Sneaky Assignments

Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean   When I taught American Government at DeVry — yes, that happened — a dispiriting number of students took the class under duress.  It fit their schedule and checked a box.  After getting over the shock of that, I realized that it was up to me to win them […]

7 Easy Practices for Huge Workplace Improvements

Whether people realize it or not, the workplace environment can affect a lot of businesses and their overall performance. Internal factors (like stress) and external ones (like conflicts in the office) can affect negatively the company’s development. Workplace improvement is certainly worth investing in, both for the company as well as for the employees. So […]

Is the Pendulum Swinging Back?

If it isn’t obvious from my many posts using the Objective Management Group’s database, I love to mine facts on salespeople. I’m fortunate to have access to this large database and all the information it provides. And recently I’ve noticed a slight trend shift regarding how salespeople are motivated that needs to be shared. Motivation […]

The Top 20 Advantages of Event Gamification

Studies show that gamification helps to develop new skills, forms independence, and motivates event attendees. With the help of game mechanics, you can affect the communication within the event, the culture of the organisation, work efficiency, etc. What is gamification for events? Gamification in the event industry, or event gamification, is the use of game mechanics […]