Monthly Archives: July 2014

Common traits among leaders and successful people across industries, fields, and disciplines

posted by Joshua on July 31, 2014 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

A reader asked me to write about common traits of leaders and successful people across different industries and fields. Of course there’s a famous business book that covers seven of their habits. I’ll look at it from a couple different perspectives. Functional skills hold you back at higher levels Functional skills are ones to do[…] Keep reading →

Six pack pic for accountability

posted by Joshua on July 27, 2014 in Fitness, Freedom

Scroll down for the picture I’ve held back from posting since this site is mostly about leadership, meaning, value, importance, purpose, emotional awareness, emotional skills, etc. First a few words. I find people’s attitudes toward diet and exercise become self-righteous so I prefer not to bring up diet and exercise in conversation, so I’d generally[…] Keep reading →

See Joshua Spodek on leadership at General Assembly, August 23

posted by Joshua on July 26, 2014 in Education, Leadership

If you like entrepreneurship and you don’t know General Assembly, you should. They teach great courses and have built a great community around teaching relevant skills. On Saturday, August 23, 10am-5pm, I’ll lead a seminar with General Assembly on leadership in New York City. Register here, you’ll be glad you did. Here is the announcement[…] Keep reading →