Thank you for being patient with us as we took a well-deserved summer vacation these past several weeks. However, we know there is always work to be done to make a more inclusive world and are right back at it again!
We're thrilled to welcome Dave Wilk to the podcast for our first episode back!
Dave is one of the co-founder's of Four Day Weekend and he and Joe talk about how a 6 week run back in the 90's has turned into a corporate training entity. They discuss the transferable skills improv comedy can give any corporate leader and above all, how we can all make the world a better place!
Voted Best Comedy and named “Best
Entertainment Experience in Texas”, Four Day
Weekend is a D/FW comedy institution.
Fort Worth’s Mayor awarded them the Key to the City
for being “Fort Worth’s Greatest Ambassador”,
they've been awarded Small Business of the Year by
the Chamber of Commerce, performed for two U.S.
presidents and delivered a keynote address to the
United States Congress.
Four Day Weekend, a critically-acclaimed comedy troupe, is the longest-running show in the Southwest. The group performs a one-hour and forty-five minute improv comedy show around audience suggestions and participation.
David Wilk is proud to be a Founding Member of the Four Day Weekend Comedy Theaters. In addition to having performed more than 6,500 live shows, Dave also travels nationally and internationally emceeing and keynote speaking for corporate clients. His client list reads like a “who’s who” of the fortune 500. He’s been in more commercials than he can remember. If you wear it, eat it, watch it, or talk into it, he’s hawked it to you. Thanks for buying it.
Comedy has led Dave on many amazing adventures including the following highlights. Presenting 4day’s “Yes, And” Keynote for the United States Congress where he met President Obama, working with President Bush and at his request headlining an Armed Forces Entertainment tour performing in Kosovo, Belgium, The Netherlands, England and Germany, receiving the Key to the City of Fort Worth for being “Fort Worth’s Greatest Ambassadors”, being awarded The Small Business of the Year by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and becoming an Entrepreneur in Residence at Texas Christian University’s prestigious Neeley School of Business.
Dave and his 4day colleagues chronicled this amazing ride in their National Best Selling book “Happy Accidents”, The Transformative Power of ‘Yes, And’ at Work and in Life.
Thanks to Empire Toys for this episode of the podcast!