A Workplace Conducive to Flow

Flow occurs when both skills and challenges are high Flow makes us feel better in the moment, enabling us to experience the remarkable potential of the body and mind functioning in harmony. Flow has the ability to improve the quality of life in the long run. The main condition of flow is the matched balance of…

Teaching the “Blue Ocean”

The FLIGBY lab was contacted recently by one of our North American academic partners to find a way for using FLIGBY to teach the “Blue Ocean” concept. Since FLIGBY was used already for explaining and demonstrating many different leadership approaches, we were happy to help to create a comprehensive syllabus for the “Blue Ocean” class too. Blue Ocean…

Leadership, Flow and Ethics

Last month, Prof. Paul Marer[1] – already mentioned in my previous blog entry about Good Work – gave an interesting presentation in Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Positive Psychology class at Claremont Graduate University (California). This post is an excerpt from his presentation about leadership, Flow and ethics, with an emphasis mainly on the third topic. Csikszentmihalyi…

Good Work

Have you ever wondered whether the work you, your colleagues or your subordinates do can be considered as “good work”? I think I am not the only one who actually doesn’t know what the term “good work” means. Back in the late 1990’s and the early 2000’s Prof. Csikszentmihalyi alongside with Howard Gardner and William Damon has investigated…

Why HR-Partners will be soon replaced by HR-Anticipators

“What is the new role of HR?” – “Being a Strategic Business Partner, of course!” – “Good heavens, NO! Wrong answer!!!” – The below post was written by: Dr. Zoltan Buzady  Although my primary interest is leadership and personal development, the innovative usage of emerging new simulation technologies in management training and applications of serious gaming, often…