Keynote Speaker and Breakout Leader
Engaged people achieve success. Working a common vision produces uncommon results. If your people are not engaged then client satisfaction tanks, and business vanishes. When we unite diverse talent to create cultures of growth, we advance with common vision, will and action. … for those uncommon results. —- Barry Lewis Green
Barry Lewis Green is The Unity Guy™. He defines community as “the sum total of voices, wisdom and talent which can be harnessed to achieve uncommon results”. Barry is the engine of EPIC Engage™ helping companies, campuses, conferences and all communities to get there; moving organizations forward together… stronger and more prosperous… in EPIC ways. Yes, Barry is The Unity Guy™ and the heart and soul of EPIC Engage™. He is a teacher. He is a speaker, facilitator, trainer, educator, coach and consultant; and more. With EPIC, he helps you advance together in thought, will and action.
Epic leaders unite diverse talent to create cultures of growth. Barry is passionate and purposeful about this truth.
Barry teaches. First and foremost, Barry is an educator; a professional educator for some 20 years. He believes that education is truly the oldest and most noble of professions. He is adamant about advancing the power of education to unleash potential. He contends that the future demands it, now!
Barry is a business educator and his expertise is community, economic and business development. With a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Management, he is a certified Professional Manager and a business educator at college and beyond, with a powerful passion and purpose for strategic leadership, organizational behaviour, business ethics, human resource development and entrepreneurship. He teaches on building prosperity through leadership, management, unity, diversity, and education. He teaches in the corporate, college and community arenas. Ultimately, his core passion is around what we do and how we best do it… and how we do it together. Barry has spent the last 25 years doing just that; developing leaders and advancing cultures of inclusion, energy, excellence and innovation.
Barry is a motivational speaker, facilitator, trainer, coach and consultant. He is experienced, skilled, versed and at home in ALL five roles. In so doing, wholehearted communities at work, school and beyond are a core passion for Barry. As a member of the Global Speakers’ Federation, the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, the St. John’s Board of Trade, the Canadian Institute of Management, the European Baha’i Business Forum and Common Ground, Barry lives his passion. Together, we are better. Strength hails not from mere numbers but the engagement and collaboration of wholehearted communities at work, community, school, play and beyond. Barry moves rooms with his message.
Barry is a community builder, in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors; over 30 years doing it! He really is The Unity Guy™. His brand is his wiring. With a career in community and economic development that spans the federal and provincial public service, the private sector and the community sector… and as both a speaker and business educator… he has delivered on leadership and business management as a vehicle for community, economic and business development… to tens of thousands of youth and adults across North America.
Barry is an ongoing student of and expert on character leadership and its role in building prosperity. He is a Master Facilitator and keynoter for the Virtues Project™; a globally engaging movement for character leadership and community capacity building. He is a Certified Facilitator for Personality Dimensions® and its work in temperament and personality assessment, a Certified Tutor/Trainer through The Ruhi Institute for spiritual and community development and a trained practitioner in crisis intervention with ASIST™. As he writes his next book in 2015, Strategem: Understanding the 5 Tribes of Leadership, Barry is a student of the work around character, leadership and building epic communities of peace, passion and prosperity.
Barry is a cartoonist, rocker, and dancer… passionate about the power of cartooning, song and dance to bring us together. Barry brings his love of these art forms to his work with EPIC Engage™. Cartooning, singing and dancing require creativity, harmony and rhythm… and the freedom to let it go; key ingredients in creating epic engagement. Bottom line is that, in a fun way, Barry delivers on finding the courage, creativity, harmony and rhythm to advance great work and results.
With all this in mind, Barry has indeed amassed both a breadth and depth of experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. It is broad and deep, but it really means he speaks your language. Yes, Barry is a speaker. He is a motivational speaker; and more. Beyond it all, he is an author, writer, boxer, footballer and archer and he brings it all to his work, rich in content and a ton of fun. His content is rich. His delivery is real. His passion is undeniable and infectious. No matter the diversity of perspectives, he brings rooms together, engaging heart and mind in equal and powerful measure, for results. Engage Barry Lewis Green. He will certainly engage you.
Noble Leadership and the EPIC Leader
The EPIC Leader™ is about inspiring and engaging leadership; the kind of leadership that is felt and remembered by others because it moves us in the very best of ways. The EPIC Leader™delivers on core strategies for identifying, building, and strengthening both character and capacity as such a leader. Through keynotes, seminars, workshops, courses, programs and coaching, The EPIC Leader™ is all about how leaders harness and advance a united, diverse culture through passion, purpose and consistent practice. It is about being the “epic leader”.
FOSTER success, through Noble Leadership.
Focus: identify and clarify personal passion and purpose
Optimize: leverage character and capacity as a leader
Stand: carve out a powerful presence of character as a leader
Teaming: harness the skills to forge championship teams
Empower: engage and move organizational citizens
Remember: build a legacy driven culture
Strategic Management and S.M.A.S.H. Leadership
S.M.A.S.H. Leadership™ is about strategic and vision-based management. It addresses key elements of effective management and explores 5 strategies for delivering on a culture of character and cooperation. Through keynotes, seminars, workshops, courses, programs and coaching, S.M.A.S.H. Leadership™is all about how we, as managers, smash through the barriers of division and bring the differences and sameness together to build dynamic teams and communities at work, school and beyond. This is about the business plan and the enterprise in action. Managers and organizations will achieve a powerful and practical understanding of the pieces of strategic management and the personalities, passions, perspectives and possibilities that lie within their team or community; to harness and optimize both resources and resourcefulness to achieve desired results.
FOSTER success, through Strategic Management.
Focus: commit to a powerful vision, mission and purpose
Optimize: leverage the experience and perspective of all
Stand: identify and build character as competitive advantage
Teaming: lead and manage championship teams
Empower: empower organizational citizenship
Remember: engage a legacy driven culture
The ALL in Culture and MESH Management
MESH Management™ is about the team and community; and collective leadership. It delivers on key elements of team and community development, including meaning, execution, success and happiness; all through an exploration of 5 strategies for building cultures of character and cooperation. Through keynotes, seminars, workshops, courses, programs and coaching, MESH Management™ focuses on how we bring it all together, collectively and at the grassroots… to build dynamic teams and communities at work, school and everywhere. Participants and organizations will achieve a meaningful understanding of the purpose, personalities, passions, perspectives and possibilities that lie within themselves, and their team or community… and how to best bring them together, in real time, to make things happen.
FOSTER success, through the “ALL IN” Culture.
Focus: commit to a unified passion and purpose
Optimize: leverage the collective experience and perspective
Stand: identify and build character as a team or community
Teaming: work together in creating championship teams
Empower: engage organizational citizenship
Remember: live and advance a legacy driven culture
The Diversity Advantage and diverseCITIES
diverseCITIES™ is about diversity as strategic advantage. It delivers on 5 key elements of leadership, team and community development to engage diversity as the competitive advantage that it is. This is not about what is “politically correct”. It is about the edge that comes from difference. Capacity is advanced by differences in perspective. When effectively embraced, diversity fosters powerful wisdom and resourcefulness that makes us better within and without. Through a selection of keynotes, seminars, workshops, courses, programs and coaching, diverseCITIES™ brings us together to build dynamic and prosperous teams and communities at work, school and beyond. We build incredible success through the application of key strategies that engage who we are individually and collectively; both our sameness and differences. This is an epic process, powerfully engaged and of real value to companies, campuses and communities in the private, public and community sectors alike.
FOSTER success, through The Diversity Advantage.
Focus: establish powerful buy in on diversity as strength
Optimize: leverage pluralism and diversity of experience and perspective
Stand: identify and build unity in diversity
Teaming: create championship teams @ work, school and community
Empower: engage diversity to empower organizational citizenship
Remember: build a legacy driven diverse culture
Epic Education and the capaCITIES Course of Action
The capaCITIES Course of Action™ addresses epic education. It delivers on 5 key elements of leadership, team and community development; through an exploration of 5 strategies for building cultures of character, capacity and cooperation. It is intensive and extensive. Through an array of keynotes, seminars, workshops, courses, programs and coaching, it is all about how we bring all that we are together to build dynamic and prosperous communities at work, school and beyond. This program is about advancing the learning culture, together. It is about creativity, career and education; helping to advance the powerful notion that we all have capacities that allow us to both stand out and fit in, at the same time. It is bold and engaging and brings everyone together on the same page to write the next and following chapters of success for the organization. This is a process epic in nature and powerfully engaged; one of real value to companies, campuses and communities in the private, public and community sectors.
FOSTER success, through Epic Education .
Focus: establish powerful buy in on the learning culture
Optimize: leverage character and capacity as strength
Stand: identify and build unity in diversity
Teaming: create organic, dynamic learning teams
Empower: engage education as integral to success
Remember: build a legacy driven learning culture
This BODY of WORK includes, but is not limited to:
The capaCITIES Course™ creating a culture of changemakers
dreamSTORM architecture™ building common vision for uncommon results
The Legacy LIFE/workshop™ managing career and succession for passion, purpose and prosperity
greenBERRY construction™ engaging execution as a path to success
lightHOUSE learnership™ advancing powerful learning cultures