August 2016

Something for Nothing

Here is one way to give your employee a raise:  “You’ve been with us for a year now, Enid; that means that you are due for your first raise. Congratulations, your pay is going up 5%.” There’s another way to do it.  “During the year you’ve been with us, Enid, you’ve really made a difference.  […]

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Family vs. Patriotism

Life is a terrific balance. We need families who send their loved ones to war to defend their country, but people who don’t have families are less likely to love their country. I discuss this conundrum in my latest podcast.

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My son has autism and can’t connect with others

Question: I have been listening to your podcasts & have found them to be very informative & fascinating. I just listened to your episode of 2/20/16 about Jewish attitudes towards money, business, etc. I was saddened, though, as I heard you discuss the 10 Commandments in terms of God’s 5 Commandments about “connections”. I am

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Up and Running

This has been an exciting few days for us as we launch our new website. There is so much we look forward to sharing with you that we couldn’t do in the past. Thank you very much for the positive feedback and we appreciate the patience and generosity of those of you who have run

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What If?

“May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.” While many of us may echo the sentiment expressed as we contemplate the upcoming presidential election, our 13th president, Millard Fillmore, beat us to the punch. With the huge sums allotted to my Musings research team ($0), I didn’t uncover exactly

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Welcome to our new website!

We are so excited to welcome you to our newly updated site! We hope you enjoy our new look. Keep your eye on this box, where we will jot down quick thoughts on what’s in the news and front and center in our thoughts.

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On Our Mind

We are so excited to welcome you to our newly updated site! We hope you enjoy our new look. Keep your eye on this box, where we will jot down quick thoughts on what’s in the news and front and center in our thoughts.

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Ice Cream Social(ism)

There we were in a Tom Thumb supermarket in Dallas, the city we were visiting last week. My husband was speaking at a number of venues, and we stopped at the supermarket, which has an expanded kosher section, to pick up a few things. The weather was hot; it was over 100°. In my view,

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City Lights – Enlightening Cities

It was on a clear but cold winter afternoon that I landed at JFK Airport on my first visit to the United States.  After clearing customs and immigration and being granted a three week tourist visa, I climbed into a taxi on my way to my Manhattan hotel.  Half an hour later, as the sun

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