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…

Information Doesn’t Work Until We Do

There are no powerful ideas without people who choose to be powerful. All ideas are fragile. It’s only our willingness to work with them that makes them strong. Over the years, I’ve heard many amazing insights and I’ve received lots of helpful advice from intelligent, successful, and influential people. Of all the insights and bits…