Steven M. Covey said about Steve and Rob Shallenberger’s work and book:
â€œThe 12 Principles are crucial to the success of any leader, in any organization, in any industry!â€
They introduced the interview as follows:
If you are going to become a good pianist it takes practice.
If you want to be a good athlete it takes practice.
The same goes for becoming a good leader.
Joshua Spodek earned such praise as â€œBest and Brightestâ€ (Esquire Magazineâ€™s Genius Issue), â€œAstrophysicist turned new media whizâ€ (NBC), and â€œRocket Scientistâ€ (Forbes Magazine and ABC News) with success in such diverse fields as science, invention, entrepreneurship, art, leadership, coaching, and education.
Joshua started his first venture over twenty years ago and has led, coached, taught, and developed courses since. Before then he helped build an x-ray observational satellite into space. You will find no one more passionate or effective at finding, expanding, and developing your leadership potential. Every major media source has covered him.
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to him about the important leadership principles covered in his new book Leadership Step-by-Step.
In this episode, you willâ€¦
- Hear how Joshua handled being a â€œscience guyâ€ in business school including the embarrassment of not know what â€œgrossâ€ and â€œnetâ€ meant
- Learn how make meaningful connections with those around you
- Understand that great leaders arenâ€™t born with a â€˜leadership geneâ€™; great leaders develop the necessary skills and gain confidence through practice and hard work
- Realize that most of leadership is supporting people on the team so they arenâ€™t distractedÂ from the work they need to be doing
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