Make the WIIFM – What’s In It For Me – work for you!

There is a term out there called WIIFM,. It is an acronym for What’s In It For me. Most people use it when they boss says “I need you to work late tonight” and the employee asks “What’s in it for me?” His or her boss says, “You get time and a half or double time” The employee responds with “What else is in it for me?” In this example, both times the employee used WIIFM he or she got it all wrong.

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Survival and Recovery from Verbal Abuse

In my own personal experience, prolonged verbal abuse can damage the victim’s self-worth and self-esteem. It is also my opinion that it can cause problems for the victims in interpersonal relationships with others, and if not addressed, verbal abuse can have a long-lasting (possibly permanent) negative impact on the victim’s life.

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