Playful Humans - People Who Play for a Living

Playful Humans - People Who Play for a Living

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. Rediscover 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!Adulting is hard, and it’s easy to lose your way. But, you can beat burnout and avoid the mid-life crisis. Your imagination, creativity, humor, spontaneity, sociability, and sense of playfulness are still there! They just need to be found and awakened.Each week, Mike Montague interviews a professional who is living the life of their dreams and getting paid to play! Get ideas, information, and instigation to be a more playful human!

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May 23, 2022 39 min

Maria Brito is an award-winning New York-based contemporary art advisor, author, and curator. A Harvard graduate, originally from Venezuela, her first monograph “Out There” published by Pointed Leaf Press in 2013, was the recipient of the Best Book Awards in both the Art and Design Categories. In 2015 Brito was selected by Complex Magazine as one of the 20 Power Players in the Art World and in 2020 she was named by ARTNEWS as one o...

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Dominick Domasky is an inspirational author, YouTube host, sales expert, and the founder of the inspiration-sharing and publishing platform Motivation Champs. Dominick is the author of five inspirational books, including The Journey of a Grunt and Don’t Double Bread the Fish, and creator and co-author of the hit books The Unofficial Guide to Fatherhood and Go Ask Your Dad.  Recently, he released the hard-hitting eBook How to Write ...

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Chase Coffman is a former NFL football tight end. He played college football for the University of Missouri, earned consensus All-American honors, and was recognized as the best college tight end in the country. He was chosen by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. For eight years, he was able to live his dream of playing football in the NFL. Playing professionally required a level of dedication and pers...

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Shanti Hershenson’s first two novellas were published when she was in the sixth grade! Ever since she could hold a pencil, marker, or crayon, she was creating stories. They started from pictures, mere scribbles, and eventually, turned into captivating science fiction tales. Besides writing, she enjoys skateboarding, Beyblading, free-running, falconry, and of course, reading. She also writes in a variety of other genres, including F...

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While on their own healing journeys, Libby and Lisa noticed one major thing missing from both of their lives… PLAY. Play at work, and in their personal lives. They had literally forgotten how to play and how to embody a playful mindset, so their journey ended up turning into an adventure of how to bring play into their everyday lives. Their lives quickly transformed because they began to view life in a new way, and were healing as ...

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Nick Morrison is a Amazon #1 Best selling author, professional musician, composer, teacher, narrator/voice actor, YouTube creator, actor and music/media consultant from Calgary Alberta. He has toured throughout the United States, Canada and Japan as a guitarist, worked as a session musician, and writer/composer for Warner Bros, Universal Studios, Sony, MTV, ABC, NBC, HGTV, HBO among others.

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Whether it’s a mind-blowing mainstage keynote that leaves audiences awakened to purpose, or a riveting concert adventure that goes from Rachmaninoff to Rap, a Jade Simmons experience is unforgettable in the least and life-altering at best. The inimitable world-class concert pianist and powerhouse activational speaker is CEO of Jade Media Global, a former runner-up in the Miss America pageant, and former Presidential candidate in 20...

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David Fishof is the founder of the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp. Whether he’s producing a tour, assembling an All-Starr band with Ringo Starr, or writing a best-selling book, there’s one thing David Fishof is always doing: dreaming. Hailed as one of the most creative and innovative entertainment producers in the world, David has been responsible for some of the most original, successful, and exciting live shows ever brought to the st...

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April Fools! This is not a Playful Humans podcast at all... Surprise!

For April Fools Day, we have handed over the reins to the podcast to Scott Edwards, your Host and MC for Standup Comedy...  Scott has been a guest on the Playful Humans podcast before and he hosts his own show, too!

Click here to find the Standup Comedy podcast with Scott: https://standupcomedyyourhostandmc.com/

We thought a fun way to celebrate would be to trade s...

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March 28, 2022 34 min

DC’s in the house so jump jump rejoice! In 1993, DC The Brain Supreme and Steve Rolln made rap history with the release of their hit single Whoomp There it is! The song was much bigger and more enduring than either man ever imagined it would be. It has achieved the kind of legendary status that all musicians today dream about but that only a handful ever actually achieve. In 2020, their Geico Super Bowl commercial was named commerc...

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Dominique "Dom" Brightmon, DTM is a certified self-leadership expert with the John Maxwell Team from Baltimore, MD that empowers and equips others to share their stories. Because of his love for books, Dominique has written and published “Going North: Tips & Techniques to Advance Yourself”, the follow-up bestseller, "Stay The Course: The Elite Performers 7 Secret Keys to Sustainable Success" and contributing aut...

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March 14, 2022 33 min

Adam Hunt – a TV Producer turned Copywriter who loves it when brands make us laugh, and hates how rarely that happens. There’s an art to writing jokes that work for brands – and a science that makes sure the end result is on-brand, on-message and won’t get you canceled. He brought together TV’s best comedy writers as the White Label Comedy Hive-Mind, to help brands of all shapes and sizes entertain, engage and sell.

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Douglas Smythe is a male grooming expert. He sells artisan shaving hardware and software, that tools and creams! He also takes a playful approach to his content creation to promote them with his blog, podcast, and more.

Find him at https://phoenixartisanaccoutrements.com/
Or the blog at:  https://howtogrowamoustache.com/

Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube: https://podfollow.com...

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Victoria Gallagher is a worldwide leader in hypnotherapy, a best-selling author, international speaker, life success coach, and renowned authority on the law of attraction.  She has dedicated her life to empowering people all over the world to successfully live a life of liberty, aligned with their dreams through her effective meditative recordings and online courses.

Find her at https://victoriamgallagher.com/

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February 22, 2022 28 min

Dan’s early career included a year and a half stint drawing political cartoons for Madcap Magazine and illustrating underground projects such as Maximum Rock and Roll.  In the 2000s his tattoo work started appearing in both a growing number of tattoo magazines and more fine art influenced outlets such as Aphrodesia, Pint Sized Paintings, and The Tarot Project, and many tattoo-related books. His first novel, The Black Seas of Infini...

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February 15, 2022 32 min

Kara Latta helps humans heal their inner child through the power of play and subconscious reprogramming so they can overcome perfectionism, self-doubt and create a life that lights them up from the inside out. She will teach you to create from a place of joy, rather than a place of seeking approval.

Find her at https://www.theplayfulwarrior.com/

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February 8, 2022 29 min

Michael Stein has done stand-up comedy, directed and produced movies, and started his tarp business online that grew to millions of dollars. Now, he is the host of the Longshot Leaders podcast, where he tells the stories of other underdogs that have found success!

Find him at www.longshotleaders.com or on YouTube!

Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube: https://podfollow.com/play...

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February 1, 2022 28 min

Greg is a humorous podcaster, keynote speaker, and virtual business coach, who champions his clients to be the best they can be by aligning their people, patterns, and progress to elevate their business and workplace culture. He also has shared stages with Robin Williams, Norm Macdonald, Jim Gaffigan, and others making tens of thousands of people laugh across North America.

Find him at: https://www.gregkettner.com/

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January 25, 2022 30 min

Emma Stroud is an amazing creator, podcaster, author, speaker, MC, coach, and clown! Her mission is to get people to laugh, think, and play more. She wants to help you to be brilliant. She has been a performer for over twenty years – acting, clowning, devising, improvising, and directing. She has a passion for creating stories that provoke laughter and thought in every audience.

Find her at: http://emmastroud.london/

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January 18, 2022 27 min

Geoff McLachlan has a sincere passion for bringing people together for a common goal. His masterful storytelling and ability to connect with an audience of all ages make him the perfect fit for any group or organization. This man's determination and ability to motivate, educate, and improve the climate of teams and classrooms has enlightened over 50,000 students, teachers, and professionals across North America.

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