Sound the Alarm, Swing the Axe

If your message can’t be misunderstood, I strongly doubt if it’s any good.

People will beg you to make your philosophy safe, but they’ll hit the snooze button on your ideas as soon as you do.

We complain about alarms, but there’s a reason why we use them to wake ourselves up.

A good idea is one that serves the same function as Kafka’s observation regarding a good book: to “be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”

Don’t make us comfortable. Make us feel alive.

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TK Coleman is the Education Director for Praxis. He has coached dozens of young people and top performers from all stages of life. He’s the author of hundreds of articles and is a frequent speaker on education, entrepreneurship, freedom, personal growth, and creativity. TK is a relentless learner, has been involved in numerous startups, and has professional experience ranging from the entertainment to financial services industries and academia. Above all else, TK is on a mission to help people embrace their own power and expand their own possibilities.

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