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9 Reasons why Business Model Innovation, Design Thinking and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® are a perfect match. Originally posted to LinkedIn Pulse Why?

9 Reasons why Business Model Innovation, Design Thinking and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® are a perfect match

It helps you to image alternate solutions: Design Thinking is about identifying and working within given constraints to arrive at new and better solutions. Once the problem or question is presented, using LSP is a great way to create new ideas, imagine alternate solutions & build prototypes. Perfect for shaping different business model options.It’s an iterative tool: By building prototypes all solutions are made visible in the landscape, participants can easily see how different builds influence each other and identify disconnects, imagine alternative scenarios or identify areas that are not resolved.

LSP is an iterative tool. Insights on the Method: building models to explore ideas. Lego Interviews produce new ideas LEGO-interviews are an innovative investigative method to delve into reality developed by Patrizia Bertini starting from the basic theoretical principles of constructionism and from a deep knowledge and experience with underlying LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® (LSP).

Insights on the Method: building models to explore ideas

This interviewing method has been developed to challenge traditional journalism, as an attempt to explore the world through other people’s perception of reality and their views. Journalistic interviews are generally based on well defined dynamics, on journalists’ capacity and on a constant tension between the interviewer and the interviewees. There is a large literature about this and there are experts who specifically train politicians and influent public people on how to handle and conduct interviews in order to dominate the conversation and to provide a good and safe image of themselves. The Making of Meaning » Game Rules. Leader One person takes the role of leader.

The Making of Meaning » Game Rules

The leader prepares the meeting, supervises the introduction exercises, reads out the assignments and moderates the conversation. The moderator has a facilitating role, he or she allows others to be “absorbed” in the game. He or she – if possible – also participates in the exercises and assignments. This method is subject to a number of rules (for more information, read the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Open Source Brochure, page 10.

Practice first! LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY OpenSource. The science of lego serious play. Simplified Strategic Planning Blog. Strategic Planning Expert By Denise Harrison, Senior Consultant.

Simplified Strategic Planning Blog

How Companies Are Using LEGOs to Unlock Talent Employees Didn’t Know They Had. Virtual LEGO Serious Play Experience. In the last 4 years I have used LEGO® Serious Play (aka LSP) very often and the result has been extraordinary.

Virtual LEGO Serious Play Experience

However, due to the growing style of working remotely, I started to ask myself if I could use LEGO SERIOUS PLAY when I am in a remote environment. In the last 2 months, I set my goal to try it. The first thing I needed to find was a safe environment for trying it; then a few volunteers. I got them both. I ♡ Lego Serious Play. Pôle Numérique - La méthode LEGO SERIOUS PLAY décryptée.

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Pôle Numérique - La méthode LEGO SERIOUS PLAY décryptée

Le contraire de jouer n’est pas travailler : la preuve en Legos ! - SOLUCOMINSIGHT. Digital & innovation.

Le contraire de jouer n’est pas travailler : la preuve en Legos ! - SOLUCOMINSIGHT

LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Original Patent. A glimpse of history today.

LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Original Patent

What was the information included in the original LEGO SERIOUS PLAY patent description? See below the records of the US patent no. 20020103774 A1, filed on 30 Jan 2001, issued on 1 Aug 2002 to EXECUTIVE DISCOVERY HOLDING CO., INC., DENMARK (subsidiary of LEGO). Method and materials for encouraging creative thinking, planning or decision making A program, method and materials for enhancing creative thinking, communication, decision-making and strategic planning. Comment LEGO a réinventé les 4P du marketing. Stratégie Le 19/12/2014.

Comment LEGO a réinventé les 4P du marketing

LEGO Serious Play - the basics. LEGO® Serious Play® — For Managers. Elevator Pitch: LEGO® Serious Play® — Strategic Decision Making & Pr… Manufacturing Global. As LEGO takes the title for World’s Most Powerful Brand, Manufacturing Global goes behind the scenes and unveils how the little blocks of creative joy are made.

Manufacturing Global

How LEGO is made: It all starts with tiny plastic granules. Trucks filled with granules drive up to the LEGO factory where giant hoses suck up the granules and then dump them into three-storey high metal silos (storage towers). There are 14 silos and each one can hold up to 33 tonnes of granules. From the silos, the plastic granules are fed down pipes to the moulding machines. Therapist Encouraging Top Business Executives to Play with Lego. An interesting post from Get West London about the use of Lego Serious Play in therapy A Harefield woman is among a new breed of therapists encouraging grown men and women to stop working and start playing – specifically with Lego. Jane Anderson, from Shelley Lane, has been a neuro-linguistic programming practitioner for five years, but over the past 14 months has been concentrating on a new form of therapy for adults which is almost child’s play.

Mrs Anderson, 48, uses Lego to help top business executives make positive changes in communication and also during problem-solving for teams and individuals. Serious Play Home. Build your way to better business – a powerful tool designed to enhance innovation and business performance Tap into the hidden expertise of your organization. Lego Serious Play at CERN, Challenge Based innovation. CBi is the latest iteration of an evolving experiment at CERN in Geneva. The CBi acronym stands for “Challenge Based innovation”, and the experiment pulls in students from several countries and multiple disciplines. Descriptive, Creative and Challenging Imagination. You may have heard about three kinds of imagination: descriptive, creative and challenging.

Roos & Victor introduced those three types of imagination in their 1999 EMJ paper “Towards a New Model of Strategy-making as Serious Play“. The first type of imagination is descriptive imagination. It focuses on seeing the world out there as it is. Describing it with our words, drawings or building the concepts with bricks. Most synthetic tools that consultants use help us better capture the world through description.The second type of imagination is creative imagination.

When you are dealing with Lego Serious Play facilitation then the typology of imagination was most probably introduced to you as one of the cornerstones of facilitation concepts on how to encourage different participants to become more active in discussions. The reason is that conventional wisdom only leads us to understanding imagination as only a creative act. The roots of categorizing imagination are much deeper.

The Book, the Spirit, the Experience. Oasis, représenté et expliqué en LEGO. Pôle Numérique - Le projet européen Oasis. - Comment garantir une protection juridique des données correspondant au droit français et européen avec les technologies du cloud ? - Comment garantir une indépendance de l’usager vis à vis des services tout en créant les conditions favorables à leur développement ? - Comment favoriser la création d’un « bien commun » de données et garantissant une accessibilité identique pour tous les utilisateurs ? C’est pour répondre aux enjeux et à ces questions, en prenant en compte les dernières évolutions majeures des technologies et des usages numériques, que le projet européen OASIS a été retenu par la Commission européenne en 2012.

Cette plate-forme très innovante met en avant l’éthique d’une politique numérique tournée vers le respect des droits de chacun (formats ouverts, interopérabilité des services, open data sharing, biens communs numériques,...). 4 types d’usagers se croiseront sur cette plate-forme. Serious Play Starter Kit Detailed Contents.

Lego Serious Play and Business Modelling. In the light of upcoming training on combining Lego Serious Play methodology with Business Model Canvas – Serious Play Pro community members have come to ask what is this all about. I suggest that Per Kristiansen and Michel Cloosterman may comment about further practical details, but I will kick off the discussion about the core concepts. Business Model Generation and Lego Serious Play combo There have been a number of attempts to combine visual thinking with other tools. Graphic facilitation hand in hand with world cafe.

Gamification solutions with analytical tools. Use of Lego Serious Play in Mexican Classrooms. LWs: A video from Palestine. Lego Serious Play at a Job Interview. Today, I want to share with you a fantastic experience helping a Human Resource department with job interviews. In my years of experience I participated in a few job interviews and always had the feeling that I am getting ‘prepared’ answers.

With all the information we have in the internet, it is not very difficult to find the answers that any hiring manager is looking for. I don’t have a very traditional approach when I run interviews. With the time, I tried always to put the interviewee out of the comfort zone with some ‘crazy’ questions to get real answers. Another challenge is evaluating soft skills? Hence – I started to discuss about it with the Human Resource team, and I found that people with +10 years of experiences doing interviews had the same concerns.

The process was simple. Facilitator asks a questionInterviewee builds a model and tells a story about the modelInterviewers asks additional questions about the modelNeither are allowed to talk ‘outside the model’ Brickset: LEGO set guide and database. LEGO Foundation LEGO Foundation - Research & Learning - Foundation Research - Cultures of Creativity. Eduardo O.E.M.C. Chaves Play and Learning: One Brazilian’s View We human beings, have two basic tasks when we are born: one, immediate and extremely urgent; the other, long term. The first of these two tasks is to survive. We are all born, as it were, prematurely and ill-equipped to live. Click to download the full essay.

LEGO_SERIOUS_PLAY_OpenSource_14mb.pdf. Representing Identities (Part 2: Findings) Representing Identities (Part 1: Method) Micro LEGO Serious Play: How small can a useful tool for thinking be? LEGO Serious Play is a way of using LEGO bricks to express feelings and ideas. It is used by adults (mostly), to collaborate and discuss relationships and concepts. The building is done in metaphors – which might sound odd at first, but our research shows that almost anyone can pick it up. The process offers a unique and powerful way for people to exchange ideas. I have a long-standing interest in the idea that, if you give people the opportunity to be creative and make things, they can often communicate more fully and more thoughtfully than they might do just through talking.

Lego and Gender Issues Article from BBC News Magazine. Tom De Castella has written for BBC News Magazine a story about Lego’s moves on gender stereotypes. Top Ten Reasons to use LEGO Serious Play. Science of LEGO Serious Play (LSP) The bricks that keep building - Features – N by Norwegian. There are over 400 billion pieces of Lego in existence. That’s more than 80 interlocking Lego toy parts for every person on the planet. Lego now exists on our iPhones and game consoles; and when the trailer went up for The Lego Movie, released early next year, starring Will Ferrell and Morgan Freeman, six million people saw it in the first week.

However, just 10 years ago the Danish company behind this massive global phenomenon was on the verge of going bust. “In 2003, Lego was universally acclaimed as the greatest toy of the 20th century,” says David Robertson, the author of Brick by Brick, a book on the business behind Lego, “yet the toymaker was months away from insolvency.” How, exactly, did the Billund-based company go from near-collapse to last year becoming the world’s most valuable toy company, with a value of US$14.6 billion (NOK87 billion), after profit increases of more than 40 per cent every year for the past five years? Now Playing: Media For A Playful Planet. MIT Researchers Use Legos To Solve Real-Life Problems. CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – From the blockbuster movie, to the new Legoland Discovery Center opening in Somerville at the end of the month, the old school children’s toy is a modern day hit. Across the river in Cambridge, there is evidence that Legos are also a hit with researchers.

It turns out, the brainiest of the brainiacs at MIT are also Legomaniacs. Ira Winder is a researcher and project manager of CityScience at the MIT Media Lab. He’s using Legos to study the “walkability” of a city. MIT’s Lego version of Kendall Square in Cambridge. Digital Designer Virtual Building Software. Trivium. Serious Play Pro. LEGO SERIOUS PLAY - BUILD YOUR WAY TO BETTER BUSINESS.