I’m baffled by the behavior of Pokemon Go players.
It’s as if they shift into a hypnotic state once they’re playing. I heard a great description: “Zombie aPOKEalyspe.”
People are suffering injuries, and criminals are using the game to lead players into situations where Pokemon-related attacks are happening. All this got me thinking: Why are so many so fanatical about this game?
It appears Pokemon Go is harnessing the power of augmented reality by giving incentives for people to go out and explore. There must be something we can learn from this and apply to motivating employees.
These are a few relevant things I’ve learned about the game:
So, how do these factors translate to the workplace in motivating employees? Here’s my take on how you can replicate that Pokemon Go fervor within your workforce: