When I was 17, I finished high school and got my first real job. When I say “real,” I mean a job that wasn’t working for a close relative. A job that wasn’t serving up Kosher for Pesach gefilte fish for my grandmother’s catering company. Nor gluing two-tone fashion buttons for my uncle’s shmatta business. Nor sorting […]
My Parnasa – The Blog
I run my own business, I have small kids, and I was BUSY. Then I discovered the secret of the 29-hour day. I’ll gladly share it with you, if you’re game.
My name is Naomi and I’m a productivity addict. But lately I’ve experimented with other substances, like bananas and rice, with surprising results.
What do I want to achieve in this world? About a year ago I gave this overwhelming question a lot of thought. I rejected many ideas and ways of phrasing them. It was important to me that the answer felt absolutely authentic and true to me. Eventually, I crafted a sentence that seemed right: With God’s help, […]
Some entrepreneurs suspect and fear their competitors, jealously guarding their territory. But I LOVE my competitors. Here’s why I thank them every day.
Some entrepreneurs think that finding an investor is an easy ticket to business success. Sometimes they’re right, and sometimes they’re horribly wrong.
Working hard in your business but still not making enough? It’s time to up your rates! Get tips for doing this gracefully – without scaring off clients.
Rivky worked non-stop on her new business but still lost money. Should she give up? Or is she doing great? Let’s discuss true success for a new venture.
As an entrepreneur and an activist, the moment where failure is closest terrifies me. And also inspires me to take action. Find out why…
This Sunday night is Rosh Hashana and the last day of the shmitta year. According to the Torah, no one has to pay what they owe you unless you do a Pruzbul
Like a good Jewish girl, I’d make a lousy cult member because I don’t swallow anything whole. But this particular manifesto definitely speaks to me.
Naming your brand can be a long and agonizing process. Most of us obsess too much over names. In fact, sometimes stupid names work the best. Find out why