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The Talmudic Formula for Success

The Talmudic Formula for Success

I made my fortune but didn’t feel successful. What was missing?

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7 Biblical Secrets to Business Success

7 Biblical Secrets to Business Success

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Everything I needed to be successful in business I learned in Jewish Day School.

Morality in the Workplace

Morality in the Workplace

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How to walk the business tightrope.

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned From Moses

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned From Moses

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Are you willing to stand up, look everyone in the eye, and say, "I'll make it happen"?

Jewry Duty

Jewry Duty

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I wear the kippah for 15 minutes and I'm already bad for the Jews.

Going Nowhere

Going Nowhere

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Where did it all go wrong?

My Fair Chance

My Fair Chance

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One man's strong religious beliefs motivate him to overcome a crippling illness and rebuild a successful business.

Getting Your Dream Job

Getting Your Dream Job

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When we dare to believe, we create our own “job possibility."

A Blanket of Trust

A Blanket of Trust

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The chairman of Starbucks learns about life from Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt"l.

Sukkot and the Secret of Happiness

Sukkot and the Secret of Happiness

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Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.

Are Business Ethics an Oxymoron?

Are Business Ethics an Oxymoron?

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Our daily business ethics speak far louder than the words we utter in synagogue.

When My Husband Got Fired

When My Husband Got Fired

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Seven lessons I learned about life.

10 Ways to Stay Positive When You Can’t Find a Job

10 Ways to Stay Positive When You Can’t Find a Job

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How to boost your self esteem when you're getting kicked around in the job market.

75 Years on the Job

75 Years on the Job

A beloved math teacher at Baltimore's Ner Israel High School has logged 27,000 school days.

The Jewish Ethicist: Giving Notice

The Jewish Ethicist: Giving Notice

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Do I have any duty to stay on until my boss finds someone else?

The Jewish Ethicist: Sweet Revenge

The Jewish Ethicist: Sweet Revenge

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Is bearing a grudge ever justified?

The Jewish Ethicist: Office Boredom

The Jewish Ethicist: Office Boredom

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In my down time I do crosswords to keep my sanity. Do I have to tell my boss?

The Jewish Ethicist: Violent Sports

The Jewish Ethicist: Violent Sports

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Some urges cannot be channeled and readily elevated.

The Jewish Ethicist: Judaism and Hunting

The Jewish Ethicist: Judaism and Hunting

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Jewish tradition has a poor regard for hunting as a pastime.

The Jewish Ethicist: Regulating Doctors' Fees

The Jewish Ethicist: Regulating Doctors' Fees

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Public authorities are empowered to balance affordability and availability.

The Jewish Ethicist: You Need This

The Jewish Ethicist: You Need This

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What was previously a luxury may become a necessity.

The Jewish Ethicist: Demanding a Raise

The Jewish Ethicist: Demanding a Raise

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Do I have to give my employee a raise?

The Jewish Ethicist: Provocative Ads

The Jewish Ethicist: Provocative Ads

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We may be used to them, but provocative ads are spiritually harmful.

The Jewish Ethicist: Pharaoh's Tax

The Jewish Ethicist: Pharaoh's Tax

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Taxes need to have both substantive and procedural fairness.

The Jewish Ethicist: Fair Tax

The Jewish Ethicist: Fair Tax

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One principle of fair taxation is payment according to benefit.

The Jewish Ethicist: Job Loyalty: How Far?

The Jewish Ethicist: Job Loyalty: How Far?

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A job is often more than a job.

The Jewish Ethicist: Tainted Money

The Jewish Ethicist: Tainted Money

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Can a bank accept deposits from criminals?

The Jewish Ethicist: Supporting Dad

The Jewish Ethicist: Supporting Dad

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My father has a very low income, but owns a very large house. And he's disinheriting me. Am I obligated to support him?

The Jewish Ethicist: My Idol!

The Jewish Ethicist: My Idol!

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Spiritual danger arises when performance is given a status far beyond its marginal importance.

The Jewish Ethicist: Jewish Wisdom vs. Secular Knowledge

The Jewish Ethicist: Jewish Wisdom vs. Secular Knowledge

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What's the difference between the two?

Work or Shirk?

Work or Shirk?

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A shirking partner must bear the consequences.

The Jewish Ethicist: Reuben Hood

The Jewish Ethicist: Reuben Hood

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Judaism commands the rich to help the poor, but doesn't condone the use of force or fraud.

The Jewish Ethicist: Unequal Partnership

The Jewish Ethicist: Unequal Partnership

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A partnership is all for one and one for all.

The Jewish Ethicist: Stolen Merchandise

The Jewish Ethicist: Stolen Merchandise

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Jewish law forbids buying stolen goods.

The Jewish Ethicist: Tricking Web Users

The Jewish Ethicist: Tricking Web Users

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Don't give interested customers the run-around.

The Jewish Doctor

The Jewish Doctor

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The small acts of kindness that a doctor witnessed 40 years ago changed his life and the lives of his patients.

The Jewish Ethicist: Double Dipping?

The Jewish Ethicist: Double Dipping?

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Insurance is only meant to cover a loss.

The Jewish Ethicist: Believe It or Not?

The Jewish Ethicist: Believe It or Not?

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It is as forbidden to believe slanderous stories as it is to relate them.

The Jewish Ethicist: Friendly Recommendation

The Jewish Ethicist: Friendly Recommendation

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Don't cross the line between informing and promoting.

The Jewish Ethicist: Hiring Miring

The Jewish Ethicist: Hiring Miring

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How fair does fair consideration have to be?

The Jewish Ethicist: Bogus Job Interview

The Jewish Ethicist: Bogus Job Interview

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Don't ask for CVs if you already know whom you will hire.

The Jewish Ethicist: Without Permission

The Jewish Ethicist: Without Permission

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Can two wrongs make it right?

The Jewish Ethicist: Free Trial Period

The Jewish Ethicist: Free Trial Period

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Do I have to pay someone who did work as part of the interview process?

The Jewish Ethicist: The Angry Manager

The Jewish Ethicist: The Angry Manager

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Is anger an acceptable tool for a manager?

The Jewish Ethicist: Don't Hire Him!

The Jewish Ethicist: Don't Hire Him!

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Can I warn my neighbors about a problematic workman they're thinking of hiring?

The Jewish Ethicist: Fire When Ready?

The Jewish Ethicist: Fire When Ready?

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What circumstances justify discharging a worker?

The Jewish Ethicist: Can I Quit?

The Jewish Ethicist: Can I Quit?

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You are not a slave to your job.

The Jewish Ethicist: When Parents Disagree

The Jewish Ethicist: When Parents Disagree

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When it comes to honor and respect, the Torah gives equal status to father and mother.

The Jewish Ethicist: Product Safety

The Jewish Ethicist: Product Safety

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Consumer products should be safe for the variety of uses that can be expected of them.

The Jewish Ethicist: Paying on Time

The Jewish Ethicist: Paying on Time

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All creditors need to paid on time, but workers especially.

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