Jewish Journal

  • Lessons from “The Social Network”

    By Misha Henckel

    January 30, 2011 | 2:41 pm

    “The Social Network” is mostly a commentary on the life and personality of Facebook creator, Mark Zuckerberg. I finally watched it last night. Based on reports and reviews, I was prepared to despise the man. Instead, I felt nothing but admiration, and in all honesty a little bit of... read on

  • Lessons from “The King’s Speech”

    By Misha Henckel

    January 27, 2011 | 9:02 pm

    Everyone must see “The King’s Speech!” This is a film about courage, inner strength, perseverance and finding one’s voice and one Self. It is about showing up even in the face of overwhelming odds, and about the value of true friendship.

    It’s a true story based on the life... read on

  • Let’s Finally Stop Sweeping the Guns Under the Rug

    By Misha Henckel

    January 24, 2011 | 11:17 pm

    Since the Tucson massacre, the issue of gun control has risen to the top of the news pile, and has been the focus of several interviews on primetime news programs and an avalanche of articles in the major print publications across the country. We have had impassioned pleas from... read on

  • Some Concrete Steps to Make Today Awesome

    By Misha Henckel

    January 19, 2011 | 10:17 am

    In my last post, I lauded Piers Morgan for showing up in his interview of Oprah and doing a great job. The question is how can we do that, show up in our own lives? Well here are some concrete steps that you can use to show up and make your day amazing.

    1. Remember that even when... read on

  • Piers Morgan Proves He’s the Right Choice with Smashing Interview of Oprah!

    By Misha Henckel

    January 18, 2011 | 2:58 pm

    For those of us who were watching to see if Larry King’s shoes would be filled, or not, Piers Morgan delivered. He was smart, perceptive, direct, and ultimately impressive. When he asked Oprah at the end, how he had done, she answered, “Surprising! And that’s good. You always... read on

  • Top 5 Life Lessons from the Golden Globes

    By Misha Henckel

    January 17, 2011 | 2:35 pm

    Don’t be afraid to speak the truth – Ricky Gervais for calling everyone, especially the Hollywood Foreign Press, on their s***. Some people may not be liking him right now, but I thought he was fantastic (well, for the most part), and made the show interesting.

    Don’t be... read on

  • Debbie Friedman - Mourning into Dancing

    By Misha Henckel

    January 12, 2011 | 11:06 pm

    I didn’t know Debbie Friedman… I’d met her, and seen her perform a number of times. But I didn’t know her, not like those of my friends who’d spent many a day creating music with her, or learning from her, or sharing the bimah with her. But all week I haven’t been able to... read on

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Misha Henckel is a Los Angeles–based branding specialist and the CEO/Founder of True Face Branding. After more than a decade as a leading life coach, Misha now works with...

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