Row, Row, Row Your Boat to Success with Gently Down the Stream Author Matt Weinstein
Co-Host Brad Forsythe interviews Matt Weinstein, author of Gently Down the Stream: 4 Unforgettable Keys to Success and 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 Post, Matt Weinstein’s playful vision has been the subject of dozens of national newspaper articles, magazine features, and television appearances. Matt has recently been featured in The Wall St. Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and CBS This Morning. Matt is the founder and Emperor of Playfair, Inc., an international consulting firm based in Berkeley, California that presents innovative team building programs for more than 400 clients each year and whose philosophy is, “If you take yourself too seriously, there is an excellent chance you’ll wind up seriously ill!” Matt helps companies and organizations to energize their workforce, reduce stress on the job, and build an enthusiastic team. His long-term partnerships with companies like AT&T, IBM, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers have helped them reward, retain, and revitalize their key employees. Matt motivates and inspires employees to be more productive, and teaches them how to create a corporate culture of support and celebration at work. And most importantly, he shows people that work can be fun! Matt’s television special FUN WORKS!: The Power of Humor in the Workplace was broadcast nationally on PBS. He is also the author of two bestselling books about building a team, Managing to Have Fun (Simon and Schuster) and Work Like Your Dog (Random House). For entertaining advice, join host, Ray Schilens and Brad Forsythe, for a lively and informative discussion.