Thought of
the week.

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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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – January 29, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

This week, I was fortunate to have dinner with my son and a dear friend of ours. This young man– who today, is a successful father, employee, husband, and friend– has overcome incredible hurdles in order to get to where he is today. I had the privilege of meeting him…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – January 22, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Every week, I read the words of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, and they always inspire me. I found this week’s reading so pertinent to our current climate, that I needed to just about copy what he wrote: “When speaking to a people about their imminent freedom, what would a leader say?”…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – January 15, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I spoke to one of my oldest and best friends this morning, and he was telling me about a trip his friend went on. His friend was traveling with people of means, who by all appearances, seemed to have everything going for themselves, yet, most of them were on some…

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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK – January 8, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

I am constantly amazed and blown away by people who have the ability to think long term– those people who are able to delay gratification for a goal that they know is achievable, yet they cannot see it in sight. Whether that be training for a marathon, completing medical school,…

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THOUGHT OF WEEK – January 1, 2021

By Asher Gottesman

Surely, this year has been a hard year for most. For some people, however, they have managed to find the silver lining– or may I dare say– the gold lining. With the radical change in circumstances that have befallen us all this past year, people have been forced to be…

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