Talking to a group about teamwork
and team building is one option.
Engaging the group in a fun,
hands-on workshop that will have them rolling in the aisle with
laughter while learning these skills is a more desirable option.
The Raspyni Brothers have mastered
the latter. They are a living, thriving example of how even
the most challenging goals can be exceeded when individuals
work together to develop a strategy for success.
Barry Friedman and Dan Holzman are
the Raspyni Brothers.
successful model of teamwork since 1982, their original blend
of mirth, mayhem, and madness have earned them thousands of
corporate engagements and hundreds of television appearances
including The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno.
Through thoughtful customization, they brilliantly demonstrate
the benefits of teamwork with an interactive program that will
educate while it entertains.
Two Programs In One
Part One - The Live show
Award-winning. Proven. This version contains all the comedy
and skill that has earned them four International Juggling Championships,
a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, and a 2009 nomination
for American Entertainment Magazine's Best Duo or Group.
But there's more...
In this presentation Barry and Dan interweave their life-experience
as a team and divulge exactly what has worked for them - and
why it will work for you.
Poignant, hilarious, on-target. This is not your father's
Goals - Teams can move mountains - here's how.
Techniques - The power of "Yes, and" versus,
Diversity - Finding the best in each team member.
- Valuing the Thoughts
of Others - Brainstorming, idea generation, and other
sources of wealth.
- Conflict Resolution
- He said. She said. Here's moving towards "We say".
- Aligning the
Workforce - The importance of being in 4-wheel drive.
- Keeping a Positive
Attitude - How to excel through
- Taking Risks
- How to go to the edge and beyond.
Part Two - The PlayShop
Ask about adding a personalized teamwork playshop to your event.
balance, communication, attitude, creativity, and cooperation,
are some of the games and tools that will strengthen your team
and deliver back a workforce that is tighter and stronger than
While this session can last anywhere from 10 minutes to two
hours - the results will last a lifetime. Your team will be
participating in ways they never
Focus: Balancing peacock feathers on your nose is nothing
more than keeping your eye on the goal.
Collaboration: Team juggling lessons where they
coach each other and then juggle together - one hand each!
Cooperation: Have a clearly-defined goal and the world is
your oyster. Six games, run in obstacle course fashion for large
groups, make cooperation mandatory!
Discussions: The games are followed with group discussions
expertly facilitated by Barry and Dan that probe team members
to think and share how the challenges and victories relate to
what they face in the work environment. These revelations are
recorded and used in the follow-up seminar and provided to the
team in written form after the event. Read a sample of discussion
questions used in the group
Have a general session with Barry and Dan while they facilitate
an idea and problem-solving session with your group. Looking
at challenges through the comic lens has yielded some inspiring
Encouragement: Sharing the joy of success builds a stronger
team by teaching empathy and support along with building rapport.
Our debriefing session gives team members a chance to praise
and be praised.
Creativity: Old and tired results live squarely in the
center of the box. Let's climb out and find new solutions. Specialized
games and exercises based on your client's biggest pains will
offer new perspective to existing beliefs.
Same day or later in your event - Follow the Raspyni
Brothers' live stage show with an up close and personal playshop
where Barry and Dan literally infuse your attendees
with the teamwork attitude and experience.
And the final step - Allow the Raspyni Brothers to follow-up
with your attendees during a live online teleseminar where they
answer questions and reiterate some of the most valuable experiences
from the session.
Raspyni Brothers have great comic chemistry. I loved
- Jeffery Katzenberg, DreamWorks
best emcees we've had in conference history. Our team was
blown away -- all 4 years we had The Raspyni Brothers with
- Eckerd Drugs
years. 17 events. The Raspyni Brothers were the first and only
standing ovation. Teamwork personified.
want to personally thank you for your fantastic performance
at the Pointe South Mountain BD National Training Meeting. Your
teamwork program was the hit of the conference.
- BD Healthcare Systems
found myself laughing so hard I was missing some of the performance...
Thanks so much for entertaining us beyond our wildest expectations.
Our team certainly learned a thing or two about working together!
- Texas Housing Association
have received nothing but rave reviews regarding the Raspyni
Brothers. You were the perfect choice to host our National Sales
of the best examples of teamwork I have ever witnessed.
I don't remember ever laughing that hard.
- Norman Lear, Producer
the script you wrote and the enthusiasm that you put into each
performance, our standing-room-only crowds were laughing
you for the huge part you played in making our team more successful.
Everyone was thoroughly entertained and the results have been
never had an entertainment group come in and sum up the 4-day
conference the way you two did. Our team was blown away
at the level to which you learned our culture. Thank you a hundred
the show, you mixed a variety of comic dialogue while highlighting
the importance of teamwork, time management, and competitive
excellence - the foundations of our company's success. Clearly
the Raspyni Brothers are masters at blending unique audience
participation, humor, and world class entertainment that leaves
- Nucor Building Systems
Leverage the Raspyni Brothers' experience
in team-building to your advantage while stretching your budget.
Your Team Working Together
Residents of California
and well-traveled throughout the free world, Barry and Dan provide
your event with two unforgettable modules that will shatter
the expectations of your client, while engaging and motivating