When you hear about role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons, you probably picture a dimly-lit basement filled with people in silly robes rolling dice, but there's much more to it than that. Not only are role-playing games incredibly fun, but they can actually teach you skills you'll use in the real world.
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Despite all the seriousness about storytelling in business, one of the secrets of why storytelling works is because at its heart, it's all about deep play. You know -- losing yourself in the story, how fun it can be to swap stories with someone, and how pleasurable/exciting storytelling can be.
We rarely talk about how enjoyable storytelling is at work, so I'm delighted to bring you this post about what we gain when involved in storytelling and gaming (storytelling is a form of game playing, BTW).
Benefits like enhanced:
- Social skills
- Problem sovling
You'll find more mentioned when you read the article. Fun is good! The post is a good thorough discussion of this. And the author Patrick Allan suggests ways you can start playing today to get those benefits rolling in. Enjoy!