“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!
Fun Is Good – Mike Veeck and Al Fahden’s latest book featured in the Star Tribune!
Check out this great feature by Lee Schafer on “Another Boring, Derivative, Piece of Crap Business Book”:
“New book by Mike Veeck covers all the innovative bases – The professional baseball impresario Mike Veeck wrote what he called a “sports book with silly stories” more than 10 years ago. He found that he’d accidentally written a business book.”
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.
What do President Obama & Fun Is Good partners Mike Veeck and Fran Zeuli have in common?
Not only were they recent guest speakers at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown SD, but they also believe in LATI’s nine areas of focus. . . a key one being “Embrace and Drive Change” – Catch the President’s commencement address below!
“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
Karen Chapple is the newest member of the Fun Is Good team, joining us in September 2015.
Karen is passionate about sharing the Fun Is Good message to organizations and individuals across the country, helping them to prosper by leveraging their true strengths and finding success and joy.
To discover how you can “Create Joy & Passion in your Workplace & Career” read Fun Is Good by Mike Veeck & Pete Williams
It’s tough out there . . .
- The percentage of fully engaged employees fell to 10% in 2013
- 24% of employees are actively disengaged, according to a 2011/2012 study by Gallop
- 18% of employees admit to taking out their unhappiness on fellow employees
The solution: Fun Is Good . . . it’s our passion
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