Javier Velasquez is Free to Play | Episode 337

Listen to this episode on your phone! Javier is Co-founder of Azahar Juegos and Free to Play, companies that focus on the design and research around the use of playful paradigms in serious contexts. He has 11 years of experience working on gamification projects and has collaborated on educational projects with institutions in Colombia such as Universidad de los Andes, Sergio Arboleda, Rosario, Uniminuto, and with companies such as Bancolombia, Continue Reading →

Gaming at Work with Chris Slotboom | Episode 336

Listen to this episode on your phone! Meet Chris, founder of Gaming@Work. His company integrates Game Derived Skills™️ and Game-based Learning for a dynamic workplace. With a background in International Hospitality and experience as a Partner Manager at Dell Technologies, specializing in Cloud and Gaming-as-a-Service, Chris brings expertise in various graphics/gaming workloads. He provides a unique tech perspective on employee growth. Chris aims to help organizations achieve digital transformation goals, Continue Reading →

Free Gamification Course! | Episode 335

Listen to this episode on your phone! Engagers free resource out! In this episode, we explore a free mini-course we have just released that will allow you to either take your first steps in this Game Inspired world of Gamification, if you are a seasoned veteran you can add something different to your belt or anything in between, including curiosity, register for free at professorgame.com/freegamificationcourse. I’m looking forward to seeing Continue Reading →

Tamer Asfahani Creates the Curriculum Around the Game | Episode 334

Listen to this episode on your phone! The founder and director of Checkpoint, Tamer is dedicated to changing our perception of learning and the technology we use to enable learning. Advocate of gaming cultural wealth and the benefits gaming has, Tamer has spent years developing pedagogy through Checkpoint to help us benefit from our digital fluency. Driven by the failure of governments and education systems globally during the COVID-19 pandemic, Continue Reading →

Bret Wardle on Connecting the Business and the Games | Episode 333

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bret is a seasoned Game/Software professional with over 15 years of experience in crafting immersive games, innovative software, and user-friendly apps. His passion lies in bridging the realms of design psychology in both gaming and software landscapes. He’s dedicated to uncovering the intriguing parallels between professional e-sport players and software power users, as well as exploring Continue Reading →

Helen Hooper First Figures Out How To Make the Players Feel | Episode 332

Listen to this episode on your phone! Helen Hooper is head of learning design at VirtualSpeech which creates soft skills training solutions based around immersive practice in VR and online. Helen has a particular passion for creating engaging and effective learning experiences that involve active participation by the learner. Her rich background includes twelve years founding and running two award-winning educational startups focused on child development through active storytelling. And, long ago, after graduating Continue Reading →

Bhaskar Thyagarajan Is Inspired by the Classic Games | Episode 331

Listen to this episode on your phone! Bhaskar Thyagarajan is the Founder & CEO of BlueSky Learning | KAIROS. BlueSky Learning is a consulting & training company with a vision of helping individuals, teams and organizations nurture and develop their Human skills. All programs are anchored in the experiential learning methodology. Kairos is a platform offering digital and in-person games & activities to the L&D community. They have been designing game-based learning modules Continue Reading →

Kevin Burk Invites us to Play The Human Game | Episode 330

Listen to this episode on your phone! Kevin B. Burk is the Headmaster of The Real Astrology Academy and the creator of the Human Game and the Human Game Experience. He has been counseling and coaching as an astrologer since 1998, teaching astrology since 2000, and is the author of more than a dozen books. The Human Game is a philosophy based on the idea that the Universe is made Continue Reading →

Terry Pearce and Finding the Deeper Objectives in Gamification | Episode 329

Listen to this episode on your phone! Terry has been a consultant in learning and development for over twenty years and specializes in creating and facilitating games-based and gamified learning experiences. He’s the founder of Untold Play, via which he works with clients of all kinds to help make their learning experiences as gameful as possible. He’s the creator of the Transform Deck, a games-based tool to inspire learning designers Continue Reading →

Jay Johnson Helps Use and Understand That Behavior is Choice | Episode 328

Listen to this episode on your phone! Jay Johnson works with people and organizations to empower teams, grow profits, and elevate leadership. He is a Co-Founder of Behavioral Elements®, a two-time TEDx speaker, and a designated Master Trainer by the Association for Talent Development. With a focus on behavioral intelligence, Jay has delivered transformational workshops to accelerate high-performance teams and cultures in more than 30 countries across four continents.   Guest Links and Continue Reading →