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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.

He writes from experience and a scientist’s perspective on creating success professionally and personally – leadership, entrepreneurship, emotions, social skills, influence, decision-making, negotiation, conflict resolution, perception, motivation, attraction, managing groups and teams, and more.


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The Declaration of Independence: The Best Entrepreneurial Document Ever?

posted by Joshua on July 1, 2016 in Entrepreneurship, Freedom, Humor, Inc.com
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My Inc.com piece today, “The Declaration of Independence: The Best Entrepreneurial Document Ever?“, begins

The Declaration of Independence: The Best Entrepreneurial Document Ever?

Would you be happy for your venture to last a few years and make a few million? How about 240 years and 3 trillion dollars? Nobody pulled in Benjamins like Benjamin.

Any entrepreneur who has written a business plan knows the challenge. For one thing it has so many goals. Among others, a plan should:

  • Describe the market need
  • Describe a plan of what you’re going to do
  • Attract investment
  • Attract a team
  • Look good
  • Be flexible
  • Describe your competition

I suggest the United States Declaration of Independence can claim to be the best entrepreneurial document in history, perhaps combined with the full business plan a few years later, also known as the Constitution.

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Get to Know This Emotional Cycle: It Will Improve Your Life

posted by Joshua on June 30, 2016 in Awareness, Fitness, Habits, Inc.com, Tips
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My Inc.com article yesterday, “Get to Know This Emotional Cycle: It Will Improve Your Life” began Get to Know This Emotional Cycle: It Will Improve Your Life Healthy, active, productive activities are often hard to start. Learn this cycle to identify when to use your willpower to help. Yesterday was rowing day. It was also[…] Keep reading →

Breakthrough Science on Leadership and Why You Shouldn’t Read This Article

posted by Joshua on June 29, 2016 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Inc.com, Leadership
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My Inc.com article yesterday, “Breakthrough Science on Leadership and Why You Shouldn’t Read This Article” began Breakthrough Science on Leadership and Why You Shouldn’t Read This Article How great leaders who never learned leadership from science, books, or classes became great. As a leader, entrepreneur, and professor, I used to enjoy TED talks and learning about[…] Keep reading →