The Isaac Morehouse Podcast

Isaac Morehouse - Penelope Trunk - CEO of Quistic

Penelope Trunk is currently a the world's most influential career counselor according to Inc. Magazine, and the CEO of Quistic. Penelope has founded four companies and joins Isaac to talk about her past and current projects. They talk about writing, unschooling, startup mentality, trends in career development, and how to be honest with yourself when it comes to your future. Her latest startup, Quistic, provides online courses that help people manage their careers.

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Isaac Morehouse - Chad Grills - CEO of Mission.org

Chad Grills is currently the CEO of Mission.org, a network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. This interview with Isaac from 2015, found Chad working as the curator of the Medium publication, Life Learning. He talks with Isaac about his three core passions: Accelerated learning, Antifragility, and definite optimism.

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Isaac Morehouse - Michael Gibson - Partner at 1517 Fund

Michael Gibson is a General Partner at 1517 Fund. Michael was pursuing a PhD in philosophy when it struck him that the really big ideas weren't being advanced within the walls of academia. He left, got into the tech world, and found himself running investor Peter Thiel's fellowship program for young college opt-outs. He's recently co-founded his own venture capital fund to support young people who want to work on big ideas outside of the classroom. Isaac and Michael discuss his love of literature and philosophy, how he wound up in Silicon Valley, and what it looks like to operate outside the status quo.

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Isaac Morehouse - Zak Slayback & Deryk Makgill

Zak Slayback was on scholarship at an Ivy League school. Deryk Makgill was on the dean's list at a top tier university. They both dropped out, and they're both glad they did. On today's show, Zak and Deryk join Isaac to discuss their experiences and offer thoughts on the university system and what dissatisfied students can do.

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Isaac Morehouse - Steve Patterson - Philosopher & Author on Credentialism

Isaac talks with Steve Patterson: Philosopher, Author, and the Host of the podcast Patterson in Pursuit. In his words, Steve is "obsessed with learning and have traveled the world to interview intellectuals about big ideas." On today's show, an excerpt from a longer conversation with Isaac, where he and Steve talk about credentialism and the pro's and con's of using credentials in the world of work.

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Isaac Morehouse - Blake Boles - Author & Self-Directed Learning Advocate

Isaac talks with Blake Boles: author, entrepreneur, and self-directed learning advocate. Blake is the Director of Unschool Adventures, a program to help unschoolers travel the world, and has written several books on education beyond school. He joins Isaac to discuss his own education and career journey and what he's learned along the way.

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Isaac Morehouse - "NL" Morehouse, Isaac's Unschooled 10yo Son

Isaac talks with his (at the time) 10 year old son (pseudonym "NL"), who asked to join Isaac on an episode to talk about his experience as an unschooler. Isaac and NL chat about the pros and cons of unschooling, what a typical day looks like, and whether NL worries about not knowing the things he'll need to succeed.

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Isaac Morehouse - Zak Slayback - Investor at 1517 Fund

Isaac talks with his friend and former colleague at Praxis, Zak Slayback, currently an investor at 1517 Fund, about his recent and radical views on education, his love for aviation, and where he thinks the next big thing will come from.

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