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If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, we transform the burned-out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans with a higher quality of life. Discover the power of play, find out who is playing for a living, and learn how they pull it off to have the most fun possible at work and at home. Join the club at PlayfulHumans.com!
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Dr. Cyndi Burnett is the Director of Possibilities for Creativity and Education. Like her creativity-focused curriculum for students and teachers, Cyndi embraces the creative lifestyle that she teaches. You will often find her trying on new ideas, exploring resources to stretch her thinking, and being an advocate for playfulness and humor. Although she loves to research and write about creativity, Cyndi is a firm believer in field service. She has 20 years of teaching experience as an academic at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State where she instructed classes in creative-thinking and creative problem-solving.Cyndi is the co-editor of the Big Questions in Creativity book series and co-author of the books Weaving Creativity into Every Strand of Your Curriculum, 20 Lessons for Weaving Creativity into your Curriculum (coming Spring, 2021), and My Sandwich Is a Spaceship: Creative Thinking for Parents and Young Children.In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Cyndi plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Cyndi can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
John Grindle is a virtual game show host and chief purveyor of fun and games at Grin Events. From a young age, he loved to play games. He quickly realized he also loved to bring people together to have fun. He was the friend you wanted at your birthday party or wedding because you knew he would make sure everyone was having a great time.Now, he’s dedicated his life to helping others connect in meaningful ways because he knows play is one of the best ways to get people engaged with each other. That, and he always wanted to get paid to have fun.Find John and book a game show for your next online event at: https://grin.eventsIn this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How John plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If John can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Kara Fortier-Stewart is an interfaith minister, mental health advocate, and creator of the Playgrounding podcast. Kara specializes in play deprivation and those adults who feel like they can't or don't know how to play. Researchers began to discover that lack of play in children can lead to antisocial behavior and violence. Over the years, they’ve discovered that play is vitally important for us grownups as well. If you feel like you might be suffering from play deprivation, contact Kara today!Find Kara at Playgrounding: https://playgrounding.com/ and subscribe to her podcast wherever you are listening to this one! In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Karen plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Karen can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Robert Manolson is a fun at work facilitator of powerful play experiences! He is a passionate advocate for positive workplace mental health and has been hosting play workshops for teams in Edmonton since 2006. Powerful Play Experiences is all about making it a priority to re-group and re-energize through a much-needed series of fun at work, play workshops.Find Robert at https://www.powerfulplay.ca/.In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Karen plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Karen can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Karen Morgan is seriously funny. She shares comedy through the perceptive eye of a wife and mother, prepared with the tenacity of an attorney, and tempered with a dash of southern charm. Karen Morgan’s clean comedy is a hit with audiences in theaters & performing arts centers and at corporate events, charity fundraisers, civic events, wellness retreats, and school fundraisers. Her work is professional but never boring, outrageously funny yet appropriate for a wide audience.She is also the creator and host of two podcasts. Lawn & Disorder is a podcast from the suburbs with co-host Jim Colliton. The Purple Bike Podcast is a look back at the 40 years between 1975 and 2015 when nobody wore a bike helmet but everyone had fun!Find Karen and her podcasts at: https://www.karenmorgan.com/In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Karen plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Karen can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Josh Linkner is an awesome and prolific speaker, author, venture capitalist investor, jazz guitarist, and host of the Creative Troublemakers podcast!  Josh is an innovation expert, New York Times best-selling author, 5-time tech entrepreneur, and lover of greasy pizza. He loves to talk about how to unlock your creativity and spur explosive growth in your life and business. Most people think that creativity and innovation are only for a select few. Big bosses, scientists wearing lab coats, billionaire inventors. But what if every single person at your organization became an innovator? Each team member using creative problem solving to tackle challenges and tapping inventive thinking to fuel growth. Think how powerful your company can become if everyone innovates, every day.Get Josh's latest book, Big Little Breakthroughs at: https://joshlinkner.com/big-little-breakthroughs/In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Josh plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Josh can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Brandi Heather is a play professional at Amped2Play, where she speaks and facilitates playshops for social, cognitive, and physical improvement. She created the Play for a Change Podcast series where she helps adults reexamine the power of play. And, she recently released her new book, Return to Play: Rebuilding Resilience, Risk and Reconnection, to answer the question, "Can play be the answer to some of our most significant and complex social challenges of the 21st Century?" Find Brandi Heather at: https://amped-training.com/Listen to the Play for a Change Podcast: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/play-for-a-change-brandi-heather-xULMKjXY-pg/Get the book, Return to Play: https://returntoplay2021.com/ In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Brandi plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Brandi can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Joel Bryant has been an actor, MC, and stand-up comedian for over 20 years hosting on TV, live corporate events, huge galas, and even Drag Queen Bingo. In short: There's not a lot he hasn't brought his sense of humor and event professionalism to, but for Joel, life isn't all about the career.  Life is about, well, living it.  Joel does plenty of that, whether he's jumping over fire and swimming through mud or hopping in his car and ending up wherever he ends up, there's so much to see and do. Hear his amazing stories of traveling the country and running the original marathon in Greece!Find Joel Bryant at https://www.joelbryant.net/In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Joel plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Joel can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with Mike in the ABC Improv GameThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Jen Ables is a public speaker, entertainer, and event facilitator. Jen has worn many hats in her life, from insurance underwriter to professional dancer to the founder of a charity, Soldiers Who Salsa. Her journey took her from a cubicle in Philadelphia to the White House and includes a flag being flown in her honor in Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. Jen also enjoys teaching ballroom and Latin dancing, performing musical improv, and hosting a murder mystery dinner theater.Find Jen Ables at https://jenables.com/In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Jen plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Jen can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Greg Knapp is the author of Go! How to Find and Pursue Your Passionate Purpose, public speaker, podcaster, and radio talk show host! Greg has been nationally syndicated on the radio and even filled in a guest host on some of the country's most popular shows. He has given his expert opinion as a guest on CNBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, Fox Business, 41 Action News, KCTV5, and more. He has penned opinion columns for The Washington Examiner, The Dallas Morning News, Human Events, and Big Government. He helps people find and pursue their Passionate Purpose so they can live out extraordinary lives that will change the world.Find Greg Knapp at http://gregorybknapp.com/In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Grep plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Greg can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff with MikeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontagSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Cait Leow is a talented musician, singer, songwriter, and ukuleleist! She has released a viral video hit on YouTube covering La Vie en Rose, which has over 1.6 Million views, and she just released her new single, Heartbreaker this month! She is a hardworking midwestern gal giving her all making a career out of doing things she loves.Find Cait Leow at https://www.caitleowmusic.com/.In this episode, you'll hear:- Joke of the Week- How Cait plays for a living and helps others do the same- How to have the most fun in your life and work- If Cait can win the Wheel of Weird AND she plays her new single, HEARTBREAKER!The show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music:Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Jeff Harry is an international speaker, play consultant, and positive psychology coach. He helps teams address toxicity in the workplace through play. His play work has been featured in the NY Times, AJ+, SoulPancake, the SF Chronicle, and CNN. Jeff believes that we already have many of the answers we seek, and by simply unleashing our inner child, we can find our purpose and, in turn, help to create a better world. Find Jeff Harry at https://www.rediscoveryourplay.com/ In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How Jeff plays for a living and helps others do the same - How to have the most fun in your life and work - If Jeff can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff of Name This!The show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Meg Lewis is a designer, comedian, performer, and educator working to make the world a happier place. She designs cool, fun products, teaches a self-discovery personal brand course, created a Sit There and Do Nothing comedy mindfulness podcast, and so much more! Last year, she was the host of the international Dribble Overtime podcast, as well. Find Meg Lewis at https://meglewis.com/In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How Meg plays for a living and helps others do the same - How to have the most fun in your life and work - If Meg can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff of Whisper ChallengeThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Antarctic Mike is a public speaker, coach, and teacher of leadership lessons he collected while competing in marathons in the Antarctic! His flagship program, Leading at 90 Below Zero, brings the secrets of South Pole explorers to the real world and today's business environments. He also specializes in helping others tell their stories with impact.Find Antarctic Mike at https://antarcticmike.com/In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How Mike plays for a living and helps others do the same - How to have the most fun in your life and work - If Mike can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff of Alphabet StoryThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Benjamin Lloyd is an improv actor and teacher, who uses the power of play and improv to help people find real human connection. He is the Founder of Bright Invention which is a non-profit that performs improv, performs custom scenarios for corporate training, and works with people of all abilities to make extraordinary things happen on stage.Find Benjamin and Bright Inventions at: https://www.brightinvention.org/ In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How Benjamin plays for a living and helps others do the same - How to have the most fun in your life and work - If Benjamin can win the Wheel of Weird in a faceoff of Yes AndThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Raquel Borras is a social media brand consultant and self-proclaimed Queen of Goofiness. She has a ton of fun on social media, especially LinkedIn and YouTube, where she makes entertaining videos, interview kids, and Find Raquel at https://www.linkedin.com/in/raquel-borras/ or Raq the Boat on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU10_pLGmlT_5XECXFdw8Dg In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How Raquel plays for a living - How to have the most fun in your life and work - If Raquel can win the Wheel of WeirdThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at https://www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Theme Music: Chasing the Sunshine by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Keith Kong is a mentalist. That means he reads people's minds for a living on stage. He has performed around the world and fooled Penn and Teller on season 7 of their show Fool Us!Find Keith at www.kongmentalist.com or @kongmentalist on YouTube or TikTok.In this episode, you'll hear:Joke of the WeekHow Keith plays for a livingHow to have the most fun in your life and workIf Keith can win the Wheel of WeirdThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club where we transform the burned out and bored quantity-seekers into energized and engaged playful humans focused on their quality of life.Take the free playfulness quiz or join the club at www.playfulhumans.com.Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Support the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
Mike Montague is a public speaker, podcaster, and writer. He has been a radio DJ, karaoke host, game show host, MC, and DJ for live events including opening for Billy Idol, Frankie Valli, and MC-ed at Toby Keith's Bar & Grill.He is also the founder of Playful Humans, a community designed to help the burned-out and bored get re-energized and engaged with life. Find out more at https://www.playfulhumans.com. Find Mike Montague and https://www.mikemontague.com In this episode, you'll hear: - Joke of the Week - How you can discover the power of play - How to have the most fun in your life and work - The Playful Humans mission and show structureThe show is brought to you by Playful Humans. If you need a little more fun, flow, and fulfillment in your life, join our club and take the free playfulness quiz at: https://www.playfulhumans.comDon't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or YouTube, and leave us a 5-star review!Music by Pink Zebra - Licenced at Envato ElementsSupport the Show: https://paypal.me/mikedmontagueSupport the show (https://paypal.me/mikedmontague)
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