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Johann van Tonder
Johann van Tonder is an internet strategist at Naspers head office in Cape Town, has an MBA with a thesis on internet strategy and is currently working on his doctorate. He has a background in photojournalism and multimedia production and was one of the first bloggers in South Africa, in a raw HTML era before the term was invented.
Gamification and how we can apply mechanics and principles from the world of games to our products is an idea on the rise, but it does have its limits. Have you considered gamifying yourself as a business practitioner? Chess is a good place to start.
Serious chess nerds have linked improvement in their game to enhanced business acumen. This is not completely unrealistic, given the well-documented positive influence of chess on child development in areas like self-esteem, organisational skills, better ...