Life Lessons From Mount Kilimanjaro with Tom Finn and Wayne Barringer
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Wayne Barringer, a motivational speaker, and coach. Shares his journey of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. He has many life lessons to share from his climb, and you will be inspired to use the lessons in your work life. Wayne reminds us that having people around you to help you is essential for success in business and life. 


Talking Points: 

{02:05} The day Wayne decided he was going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

{04:50} Preparing for the climb.

{06:25} How climbing can make you a better leader.

{08:23} The first day of the climb

{11:00} The moment you realize it is harder than you thought.

{14:35} Having support in your life journey.

{17:28} continuing the climb after a bad day.

{21:04} Reaching the summit.

{26:00} How Wayne is using his experience to help other people.


Wayne Barringer Bio:

In 2018, he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. This transformative experience changed his focus on leadership and how to help people at work on their climb to fulfillment and excellence. The lessons he learned on Kilimanjaro helped Wayne turn a very dark and detached team at Boeing from 52% employee satisfaction to 90% in three years. 


While At Boeing he leads their marketing Creative Studio of 100+ employees. Prior to that Wayne worked at multiple ad and PR agencies, including Porter Novelli, Webber Shandwick, BlackWing Creative, and GreenRubino. 


Since then, he has helped teams from billion-dollar companies such as Hasbro, Cognizant, UKG, universities such as UW Medicine and Jackson State University, non-profits, small companies, and more. 

His life's mission is to guide those who want to achieve more peace, fulfillment, and impact at work - in corporate environments that have never been more dynamic, detached, and (often) dysfunctional.


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