2020 Fall

Future Ready

A Virtual Event Experience with Find Your Grind and Mike Smith

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We know Gen Z
Find Your Grind travels the country listening to, investing in, and celebrating the next generation. Our live events are filled with entertainment and educational opportunities for Gen Z to discover the latest emerging and evolving industries. This Fall, we're going virtual!

Find Your Grind is thrilled to introduce Future Ready – A virtual event experience for high school seniors. The 8-week virtual event series will help create pathways for seniors to feel confident, connected, and empowered during unprecedented times by helping equip them with the skills, knowledge, and support required to realize their full potential. Whether your district is going remote, hybrid, or back in the classroom – Find Your Grind’s virtual experience can be easily implemented into Fall instructional plans.

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What to expect:
Powerful assemblies with Mike Smith

2 virtual assemblies and Q&A hosted by Mike Smith – the leader in motivational speaking in the K-12 community

Video content with lessons

6 weeks of engaging, conversational video content with lessons from Mike Smith and Find Your Grind that will drive impactful conversation between students and staff.

Video response tool

Free Flipgrid tool will be used to facilitate video conversations and empower student voice –  both teachers and students will have the opportunity to respond directly to lesson prompts by creating their own video responses 

humanizing the virtual learning environment

Platform will create new opportunities for teachers and students to interact meaningfully via video – bringing students together and humanizing the learning environment even at a distance 

Extended Learning Pack

Teacher resource packet to extend learning and conversation off-line 

Entry to win ‘In-real-life’ moments with Mike Smith!

Opportunity to win three additional ‘In-real-life’ moments with Mike Smith the remainder of the school year

Students can expect:
  • Weekly short, to-”the point,” virtual lessons on each topic in between assemblies that will drive reflection and response videos from students, district members and FYG team members 
  • Access to exclusive Find Your Grind content including lifestyle exploration, mentor videos and the FYG career library with thousands of videos introducing high-demand, unconventional and emerging career opportunities
  • Self-reflection prompts
  • Interactive conversations via the Flipgrid platform 
  • Topics that drive challenging and rewarding conversations 
  • Free FYG swag and additional giveaway opportunities 
  • Virtual entertainment
  • Facilitation by Mike Smith – a leader in motivational speaking in the K-12 community
Districts and schools can expect:
  • Providing a meaningful digital experience that supports student-agency, student-voice, and student-ownership over their futures 
  • Community engagement between students, teachers, and staff members to support college, career and gap-year readiness 
  • Easy to implement, pre-built for each district, supported virtual programming  
  • Engagement and impact tracking through the FlipGrid platform 
  • Access to the Find Your Grind platform 
  • Facilitation by Mike Smith – a leader in motivational speaking in the K-12 community

Our first Event.Launches

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Schedule detailsfirst 4 weeks at a glance
WK 1 Virtual AssemblyPlus Q&A with Mike Program introduction:Lifestyle, strengths, and opportunities.
WK 2 Lifestyle Understanding personal prioritiesand interests to inform next steps
WK 3 Self-awareness What do I believe inand how do I see myself ?
WK 4 Communicationand Reputation How do I represent myselfand how do I want the world to see me?
Schedule detailslast 4 weeks at a glance
wk 5 Planningand Balance Habits, routines,and decision making
wk 6 DiscoveringOpportunities Where do I fit in the future of work and why
wk 7 Thriving Balancing decisions, lifestyleand other choices
wk 8 Closing AssemblyPlus Q&A with Mike Discovering your inner misfit+ entertaining, inspiring and engaging Q&A with Mike Smith
About Find Your Grind:

Find Your Grind delivers a unique approach to learning and navigating the path to self-discovery. We help individuals define their road map to discover who they are, where they are going, and the first steps to get there.

The Find Your Grind TeamBeing apart of something bigger than yourself

FYG is a team of like-minded misfits who share core values, outlook, and work ethic

ProductsCurriculum - Platform - Events

FYG educational products, discovery platform, and events are accelerating connections to purpose and lifestyle discovery

EventsFYG High School Tour

Since 2017 we have spoken to over 1,500 schools, 200k students, 20k educators

About Mike Smith:

Mike Smith has 8+ years of experience in public speaking to crowds of thousands worldwide. Mike is the founder of several non-profits that drive youth empowerment as well as the creator and host of The Harbor by Jostens, a character development video series watched by over 10 million students and educators around the globe. As a Co-Founder of Find Your Grind, Mike continues to help create a new and relevant career-education platform that connects young people to the lifestyles and careers of the 21st century.

Mike SmithChief Heart Officer at FYG

Mike is passionate about creating better communities, stronger organizations, and cultivating future generations.

Finding His GrindExperiences Beyond His Age

Mike has accomplished things that few people his age have done through the pursuit of his passions.

A Professional Gen ZEngaging and Relatable

From Nationwide live shows to our unique virtual events and training

How to Get Started:

Get in touch via the form below.

Plan and Prepare

Work directly with FYG to coordinate schedule and weekly content

Implement and Engage

Drive connection, elevate student voice and create inspiring conversations in your district

connect with us for information and pricingSpaces are limited

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6115 Sunset Blvd, Suite M100
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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