Podcast: Changing Careers in the COVID-19 Era

Indigo CEO Sheri Smith discusses career transitions with Ken Amundson of The BizWest Podcast. In this episode, Sheri gives a breakdown of how COVID-19 has impacted unemployment rates in the United States. While the overall employment rate is drastically low, Sheri’s optimism runs high. Tech jobs are becoming more accessible and available than ever before and IndigoPathway can help people find the right career. Listen to the episode linked below and learn how Indigo can help individuals measure their strengths, motivators, and more to discover a new, brighter career path.

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Podcast: The Value of Self-Discovery

Sheri Smith, CEO of Indigo Education Company, guest stars on episode 6 of the educational podcast The CAPS Network with Corey Mohn. In this episode, Sheri talks about the value of Self-Discovery and how it shapes the students who undergo self-discovery. CAPS, or the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) programs are nationally recognized, innovative high school programs made to equip students for real-world problems by mentoring students using career professionals, giving them tools from their industry, and providing them with college and high school credit.

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Blue Valley CAPS works in and around the Blue Valley School district. Blue Valley CAPS students are some of the most creative and competent students in the nation. According to the Indigo data, Blue Valley CAPS students are almost an entire standard deviation higher in creativity and futuristic thinking compared to other Indigo students. These students also rank higher than the average in every soft skill category. The Blue Valley CAPS program’s success has spread across the nation as other schools implement their own CAPS program, leading to the creation of the CAPS Network. For more information on the CAPS Network, visit them at https://bvcaps.yourcapsnetwork.org/.

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Podcast: More than a Degree: The Student TriMetrix Assessment

In this episode of the Wake Up Eager Workforce podcast, Indigo CEO Sheri Smith spends some time talking about personal growth with host Suzie Price from Priceless Professional Development. In this episode, Sheri talks about some of Indigo’s foremost beliefs:

  • Why self-discovery and self-worth matter more than a degree and good grades.
  • How the Student TriMetrix Assessments helps students grow into a role that makes them happy AND pays the bills. 
  • How The Genius Project and Awesome Project exercises lead to a healthy ego and a true sense of self. 

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Podcast: How to Identify Entrepreneurial Students

On Innovate Carolina’s podcast, On the Heels of Innovation, Indigo CEO Sheri Smith and Ted Zoller discuss how Indigo helps schools identify students who have what it takes to become powerful entrepreneurs. These individualistic, forward-thinking students will make up the backbone of successful businesses for generations to come, so Indigo helps schools by identifying these students early to allow for greater educational support and encouragement. In this episode, Sheri talks about how Indigo Project inspires entrepreneurial-oriented students to build their own ventures and tackle life’s challenges. Give it a listen!

On The Heels of Innovation with Ted Zoller · Season 3, Episode 9 – Identifying the entrepreneurial spark

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Partial Credit Podcast

Host Jesse Lubinsky discusses his experience with the Indigo Assessment at a Google Education Think Tank on the November 9th, 2018 episode of Partial Credit.


“There are lots of tests out there like this that, once you identify your personality type they’ll give you some insight into how to best use what you know about yourself now to improve yourself and maximize those personality traits you have.”

“What was different about [The Indigo Project] was…they were actually doing this in schools with students and with staff members and then putting systems in place to let schools know more about their students and then giving a framework for how you can use that data to inform how to communicate with students or how to actually create actionable steps to create interventions when necessary.”

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