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Category Archives: Stories

Absurdly Useful Leadership Tactics That You Can Use Today: the second interview with Jim Harshaw

posted by Joshua on March 27, 2017 in Awareness, Exercises, Leadership, Models, SIDCHAs, Stories

I don’t know if the interviewers are getting better, if I’m developing in conversation, or if I’m just enjoying podcast conversations more, but it feels like the interviews are getting better all the time. Yesterday, Jim Harshaw (scroll down to learn more about him) of the Success Through Failure podcast posted our second conversation. Second[…] Keep reading →

How to Turn the Knob of Leadership and Your Life: The Tanner Gers Interview

posted by Joshua on March 21, 2017 in Audio, Freedom, Habits, Stories

I can’t say enough about Tanner Gers. He posted the podcast of our conversation today. We had a great time talking about life and doing things. A bit of a love-fest between two people who admire and respect each other. Before linking to the podcast, a few words about Tanner from his about page. If[…] Keep reading →

Forbes profiles three graduates of my course!

posted by Joshua on February 14, 2017 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Exercises, Stories

Forbes’s Carrie Kerpen profiled three graduates of my entrepreneurship course in, “Three Important Lessons Women Learn Early In Their Careers.” The three students—Nikita, Grace, and Nahima—did the course’s exercises with diligence and discipline. None of them knew how experiential the course would be and didn’t expect to create projects that impassioned them or their customers[…] Keep reading →

Stealing Happiness Back from Comfort

posted by Joshua on January 20, 2017 in Habits, Leadership, SIDCHAs, Stories

I guest posted today with the Lead Change Group, whose vision and mission are: Our Vision The Lead Change Group is a global, virtual community dedicated to encouraging and showcasing great ideas and helping leaders in their own professional growth. Mission We will encourage, energize and equip one another to leading change – in ourselves,[…] Keep reading →

The five times I got mugged growing up

posted by Joshua on October 7, 2016 in Awareness, Stories

Not sure how interesting this post will be to others since it’s not about helping or insight. Just reflecting on my childhood. On the other hand, I suspect people have a morbid fascination about reading about crime and personal stories. Talking to my sister recently about her comparing this generation growing up and our growing[…] Keep reading →