Curiosity: Inside career education w Arrive & Thrive: How they built the social enterprise supporting 12,000 students in 53 schools to achieve career goals
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Hear from Tyson Day, co-founder of Arrive & Thrive and welcome to episode 1 of Curiosity Center.
Arrive & Thrive is a career education social enterprise, helping students set and achieve career goals with school based workshops, coaching and facilitation. Tyson and his team have worked with 53 schools and supported 12,000 students with their 12 programs.
Today, you’ll learn about how this business started, how they found schools as their key market, the economics of building an education first business, who are the other plays that inspire Tyson and how COVID has changed the landscape for learning providers like Arrive and Thrive.
Please enjoy exploring your curiosity as I did mine through this conversation!
KEY POINTS COVERED
1. How did Arrive & Thrive start
2. First 3-6 months: How did the idea become reality
3. Starting a business to solve a problem first, rather than generate revenue first
4. Finding your target customer
5. Discovery conversations to understand marketplace
6. How to create a career or startup in education
7. Developing your skills to become an educational facilitator
8. Mentor vs coach
9. What is your Identity capital?
10. Economics of building a facilitation and coaching business
11. Should you initially offer a free or paid service?
12. How do you distribute programs and build reach?
13. Who are the other players in the space that inspire Tyson’s work?
14. What’s surprised Tyson the most about building Arrive & Thrive?
15. How has education changed in the last 2 years due to COVID?
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