Empty out the inbox but please smile. PREPENT5773. Day 15

“I’m catching up on my emails today”. When things you love and make you happy become those that can annoy  and make you snap – gotta lift the hood and look into what’s going on with that. I’m looking at emails and all such digital inbox related communications. So many conversations, like this one, are […]

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Thank You Mary Poppins. Prepent5773 day 14+15

עברית בהמשך Here’s what I know about my life, from plain experience, and it’s a no brainer: when I’m happier everything is easier, and more important things get done. More importantly, when I’m happier I’m closer to my self, closer to others, closer to living out my goals, my higher purpose and aspirations. Call me […]

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A farewell to those no longer here. PREPENT5773 Day 13

עברית בהמשך This second week of PREPENT’ing is ending, and with it the list of farewells. This process, like cooking, does not proscribe exactly to the step by step of recipies. It makes sense to go in order as the taking-stock of time progresses, but it sometimes happens that the salt gets added when we […]

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Can I do a better job of reacting to rage? PREPENT5773 Day 12.

עברית בהמשך What do you do when somebody calls you stupid? and what if it’s your kid? In other words: what’s the best response to bad behavior? Wearing both my personal and professional hats I am thinking about this question a lot recently. When a kid throws a tantrum or an employee turns rude and […]

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Can I fix four broken friendships? PREPENT5773. Day 11.

עברית – בהמשך I’m thinking today about grudges and forgiveness and why it’s so damm hard.   I’m at some fancy cafe on the Upper West Side, and as I sit down, still early in the morning, for a poached egg and coffee, a waitress drops the menu on my table and turns away at […]

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