* A trillion dollars in student loans.
* Record high unemployment.
* Three million good jobs that no one seems to want.
The goal of Profoundly Disconnected® is to challenge the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success. The Skills Gap is here, and if we don’t close it, it’ll swallow us all. Which is a long way of saying, we could use your help…
Debt loads are preventing young entrepreneurs from starting businesses, which is terrifying for the economy.
SCARED OF STUDENT DEBT
How To Take Pride In A Shark Autopsy, And Other Lessons From Mike Rowe ~ Mike shares his experiences in the workforce.
LESSONS ABOUT LABOR
FOND du LAC REPORTER:
CELEBRATE WORK ETHIC
Mike talks about the American work ethic and how the idea of a college education as one-size-fits all is a crock.
SOMEBODY’S GOTTA DO IT
Mike will be back on CNN with new episodes of Somebody’s Gotta Do It this spring! Stay tuned for SGDI news on mikerowe.com.
WATCH FOR SEASON 2 THIS SPRING!
LOCALLY LAID EGG CO. GETS TO
The blog informs a disgruntled shopper about what their company name is all about and gets to the meat of where our food comes from.
THE YOLK OF A COMPLAINT
NOW AVAILABLE for high school seniors – mrW/MTI Scholarship Program. Learn a skill, Master a Trade – Enjoy a Great Career!
Find articles about the trades, education, jobs and other related news – HERE.
CHECK OUT WHAT
Are you buying what we’re selling? You should be, we’ve got great stuff and all the proceeds help pay for scholarships. Check out the merchandise HERE
MTI INTERVIEWS mrWF PRESIDENT
You Have to Start Somewhere – MTI talks to mikeroweWORKS Foundation President Mary Sullivan about the foundation and more.
MIKE’S TESTIMONY FOR THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
Mike testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources to discuss “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers” See what he had to say here.
FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SUCCESS STORIES
mrWF is making a difference. Check out the “Faces of the Foundation” get inspired to start your own career in the skilled trades.
NEW WELDER GIVES UPDATE
mikeroweWORKS recently received this letter from Jennifer Foit following up on what has transpired since her July, 2014 Facebook post to Mike regarding her new career.
TO “BUCKING THE ODDS”
MIKE WROTE A BOOK!? LISTEN TO HIM READING THE PREFACE!
Yep. He finally did it. And it’s a real page turner. True, there’s only one page but it’s a ZINGER of a page. Hear Mike read the preface, and buy the book!