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 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 goals to ensure progress or holding yourself accountable for doing all the work along the way. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike talks with players and coaches from a high school football team on how they hold themselves and each other accountable when it comes to reaching their goals.

 

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Season 5
EPISODE 13: Finance

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Many of us are reluctant to talk about managing our money, so it can be difficult to learn how to make wise […]

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Season 5
EPISODE 12: Health & Wellness

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Young people tend to power through their classes, homework, and extracurriculars non-stop every day without ever pausing to ask themselves how they […]

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Season 5
EPISODE 09: Graduation

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Graduation is one of the biggest events of our lives and it takes a lot of hard work and dedication to achieve […]

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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 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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