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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Leadership and the Environment podcast episode #4: My talk, recorded live, June 19, 2017

posted by Joshua on June 21, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Leadership, Nature Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:17 — 49.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Still a work in progress, below is my latest keynote on Leadership and the Environment. I gave it to a live audience, June 19, 2017. Sorry, no video. Since it’s still a work in progress, so I welcome suggestions[…] Keep reading →

Stop congratulating me for not polluting: the Chris Rock perspective [video]

posted by Joshua on June 20, 2017 in Nature

People keep congratulating me when they learn it takes me six months to accumulate a load of landfill garbage. It’s still pollution. Just because people produce a lot more garbage doesn’t make mine any less so. Congratulating someone for accumulating garbage slowly is like congratulating them for kicking a puppy lightly. Kicking a puppy doesn’t[…] Keep reading →

I can’t eat all the delicious, healthy food that costs almost nothing fast enough to keep up this spring. And losing fat and gaining muscle.

posted by Joshua on June 19, 2017 in Nature

I’ve started calling my diet unamerican. What I eat is Delicious Convenient Cheap Nutritious Local Community building (many guests come over instead of meeting at bars and restaurants) Non-polluting Seasonal Home made This seems the opposite of how most Americans eat. They go out, spend a lot on stuff reheated after being manufactured in a[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Should I Report the Biased Remarks of a Campus Cop?

posted by Joshua on June 18, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Should I Report the Biased Remarks of a Campus Cop?” I am a graduate student at a prestigious university in the rural United States. On a recent evening, I found myself locked out[…] Keep reading →

Why I turned down nearly $10,000 to teach for an Ivy League school for a week in Shanghai

posted by Joshua on June 17, 2017 in Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Freedom, Leadership, Nature

Columbia University offered me nearly $10,000 to fly to Shanghai to teach an entrepreneurship class, block-week style, meaning a semester in a week, 9-5 each day. I’ve taught that way before and got great results. I love teaching entrepreneurship. I’m not bragging to say that my reviews say I’m exceptional at it. I love my[…] Keep reading →

A simple, brazen way to make money in America that works

posted by Joshua on June 16, 2017 in Entrepreneurship

Here is a simple, brazen way to make money in America that works. Find something that makes people feel good but is unhealthy or makes their life worse and market it as healthy. It works: Candies marketed as health food Sugary things in general Restaurants in general Olive oil Things marked “recyclable” Self-indulgent things Shopping[…] Keep reading →

Less Talk More Action: The podcast

posted by Joshua on June 15, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Erin O’Brien hosts the Less Talk More Action podcast. She just released her interview of me. I recommend listening! As Erin describes it, “Less Talk. More Action” is a podcast with a twist. Instead of a talkfest, it’s an action-orientated podcast … you walk away with something tangible and implementable to improve your business (rather[…] Keep reading →