Category Archives: Thought Tools

Weekly email newsletter from Rabbi Daniel Lapin.

Me, Me, Me!

This fellow I know runs a struggling consulting business.  The advice he delivers is of high quality–I know because I have consulted with him once or twice.  Yet he struggles.  He agonizes about his lack of success. He is proud … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Upper Class

Some Republican politicians shock me when they make statements like these. “My tax plan will benefit the working class.” “We must show how much we care for the poor.” “It’s not only the rich who’ll benefit…” “We don’t have to … Continue reading

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Do the Wright Thing

If you’re trying to build a business, sustain a marriage, raise children or if you’re engaged in any other long-term challenging project, there is a lesson to be found in the story of flight. It was the fall of 1900;  … Continue reading

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Grow Without Gaining a Pound

Success in life is not, as is popularly claimed, who you know.  Neither is it what you know.  While those two are both important, success in life ultimately depends upon what you are.  And by that I mean whether you … Continue reading

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Never Marry Your Aunt

  One of my least favorite laws was the National Speed Limit law of 1974 that mandated 55 miles per hour as the legal maximum.  Government assured us that it would save gasoline that, back then, we were lining up … Continue reading

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