ABOUT THE MATRIX
We have developed a theory of play that identifies 9 characteristics of thriving teams that fall along two intersecting axes. The 3 columns represent underlying instincts that drive individual behavior, while the 3 rows correspond to core intents of an organization's operation:
Every team is comprised of individuals who resonate with and prioritize the 9 characteristics differently. Celebrating this diversity can help teams respond to and prepare for evolving trends. Much like the scientific instrument, our "Barometer Readings" are point-in-time measurements. We welcome you to use the tool to continuously assess your areas of greatest strengths, most needed improvements, and everything in between.
Driven by sensory and emotional responses
Seeking strong connection to the purpose and people behind the work.
Driven by logical, rational activity such as planning and careful analysis.
Defining goals and metrics, as well as the skills and roles to succeed.
Driven by the need to be in motion and see measurable progress.
Identifying pathways and resources to accomplish goals and future growth.