Nov. 12, 2020

17. Serving Students In New & Innovative Ways

17. Serving Students In New & Innovative Ways

Elizabeth’s guest today is Michelle Jones, entrepreneur, founder, and Chief Academic Officer of Wayfinding Academy. In this intimate and personal conversation, Michelle shares how an exercise she created for her students ultimately led her to develop a ne

👩‍🏫 Michelle, a former college professor, decided to address a problem and created an accredited alternative education institution. 1:30💎 Starting Wayfinding Academy, as a two year alternative college, was her answer to a variety of issues she and her students faced. 3:40🎓 Higher education/College shouldn't be about sorting people, it should be about helping people become whole humans. 7:14🤔 “5 Whys” exercise Michelle does to help her students figure out their purpose 8:40🚀 Generating liftoff for a disruptive business. 14:12👩‍🎓 Forming a Wayfinding Academy as an inclusive college space.  You are already worthy.  16:42🤩 Leveling up. Getting culture right, listening, and taking action at a high level. 22:10💪 Bold actions Wayfinding college is taking in response to their mission. 24:03🥁 When Michelle stepped into the role of disrupter, the people who have the power in her industry actually sought out the disruption and helped her tremendously. 27:37🤝You might be surprised to find the gatekeepers might be supporters. 31:41🏫 An 8-week version of the Wayfinding method via a course ‘Far Away Finding’. 35:47👩‍💻 Online Life Finding is a method for redesigning life and work with insight and intention. 37:28
Connect with WayFinding Academy:Website:  WayfindingAcademy.orgInstagram handle: @Wayfinding_AcademyTwitter: @WayfindingAcadFaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/WayfindingAcademy
Promotional Items/links:To apply to be a full-time student at Wayfinding Academy https://wayfindingacademy.org/become-a-student 
The Life Finding online workshop: https://wayfindingacademy.org/lifefinding-program To do an online version of Wayfinding 101 and have a Guide for 8 weeks: https://wayfindingacademy.org/virtual 5 Whys Workbook - available for download
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