of FAQ Item: Thu, 6 Nov 2003
TTP (Trading Tribe Process) Intensive
with members of other tribes, reports in FAQ, and discussions with some
of those who attended the Reno Workshop, the New York groups have
started to map our understanding of hardball and the related preparation
to do it.
We feel keen
to implement these evolving processes at our Saturday intensive on 15
Nov. Our understanding of TTP and Hardball continues to evolve rapidly
driven by some combination of what you and others have undertaken and
the deepening collective wisdom of our local groups.
Workshop attendees -- If any of you have insights, observations, or
feelings about the process and a willingness to share them please
contact either of the NY groups. It could help us a lot. Thanks. ]
Since your posting of the Saturday session announcement on FAQ we've
received inquiries about attending from up and down the east cost. I put
together an email to give interested parties a sense of what we think
they need to prepare and expect and conveying our current understanding
To people asking about the Intensive:
Thanks for your interest. Your willingness to travel to NY attests to
your commitment. Given this I'll speak directly to what we have in mind.
We intend the Saturday session to move fast and deep. We have serious
people involved with a relentless commitment to do serious work. We have
already begun work within our regular meetings to prepare. You'll need
to do a lot on your own (and maybe within your own community if
possible) to get up to speed.
We intend for
everyone attending to come prepared with:
* Strong TTP feeling based sending and receiving skills;
* A "Dream" - A named, concise and vivid feeling based
description (expressed in SVO-p) of you projected to the year 2023.
Develop this as a "snapshot" in time;
* Clearly defined process oriented intermediate goals that you need to
achieve to get you to the dream. (I will forward a template for goal
development that you may find useful via separate email). Good to
"snapshot" the goals too.
As we have engaged this process we see these as essential prerequisites
to do Hardball. A review of recent FAQ's, the TTP process description,
and the agenda of Ed's workshop should help you understand what we
We have begun to develop this stuff within our TTP sessions. Everyone in
the group needs to signoff on each participant's dream and goals. You'll
be a bit behind on this so you may want to try and get feedback from
other TTP members closer to home as you develop these. Send me any
preliminary ideas and to whatever degree my schedule permits I'll supply
whatever feedback I can.
Submit your final dream and goals by email prior to Wednesday 12 Nov so
we can distribute them to our Wed night meeting participants. This will
help make you more of a known quantity in the group and help us all move
as efficiently as possible on Saturday.
Also, please forward:
* Understanding of TTP and
* Your general views on trading.
I appreciate that this looks like a lot of preparation. We sincerely
believe its the only way for us all to get the most out of the limited
time we have on Saturday to dive into hardball.
We see hardball as an interactive process between a pair of TTP'ers
working in turn (sending/receiving, receiving/sending) to dissolve the
feeling barriers between them and their goal(s). In full disclosure,
we're making this up as we go. On the other hand, we have witnessed some
extraordinary things over the past months.
Please advise your willingness to commit to this process. If you can, I
feel certain the experience won't disappoint you.