Gamification became more common in 2010 when it became more specifically associated with the integrating of social/reward elements of games into software. Since then, businesses have been developing gamification platforms, and marketers are employing game elements within their marketing campaigns.

What is Gamification?


Being a working parent can make your life extremely busy by itself. That’s not even including scheduling kid’s activities in as well. With students back in school and fun activities now more of an option, it’s only natural that kids will want to do more, and as a parent, this will fill your weekly schedule. However, kids can thrive in these activities and learn so much. They keep children busy and are also a great way to meet new friends.

Specify Your Daily Schedule First


We’ve had news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic almost daily for over a year and a half. The economy has major problems — hysterical, mass exit from Afghanistan, many people out of work — oh, it’s hard not to feel a little emotionally shaken about something nowadays.


Football season is in full swing, and many teams need funding. Jerseys and equipment aren’t cheap, and numerous youth coaches are volunteers. So, in finance an entire season, parents and kids band together to do some fundraising.

1. Car Wash


Numerous work capacities require a lot of annual travel. Some occupations travel for a living, such as hotel inspectors that need to hit multiple cities throughout the year. Entrepreneurs and business owners might travel to each of their companies or meetings with other business leaders in their industry.

Time Management


Google used to have a pretty neat sync utility that automatically matched anything added to Google Calendar to Outlook. It meant that if you decided to turn your back on Google and switch to everything Microsoft, you could shut down Google Calendar and find a history of your life and future waiting for you in Outlook.

Now if you want to drag your Google Calendar over to Outlook or Apple, you have to do it manually. Fortunately, that’s not as hard as it sounds — especially when you’re moving it to Apple

1. Import the Google Calendar into Outlook


The customer marketing and sales journey of today look almost nothing like the customer journey of the recent past. Instead, experiences are largely (but not entirely) digital, take place on multiple parallel channels, and are both more personal and less linear than ever before.

Nowadays, the stakes could hardly be higher.


Video is undoubtedly here to stay. The data says it all: 96% of people who started working remotely due to COVID-19 want to continue working at least some of the time remotely for the rest of their careers, according to Buffer. A McKinsey report also cites that 30% of employees say they’re likely to switch jobs if forced to return to fully on-site work.

Will your company choose a hybrid work schedule?

Best Practices and Tools for Successful Hybrid Meetings


The short, unsatisfying answer is that they can’t. A business strategy composed in January was probably in need of serious revision by the time July came around. This is poised to be just as true for next year as it has been for this one: COVID-19 isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and uncertainties continue to abound. It’s time to call an audible on your business strategy in order to respond to current trends.

Here’s how you can do just that by evolving your business strategy:

1. Keep up with COVID.


As summer gets close to an end, families are filling their schedules with as many summer activities as they can. After all, last year didn’t allow for as many events and excursions, so there’s a lot of making up to do. One such summer tradition that you should certainly try to fit in is a good old-fashioned barbeque.

1. Tools of the Trade

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