Pac-Man and Education Will Die Together

Pac-Man would be a terrible teacher. And yet, the way we’ve built education is to teach our children and scholars to act like Pac-Man: To go along collecting dots. Memorize the textbook, fill in the right bubbles on a scantron sheet, gather information for the sake of information. Collect the dots. The result is millionsContinue reading “Pac-Man and Education Will Die Together”

Earn Your MBA in 4 Minutes

I saw this amazing post this week: Ain’t that the freakin’ truth. Then I had an idea… What if I curated a list of resources that teach MBA school topics better than and in less time than a traditional MBA? (NOTE: I don’t have an MBA, and I don’t intend to get one. So takeContinue reading “Earn Your MBA in 4 Minutes”

If You’re “Competing,” You’ve Already Lost

I was a sophomore in high school… It was a brand new high school, and the energy in the auditorium for our “opening assembly” was palpable. I was shy, as I had been for the last three years in middle school. I sat in the back-half of the auditorium next to a random kid fromContinue reading “If You’re “Competing,” You’ve Already Lost”

What Universities Need to Learn About Product Development

Three things in particular stick out to me about the traditional education system that have slowly driven me to start Free MBA:  1) We’ve trained generations of young people to make traditional education their default decision. It’s rare to see people show their 18-22 year olds other alternatives to learning and determining your life’s work. 2) The currentContinue reading “What Universities Need to Learn About Product Development”