The Professional Benefits of Being Clueless

“I have no idea what I’m doing.” – Dog Socrates I’ve written before about how I really don’t know anything. A common theme! My guess is that a lot of young people in the workplace…

How to Land an Interview Without the Credential

It turns out that people applying for a job care more about their own credentials than the people who are hiring them. source You’ve been on the job search for a while, sending out resumes…

The Case for Leaving Home

“A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family.” – Mark 6:4 You want to grow, progress, live an interesting and meaningful life.  You want to…

Core Elements of the Praxis Education Experience

We have made some exciting changes to the Praxis Education Experience and it’s been even more exciting to see those changes come to fruition since implementing them over the past two months and new participants…

Work Harder To Appreciate Life More

“You’ve got to stop and smell the roses more, James!” I laughed when one of my coworkers gave me this advice. As with most cliches, there’s wisdom in this saying. Usually the people repeating the cliche miss it.…

How to Get a Job Without Formal Credentials: A Case Study

Since I dropped out of college about a year and half ago, I’ve had the opportunity to speak and work with tons of young professionals in the process of applying for their first job. Often,…