Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation: "You complete me"
What’s a ‘black hat core drive’ and why do you need to know?
Effective gamification uses complementary core drives strategically. Convey urgency, scarcity and loss potential with black hat motivators. Drive development, achievement and meaning with white...
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...
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.
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.
Gamification inspiring financial upliftment
As you’ve probably noticed from my most recent blogs, I’ve been going through a bit of a personal wellness journey, using gamification to help me improve my overall health and fitness.
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...
Does gamification really enhance employee performance?
Businesses continue to look for ways in which their employees may become more effective. This is often bundled with a desire for more engagement and it all boils down to a workforce that is more...