Our monthly blog
Each month, we muse about some aspect of negotiation, gamification or philanthropy and its effect on our work and world. Comments welcome!
If you want to take part in the discussion, you are kindly invited to join our group 'Gamification and Negotiation' on LinkedIn.
Topping my reading list this summer is Nicholas Burns’ fascinating and wide-reaching memoir, The Back Channel: American Diplomacy in a Disordered World.
A colleague and fellow play scholar recently brought the work of Jean Piaget to my attention, specifically his work around „double consciousness“ in the learning development of children.
This month, allow me to introduce another one of our grantees: Playworks in Boston, Mass. https://www.playworks.org
Dr. Mark Young shares what he learned about the Octalysis model, developed Yu-Kai Chou.
Many of us are riveted to the television to watch the live broadcasts of the increasingly ugly debate in the British Parliament on Brexit, with multiple humiliations of Mrs. May as vote after vote goes against her and the March 29. deadline
This month Rational Games is pleased to announce the launch of its new strategic partnership with Children of Peace.
By Wayne Lifshitz, Rational Games Board Member,
USA Judo Kata National Team Member
I want to take the occasion of the start of the New Year to introduce our latest game simulation, a seven-party multilateral negotiation engagement called Jumbo.
I hope my readers will forgive me if my final blog of 2018 is a bit polemic. Sometimes, just like in negotiation, passion wins out over prudence and I have to speak out for what I feel strongly about.
“On the one hand we have the playing mind—innovative, magical, boundless. On the other is the gaming mind—concentrated, determined, intelligent. And on the hand that holds them both together we have the notion of playing well.”