The Boomer Blog

From our personal take on industry happenings to personal notes from our fearless co-founders (and some fun health tips scattered throughout), you’ve reached your source for thought leadership by Sonic Boom…

23 RFP questions you should ask your next wellness vendor

23 RFP questions you should ask your next wellness vendor

It’s RFP season again – do I hear a “Woohoo”?  Nah – I didn’t think I would.  They’ve been a main component of the vendor-selection process for years, but none of us actually like ‘em.  Wellness Consultants don’t like them because they take a long time to write and...

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Challenges:  What are they, and what SHOULD they be?

Challenges:  What are they, and what SHOULD they be?

The most over-used and abused word in wellness for the decade surely is “challenges” (right in front of “engagement,” but that’s for another blog).  What IS a challenge, and more importantly, what SHOULD it be? What IS a challenge? In many programs, a challenge...

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If you’re looking at Sonic Boom, you should check out these vendors too…

If you’re looking at Sonic Boom, you should check out these vendors too…

So, you’re looking for a new wellness program – wondering which of the hundreds of available vendors is right for you. This first stage of the vendor-selection process – before any proposals, demos, or reference checks are made – is the most critical to your program’s success, because you can’t find your perfect vendor if you don’t bring them to the table in the first place.

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Blog post: Corporate Wellness Doesn’t Work…

Blog post: Corporate Wellness Doesn’t Work…

Corporate wellness doesn’t work! Say whaaaa? Co-founder of a corporate wellness company says corporate wellness doesn’t work? A quick search of “Corporate wellness doesn’t work” on The Google Machine turns up lots of articles – some by reputable sources and many by wannabes trying to rock the boat.

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Health coaching doesn’t work. Or does it? (Part III of III)

Health coaching doesn’t work. Or does it? (Part III of III)

In Part I, we learned how traditional health coaching isn’t really helping many members get healthier. In Part II, we shared our recommendations for what to improve so coaching can finally achieve that important objective. Now, this third and final post introduces you...

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