How Video Games Teach Us How To Succeed

video games teach success

Video games often get a bad rap for being a waste of time, contributing to antisocial behavior, or even inspiring terrible violence. Often overlooked is their potential as an unrivaled source of learning and an untapped mechanism for teaching life principles.

In fact, I believe that many people who enjoy video games are routinely practicing desirable traits that can lead to real world success, if they are correctly applied. The one trait that is … Continue reading

What is Your Purpose? Final Fantasy XIII and Leadership

life and leadership lessons from video games

Simplicity.

Clarity.

Could you use a bit more simplicity & clarity in your life? I know I could. This is especially important to those in leadership roles.

Think about the simplicity & clarity of early video games like Pong.

Simplicity: You are a paddle, your opponent is a paddle, and the two of you are hitting a ball back and forth.

Clarity: If the ball goes past your opponent’s … Continue reading