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Category Archives: Leadership

Astrophysicist turned media wiz tells listeners what leadership is all about: The Tim Laskis interview

posted by Joshua on March 22, 2017 in Audio, Fitness, Habits, Leadership, SIDCHAs

Tim Laskis is a psychologist, but unlike most of them, has done things in life, including starting and selling a company and coaching others. He specializes in business and sports. Read more about him below. He also interviewed me for his podcast, The Tim Laskis Show, a genuine, fun, rewarding, and, I believe, engaging and[…] Keep reading →

Stop Aspiring To Lead And Start Leading By Giving Support: My second guest post in Tanveer Naseer’s blog

posted by Joshua on March 22, 2017 in Leadership, Tips

Tanveer Naseer is the recipient of several awards and recognitions as one of the top thinkers/writers in the leadership sphere, including being recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 100 Leadership and Management Experts, earning a #3 ranking on HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online Influencers in Leadership, and being consistent ranked on numerous lists[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 2

posted by Joshua on March 20, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

Today follows up last week’s post, “How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1,” with the second part of my conversation with transformative principal Jethro Jones. Click here to listen to part 1 of that conversation. Click here to listen to part 2 of that conversation. The concept that how you[…] Keep reading →

Advice I would and wouldn’t give Trump: My radio interview with Matt Townsend

posted by Joshua on March 17, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

Matt Townsend of BYU radio interviewed me today. I found Matt engaging. He did his research and he asked meaningful questions. Here’s some background on his show: Matt Townsend specializes in energizing and involving audiences with his unique approach to building and maintaining successful relationships. Known as one of America’s top presenters in the field[…] Keep reading →

How you learn is as important as what you learn, part 1

posted by Joshua on March 12, 2017 in Audio, Education, Leadership

The concept that how you learn is as important as what you learn is one of the fundamental principles behind my change from teaching through traditional educational and coaching techniques that may challenge and develop students and clients intellectually, but stagnate emotionally and socially. Leadership, entrepreneurship, influence, persuasion, and much of human relations are fundamentally[…] Keep reading →

A formative story of how I cried in college in a thoughtful, open interview

posted by Joshua on March 11, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Jaime Jay hosts the Stop Riding the Pine podcast, meaning don’t live like you’re on the bench of a team competition. Get in the game. Yesterday he posted our interview. He brought a lot out of me. A signature part of his podcast is to ask the guest for a breakaway moment in life, when[…] Keep reading →

The best way to improve your teaching (and possibly your leadership): the SLA Summer Teaching Institute, July 17-21, 2017

posted by Joshua on March 6, 2017 in Education, Events, Leadership

I know my readership includes many educators, from K-12 through university through executive coaches. If you want to improve your teaching, no matter what level you teach, the best resource I’ve come across is Science Leadership Academy’s Summer Teaching Institute. I highly recommend spending a week this summer learning SLA-style teaching—no matter what level you[…] Keep reading →