one thing that many instructional designers know is that people will invariably ask WIIFM
. of course, each individual will have different reasons for joining a community of practice, so the answer to WIIFM
will vary depending on the person.
attitude is certainly understandable since winning is ingrained in us from early childhood on.
But you better speak to them through radio station WIIFM
if you want to move your plan beyond talk to actual results.
Steven Tremain, MD, CPE, FACPE, senior medical director and director of system redesign at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers, in Martinez, California, also finds a WIIFM
(What's In It For Me?) focus to be essential to physician engagement.
Yes, I know, everybody listens to radio station WIIFM
(What's In It For Me?).
* To transcend differences--you've got to have a WIIFM
In order to move a new or improved system forward and truly show the users the value of the endeavor there must be a WIIFM
(What's In It for Me).
The February editors' interview with Paul Rusesabagina ("The real hero of Hotel Rwanda") just confirms what I've always known: The West continues to exhibit WIIFM
(What's In It For Me) behavior.
There has to be a compelling WIIFM
(What's in it for me?) proposition to change from the status quo.
All employees, regardless of age, listen to radio station "WIIFM
" ("What's In It For Me?"), so make sure presentations include reasons why the training will benefit them.
Perhaps the best approach we can take to facilitating information sharing is to address the WIIFM
(What's In It For Me?) issue, create a "home" that is compelling, and then sit back and watch it happen.
These techniques are: (1) set clear expectations, (2) require commitment, (3) feature the WIIFM
(What's in it for me?), (4) make WBT fun and interesting, (5) offer bribes, (6) pace and prompt learners, (7) provide encouraging feedback, (8) build a learning community, (9) intervene with unmotivated learners, and (10) redeem troublemakers.
The last task of the beginning phase of each group session involved previewing today's meeting and providing a WIIFM
(what's in it for me) rationale or benefits statement tied to engaging in the activity.
They should get in front of their customers--and potential customers--at every opportunity, talk up what they do, keep the WIIFM
factor (What's in it for me?) in the customer's mind, and expound on the benefits RIM can provide.
* Never approach networking with a "WIIFM
" (what's in it for me?) mindset.