Are you feeling burnt out from the relentless pursuit of success and happiness in the corporate world? In this episode, we have a fascinating conversation with Gary Ware, the Founder of Breakthrough Play, a renowned corporate facilitator, keynote speaker, certified coach, and author of the book “Playful Rebellion: Maximize Workplace Success Through The Power of Play.” Join us as Gary shares his transformative journey from burnout to finding joy and fulfillment through play.

Gary’s extensive background includes over 14 years of experience in various leadership positions within the corporate world. But it was his nearly decade-long involvement as a performer in improv theatre that ultimately led him to a breakthrough realization. Burnt out and searching for something missing in his pursuit of success, Gary discovered that play was the key ingredient. Embracing a life of play not only rejuvenated him but also sparked his passion for facilitating and helping others unlock their creativity, confidence, and better communication skills.

Tune in to this episode as Gary discusses how he utilizes applied improvisation and other playful methods to empower individuals and teams in the corporate environment. Learn how incorporating play can lead to enhanced workplace success, improved teamwork, and increased productivity. Gary’s unique approach has gained him recognition as one of the Top 100 HR influencers of 2021 by the Engagedly HR software platform.



Ready to infuse your workplace with the power of play? Don’t miss this enlightening episode with Gary Ware. Listen now on your favorite podcast platform or visit And remember to share this episode with someone who needs to hear the valuable insights Gary has to offer.

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