This video explains why it is critical to allow people to work in their own way and on their own time to give you their best, creative work. Give people time to think about new ideas, and to share them with others for feedback and adjustment.
- We've known for years, how important play is in…the learning, maturing and socializing of children.…As I state in my book, Secrets of Silicon Valley,…play is what develops design capabilities…and the love of learning in our brains.…So why not allow adults the opportunity…to continue to play games?…Perhaps your organization doesn't offer that…sprawling space for volley or bocce ball courts.…But there are a myriad of ways…to integrate gaming into the workplace.…
The important takeaway, is that games…are structured to provide feedback,…and invite better performance when repeated.…A growing number of companies are…using games to teach new skills,…and increase speed and efficiencies.…In these environments, employees…can practice scenarios and gain work…experience and knowledge in safe,…controlled, and fun environments.…They also can inspire new goals or creative thinking.…
By ramping up the process through games…and simulations, employees develop…a better mastery of skills, that allow them…to improvise and engage in the types…
Once you as a leader have figured out how and when to take risks, you can then build a culture that not only focuses on producing great work, but also on creating and executing a steady flow of ideas to improve every aspect of the organization. Watch this course to enhance the relevance and marketability of your business and your career.
- Define risk.
- Identify leadership characteristics that facilitate risk-taking.
- Explain how to grow risk-taking abilities.
- Assess your organization's risk tolerance.
- Define organizational risk-takers.
- Identify knowledge gaps that could benefit from risk.
- Articulate risk benefits.
- Create the right environment for risk.