5 Ways to Boost Intrinsic Motivation (or… What to do with the $400 you didn’t waste on financial incentives)

Guest Blogger: Health Enhancement Systems The release of Health Enhancement Systems’ new white paper How Financial Incentives/Disincentives Undermine Wellness created quite a stir among the company’s clients and colleagues. Some loved it (including us here at Hope Health); others thought they were off their rockers. Following is an excerpt from Health Enhancement Systems’ whitepaper, which…

Before Hitting Send or Print… 12 Questions to Answer About Your Employee Health and Wellness Communication

Despite what your official title within your organization may be, if you oversee wellness program communication, you also hold the title of “publisher.” To be successful in this role, you need to ask and answer key questions so your wellness and benefits communication is as effective as possible: 1. Why are we creating this communication?…

Recipe for Adding Flavor to Your Wellness Communications

Effective health and wellness communication requires more than creating a one-dish-fits-all-tastes approach. Unfortunately, many companies rely on a “go to” recipe to deliver health and wellness messages. Perhaps it’s a monthly employee health newsletter or a weekly wellness program eMail. Breaking through the communication clutter means reaching employees tactfully — with relevant information delivered in…

The #1 Secret to Getting Employees to Tune In

A Flawed Plan Well Communicated is Better Than a Perfect Plan Poorly Communicated Contrary to popular opinion, the foundation of your wellness program is NOT the smart options, services, and incentives you’re choosing and implementing in hopes of generating enthusiasm and action among employees. The real foundation is effective, forward-thinking communication. The reason: A wellness…