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Leadership and the Environment
June 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Do you want to learn to lead beyond what you can learn in class?
Do you care enough about the environment to act on it?
This event will feature Leadership Professor Joshua Spodek and NYU’s Office of Sustainability to discuss leadership and the environment. Learn how to lead without relying on authority, telling people what to do, or common ineffective techniques that provoke resistance. Attendees will develop skills in leading themselves and others, measurably reducing campus waste, lowering costs, and preparing themselves for greater leadership roles at NYU and in the rest of their lives.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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 SpodekAcademy.com.
He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, creativity, and sales at Harvard, Princeton, MIT, INSEAD, the New York Academy of Science, and in private corporations. He holds five Ivy League degrees, including a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA, and studied under a Nobel Prize winner. He helped build an X-ray observational satellite for NASA, co-founded and led as CEO or COO several ventures, and holds six patents.
He earned praise as “Best and Brightest” (Esquire’s Genius Issue), “Astrophysicist turned new media whiz” (NBC), and “Rocket Scientist” (ABC News and Forbes) and has been quoted and profiled by ABC, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He has visited North Korea twice, swam across the Hudson River, and has done burpees every day since December 2011. He lives in Greenwich Village and blogs daily at www.joshuaspodek.com.