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The Legacee Academy

Expertise You Can Apply —  Skills You can Master

Our Learning Approach

"Everyone complains about the cost of education, but no-one complains about the cost of ignorance." 

Skills employers want are more complicated, and more difficult than simply getting a four-year degree. As such, one is delusional if one thinks you can master anything simply by reading a few books, taking a few classes or even getting a degree in it. 

We see it all the time, in universities, theory devoid of practice. Students who think that an "A" means real world competence, the illusion that one can apply what one writes about in the research paper.

So What's missing? Two things:

Relevant theory that can be practiced.
The motivation and feedback mechanisms to reach mastery.
This is what we provide in this site.

"After all, if it was just about knowledge, most of the world’s leaders would be librarians." 

Sound, Practical Theory. This is not about “blue sky” theory — you know the kind of stuff so impractical that you can’t use it in the real word.  It’s about what employers want and entrepreneurs need.

Build Deep Expertise. What’s in your long-term memory matters. You can’t Google it when the boss asks you a question. And when ignorant, you can’t even use the search engines properly since they won't know what questions to ask.

Strive To Master Skills. We don’t just want leaders who understand the theory, but can’t lead. The focus is on moving from novice to mastery. 

Pallas Athena, Picture from the Austrian Parliament Image by Jubalon

Real World Application. OK, some things are nice to know. But when it comes to our two primary roles (digital marketing or transformational leadership), you got to make things happen in the real world.

Receive Badges. This are attached to specific competencies in a concentration.

Get a Certificate. Complete a concentration and receive a Legacee Academy certificate as recognition of your accomplishments.

Experienced Instructors. Instructor-based courses and classes that we offer online have individuals who really know the topic.

Skilled Guides. In skill-based learning, Legacee Academy guides are mentors and coaches who will guide your practice.

Potential Project (Gig) Work. For these that build skills (Level II learning), you can receive additional training to serve as a the role of Guide or Instructor.

“Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” -- Shakespeare, The Twelve Night, ( Act II, Scene V)

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