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This weeks guest on Evolve with Brandon Stover is Michael B. Horn. Michael is a serial founder, education strategy consultant, multiple time best selling author, and much sought after speaker on the future of education and believes we can create education that is more student-centered, helps them build their passions, and fulfill their human potential. What started as a co-authorship of the award-winning book "Disrupting Class" with one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth, Clayton Christensen, has led this disruptive thinker over a decade long journey to become a leading authority on the future of education, disruptive innovation, and expert on the global EdTech revolution.

You will learn:

  • Michael's experiences and the Jobs to be done for him when he was going to Yale and Harvard.How his dad and upbringing influenced his jobs to be done.
  • Why Michael took the opportunity to co author a book with Clay Christensen.
  • The impact Michael wants to have for every student around the nation.
  • What the 5 Jobs To Be done are when choosing college.
  • Where the most potential for entrepreneurs to disrupt higher education is.
  • Where entrepreneurs have a competitive advantage and where they will fail in higher education.
  • How to balance the desires of the students with what they may need to be successful after college.
  • What the value of an accredited degree is to employers.
  • How we could sidestep past it entirely by working with them to create skills needed after college.
  • Why in order to disrupt k-12 education that we should focus on higher ed.
  • What higher ed's responsibility is to make a more beneficial option for students is.
  • Why free college wont work.
  • What business models higher education should adopt.
  • How Michael has integrated life long learning in his life.
  • What Michael hopes college will look like for his 2 daughters.
  • How he is cultivating their education now while he raises them.
  • How education has the ability to promise, to help people build their passion, fulfill a human potential, and live a lifetime of productive struggle and happiness.
  • How higher education can help students tackle the grand challenges of the world.
  • How we can push the world to Evolve.

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