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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Cheetah extinction, the Earth’s carrying capacity, and how many kids you want

posted by Joshua on December 31, 2016 in Nature

News a few days ago said the cheetah is approaching extinction. As the BBC wrote in “Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes,” The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study into declining numbers. The report estimates that there are just 7,100 of the world’s fastest mammals now left[…] Keep reading →

Listen to John Ramstead of Eternal Leadership’s podcast of me

posted by Joshua on December 30, 2016 in Audio, Leadership

I was honored to be a guest of John Ramstead—Former Navy Fighter Pilot, Leadership Coach, international Podcast Host and Author of Top 100 Leadership Blog for Executives, Managers and CEOs–in his Eternal Leadership podcast, which he posted today. Here’s the link to the podcast. Here’s John’s podcast page image: Here’s John: A few words about[…] Keep reading →

Redefining possibility: This 85-year-old marathoner runs faster than you

posted by Joshua on December 29, 2016 in Fitness, Models

I remember people telling me as a kid that it was inevitable to get fat when you turned 30 or 40. When you’re young, you believe grown-ups. Sadly, you don’t know that they’re just telling you beliefs they’ve told themselves to excuse their mediocrity or having chosen ice cream and cookies in their two options[…] Keep reading →

This Start-Up Is Revolutionizing Museums: Museum Hack will change how you visit them forever.

posted by Joshua on December 28, 2016 in Art, Entrepreneurship,

My post today, “This Start-Up Is Revolutionizing Museums,” begins This Start-Up Is Revolutionizing Museums Museum Hack will change how you visit them forever. Did you grow up bored with museums too? Grown-ups talked about them like they were an adventure but they made them feel like history class for old people. Times have changed![…] Keep reading →

The success of leaders grading themselves

posted by Joshua on December 26, 2016 in Education, Leadership

Some teachers ask students to grade peers. Some ask for student input on grading. I go further. Radical self-grading I have students in my leadership courses grade themselves—not just give some input. They choose their grades. Moreover, I tell them that I will defend to the administration that they deserve them even if they all[…] Keep reading →

A leadership lesson Hillary Clinton supporters could learn from Nelson Mandela

posted by Joshua on December 25, 2016 in Leadership

A few weeks ago, while working on a video shoot waiting for the people to be recorded to arrive, a friend mentioned how he expected the women to be more likely to wear makeup. A woman on the shoot called him misogynist. I asked what was misogynist about what he said. She said the expectation[…] Keep reading →