Category Archives: Education

Join my workshop at the New York Public Library, Saturday September 9

on August 8, 2017 in Education, Events, Exercises, Leadership

You’ve heard about my book, Leadership Step by Step, its 60+ 5-star reviews, and how its exercises change lives. I may have told you about the standing ovations I get at workshops. Now you can see me at a public workshop where I’ll cover one of my book’s most popular (and fun to learn) exercises. Here are the details. Be sure to register! (You can buy a copy of Leadership[…] Keep reading →

See my interview on the Transformative Leadership Summit TODAY, for 48 hours only

on August 3, 2017 in Education, Leadership

My webinar on leadership, education, and learning to lead is on the Transformative Leadership Summit TODAY. It’s valuable, but is a teaser that will only be free for 48 hours. I recommend watching. No obligation to participate in the summit, buy you may find you want to. I’m very impressed with Jethro, who is running it. I’m doing it as a friend who likes his work. I don’t get anything[…] Keep reading →

See me tomorrow on the Transformative Leadership Summit, for a limited time only

on August 2, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

      My webinar on leadership, education, and learning to lead will appear on the Transformative Leadership Summit tomorrow. It’s valuable, but is a teaser that will only be free for 48 hours. I recommend watching it. No obligation to participate in the summit, buy you may find you want to. I’m very impressed with Jethro, who is running it. I’m doing it as a friend who likes his[…] Keep reading →

Economics is wrong about growth

on July 24, 2017 in Education, Models, Nature

My recent post at Inc., “Economics Is Wrong About Growth And It’s Ruining Everything,” begins Economics Is Wrong About Growth And It’s Ruining Everything Even Adam Smith foresaw an end to growth. How did we lose sight of it and think we could grow forever? Nearly every economist I’ve heard say anything about economic growth says it’s necessary for a population’s well-being, as has nearly every comment I’ve seen on the subject from non-economists.[…] Keep reading →

Transformative Leadership, a guest post from Jethro Jones

on July 21, 2017 in Education, Leadership, Stories

Jethro Jones is hosting the Transformative Leadership summit. I know him because he hosts the Transformative Principal podcast. Here’s my conversation with him, “How You Learn Is As Important As What You Learn.” I’m participating in the summit. We recorded part of my session, and if you want to improve your leadership, you’ll benefit from the summit. I recommend signing up! There are many short recordings of what you’ll hear[…] Keep reading →

NYU Students Speak About Joshua Spodek’s Entrepreneurship and Leadership Courses

on July 15, 2017 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

I recently met with two groups of students who took my leadership and entrepreneurship courses at NYU, Charlie Rose-style. I believe the 9 students represent the experiences of the majority of students who took my courses and did the exercises conscientiously. They included undergraduates who took my courses as freshmen and adult professionals founding or running successful businesses they founded and ran for decades. These videos are the first of[…] Keep reading →

My Leader to Leader article featured by the Frances Hesselbein Institute

on July 8, 2017 in Education, Leadership

If I weren’t proud enough of my article in the current issue, the Hesselbein Institute’s summer newsletter featured me and the article. Here’s the feature (click the image for a pdf of the article): Here’s the full newsletter: