Intelligent Optimism – A Privilege of Naïves?

Last week I followed a report on Estonian National TV on how to handle the corona crisis in our healthcare institutions. One of the doctors mentioned during her interview that she was very worried before entering the emergency room filled with corona patients for the first time, but just one look at the naturally behaving…

Do you enjoy diversity?

Once upon a time, there was a professor who enjoyed hiking in distant countries, while embracing great discussions in a good community. It is not just the heights that attract him, but most of all, he enjoys the journey itself. To be honest, this gentleman looks as if he was constantly in Flow – focused…

Facing ‘the new normal’ requires re-defining our existence

Head of the Department of Management and lecturer at Estonian Business School, Marge Täks has faced many changes in her life: among others switching from the corporate world to a career in academia. Nevertheless, after returning from holidays in India in March 2020 (which was also the first time she did not take a laptop…

Quick Facts About Flow & FLIGBY

QUICK FACTS ABOUT FLOW 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. Flow, creativity and happiness are related.  Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a distinguished social science scholar, found an inventive way to make happiness measurable. He discovered under what…

How To Get Into Flow State 💡 |Become A Productive BEAST!

https://simpleprogrammer.com/flow-state/ Flow state is something super important for programmers and, those who have entered this state know what I’m talking about. John Sonmez:Okay. Now, I know a lot of people have different ideas of what flow is, what exactly is flow? And, I mean, probably some people are watching like “I don’t even know what…

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…

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…