The Coming College Tsunami and the Huge Opportunity for Homeschoolers by Woody Robertson
A radical disruption is in progress that is challenging our most fundamental assumptions about education in general and higher education in particular. Escalating costs, ‘college for free’, the increasing disconnect between college outcomes and marketplace demands, combining high school and college, credit for service learning and internships, increased transfer opportunities, and the list goes on. Do you think four years of college is your ticket to a successful career? Think again. Find out what you can do to navigate through the chaos and achieve the extraordinary.
Guiding Your Child Through Discovery, Direction, and Decision by Woody Robertson
This presentation is for those who are thinking: “What is the 100% guaranteed way for parents to get their children to make wise and thoughtful decisions?” Most parents have a secret fear of watching their children grow up to make poor, purposeless choices. You are not alone. When speaking with young adults, we find that many of them feel overwhelmed by the number of choices they face. However, parents can walk with their children through these decisions, not by knowing the future, but through exploring their child’s life purpose by asking the right questions.
Life After High School…Training Starts Now by Woody Robertson
In a day when education standards have plummeted and the job industry is glutted with a lackluster and clogged employee base, there is tremendous opportunity for those with passion and skill. This information-packed session prepares students to launch into the next phase of life with vigor, excellence and confidence. Topics include how to dress for success, creative conversation techniques, essential character qualities, time management, résumé and business building and more! Today’s activities and choices will either help or hinder future successes. Look out world—the next generation of leaders are on their way.
Homeschooling 2.0: Life Preparation by Woody Robertson
What do we mean by “Home Schooling”? Is this just a way to define ourselves by where we don’t send our children? We have heard the importance of “raising the bar,” “setting higher expectations” and “training adults instead of kids.” These ideas are great on convention coffee mugs, but how do they help us when trying to select the best math or science curriculum? In this talk I will encourage you to think beyond the restrictions of traditional schooling and build a vision of home education that focuses on life preparation. What is possible when you are not only out of ‘the system’ but no longer use it as your framework for educating? Let’s talk!
Motivating Guys To Take Charge Of Their Education by Woody Robertson
“I can’t get my son to sit at his desk and study!” “All my son wants to do is climb trees and play with LEGOs!” If this sounds familiar, you’ll find that most boys have more in common than you think! In this session, Woody shares the fears his mom had about home education and will help shift the paradigm to one of raising men. Sharing from his own perspective, he will help turn task-oriented drudgery into delight with practical tips and tricks! Do more than survive - help your son take personal ownership of his education and launch into life!
Equipping Your Child for a Focused Future by Woody Robertson
With so many options and opportunities how do parents prepare their children to become focused and successful adults? It is an age of information overload, we need decision makers. Education in America has primarily focused on transmitting knowledge, but the great challenge of our time is how to translate knowledge into wise choices. The priority of employers is not finding who has the most academic credentials, but working with those who can solve their company’s problems. Young men and women who become masters of making decisions have an exciting future ahead of them! Join us as we talk about what tools parents can use to train future generations to become the focused leaders of the information age.
Now Calling All Entrepreneurs: 10 Musts for Starting and Growing Successful Businesses by Woody Robertson
This session is for those who think outside of the box, take risks and are not afraid to put their creative juices to work. Hear stories of entrepreneurs who started small and built wildly successful businesses. We’ll cover the fundamentals of entrepreneurialism and discover 10 musts for starting and growing a successful business.