Self Discovery with Nick Gross

EdTech Adventures

Apr 4 2023 • 27 mins

Nick Gross, Founder of Find Your Grind, discusses how we can tap into student passions to encourage self-discovery and improve the education experience. In this episode, Nick shares how an early talent and passion for a career in music led him to found Find Your Grind, a Gen Z focused learning and self discovery platform that seeks to provide students with the tools and confidence to be future ready. By using a lifestyle-first approach, Find Your Grind helps students figure out who they are and where they want to go by turning the tables on traditional career planning. Through curriculum that changes the conversation around career exploration by asking students about the kind of life they want to live and then guiding them to create it, Find Your Grind focuses on social emotional learning and student agency, and challenges students through inquiry and reflection. In this conversation, Nick discusses the importance of adaptability, project-based learning, and self-discovery, saying:

“I think self-discovery is honestly the most important piece of anything in learning, like having that confidence and that identity of the things you value, the interests you have, the inherent strengths you have and talents that you carry…” - Nick Gross

About Our Guest

Nick Gross is the Founder and Chairman of Gross Labs, a multi-dimensional entertainment and media holding company and the active CEO of Find Your Grind, a Gen Z focused learning and self discovery platform. In 2019, Find Your Grind started hosting nation-wide speaking tours in high schools and major college campuses with partners that include Amazon, TikTok, Twitch and so much more. Most recently, Nick partnered with Tiger Woods to rebuild after-school facilities in Southern California that also use the Find Your Grind curriculum.