In this post, Anne Giles Clelland discusses an upcoming book by Lead Change Instigator Julie Winkle Giulioni.

“When I read a list of tips from Beverly Kaye’s and Julie Winkle Giulioni’s Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want, I wondered about the Return on Investment, the ROI, of following these tips vs. the ROI of just doing the work.  Who has time to “Just talk with people”?

As a business owner, I need to be convinced that the time I take to talk to people will produce more revenue – and therefore guarantee my employees their salaries – than if I and they just buckle down and get the job done.  Intuitively, I believe the authors’ tips have merit, but I need to know the numbers in order to be convinced.” Read the full article here.