Young adults need more than just academic skills to succeed in school and thrive in adulthood. Emotional intelligence (EQ) has proven to be at least as critical as IQ in determining our quality of life and sense of personal fulfillment. ThinkBuildLive Success gives students the tools they need to build a high EQ, helping them to improve their school experience, transition effectively into the next phase of their lives--whether college or the workforce, navigate diverse social terrain, identify their strengths and areas for improvement, set realistic goals, and effectively manage even difficult relationships
TBLS is a dynamic, scalable, skill-building program designed to reach even the most reluctant student. Created with real-life challenges in mind, TBLS offers practical, workable strategies and relevant, immediately applicable tools and resources to promote students’ core life skills, become career ready, and the develop essential social emotional competencies. Through engaging exercises, students enjoy learning about themselves, discovering unknown strengths, and building a plan of action for the life they want to live, all while becoming more focused, empowered, and assured of their ability to succeed on all levels.
Over 50k students have benefitted from the TBLS program—along with countless educators. We've helped with student retention, job placement as well as academic success at high schools, colleges, and youth based organizations around the country.
People of all ages and abilities, with varied backgrounds and experiences, can benefit from TBLS. The program teaches to the individual’s strengths, utilizing existing skills to build a foundation for greater success in all areas of a student’s life.
Teachers note a positive change in students’ enthusiasm for tackling assignments, and a shift toward a cooperative classroom atmosphere more conducive to learning. Administrators report increased student satisfaction, retention, and improved job placement.
“ThinkBuildLive Success offers a unique blend of self-reflection, self-improvement, and self-empowerment tools to guide students through graduation and onto successful careers.”
-Julene Mohr Robinson, Founder KIPP Houston High School
“ThinkBuildLive Success is one of the most inclusive and comprehensive programs I've found to build social, emotional, and core life skills. I highly recommend it to both educators and parents, or anyone looking to give students the best chance to become more successful as adults."
-Dave Greene, Author, Doing the Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks
“ThinkBuildLive Success is the most powerful life-skills training program I have encountered in my ten years in the proprietary school industry. It gives students everything they need to succeed in school and in life.”
-Matthew Verratti, Senior Vice President, Ultimate Medical Academy
“It greatly changes people. I’ve had students tell me if it was not for this program, I know I wouldn’t have gotten that job and that’s a tremendous thing to witness. Book 3 is like that invisible little person on your shoulder as you go through the process saying, ‘You can do it!'"
-Lolita Johns, Career Services Manager, TBLS Instructor
“In my 30+ years in proprietary education, we’ve always struggled with teaching the soft skills that are so vital to preparing our students to secure jobs and build successful careers. I’ve tried a variety of different life skills programs and ThinkBuildLive Success is the very best I’ve found.”
-Linda Weldon, Chair of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools.
“When I talk to Employer’s, they really have seen a change in our student’s since ThinkBuildLive Success. They clearly see a difference when they interview, they see a difference in the portfolios they present for the interview and they see a difference in the quality of work that they are doing”
-Toni Riggs, Senior Director of Placement, Ultimate Medical Academy