Monthly Archives: March 2014

A reader responds on the concepts of introversion and extroversion

on March 31, 2014 in Awareness, Education, Nature

An attendee at a recent seminar I spoke at that covered the concepts of introversion and extroversion read my posts on them and wrote. I asked if I could share what she wrote here so others could benefits from her thoughts and our discussion and she agreed. Hello! We met last night at the Gotta Be Good Tour at NYU, and talked briefly about the concept of extroversion-introversion. It had[…] Keep reading →

Creativity — The Series

on March 30, 2014 in Creativity, Education

Do you like creative things and being creative? Read my series on creativity. I just posted it as a series. Click here to read it. You can become more creative.

The 2014 New York City Marathon!

on March 29, 2014 in Fitness

Regular readers know I trained for last year’s marathon, then hurt my foot just before the event, after already running a few 20+ miles runs. Postponing gives you automatic entry the following year, which I did, and just got an email that I’m in this year. Congratulations, Joshua! You’re in. Welcome to the Class of 2014, New York City Marathoner! You’ll be on a runner’s journey through the five boroughs[…] Keep reading →

Op/Ed Fridays: Bloomberg’s most infamous legacy?

on March 28, 2014 in Freedom, Leadership

This week I came across the news that The city of New York has agreed to pay $18m to settle a civil rights claim from hundreds of protesters who were rounded up and detained in overcrowded and dirty conditions after they rallied outside the 2004 Republican National Convention. For those who don’t remember, the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City, shortly after the Iraq Invasion, faced protests by[…] Keep reading →

See Coco & Breezy at NYU Monday!

on March 27, 2014 in Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Events

If you don’t know Coco & Breezy, they are two rising stars with their own fashion line. Check out their page here. They started their company in their teens, moving to New York City from Minneapolis and have been growing since. Here’s an overview from the event announcement for their engagement Monday at NYU: The Entrepreneurship Special Interest Housing Floor invite entrepreneurs and fashion-minded alike to attend an evening with[…] Keep reading →

A testimonial from “How to Lead People So They Want You to Lead Them Again”

on March 26, 2014 in Education, Leadership

Following up yesterday’s testimonial, an attendee, Amy, from my seminar a week and a half ago, wrote about applying what she learned days after the seminar and seeing results. I really enjoyed the seminar – it gave me a great deal to think about (and apply). In fact, I am hiring an Associate for my team and approaching it entirely differently based on your framework. The interview I had recently[…] Keep reading →

A testimonial from Harvard talk on Friday

on March 25, 2014 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

An attendee, David, at Friday’s talk at Harvard with GiveGetWin, spoke to me for a while before the event began and then after. He wrote the following Joshua’s talk at Harvard was wonderful. He masterfully dissected the process of decision-making and the influence it has on people’s lives. In less than 15 minutes he left me with enough to think about for a week. After the event we ended up[…] Keep reading →