Don’t Major in Entrepreneurship

Lots of business schools offer concentrations and majors in “entrepreneurship.” It is the expected response to more and more entrepreneurial young people either foregoing college altogether or majoring in something like computer science rather than going to business school. If you want to be an entrepreneur, it may seem like majoring in entrepreneurship at a…

Don’t Try too Hard to Make Big Ideas Practically Valuable

Part of the Praxis curriculum is a deep dive into philosophy, history, and economics.  Participants have discussions about the material and often examine how insights from these disciplines might apply to their lives as creators and entrepreneurs.  We want the curriculum to provide real value, so we love to see this kind of application, but…

“Some Guy” Theory

I have a theory. Well, actually, I know a guy who knows another guy who has a theory. It’s called “some guy” theory. Here’s the theory in a nutshell: No matter what “it” is, there’s always “some guy” for whom “it” doesn’t work. Whether we’re talking about losing weight, eating healthier, managing money, investing resources, building…