1. Helps you learn: by doing research, synthesizing multiple viewpoints, and crystallizing ideas
  2. Improves your personal brand by showcasing your expertise
  3. Creates demand for your expertise: increases opportunities for sales, revenue, appearances, publications, etc.
  4. Encourages people to request that you apply the information you shared; knowledge is information in action, and this is what people actually want, not just written documents
  5. Comes back to you in the form of help when you need it
  6. Gets others to also share, which may ultimately benefit you
  7. Increases your personal morale; people feel better when they can help others
  8. Strokes your ego: when people ask for your help and then thank you for providing it
  9. Strengthens your knowledge: others can confirm, point out flaws, or improve what you know
  10. Aids your career: you can advance based on a reputation for getting results and helping the organization succeed
  1. Avoiding redundant effort
  2. Avoiding making the same mistakes twice
  3. Taking advantage of existing expertise and experience
  4. Making scarce expertise widely available
  5. Showing customers how knowledge is used for their benefit
  6. Increasing and accelerating sales
  7. Accelerating delivery to customers
  8. Enabling the organization to leverage its size
  9. Making the organization’s best problem-solving experiences reusable
  10. Stimulating innovation and growth

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Stan Garfield

Stan Garfield

Knowledge Management Author and Speaker, Founder of SIKM Leaders Community, Community Evangelist, Knowledge Manager https://sites.google.com/site/stangarfield/