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Category Archives: Awareness

Stellar reviews of other courses I’ve taught like Leadership Step by Step

posted by Joshua on January 27, 2017 in Awareness, Education, Entrepreneurship, Exercises, Leadership

Pre-order Leadership Step by Step on Amazon! or Register for a free webinar on the course! Reviews of Other Courses of Joshua Spodek Below are anonymous reviews by people who did the progression of exercises of other courses that I teach in the same style as Leadership Step by Step. They range from first year undergraduates[…] Keep reading →

Reviews of Leadership Step by Step: the Course

posted by Joshua on January 26, 2017 in Awareness, Education, Exercises, Leadership

Pre-order Leadership Step by Step on Amazon! or Register for a free webinar on the course! Below are anonymous reviews by people who did the book’s exercises. They range from first year undergraduates to graduate students to adult learners to clients in their 60s who have sold businesses. (Not all are native English speakers.) “This course[…] Keep reading →

Stop Unwanted Beliefs From Sabotaging Your Self-Improvement: Read my guest post in Tanveer Naseer’s blog

posted by Joshua on January 18, 2017 in Awareness, Leadership, Models, Tips

Tanveer Naseer is the recipient of several awards and recognitions as one of the top thinkers/writers in the leadership sphere, including being recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 100 Leadership and Management Experts, earning a #3 ranking on HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online Influencers in Leadership, and being consistent ranked on numerous lists[…] Keep reading →

Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, and Trent Reznor’s Important but Flawed Statement

posted by Joshua on December 13, 2016 in Art, Awareness, Inc.com, Leadership, Nature

My Inc.com article today, “Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, and Trent Reznor’s Important but Flawed Statement,” began Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, and Trent Reznor’s Important but Flawed Statement Before the Flood brings global warming to your living room and Hollywood. But does it lead to changing the behavior that causes it? Leonardo Di Caprio played Romeo,[…] Keep reading →

It pays to blow your mind sometimes

posted by Joshua on December 8, 2016 in Awareness, Models, Nature, Nonjudgment, Perception

Flexibility in your beliefs and mental models is a key part of intelligence and leadership. Your beliefs influence how you see the world. Only being able to see things one way confines you to a mental jail and keeps you from solving problems. Think of the 4-minute mile. When everyone believed breaking it was impossible,[…] Keep reading →

The bounty of more value from less crap

posted by Joshua on December 6, 2016 in Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Fitness, Freedom, Habits

I’m scheduling being on a podcast (with Steven Shalowitz of the fascinating The One Way Ticket Show) and Steven and I got to talking about food, flying, and trying new things instead of unthinkingly doing what everyone else does. Or not experimenting at all. Since I figure you’re here to improve your life, I couldn’t[…] Keep reading →