Take time to eat.
Are you always in a rush? Do you eat your food like Kirby or PacMan?
Bro, do you even chew?
Don’t get me wrong, I love Kirby games, but that guy has some crazy eating habits.
As much as I criticize, when it comes to lunch, I am guilty of cramming food into a short lunch break, and seeing the meal as more of an inconvenience than anything else. I have … Continue reading
5 Leadership Lessons from Sonic the Hedgehog on His 23rd Birthday
Remarkably, today marks the 23rd year since the first release of the video game, Sonic the Hedgehog. It is amazing how fast the time has passed – it seems like only yesterday that I was learning about the wonder of “Blast Processing.” Reminiscing aside, in honor of his 23rd birthday, I want to share with you what Sonic can … Continue reading
Growing up, I remember playing several video games with my Dad. Now, he was not a gamer, but one of the first games I remember playing with him was Pac-Man on the Atari 2600. Not long after that, we discovered Tetris on the NES. I remember being amazed that my dad could make it past level 9 on A Type – that … Continue reading
I’m Speaking at this year’s South Florida Supercon!
Event: South Florida Supercon
When: July 3rd, 2014, 4:30pm
Location: Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Topic: Life & Leadership Lessons from Classic Video Games
Join me for video game inspired ideas that can take your work and productivity to the next level!
I’ll also be giving away retro games and other fun surprises!
Interested in having me provide leadership or productivity training based on video game analogies? You can contact me at: Jon@ClassicallyTrained.net
It happens to the best of us.
We get busy, life happens.
Dreams are forgotten, careers discarded. Real life sets in.
Somewhere along the way, we feel like we have lost ourselves.
This feeling’s strongest form, Amnesia, is often used as a plot device and many movies and videogames as well. There is something frightening, but also relatable about losing our … Continue reading
Staying sharp in life, work, and in video games, requires practice, learning, and education. This past month, I’ve been reading two books, and playing two games more than the rest – here is May’s reading & playing list:
Simon has some amazing and truly inspirational ideas: He is intent on contributing to a world where … Continue reading
8 Life & leadership Lessons from Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD
Finally, fans have a worthy live action representation of Street Fighter universe. Thanks to the amazing cast & crew of Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist (SF:AF), fans of the game have a live action series with an amazingly well written story, compelling acting, faithful and respectful treatment of the source material with top notch fight chorography, that successfully adds … Continue reading
This is pretty cool. I think this qualifies as starting with “wow.”
Lexus of Italy partnered with Saatchi & Saatchi to create an interactive life sized video game to promote their new IS Hybrid.
The “players” are seated in the passengers seat and have an iPad on their lap. A goal appears on their screen that corresponds with a projected circle of light on the warehouse floor.
The player then draws a path … Continue reading