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Category Archives: Leadership

I’m not a total failure

posted by Joshua on July 14, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Leadership

My passion lately has been my talk and other work on leadership and the environment. I’ve progressed a lot by the measure of my talk going farther without triggering automatic responses to push back. But by the important measure of someone agreeing to change behavior to pollute less, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, consume less resources,[…] Keep reading →

Happy 200th Birthday to Henry David Thoreau

posted by Joshua on July 12, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com, Leadership, Nature

My post on Inc.com today, “Happy 200th Birthday to Henry David Thoreau,” (the editors changed the headline) began Happy Birthday to Henry David Thoreau, a True Family Businessman The entrepreneur and supporter of self-reliance, simplicity, and small government was born 200 years ago. 200 years ago today, Henry David Thoreau was born. July is a[…] Keep reading →

Entrepreneur Magazine quoted me on Nelson Mandela

posted by Joshua on July 11, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Joshua Steimle quoted me today in Entrepreneur’s “11 Modern Leadership Lessons from History’s Masters: Helen Keller. Theodore Roosevelt. Ann Bradstreet. Nelson Mandela: Who inspired you?” I’m honored to be a member of an ensemble cast of authors, gurus, and influencers including Simon Sinek, Robert Cialdini, Marshall Goldsmith, Geoff Smart, Gretchen Rubin, Ryan Holiday, Leonard Kim,[…] Keep reading →

Leadership Requires Getting in the Trenches and Doing, Not Just Learning: The Interview

posted by Joshua on July 5, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Steve Caldwell hosts the Manager Mojo podcast. On Independence Day he posted our conversation, “Leadership Requires Getting in the Trenches and Doing, Not Just Learning – a conversation with Joshua Spodek, bestselling author of “Leadership Step by Step” and an Adjunct Professor for Columbia Business School.” Listen to the conversation. Listen to the conversation. Here[…] Keep reading →

A Millennial Making America Clean Again

posted by Joshua on July 4, 2017 in Habits, Inc.com, Leadership, SIDCHAs

My Independence Day post on Inc. today, “A Millennial Making America Clean Again,” begins A Millennial Making America Clean Again He’s doing a simple, small, short term act that makes a difference and is leading to more. Will you follow? I love Independence Day. I don’t eat hot dogs, nor do I care that much[…] Keep reading →