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3 Neuromarketing Lessons from Video Games

Games are uniquely adept at leveraging human psychology to motivate behavior. We play them for hours on end and enter into a state of flow with an ease not found in other fields. This is no accident: during my time studying game design and…

One Word That Turns Work into Play

Surprising new research shows that introducing one word into the conversation can change how people feel about their work and significantly impact effort and outcomes. Most of us are part of teams. We group ourselves in companies,…

Starbucks Loyalty Fail

Starbucks knows a thing or two about loyalty. I'm a Gold Card member, and enjoy the free refills as well as the periodic free drinks I accrue by using it. (Green Card members get the refill benefit, but not the free beverage after every 15…

How to Write Taglines That Double Sales

Two Customer Types Taglines for products and brands are everywhere, but often they don't get the attention they deserve. A variety of research shows that one phrase slogans can have a profound effect on how customers see the product. One…

Subliminal Motivation

People often do things and can't say exactly why they did them. While it might seem that "acting without explanation" is the result of poor attention or irrational impulse, it turns out that our brains are wired to do this. It is possible,…