Category Archives: Inc.com

Leaders: Seek This Outcome From Your Followers

on November 5, 2018 in Inc.com, Leadership

Leaders: Seek This Outcome From Your Followers This simple feedback from your followers can tell you how you’re leading. By Joshua SpodekAuthor, ‘Leadership Step by Step’ @spodek One of the great joys and tragedies of leadership is that you’ll never exactly how well you led. An engineer can take a test. A baseball player can look at his stats. But leaders have no objective measure. Is that frustrating? It gets more[…] Keep reading →

How Your Tuna Is About To Get Plant-Based

on November 3, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

How Your Tuna Is About To Get Plant-Based There are a lot of non-meat meats on the market, but not as much non-fish fish, which Ocean Hugger Foods is looking to change. I tasted their “tuna” in a sashimi roll and had CEO David Benzaquen not told me it contained only tomato, I would have guessed I was eating fish. I act more on the environment than most and believe[…] Keep reading →

Why This Entrepreneur Believes You May Soon Love Cricket

on November 2, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

Why This Entrepreneur Believes You May Soon Love Cricket October 31, 2018 I act more on the environment than most and believe the evidence shows that innovation and technology are at most a small part of any solution. Food and our eating habits have to be a major part, which I’ve written about: Since many “green” ventures seem more interested in wrapping themselves in a trend than actually reducing consumption,[…] Keep reading →

What Makes an Entrepreneur an Entrepreneur

on November 1, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

What Makes an Entrepreneur an Entrepreneur October 31, 2018 After positive feedback on my post clarifying the difference between leadership and management, I’m sharing what makes someone an entrepreneur and what they might be if not. Definitions are like opinions-;everyone has one and people argue over them-;so I’m not trying to tell anyone how to think. I’m only sharing a perspective that has helped me. If you use another definition[…] Keep reading →

Why Every Parent or Student Should Read This Book

on October 31, 2018 in Education, Inc.com

Why Every Parent or Student Should Read This Book October 31, 2018 If not, the experience will surprise you. The building feels eerily smaller. The teachers seem more human. I visited my grade school when I returned to Philadelphia for graduate school after college in New York City. I saw my fifth grade teacher. We were surprised and happy to recognize each other. After hello, almost immediately she said, “I’m[…] Keep reading →

When Innovation and Technology Fail Us

on October 11, 2018 in Inc.com, Perception

When Innovation and Technology Fail Us Joshua Spodek October 10, 2018 We see technology, innovation, and the efficiency they bring as relief to our burdens, potential solutions to some of our greatest problems, such as the climate and pollution. Could they, while solving immediate problems, create bigger, long-term ones? I write the following as the holder of six patents, as well as a PhD in astrophysics, having helped build an[…] Keep reading →

This Travel Writer Who Doesn’t Fly Will Demolish Your Beliefs About Adventure

on September 26, 2018 in Inc.com, Nature

This Travel Writer Who Doesn’t Fly Will Demolish Your Beliefs About Adventure JOSHUA SPODEK SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 Evelina Utterdahl travels more than most. She writes travel columns. She loves travel as much as anyone, maybe more. If you’ve had trouble aligning your life with your values, you may learn from her. Part of a growing number of people who think before they fly, she chooses not to fly not out of ignorance or[…] Keep reading →

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