2015-04-04 The Hollowness of Gamification versus Going Deep

The only things that work at work are those that go deep, like the connection we make to our craft.

I am not an advocate for gamification, to say the least.

I believe that the best counter to the growing disengagement at work is not a hollow reinforcement cycle of badges, attaboys, and digital highfives, but something quite different, a reaffirmation of our connection to our own work.

I read a piece by Jessica Twentyman at the Financial Times that explo…

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