“We created this system because we wanted to avoid the team ‘pickup’ model, where very motivated people band together into small teams and compete amongst themselves. That’s not much fun for everyone else,” says Chief Product Officer Antares Meketa. “In a Walkadoo team competition, people who have a lower level of motivation or less confidence will benefit from being on a diverse team.”
What’s more, the competitions are not based on the amount each person walks, but how successful he or she is at reaching personalized daily step goals. This enables people of all skill levels to compete on a team together, and anyone can be the team’s hero!
Here’s how a team competition works from start to finish:
We are currently piloting team competitions with Blue Shield of California and look forward to sharing the details in an upcoming post. To learn more about how Walkadoo team competitions can impact your organization, please contact us.