I was lucky. When I became the rabbi of my congregation, I followed a revered leader who had served the congregation for 25 years. He welcomed me graciously and lovingly, making it clear to the congregation that I was now the senior rabbi. Many colleagues have not been as lucky. Leadership succession is delicate and […]
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The older I get, the more I believe that gratitude is the answer to almost every problem we face. I recently watched this short video that reminded me of its importance.
The world desperately needs leadership benediction. David Gibbons, an amazing leader in California, wrote in his book The Monkey and the Fish: “. . . the world demands that business not only be good for profits but also be good for the planet and good for people.”