staycation" -- where we stay home and breathe some new life into our current environment. It's not as dramatic a change as a vacation, but … [Read more...] about Should You Staycate… or Vacate?