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The whole concept of the Great Game of Business is beautiful - consistency, alignment, and transparency, infused with core values and brought to life with powerful mechanisms. It is inspired and inspiring, a classic.

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If value is the most important to you, this is the only methodology that gets you there.

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    The Collective Wisdom is Greater Than You

    James Surowiecki, spoke about his book, “The Wisdom of Crowds,” which discusses how the wisdom of a crowd can outweigh the wisest person within the crowd. I was conflicted.

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  • The Efficiency MiniGame

    The Efficiency MiniGame

    When the company first began teaching the Critical Numbers to its employees, the leadership at Rolf Glass noticed that there was a lot of room for improvement. In 2013, it was running at an average 88 percent efficiency, thus losing 12 percent of product.

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  • Rewards That Will Strike Out With Your Team

    Rewards That Will Strike Out With Your Team

    Rewards are essential to The Great Game of Business. So much so that we should begin with its definition: To make a gift of something to (someone) in recognition of his or her services, efforts or achievements.

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  • The Fundamentals of Business and Open-book Management

    The Fundamentals of Business and Open-book Management

    In the late 1980s, I was a young sports reporter in Kansas City covering the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers game. The 49ers defeated the Chiefs, and they were on their way to a third Super Bowl Championship in seven years. In those days, the 49ers ruled the class of the league.

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