The Third GameChangers Principle is that there are infinite games. Simply put, there is no situation, scenario, or engagement for which a productive game cannot be designed. A good illustration of this came to me in my Facebook feed this morning, via Henk van der Steen, a brilliant improviser friend from Amsterdam. He posted this […]

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This is a wonderful example of how a GameChanger responds to adversity. The French superdeejays, Daft Punk, were scheduled to appear on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Tuesday night. They were no-shows because of a contractual obligation they’d made to MTV. Stephen Colbert got mad. And then he got busy changing the game. Instead of turning […]

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I used to play a lot of golf, and the game taught me a lot.  One bit of wisdom came my way one Sunday afternoon from a golfer named Jim Bishop, while he and I were playing the classic old Wilson Course at Griffith Park in Los Angeles.  He told me that one reason he […]

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Dear GameChangers: I love playing backgammon. I also see it as a metaphor for life. You can plan and strategize and still be affected by chance. The outcome of that chance affect may be favorable or unfavorable, and/or may be influenced by your level of preparedness, or strategy. then again it may not. Sometimes you […]

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