Our parents had a career and certainty. We do not expect the same. Generation Y are the kids of perpetual recessions. Since we were born, we have heard this word over and over. Uncertainty is our constant.
Whenever you catch yourself judging yourself, notice that there was some type of external event or internal thought that you judged. Notice that the judgment is something you added to the event or the thought.
This is the core of life-changing creations and innovative companies: the involvement and energy we are ready to put into it. It is hard to stay committed to a project if you do not grow in it, if you do not learn.
What I have learned from my 37 years as a rabbi is that being smart, or knowing a lot about a lot of things doesn't ever matter as much as simply being a mentsch. If you want to make a difference in other people's lives, first be a mentsch, and the rest will follow.
As meaning provokes happiness and not the other way around, I wonder if we should not learn to just be first. Having the wisdom of feeling that already being is already an achievement. You do not have to do to deserve to be here.
Use these as a north star to help guide your actions in the days that follow toward an even more fulfilling life. Although we can veer off the path, when we notice the star, we can always come back to it.
Being successful cannot be defined by society. It has to come from a certain alignment between who you are, what you do and how you impact your community. Nobody can decide this for you. You are the only one in charge. And what a relief this is.
The world is changing so fast that a company's success is increasingly driven by its ability to innovate and adapt. Change is imperative -- and the rate and complexity of change has exponentially increased. But here's some bad news: Most corporate change initiatives fail.
The muddled message we then send is that our meaning in life comes from the work we do. While that may be true for some people, it's certainly not the case for many. Here are five ways to begin crafting more meaningful connections and lives.
How do emotional exiles cope? What mental and emotional tools do we have to salve the pain of extreme loneliness and find new forms of meaning? Psychological scientists are very interested in this question.
Faith is about finding ourselves again; helping our neighbor do the same; and trying to figure out how together we might heal the places of brokenness in our lives and the world around us. Faith demands that we keep a place for hope and meaning at our center.
Who could blame us for wanting people to notice when we do something nice? But what if we keep our kindness private, shared only between us and the person we care about at that moment? That is something I would like to see.