What Makes People Stand Up, Say Hineini, and Lead?

What Makes People Stand Up, Say Hineini, and Lead?
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Adam Simon

Executive Director | Aviv Foundation

How can Jewish leaders today embody the boldness and presence of leaders from Torah? Adam Simon examines four different models of leadership from Torah that work together in harmony in order to bring t... See more

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Moshe and Aharon - Two Leadership Models - OU Torah

And I besought Hashem at that time, saying: O L-rd G-D, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness, and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth, that can do according to Your works, and according to Your mighty acts?

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What's your leadership style? You have a particular style, of course, but do you know what it is and how it compares to the styles of other leaders? Over the past two decades of studying leaders, my team and I have found that there are really four fundamental leadership styles: Pragmatist, Idealist, [...]

Seven principles of Jewish leadership

I was recently asked to write the foreword to a publication being produced by the Adam Science Foundation to mark the 20th anniversary of its leadership program. Named after the late Adam Science, who died tragically in 1991 at the age of 27, the program has had great success in developing the next generation of lay and professional leadership within Anglo- Jewry.

Adam  Simon, 

Executive Director | Aviv Foundation

Adam Simon is currently the Executive Director of the Aviv Foundation. Previously, Simon was the Director of Leadership Initiatives for the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, where he helped build grassroots service initiatives based on Jewish values. With professional experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Simon has served as the Director of Hillel at Northwestern University and managed warehouse operations at a company involving hundreds of team members and hundreds of thousands of industrial supplies. Simon is a frequent teacher, trainer and public speaker, and is a recipient of the JJ Greenberg Memorial Award. Adam holds a BA (summa cum laude) and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, and has served on numerous local and national boards.