FLIGBY Skills Tool Box – Conflict Management

Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of the global best-seller book Good Business, conducted deep interviews with several leaders of internationally successful, and sustainable organizations. He found that these successfully created Flow-promoting Organizations and implemented the Flow-Leadership style. Together with him, our team at Aleas Sims/FLIGBY has identified a core of  29 management and leadership skills.   In cooperation with…

Playing for the second time

Following our earlier announcement, we will regularly post for you some short reports about what your fellow FLIGBY players report to us on their personal leadership development learning and development journey with this outstanding psychometric edugame. Prof. Zoltan Buzady introduced FLIGBY to us on our international exchange program course on Decision Making Science at Corvinus…

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 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…

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…

Teaching Blue Ocean

The FLIGBY lab was contacted recently by one of our North American academic partners to find a way for using FLIGBY teaching 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. Teaching Blue Ocean –…

Power to the people and how it appears in the world of FLIGBY

Power. The word itself carries a reputation with it. Is power a bad thing, is it true that power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely? Or rather, does it depend on the type of power used. By definition, power is one’s ability to exert influence over other people’s actions, more specifically, to get…