The Science Of ...

How playing board games (we’re not kidding!) can make your business victorious

Richard Mulholland started his career as a Rock music roadie, operating lights for bands such as Iron Maiden and Def Leppard.

Today he’s the owner of Missing Link, South Africa’s largest presentation firm.

Mulholland, a highly regarded speaker, regularly addresses South Africa’s largest corporations and guest lectures on courses for The Cape Graduate School of Business (GSB), and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

He’s a board game junkie.

And he reckons you should be one too, if you want your business to succeed.

Say what?!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Mulholland for his weekly “The Science Of” feature.

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

I realised… if I played games the way I run my company I’d never win… I played my business to not lose…

Richard Mulholland, Missing Link

The ‘victory condition’ is the condition on which I measure your success, or failure… Businesses struggle with this...

Richard Mulholland, Missing Link

I have 900 board games… There’ll be 3000 games released this year…

Richard Mulholland, Missing Link

You don’t need gamification in your business…

Richard Mulholland, Missing Link

Click here (then “like” the page) to follow Bruce on Facebook.

Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Happy 100th birthday, Landbouweekblad!

Happy 100th birthday, Landbouweekblad!

Bruce Whitfield interviews Chris Burgess, Editor-in-chief at Landbouweekblad, South Africa’s legendary magazine about farming.

The story of Marcel’s 'better than sex' frozen yoghurt

The story of Marcel’s 'better than sex' frozen yoghurt

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Nicole Westwig, Managing Director at Marcel's.

How to stop them from stealing your idea (by Ubuntu Baba's lawyer)

How to stop them from stealing your idea (by Ubuntu Baba's lawyer)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Andrew Papadopoulos, Trade Mark Attorney at KISCH IP.

Robots made in our image are requiring less and less human intervention to learn

Robots made in our image are requiring less and less human intervention to learn

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Jared Molko, a former employee at Google.

How to quit your job so you can follow your dream

How to quit your job so you can follow your dream

Ever dreamt of just doing it? You may want a few pointers from someone who did. Meet Callan Williamson of Tortilla Modern Mexican.

Take a look inside BMW South Africa’s high-tech X3 producing factory

Take a look inside BMW South Africa’s high-tech X3 producing factory

The Rosslyn plant makes 15 BMW X3 SUVs per hour for export around the world. Bruce Whitfield interviews BMW SA's, Tim Abbott.

Popular articles
[WATCH] A group of men load impala carcass in taxi at Kruger National Park

[WATCH] A group of men load impala carcass in taxi at Kruger National Park

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Journalist describes two "bulls" within the ANC - Magashule vs Ramaphosa

Journalist describes two "bulls" within the ANC - Magashule vs Ramaphosa

Veteran journalist and columnist Sam Mkokeli analyses the power struggles within the African National Congress.

Innovative medical glue replaces stitches and staples

Innovative medical glue replaces stitches and staples

Bio-Technology Ph.D. student at the Israel Institute of Technology Alona Shagan explains device similar to a standard glue gun.

[VIDEO] DA's Van Damme accuses family of racism, V&A Waterfront apologises

[VIDEO] DA's Van Damme accuses family of racism, V&A Waterfront apologises

The Democratic Alliance MP claims she was subjected to a racist tirade at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront and wants action taken.

I’ve never seen anything like this! – Simon Brown on Old Mutual vs Peter Moyo

I’ve never seen anything like this! – Simon Brown on Old Mutual vs Peter Moyo

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Simon Brown, Financial Educator at Just One Lap.

[WATCH] Volkswagen’s new feel-good Kombi ad 'Cupcake Boss' is brilliant

[WATCH] Volkswagen’s new feel-good Kombi ad 'Cupcake Boss' is brilliant

Advertisers traditionally warn against working with children. In this ad it works beautifully, says ad expert Andy Rice.

Court orders Gupta-linked Trillian to pay back R600 million to Eskom

Court orders Gupta-linked Trillian to pay back R600 million to Eskom

It also ordered the company to pay for all the costs of the application. Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN’s Clement Manyathela.

Comparing milk prices across Africa suggests the rand may get stronger

Comparing milk prices across Africa suggests the rand may get stronger

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Neville Mandimika, Africa Strategist at Rand Merchant Bank.

Learn to invest, then watch your money grow

Learn to invest, then watch your money grow

Ray White interviews Thobelani Maphumulo, author of "Invest Your Way to Wealth".