Category Archives: Education

Elite Universities, Failure, and How They Just Don’t Get It

posted by Joshua on July 1, 2017 in Education, Fitness

My Inc. article yesterday, “Elite Universities, Failure, and How They Just Don’t Get It,” began Elite Universities, Failure, and How They Just Don’t Get It Elite universities don’t get failure, revealing a deep strategic flaw in U.S. education. Some solutions are easy. A recent New York Times article, “On Campus, Failure Is on the Syllabus,”[…] Keep reading →

What is Wrong with Leadership Training for Sustainable Success?

posted by Joshua on June 29, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Leadership

Chris Salem hosts the Sustainable Success radio show on Voice America, Wednesdays at 11am. He interviewed me yesterday and posted the interview. Live radio means no retakes or editing, which makes everything more dynamic. Also, we practice the Meaningful Connection exercise from Chapter 17 of my book and leadership course, so if you’re working on[…] Keep reading →

Published in the Leader to Leader journal

posted by Joshua on June 23, 2017 in Education, Leadership

I just got my copies of the summer 2017 edition of the Leader to Leader Journal, published by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute (formerly named for Peter Drucker). The journal is a many-times winner of the APEX award for publication excellence. In other words, it’s prestigious. My article, “Leadership Step by Step,” is on page[…] Keep reading →

The Conscious Millionaire: How to Develop Effective Leadership Skills

posted by Joshua on June 9, 2017 in Audio, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Podcast

J V Crum III hosts a podcast called the Conscious Millionaire. He helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs succeed. He also interviewed me and posted our conversation today. He and I have talked before and since and I like his mission and approach, which I’ve learned from. For example, he’s inspired me to include him in my Leadership[…] 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 →

Nelson Mandela: leadership doesn’t come from authority [video]

posted by Joshua on May 26, 2017 in Education, Leadership

You can learn to uplead. When you do you’ll be able to lead in all directions more effectively. You’ll realize that relying on authority tends to undermine your ability to lead. Check out the second video with American Management Association Books, my publisher, which distinguishes between leadership and authority and illustrates the difference with Nelson[…] Keep reading →