Mental model Game pitch #1


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This is the presentation used by Henna Monkey on the 1st ever pitch about the Monkey Business Mental Model Game. Pitch was done in the Hub SoMa / San Francisco, for Spanish business development company

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Mental model Game pitch #1

  1. 1. Mental Model Game Share & form thinking.
  2. 2. What is a Mental Model Game? It’s a collection of questions that help us to discover the Mental Models ofourselves and the members of our team. Monkey Business Idea Slides
  3. 3. What’s the difference between a superhero and an average person? Mental Model of success?What’s yourmental model about an artist? Mental Model of the perfect pitch? Monkey Business Idea Slides
  4. 4. Spin wheel dictates how to work on the questions: Alone In pairs Whole team dialogue As a small group Monkey Business Idea Slides
  5. 5. Why is it important to talk about Mental Models?“Although people do not (always) behave congruently withtheir espoused theories (what they say), they do behavecongruently with their theories-in-use (their mental models).”-  Chris Argyris, Harward professor of organisational behaviur, learning and education“Mental models are deeply held internal images of how theworld works, images that limit us to familiar ways of thinkingand acting. Very often, we are not consciously aware of ourmental models or the effects they have on our behavior.”-  Peter Senge, MIT senior Professor and author of The Fifth Discipline Monkey Business Idea Slides
  6. 6. Why this game is going to work?Everyone thinks uniquely and wants to be noticed, heard and understood.To discover, listen, and act with everyone’s thinking you need time and understanding. Mental Model Game helps you to share and create thoughts with your team. In real time. Monkey Business Idea Slides
  7. 7. References100 organizations / 1500 people playing Finland,Sweden, Germany, and Brazil over the past 3 years“The secret of this game are the questions about MentalModels. Those questions make you speak from your heart andtell what you think so the conversation goes effortlessly toan interesting level.”- Antti Virolainen, Aalto University / Avoin Yritys /”I wonder what would happen if everyone played this game…world peace?” – Riikka Pellikka, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland Monkey Business Idea Slides
  8. 8. The next steps? Next 2 Now Next 1 40 € / board game on shops Mobile app & Web game Basic version 0 €, aiming to reach a 1500 € - 2000 € + critical mass of userscosts / Facilitatedgame day / session Extra parts for charge: -  hemed question package 4,90 € ? t -  themed spin wheel 4,90 € ? -  acilitators 1500 € - 2000 € + costs F Monkey Business Idea Slides
  9. 9. Next needs we have?Investment on developing mobile app & we game & board designLearning about creating a game and about Mental Models frompsychologists and educators – background of ours comes frompractice and business, it’s not academic, so we can learn People - developer and psychologists – since we are not thosepeople we eed a developer in our team to develop this project Monkey Business Idea Slides
  10. 10. Team & history• 2006 we created this idea in a Team Academy Finland’sCreative Intellingence & Flexibility –training programcoached by Timo Lehtonen. It was a team of 10 thereinnovating, and we had a task of creating a game - this wasthe outcome• 2008 we started to sell this idea as a partial content ofMonkey Business coaching sessions• 2010 we created a product out of this idea and started tosell only Mental Model Game sessions • 2011 we keep on building this product & recruiting people• 2020 …World Peace Game! Monkey Business Idea Slides
  11. 11. This is it. Thank you for listening and feel free to discover or challenge your Mental Models with us from now on! Contact Henna Kääriäinen +358 44 524 8472 Monkey Business Idea Slides