28 min

The Hidden Link Between Gaming and Team Development with Alexandra Suchman The Optimized Workplace

    • Management

Are your team members not fully engaged with each other at work? It’s a common challenge in any workplace, but the solution might be less conventional than you might think. (Hint: It’s not team building.)
In this week’s episode, I have the pleasure of sitting down with Alexandra Suchman, CEO and co-founder of Barometer XP. Barometer XP is a company that leverages games to spark insightful conversations among team members and leaders, fostering better communication and collaboration toward shared goals.
Today, Alexandra shares Barometer XP’s innovative approach of utilizing games to transform company culture and enhance team effectiveness.
Learn how gaming addresses workplace communication issues, the science behind selecting the right games for training and professional development, and much more.
Whether you’re managing a remote team or looking to enhance employee engagement, this episode is packed with valuable insights.
Tune in now!

Key Takeaways:
Introduction (00:00)
Alex’s journey to gaming in workplaces (02:24)
Surprising insights from gaming tools (06:14)
Application of gaming experience to team development (10:21)
Addressing workplace communication issues through gaming (12:40)
The connection between employee experience and gaming impact (15:08)
How gaming helps high-potential employees develop further (17:34)
The art of game facilitation (20:52)
Game facilitation for remote teams (24:12)
Alex’s personal approach to well-being in 2024 (26:05)

Additional Resources:
Connect with Fran on LinkedIn: Connect with Fran
Follow our LinkedIn page: Aerobodies
Learn more about WellTeamCulture here: Create a cohesive-healthy work culture 
Visit our website here: Aerobodies

Follow Alexandra on LinkedIn: Alexandra Suchman
Check out Alexandra on Instagram: AlexBXPTeams
Visit Barometer XP for more information: Barometer XP Homepage

The Optimized Workplace is a podcast with the goal of providing new and unique ways for you to help your organization thrive while providing an exceptional experience for your employees and nourishing their well-being.

Ready to optimize your workplace and create a culture of well-being for your team?
👉 Book a complimentary 30-minute call with Fran: Optimize My Workplace
Be sure to follow us so you never miss an episode!

Are your team members not fully engaged with each other at work? It’s a common challenge in any workplace, but the solution might be less conventional than you might think. (Hint: It’s not team building.)
In this week’s episode, I have the pleasure of sitting down with Alexandra Suchman, CEO and co-founder of Barometer XP. Barometer XP is a company that leverages games to spark insightful conversations among team members and leaders, fostering better communication and collaboration toward shared goals.
Today, Alexandra shares Barometer XP’s innovative approach of utilizing games to transform company culture and enhance team effectiveness.
Learn how gaming addresses workplace communication issues, the science behind selecting the right games for training and professional development, and much more.
Whether you’re managing a remote team or looking to enhance employee engagement, this episode is packed with valuable insights.
Tune in now!

Key Takeaways:
Introduction (00:00)
Alex’s journey to gaming in workplaces (02:24)
Surprising insights from gaming tools (06:14)
Application of gaming experience to team development (10:21)
Addressing workplace communication issues through gaming (12:40)
The connection between employee experience and gaming impact (15:08)
How gaming helps high-potential employees develop further (17:34)
The art of game facilitation (20:52)
Game facilitation for remote teams (24:12)
Alex’s personal approach to well-being in 2024 (26:05)

Additional Resources:
Connect with Fran on LinkedIn: Connect with Fran
Follow our LinkedIn page: Aerobodies
Learn more about WellTeamCulture here: Create a cohesive-healthy work culture 
Visit our website here: Aerobodies

Follow Alexandra on LinkedIn: Alexandra Suchman
Check out Alexandra on Instagram: AlexBXPTeams
Visit Barometer XP for more information: Barometer XP Homepage

The Optimized Workplace is a podcast with the goal of providing new and unique ways for you to help your organization thrive while providing an exceptional experience for your employees and nourishing their well-being.

Ready to optimize your workplace and create a culture of well-being for your team?
👉 Book a complimentary 30-minute call with Fran: Optimize My Workplace
Be sure to follow us so you never miss an episode!

28 min