Flow-promoting Leadership and FLIGBY Values

Flow-promoting Leadership and Csikszentmihalyi’s idea about “Good Business” While most people enjoy working when it provides Flow, too few jobs are designed to make Flow possible. This is where management can make a real difference. For a manager or leader who truly cares about the bottom line in the broadest sense of that term, the first priority…

In New Leadership We Flow – Lead4Skills

  A recent International Labour Organization study “Skills mismatch in Europe study 2014”, shows that labour market in Europe demonstrates various types of skill mismatch, including mismatch between the number of job seekers and employment opportunities, which is reflected in unemployment. The overall aim of the  “Lead4Skills” project is to provide higher education institutions (HEI)…

The Power of Flow: What’s In It For You?

The benefits of Flow in our private life are inevitable. Why would it be important to promote flow within an organization as well? Here are the Flow Benefits in the working environment: Flow focuses your attention on what’s important and positive. When you’re in a Flow state, you shut down self-consciousness and negative mind-wandering. You…

Serious Games in Trend, in East & West!

The Financial Times now reports also what our team at #FLIGBY has been proposing, offering and delivering for years: #SeriousGaming is in Trend! Following the pioneering work 100 years ago done by Harvard Business School, now all Business Schools use the learning dynamics and interactivity of teaching with the case study method. At this point…

Welcome on Board – Official FLIGBY Start in India

An interview with Pavan Bakshi, CEO of Prime Meridian Consulting, India   ALEAS Simulations, Inc. California, the producer of the FLIGBY concept recognizes the importance of supporting the multinational and multi-cultural nature of global business through global representation and delivery. FLIGBY certified partner consultants work with ambitious leaders and their organizations to bring about sustainable transformation…

25 Years Jubilee: Super Bowl, Flow, Creativity & You!

25 years ago, 1993, in February, a set of rather extraordinary and important events happened. Many people have been inspired to creativity by the ideas of Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. But only a few people know that the widespread use of the Flow theory is the result of “an unusual association. In 1993 Jimmy Johnson, coach of the Dallas Cowboys, showed the…

Flow conditions – Csikszentmihalyi’s summary

Professor Csikszentmihalyi defines 8 basic conditions of flow in his book Good Business (2003). Let’s see the essential characteristics of flow experience listed below in key thoughts from Csikszentmihalyi himself. 1. Clear goals For a person to become deeply involved in any activity it is essential that he know precisely what tasks he must accomplish,…

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…

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – A life story with his own words

The following article is the translation of a nearly 30 minutes televison interview in Hungarian, that is available by clicking on the photo below: “When I was 10, I felt that adults did not understand what was happening in the world and I wanted to understand why this was so.” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, founding father of…