Barnraisers - Conversations with the World's Ultimate Team Players

Barnraisers - Conversations with the World's Ultimate Team Players
Ever wanted to know how the most effective teams on the planet really work? Welcome to Barnraisers, the podcast where you get to listen to the world’s ultimate team players as they share behind-the-scenes stories, insights and experiences about what it?

Ray Parker Jnr. & Fran Strine: The Collaboration Kings
Apr 4, 2018 • 56 min
Ray Parker Jnr. is one of the most prolific session guitarists, songwriters and stars of a generation, playing on hundreds of iconic tunes. And now, thanks to Film Director and Barnraisers alum Fran Strine, Ray’s story is all set to be told on the silver…
Mark Schulman: For The Highest Good of All Concerned
Mar 21, 2018 • 63 min
“It’s not what we play. It’s how we play it. That’s what creates magical performances” - Mark Schulman
Amanda Slavin: What Happens When You Mix Business With Pleasure And Purpose?
Mar 8, 2018 • 62 min
“If you want to really have an impactful team, you have to have a semblance of community in order to have people feel like they’re a part of something bigger than themselves, and they have a role in shaping the world that they are part of.” AMANDA SLAVIN
Ruben Gonzalez: The Luge Man
Feb 9, 2018 • 72 min
Ruben Gonzalez is the first & only person to ever to compete in four Winter Olympics - EACH in a different DECADE!
Brian Smith: UGG! The Birth of a Global Brand
Jan 24, 2018 • 74 min
In this episode I speak with Brian Smith (founder of the UGG company) and explore what it was like at the birthplace of this iconic brand. Brian presents the ups—and downs—of his journey and talks openly about the challenges he had in building a cohesive…
Ross Jeffries: The Science of Artful Persuasion
Dec 13, 2017 • 68 min
“Any kind of persuasion involves capturing and leading the imagination and the emotions of the people you are dealing with.” ~Ross Jeffries Ross Jeffries™ is the founder, creator and Master Teacher of the worldwide seduction community. Featured as the…
Rico Gear: Building the Culture of the New Zealand All Blacks
Nov 29, 2017 • 63 min
“The national rugby team of New Zealand is, by any reasonable accounting, the world’s preeminent sports dynasty. Since 1903, the All Blacks have won or drawn 80 percent of their international test matches despite New Zealand having a population of 4.4…
Greg S. Reid: Life On Purpose
Nov 14, 2017 • 40 min
“Whether it’s a book, an event, a film, a product or a project, we create to have a positive impact on people’s lives.” ‚Ä®Greg Reid, (Author, Speaker & Film Maker)On his bio page at Amazon, Greg Reid is described as a natural entrepreneur known for his…
Terry Eidson: The Best Culture Wins. The Story of the De La Salle Spartans
Oct 31, 2017 • 49 min
From the outside, De La Salle High School in Concord, California looks like any other boys high school. But coursing through the halls, theatres and locker rooms there is something very special going on. Something that every other school, business, or…
Catching Up: Highlights from Episodes 1-10
Oct 17, 2017 • 68 min
“Share your ideas. Ask lots of questions. Expect help from others. That’s what teams are for!”~Dan StonesMaking teams work better isn’t always easy. Sometimes it’s downright hard work. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that it never has to be…
Rob Daviau: The Invaluable Lessons of Co-operative Game Design
Oct 3, 2017 • 78 min
“Allowing one strong opinion to dominate usually leads to either failure, (because they have the wrong idea of how to win the game), or success, but a the cost of everyone else because they feel like they didn’t participate. If people don’t all have a…
Dr. Lynne Brinckmeyer: How Teamwork Rules the Music Room
Sep 19, 2017 • 66 min
“When you make a mistake in music, whether your playing an instrument or your singing, its audible for every single person in the room to hear…and so you have to have this trust with everyone else that if you make a mistake, that its a safe mistake and…
Mark Gallagher: Life Inside A Formula One Motorsport Team
Sep 4, 2017 • 71 min
Teamwork is a very dangerous topic to talk about. It’s a great concept and it’s a nice way to describe how you want people to work together. The difficulty is that you can begin to run the risk of having folks think that somehow responsibility lies with…
Chris Voss: A Masterclass in Empathy From An FBI Kidnapping Negotiator
Aug 21, 2017 • 69 min
Think about this for a moment…at any given time, there are 10,000 FBI agents in the Bureau, but only one Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator.Sounds like a pretty daunting role doesn’t it? Well our guest for this episode and ultimate team player held…
Sam Walker: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams
Aug 7, 2017 • 71 min
“It’s not the person who clinks their glass, gives the big speech and tries to project leadership. It’s the person who is quietly going around and talking to everyone individually with great enthusiasm and listening.”~ Sam Walker (Author of The Captain…
TeamHuddle: A New & IMPROV-ed Way to Review Team Performance
Jul 25, 2017 • 28 min
“How much more helpful would a review process be if it got people focussing forward. IMPROV-ed performance reviews do just that! They ask for ideas and insights into what opportunities exist for growth, and encourage more impactful collaboration among…
Adam Hembree: Improvisation and the Art of Elegant Communication
Jul 17, 2017 • 60 min
“When you find a group of people that you learn to really trust and communicate with, you have confidence to lead when you have to, and you also have humility to listen and be led when you need to be.”Adam Hembree - Actor, Producer and Co-founder of the…
Fran Strine: What It Really Takes To Make It In A Rock Band
Jun 26, 2017 • 42 min
“Are you a cool guy on the road, or are you a jerk, prima donna or diva? I’ve toured with all of them, and if you’re not cool to hang out with, if you bring a lot of drama and baggage with you, it won’t last long.” Fran Strine - Filmmaker & Director of…
Team Huddle: Why We Must Stop “Developing” Leaders
Jun 21, 2017 • 32 min
“We spend billions every year to develop the best leaders possible. Only one problem: It’s not working” Dan Stones on Twitter (@barnraiserspod) Episode 2 and we’re already switching things up! For today’s show it just you and I. It’s our very first team…
Annie La Fleur: The Life of A Team Player On The World’s Biggest Sporting Stage
Jun 13, 2017 • 71 min
“It all comes down to whether your team can gel. You’ve got all these egos, and personalities and there’s only one basketball. And that creates a problem for some people.” Annie La Fleur (Olympic Medallist, WNBA star and Basketball NSW…
Welcome: Ever Wondered How The Most Effective Teams On The Planet Really Work?
Jun 5, 2017 • 12 min
Welcome to Barnraisers, I’m so glad you made it!So what is this show about? (Hint: It’s not about big red wooden buildings!)Barnraisers is all about conversations with the world’s ultimate team players. We’re here to focus on teams and the people that…