Playing your hand in Business
An entertaining team activity based on Poker Game Theory!
This team activity definitely improves the morale, camaraderie and performance of any team.
This corporate entertainment event gives the team an advantageous insight into business interaction by delivering the unexpected and creating new realities through enhanced awareness of the "market environment" and the strategic ART OF POKER with interactive teambuilding beyond team building.
Poker stirs up images of the suave James Bond Character with the hottest girls on his arm, who is cucumber cool as he wagers millions on his hand of cards!
Poker Face is a social event designed to provide team building with a structured and organised approach to having some fun & playing hard.
This corporate entertainment event is suitable for colleagues, clients, industry networks who will find this up-market and fashionable entertainment event easy-going through fun, yet challenging team building facilitation.
Today's business world has become far more complex and in sales everything has become about relationships and understanding who your business players are.
- Who is your client?
- Who is your Supplier?
- Who are your competition?
Even though you might say that much of today's sales is more reliant on the internet and other media like emails and sms, everyone is trying to gather information about who their client is, getting his contact details, allocating and categorising him or her to market profiles. In your own personal capacity, it is quite feasible that you get more birthday wishes and congratulations from businesses you deal with than actual friends and family. So although business has become more marketable to the masses in these technological times, it is still about how to create great relationships and knowing the players you are dealing with.
More and more we are finding that the most essential skills in business are those people skills that can be so elusive. Before attempting business interaction within any relationship; it's in your interest to understand what that other person might be thinking, and more importantly, how this thinking can affect the relationship.
In a nutshell, the soft skill techniques involved in building good relationships are critically important whenever people interact in business. The skills must be applied whenever one wishes to be successful in securing the "big deal"; leaving a negotiation with other parties feeling a "win-win" outcome; or introducing change involve your team, clients or anyone else you do business with.
This is a world class strategic thinking program utilising poker as the vehicle.
You're feeling like a million bucks at a poker table, trying to read and think through what the other players have in their poker hands. Your decisions are not only based on your personal emotions, but also on the image, actions, words and potential strategies of the others.
Simply, that's what we do. This activity teaches you the economic and financial principles of Business Environment Awareness - and how to apply these concepts in business - through TEXAS HOLDEM POKER.
You don't even have to know what hand beats what in poker - we even teach you the official poker rules, but from a strategic angle – one that gives you the winning edge! This social event opens people's minds to looking at the bigger picture in business OWNERSHIP MENTALITY.
People begin to assess the strength of their position based on various environmental factors:
- What is the probability/ percentage of the dealer turning cards you need to improve your hand based on a simple mathematical calculation?
- What is the size of the pot? And is it worth it – Risk vs. Reward.
- What do you think he has based on how he has played his bets?
- Who is the main competition at the table?
- What does he think you have?
- What does he think you think he has?
- What financial position is he in?
- What financial position are you in?
- What is the price of the bet?
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. Josh Billings
If you know Poker then you know people: and if you know people then you've got the whole world lined up in your sights Brett Maverick
This entertaining social event is ideally suited for an evening of social interaction but this corporate entertainment event can essentially be held at any time and it is available all around the country. There is strictly no actual financial gambling involved in this team activity whatsoever, so we provide an environment of stress free poker.
BECAUSE THERE IS NO REAL MONEY INVOLVED IT MEANS THAT IT'S ALL FUN! BUT JUST BECAUSE THERE'S NO MONEY, DOESN'T MEAN THERE IS NOTHING AT STAKE!
We will, however, ensure a professional event, giving you the thrill and excitement of live high stakes poker games! Why not treat your team or clients to a wonderfully memorable evening of stimulating conversation, brain straining strategies and a classy social event? Poker has been used though out history as relationship building tools by presidents, generals and masters of industry and commerce.
Why not get closer for longer than you could on a golf course?
If you need assistance with selecting which hotel or conference center to book, Movers & Shakers offers a complimentary venue booking and liaison service to their clients. We do this corporate entertainment event in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Western Cape, Mpumalanga and the Free State and also in more remote regions of South Africa. In fact we probably have a tame venue wherever you choose to go.
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