Top 10 Ways to Develop Personal Freedom as a Young Adult

1. Scrap the permission-based mindset. Waiting for permission is the fastest way to surrender your personal freedom and autonomy. You don’t need someone to say something is okay. If you know it’s right, based on examination and reflection, then go and do it. You don’t need someone’s accreditation to launch into the professional world. Build…

4 Mindsets that Train Forward Tilt

 At the start of your career, attitude is far more important than talent and skills. In particular, there’s an attitude that’s helpful for thriving during the Praxis program and throughout your life. We call it, forward tilt. It’s about having a bias for action and excitement for new ideas. The name itself gives a hint on…

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…

Wednesday Wrap-Up: Getting Shit Done Workshop w/ Amanda Grimmett

Every week at Praxis, participants and alumni gather for Praxis Wednesdays, weekly group sessions designed to hone intellectual ability and build practical skills applicable to the professional world. These sessions cover everything from academic subjects — philosophy, history, and economics — to technical skills participants can use in their careers — such as writing, marketing,…