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Barry Thompson replied to Kingsley Grant's discussion Submitted a proposal based on Kent's Bootcamp generosity in the group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"Thanks for helping me pursue this further. I am very thankful to you and others in this community that are so transparent and willing to share. Can't wait to share my next success story. Until then please keep sharing yours it is helpful and…"
Aug 18
Barry Thompson commented on Kent Julian's group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"Jeff, just coming off of doing teacher in-services this last two weeks. I see the differences every time. Teachers inspired and ready to move and change the world by changing the lives of their classroom. Then others that just mock and sit in the…"
Aug 17
Barry Thompson replied to Kingsley Grant's discussion Submitted a proposal based on Kent's Bootcamp generosity in the group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"Kent and Kingsley, I hear the concepts but I don't know how to put it into actionable behavior. Are you saying it is as simple as to writing letters or emails to key people in key organizations and letting them know of what I do? Then offer it…"
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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Podcast; I hope to build a professional network and deepen my knowledge in business through the good folks I meet here.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Team building Program Developer for GroupDynamix.com
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
My goal/dream for my work life would be to provide and coach others on how to work as an effective team. Also to show others how to coach and bring people together in fun ways. As an added bonus I would love to have a place designed to host team building for groups, seminars for training and used a multi-functional building with an indoor ropes course.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
In 2014:
Run a half marathon - Country Music Marathon - Done
Write 2 experiencial books on team connection and play. - Done
Read 15 books - Done
Pay off my house! - DONE !!!
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
My core competencies as listed by Strength Finders:
1. Adaptability- seeing the future as a place that I create out of the choices that I make now.
2. Includer- Including others to make them feel a part of the group.
3. Ideation- To see new perspectives on familiar challenges, reveling in veiwing the world in from a strange but strangely enlightening angle.
4. Relator- derive agreat deal of pleasure and strength form bing around close friends and enjoy the thrill of turning strangers into friends.
5. Arranger- better known as a conductor. When faced with a complex situation involving many factors, I enfoy managing all of the variables, aligning and realigning them until I am sure I have arranged them in the most productive configuration possible.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.barrywthompson.com
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
If you are interested in learning games or activities that help students and or adults work together then check out the ebooks that I have created.
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
Twitter @BarryWThompson
Facebook www.facebook.com/thompson.barry

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At 1:25pm on December 31, 2013,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…

BTW...love the video!

At 1:25pm on December 31, 2013,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…

Barry,

Thanks for joining the Speak It Forward group. After reading your goals, I know you'll love it because it's filled with people like you.

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com

PS In case you're interested, I offer Goal-Setting That Actually Works! to those join the SHOW UP AND SHINE Movement (both are free). You can join by using the box at the top right side of any page on the Live It Forward website. I think you'll get a ton out of both resources.

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Okay, So… I’m in my map.

Posted on July 15, 2015 at 5:21am 0 Comments

Direction – not intention – determines our destination 

Continuing from our goal talk from last week…This might show my age or intelligence, but in the show “Friends”, Joey Tribbiani went to England to attend his friend Ross’s wedding. Joey was the comic relief more so than the rest of the cast meaning… he wasn’t…

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Can You Just See It! The importance of sharing Vision

Posted on July 5, 2015 at 4:34pm 0 Comments

After reaching the second tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, my wife and I stopped to rest and enjoy the view. Historic markers were placed alongside the rails in the foot way of the bridge. I looked upon the markers and they told of a story of a man’s vision to build a suspension bridge, a kind of bridge that has never been done before.

Brooklyn Bridge

Setting…

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3 Questions To Ask For Deep Conversation

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 6:07am 3 Comments

Over the years I have been asked about how to improve on debriefing questions when working with a group. The answer comes from a Dallas Theological professor by the name of Dr. Howard Hendricks. I never went to DTS but I have have counseling friends that use his methods day after day.

3 questions to ask for a deep conversation

3 questions to ask for a deep…

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Comfort Zone: A team activity for finding boundaries

Posted on June 15, 2015 at 5:41am 3 Comments

really love this activity! Because of it’s simplicity and minimum props, you can do this anywhere. The principle of this is to constantly meet with one another and to be able to encourage one another as we get to know them.

Comfort Zone

Goal:

To evaluate and visually see where a person and the team as a whole stand…

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