Gamification in a contact centre
July 16, 2020

4 Myths about gamification in contact centres busted

Gamification in contact centres can accomplish so much more than simply drive performance. It humanises the work experience and makes the hard stuff fun.

Motivating learners
June 17, 2020

Motivating learners with gamification and rewards

Necessity is the mother of invention. YEE-HAW!

Breaking bad habits
May 14, 2020

The skinny on breaking bad habits in the workplace with gamification

Breaking bad habits is much easier with gamification in the mix and you can use it to supercharge your workforce when you do it right.

Sales team performance
March 10, 2020

3 Ways to improve sales team performance with gamification

Mixing it up and improving sales with gamification

keep employees engaged
February 4, 2020

How to keep employees engaged with gamification

There’s no shortcut to the promised land of employee engagement, but gamification can get you moving in the right direction.

Unite your workforce
January 7, 2020

The human factors that unite your workforce

Your multi-generational workforce may have vastly different and even opposing needs and values. But gamification is a force for engaging and unifying them for success.

extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
June 20, 2019

Understand extrinsic and intrinsic motivation like a boss

Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation: "You complete me"

motivate millennials
June 6, 2019

Does gamification only motivate Millennials?

Gamified solutions appeal to a multi-generational workforce. Baby Boomers and Gen X-Y-Z all stay engaged with work through applied game theory and mechanics.

April 11, 2019

Born to compete

Gamification works because it taps into the powerful and instinctive drive that is our love of competition. We propose harnessing this innate human characteristic for social good. Are you in?

badges are effective gamification motivators
March 28, 2019

Why achievement badges are effective motivators

Gamification and engagement solutions that work! Motivate your employees to learn new skills or engage with something new and unfamiliar. Acknowledge accomplishment and proficiency by awarding...

March 7, 2019

The science of using collectables in gamification

Using collection sets in gamification sustains engagement and taps into a deep-rooted human drive to collect and acquire things.

future of gamification
February 19, 2019

Is this gamification’s endgame? The future of gamification.

For as long as gamification has been around, experts have been predicting its demise. Instead of planning a funeral, we propose a reboot. Move over gamification. Hello Motivational Design.

A new take on gamification
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.

September 25, 2018

It’s all in the brain: Gamification neurochemistry 101

We now know that the brain is triggered and motivated like clockwork. Understanding a (teeny) bit about the main neurotransmitters is key to getting gamification right.

changing habits
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...

gamification in business
July 25, 2018

Can gamification impact a wellness culture?

In a previous blog article, Fun vs performance, I talked about how Gamification can influence performance and illustrated my point with the formula  “F+E2 = P (Fun plus engagement squared equals...

player types
May 3, 2018

Know the player, know the game. The 6 player types in game design.

The six player types, which were initially developed using the Bartles model in 1996 and then refined by Marczewski in 2015 form a vital part of the key messages found throughout our blog.