Daniel Neiditch’s Blog

The Ongoing Importance of Behavioral Adaptation in Executive Leadership

As an executive leader, it is important to foster healthy behavioral adaptation within a team, as this can help prepare workers to address a wider range of challenges and high-level obligations. This process entails leading workers to adapt in a manner that benefits company goals while also emphasizing worker well-being. Leaders can implement various skills and approaches to achieve these goals – both for their workers and themselves. Setting a Positive Example The first step in establishing behavioral adaptation is to understand the concept of behavioral leadership theory. This theory states that a leader's behavior and overall leadership style can influence the behavior of their [...]

By | April 21st, 2023|

Sugar Ray Leonard Fights to Knock Out Diabetes

Sugar Ray Leonard is back in the fight, but this time, he’s not swinging his lightning-fast fists to knock out a lightweight competitor. The champion boxer recently teamed up with New York City entrepreneur and philanthropist Daniel Neiditch — a heavy hitter in his own field — to face off in a friendly boxing match in support of the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, which supports childhood diabetes. This article was originally published on Real-Leaders.com The fundraiser took place at Sugar Ray Leonard’s Pacific Palisades residence, where donors and supporters of the Foundation gathered to watch the match. Leonard and myself clocked in for the super middleweight [...]

By | May 13th, 2022|

“I Was That Kid.” A New York Real Estate Mogul’s Emerging Giving Focuses on Youth

This article by Ade Adeniji was originally published on Inside Philanthropy Daniel Neiditch is president of River 2 River Realty, a New York-based agency that has been responsible for over $1 billion in acquisitions over the past decade. Boston University graduate Neiditch is also president of Midtown Manhattan’s Atelier Condo, which offers a penthouse that comes with two Rolls-Royces and a yacht. While he is a high-flyer these days, it didn’t start out that way for the Bronx native. “Growing up in the Bronx wasn’t easy. But it drove me to be successful,” he told me in a recent interview. Neiditch has not established a [...]

By | April 23rd, 2021|

What Is NYC Doing to Protect the Homeless During COVID-19?

This is one of the worst times to be homeless in New York City. Since the onset of COVID-19, millions of people nationwide have been instructed to retreat to their homes and isolate themselves. In these troubling times, homes have become havens, secure buffer zones that protect us against the transfer of disease.  But some don’t have private spaces to retreat to. According to statistics provided by The Bowery Mission, one in every 25 New Yorkers -- that’s 70,000 men, women and children -- are homeless. The nonprofit reports that nearly 4,000 of those sleep on the street, the subway system, or other public spaces. [...]

By | May 18th, 2020|

Will de Blasio’s Plan End Homelessness in NYC?

For most, the turn of the new year brings optimism, excitement, and enthusiasm for the upcoming months. It’s a time to set goals and follow ambitions; to look forward to the future and let go of past concerns in favor of new hope.  Hope, however, is hard to come by when you’re living on the street. For all too many New Yorkers, the first days of the new year featured the same lingering, heartbreaking questions they had faced in the previous months. Where will I sleep? Will I have a place to call home this week -- or even this year?  New York’s struggles with [...]

By | January 27th, 2020|

Movement Therapy: The Solution to Making Schools Autism-Friendly

A growing amount of research shows that movement therapy — an emerging therapy that combines movement and music with positive behavior support strategies — has become an effective way to help those with autism. Recent studies indicate that activities like dancing and boxing can benefit anyone diagnosed with the disorder, but especially children, as they develop physical, social, cognitive and motor skills. However, movement therapy isn’t just useful for those on the autism spectrum. The therapeutic technique has also proved beneficial for child development more broadly, offering tangible benefits like physical stimulation and mindfulness. Some schools throughout the United States are looking to tap into [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|