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…

FLIGBY in the context of entrepreneurship classes

Dr. Fernando Almeida, and Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Director of our ‘Leadership & Flow Global Research Network’ have launched the first cooperation in 2017. The cooperation covers a pilot teaching project using FLIGBY online leadership development game on Master of Science Program in Portugal in the field of Science and Technology. You can read our brief…

Don’t play with it – DO take it serious

An interview with Peter Szabo, Requirement Area Manager at Ericsson   Why did you decide to play FLIGBY? We are all sort-of “Homo Ludens”-species. That is why the gamification principle has been so interesting to me and seems to be very successful nowadays. This might have led the creators of FLIGBY – Csikszentmihalyi’s Official Leadership Development…

Flow, Leadership and Serious Games: A Pedagogical Perspective – Part 2

By: Zoltan Buzady Ph.D., Central European University Business School, Hungary. Part 1 Combining Flow and Serious Games   A detailed market study prepared by Learnovate Centre identified the state-of-the-art use of serious games for learning in the corporate sector (Donovan, 2012).  They report an uptake of such gamification and list the following application areas of…

On culinary temptations and CEE competitiveness

An editorial article by Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor at Corvinus Business School, Hungary, & Director of our ‘Leadership & Flow Global Research Network’ in BBJ – The Budapest Business Journal on ‘Budapest Christmas Fair – Sausages – Competitiveness & CEE Business Cultures’: #cross-cultural-management #leadership #diversity#goodmanagement I feel privileged to live in beautiful Budapest: every day I…

Body & Mind – Flow & Leadership – Your Success!

On Prof. Buzady’s “New trends in Leadership” course we always had the body-mind-success theme trilogy to highlight and to exercise the connection between ‪wellness‬ and ‪leadership‬. This theme is now also the focus of a HBR article: We have forgotten that organizations are first and foremost places of human interaction, not justtransaction. Research shows that our greatest need…

Flow & Creativity, Leadership & Management, Science & Best Practices

Flow and Creativity, Leadership and Management, Science and Best Practices are increasingly interrelated areas of our daily lives, of our heightened interest and awareness and the subject of ever increasing scholarly attention, focus and research. So we have decided to use the Blog platform of Flowleadership.org to collect and re-post some of the most interesting…

“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…