About Spodek Academy

If you want to lead your career and life, you need leadership and entrepreneurial skills and experience. Spodek Academy teaches the underlying social, emotional, and intellectual skills of leadership and entrepreneurship.

Learning social and emotional skills requires facing and overcoming social and emotional challenges. We structure our courses to have you practice and master the basics, then to advance to increasing challenges. In a short time, you'll master advanced skills of effectively creating projects and leading them.

Many students say they have never taken courses like them and thought you had to be born with skills like empathy, compassion, self-awareness, inspiration, and so on. On the contrary, tested over hundreds of students at all levels, our courses work.

Student get funded, hired and promoted for projects they create in our courses, appearing in Forbes and Inc., supported by the Dalai Lama, and more. Students apply their skills in large firms, in new ventures, with family, with friends, and with themselves.

About Joshua

Joshua Spodek PhD MBA, has taught, practiced, and coached leadership and entrepreneurship at Columbia, NYU, and private corporations for nearly two decades, to teaching awards and stellar student reviews.

He wrote the bestselling Leadership Step by Step, hosts the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast, and writes a column at Inc. He and his projects have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and most major broadcast outlets.

Great leaders aren't born with a “leadership gene”; great leaders develop the necessary skills and gain confidence through practice and hard work. In Leadership Step by Step Joshua Spodek presents a thoughtful approach to becoming a highly effective leader that emphasizes the importance of experiential learning. It will serve as a valuable resource for leaders at all levels in any profession. Indeed, Joshua's practical exercises will help prospective, as well as experienced leaders, to master their craft and ultimately to succeed in leading and inspiring others in their various pursuits.

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