Maintaining momentum is a game a foundational aspect of staying engaged in game play. And at any point in time in game play, a player's momentum is mediated by the level of challenge built into game play. Fine-tuning the dynamic between momentum and challenge is as much art as science in gamifying any experience.Read More
In game changing game, knowing how you are progressing through your game and how you are performing in playing you game is critically important to maintaining your commitment to play. And playing with others makes the game of change more enjoyable.Read More
Risk and Reward are two fundamental attributes of highly effective and engaging games. Each attribute reinforced the other in a virtuous cycle resulting in the game's players striving to improve their performance towards even greater mastery.Read More
The 10 attributes of highly effective and engaging games is the focus of this blog series - a series of five blog posts exploring five sets of game attribute pairs. In sharing these 10 attributes my aim is to highlight how anyone can gamify any experience to make that experience more enjoyable and rewarding.Read More
Ideas for generating even greater business value and social impact are absolutely everywhere. I am certainly interested in helping great ideas become a reality, but I am especially interested in new and novel ideas that generate transformational change.
At my core I am interested in challenging the status-quo (in a good way) and making awesome things happen. I want us all to play a different game - certainly the world needs us to.Read More
The ripples of innovation concept all starts with the individual - particularly when it comes to creativity and innovation. The more innovative an individual is able to become the more innovative the people around him or her will become - mostly because that individual will encourage greater freedom of thought and action.Read More
The Innovation Journey is depicted as a ‘U’ shape with the downward arc of the U focused on the activities of creativity and the upward arc of the U is more focused on the activities of innovation.Read More
I first read about 'ideapreneurialism' after reading a blog post from Olivia Salon (Deputy Editor of wired.com.uk) where, basically, she slammed the term. She was commenting on the 'ideapreneur' professional development stream of School of Communication Arts 2.0.
An ideapreneur is inspired by an idea as much as the monetary gain, and wants to see their vision for that idea become reality.Read More
I recently facilitated a one-day change readiness workshop for an organisation embarking on a significant organisational change initiative. In essence, the change initiative invited the organisation to shift is cultural mindset from one of ‘problem finding, solution identification‘ to ‘possibilities thinking, opportunity creation‘.Read More