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Category Archives: Awareness

The shockingly valuable life lessons of vigorous exercise

posted by Joshua on March 9, 2017 in Awareness, Exercises, Fitness, Habits, Tips

With five Ivy League degrees, especially the PhD in astrophysics, experience teaching at Ivy League and other elite schools, and a father who was a tenured professor in history, I think I’m qualified to know the value of intellectual knowledge. The more I learn through physical experience, the more valuable I find it. The intellectual[…] Keep reading →

A more personal podcast interview with Jared Angaza

posted by Joshua on March 2, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Freedom, Leadership

I comment these days that I’m becoming friends with the people interviewing me in podcasts and Jared Angaza’s interview of me, “Do the Thing,” is a perfect example. I’ve also said lately that if you put yourself out for public scrutiny, to succeed you can either create a persona and act like it or you[…] Keep reading →

The Benefits of Experiential Learning for Leaders with Rocket Scientist Joshua Spodek

posted by Joshua on February 21, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Education, Entrepreneurship, Exercises, Habits, Leadership, Perception

Mark Bidwell, founder and podcast host of Innovation Ecosystem, posted today a wonderful interview about Leadership Step by Step, experiential learning, exercises, and more. I can only describe Mark as someone who gets it. He ascended the corporate ladder, where he drove innovation, built teams, and so on, then found there was more to life[…] Keep reading →

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 →