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 07: SELF-REFLECTION

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Spending time reflecting can be scary, but it’s critical to gaining insights about ourselves and others. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike shares how reflecting on his setbacks and successes has made him a better boss, coworker, and leader.

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Season 4
EPISODE 01: HOW TO START

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Some students know what they want to do and where they want to go, but they just don’t know how to start. […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 26: PURPOSE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – It’s easy to fall into the trap of equating busyness to being on your way to success. Without focus in our daily […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 1: LEAVING A LEGACY

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike poses the question, “What legacy do you want to leave behind?”

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Season 1
EPISODE 12: AZIE TESFAI

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Azie Tesfai achieved her dream of becoming an actress, but still felt unfulfilled. It was only when she learned about the needs of a school in her family’s home country that she realized her greater purpose.

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