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Category Archives: Tips

Stop Aspiring To Lead And Start Leading By Giving Support: My second guest post in Tanveer Naseer’s blog

posted by Joshua on March 22, 2017 in Leadership, 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 →

The shockingly valuable life lessons of vigorous exercise

posted by Joshua on March 9, 2017 in Awareness, Exercises, Fitness, Habits, Tips

With five Ivy League degrees, especially the PhD in astrophysics, experience teaching at Ivy League and other elite schools, and a father who was a tenured professor in history, I think I’m qualified to know the value of intellectual knowledge. The more I learn through physical experience, the more valuable I find it. The intellectual[…] Keep reading →

The heart of my leadership technique in a 46 second video!

posted by Joshua on February 24, 2017 in Inc.com, Leadership, Tips

On top of my column with Inc., I did a series of videos in their Inc. Video: The Playbook series. Other speakers in the series include Tim Ferriss and Tony Robbins. Yesterday we posted a video of me: How to Get Your Employees to Work With Passion subtitled Joshua Spodek, author of Leadership Step By[…] Keep reading →

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, Inc.com, 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 →