Leadership Step by Step

Leadership Step by Step teaches you to lead and understand yourself and others. Beginning with self-awareness, its exercises build on each other enabling you to inspire others to devote themselves passionately, with attention to detail and loyalty, often thanking you for leading them to work. It will transform all your relationships.

What you'll learn

You will transform your life and relationships. If you do the exercises, you will learn:

  • Self-awareness
  • How to create meaningful connections
  • Active listening
  • How to support teammates
  • To transform challenges into growth
  • To inspire
  • To learn others' greatest motivations
  • To speak authentically, naturally

Our method

We take the revolutionary step of teaching leadership, entrepreneurship, and the performance-based fields of professional and personal interactions as we teach every other performance-based fields, by practicing the basics, not lectures, case studies, and analytical papers. The result is self-awareness, empathy, an authentic voice, comfort under stress, and what comes with mastery. Think of how we teach playing musical instruments, sports, or the military.

We will lead you to the professional equivalent of playing Carnegie Hall. You'll have to play the scales. The result is freedom to realize your dreams, enjoy the process, and attract loyal, enthusiastic teammates.


Learn by doing.


Learn what you need when you need it with no big anxiety-causing jumps


Work at your pace, on what you care about.


Tested by hundreds of students from seasoned executives to unemployed teenagers. It works.

What our graduates say

I cannot even begin to express how much I have enjoyed this course. It is by far the best class I have taken . . . Thank you, Josh, for your time, wisdom, and passion. It made an incredible impact on my life.

As a Stern alum who concentrated in Management, Joshua Spodek's class better taught me more applicable and meaningful management skills than any courses from the Management Department.

This was the first course that challenged me, asking me to think outside my comfort zones. Yet, it is also where I developed a strong network of supporters through group projects.

In a nutshell

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