Isaac Morehouse is the CEO of Crash, the career launch platform and the founder of Praxis, a startup apprenticeship program.
Isaac Morehouse (@isaacmorehouse), CEO of Crash, joins Erik on this episode. They discuss:- His background and why he started Crash.- What he would change about the incentive structure of the world if he could wave a magic wand.- What kinds of big companies will possibly emerge in the education space.- What self-credentialing and peer-to-peer credentialing would look like.- Why he would like to see markets in everything.- Why the burden of proof for going to college has reached a tipping point, where students are now mostly skeptics while parents remain believers.Remember to apply for the winter vintage of our Network Catalyst accelerator! It is a personalized program that features masterclasses from some of the best in Silicon Valley and a dedicated network leader focused on making the introductions you need to turbocharge your company. You can participate in-person in San Francisco or virtually from anywhere around the world. Find out more and apply at for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global and is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg.
Isaac Morehouse is the CEO of Crash, the career launch platform, and the founder of Praxis, a startup apprenticeship program. During this podcast, he talks with Matt about whether the benefits of college outweigh the costs.
Our guest this week on The Vin Armani Show is Isaac Morehouse. Isaac Morehouse is the Founder and CEO of Praxis, an intensive startup apprenticeship program for entrepreneurial young people who want more than college. Isaac is the author of several book, on topics ranging from liberty, to education, to entrepreneurship. He is also the host of the Office Hours Podcast, offering philosophical insight and actionable advice on how to take charge of your life and career. To listen to this podcast at your convenience, subscribe on iTunes or on Stitcher. Listen to the episode below: more freedom? Join the Counter Markets newsletter community:
For Episode 75 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing from Isaac MorehouseThis interview is part of the “Career Expert Series“.Guest Introduction – Isaac MorehouseIsaac describes his career path and what he noticed throughout his time working in and around higher education organizations.He noticed that something was amiss between students leaving higher education and looking for work, and the employers who were hungry for talent but couldn't find it.He launched Praxis to fulfill that need and bridge the gap, and it has been a growing success.Episode Summary1. Isaac breaks down the differences between internship and apprenticeship, and how companies view each of them.2. He also explains the benefits of an apprenticeship for the employer and why Praxis offers them instead of internship positions.3. Isaac also explains the benefit of apprenticeship for the employee. He talks about the level of training and education people receive is getting them into positions that would normally require a college degree.4. He shares some insights on the idea of being able to showcase what you can do, and how the apprenticeship helps to build skills and relationships that ensure a successful match.5.  He describes the ways people are born entrepreneurial, and how the education system is designed in a manner that tends to suffocate those qualities in favor of a more streamlined learning environment.6. He shares ways to break the mold and get out there in a much more creative way to showcase your talents, skills and abilities in order to get more opportunities.7. Isaac shares a ton of tips to help you get recognized for a career or job. He explains that being diligent and consistent, and quick to respond are just a few things that will set you apart from your competition.8. He also shares a massive outlook about passion, doing what you love, and chiseling away the parts that you don't like over time.Quotes“As long as I was doing something I didn't hate, I figured it was okay”.“We're giving you this trial run, show us what you've got”.“They're doing this instead of college, and getting jobs that say you need a college degree”.“What kind of problems can I solve and how can I prove that to them?”.“If you keep it alive just enough, I think you can learn to fan it back into a flame”.“You should respond to every email within 24 hours max.”.“First impressions matter”.“Don't do things that you hate, and everything else is fair game”.LinksTo learn more about Isaac Morehouse's work visit his website.You can also connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter . We also recommend that you listen to Isaac's Podcast –The Isaac Morehouse Podcast.Intro Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas ( Soundtrack – Siren KickbackEnding Music provided courtesy of Accelerated Ideas ( Soundtrack – No Need to Rush  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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