* 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…
mrWF WORK ETHIC SCHOLARSHIP
THANKS! to all the finalists who submitted videos. Winners will be announced 28th…really! View the videos - here.
DO YOU HAVE A VISION FOR YOUR SUCCESS?
Do you have a vision for your success? Find out how thinking big and working hard helped Diego achieve his vision. Watch his story.
MEN’S HEALTH: GET AHEAD BY GETTING DIRTY
Mike certainly has spent time in the trenches when it comes to work. Read what he took away from the experiences -HERE.
MIKE BRINGS SKILLED TRADES MESSAGE TO SKILLSUSA 2014
Caterpillar Inc. & Mike showed their support for students at this years SkillsUSA. Read more.
OFF THE WALL: SAFETY THIRD REVISIT
The hotbed topic Safety Third is as relevant today as when Mike first brought it up in 2009. Read his blog – HERE.
TRADES WORTHY NEWSHERE.
THIS WAY UP: MOBILITY IN AMERICARecent WSJ article reported those who pursue tech and practical training are succeeding, we knew that. Read the article – HERE
CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE SELLING!
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
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.
Mike just announced his new show “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” will be coming to CNN in the Fall! Read what he has to say about it here.
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!