Origins of Gratitude Games

Interview with founder of Gratitude Games, Michael Jay Moon. Interviewed on 25 April 2019 by Anne Sagendorph Moon, co-founder and wife of Michael

3/ What did you do first?

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Small simple changes First, I did a number of simple things, the kind of things everyone reads about: journaling, saying out loud words of appreciation

Gratitude in the Workplace

Essential protocols for creating a culture of high performance, thoughtful feedback, and pervasive gratitude

Interview with founder of Gratitude Games, Michael Jay Moon. Interviewed on 15 July 2019 by Anne Sagendorph Moon, co-founder and wife of Michael

1.1/ Corporate Gameboards

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Corporations are and will remain the dominant mechanism for organizing our society.  Corporations have the tallest buildings in most cities around the world, control most

1.3/ Learning Second Languages

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In part my growing appreciation for language learning came from an ill-fated startup, one that I helped screw up. Our startup intended to assist adult

1.4/ Coaching Entrepreneurs

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I’ve worked as a mentor, advisor, and coach to more than 25 seedling startups, six or so small businesses and four corporate incubators. I bring

2/ Gratitude Protocols in startups

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WHAT ARE EXAMPLES OF ACTUAL GRATITUDE PROTOCOLS USED IN A WORKPLACE? Let’s talk about weekly management meetings, position agreements, strengths-based management, weekly check-in meetings, and

2.2/ Position Agreements

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I based my version of Position Agreements on the book E-Myth Mastery by Michael Gerber. I modernized Gerber's concept of a position agreement to reflect

2.4 Strengths-based Management

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In my work with small business owners and startup founders, I have them institute the protocol where managers have one-on-one check-in meetings each employee. Again,

2.6/ Feature Friday’s

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I first learned about Feature Friday’s from the CTO of In a presentation on using the principles of the Lean Startup, he explains how

3/ Game of Strengths

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HOW DOES STRENGTHS-BASED MANAGEMENT RETAIN THE BEST EMPLOYEES? Well, strengths-based management is a small part of a larger system of performance management that includes role-specific

4/ Gratitude and HR

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HOW DOES GRATITUDE WORK FOR HR FOLKS? You know I discussed that with a lot of people, startup CEOs, business advisors, HR executives, and other

5/ Start Here

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OKAY, HOW CAN WE START? I suggest that you start in the middle of it all, you know, wherever you go, there you are. So

6/ Conclusion

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ANY LAST THOUGHTS ABOUT BRINGING GRATITUDE INTO THE WORKPLACE? I’d like to conclude with a new take on an old French saying about the more