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Fun Is Good: How to Create Joy and Passion in Your Workplace and Career

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Make work fun and you'll create a culture of creativity where the best people will want to work and customers will want to spend their money. That is maverick marketing whiz Mike Veeck's Fun Is Good philosophy in a nutshell. And in this book, he demonstrates how it has worked, not only to make an evening at one of his minor league ballparks--full of laughs, zany promotion
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 6th 2007 by Rodale Books (first published April 6th 2005)
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MsSmartiePants ...like the candy...
This is one of the best books I've read! It's entertaining and informative and also gives you lots of inspiration for ideas to publicize your company, career, event or product. Loaded with lots of anecdotes about the business of baseball from the minors to the majors. Successes, failures, nothing is held back. That's why I love it. This guy is as real as it gets and humbly describes a life of ups and downs and overcoming tough obstacles. My kind of read!
Wellington
This book was penned by the man who was lambasted for his Disco demolition stunt in Cominsky Park. In the middle of a doubleheader, the promoters put a box of disco records in the middle of the field with a bomb. When it exploded, fans ran onto the field and commenced creating their own disco record explosions. This eventually caused the cancellation of the second game is considered a travesty in baseball lore.

However, it has become part of baseball lore. From a marketing standpoint, it was bril
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Gordon Alley
This book was recommended by my father. The author shares his personal story of how he made his work place and the baseball stadiums and teams that he owned a fun and enjoyable place to work and attend. Many ideas are presented on how to enjoy life and build a great work environment.
Hapzydeco
Fun Is Good because that’s the way life is supposed to be. It’s the main feeling that we’re supposed to have. I mean, if you’re not having fun, what’s the point?
Craig Girolami
Really enjoy Mike's sense of adventure and his creativity. as a businessman and baseball fan, this is a fun read.
Scott
Fun book to read , some great stories about baseball and bringing some fun to where you work.
Jonny99
Veeck's stories are good but the value of his management advice is limited.
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