Mastering the Game

Mastering the Game : What Video Games Can Teach Us about Success in Life

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Can video games be used to teach personal and business success lessons? Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success In Life takes a look at how the same habits and principles that lead to success when playing video games can be applied to personal and business success. Principles are ideas that are truly timeless, and remain true independent of context, culture or time period. So what are the principles embedded in the most popular video games? Surprisingly, the list strongly resembles the most in demand traits for the workplace. Adaptability & Managing Change Personal Accountability Innovation Communication & Listening Teambuilding & Collaboration Knowledge Sharing Persistence & Grit Mastering The Game provides analogies, examples, and lessons for connecting the dots between how gamers play and how successful professionals work. Are you ready to take your career to the next level?"
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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 18mm | 419.99g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508762554
  • 9781508762553

About Jon D Harrison

Jon D. Harrison, MBA/HRM, ODCC is a Certified Organizational Development Consultant, author, speaker, blogger, and podcaster. His unique approach to teaching business, leadership, and life lessons with video game analogy and metaphor has appeared on FastCompany, Lifehacker, The Good Men Project, Monster, The NY Daily News, The Palm Beach Post, NG4, IGN, The Computer Games Journal, and more. His skills range from individual coaching to speaking to large audiences of several hundred. Jon's personal Focus is helping others succeed through leveraging and teaching problem solving approaches. He enjoys communicating and translating ideas to help others live a more effective life.
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