Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: The ROI of Conversations at Work
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.