Saturday, February 27, 2016

Open Mic Part 2 - Motivation, Mastery, and Manipulation

Monica Cornetti and Dutch Driver

Part 2 of a casual open mic session where Dutch turns the tables on Monica and interviews her about gamification. In this session we discuss:

  • The value of Gamification Hub – an online community of international gamification enthusiasts
  • Progress as a part of Mastery
  • SAPS – Status, Access, Power, Stuff
  • Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation
  • Creating habits vs. manipulation

It’s casual, it’s unedited, it’s FUN!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The 4 Mistakes Every First-Timer Makes with Gamification Design

As a gamification strategist and designer, I am excited that there is a lot of buzz around gamification in corporate learning and talent management. And at the same time I see a lot of confusion about what it really means to gamify a learning program. One thing I try to make clear is that gamification is NOT about designing a game, nor is it simply adding a way to earn points or handing out badges to your learners. It’s about finding the right motivators for your audience that promote the desired actions to achieve the desired outcomes.
So as you start your gamification strategy design, be sure to conduct a self-audit of the four common mistakes listed below – rather than just jumping in to a solution that may not be appropriate for you.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Gamification Quest: A 7-Minute Design Challenge

This challenge was created for participants at the Training 2016 Conference and Expo sponsored by Training Magazine. It is designed to give a quick overview of the gamification strategy design process for Talent Development Programs. 

Are you up to the challenge?

The Gamification Quest: A 7- Minute Design Challenge from Monica Cornetti (LION)

About the Author:  A gamification speaker and designer, Monica Cornetti is rated as a #1 Gamification Guru in the World by UK-Based Leaderboarded. She is the Founder and CEO of theSententia Gamification Consortium and the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica is hired for her skill as a gamification speaker and is considered at the top of her field in gamification design for corporate learning.
Connect with Monica on Twitter @monicacornetti or the company or

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Dutch Driver - Open Mic - Gamification and the 2020 Workforce

Part 1 of a casual open mic session where Dutch turns the tables on Monica and interviews her about gamification.
This week my guest is Dutch Driver – like most of my gamification colleagues – we met through social media – and then had an opportunity to meet live and in person when I was in Alabama speaking a few years back. Dutch is one of those creative, research type people that I find fascinating…
In this episode we discuss:

Saturday, February 13, 2016

An Coppens - Gamification and Gender Differences... The Feminine Viewpoint

In this episode of Gamification Talk Radio, An and Monica discuss the gamification industry, which like most technology fields, has been male dominated and often not very lady friendly. With Gamification in enterprise and learning however, we need to appeal to both genders.

Discussion topics include:

Saturday, February 6, 2016

What You Should Know About Learning in the Mobile Era

With special guest Jordan Fladell, EVP and Co-Founder of mLevel (

In this episode of Gamification Talk Radio, we explore mobile learning. As I’ve worked on gamification strategies for organizations that plan to use mobile devices in the delivery of the content – I've learned that mobile learning is so much more than just reformatting our eLearning on a mobile device.

Top Gamification Statistics and Facts for 2015 You Need to Know

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