Flow Leadership in Business – The optimal experience

One might think that it’s possible to put together a super team just by choosing individuals who represent great skills. But they forget, that after a while individuals do bring their own personality and their personal style to the group work.  For example, one person is particularly keen on time management, the next one on values…

What is good business?

Last November we asked Prof. Csikszentmihalyi to give a short definition of the term: ‘Good Business’. There is no business without making profit, but good business goes beyond just surviving in the marketplace. For making Good Business you have to make sure, that: first of all, you enjoy doing what you are doing. You have…

Fligby as an asset for entrepreneurship students

An interview with Dr. Fernando Almeida, Engineer/Professor of the Polytechnic Higher Institute of Gaya   Prepared by Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Director of the Global Leadership & Flow Network Dr. Almeida, you are a top scientist in your field of Science & Technology and now teach also Entrepreneurship. What are your observations when using FLIGBY as a platform to help…

21st Century Skills

Their Place in Leadership Development   Recently, our Canadian partner has asked the following interesting question: Are the leadership skills measured and tested by the global award-winning, serious game simulation, called FLIGBY, “21st-century skills”? My first thought was that since the “people analytics” architecture of FLIGBY was made during 2008 and 2012, its competency-based development…

Redefining Leadership

  The title of this blog entry refers not to an effort to crowd the literature with another definition of leadership, but to the proposed expansion of the kind of people who should be considered leaders. Let’s accept the definition of leadership given by Kevin Kruse in his Forbes article, with one minor modification [in parentheses]:…

Flow and Leadership

This is an executive summary of the application of the Flow concept to Leadership. Flow is a mental state in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment. “Enjoyment appears at the boundary between boredom and anxiety, when the challenges are just balanced with…