A Fun Little Project About Brutally Honest Feedback

I woke up super early for some reason one day last week. I decided to see what Squarespace was all about and spin up a website for a little project a few friends and I have joked about. It's called Brutally Honest Coach. The idea is that any kind of life or career guidance or advice is usually…


The Time Element in Alchemy

"Everything he touches turns to gold." The Midas idea, or Rumpelstiltskin, or alchemy in general brings to my mind an instant transformation from cheap material to gold. It's a useful analogy, but it lacks something. On the way to the office this morning, a thought popped into my head. Everything I…


Career Crashers with Chuck Grimmett

Be Generous with Your Work with Chuck Grimmett Chuck Grimmett is the product manager at Crash. He joins Isaac to talk about how he launched his career through photography, internships, and a willingness to share his work. Topics: How Chuck used photography to land an internship with the…


How to Arbitrage Your Geography to Higher Income

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Introducing Crash

We've learned a lot in the five years since creating the Praxis apprenticeship program. We've seen the world change rapidly too. It's not so unusual anymore for people to understand that chasing degrees doesn't equal life and career success. There's a lot more buzz about self-directed living and…


No, It's Not the Degree

I often see people say things like, "Sure, they say you don't need a fancy degree to get the job, but then they hire people with fancy degrees." It's not because companies are lying about not needing a degree. It's because candidates are totally lame and uninteresting. In a pool of generic, flat,…


Fox News: Bike Riding vs. Career Prep

What if we taught bike riding like we teach careers? (Longer post on this idea here. Short clip below.)  


How to Confront Big Changes in the World

There are two ways you can respond to unknowns and changes in technology, culture, politics, and society. The first is to focus and worry about all the possible things these changes could do to the world at large, and fret over all the things you think and hope other people will do to make sure bad…


The Current Career Landscape in 8 Short Points

1. Young people mistakenly assume the way to start their career is to go into debt, spend four years taking tests, following rules, chasing grades and getting a degree. 2. Paper credentials won't launch your career. Employers don't care about degrees, they care about the right skills. 3. But you've…