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  • 00:31

    Designing a Successful Gamification Project

    in Business

    Designing a Successful Gamified Project can be hard work. But, I also know that it will be a lot of fun, not only for you, but ultimately for your end users, “your players.”


    On this week's program we start where every gamified project should start, and that is with your business objectives. Your homework for this week will be to identify:



    What are your measurable business objectives?
    Why are you gamifying this project or process?
    How will Gamification help you to achieve your objectives?


    Monica will divide your objectives into two categories and give you 10 areas that are a good fit for gamification within your organization. You'll learn how to measre customer engagement and decide which metrics are most relevant for you.


    To guarantee your success... review the four things you should consider before starting any gamification project and learn how to take baby steps before leaping into a complex project.


    About Your Host:  A gamification keynote speaker and curriculum designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the World by UK-Based Leaderboarded. She is the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification used in the corporate environment. Connect with Monica (@monicacornetti) www.monicacornetti.com

  • 00:34

    Thiagi - Games and Gamification: Unraveling the Terminology

    in Business

    Most people are confused about different terms associated with games and gamification. If you are one of them, you are likely to confuse your clients, participants, and audience members. Untangle the terminology so you can clearly communicate what you do and what you can do for others.


    This week Thiagi and Monica will discuss how to:



    Avoid confusion and misunderstanding when talking about games and gamification to your clients and participants.
    Confidently differentiate between games and gamification and among different types of games and different types of gamification.
    Specify different elements of games and different elements of gamification. Select the most appropriate elements to achieve a specific goal.
    Clearly compare and contrast game design and gamification design. Identify the important similarities and differences between these two strategies.


    About Thiagi:  Dr. Sivasailam (Thiagi) Thiagarajan was born in Chennai, India and has lived most of his life in Bloomington, Indiana. An expert in the area of game design, Thiagi has designed more than 400 training games and simulation and has written 40 books on the subject. He has conducted workshops on interactive training in 25 different countries around the world. Connect with Thiage - www.thiagi.com, @thiagi


    About Your Host: A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK-based Leaderboarded. Monica’s niche is gamification techniques that can be used within the corporate talent development environment. Connect with Monica @monicacornetti. www.monicacornetti.com and www.sententiagames.com

  • 00:32

    An Coppens - Using Gamification to Create Immersive Learning Communities

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    Learning communities—when done well—create a collaborative environment where learners thrive, contributors do their best work, and fosters learning that can be applied to tackle complex real-world issues.


    This week my guest, Gamification Guru An Coppens, and I delve into how to create a Gamified Learning Community and that advances these types of immersive experiences.


    With an extensive background in eLearning, An has earned a reputation for bringing solid gamification strategy and fun to create more enriching learning experiences. Today you’ll learn how to stretch your thinking about the value of adding a Learning Community into your organization’s talent development plan.


    About An Coppens:  An Coppens is the Chief Game Changer at Gamification Nation Ltd, where the vision is to make business and learning more fun and engaging. She is an award winning business coach, learning & development professional, author and speaker. An offers gamification design services and online learning programs designed to encourage winning behaviors and improve business results in sales, recruitment, learning and productivity. Connect with An at:  www.gamificationnation.com


    About your host:  A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK-based Leaderboarded. She hosts a weekly Gamification Talk Radio program, as well as author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification techniques that can be used within the corporate talent development environment. Connect with Monica Twitter @monicacornetti. Website: www.monicacornetti.com

  • 00:32

    Thiagi - Games and Gamification Part 2

    in Business

    This week Thiagi and Monica continue their discussion on how to:



    Avoid confusion and misunderstanding when talking about games and gamification to your clients and participants.
    Confidently differentiate between games and gamification and among different types of games and different types of gamification.
    Specify different elements of games and different elements of gamification. Select the most appropriate elements to achieve a specific goal.
    Clearly compare and contrast game design and gamification design. Identify the important similarities and differences between these two strategies.


    Listen in and join Monica in taking the Thiagi Jolt Challenge of the Day


    About Thiagi:  Dr. Sivasailam (Thiagi) Thiagarajan was born in Chennai, India and has lived most of his life in Bloomington, Indiana. An expert in the area of game design, Thiagi has designed more than 400 training games and simulation and has written 40 books on the subject. He has conducted workshops on interactive training in 25 different countries around the world. Connect with Thiage - www.thiagi.com, @thiagi


    About Your Host: A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK-based Leaderboarded. Monica’s niche is gamification techniques that can be used within the corporate talent development environment. Connect with Monica @monicacornetti. www.monicacornetti.com and www.sententiagames.com

  • 00:30

    Managing Millennials with Gamification

    in Business

    With Low-Tech Gamification Guru Monica Cornetti


    Is your organization ready for the gamers?


    Join me as I review my observations and feedback from leaders, managers, HR professionals, and participants about Managing Generational Differences with gamification:



    The implications of the increase in narcissism levels of today new worker could have on their workforce
    The personality traits of members of each generational cohort
    How generational cohort differences manifest in the work behaviors of individual team members
    The lengths employers feel they need to go to in order to keep members of the gamer generation satisfied
    How to praise properly without overdoing it


    Generational differences in members of your team can manifest in the workplace, and look at generational definition of work, on the job assets, on the job liabilities, and preferences.


    Make and share a basic action plan of how managers can use gamification to improve results and reduce conflict created by generational diversity in your organization.


    Hosted by Monica Cornetti:


    A gamification keynote speaker and curriculum designer, Monica Cornetti is ranked as a Top 25 Gamification Guru in the world by UK based Leaderboarded. She hosts a weekly Gamification Talk Radio program, as well as author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is non-technical gamification techniques that can be used in the corporate training environment. 

  • 00:29

    Is Gamification the NEW Normal?

    in Business

    With recognized Gamification Guru Monica Cornetti.


    Are you trying to motivate people and move them to action? Why not turn what you want people to do into a game?


    If your employees were born after 1971 then Gamification is the NEW normal! Discover how “gamification” can transform your traditional onboarding, employee engagement, and training and development programs.


    On this week’s program we’ll:



    Introduce you to the basic concepts of gamification
    Describe how gamification works (and doesn’t work)
    Examine case studies and powerful, easy-to-implement gaming models that will increase engagement and loyalty by influencing and motivating people
    Explain why you should be interested in adding it to your HR, training, and leadership mix


    Monica has built a solid reputation for her incredibly relatable, interactive and humorous speaking style. Connect with her at www.monicacornetti.com


    Download a FREE Gamification Ebook, whitepaper, and video at www.monicacornetti.com/gamification

  • 00:33

    Dutch Driver - Open Mic - Gamification and the 2020 Workforce

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    A casual open mic session where Dutch turns the tables on Monica and interviews her about gamification and the 2020 workforce.


    About Dutch Driver: Dutch's 15+ years in organization development embraces a broad-reach of sectors; chiefly in Aerospace, the Federal government, Healthcare, Higher Education and non-profits. He is a NASA certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Scrum Master in the Agile project management process, certified at Master Level III in Gamification, and certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator provider. He holds a B.A. degree from McMurry University and a M.A. degree from Texas A&M University.


    About your host:  A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the world by UK-based Leaderboarded. She hosts a weekly Gamification Talk Radio program, as well as author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification techniques that can be used within the corporate talent development environment. Connect with Monica Twitter @monicacornetti. Website: www.monicacornetti.com and www.sententiagames.com


     

  • 00:30

    The Right and Wrong of Game Mechanics in Gamification

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    With Special Guest Victor Manrique - a Gamification designer ranked among the top gamification experts worldwide.


    Victor and I were scheduled to come to you LIVE this week - but instead ran into time zone challenges. I didn't want you to miss his brilliance - so I'm pulling one from the archives.


    Gamification and games are different. When designing gamified systems is that game mechanics have to be slightly revamped due to the lack of pure game play.


    In today's program we'll learn whether or not we can use game mechanics in Gamification, the most effective game mechanics to use in corporate training and development, and the the 3 most important factors to take into account before designing any mechanics


    Victor will give you real life case studies of the rights and wrongs of game mechanics in gamification.


    About Victor Manrique: Victor is a Gamification designer at PlayJugo, a spanish based startup focused on helping people to achieve their personal and professional goals by playing games. He teaches gamification at the IEBS School as an Associate Professor, is the author of epicwinblog.net, and  is a key player in the design and delivery of the Iversity Gamification Design MOOC. Connect with Victor at www.epicwinblog.net


    About Your Host:  A gamification keynote speaker and curriculum designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as the #1 Gamification Guru in the World by UK-Based Leaderboarded. She is the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is gamification used in the corporate environment. Connect with Monica (@monicacornetti) www.monicacornetti.com

  • 00:32

    An Coppens - Gamification to Engage Women

    in Business

    With special guest An Coppens.


    The games industry just like technology, has been very male dominated and often not very female friendly. With Gamification in enterprise however we need to appeal to both genders. Today you'll learn what the key differences are in motivation between genders in the workplace, how women subtly differ from men in decision making and competition, and the top tips in engaging the women in your workplace.


    BONUS - An will share with you an example of a marketing campaign that appeals to both sexes.


    About An Coppens: An is the Chief Game Changer at Gamification Nation Ltd, where the vision is to make business and learning more fun and engaging. She is an award winning business coach, learning & development professional, author and speaker. With Gamification Nation, An offers gamification design services and online learning programs which are designed to encourage winning behaviours and improve business results in the areas of sales, recruitment, learning and productivity.


    Website: http://www.gamificationnation.com, (@GamificationNat)


    About Your Host:  A gamification keynote speaker and curriculum designer, Monica Cornetti is ranked as a Top 40 Gamification Guru in the world by UK based Leaderboarded. She hosts a weekly Gamification Talk Radio program, as well as author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is non-technical gamification used in the corporate environment. Connect with Monica (@monicacornetti) www.monicacornetti.com

  • 00:31

    Gamification and Education Design

    in Business

    Gamification and Education Design: How to Use Seven Learning Styles to Engage Each Generation in Your Organization
    With Special Guest  - the "Generational Guru" – Anne Loehr
    In this episode of Gamification Talk Radio, we will discuss the Seven Learning Styles and how to use them effectively with the different generations in your workforce. You’ll learn what makes each generation tick and how to create educational materials, with the use of Gamification that will engage each generation.
    We’ll answer your questions about:
    What are the Seven Learning Styles and are they specific to certain generations? Who are the different generations in the workplace and how do we understand them? What can we do to motivate and engage each generation? How can we use Gamification when designing training that engages each generation?  
    About Anne:
    Named the "Generational Guru" by The Washington Post, Anne’s work has been featured in Newsweek International, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Huffington Post, National Geographic Traveler, Washingtonian and CNN Money.
    After graduating from Cornell University, Anne managed and eventually owned international, eco-friendly hotels and safari companies for over 13 years. Frustrated that she couldn't find top-quality team development programs for her 500 Kenyan employees, Anne honed these skills herself by creating her own dynamic leadership and management development programs.
    Connect with Anne:  www.anneloehr.com

  • 00:32

    Deep Dive into Gamification

    in Business

    With special guest Dutch Driver @dutch_driver


    Since July, 2013, Dutch has focused his effort and time on a deep-dive learning program for bringing playful gamification and human-centered design into the enterprise. In June, 2014 he completed the Level III Gamification certification capping off his year-long travels into the mysteries of gamification, and behavior modification.


    After spending time together at GSummit14 - I thought that you would enjoy hearing about his epic journey:



    What prompted him to take a year off for games?
    What steps did he take to begin?
    When did he cross the point of no return?
    If starting the journey all over again would he short-cut your deep-dive process?
    AND key takeaways from GSummit14


    About Dutch Driver:  Dutch's 15+ years in organization development embraces a broad-reach of sectors; chiefly in Aerospace, the Federal government, Healthcare, Higher Education and non-profits. He is a NASA certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Scrum Master in the Agile project management process, certified at Master Level III in Gamification, and certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator provider. He holds a B.A. degree from McMurry University and a M.A. degree from Texas A&M University.


    About Your Host:  A gamification keynote speaker and curriculum designer, Monica Cornetti is ranked as a Top 40 Gamification Guru in the world by UK based Leaderboarded. She hosts a weekly Gamification Talk Radio program, as well as author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica’s niche is non-technical gamification used in the corporate environment. Connect with Monica (@monicacornetti)


    www.monicacornetti.com