Megan Bendtzen

Megan Bendtzen

A former Fortune 100 Work Zombie 😆, Megan Bendtzen walked away from her 25-year corporate career to bring new life to the world she left when she discovered the Prescription for Happiness and the Cure for the Common Life!

Megan’s mission is to inject fun into organizations so people are more engaged, energized, and happier. Using her unique P.L.A.Y. to Win Approach, she teaches how to use Fun as a professional tool to increase productivity, profitability and improve overall mental wellness.

She is a Speaker, Consultant and Fun Specialist, known for her signature Leadership Development Game Shows where she inspires audiences to get serious about fun!

Megan has studied Communication, Engagement, Personal Growth and Relationships for over 18 years and has worked with thousands of people delivering hundreds of impactful seminars on these and related topics to companies such as Merck, Marriott, Best Western, VCA Hospitals and others.

She has been featured on NBC, Fox, iHeart Radio, The List TV Show, The Unstoppable Female Entrepreneur Summit and many other media outlets and podcasts sharing her message.

Speech topics

P.L.A.Y. To Win: It Actually IS All Fun And Games …The Secret To Increasing Profits, Positivity And Productivity

Ideal Audience: General Business

Available Formats: Keynote, Breakout, Digital Keynote, Virtual Training


SHORT DESCRIPTION:


While many organizations struggle with burnt out, disengaged employees… the secret to retaining a happy, engaged, loyal team is shockingly simple. Funny and engaging, Megan will completely shift your perspective, debunking the myths and mysteries of work-life balance and the pursuit of happiness. Audience members will walk away inspired, energized and with simple, actionable real-life strategies to make more meaningful contributions.


FULL DESCRIPTION:


Most people wake up and dread going to work. A whopping 80-85% are disengaged or want to quit!

While organizations struggle to keep their workforce motivated day to day, American workers are checked out, burnt out and leaving their jobs in droves.


Yet at the same time, certain companies are experiencing explosive growth with happy, ambitious employees. What are they doing differently?


The secret to solving burnout and retention issues is not based on the work we do, but the actual environment in which we do it.


The real way to get serious results is to get serious about fun. 


In this clever and engaging presentation, participants will…

As a former Fortune 100 corporate leader who experienced first-hand the stresses and pressures of the workplace, Megan provides motivation, inspiration and simple, actionable, real-life strategies that are memorable and fun yet powerfully effective for boosting productivity, positivity and profitability. 


Her profound insights on leadership, commitment and accountability inspire audiences to risk new levels of resilience and achievement... in a FUN way. 


“This isn’t about being childish and not taking work seriously. It’s about being in a happy mental state so you can give your business your best. It’s about engagement and wellbeing and how fun in the workplace creates an enormous positive impact.” 


The data doesn’t lie. Disengaged, burnt out employees…


Engaged, happy employees…


Objectives: After this program, attendees will be able to:

The Game-Changer – A Hands-On Transformative Team Experience

Ideal Audience: Business Leaders, Executive Teams; 50 people maximum

Available Formats: Live in-person only, Half-day/Full-Day/minimum 2.5 hours


SHORT DESCRIPTION:


This will be one of the most profound experiences to be had as a team and as a professional, taking participants on an eye-opening journey that is not only entertaining and engaging but transformative and deeply moving. Teams will first compete in a fun and hilarious timed race completely customized and tailored to your specific business challenges through outrageous games.  Then the group will be led through a series of interactive exercises that will build to an awe-inspiring and mind-blowing finish. One participant said it was the proudest moment of his entire career. 


FULL DESCRIPTION:


If you are an organization of high-performing individuals in high-demand roles, this will be one of the most profound experiences to be had as a team and as a professional.


As leaders in your trade, “work-mode” is automatic, and your team is always ON. 


Sometimes we find ourselves so entrenched in our work we don’t even realize the ways we have shut ourselves down in order to do our jobs well; and therefore, aren’t even operating on all cylinders.


Imagine the impact if your team can reconnect to their own purpose, come off autopilot and unleash their full potential.


This program will take participants on an eye-opening journey that is not only entertaining and engaging but transformative and deeply moving.


As one CEO put it, “After 48 years in this business, this is the most impactful thing I’ve ever experienced.” 


Megan’s legendary “Play to Win” approach will have participants first competing in a fun and hilarious timed race completely customized and tailored to your specific business. Teams will work together to play outrageous games never experienced quite like this and be surprised at how the results connect to their daily lives and work. 


Then the group will be led through a series of interactive exercises that will build to an awe-inspiring and mind-blowing finish. One participant said it was the proudest moment of his entire career. 


Objectives: After this program, attendees will:

A minimum of 2.5 hours is required for this uniquely memorable and highly personalized session.

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