In Chapter 1 of 17 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, education entrepreneur J.T. Allen answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" He applies Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers perspective to improving at certain tasks. He also notes that as things improve and grow, the progressive challenge is thinking ahead to the future to better position the company for growth. J.T. Allen is the CEO and co-founder of myFootpath, a company that provides higher education online resources and call center services to help high school and adult learners choose academic programs in line with career goals. Before myFootpath, Allen worked in strategy consulting for Ernst & Young. He earned his BBA and graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.