As of June 2016, 2 million apps were available in the Apple App Store. With so many applications already available, can a new app penetrate the market to successfully advertise a brand or product? Developers have tried many ways to create separation. Some apps have failed while others differentiated themselves and produced great results.
What’s not to love about going to a Major League Baseball game? An excuse to eat hot dogs, shout like a maniac for your favorite players, possibly catching a fly ball; it was always an incredible experience while growing up. In 2007, I attended my first game in Detroit and couldn’t have been happier. The first thing I asked my dad when we walked into the stadium was, “who is pitching today? I want to see someone good!”
I am willing to bet that most of our readers are familiar with all the exciting new buzzwords for the work place. Words like “gamification”, “employee engagement”, “team building” … and the list goes on and on. Basically, an entirely new industry has arisen as an attempt to raise productivity and stimulate the innovative nature of employees. There is a good reason for this new business place innovation.
According to the best available information for the year 2015, more the 70% of employees are dissatisfied and uncommitted to their work. More than $300 Billion dollars in productivity is lost each year to disengaged employees and nearly 40% of new hires leave their job due to poor initial training and job dissatisfaction.
These numbers are staggering, so it is easy to understand how and why these new concepts are gaining traction in industries across all sectors of the markets. But there is more to engagement and happiness than software and “trust falls” and that seemingly forgotten component is the environment in which people find themselves working.
Too Much of a Good Thing?
Everybody loves autumn. The sweltering dog days are slowly losing their bite, the leaves begin to change …… Forget all of that. Autumn means one thing – football is back!