1049. The Power of Video Games to Bring Remote Workers Together
“One of the things that bothered me about Motorola was, no matter what we worked on, we never felt like it made any difference to anybody. But when I moved to a video game company, the distance between an engineer’s effort and a customer’s happiness was immediate. Everyone on the team could do something that mattered to a client. They could do something to make the game more fun. They could make it less irritating. It was like everybody understood the connection between their personal effort and the outcome for a consumer. Recruiting employees there was easy because people want to make a difference–and it’s a cool job! We ended up making some phenomenally successful games because our people really cared about getting it right for our customers.”
Scott Novis is the founder of Bravous, a company that is helping businesses with remote teams increase retention by hosting fun workshops that improve culture and team-health. Scott comes from an eclectic background of professional influences: he has two engineering degrees, spent decades as a video game executive, and worked as a Disney executive before leaving to found GameTruck, the leading national franchise company best known for its video game birthday parties.
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