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Category Archives: Education

Reinvention Radio with Steve Olsher interviewed me

posted by Joshua on May 21, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Relationships

I’m honored and privileged for Reinvention Radio with Steve Olsher to have interviewed me. There’s nothing like live radio to make a conversation exciting and spontaneous. We did exercises from the book on the air. Now the conversation is online for you to listen to at your leisure. About Reinvention Radio: Reinvention Radio … Obliterates[…] Keep reading →

The Inspirational Chronicles with Emilio Ron, parts 1 and 2: Building Discipline and Become an Exceptional Communicator

posted by Joshua on May 20, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Fitness, Leadership, Relationships

I met Emilio Ron at an event for public speakers. We started talking and he invited me to be a guest on his new podcast, Inspirational Chronicles. The following fits into the conversation we recorded: He invited me to record in the studio he set up. Somehow, despite living in Manhattan, I agreed to take[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and the Environment: It starts here

posted by Joshua on May 19, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Education, Leadership, Nature

I’m talking more about the lack of leadership I see regarding the environment and global warming. I’ve never met anyone who didn’t want to make the world a better place or who opposed clean air and water, but we were born into a world that makes it difficult to avoid polluting it. As everyone knows,[…] Keep reading →

My 12-minute conversation with record-holding podcaster Engel Jones

posted by Joshua on May 16, 2017 in Audio, Education, Stories

Engel Jones holds the record for most podcasts, I believe. Our podcast was the most mellow I’ve been on. We spoke about Education Memories Earliest memories Music, and More. Plus, all his podcasts are about 12 minutes, so convenient for listening. Mine was 16 minutes. He posted mine today—his 1,128th. I recommend listening to mine[…] Keep reading →

Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert: Colleges and Universities Are Broken

posted by Joshua on May 11, 2017 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Inc.com, Leadership

My Inc. article today, “Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert: Colleges and Universities Are Broken,” begins Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert: Colleges and Universities Are Broken They aren’t just complaining. They’re offering alternatives. Malcolm Gladwell couldn’t be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some[…] Keep reading →

Op/ed Friday: How climate change scientists are undermining efforts to slow global warming

posted by Joshua on May 5, 2017 in Education, Leadership, Nature

I wrote how much my visit to Columbia’s Department of Earth and Environmental Studies left me. The scientists, who know more about global warming than anyone, 1) didn’t seem to change their polluting behavior and 2) to the extent they tried to influence others, did so ineffectively, or even counterproductively. They shared information, expecting that[…] Keep reading →

The value of technique: My student connects with a billionaire and gets invited to Harvard using skills from the course!

posted by Joshua on April 27, 2017 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Relationships, Stories

I was delighted to read the email below from a former student. You can tell that English is not her native language, nor is America her native culture. Yet you’ll see she turned a standard business meeting assigned to her into a meaningful connection. That’s the value of technique: it works even when you wouldn’t[…] Keep reading →