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Category Archives: Tips

Is leading with empathy and compassion soft? Will you get taken advantage of?

posted by Joshua on February 11, 2017 in Leadership, Relationships, Tips

A reader wrote with some questions common enough from other readers to share. His second message is the common one. The first sets the context of dealing with a difficult person. Here’s the first message: I’d like to know how to deal with the type who is indifferent to the possible adverse repercussions for his[…] Keep reading →

I was awarded “Top Writer” in three categories!

posted by Joshua on January 28, 2017 in Art, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Tips

I’m honored that Medium awarded my column “Top Writer” in three categories. “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Leadership.” “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Inspiration.” “Great Work, Joshua Spodek. Congratulations! You are now a top writer in Self Improvement.” You can do[…] 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 →

Broaden and Deepen Your Network Using This Simple Hack

posted by Joshua on January 10, 2017 in Exercises,, Leadership, Tips

Today on Inc., my fellow columnist, Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likable Media, followed up on my recent article about sending gratitude emails. He pointed out how the practice works beyond what we expected, since he promotes gratitude exercises too. Read the article to see how the practice led us to meet and immediately and easily[…] Keep reading →

A burpee app?

posted by Joshua on January 7, 2017 in Exercises, Fitness, Habits,, SIDCHAs, Tips

My 2,192 Days of Burpees post and Inc. article got a lot of responses, including questions how to start from people who felt inspired by this free, zero-equipment, zero-cost, low-risk, healthy, and so on practice. One reader asked if I could recommend an app. I wrote back Glad to hear from you and that you’re[…] Keep reading →