April 18, 2024

Cracking the Code to Employee Motivation

Dana Bernardino

At 1Huddle, we’re all about getting inside the heads of our players—your employees—and understanding what makes them tick. So, let’s talk about the psychology behind gamified learning and why it’s the ultimate motivator.

First off, who doesn’t love a good challenge? Gamified learning taps into that primal urge to conquer, to level up, to be the best. With points, levels, trophies, and rewards, it’s like turning training into a game where everyone wants to win. Who wouldn’t be motivated by that?

But it’s not just about the thrill of victory; it’s also about the feel-good vibes. Every time they earn a 100% or climb the leaderboard, their brains release a flood of dopamine—the happiness hormone. It’s like a little high that keeps them coming back for more.

And let’s not forget about autonomy. Games give your employees the power to choose their path, to chase after their goals, and to own their learning journey. It’s like handing them the keys to their own success. Who wouldn’t be motivated by that?

But here’s the real kicker: teamwork makes the dream work. With leaderboards and multiplayer challenges, gamified learning brings your people together.

In the end, gamified learning isn’t just about just checking boxes; it’s about firing up your team’s motivation and driving real results.

Ready to level up your workforce? See 1Huddle in action by scheduling a demo with our team today to learn more!

About 1Huddle

1Huddle is a coaching and development platform that uses quick-burst mobile games to more quickly and effectively educate, elevate, and energize your workforce — from frontline to full-time.

With a mobile-first approach to preparing the modern worker, a mobile library of 3,000+ quick-burst employee skill games, an on-demand game marketplace that covers 16 unique workforce skill areas, and the option for personalized content, 1Huddle is changing the way organizations think about their training – from a one-time boring onboarding experience to a continuous motivational tool. 

Key clients include Loews Hotels, Novartis, Madison Square Garden, PIMCO, TAO Group, and the United States Air Force. To learn more about 1Huddle and its platform, please visit 1huddle.co.

Dana Bernardino, Manager of Digital Marketing at 1Huddle

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