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Joshua earned a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA, both at Columbia University, where he studied under a Nobel Laureate. He teaches and coaches leadership at Columbia, NYU, and privately. He has founded several companies, one operating globally since 1999, with a half-dozen patents to his name. He competed athletically at a national and world level.

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Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.

posted by Joshua on August 26, 2016 in Inc.com
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My Inc.com story today, “Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.” begins

Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.

Nobody gives a final yes to a résumé. But they do give final no’s. What to do instead.

A well-placed woman, “Jane,” who saw me speak on a panel began the process of offering me a job. To put me in touch with her boss, Jane asked for my résumé.

I told her I preferred not to send it.

Why did I decline?

The role would complement my personal projects and had autonomy, leadership, and the opportunity to grow. My résumé looks great and fit the role.

The problem with résumés

I avoid sending résumés because people don’t approve résumés. People reject them.

Read the rest at Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.

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Video: Chris’s testimonial about my Entrepreneurship course

posted by Joshua on August 25, 2016 in Education, Entrepreneurship
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Ever wonder how much you can get from a course in entrepreneurial thinking and behavior? When it’s not “just” entrepreneurship you learn a lot more, like how to take initiative and responsibility for your life and career. Here’s a student from the class I taught last semester. Chris is a Cornell student who was taking[…] Keep reading →

Video: Joe’s testimonial about my Entrepreneurship course

posted by Joshua on August 24, 2016 in Education, Entrepreneurship
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Ever wonder how much you can get from a course in entrepreneurial thinking and behavior? When it’s not “just” entrepreneurship you learn a lot more, like how to take initiative and responsibility for your life and career. Here’s a student from the class I taught last semester: For written testimonials, click here: “This is one[…] Keep reading →