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Category Archives: Leadership

John Mattone’s Expert Interview Series: Joshua Spodek of Spodek Academy About Embracing a “Just Do It” Attitude Toward Leadership Coaching

posted by Joshua on April 24, 2017 in Education, Leadership

I am honored that John Mattone interviewed me as part of his Expert Interview Series and posted the interview, “Joshua Spodek of Spodek Academy About Embracing a “Just Do It” Attitude Toward Leadership Coaching.” I’ll tease you with the first few interview questions. For the answers, read the whole interview! As someone who is well-educated[…] Keep reading →

“People Join Good Projects and Leave Bad Management,” My Techstory guest post

posted by Joshua on April 20, 2017 in Leadership, Tips

My guest post in Techstory yesterday, “People Join Good Projects and Leave Bad Management,” began If you’re reading Techstory, you care about your work. You worked hard to get where you are—advanced degrees, challenging interviews, or other credentials. You don’t just show up and do what you’re told. You didn’t just choose any old project[…] Keep reading →

What 80s pop music teaches us about global warming

posted by Joshua on April 14, 2017 in Awareness, Leadership, Nature

Most people seem to view acting to avoid polluting and caring about the environment as deprivation and sacrifice. They seem to ask, “why should I sacrifice something I like, like flying, meat, air conditioning, etc? If billions of others don’t, then what I do doesn’t matter. The result is most of the world, or at[…] Keep reading →

Farnoosh Torabi interviews me for her So Money podcast

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

I’d heard about and listened to the award-winning #1 So Money podcast for a while, so I felt honored and flattered to be a guest. This morning Farnoosh posted the interview! She covers money more specifically than most. Since I grew up keeping talk about private finances quiet, she led me to speak about some[…] Keep reading →

The Fast Leader podcast’s Jim Rembach interview of me

posted by Joshua on April 12, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Jim Rembach hosts the Fast Leader podcast. Today he posted his interview of me. Jim is friendly, thoughtful, and clearly understood my book and background enough to start with a simple, comprehensive summary of my background. He asked questions that got me to reveal about the book. how I teach, and what you can learn.[…] Keep reading →

“4 Skills Not Taught in the Ivy Leagues that Every Great Leader Must Master”: Inc. on me!

posted by Joshua on April 11, 2017 in Education, Inc.com, Leadership

Inc.’s columnist and bestselling author Kevin Daum wrote about me and Leadership Step by Step today. Usually when I post Inc. article’s they’re by me. This one is about me. It begins: 4 Skills Not Taught in the Ivy Leagues that Every Great Leader Must Master People don’t just wake up as leaders. Like any[…] Keep reading →

The Great Barrier Reef’s Demise and You

posted by Joshua on April 10, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Nature

According to The Guardian: Great Barrier Reef at ‘terminal stage’: scientists despair at latest coral bleaching data ‘Last year was bad enough, this is a disaster,’ says one expert as Australia Research Council finds fresh damage across 8,000km I read this at a message board for geeks and entrepreneurs and shared the following, which I[…] Keep reading →