Athletes need to be flexible to achieve peak performance. Being flexible increases range of motion and can lessen the chances for injury. Applying flexibility to health and wellness communications can work much the same way. Being flexible in your communications can: Increase the reach of your communications. Lessen the risk that your efforts will fail.…
A health newsletter can be an excellent platform to give your wellness program participants the information and inspiration they need and want to live healthy, but how do you know what to provide?
- Do you start from scratch – and research, write, and design all the content on top of everything else you have to do?
- Or, do you opt for a ready-to-use newsletter – professionally written, reviewed and designed – so you can focus on other aspects of your wellness program and job?
When the questions are framed this way, it’s pretty safe to say that most people would pick the latter option.
Using a ready-to-use newsletter that allows you to customize content to your organization can:
We should thank our lucky stars that President John F. Kennedy wasn’t a former workplace wellness expert. If he was, back on May 25, 1961, he would have challenged the nation, “…to set up a certification program that follows best practices in getting a U.S. space satellite program up and running to slow the rising cost of communications.”
But that’s not what he said. He was inspirational. Instead, he set a national goal of “…landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth” by the end of the 1960s. The people needed and wanted to hear that. They wanted to achieve that goal. They wanted to be told they could do it.
If I made a choice that was unfavorable to you, and you belted me over the head with a 4×4 to let me know you were not pleased, it wouldn’t take me long to connect the dots. Even C+ students can be open to suggestion.
The U.S. Government may be about to whack you over the head with a 4×4. If you plan to use HRAs (Health Risk Appraisals), biometric data to single out individuals for intervention, or incentives to influence their health choices, be warned. . .