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Category Archives: Exercises

Nelson Mandela on sidchas

posted by Joshua on July 19, 2017 in Exercises, Fitness, Freedom, Leadership, SIDCHAs

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. I’ve waited to share something I discovered reading his autobiography a few months ago. First some context. It’s the day of your release. You’re a revolutionary, fighting Apartheid, imprisoned for 27 years, much of it in an 8 foot by 7 foot cell or, if outside,[…] Keep reading →

How to Step Up Your Leadership Game With Storytelling

posted by Joshua on July 10, 2017 in Audio, Creativity, Exercises, Stories

Park Howell hosts the Business of Storytelling podcast. Today he released our interview about storytelling and how to improve your storytelling for business. Everybody agrees on the value of storytelling in all human communications. All the more in business. Listen to the conversation! Bonus that I missed saying in the interview By the way, when[…] Keep reading →

How to coach leadership and executives actively and experientially [video]

posted by Joshua on June 30, 2017 in Exercises, Leadership

I led a webinar at this year’s World Business and Executive Coach Summit (WBECS) online summit earlier this month. If you coach, you’ll find value in the annual summit and my talk in particular. My talk, “Experiential Learning and Coaching,” was popular, with nearly 5,000 registrants. I put the video below. I find this active,[…] 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 →

Sidchas lead to achievement like nothing else

posted by Joshua on May 29, 2017 in Exercises, Habits, SIDCHAs

Interviewers tend to ask me two questions: What’s with all the burpees? How did you do all the accomplishments? They don’t realize that doing the sidchas is what achieves the accomplishments. I wouldn’t have expected that connection before starting the sidchas. I can’t really explain it now, but I know that doing the sidchas gets[…] Keep reading →