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    Oct 13, 2014

    You Won't Believe What The 7 Principles Of LJY-Netzer Leadership Are!

    Number 4 is so accurate it hurts. Inspired by our pal Rabbi Jonathan "Big J" Sacks, we've put together a list of a few of the things which make LJY-Netzer leaders the best around. All this and more on Hadracha Seminar 2014: sign up at LJY-Netzer.org !!

    1. We like to spread the leadership love.

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    Being a madrich/a isn't all dorm time and discipline, it's about spreading the principles of Youth Empowerment, and inspiring the next generation of leaders to get involved and make a difference.

    2. We know how to big ourselves up.

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    Some people might put themselves down. Not us! Leaders help their chanichim understand the wider context of their actions. We do have an impact, we do make a difference.

    3. We care about the big issues.

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    As our mate Big J has been known to say: 'We are free. We are responsible. And together we can change the world." Leadership is all about inspiring others to make a difference.

    4. We sometimes learn things without even meaning to.

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    With our super-fresh ideology and our awesome knowledge skillz, it's hard to get through the day without spreading our wisdom.

    5. We make Judaism cool.

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    Not connecting with your rabbi's sermon? On LJY we're all about Fun-Jew-Cation. We know the best ways to birkat, and sharpest ways to recite the Shema.

    6. We don't just teach, we learn

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    The best leaders know themselves, their strengths and weaknesses, and learn from their mistakes. Hadracha is like a yoga retreat for your leadership skills - every session we lead affects us as well as those we are leading.

    7. Leading is fun!

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    Leading is really really fun. Stressful? Yeah. Difficult? At times. But the most rewarding things we do in life are the ones which challenge us.

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