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Category Archives: Choosing/Decision-Making

Patagonia founder acting on his values, even at the company’s expense. Still works out.

posted by Joshua on June 26, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Nature

I rarely simply post someone else just talking, but my focus lately on motivating people to act on their values against comfort and convenience has resulted in such a desert that the video below was too refreshing not to share. No one I talk to considers avoiding one flight. No one who visits can stop[…] Keep reading →

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

https://ia601502.us.archive.org/17/items/LeadershipAndTheEnvironmentLive170619/LeadershipAndTheEnvironment_Live_170619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:17 — 49.6MB)Subscribe: 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 for improvements.

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 →

I Do Burpees Daily Because I’m Lazy and Full of Excuses

posted by Joshua on June 10, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Fitness, Habits, Inc.com, SIDCHAs

My Inc. post Monday, “I Do Burpees Daily Because I’m Lazy and Full of Excuses,” began I Do Burpees Daily Because I’m Lazy and Full of Excuses Not having a skill so useful as discipline is a reason to do them, which transformed my life. When I tell people about my burpee habit, their most[…] Keep reading →

Call for action to you – for a new path to reduce climate change

posted by Joshua on June 8, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Education, Leadership, Nature, Podcast

Prepare for one of my most important podcasts from someone who knows the science behind the environment. Want to improve the environment? You may remember Balint, a fellow scientist who got a PhD in physics became an entrepreneur got passionate about improving in business, and teaches experiential project-based learning. from his first podcast interview of[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and the Environment Podcast episode #3: Freedom, empathy, garbage, and compost

posted by Joshua on June 5, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Freedom, Habits, Inc.com, Nature, Podcast

https://archive.org/download/freedom_empathy_garbage/freedom_empathy_garbage.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (220.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSHow much waste do you create that others have to deal with? The environment involves more than global warming. As my Inc. piece reported recently, we’re producing enough waste that an island in the middle of the Pacific, with no inhabitants and thousands of miles[…] Keep reading →