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The #1 Piece of Advice for Companies Considering Great Game®

You may be wondering if the Great Game of Business is what your company is looking for. We've asked our All-Stars what their most crucial advice is for companies considering implementing the Great Game of Business. Here is what you need to know from the best of the best in open-book management if you're looking into implementing the Great Game. 
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Answers from our All-Stars: Describe Your GGOB Aha! Moment

Check out what drove the best of the best in open-book management to implement the Great Game as we asked companies from our 2018 All-Star Team, "Describe your Aha! moment. When did you know that the Great Game of Business was what your company needed?"  
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Answers from our All-Stars: What Motivated You to Implement the Great Game of Business?

  Check out what drove the best of the best in open-book management to implement the Great Game as we asked companies from our 2018 All-Star Team, "What motivated you to implement the Great Game of Business?"  
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ForbesBooks Radio Interview: David Stern- Practice Velocity

  At the 26th Annual Gathering of Games, we had the opportunity to host Gregg Stebben from ForbesBooks Radio as he interviewed participants from this year's conference. Check out his interview with David Stern below!     Dr. Stern is CEO of Practice Velocity, an Illinois company providing software solutions for more than 1,200 urgent care clinics in all 50 states. This software includes computer tablet-based diagnostic record systems, specialized billing systems, practice management software and a patented record template system. Stern was not always in the software business. His career began in the medical field as a physician, where he discovered the need for this specialized software in the medical field and urgent care facilities.
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ForbesBooks Radio Interview: Shawn Burcham - PFSbrands

At the 26th Annual Gathering of Games, we had the opportunity to host Gregg Stebben from ForbesBooks Radio as he interviewed participants from this year's conference. Check out his interview with Shawn Burcham below!  
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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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How Do All-Stars Sustain The Game?

May 15, 2018 by Donna Petiford 0 Comments
This is the third in our series of blogs on the Annual Gathering of Games, the world's largest conference on open-book management.  This year marks the 26th anniversary of the event, which attracts business leaders from companies of all sizes, in all industries, from all over the world, who recognize that they can transform their businesses by valuing and elevating their greatest resource: their employees.  These articles are written by Great Game® employees to highlight some of the highest rated sessions at the 2017 conference.  We hope to give you a flavor of the content-rich sessions that can be found at The Gathering of Games.  Click the link below to hear the entire audio recording from this breakout session.   
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Gathering Highlights | How Having Hope Helps

Apr 4, 2018 by Steve Baker 0 Comments
This is the first in our series of weekly blogs on the Annual Gathering of Games, the world's largest conference on open-book management.  This year marks the 26th anniversary of the event, which attracts business leaders from companies of all sizes, in all industries, from all over the world, who recognize that they can transform their businesses by valuing and elevating their greatest resource: their employees.  These articles are written by Great Game employees to highlight some of the highest rated sessions at the 2017 conference.  We hope to give you a flavor of the content-rich sessions that can be found at The Gathering of Games.  Click the link below to hear the entire audio recording from this breakout session. 
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The 25th Annual Gathering of Games All-Star Winners

Every year at The Annual Gathering of Games we celebrate practitioners of open-book management with the All-Star Awards. This year we celebrated the 17th All-Star Awards, and had a great pool of nominees. It was not easy to decide this year between the nominees by any means! Without further ado, here are 2017’s All-Star Winners:
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The Great Game Changed Our Culture and Business

We are humbled and honored to be inducted into the Great Game of Business All-Star Hall of Fame. GGOB has changed the way we do business, but that is secondary to the sense of pride, ownership and resilience that has come from playing the Game. Our team member’s reflections on how our work culture has changed say it best.  
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24th Annual Gathering of Games All-Star Awards

At the 24th Annual Gathering of Games Conference, The Great Game of Business celebrated the 16th Annual All-Star Awards. These prestigious awards recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements of companies from around the globe that have fully embraced the principles of open-book management and The Great Game of Business, and have demonstrated outstanding results.
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23rd Annual Gathering of Games Award Nominees and Winners

This year's 23rd annual Gathering of Games honored several organizations for their outstanding work as Great Game of Business practitioners.
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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.