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THE ART OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

THE ART OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Parashat Pinhas Effective communication is definitely an art.  Non-effective communicators don’t ask themselves the seven questions before communicating.  Who is the right person to relay the message? What is the right thing to say? To whom? With whom? Where is the right place to say it? How is the right…

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THE ART OF IMAGINATION

THE ART OF IMAGINATION Parashat Hukat The Jews spoke badly about G-d and Moshe: Why did they take us out of Egypt, to die in the desert? There is no bread, no water, and our soul is repulsed by the disgusting bread (the Mannah). G-d sent in the people poisonous snakes, and they bit the…

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THE ART OF NARRATION

THE ART OF NARRATION Parashat Korah Your life decisions and everyday decisions are generally limited and confined to your four S’s. Social (the people you associate with and see, role models, community), State of mind (emotion, mood, physiology, etc.), Structure (what is most accessible, easy, simple, available), and Story ( the narrative of your life…

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MAN WITH A MISSION

MAN WITH A MISSION Parashat Shlach You always have two choices. You can live your life as if you were created for a purpose, for a mission. There is rhyme and reason to why you were created, and why you are here now. Or, you can live your life as if it is a random…

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THE KEYS TO HEAVEN’S GATES

THE KEYS TO HEAVEN’S GATES Parashat Bhaalotcha You can and should always talk to G-d. But prayer that works, prayer that opens the right doors to answer your prayers in Heaven, is prayer using the right words, the words that the great Jewish leaders established, understanding and meditating on what we are saying. We would…

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