Gamification in Action – Talks Worth Sharing, Part 2

In March, we published a collection of gamification talks from YouTube to help you out on the beginning of your gamification journey. Now that you know the basics: how does gamification work in action? Check out the following videos and get inspired!

Jon Guerrera – Gamification as a Tool for Achieving More

Jon Guerrera tells how he gamified his toughest goals, and how you can build your own gamification system from scratch with as little as a pen and paper. You don’t necessarily need a mobile app to increase your personal productivity – just start with post-it notes!

Khan Academy and Gamification: Making Learning Fun

Rishi Desai discusses how the Khan Academy, a free online classroom, is using gamification to engage and motivate learners. A set of simple game mechanics can have big effects if used the right way.

Minute Hacks: The Gamification of Fitness

Tired of feeling inadequate compared to your ripped and toned trainer at the gym? Not self-motivated enough to actually stay on the treadmill longer than three and half minutes? Gamified fitness apps are hugely popular and this Hack College video showcases a couple good ones.

Coke Zero Marketing Campaign: Unlock the 007 in you!

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the James Bond movie SKYFALL in 2012. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and unlock their inner 007 in less than 70 seconds to win.