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MPIGNY Lunch and Learn “The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done (and Feel Fantastic)”

4 June, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Empire Steak House
151 East 50th St.
New York, NY


What if you could accomplish far more than you’re accomplishing now, simply by having more fun? What if everyone in your organization became more effective simply by planning consistent, relaxing breaks in your schedule?

In The Power Of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done (And Feel Fantastic!) bestselling author of The Myth of Multitasking, Dave Crenshaw, will show you why the system of “work first, play second” is stifling your progress and productivity. Just as a desert traveler needs to continually find refreshment to reach a distant destination, so also do you require pre-established, consistent, meaningful “Oases” of time in your day and meetings.

The Power of Having Fun will guide you through the revolutionary five-step system Crenshaw has taught to thousands to help them improve productivity and advance their careers while feeling fantastic! Discover the science and power of these essential, rejuvenating moments that will replenish your mental and physical reserves on your journey toward success.

Through real-world examples, in-depth worksheets, and a healthy dose of wit, The Power of Having Fun helps executives, managers, and their key employees:

  • Discover the absolute necessity of establishing a culture of fun
  • Make meetings more effective through simple moments of play
  • Create a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly schedule for refreshment
  • Improve work-life balance without spending lots of money
  • Reduce employee turnover and increase job satisfaction
  • Boost productivity in the most enjoyable way possible

For any business leader seeking to enjoy life while getting more done, The Power of Having Fun is the absolutely invaluable presentation.




Registration, Venue Tours & Networking


Three-Course Plated Luncheon & Keynote Speaker


Venue Tours & Networking


Event Concludes

CEU Credits: 1 CEU
CMP Clock Hours: 60 minutes
Domain: G: Meeting or Event Design




Preferred or Premiere Member – Planner

$ 35.00

Essential or Non-Member – Planner

$ 35.00

Preferred or Premiere Member – Supplier

$ 60.00

Essential or Non-Member – Supplier

$ 90.00

Student Member

$ 30.00




Preferred or Premiere Member – Planner

$ 50.00

Essential or Non-Member – Planner

$ 50.00

Preferred or Premiere Member – Supplier

$ 75.00

Essential or Non-Member – Supplier

$ 105.00

Student Member

$ 45.00

About Our Speaker:

Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received over 10 million views. He has written five books and counting, including The Myth of Multitasking which was published in six languages and is a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed hundreds of thousands of business leaders worldwide.

Venue Details

Empire Steak House
151 East 50th St. 
New York, NY 10022

American Steak House. Fine Dining. Lunch, Pre-Theatre, Happy Hour, Dinner, Full Buyouts.  Outside Caterers Welcome. 7AM TO 4AM, 10,000 sq ft. 363 seated 500 standing.

2 Floors. 3 Dining Rooms. Used Separately or Combined. Two entrances. Each floor has a full bar, bathrooms and coat check. First floor is handicap accessible.

The Empire Steak House is an elegant bar, lounge, restaurant and magnificent bi-level event space situated in the sweet spot of midtown in New York City. Theatrical in layout and design with a sophisticated style and opulent interior Empire Steak House East provides the perfect backdrop for a special dining experience, business meeting or a very stylish night out with friends. World class steak and seafood are the star performers complimented by an extensive collection of wine and single malt scotches. There is a delightful ambiance of soft jazz and a flurry of formally dressed waiters all orchestrated by the Sinanaj brothers who are hands-on owners making sure to greet every guest.

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Empire Steak House


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