Character Development. One Episode at a time.

HARBOR EPISODES

The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode

All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.

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Season 5

EPISODE 15: JRNC I

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – At the 2018 Jostens Renaissance National Conference, Mike addressed hundreds of student leaders and leadership educators on how leadership is a lifestyle. In part one of this two-part series, Mike offers advice on how to persist in creating change (even when others aren’t on board) and how the best leaders are the ones who forge a path for others. Stay tuned next week for part two!

 

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Season 5
EPISODE 14: Grit

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We’re all faced with challenges every day, but it’s up to each one of us to decide how we’re going to approach […]

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Season 5
EPISODE 04: Networking

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Networking today isn’t about who you know, it’s about who you’re known as. Seven out of ten career opportunities come from word […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 23: FAILURE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – People respond to failure in different ways. Typically, people let it stop them, define them, or drive them. On this episode of The […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 02: CHAD GREENWAY

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Chad Greenway is a former NFL linebacker who is known for his incredible work ethic both on and off the field, as […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 20: GROWING INTO YOUR GREATNESS

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – If you won the lottery and never had to work another day in your life, what would you spend your days doing? […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 11: GRIT

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike discusses a topic that studies have shown to be one of the most important factors […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 10: QUINCY

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Musician and actor Quincy Brown discusses the importance of working hard to achieve success, and stresses that greatness is not simply handed to anyone.

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