Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can. Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers | Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo | ISBN: The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. This book includes more A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. By Dave Gray, Sunni.
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But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge.
The defined space, simple rules, and unpredictable outcomes of games make them ideal for this sort of work. Even if you don’t do these kinds of things yourself, it’s a good book to see how your own personal brainstorming can improve. Chapters are a total bore for all but the most intrepidly desperate of gamestormiing We face these sorts of problems every day and often try to use the same A to B Gamestorming is a book about a problem you didn’t know you had and a solution that you’ve unknowingly used since childhood.
It gameetorming a great source of information for anyone in leadership or management.
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Good for planning offsites A good reference for team brainstorming exercises, especially for offsites. Mar 03, Michael rated it liked it. The book is full of useful and practical information to help businesses from coming up with ideas, exploring options, to shipping products and getting to done. While I was not blown away by any of the material that was presented, I can see the utility of it.
This is kinda brilliant gamestoorming it gives a formal structure to a meeting without being too formal, plus it gets all participants informed on goals and process of a meeting ahead of time. I was a little cynical about a book with innovatord many ‘games’ in it, and I don’t know many people who would be brave enough to pitch a SWOT analysis as a game but, despite that, I have plenty of dog eared pages with activities I’ll definitely be trying in the future.
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Some of the games are more analytical. May 05, Rebecca Karasik rated it really liked it. The ppaybook part of the book was rather dull because it shows the games but you can’t really apply them while reading. The first, elaborates more on the concept and the research behind the theory, and the second should be a practical guide with all the tools and techniques.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Great book for finding different design exercises to do to unblock thinking. Excelent book A must-have for anyone who needs to get the most from a team.
Feb 04, Blundell rated it liked it. This is kinda brilliant since it gives a formal structure to a meeting without being too formal, plus it gets all participants informed on goals The book is full of useful and practical information to help businesses from coming up with ideas, exploring options, to shipping products and getting to done.
In reality, teams that have been together a little too long, fall easily into brainstorming ruts. Recommended reading for all people who run workshops over and over again I distract one star because they leave me a little bit confused.
The main reason of scoring it as three is “repetition”, the info in the book could be presented in innovatogs max.
Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-breakers, and Changemakers by Dave Gray
Sadly, I found it far too “business-oriented” for me. I do recommend it as a useful resource for anyone thinking about how to get their organization to innovahors and work through new ideas, urgent issues, or ongoing problems.
This is a terrific book for ideas and techniques for running innovation sessions. Jul 24, Ashraf Bashir rated it liked it Shelves: Lacks any evidence that this work any better than anything else. View all 4 comments. But, what if the end goal isn’t clear? Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. Aug 30, Russell Baylis rated it really liked it Shelves: Definitely feels like some sections were added as fillers.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yes, you can do it, but why would you want to? The book starts with a short but great opening about gamestorming and how it is a method for exploration and discovery of playbok, breakthrough ideas.
Overall a very easy way to think about how to solve problems at the jerb. Try and apply these “games” verbatim and it’ll probably feel contrived with too much focus on process and not enough on the outcome. Selected pages Title Page. Just to illustrate this – the most advance of them is the SWOT analysis.
Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-breakers, and Changemakers
It might be especially helpful to list variations on each game type according to communication style: It contained some interesting methods for brainstorming. The second step is understanding you need to use a different set of tools.
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