Pivot

Pivot

I loved the Pivot scene in Friends. Classic! When the word ‘pivot’ gets overused in the business or marketing world? Not a fan. But the fact is: Coronaworld has presented a lot of challenges to the nonprofit sector. Some form of pivoting is in order. Frozen In Place...
What I Learned From A 24 Hour Zoomathon

What I Learned From A 24 Hour Zoomathon

Yes, you read that title right. I spent 24 straight hours on Zoom. I assume your first question is: Why? Happy Birthday Last week Wednesday night and Thursday was my Hebrew birthday. I’m not a big birthday celebrator, though in the past 4 years I’ve been in the U.S....
One Piece At A Time

One Piece At A Time

This past weekend I finished a puzzle for the first time in a while. A lot of tense moments trying to figure out where certain individual pieces belonged but overall, a sense of accomplishment. This is how I spent my Shabbat: For the first time in 2 1/2 years, I was...
Demonstrate Field Expertise

Demonstrate Field Expertise

Round two of the interview process. I’m sitting with the CEO and an outside consultant. They are grilling me about my experience, abilities and what I bring to the specific role I’m up for. Then comes a question that I really dislike: “If you were sitting with a...