10 professions who must play FLIGBY – are you one of them?

 A Leadership Game You Have Never Seen Before Contribution by: Bence Peter Biro FLIGBY, our flow-promoting leadership development serious game has been designed with the purpose to make you a better leader. The biggest scientific contributor to this simulation game is Prof Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, psychologist, researcher and author of numerous global best selling books, most notably Flow.…

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…

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…

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,…

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 3

By: Zoltan Buzady Ph.D., Central European University Business School, Hungary. Part 1 Part 2 Serious Gaming Technology Enables Blended Learning Pedagogy   Our aim in this contribution is also to tell the reader our experiences about using this particular serious game as a blended learning tool for effective training and development of Flow-based leadership and…

Training millenials

A shift is about to happen in the global workforce: just in four years, every second employee will belong to generation Y (millennials, who were born between 1981 and 2000) and soon replace baby-boomers who are about to retire (if they can or want to). Even though this demographic change is becoming unavoidably visible most companies…

What to avoid if you want to motivate your employees?

A simple search on the net or a step into a bookshop and you find yourself buried under articles, tips, quotes and books about motivation. In order to avoid getting into the row of the “what to do right” suggestions, I decided to twist the tale a bit and give you some tips on how…

How to earn your employees engagement?

Multiple research shows that only about one-third of the employees are engaged at a given workplace. A larger amount of people is not engaged while the rest (around one-fourth) is actively disengaged. But what exactly employee engagement means? A business management concept that describes the level of enthusiasm and dedication a worker feels toward his/her…