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Category: Spiritual Business Practices

Examining how spiritual growth can take place while you conduct business.

How Not To Play God With Your Kids

In this series so far, we have discussed the importance of not playing God in business situations – with your clients, with your employees, and in your profession. But this tendency to play God isn’t limited to the career world;…
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How Not To Play God In Your Profession

When you are in a position of authority and hold significant amounts of knowledge and experience, it’s not a big step to start taking advantage of your power and playing God. In previous articles in this series, we discussed the…
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How Not to Play God With Your Employees

In our last article, we talked about not pretending that you own your clients. You do this by treating them as the freethinking individuals that they are and not taking them for granted. This ensures that they do business with…
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How Not to Play God With Your Clients

We live in a culture marked by striving and entitlement. Sometimes those qualities are positive as they help us reach our goals and achieve great things. But getting what you want in business – and life in general – should…
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How to be Centered, Strong, and Supple

Are you too strong? Too set in your ways? Or perhaps, are you too flexible? Maybe too yielding? No worries. You can be strong yet supple. You just have to find the middle road. Where is Your Center? Marcus Aurelius…
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Keep It Simple, Simon

Did you know that you can have a super-amount of stuff, but still lead a simple life? That you can have a multitude of accounts and businesses and assets, yet still not feel overburdened? That you can even be at…
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Do I Need Life Insurance If I Believe in God?

Religion can be good for people. Knowing that you are accountable to a Higher Authority can keep you humble. At the same time, knowing that your capabilities are granted by a Higher Power can keep you inspired. When people understand…
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Divine Intervention Once and For All

A brief thought on another Passover-related topic:   God took command of history at the time of the Exodus and giving of the Torah at Sinai. This was the one and only time He “came to us.” Thereafter, we would…
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Guns, God, and Freedom

Guns and gun violence are a huge part of our society. If you work in the life insurance business long enough, and you handle enough different cases, you will come across them. I have seen firsthand the trouble they can…
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“Who Do You Think You Are?”

D’var Torah for the Shloshim of Leon Kobrin, Aryeh Leib ben Chaim8 Adar 5773 / February 18, 2013 My Father’s teachings My father preached the importance of a number of principles related to the “self.”  One of these was “Know Thyself”. …
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