Dave Raymond pioneered the field of sports mascots with his innovative inhabitation of the world-renowned Phillie Phanatic! He was the original Phanatic, and the personality that Dave created has entertained over 100 million people and his design thinking led to a multi-million-dollar brand extension for the Philadelphia Phillies and the city of Brotherly Love. Using the Phanatic as his muse, David created a theory called the Power of Fun!® that will make you happier, healthier and more productive. “The Phanatic taught me how valuable fun is and why all of us should strive to use fun as a powerful tool to combat life challenges and learn how to be happier. The Power of Fun® can change your life!” Dave is a keynote speaker, author and brand consultant. His work has been highlighted on NBC Nightly News, HBO, NPR, ESPN, The New York Times and the Tonight Show.
The Power of Fun!
How to be Happier, Healthier and more Productive.
Can you imagine what it would be like to get paid to have fun? Imagine being excited to come to work, each and every day, and wanting stay late! Join us to hear from the original Phillie Phanatic, Dave Raymond, as he discusses what it was like to have a job where FUN was his prime directive. His Power of Fun presentation is memorable, interactive and will take you inside the green fur to gain some important emotional intelligence. Learn what it was like to Be the Phanatic and how the Power of Fun can make you happier, healthier and more productive no matter where you sit it life.
Some Key Audience Takeaways:
- How to value fun as a tool to build relationships, manage conflicts and become a better leader.
- Create and use serious fun to combat stress and emotional turmoil during the most difficult times in your life.
- Learn 4 lessons of fun that can be used to develop a workplace culture that fosters employee engagement, retention and productivity.
- Learn how to use fun to connect with people on an emotional level.
“Dave Raymond speaks to our class of 120 executives each year and gets rave reviews. He leverages his upbeat and energizing style to connect, inform and uplift the participants. He combines facts and powerful stories to promote the value of fun, giving his listeners concrete suggestions on how to productively add fun to their workplace and to their lives. He offers lessons, laughs and a lifeline that elevates his audience members”.
“As someone who understands the importance of teamwork and camaraderie, I am happy to recommend David Raymond and his Power of Fun presentation!”
“David really brought out the FUN in our recent NASTO Conference in Wilmington Delaware, he was not only fun but he enlightened the crowd of 300 transportation officials (not known for their sense of fun) by focusing on injecting fun into everyday tasks. He was engaging and I would recommend a dose of the big green fuzzy guy mentality to any organization.”
“Thanks again for making our All Employee Meeting the best one we can remember. There have been so many positive comments about your keynote being floated around our offices today. Even our invited community were raving about it. TERRIFIC job!”
“I wanted to take a minute to let you know what a GREAT JOB you did today with your speech. Everyone was commenting after how good it was!!!!!!!!!!!!! The topic was different, topical, well presented, well received and FUN! AWESOME! I have referred you to a few contacts who may be interested in having you come speak to their group.”