You Were Born an Entrepreneur

Have you ever watched a baby with a goal?  They know what they want, but they don’t know how to get there.  They have limbs they can barely control and a variety of toys, tools, and furniture around them.  They collect information by watching others.  They test and explore, flailing their limbs…


Why Now is the Time

These are exciting times in education and career training.  The landscape is changing, and everyone knows it.  College degrees are still expected by most employers, but the trend is in the other direction.  Some of the most interesting companies don't care.  They want something that stands out and…


Praxis in the News

A nice story in the Daily Caller about the emergence of higher education alternatives mentions Praxis and quotes me. "Can new opportunities like Praxis and Gap Year really supplant the traditional four-year degree? Morehouse thinks so. “It seems radical only because the impractical and…


It's Time for Praxis

It's here. When I was 16 I was a sophomore in college and I couldn't believe how inefficient the whole thing was. I loved many of my classes, especially philosophy. I loved my job, which I worked probably 30 hours a week while taking 15 or 20 credits a semester. The problem was that everything I…


It Goes Both Ways

People have a tendency to put themselves into one role in the market, and vilify the other.  They think of themselves as consumers, and producers are nasty.  They think of themselves as employees, and employers are greedy.  They think of themselves as sellers, and buyers are stingy.  They think of…