T.K. Coleman is the Education Director for Praxis. He helps participants translate learning into value-creation.

Celebrate After You’ve Finished the Job

In When You Deliver Work Late, You Invite More Scrutiny, Isaac Morehouse writes: Here’s another reason to get your work done fast (yep, even (especially!) deep, creative work):  you’ll get less scrutiny and fewer requested edits…Every day past expectation the project takes, the expectation for perfection ratchets up. From your customer’s perspective, it goes something like…

3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Out Loud

You’re in the middle of an interesting online course. You just started reading a fascinating new book. You stayed up all night watching a series of talks by a provocative lecturer. Nobody knows. It’s a secret between you and your brain. One day, however, you’re going to surprise everyone. Maybe you’ll make an appearance on…

What is Praxis Wednesday?

All About Praxis Wednesdays Most followers and fans of Praxis know we’re an apprenticeship program that offers our participants the opportunity to work with growing startups and leading professionals. Instead of centering the education experience around classroom activities, we help participants develop useful skills by placing them in a context where they’re challenged to create…

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Four Reasons to Stop Despising Your So-called Menial Job

“I Apologize for Wearing a Goofy-Looking Hat While I Take Charge of My Life” In the past several years that I’ve spent interviewing, coaching, and training young professionals, I’ve spoken with thousands of people who worked in the following kinds of jobs: maintenance, fast food, retail, dine-in restaurants, and daycare. Most of them have been…