Three Games for an Honest Conversation

Three Games for an Honest Conversation

We’ve all been in a council meeting, team huddle, or quarterly review where it seems like everyone is so afraid of having a real conversation that nothing gets said. Platitudes and polite deference can keep us from making real progress by glossing over points of...
Video Game Success Stories & Us

Video Game Success Stories & Us

In his 2017 book, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier outlines the stories of 10 video games and how they were made. Some were astounding successes by solo guys in their bedrooms, and some were colossal failures by huge studios that, despite tens (if not...
Hitting the Sweet Spot

Hitting the Sweet Spot

Economics of Unlimited Growth If you’ve ever taken a high school economics class, you know that the essential visual tool of the economist is a line graph. Supply and demand curves, inflation curves, GDP curves, basically all of the significant ideas of economics can...
The Sows You’re Given

The Sows You’re Given

If someone called you today and offered your ministry two pregnant sows, a boar, and around 50 chickens, what would you do? I can’t speak for your animal husbandry expertise personally, but it seems the vast majority of ministry leaders and innovators would never even...
Innovation Should be Fun

Innovation Should be Fun

People laughing their faces off at a Denver Hatchathon. Are you having fun? When was the last time you did something that was truly fun? Not something that was supposed to be fun (birthday dinner for an acquaintance, aimlessly crushing candies on your phone, a spin...