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 Matt Weinstein Biography

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 Post, Weinstein’s playful vision has been the subject of dozens of national newspaper articles, magazine features, and television appearances.

Weinstein is the founder and Emperor of Playfair, Inc., an international consulting firm based in Berkeley, California whose philosophy is, “If you take yourself too seriously, there is an excellent chance you’ll wind up seriously ill!” Weinstein 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.

Weinstein’s television special FUN WORKS!: The Power of Humor in the Workplace was broadcast nationally on PBS. His latest book, Gently Down the Stream was released in September of 2006 and his previous book DogsDon’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.

Weinstein will help you to energize your workforce, reduce stress on the job, and build an enthusiastic team. Weinstein's long-term partnerships with companies like AT&T, IBM, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers have helped them reward, retain, and revitalize their key employees. Weinstein will motivate and inspire your employees to be more productive, and will teach them how to create a corporate culture of support and celebration at work. And most importantly, Weinstein will show your people that work can be fun!

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Books
Gently Down the Stream: 4 Unforgettable Keys to Success

Gently Down the Stream: 4 Unforgettable Keys to Success

Dogs Don't Bite When a Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Living a Happy Life

Dogs Don't Bite When a Growl Will Do: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Living a Happy Life

Managing to Have Fun: How Fun at Work Can Motivate Your Employees, Inspire Your Coworkers, and Boost Your Bottom Line

Managing to Have Fun: How Fun at Work Can Motivate Your Employees, Inspire Your Coworkers, and Boost Your Bottom Line

Speaking Topics
  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business.

  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem

  • Teamwork and Team Building Programs

  • What Bernie Madoff Couldn't Steal From Me.

    Award-winning inspirational speaker Matt Weinstein was on vacation in Antarctica when he learned via satellite telephone that he had lost his entire life savings in the Bernie Madoff scandal. In this highly personal, interactive and entertaining program, Weinstein recounts the inside story of the highly-secretive Madoff fund. Weinstein reveals that instead of being the crushing blow, the financial scandal taught him how to survive life?s inevitable downturns with a sense of basic trust, so that you can land on your feet no matter what happens. He lost his life savings in the Bernie Madoff fraud, but there are life-saving survival secrets that Madoff could never steal. You don't need to have been invested with Bernie Madoff to be feeling the pain of the financial meltdown right now. These are difficult economic times for everyone, but the good news is that it is still possible to find joy, celebration and a sense of meaning.

  • Gently Down the Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys to Success in Life & Work.

    Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most profound ones. As Confucius pointed out, "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complex." Using a simple, universally familiar verse as a metaphor for success, Matt Weinstein will show you how to increase happiness, reduce stress, find more fun at work, and enhance motivation, communication, teamwork, and satisfaction on the job. In this dynamic and mind-expanding session you will learn the four unforgettable principles for success that can make your life a waking dream. This session is based on Matt Weinstein's book, Gently Down The Stream. Come prepared to have some serious fun!

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  • HOW TO BOOK Matt Weinstein?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Matt Weinstein for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Matt Weinstein, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Matt Weinstein or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Matt Weinstein?

    Booking fees for Matt Weinstein, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matt Weinstein, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Matt Weinstein?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matt Weinstein for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matt Weinstein for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matt Weinstein or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matt Weinstein or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Matt Weinstein

Innovative Teambuilding Expert

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Matt Weinstein Biography

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 Post, Weinstein’s playful vision has been the subject of dozens of national newspaper articles, magazine features, and television appearances.

Weinstein is the founder and Emperor of Playfair, Inc., an international consulting firm based in Berkeley, California whose philosophy is, “If you take yourself too seriously, there is an excellent chance you’ll wind up seriously ill!” Weinstein 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.

Weinstein’s television special FUN WORKS!: The Power of Humor in the Workplace was broadcast nationally on PBS. His latest book, Gently Down the Stream was released in September of 2006 and his previous book DogsDon’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.

Weinstein will help you to energize your workforce, reduce stress on the job, and build an enthusiastic team. Weinstein's long-term partnerships with companies like AT&T, IBM, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers have helped them reward, retain, and revitalize their key employees. Weinstein will motivate and inspire your employees to be more productive, and will teach them how to create a corporate culture of support and celebration at work. And most importantly, Weinstein will show your people that work can be fun!

Matt Weinstein Videos

  • Matt Weinstein - How To Have More Fun In Your Life - YouTube

Matt Weinstein Books

Matt Weinstein Speaking Topics

  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business.

  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem

  • Teamwork and Team Building Programs

  • What Bernie Madoff Couldn't Steal From Me.

    Award-winning inspirational speaker Matt Weinstein was on vacation in Antarctica when he learned via satellite telephone that he had lost his entire life savings in the Bernie Madoff scandal. In this highly personal, interactive and entertaining program, Weinstein recounts the inside story of the highly-secretive Madoff fund. Weinstein reveals that instead of being the crushing blow, the financial scandal taught him how to survive life?s inevitable downturns with a sense of basic trust, so that you can land on your feet no matter what happens. He lost his life savings in the Bernie Madoff fraud, but there are life-saving survival secrets that Madoff could never steal. You don't need to have been invested with Bernie Madoff to be feeling the pain of the financial meltdown right now. These are difficult economic times for everyone, but the good news is that it is still possible to find joy, celebration and a sense of meaning.

  • Gently Down the Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys to Success in Life & Work.

    Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most profound ones. As Confucius pointed out, "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complex." Using a simple, universally familiar verse as a metaphor for success, Matt Weinstein will show you how to increase happiness, reduce stress, find more fun at work, and enhance motivation, communication, teamwork, and satisfaction on the job. In this dynamic and mind-expanding session you will learn the four unforgettable principles for success that can make your life a waking dream. This session is based on Matt Weinstein's book, Gently Down The Stream. Come prepared to have some serious fun!

FAQs on booking Matt Weinstein

  • How to book Matt Weinstein?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Matt Weinstein for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Matt Weinstein, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Matt Weinstein or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Matt Weinstein?

    Booking fees for Matt Weinstein, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matt Weinstein, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Matt Weinstein?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matt Weinstein for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matt Weinstein for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matt Weinstein or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matt Weinstein or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Matt Weinstein is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Matt Weinstein for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Matt Weinstein generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peg Neuhauser, Patrick Lencioni, Mimi Donaldson, Michael Broome and Pat Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matt Weinstein for an upcoming event.

Matt Weinstein Speaker Videos

  • Matt Weinstein - How To Have More Fun In Your Life - YouTube

Matt Weinstein Speaking Topics

  • Putting Fun to Work: The Power of Humor in Business.

  • Laughter, Stress and Self-Esteem

  • Teamwork and Team Building Programs

  • What Bernie Madoff Couldn't Steal From Me.

    Award-winning inspirational speaker Matt Weinstein was on vacation in Antarctica when he learned via satellite telephone that he had lost his entire life savings in the Bernie Madoff scandal. In this highly personal, interactive and entertaining program, Weinstein recounts the inside story of the highly-secretive Madoff fund. Weinstein reveals that instead of being the crushing blow, the financial scandal taught him how to survive life?s inevitable downturns with a sense of basic trust, so that you can land on your feet no matter what happens. He lost his life savings in the Bernie Madoff fraud, but there are life-saving survival secrets that Madoff could never steal. You don't need to have been invested with Bernie Madoff to be feeling the pain of the financial meltdown right now. These are difficult economic times for everyone, but the good news is that it is still possible to find joy, celebration and a sense of meaning.

  • Gently Down the Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys to Success in Life & Work.

    Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most profound ones. As Confucius pointed out, "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complex." Using a simple, universally familiar verse as a metaphor for success, Matt Weinstein will show you how to increase happiness, reduce stress, find more fun at work, and enhance motivation, communication, teamwork, and satisfaction on the job. In this dynamic and mind-expanding session you will learn the four unforgettable principles for success that can make your life a waking dream. This session is based on Matt Weinstein's book, Gently Down The Stream. Come prepared to have some serious fun!

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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