Category Archives: Models

How I will measure the success of my book

posted by Joshua on February 4, 2017 in Education, Leadership, Models

People keep congratulating me on publishing my book, for selling copies, for celebrities mentioning me. I like those things, but the book is a medium of communication. I consider it a means to an end. The point of the book is to give people tools to improve their lives, to develop the skills of empathy,[…] Keep reading →

The Leadership Podcast interviewed me. What great interviewers!

posted by Joshua on February 1, 2017 in Audio, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Models

The Leadership Podcast—hosted by Jan Rutherford and Jim Vaselopulos—posted their interview of me today, “What An Ivy League Degree Can’t Teach You.” Jan and Jim have clear passions and experience for leadership and interviewing. Their questions got to the heart of what I teach, what my book, Leadership Step by Step, is about, my goals[…] Keep reading →

Blurbs and Endorsements for Leadership Step by Step

posted by Joshua on January 24, 2017 in Creativity, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Models

Reviews of Leadership Step by Step By Joshua Spodek Pre-order Leadership Step by Step on Amazon! Joshua is changing the game for leadership development and creating positive change. His insight to give a progression of exercises to practice is a once-in-a-lifetime game-changing advance in our field everyone else will follow. It’s better than business school courses[…] Keep reading →

Stop Unwanted Beliefs From Sabotaging Your Self-Improvement: Read my guest post in Tanveer Naseer’s blog

posted by Joshua on January 18, 2017 in Awareness, Leadership, Models, 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 →

Listen to a wonderful interview of me by Sami Honkonen of Boss Level podcast

posted by Joshua on January 17, 2017 in Exercises, Freedom, Leadership, Models, Perception

Sami Honkonen records Boss Level Podcast Interviews with interesting people doing awesome things Boss Level is a podcast on people and organizations aiming for the boss level. Boss level is the status a person or an organization achieves by making a better quality of life for themselves and others by doing what they need to[…] Keep reading →

Redefining possibility: This 85-year-old marathoner runs faster than you

posted by Joshua on December 29, 2016 in Fitness, Models

I remember people telling me as a kid that it was inevitable to get fat when you turned 30 or 40. When you’re young, you believe grown-ups. Sadly, you don’t know that they’re just telling you beliefs they’ve told themselves to excuse their mediocrity or having chosen ice cream and cookies in their two options[…] Keep reading →

The leader as accompanist

posted by Joshua on December 15, 2016 in Education, Leadership, Models

The mainstream view of the leader is as the quarterback or command-and-control general. It’s changing, but those views seem the most common. Different models for leading work better for different situations. Alternative models that I find work more often are that The leader serves his or her followers, see “Lessons in leadership from Frances Hesselbein,[…] Keep reading →