Joe Genasci
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Joe Genasci

Over 10 years I have helped change lives and family dynamics using my parent support method. It’s my passion to make this available to American families with GuidEd Fusion's Smart Phone Application.

Reno, Nevada, United States
Member since April 05, 2013
Hiking Domboshawa Zimbabwe--lifting the stone of suppression that prevents student motivation to achieve. Quote_down
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1999 National University , MS , School Counseling
1992 University of California Davis , BA , Psychology

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur Educator, President and CEO, and Father of two strapping young boys

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to transform the way we deliver services to American students--to me it is an issue of National Security

My favorite startups:

Declara, PiersonLabs, Asana:, Trust Your Journey, Yammer, and LearnZillion

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

It can be extremely lonely when you are truly innovating; however, the reward of opening eyes and expanding my influence provides more than enough encouragement.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

failure to communicate emotional value toward your product

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. Do things the best way--not the easy way.
2. Never sacrifice a strength for a known weakness.
3. Build the right team and the rest will follow.

Full bio

My name is Joe Genasci, I’m a Nationally Certified Counselor. I have been fortunate to have been around innovative educators throughout my lifetime. My first experience in school was near the Congo river where my Father started the first middle school model in the continent of Africa. My Mom was my teacher and my Dad was the Director or what we call a Principal. That school is still in my blood as a model for how personalized learning can occur. I believe smart technology is the only way to individualize learning in America. After all, it would be impossible to re create the Congo environment where there was no radio, no tv, and not even a telephone. We lived, learned, and entertained each other. Collaboration was easy and teachers and parents collaborated together naturally. It is my vision to unify people who support a student with a collaborative and predictive analytics tool that ensures all students feel cared about and treated as an individual.