Whether we want to admit it or not a huge number of us have a game addiction.
What’s yours Candy Crush, Solitaire or Bejeweled?
Did you know that over 45 million people a month play Candy Crush regularly?
Did you know that you can click on the stats button and discover how many hours you spend on your game? Mine was quite shocking.
So here’s the thing about games, they are repetitive, in fact we spend hours stuck on a level or a problem but still keep at it! We try new approaches and enjoy the challenge.
Self-confession, I will re-play the same game of solitaire in an effort to win rather than simply choosing a new game. Why? It’s fun!
Why not take the love of challenge to work?
Instead of feeling defeat – keep at it and celebrate success.
If you handle the same type of call over an over again, cheer when you do it well!
If you master a function in your new software, pump your arm!
If you win over a really tough customer, jump up and let your team know you scored a level 45 victory!
You can’t change the computer, tech challenges, silly questions, pricing or the volume of work, but you can change how you approach it. A sense of curiosity and fun goes a long way.