Thought of
the week.

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – April 9, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I have found in my life—both from what I have witnessed in my work and in my personal life—that we are so much more comfortable being in the discomfort we know, rather than explore our potential for greatness, when it takes us out of our comfort zone. I have had…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – April 2, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Faith is probably the single greatest tool in my tool chest to combat the challenges we face in our lives. The power of faith never ceases to amaze me, yet it is such a difficult muscle to exercise in the face of challenge and adversity. My dearest friend just had…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – March 26, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

This week, the Jewish tradition celebrates the holiday of Passover, a holiday commemorating God bringing the Jewish people out of slavery and into freedom. I am so grateful for my freedoms– yet, at times I have been a slave to my mind; a more emotional type of slavery to be…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – March 19, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Sometimes, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Truthfully, intentions are important– yet ultimately more important are our actions, and our ability to adjust when our intentions are leading us to actions that have us veering off course– or even worse, are damaging to others. I am referring…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – March 12, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Our society and world today are so very focused on allowing others to make decisions, to paint a positive spin on situations, and to not take away someone’s rights by forcing them to go against their will, yet my question is: what if they are truly harming themselves, or are…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – March 5, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Leadership has to be one of the most difficult tasks we face, and ultimately, we all face it at some point. Whether at work, as a parent, as a communal leader, or as a place where we must stand up for what we believe and be a leader in the…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – February 26, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

This week is the Holiday of Purim, also referred to as the Holiday of Masks, or the Holiday of Indulgence. While many would argue that the holiest day of the Jewish calendar is Yom Kippur, as it is the day of Atonement, I would suggest that Purim has the ability…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – February 19, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I have always known that when I am of service, I benefit much more from it than anyone else does. I have the honor of helping someone, yet in turn, I am truly helping myself. Additionally, when I turn my pain and my suffering into a passion– or better yet,…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – February 12, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I have been thinking about one of the most important gifts that we can give ourselves and others, yet I believe we benefit much more from it than others do. I am speaking of the gift of forgiveness; when we are hurt by others– sometimes truly terribly– we are put…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – February 5, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I have the privilege of working with people who struggle, yet I too have been struggling with something recently, and I would really love to hear your feedback, my dear readers. Many of my clients– and at times, myself– are inconsistent, which can make the journey quite difficult. Additionally, I…

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