MORE TIME FOR (INSERT BEHAVIORS)
IDEA: To highlight the gain of an hour for Daylight Savings Time (November 2nd)
ALTERNATIVE NAMES: An Extra Hour of (Insert Behavior)
GOAL OF CONTEST: Take advantage of the extra hour (don’t forget to fall back on November 2nd!) with a power hour contest! Choose a behavior, such as logging calls, and run a one hour contest. Reward participants for your selected behavior.
POSSIBLE PRIZES: The winner gets to leave an hour early for the day (or be really generous and make it an hour early every day that week!)
IDEA: To celebrate the day when most retail companies move into the black (Friday after Thanksgiving).
ALTERNATIVE NAME: Sell Till You Drop (Sales)
GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a week long parent/child competition with points being awarded for your selected behavior, such as closing deals. Each day, provide the winner of the daily (child) competition with a $25 gift card. Award the winner of the week long (parent) competition with a larger gift card or Black Friday off (or the following Friday off, if you’re already off for Black Friday).
POSSIBLE PRIZES: Visa gift card to be used on Black Friday; Free PTO day on Black Friday to go shopping (if your office is not already closed)
HOUSE OF (INSERT BEHAVIOR)
IDEA: In celebration of election day on Tuesday, November 4th, idea based on the popular Netflix series “House of Cards”
ALTERNATIVE NAME: In the Race for (insert behavior)
GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a one-day competition based on the behavior of your choice, such as updating Contacts or Opportunity Advancement. The day after the competition concludes, provide the winner with a special privilege normally reserved for an executive.
POSSIBLE PRIZES: Use of the President’s office for a day; special parking spot for a day/week, etc.
HOLY ______, BATMAN! (INSERT BEHAVIOR)
IDEA: In honor of America’s favorite masked crusader.
GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a 2-week team contest where the participants pick their favorite superhero, and only put one person in each team. Make each team name the superhero’s name, so that the leaderboard provides a level of mystery into who is really in the lead.