StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™
StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ is an interactive, strategic tool based on systems-thinking and developed specifically to find answers to issues through creative problem solving and improved communication.
This facilitated process allows workshop participants to build with bricks and use models as business metaphors in order to gain a more in-depth understanding of their challenges.
At the final building stages, the facilitator leads the group through a process of scenario testing to look at the agents and risks that could affect their business landscapes. This process creates a safe environment for each participant to engage in thinking, testing and planning that is highly visual and interactive.
The StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ process takes intangible concepts and brings them into the present – where concrete ideas can be tested, and solutions can be changed as needed. Once teams develop a clear and accurate mental model, they can develop goals and create action plans that can be immediately implemented.
Thinking through your fingers
StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ is a hands-on problem-solving process to engage groups in strategic thinking. The process helps participants tell powerful stories, uncover knowledge at a deeper level, and develop accurate models representing the project.
The LEGO® models become artifacts that contain complex organizational information.
Strategic PlayStrategicPlay® is used for complex issues wheres explore their individual and collective identities and values and develop a shared team language through metaphors and storytelling. It combines play, constructivism, and imagination to bring group ambitions forward.
Involving and engagin creates ownership
StrategicPlay® with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ process not only helps people look at issues in a clearer and deeper way, it also helps create ownership because workshop participants are highly engaged and motivated about the business models they are creating together. Research has shown that this kind of emotional involvement is the key to lasting change.
With StrategicPlay® LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ you can:
- increase understanding about project issues (especially in the beginning
- learn about individual, team and organizational identities
- better assess success and risk factors
- rapidly prototype and test scenarios in the project’s later stages