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 5
EPISODE 17: Goals

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – It’s easy to declare a big goal for the future. It’s much harder to work backwards from said goal by establishing smaller […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 26: HIGHER EDUCATION

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Many students believe they have to have their entire future mapped out before they graduate high school. While having a plan laid […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 24: SCOTT LLOYD

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Managing finances is hard for everyone and especially for teenagers just joining the workforce. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, […]

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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 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 23: FINISHING STRONG

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike challenges students not to go into cruise control at the end of the school year, but to remember they have a limited amount of time to accomplish their goals.

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