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 24: Balance

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Doing too much — and even doing too much of a good thing — can eventually catch up with us and make us feel like we’re out of balance. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike shares his advice on how to reflect, be realistic, recalibrate, and move forward in a thoughtful and balanced way.

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Season 05
EPISODE 07: Stress & Time Management

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We all have the same 24 hours in a day, but learning how to manage that time effectively can make all the […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 25: DEMIR GJOKAJ PART 2

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Demir Gjokaj returns after Mike took his Lifehack Bootcamp. They talk about Mike’s struggles […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 22: DEMIR GJOKAJ

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Demir Gjokaj is the founder of Lifehack Bootcamp, where he and his wife teach people how to arrange their daily to-do list […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 13: SOCIAL MEDIA

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike challenged students across the country to take a 30 day digital detox from social media. In this episode of The Harbor […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 10: STRESS & PRESSURE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Whether it’s homework, AP classes, athletics, or extracurricular activities, students today are busier than ever. When you add in what’s happening at home, […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 08: TREVOR JACOB

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Trevor Jacob is a multi-talented action sports athlete, entrepreneur, and Olympian. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike talks with Trevor about […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 4: TIME MANAGEMENT

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike offers pointers on how to handle one of the greatest challenges for students: time management.

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