Why Every Young Professional Should Overcommunicate

Earlier today I had a conversation with my new sales hire for Praxis that went something like this: Me: “I just wanted to remind you to post your sales call notes publicly in the Slack channel.” Chase: “Oh, I’ve just been recording them internally. I’ve spoken with X people today already.” Me: “X?! Jesus. That…

Do The Thing

If you’re like anyone I know, you have something you want to do. You’ve been wanting it for a while, but you haven’t done it yet. Writing a book, starting an exercise routine, founding a business, making a difficult call. Whatever it is, it’s still waiting on the launchpad. There are a ton of legitimate…

Developing the Proper Attitude Toward Feedback

Feedback is an almost universally praised tool for growth, yet it’s still incredibly hard to give and take. There’s a lot that goes in to making it easier, but that starts with developing the proper attitude towards feedback. When you understand what feedback is and exactly why it’s important, it becomes easier to give and take when…

Don’t Try to ‘Find Yourself’ Until You Know How to Work

Travel abroad, digital nomad, lifestyle design, self-improvement, life-hacking, balanced living, finding yourself… These are well and good, but only valuable at the right time.  The right time is when you’ve worked hard, learned how to create value, and are actively doing it.  Otherwise these phrases and practices are empty and distracting. A sports analogy Imagine…