FLIGBY Players’ Learning Diary

From the FLIGBY ‘play and learn’ diary of Erika (Business Student, Finnland): INTRO Most of us expect that stars on the stage (let it be a concert hall or a theatre) are in Flow and most probably also the professors should be shining in a focused way once delivering the lecture. What about the students…

Fake News & Stakeholder Management Skills

A contribution to the global academic research blog series Created by Olga Viktorovna Novoselova Ph.D. Candidate, Corvinus University of Budapest Senior Lecturer, Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia) The concept of “fake news” is not new. The concept, known as “disinformation” during the World Wars and as “freak journalism” or “yellow journalism” during the Spanish war,…

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…

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)…

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.…

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…

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…

Game-based Leadership Profiling

A methodology of establishing leadership skill profile using gameplay data The mission of the serious game FLIGBY is to identify, measure, and help develop leadership skills. At the Game’s end, FLIGBY provides an individual report to each player on his/her skillset, with a range of benchmarking option available. In FLIGBY, each player‘s leadership profile is…

Spring chickens and old dogs – generations working together

About 150-200 years ago when people died at a younger age (around 40-60) and the yearly technical advancement wasn’t that significant, it didn’t cause any problems for generations to work together. It was obvious that everyone starts at the bottom at a young age and works him/herself up on the ladder by learning and perfecting the tricks of…