Leadership and the environment. Is a conversation about climate change and the environment relevant to you and I as leaders…

Or is it just the flavour of the day?

Environmental issues are part of the everyday news cycle. But here’s the question: Above and beyond either side of the discussion and the environment being a a political catapult.

Is it relevant to us as leaders of industries? And if it is why is it relevant?

Well stay tuned because we are about to take a dive into this controversial subject.

Our Guest on this episode is Joshua Spodek. He’s a bestselling author of “Leadership Step by Step” And his resume is far beyond impressive!

Joshua is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., and founder of Spodek Academy. He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, creativity, and sales at Harvard, Princeton, MIT, the New York Academy of Science, and in private corporations. He been the co-founded and led as CEO or COO several ventures, and holds six patents.

He holds five (5) Ivy League degrees and studied under a Nobel Laureate. He’s visited North Korea twice, swam across the Hudson River, has done burpees daily since 2011 — 130,000 and counting.

And as commitment to being a leader he takes 16 months to produce one load of garbage, and in the age of easy access he (by choice) hasn’t flown since March 2016.

He’s the man Esquire’s Genius issue called “best and brightest”, NBC said he’s “astrophysicist turned new media whiz”. Author of “Initiative: Bring Your Passions to Life!” Returning champion Joshua Spodek

On this episode we go FullMonty on:

Why we need to focus on Initiative rather than entrepreneurship.
Why Leadership is NOT about telling people what to do, pushing legislation without popular support, spreading facts, figures, doom, and gloom.
Why we must learn to lead and practice initiative
Using your lack of integrity to become an outstanding leader
Why you being a Genuinely happy leader is so important to loyalty
Why it’s all about the “little things”
and so much more