I'm a writer, scientist, musician, inventor and lecturer. During the daytime I am advisor to the President of Shenkar College. In the evening I write children's books, satire, and "how to" manuals ("Mel's ten tips). I'm co-founder of Ourboox and married to Ourboox CEO Shuli Sapir-Nevo.
A few years back, I began writing my ten tip books. Some funny, others less so. They have grown and burgeoned. Time to make another catalogue! If you want me to make another one, just e-mail [email protected].
Everything is a story. Songs, poems, movies, books, lectures, artwork, presentations and lectures, even scientific theses and papers are all based on stories. If you can tell good stories, chances are you’ll succeed in life. If you can’t, then this might be worth a careful read.
How do you interview an elderly person about his or her life? Here are my best tips. If you want to suggest others, or comment, please e-mail me at [email protected] I’ll be delighted to hear from you, trust me.
As a self-published writer, I have made every mistake in the book.The 10 tips here apply to practically all of us, and are based on decades of experience (mine). At Ourboox.com we enable writers and illustrators avoid the pitfalls that we have made ourselves and get published effortlessly.
In his book, APE, Guy Kawasaki stresses that it’s poor business to hire a cover designer for one thousand dollars, when over 99% of self-published books never break even. Here I show you how to make a decent cover for free, in five minutes. I do it all the time, using canva.com. Thank you again, Guy
Here are ten tips (well, eleven, actually) on how to take advantage of our platform and community for creating amazing picture e-books which you can share freely with the world. Ourboox helps make books come true. So join our growing platform of writers and illustrators!
How to create a start up culture, Israeli Style! Here I share some of my ideas about the aspects of Israeli culture that engender a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. You don’t agree with me? You must be an Israeli!
A little book of advice – 10 tips – for graduate students everywhere, primarily in the sciences. I’d like to dedicate it in honor of my mentor, Eugene Rosenberg, who taught a very difficult student how to be a reasonable scientist.
Dr. Alon Amit, Hagai Cohen and I have been teaching workshops on Creative Thinking for years. And this is all we have to show for it! Seriously, the 10 tips here summarize our thoughts about creative thinking and how it can become part of your entrepreneurial lives. Start now!!
This little e-book summarizes some of the things that I believe in. You are welcome to take it, leave it, like it, deride it, share the url, ignore the url, create your own book of belieffs. It was fun in the making, that’s all.
Mel’s 10 Tips on How to Attend Fewer Business Meetings – or None at All
don’t you agree that most business meetings are a huge waste of time? Here are my very best tips for avoiding them.
Too often the first meeting turns out to be the last one. Here are my best tips for making the most of them. You can take them or leave them, they are free and based on decades of experience, both positive and negative.
Here are my best 10 tips (eleven, actually) on giving really great oral presentations. If you agree, fine. If you don’t, that’s fine too. Please comment on ‘disqus’ and we’ll have a fine discourse. This book was inspired by Roi Shternin. But that’s another story. Thanks, kid.
Mel’s Ten Tips on Ruining a Good Relationship
So you want to ruin a relationship, or maybe shun society as a whole. Beyond the direct insult and being just generally obnoxious, here are ten sure-fire ways to lose friends and acquaintances.
I’ve been meaning to write this for years. After all, I love pianos. I’ve played since the age of eight. And I did learn a lot working in a music store. This book is meant to give you some perspective with the hope that you’ll make a more intelligent choice. Good luck.
Bad breath is a major problem for about 25% of the population. The problem is that people with bad breath often don’t know. I suggest you tell members of your family that suffer from this problem, and share the very simple 10 tips in this book. It might save your breath, and your relationship!
This short book with a video at the end explains how to use mouthrinses most effectively. Different mouthwashes differ in their active agents and composition, but whichever you use, pay attention to the tips here for best results.
One of the fun moments of the Passover seder (banquet) is when the head of the family gets to hide a special matzo (unleavened bread), and the young children have to find it, and are justly rewarded. Here is a first-of-its-kind manual on where you can hide it in your own home.
If your guy is addicted to watching sports, and is glued to the tv set, then my advice to you is: Don’t try to unglue him. Here are my best ten tips for things to do while your partner isn’t paying the least bit attention. Enjoy!