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26th Annual Gathering of Games All-Star Champions

  Every year at The Annual Gathering of Games, we recognize the "best of the best" in  open-book management with the All-Star Awards.  At the 26th Annual Gathering of Games, the GGOB community celebrated the 18th All-Star Team and announced this year's All-Star Champions.  Check out the flipbook to read case studies of each member of our Team, and join us in congratulating our 2018 All-Star Champions!
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Kiolbassa Uses Core Values to Celebrate First Quarter Bonuses

    Kiolbassa Smoked Meats, 2014 Great Game Rookie of the Year and subsequent All-Star Finalist, celebrated achieving their first quarter bonus in a unique way.  Instead of shaking hands and handing out bonus checks, President Michael Kiolbassa decided to send videos to the entire team during "Bonus Week" to show his appreciation for their hard work.  In addition, Mike wanted to emphasize the company’s core values and how he saw those values in action as an instrumental factor to hitting the bonus.
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About The Great Game of Business

Our approach to running a company was developed to help close one of the biggest gaps in business: the gap between managers and employees. We call our open-book approach The Great Game of Business. What lies at the heart of The Game is a very simple proposition: The best, most efficient, most profitable way to operate a business is to give everybody in the company a voice in saying how the company is run and a stake in the outcome. Let us teach you how to develop a culture of ownership, where employees think, act and feel like owners.