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Updates pt. I

10/16/2018
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Last year, Mr. B had the honor of interviewing: Whimsy Librarian, Joseph Liddell, Dr. Courter, and Elon Cook Lee. In this episode, we hear updates from Dr. Courter and Elon.

Duration:00:13:53

We Already Have Flying Cars

10/2/2018
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The future may look different than we think. It's possible that while we're looking for one thing in particular, its alternative is right in front of us, staring and saying, "I'm here".

Duration:00:15:22

Stepping Out of Social Media

9/4/2018
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Season 3's opening episode discusses a bit of why my wife and I don't post photos of our son on social media. It started as a personal decision which has led to a lot of interesting conversations. The 'why' of the decision hits exactly what this season is about. Before jumping in, Mr. B tells the listeners what he's been up to, recaps Seasons 1 & 2, and then rambles about the instinct to photo and publish a lot of our experiences. (I also see the irony in the content and the fact that...

Duration:00:25:52

Season 3 Trailer

8/17/2018
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Season 3 of Beyond the Classroom: life lessons with Mr. B will debut on September 4. Season 3 is about the process of getting from Point A to Point B. It will include 'life lessons' from various people, with the goal being to avoid mistakes others have made. With new technology at his disposal, Mr. B hopes to make this the best season yet!

Duration:00:02:19

4th of July

7/4/2018
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Independence is great. I am very thankful for freedom and equality. Let this day ask: for whom can extend the branch of freedom; to whom can we work to help up the ladder.

Duration:00:05:37

Being Superlative

5/30/2018
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This season has been all about making the most of your life. There are a lot of things we cannot control, but we can ALWAYS control how we act. So, why not be superlative?

Duration:00:16:05

When Creston Closed

5/8/2018
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This season has been about bettering yourself and noticing patterns. That is because, in my own life, that's what I'm trying to do. As I've been digging through some things, I realized it all started for me...When Creston Closed

Duration:00:20:10

It's Not God vs. Science

4/24/2018
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So often, so many of us look at things through only one lens. By doing so, you miss the connections between people, places, and things. This episode looks at once such instance.

Duration:00:12:49

An A-life, a B-life, a C-life and Self-Care

4/19/2018
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You won't change the ways you think you will in adulthood. You don't magically wake up a new person; rather, the choices you make today will determine your tomorrow. Don't settle. In this episode, Mr. B looks at some ways you can make sure you're an A or a B, not a C.

Duration:00:25:06

Gratitude pt. 2

4/11/2018
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While one way to view the world is with you as the center, the other is to ask why you get the blessings you get.

Duration:00:16:53

Gratitude pt. 1

3/20/2018
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When negative things happen, a lot of people ask the question: Why Me? This question, more than anything else, shows that you place your own self in the center of the universe. This is a lot of pressure, and can make you quite unhappy. In this episode, we look at why that is.

Duration:00:17:45

Helmets and Leggings with Elon Cook Lee

2/20/2018
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I was very honored to interview Elon Cook Lee. My wife met Elon at a social justice conference in 2016, and from there a friendship was born. Elon is impressive for many reasons. After earning her masters from Brown University (Fellowship for the Study of the Public History of Slavery), Elon has been the program director for the Center of Reconciliation in Providence, RI. Elon is a highly sought after speaker, and a "museum activist, public historian and race womanist". Elon deals with...

Duration:00:52:05

The Horse Wouldn't Run

2/6/2018
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On June 20, 2015, shortly after our wedding ceremony, my wife and I were supposed to ride out on a horse-drawn carriage. But, the horse wouldn't move. What do you do? How do you respond? That response may make all the difference.

Duration:00:14:47

A Big Day with Dr. Courter

1/23/2018
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Dr. Courter is an Ornithologist. He earned his PhD. from Clemson University, and teaches Biology at Malone University. He loves birds. I've had the honor of birding with Dr. Courter on several occasions, in several states. His love for birds is apparent, and contagious. Birding has its own lingo, which we discuss in this episode. This interview was the first ever done over the phone in Beyond the Classroom, so the quality is a bit choppy, but hey, we're learning. A Big Day with Dr....

Duration:00:30:30

Week 2 Update

1/16/2018
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Mr. B gives an update on his yearly goals, which you can find here: http://therealtombratt.com/new-page-30/ He also has an assignment for the week: take a minute and appreciate something you normally take for granted. (You'll hear Mr. B's at the end of the episode).

Duration:00:09:36

Week 1 Update

1/9/2018
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On my website, therealtombratt.com, I've been doing a daily series for the new year. I provided a short audio update of how my own goals are going for this New Year. In last week's episode, I talked about how a new year is a great opportunity to think about who you are and who you want to be; to ask: what's working and what's not? This brief episode takes a look at how that is going for me.

Duration:00:08:42

New Year, New You

1/2/2018
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I love New Years! It's a great opportunity to think about what worked, what didn't work, and what you'd like to do the next year. I have many goals. You can track some on: therealtombratt.com. This episode looks at the first steps of reinvention, and also shares my goals for 2018.

Duration:00:22:52

Merry Christmas

12/25/2017
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In this very short episode, Mr. B simply says Merry Christmas. To me, Christmas is a time of hope; of hope in the midst of darkness. It is a reminder that at any point, on any day, in the middle of any storm, we can find hope and rebirth.

Duration:00:02:07

Sleeping on the Couch with Joseph LIddell

12/19/2017
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Why does Joseph sleep on the couch, especially when he has a large bedroom about fifteen feet away? Tune in to listen. The answer is probably different than what you think. In this episode, Joseph provides some insight into putting the goal first, focusing on what you want, and providing perspective on when it goes slightly awry.

Duration:00:49:08

Listener Question - 12/11

12/12/2017
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This week, I was asked: How do you deal with discouragement along the way to your goal? Great question, listen to find out. And if you'd like an off the cuff answer, send in your questions to therealtombratt@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:00