Moving Motivators – Extended Gameplay for Deeper Discussions about your Teams Motivations

Moving Motivators – Extended Gameplay for Deeper Discussions about your Teams Motivations

In my previous blog post I explained about the Moving Motivators game. If you don’t know anything about it yet, read this first.

In a nutshell, Moving Motivators is a Management 3.0 card game which consists of 10 intrinsic and extrinsic motivators. It helps you to understand about each others motivation. But not only that, I found it very useful to learn more about yourself as a kind of self reflection.

I played it many times with a group of people or with individuals. Through some iterations and experimenting with it I have developed an extended way of playing it, which I like to share with you.

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Merit Money – A Smarter Bonus System

Merit Money – A Smarter Bonus System

The companies I have worked with before had either no bonus system or it sucked. It created an ill environment of envy and harmed the company culture. The main problem was that they were designed after the traditional “if … then” reward systems. But since Daniel Pinks great book “Drive”, we know that these rewards don’t work, or can even have the opposite effect we want. (watch this video if you don’t know what I am talking about). So, what shall we do? Giving no bonus? Basically, I think that is fine and I felt always motivated even without seeing the bonus on the horizon. On the other hand, it’s […]

Functional vs. Cross-Functional teams – Playing the Meddlers Game

Functional vs. Cross-Functional teams – Playing the Meddlers Game

  • How do we grow an organization?
  • How do we want to structure the company?
  • How do the teams interact with each other?

Those questions are crucial for the dynamics and performance of a company. Therefore Managers and Leaders need to think about the best organizational structure for their business. Read more about Functional vs. Cross-Functional teams – Playing the Meddlers Game