Thank you to our generous Fun Is Good 2017 Seminar Hospitality Sponsor, Hyatt Place – Downtown St. Paul!
Saint Paul’s newest hotel, Hyatt Place St. Paul/Downtown offers 149 spacious guestrooms in the heart of the best Lowertown, St. Paul, MN has to offer, including numerous restaurants, bars, entertainment options, and parks. The hotel has been transformed from the recently-restored Custom House, built in 1933 and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It sits on a downhill sloping block diagonal from the federal courthouse, located along the Mississippi River.
“You might say baseball, and business, are in Mike Veeck’s DNA . . . And business? From promoting baseball teams, Veeck professes a counter-intuitive philosophy that he says can be applied almost universally. He’s just co-authored a book on the subject: “Another Boring, Derivative, Piece of Crap Business Book.”
– Pioneer Press feature
FIG MPR Feature
“People have great ideas every day that are blown away by one simple word . . . And it’s ‘no.’ People say ‘no’ too quickly. If it makes you laugh and you have the germ of an idea, you should nurture it.” -Mike Veeck
Enjoy this recent MPR News audio interview with Mike Veeck!
Another Boring, Derivative, Piece of Crap Business Book – now available!
In Another Boring, Piece of Crap, Derivative Business Book, Veeck and Fahden reflect on their craziest advertising and promotional stunts and share the business secrets they learned. This easy, fun read will teach you these real life madmen’s secrets to getting attention, creating innovation, and turning a colossal failure into your greatest success.
“The funniest man in baseball is having the last laugh . . .”
ESPN feature on Mike Veeck, Founding Partner of Fun Is Good
Check out this great review of “Another Boring Derivative Piece of Crap Business Book by Another Dumbass Author” on LibraryThing.com!
“This book was more amazing than I had hoped for . . . This one was so good that I actually purchased another copy of the audio book before I even finished it . . . this audio book had me laughing, and crying, more times than anything I have ever heard. I just hope I can find the courage to make “Fun is Good” in my workplace, or find another if its rejected here.” – Fulner
Fun Is Good: How to Create Joy & Passion in your Workplace and Career
by Mike Veeck, Founding Partner
“An entertaining and educational book that reinforces Mr. Veeck’s status not only as baseball’s top marketer but also as a force to be noticed beyond the baselines.” -The Wall Street Journal