Ripon Forum talks with Mike July 16, 2014Ripon forum did a Q & A with Mike where they discussed the Skills Gap, America’s relationship with hard work, the importance of S.T.E.M. education and Mike’s new show “Somebody’s Gotta Do It.”
View the original article – HERE.
OFF THE WALL: Bucking the Odds July 15, 2014Today’s question comes from Jenn Foit, who bucked the odds and got my attention in much the same a shiny object fascinates my dog.
Hey Mike –
I have a 1 in 1,443,953 chance of you writing back to me. I am a 27 year old single mom who is about to finally take the step and start in a welding program. ...read more...
OFF THE WALL: The S.W.E.A.T. Pledge and Chuck Norris’s Beard July 9, 2014
Many thoughtful comments after yesterdays post. This one for instance, from Steven Oklesh, rose to someplace near the top.
“Fact – After reading this post, Chuck Norris’ beard abandoned him and is now en route to attach itself to Mike Rowe’s face.”
Crazy thing Steve – you’re right!
Chuck Norris’ beard arrived a little after 2 pm yesterday, and gave me quite a ...read more...
No Sour Grapes – Go Vote for mrW/UTI Videos July 8, 2014Here’s a picture of me holding a copy of The S.W.E.A.T. Pledge. (Skill and Work Ethic Aren’t Taboo.) I wrote The Pledge last year for three simple reasons:
1. I believe what it says, and felt strongly the world needs one more acronym.
2. I wanted to raise some money for the scholarship fund. (We sell them for $10, and the money ...read more...