Free Speaking Game for the Gameful Project Management


Here is the fourth blog post in a new series featuring videos on YouTube, where I read a paragraph from one of my motivational books and use it as a prompt to speak freely.

This idea was inspired by the free-writing exercise well-known among writers.  I used dice and timer to turn this free-speaking exercise into fun games. I hope you enjoy watching them and maybe trying out this gameful approach for yourself and tasks you want or need to tackle today.

In this video, I read from Gameful Project Management: Self-Gamification Based Awareness Booster for Your Project Management Success (Book 1 in series Gameful Life).

I am reading a paragraph from the chapter titled “Day 12: Gameful Project Management versus Serious Games.”

Here it is if you want to read along, prior, or afterward.


The prompting paragraph from Gameful Project Management

The goal of Gameful Project Management is to turn any project, and the management of it, into fun, engaging games, of which you are both the designer and the player. Gameful Project Management assumes that you are open to the possibility of seeing projects and project management tasks (regardless of whether you claim to like them or not) as games. When you see what you do as games and each of its components as a game component, then you quickly realize how to modify those components so that your projects and project management “games” entice the players, in other words, everyone involved in them.


The next step

If you want to level up in turning your management skills to gameful and playful, and with that save your company, team, project, family, and yourself the costs of seriousness and drama, then read Gameful Project Management: Self-Gamification Based Awareness Booster for Your Project Management Success. To look at the book and buy it on Amazon, click on its title above or this image below:

If you want to see where else you can buy it, then go to the book’s page on this website here.

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