BOOK EXCERPTS: LOVE ‘EM OR LOSE ‘EM: Getting Good People to Stay

LOVE ‘EM OR LOSE ‘EM: Getting Good People to Stay

by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans
Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
(ISBN 1-57675-073-6, 236 pages, $17.95)

(even if you don’t use that word)

You know — they’re your talented, committed employees. You love them because they are critical to your success. They make your team the best one to play on. The are the heart and soul of your organization. They are your stars.

They’re the ones you simply can not afford to lose. And they are the ones your competitors are trying to steal from you.

So — how will you keep them? How will you get them to stay while others try to entice them away? THIS book will tell you how.

Read the 26 strategies in this book and you will know what to do. Start off with the excerpts below!

LOVE ‘EM OR LOSE ‘EM is available wherever books are sold, online and off, or directly from the publisher:

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
“Special Sales Department”
450 Sansome Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94111-3320
Tel: (800) 929-2929


     “This charming, clever, practical, and user friendly book is a great desk-side coach for anyone who manages people.”
     -Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School

     “Kaye and Jordan-Evans have written a practical, hands-on and imminently readable book well worth the time of any manager who has ever lost his or her most valuable contributor (or fears that her or she might).”
     -Maxine Dalton, Director, New Initiative, Center for Creative Leadership

     “Kay and Jordan-Evans provide some of the best thinking I have seen (on the subject of retention) and do it in a format and style that make this book a must-read for both line and HR managers.”
     -Steve Bauman, Vice President, Management Staffing 
      and Development, Marriott International

     “This is a very good book on a very important subject — keeping the talent that makes your organization go. Down- to-earth and practical, it gives managers, supervisors, and leaders things that they can do tomorrow — no, today — to stop the brain-drain. You’d better read it before your best folks set sail for somewhere else.”
     -Bill Bridges, author of “Transitions,” “Job Shift” and “You, Inc.”

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