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Category Archives: Education

The experience and results of Leadership Step by Step

posted by Joshua on March 28, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

You’ve read the reviews of Leadership Step by Step—51 so far on Amazon, 98% 5-star—and are interested. You wonder how they got so positive. Chris is a professional who did all the exercises in the book as an online course from SpodekAcademy.com. I interviewed him to learn his experiences taking the course and his results[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 2

posted by Joshua on March 20, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

Today follows up last week’s post, “How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1,” with the second part of my conversation with transformative principal Jethro Jones. Click here to listen to part 1 of that conversation. Click here to listen to part 2 of that conversation. The concept that how you[…] Keep reading →

One of the most important videos on the internet barely has 10,000 views: Donella Meadows on Sustainable Systems

posted by Joshua on March 18, 2017 in Awareness, Education, Models, Nature

I just watched what I consider one of the most important videos I’ve seen. It’s not exciting, but it covers what I consider the most important issue of our time—how to understand global warming and what we can do about it. Not just the usual questions about science, numbers, and politics. The video is of[…] Keep reading →

Advice I would and wouldn’t give Trump: My radio interview with Matt Townsend

posted by Joshua on March 17, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

Matt Townsend of BYU radio interviewed me today. I found Matt engaging. He did his research and he asked meaningful questions. Here’s some background on his show: Matt Townsend specializes in energizing and involving audiences with his unique approach to building and maintaining successful relationships. Known as one of America’s top presenters in the field[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1

posted by Joshua on March 12, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

The concept that how you learn is as important as what you learn is one of the fundamental principles behind my change from teaching through traditional educational and coaching techniques that may challenge and develop students and clients intellectually, but stagnate emotionally and socially. Leadership, entrepreneurship, influence, persuasion, and much of human relations are fundamentally[…] Keep reading →

The best way to improve your teaching (and possibly your leadership): the SLA Summer Teaching Institute, July 17-21, 2017

posted by Joshua on March 6, 2017 in Education, Events, Leadership

I know my readership includes many educators, from K-12 through university through executive coaches. If you want to improve your teaching, no matter what level you teach, the best resource I’ve come across is Science Leadership Academy’s Summer Teaching Institute. I highly recommend spending a week this summer learning SLA-style teaching—no matter what level you[…] Keep reading →