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Category Archives: Leadership

Leadership and the Environment podcast episode #5: The slideshow, June 23, 2017 [video]

posted by Joshua on June 24, 2017 in Leadership, Nature, Podcast, Visualization

https://archive.org/download/JoshuaSpodekLatESlideshow170623/JoshuaSpodek_LatE_slideshow_170623_edited2.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (651.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I’ve delivered this talk a lot lately. It continues to iterate and I’m years from being able to deliver it at the I-Have-A-Dream-level quality to motivate people as the cause demands, but I consider it ready. Please share! (with @spodek) I welcome[…] Keep reading →

Published in the Leader to Leader journal

posted by Joshua on June 23, 2017 in Education, Leadership

I just got my copies of the summer 2017 edition of the Leader to Leader Journal, published by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute (formerly named for Peter Drucker). The journal is a many-times winner of the APEX award for publication excellence. In other words, it’s prestigious. My article, “Leadership Step by Step,” is on page[…] Keep reading →

Leadership and the Environment podcast episode #4: My talk, recorded live, June 19, 2017

posted by Joshua on June 21, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Leadership, Nature

https://ia601502.us.archive.org/17/items/LeadershipAndTheEnvironmentLive170619/LeadershipAndTheEnvironment_Live_170619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:17 — 49.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Still a work in progress, below is my latest keynote on Leadership and the Environment. I gave it to a live audience, June 19, 2017. Sorry, no video. Since it’s still a work in progress, so I welcome suggestions[…] Keep reading →

Why I turned down nearly $10,000 to teach for an Ivy League school for a week in Shanghai

posted by Joshua on June 17, 2017 in Awareness, Choosing/Decision-Making, Freedom, Leadership, Nature

Columbia University offered me nearly $10,000 to fly to Shanghai to teach an entrepreneurship class, block-week style, meaning a semester in a week, 9-5 each day. I’ve taught that way before and got great results. I love teaching entrepreneurship. I’m not bragging to say that my reviews say I’m exceptional at it. I love my[…] Keep reading →

Less Talk More Action: The podcast

posted by Joshua on June 15, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Erin O’Brien hosts the Less Talk More Action podcast. She just released her interview of me. I recommend listening! As Erin describes it, “Less Talk. More Action” is a podcast with a twist. Instead of a talkfest, it’s an action-orientated podcast … you walk away with something tangible and implementable to improve your business (rather[…] Keep reading →

Leadership Lessons from Authoritarianism, and the Pursuit of Sustainability: The Bare Naked Interview

posted by Joshua on June 14, 2017 in Audio, Leadership, Nature

Emily Ann Peterson hosts the Bare Naked Bravery Podcast, “a weekly podcast exposing the threads of heroism behind the stories and people we love most,” and she just posted her interview of me. First, she teaches bravery like I teach leadership—active, experientially, step by step—so we spoke the same language about what we practiced in[…] Keep reading →

The Conscious Millionaire: How to Develop Effective Leadership Skills

posted by Joshua on June 9, 2017 in Audio, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Podcast

J V Crum III hosts a podcast called the Conscious Millionaire. He helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs succeed. He also interviewed me and posted our conversation today. He and I have talked before and since and I like his mission and approach, which I’ve learned from. For example, he’s inspired me to include him in my Leadership[…] Keep reading →