The Top 5 Challenges For Learning And Development Professionals

What are your top 5 challenges as a learning and development professional in 2019? After discussion with several L&D Leaders we know, we share some of their priorities.

International Business Learning Games Competition 2019 Finalists!

We are delighted to announce that ROCKET from Games Without Frontiers are finalists in the 2019 International Business Learning Games Competition (IBLGC). We’re looking forward to going to Lisbon in September to take part in the Games Showcase and the Awards Ceremony Dinner! The IBLGC is part of the 4th annual International Conference on Business […]

The Secrets To Creating Motivation And Innovation In Your Team

Pay rise?

Performance bonus?

Put £200 behind the bar on a night out?

Possibly.

I would argue, however, that these are ‘skin deep’ motivators.

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5 reasons why purpose driven companies are more successful

Do people love to work for ‘Purpose Driven Companies’? Purpose = “an aspirational reason for being which inspires and provides a call to action for an organisation and its partners and stakeholders and provides benefit to local and global society” This week we added our purpose statement to our website. OUR PURPOSE To influence the […]

Is Investing in Digital Transformational Change the Right Course for your Business?

Culture. What does it mean? Why do some companies ‘have it’ and others don’t? What does this mean for Digital Transformation?

Where To Find The Greatest Motivators

Does anyone actually find these so-called “motivational pictures”, well, a motivator? Last week I mentioned Dan Pink (and what motivates us) and then I wondered where you can find great examples of businesses like this. A good a place as any to start was job website Glassdoor’s award for the 50 UK Best Places to Work […]

What Gets You Out Of Bed In The Morning?

“We want to change but the culture here is just too deeply embedded”. A more traditional approach to tackling the problem of change within an organisation could be some encouraging words from senior management, a selection of PowerPoint slides detailing the company’s new Aims & Objectives or a departmental team building session… which we all […]

How To Be The New McDreamy In Business

An abundance of new research has been undertaken looking into the benefits of neuroscience upon leadership training. AGES Neuroleadership is one technique that suggests science can make leadership stick.

How? Neuroscientists know how the brain works. Grey’s Anatomy’s McDreamy proves this. Leaders know how businesses work. But how can learning stay constant? Let’s become surgeons of business. And let Davis’ AGES model take us there. Read more

Innovation In Business Award Winners

We are delighted to announce that we were the winners of the ‘Innovation in Business’ award at the 2018 Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. The ceremony was held on the 8th February at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, and it was an impressive event that paid homage to the innovators and entrepreneurs who are the driving force behind Edinburgh’s financial and social economy. Read more

Newbies in the GWOF Team

New Additions to the Games Without Frontiers Team

Arguably the most important thing anyone can bring to a start-up organisation is a can-do and positive attitude.  Have a look at Wally Kozak’s Eagles and Ducks here for some light relief on a serious point. I love it.

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