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The YouSchool Podcast

The YouSchool Podcast

Hosted by: Scott Schimmel

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Critical Identity Question - What Do You Believe In?

What you believe shapes who you become. Your beliefs shape how you see the world and how you interact with it. They form the foundation of your identity, how you understand your purpose and interact with the world,...
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Fundamental Values Interview With Kathy Pham

It's hard to change course in your life when you've already started down a path. It's a lot more effective if you figure out where you're going ahead of time- so you can avoid detours and wasted time.  There's a...
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Critical Identity Question- What Do You Stand For?

It’s interesting- we ask students to write clear, persuasive essays and perform the Pythagorean theorem, but don’t quiz them on what’s most important to them. Which has more lasting, relevant value for their future?...
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The Standout You Interview with Michael Davidson from Team Rubicon

There's only one YOU- but, ironically, learning about yourself and finding the courage to authentically express yourself are rare. In this interview, Scott Schimmel interviews Michael Davidson from Team Rubicon- one...
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Critical Identity Question: What Makes You Unique?

There is no one like you. Never has been; never will be. No one will ever know what it’s like to be you, think like you, see like you, act like you, or dream like you. There’s no one who will ever express themselves...
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BackStory Interview with Levi's DEI Leader, Christina Glennon

In order to be able to see your past clearly and confidently understand where you come from and how it's shaped you, you need to do some reflective work. The conversation we have with Christina in this episode can be...
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Critical Identity Question: What's Your BackStory?

“Tell us about yourself.” Can you think of a more anxiety-provoking question? On one hand, it’s a softball question, right? Who else knows more about your own life than you? But, rarely does anyone answer this...
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Joe Lara and the Critical Questions

Click here if you'd prefer to watch the full interview Joe understands there is an innate brilliance that exists in all of us. But he also acknowledges that leaders and managers may have challenges with motivation and...
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Welcome to the YouSchool Podcast

Click here if you'd prefer to watch the trailer  My nightmare at 20 years old was that I would wake up at 40 and feel deep regret that I lived the wrong life- a really nice, predictable, and boring story belonging to...
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For years we’ve been studying what a young person needs in order to transition into a healthy, thriving adulthood.  

They're uncommon sense ideas, really.

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