Monica Scalf, founder of The Playground Group, helps others to create more meaningful work and life experiences by reducing stress and increasing satisfaction. Monica has experience speaking to Fortune 500 companies, universities, non-profits, and small businesses about how to reduce stress and increase productivity through everyday play, humor, and new thinkings. Always entertaining, she makes sure each keynote, workshop, or virtual learning course is filled with creative and practical solutions that translate to real results. Former Xavier University professor and an award winning writer, Monica’s first book Live in the Little: 52 Ways to Find the Extra in the Ordinary was released in 2010. Her mantra is to find the extra in the ordinary a philosophy she blogs about on her popular blog The Ordinary Matters. Find out more about Monica here.