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Matt Weinstein

Matt Weinstein

    The Master of Playfulness
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

New York

Matt Weinstein Video

Matt Weinstein Video

Matt Weinstein is the nation’s foremost authority on the use of fun and humor in team building. Called “The Master of Playfulness” by PEOPLE Magazine and “America’s Pied Piper of Play” by the Houston Chronicle, Matt Weinstein’s playful vision has been the subject of dozens of national newspaper articles, magazine features, and television appearances.

Matt is the founder and “Emperor” of Playfair, Inc., an international consulting firm based in Berkeley, California. He was elected to the Professional Speaker’s Hall of Fame by the National Speaker’s Association, and was honored by Successful Meetings Magazine as one of the “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century.”

Matt Weinstein’s television special “Fun Works!: The Power of Humor in the Workplace” was broadcast nationally on PBS. Matt’s book, Dogs Don't Bite When A Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Living A Happy Life was the #3 bestseller on the nationwide bestseller list, “What CEOs Are Reading.”     

His latest book is Gently Down The Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys To Success.

Motivation

These programs inspire, delight, entertain, and train. They're uplifting, interactive and fun. And they're full of practical information and high in "take-home" value. They are offered as a keynote address or in a workshop format. 

  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business 
  • Managing To Have Fun: Reward, Recognition and Retention 
  • Work Like Your Dog: New Dimensions in Team Building 
  • Interactive Networking Keynote: A Powerful Opening Session 
  • Gently Down The Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys To Success 
  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem 
  • Stress for Success: How To Turn Tension Into Triumph 
  • The New Global Community:   Living and Laughing in a Diverse World 
  • Caring For Those Who Care 
  • The Improvising Organization 
  • Putting the Fun Back in Sales 

Team-Building

Experience the synergy of teamwork firsthand. The following teambuilding programs can be presented as a keynote address or in a workshop format. 

  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business 
  • Managing To Have Fun: Reward, Recognition and Retention 
  • Internal Customer Service: Keeping Your Best People Forever 
  • Interactive Networking Keynote: A Powerful Opening Session 
  • Gently Down The Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys To Success 
  • Work Like Your Dog: New Dimensions in Team Building 
  • The Improvising Organization 
  • The New Global Community:   Living and Laughing in a Diverse World 
  • The Ultimate Icebreaker

Experiential Team-Building Modules

These team building programs are available only in a workshop format. 

  • Sharing Your Vision: The Sculpture Design 
  • The Egg Drop Challenge 
  • The Maze and Ball Toss 

Stress Management

These programs demonstrate the importance of humor and play in reducing stress and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. They are available as a keynote address or in a workshop format. 

  • Stress for Success: How To Turn Tension Into Triumph 
  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem 

Improvisation at Work

Using the fundamentals of improvisational theater, these experiential programs help participants deal with creativity, flexibility and the challenge of change. 

  • A Pageant of Success 
  • The Improvising Organization 

Healthcare

These presentations are customized for health care providers and are available in both keynote and workshop formats 

  • Caring For Those Who Care 
  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business 
  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem 
  • Humor and Healing 

Icebreakers

These sessions are a sure-fire way to kick off a meeting in a big way, to energize people mid-conference, or to send people back home really excited and enthused. Wherever you use them, they help attendees make new friends as well as get closer to old ones. 

  • The Ultimate Icebreaker   (for Corporations, Associations, Colleges and Universities) 
  • The Improvising Organization

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