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Welcome to Career Play

Career Play Inc. brings a cutting-edge performance-based approach to coaching and training for individuals and organizations.

  • Executive Search and Investment Management firms use Career Play for research-related services.
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      “While the worlds of comedy and business may not initially appear to have much in common, a growing number of firms are in fact turning to comedians to help them boost staff communication, performance, and creativity.” - Quoted from BBC News article, No joke: Why the business world is embracing comedy (3/10/16)

Our Services

Executive Coaching

We help clients develop new performances for dealing with challenging professional situations, i.e., job interviews, career transitions, public speaking/presentations, developing as a manager.

coaching and training

Experiential workshops for organizations seeking a fun way to develop leadership, creativity, and communication skills for their staff.

research services

Candidate identification and development services for executive search firms and corporate recruiters. We provide a variety of research services to investment management firms.

Recent Posts

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Curious about this election?

Earlier this fall I led a workshop at New York Institute of Technology entitled Talking Politics. Amy Bravo, an innovative educator and NYIT’s Senior Director of International and Experiential Education, invited me to design an improvisational workshop that could help undergraduate students talk to each other about the Presidential campaign without rancor. (She also asked me to lead an […]

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Clowning and Caring in Costa Rica

I recently returned from a week in San Jose, Costa Rica with Patch Adams, M.D. and 45 other humanitarian clowns.  Patch Adams is well known from the Hollywood version of his life, starring Robin Williams.  The real Patch Adams is an activist for peace, justice and care for all people.  As he says on his website: “My […]

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Appreciating appreciation

As a workshop facilitator, comic educator and coach, I devote a great deal of time and energy to the “performance of appreciation” because appreciating others is not something that “comes naturally” to most of us.  We live in a culture that is increasingly focused on rancor and critiques, with a media establishment that insists on constantly highlighting our differences, rather than celebrating […]

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Playing with Fear (Part Two)

Given the events in Orlando, many of us have been thinking about fear (or experiencing fear). As a coach and trainer I work with individuals and groups to help people leave their comfort zones, face their fears and perform other than who they are.  My role is to give people what they need to find the joy in […]