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Category Archives: Exercises

How To Lead Better Through Practice: Watch a video with me and David Burkus

posted by Joshua on February 20, 2017 in Education, Exercises, Leadership

David Burkus is a writer, speaker, and coach on leadership and creativity. A mutual friend put us in touch and he’s helped me with my book, coaching, and writing since. He’s also hosting the Work Smarter Summit, an online summit of speakers, interviews, teachers, and thought leaders. I’m one of the speakers! … That means[…] Keep reading →

Amazon ships Leadership Step by Step today!

posted by Joshua on February 16, 2017 in Education, Exercises, Leadership

Several milestones mark a book’s publication. Amazon.com is the dominant book retailer and today they officially started shipping my book, Leadership Step by Step. Early reviews look promising: 27 5-star reviews and 1 4-star. Here’s a screenshot The book has jumped to 472nd place in leadership, an auspicious beginning. Still, 471 places to go. I[…] Keep reading →

Struggling To Find Your Authentic Voice As A Leader? Try These Exercises

posted by Joshua on February 15, 2017 in Exercises, Leadership

My guest post, “Struggling To Find Your Authentic Voice As A Leader? Try These Exercises,” posted today on the American Management Association’s AMACOM Playbook. It begins What is an authentic voice and why does it matter? I’m asked this question a lot because my company has developed an exercise called “Your Authentic Voice.” First, let’s[…] Keep reading →

Forbes profiles three graduates of my course!

posted by Joshua on February 14, 2017 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Exercises, Stories

Forbes’s Carrie Kerpen profiled three graduates of my entrepreneurship course in, “Three Important Lessons Women Learn Early In Their Careers.” The three students—Nikita, Grace, and Nahima—did the course’s exercises with diligence and discipline. None of them knew how experiential the course would be and didn’t expect to create projects that impassioned them or their customers[…] Keep reading →

Join my workshop at the New York Public Library, Sunday February 19!

posted by Joshua on February 7, 2017 in Education, Events, Exercises, Leadership

You’ve heard a lot about my book, Leadership Step by Step, its 5-star reviews, and how its exercises change people’s lives. I may have told you about the standing ovation I got at Saturday’s workshop with Marshall Goldsmith. Now you can see me at a public workshop where I’ll cover one of my book’s most popular[…] Keep reading →

I was awarded “Top Writer” in three categories!

posted by Joshua on January 28, 2017 in Art, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Tips

I’m honored that Medium awarded my column “Top Writer” in three categories. “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Leadership.” “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Inspiration.” “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Self Improvement.” You can do[…] Keep reading →

Stellar reviews of other courses I’ve taught like Leadership Step by Step

posted by Joshua on January 27, 2017 in Awareness, Education, Entrepreneurship, Exercises, Leadership

Pre-order Leadership Step by Step on Amazon! or Register for a free webinar on the course! Reviews of Other Courses of Joshua Spodek Below are anonymous reviews by people who did the progression of exercises of other courses that I teach in the same style as Leadership Step by Step. They range from first year undergraduates[…] Keep reading →