Ambition, Anticipation and Iran: Our Week in Wisdom

Ambition, Anticipation and Iran: Our Week in Wisdom

On The Wisdom Daily this week (July 6-10), we discussed tips for being true to yourself when professional pressure intensifies, the upside to anticipating negative outcomes, the bright future of Judaism in the United States despite a less religious populace and the process of furthering Middle East peace. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.


Sunglasses.Sun.Cannes.620Authenticity and Ambition: Four Steps to Nurturing Both – Naomi Telushkin

Experiencing the world’s most famous film festival was as intense as I’d anticipated when I went to Cannes. Looking back, I realize that what takes your breath away in terms of flash and glare may actually shed light on an important challenge: not losing yourself… READ MORE


NegativeThinking.620How Negative Thinking Can Boost Problem-Solving – Geoff Mitelman

The New York Times website recently featured a short, simple game to assess your skill in solving puzzles: Type in three numbers, and see if those numbers obey a certain rule. Some sequences will obey the rule, and some won’t. What’s the rule?… READ MORE


SynagogueNewYork.AmericanJudasism.620Judaism in America: It’s (Probably) the End of the World as We Know It – Brad Hirschfield

We Jews, however we understand ourselves, are more integrally linked to the larger American culture than perhaps any previous generation of diaspora Jews, including past generations…?READ MORE


JasonSchwartzman.TheOvernight.BWisdom on Night Owls, Cars and Anxiety: Must-Read Links – TWD

Check out these recent links – fascinating essays and interviews that came across our radar – for fresh, wise viewpoints about operating a Google self-driving car, building a peaceful life after a traumatic childhood, staying up long after sundown… READ MORE


Deadlines.620Is Negotiating Without a Deal Productive? – Brad Hirschfield

From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: In life, we know the ends shouldn’t justify the means. But let’s not invert that, either. As we pass another nuclear deal deadline with Iran, U.S. officials are praising the productive talks – with little to show for it… READ MORE




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