Avoid violence and conflict!
How do we all turn what we have into what we need?
Humor & Humility
A laughing and open mind is a lot more likely to find a real solution to a problem than a frightened or angry one, don’t you think?
Curious about how the whole MacGyver phenomenon got its start? Click here to read the full story—and buckle in ‘cause it’s a doozy.
‘To MacGyver’ officially becomes a verb in 2015 when it’s adopted by the prestigious Oxford English Dictionary. The Merriam Webster Dictionary got hip seven years later when they added it in September 2022.
The MacGyver reboot episodes are now streaming on Paramount+. Check it out.
In May, as part of CAVU.org's Climate Innovation Challenge, The MacGyver Foundation presents an annual award to the best student video. See news article.
“The MacGyver Foundation” is a recognized 501c3 non-profit charity based in Santa Fe, New Mexico dedicated to the encouragement and support of individuals and organizations throughout the world who utilize self-reliance, non-violence and sustainability to improve people’s lives.
In February 2022 we had the world premiere at the Stages Theater in Houston, Texas. The show received rave reviews, sold out and standing ovations in nearly every performance, and won the Houston Press Best New Musical award.
Meet The Creator
Lee David Zlotoff
Lee David Zlotoff is an award-winning writer, producer and director of film and television with over a hundred prime-time productions to his name, not least among them as the creator of the original MacGyver TV series. He also wrote and directed The Spitfire Grill, an independent feature film that won the coveted Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and has gone on to become a surprisingly successful musical.
For a full list of his entertainment credits see Lee David Zlotoff at IMDB.
In addition to his active career in the entertainment industry, Lee David Zlotoff has also become an author, giving talks and offering workshops on a variety of topics including, The Power of Stories, The MacGyver Secret, and The Three and a Half Secrets to Success in Hollywood. Lee has done presentations or workshops to major corporations and universities around the world such as Zappos, The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Maker Faire, as well as Harvard and Stanford Universities just to name a few. Most recently he recorded a two-part PBS special currently airing across the country as part of the Ageless Living series.
If you are interested in Lee giving a presentation or workshop to your company, organization or school—in person or virtually – contact us.