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 6

EPISODE 14: EMPOWERMENT

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Ann Bancroft dreamed about crossing Antarctica when she was 10 years old, but it took her many years of hard work and preparation before she actualized her dream at age 47. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike speaks with Ann about how empowerment can be viewed as a process in which we get stronger, one step at a time.

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Season 6
EPISODE 06: SELF-CONFIDENCE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Confidence can be described as making the most of momentum, allowing small victories to build on one another, and then leaning into your moments of success so you can share that confidence with others.

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Season 6
EPISODE 01: Wish. Talk. Do.

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike talks to blogger and author Alexa Glazer about how she made the decision to stop wishing and talking about her dream, and what it took for her to start doing it.

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Season 5
EPISODE 06: Activism

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – In a recent poll on his social media, Mike learned that over 60% of his followers believe they’re capable of making a […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 15: LEADERSHIP

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike delves into the topic of leadership. In particular, he focuses on how leaders’ […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 7: BULLYING

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We’ve all had experiences with bullying. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike and students from across the country recount how […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 7: MICHELLE PARKER

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Professional skier Michelle Parker shares her story of success as a female athlete in a male-dominated sport.

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