Solving World Hunger – Mega Man & Positive Deviance

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What if your largest problem has already been solved?

What if all you needed to do was find the person who is doing it right, and make it easier for them to show others how they do it?

In the field of Organizational Development, some of the things that I routinely stress about are thoughts like:

  • “How do we make ideas stick?”
  • “Once I create a training program, how …

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What is Your Purpose? Final Fantasy XIII and Leadership

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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 …

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Podcast EP 08 – Interview with Curtis Fletcher: Leadership, Parenting & Hiring

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Curtis Fletcher is a Spectaculum Artifex (Creator of the Spectacular). 

Self described as part wizard, part warrior-poet, and part wiseguy, Curtis Fletcher has held a wide range of roles from CTO to VP of Strategy; from Web Designer to Director of Marketing Operations, he’s had experience with creating department charters, organizational design, and process design for multiple Customer Experience focused groups. He has been involved in …

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Podcast Episode: Finding Meaning

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Welcome to the ClassicallyTrained Podcast – THE podcast for life and leadership lessons from video games.

In this episode I reflect on the events of the week, how to add value to your day, and share a most excellent quote.

Blog Post: Finding Meaning – Robin Williams Video Games and Zelda

Quote of the Week:

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Resources:

20,000 Days and Counting by Robert D. Smith

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

 

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