Spiritual Life at Work Workshop, June July 2017

Spiritual Life in the 9-to-5 — workshop

It’s hard to fit spirituality into your workday. You can “make time” for prayer or meditation between meetings and tasks — and this is a good thing. But better yet: stop trying to fit spirituality into your workday. Instead, make your workday part of your spirituality! In this workshop, you’ll explore how to: (1) Define your …

Isroel Hopsztajn

How To Know If Your Mission is Divinely Inspired?

A Hasid comes to see his Rabbi: “Rebbe, I had a dream that I was the leader of 300 Hasidim. What should I do?” The Rabbi replies, “Come back when 300 Hasidim have a dream that you are their leader.” ——— Image: Isroel Hopsztajn, Magid from Kozienice. Source: National Library of Israel, Schwadron Collection

Compassion and the LinkedIn CEO

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner leads from his spiritual core — not by talking about “religion” at work, but by working in accord with his spiritual values: Of all the management principles I have adopted over the years, either through direct experience or learning from others, there is one I aspire to live by more than …

Career Direction

Do you love your work? Does what you do make sense to your head and your heart? And are you happy with direction your career is moving? If your answers are Yes, that’s GREAT! But if not, it’s time to change — to create a career that truly reflects who you are. It’s time to …

“Call on God, but Row Away from the Rocks” and similar

Three related quotes: “Call on God, but row away from the rocks” “Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.” “Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.” — Attribution unknown.*  But why worry about that if the words are wise? ———— *For many years, I thought …

Sunday Into Monday — The Beatitudes from 9 to 5

The Beatitudes – Matthew 5:3-12 – are some of the most-loved verses in the New Testament. Poetic and beautiful, they are easy to remember.  But are they easy to live?  Especially in the busy 9-to-5? “Sunday into Monday” is a one-hour workshop to help us “blessedly” live our 9-to-5 work hours, as Christ taught in …