Why winery?

Why did we choose a Californian winery as the venue of FLIGBY simulation? First of all we needed a good story which was able to capture people’s imagination of course. But there is more to it. Prof. Csikszentmihalyi himself proposed the subject of a winery back in 2008. He had two good arguments. First that…

A Sustainable Business Maverick

Dr. Michael Crooke – Achieving Spectacular Results with Flow-Based Leadership   Many famous individuals have been so inspired by Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow and his Good Business concepts that they gave him credit for some spectacular successes achieved by putting the Flow concept into practice. One of the most remarkable is Dr. Michael Crooke (MC, as he likes to be…

FLIGBY’s Multiple Feedback System

FLIGBY’s Galaxy of Feedback Types   (Excerpt from the book, “Missing Link Discovered“) FLIGBY has been designed to give each player a continuous stream of valuable, multidimensional feedback during and after the Game. The two dozen or so different kinds of feedback are of three types, if we use as the basis of classification the time…

“Missing Link Discovered” Leadership Forum with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi – Part 2

An edited transcript of the Forum held by CEU Business School   MISSING LINK DISCOVERED: Planting Csíkszentmihályi’s Flow Theory into Management and Leadership Practice held on Monday, November 9, 2015, CEU AUDITORIUM, Budapest V, Nádor u. 9. The contributors were co-authors of the Missing Link Discovered book together with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi: Paul Marer, Prof. of Business, CEU Business School…

“Missing Link Discovered” Leadership Forum with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi – Part 1

An edited transcript of the Forum held by CEU Business School   MISSING LINK DISCOVERED: Planting Csíkszentmihályi’s Flow Theory into Management and Leadership Practice held on Monday, November 9, 2015, CEU AUDITORIUM, Budapest V, Nádor u. 9. The contributors were co-authors of the Missing Link Discovered book together with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi: Paul Marer, Prof. of Business, CEU Business School…

FLIGBY as a blended learning soluiton

FLIGBY is the official Leadership Development Program of Professor Csikszentmihalyi. But it can be far more than a serious game or learning experience on an individual level. In order to achieve better results, traditional training tools can be attached to the simulation. This helps to turn the individual learning process into a communal or group experience. It…

FLIGBY at the CEU Business School

When Developing Managers and Leaders, Have Them Play Games…   It’s one of your first days as a general manager of a small, family-­owned winery in California. Minutes into a meeting with your new executive team, your sales manager insults your tasting room/hospitality manager. Do you continue the meeting as if nothing happened or reprimand…