The Huffington Post covered Life Lessons from Daniel Taub, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.K. leaves a legacy as he calls it quits. For four years Taub has served as Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Court of St. James. As Leah Stern sits down with Taub, he clarifies that he likes to be addressed as Daniel, without his formal titles.
As Daniel reflects on the past years, he believes the current strength of relations between the U.K. and Israel is the best as it has ever been. From sitting down with Daniel, Leah Stern highlights the following important lessons Daniel shares from his experience professionally and personally:
Never Look Back
Daniel dishes that he is delightfully surprised at the scope of new relationships that developed under his work. Rather than leaving his work feeling like the job could have been done better, he recognizes that he and his team were able to expand their relationships to further distances.
You are What You Read
Daniel reads books that he can personally relate to in his life. Reading created a new path of later speaking and writing. Learn more: https://www.thejc.com/
Over Indulge and Stomp Regrets
Daniel shares that he regrets not getting his family involved with the London Music Theatre scene in the past and plans to start getting more involved. Along with musicals, Daniel shares his indulgence of Cadburys – the chocolate that he thinks is the best in the world.
Take Advantage of Speaking with Both Friends and Opponents Alike – You May Learn Something
Daniel has made it a point to meeting with all local figures no matter what political side. He shares his memory of meeting the Queen in 2011 and later on explains that when meeting with local figures, he ensured that it would not be public.
On Being Multidimensional
After being raised in the U.K., Daniel moved to Israel in his twenties where he rapidly moved up in the hierarchy from combat medic to speech writer for key speakers. He shares his experience of being appointed Ambassador under criticism of not being experienced enough for the position to sharing his credentials with the monarch.
Daniel would like his family to remain all together in Jerusalem. He intends to work in Foreign Service as he and his family look forward to going back to Jerusalem.
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