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January 24, 2019

Permission to board

Employee onboarding doesn’t get the attention it deserves at most organisations.

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January 10, 2019

Gamification show and tell

Where are you with gamification? Just getting going, researching your options, or still wondering how it works and what it can do for your business? 

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December 19, 2018

A new take on gamification

Gamification is evolving, as ever more research on motivation creates a broader reference for more purposeful, effective design. So, let’s call gamification for what it is: motivational design.

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December 13, 2018

7 interesting questions and helpful answers about gamification

Gamification is not exactly a household word just yet, but awareness of the discipline is growing as more organisations get it right and experience the benefits of a human-focused solution to...

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October 4, 2018

Hunger gamification

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Screaming toddlers don’t count, I’m talking about the essential you. What’s the intrinsic need, the raison d’etre, that moves you to get up, get out and...

TAGS:  Performance

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September 28, 2018

Caution. Feedback can be hazardous to your health.

In a long-overdue rehaul of industrial era performance management practices, a host of Fortune 500’s have ditched the annual employee performance review in favour of more frequent feedback. 

TAGS:  Performance

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September 18, 2018

Getting going with gamification

Where are you going with gamification? Do you need to energise contact centre performance? Maybe drive sales targets? Gamification can get you there. Get off to a good start with these quick tips.

TAGS:  Design

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August 31, 2018

Gamification five ways

If you still can’t quite get your head around games, game design, gamification, and what any of it has to do with your business, you’re missing a big opportunity to add huge value. Let’s review.

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August 10, 2018

Changing habits with gamification

If you’ve ever tried to break a habit, you understand the often-tormented pattern of emotions that come with the effort. The initial rationale and brave resolve, the pull of temptation, the...

TAGS:  Performance

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July 18, 2018

5 Ways to put gamification to work

The spectacular rise of gamification, from a commercial non-starter in 2002 to a USD 2.17 billion global industry in 2017 belies the persistent confusion about what it is and what it can do for...