Using games in a workplace setting can be an effective way to drive both immediate activities and long-term results.
Consider these scenarios:
If any of these sound familiar, then a) you’re not alone and b) you may be in need of a new type of sales contest. Problem solved.
Games are an effective tool because they address a person’s intrinsic need for competition, achievement, status and rewards. People are emotionally drawn to these experiences and because of that, the impact of using games to prompt desired behaviors has been proven successful many times over in business situations.
Case in point:
Whether your particular goal is to reinforce the behaviors that drive business or recognize specific achievements, games can help. You can use simple, short-term structures to drive immediate activities or introduce complex, multi-layered paradigms that maintain focus and commitment to a particular goal over time.
Creating the right mix of sales incentives and games can provide a particularly compelling and sustained experience that can be used to accomplish a variety of business goals, like:
Sales contests are an effective motivational mechanism. Games have the ability to surprise and delight. The combination of the two is a proven way to fully engage your teams and increase revenue.