14 Mar '13, 7pm

Video Games Lessons -> Business Strategy. Never realized R&C was referenced until today! @hirodusk

Video Games Lessons -> Business Strategy. Never realized R&C was referenced until today! @hirodusk

I see video games as a petri dish, a place where the challenges and rewards of the real world are simulated in a simpler, more discrete fashion. Often the challenges faced remind me of the same challenges I face in my work as an entrepreneur. In the spirit of Scott Berkun’s Management lessons from Gears of War 2 , I present you three business lessons I’ve learned from video games. Acting vs. Reacting Pax Galaxia is a casual strategy game that I found extremely fun. When played in realtime mode, it gave me some perspective on the subtle yet significant shift in attitude between acting to reacting. When things are “under control,” I’m analyzing the board, fitting the current state into my overall plan, and taking steps to advance that plan. But if I mess up - if the enemy breaks through my lines, probably in a place I wasn’t watching closely - I shift into crisis mode. The p...

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