For John, BLUF: Not everyone needs a college degree to succeed. But it is the usual path. Nothing to see here; just move along.
Isaac Morehouse Isaac is the Founder and CEO of Praxis.
Today I received an EMail from Mr Morehouse, in which he asked if we need to go to college. I usually encourage young people to go to college. It is the regular way. However, Mr Morehouse lays out an alternative path:
Let's see what it takes to opt-out of college.Some of the above points are titles of books Mr Morehouse has written and published.
You don't have to be the next Jobs or Zuckerberg. You don't need to be sitting on a billion dollar idea.
You can (and probably should) build a career away from the conveyor belt even if you're not some kind of prodigy.
But you do need a few things. I outline them in a new post:Desire for More Than the Good Opinion of OthersRead the article to learn more. At the end, we offer a brand new downloadable guide to building a career without college.
Understanding You’re Not Special
Doing More Than Not Doing Something
Honesty About What You Want
Worth thinking about.
Regards — Cliff