About This Episode:
Joshua Spodek, bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step, is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., and founder of Spodek Academy.


    • an “Astrophysicist turned new media whiz”
    • has done over 90,000+ burpees
    • written over 2,500+ blog posts
    • takes a cold show every 4th day since December 2013
    • swam across the Hudson River
    • toured North Korea twice
    • Five Ivy-League degrees, including a PhD in astrophysics and an MBA
    • helped build an X-ray observational satellite with NASA
    • studied under Nobel Laureate
    • holds Six patents
    • named “Best and Brightest” by Esquire in its Genius issue
    • finished six marathons (3:51 best)
    • competed at nationals and worlds in ultimate Frisbee, finishing at #5
    • teacher and coach at Columbia University and NYU
    • six-pack abs at 45 years old

Joshua’s Tombstone Quote:
“He was, and is, down to earth”

Links From Today’s Show:
Spodek Academy

Leadership Step by Step: Become the Person Others Follow
Getting Right with Tao: A Contemporary Spin on the Tao Te Ching
Civil Disobedience

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