Love It, Don't Leave It

26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work

Beverly Kaye (Author) | Sharon Jordan-Evans (Author)

Publication date: 11/01/2003

Bestseller over 100,000+ copies sold

Love It, Don't Leave It
You can make the job you have the job you love. Fix what's wrong and find what's missing, right where you are.

A Wall Street Journal bestseller

Winner of the 2004 Publishers Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Career Book

Shows the millions of workers who can't afford to leave their jobs in today's slow economy how to find satisfaction right where they are---the What Color Is Your Parachute? for workers who aren't changing jobs

Features 26 practical, easy-to-implement strategies in the A-to-Z format that made Love 'Em or Lose 'Em so universally appealing

Whether for fear of an uncertain economy or reluctance to deal with the inevitable stresses of looking for work, many people feel unwilling or unable to change jobs. So they simply "quit on the job." They disengage, produce less, and bide their time in quiet dissatisfaction, making themselves, and often their coworkers, family, and friends miserable. But there is an alternative.

Love It, Don't Leave It provides readers with 26 ways to make their current work environment more satisfying. Presented in an appealing, accessible A-to-Z format, Love It, Don't Leave It includes strategies for improving communication, stimulating career growth, balancing work with family, and much more. Designed for workers at any age and at any stage, Love It, Don't Leave It helps people assume responsibility for the way their work lives work. Readers who try just a few of the strategies in this book may find that the job they want is the job they already have.

  • A Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • Winner of the 2004 Publishers Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Career Book
  • From the authors of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em---over 275,000 copies sold
  • Shows the millions of workers who can't afford to leave their jobs in today's slow economy how to find satisfaction right where they are---the What Color Is Your Parachute? for workers who aren't changing jobs
  • Features 26 practical, easy-to-implement strategies in the A-to-Z format that made Love 'Em or Lose 'Em so universally appealing

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You can make the job you have the job you love. Fix what's wrong and find what's missing, right where you are.

A Wall Street Journal bestseller

Winner of the 2004 Publishers Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Career Book

Shows the millions of workers who can't afford to leave their jobs in today's slow economy how to find satisfaction right where they are---the What Color Is Your Parachute? for workers who aren't changing jobs

Features 26 practical, easy-to-implement strategies in the A-to-Z format that made Love 'Em or Lose 'Em so universally appealing

Whether for fear of an uncertain economy or reluctance to deal with the inevitable stresses of looking for work, many people feel unwilling or unable to change jobs. So they simply "quit on the job." They disengage, produce less, and bide their time in quiet dissatisfaction, making themselves, and often their coworkers, family, and friends miserable. But there is an alternative.

Love It, Don't Leave It provides readers with 26 ways to make their current work environment more satisfying. Presented in an appealing, accessible A-to-Z format, Love It, Don't Leave It includes strategies for improving communication, stimulating career growth, balancing work with family, and much more. Designed for workers at any age and at any stage, Love It, Don't Leave It helps people assume responsibility for the way their work lives work. Readers who try just a few of the strategies in this book may find that the job they want is the job they already have.

  • A Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • Winner of the 2004 Publishers Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Career Book
  • From the authors of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em---over 275,000 copies sold
  • Shows the millions of workers who can't afford to leave their jobs in today's slow economy how to find satisfaction right where they are---the What Color Is Your Parachute? for workers who aren't changing jobs
  • Features 26 practical, easy-to-implement strategies in the A-to-Z format that made Love 'Em or Lose 'Em so universally appealing

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Meet the Authors


Visit Author Page - Beverly Kaye

Beverly Kaye founded Career Systems International (CSI) more than thirty years ago, and it has become a global leader in developing and delivering innovative, action-based talent management solutions. With an emphasis on engagement and retention, as well as its flagship offerings in career development, Career Systems International supports organizations globally. Bev was honored with the Distinguished Contribution award from the Association for Talent Development for her groundbreaking and continual contributions to workplace learning. Her first book, Up Is Not the Only Way, continues to be a classic in the career development field. Her recent book, coauthored with Julie Winkle Giulioni, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, maintains that status.  Her latest book coauthored with Sharon Jordan-Evans, is Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss: A Manager’s Playbook. She earned her doctorate at UCLA. Bev is a transplanted Jersey girl who has made her home in Los Angeles with her husband, Barry; her daughter, Lindsey; and her dog, Roxy. She is a frequent keynote speaker. 

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www.CareerSystemsIntl.com



Visit Author Page - Sharon Jordan-Evans

Sharon Jordan-Evans, president of the Jordan Evans Group, is a pioneer in the field of employee engagement and retention. She works with the people companies can least afford to lose—their high-performers. Sharon is a sought-after keynote speaker for Fortune 500 companies such as American Express, Boeing, Disney, Lockheed, Microsoft, Monster, and Universal Studios. She has a master’s degree in organization development and is a certified executive coach.

Sharon also serves as a resource for a number of national media, including National Public Radio (NPR), Business 2.0, Chief Executive, CIO, Harvard Management Update, Working Woman, Investor’s Business Daily, Business Week, and the Los Angeles Times.

Sharon was born in the Northwest and now lives in Cambria, California, with her husband, Mike, and a very smart shih tzu named Oreo. She has four grown children and five adorable grandchildren.

To learn more about Sharon’s work and to view her speaker video, visit her website at www.jeg.org

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Table of Contents

  1. Ask: And You May Receive
  2. Buck: Don't Pass It
  3. Career: Chart Your Course
  4. Dignity: It's about R-E-S-P-E-C-T
  5. Enrich: Energize Your Work
  6. Family: Seen Yours Lately?
  7. Goals: Up Is Not the Only Way
  8. Hire: Are You on Board?
  9. Information: Plug Yourself In
  10. Jerk: Work with One?
  11. Kicks: Are We Having Fun Yet?
  12. Link: Build the Connection
  13. Mentor: Make Your Own Match
  14. Numbers: Weigh Them
  15. Opportunities: They Are Still Knocking
  16. Passion: It's Not Just a Fruit
  17. Question: Go Outside the Box
  18. Reward: Reap Your Own
  19. Space: Want Some?
  20. Truth: It Hurts... or Does It?
  21. Understand: Are You Listening Enough?
  22. Values: What Matters Most?
  23. Wellness: Time for a Check-Up?
  24. X & Other Generations: Bridge the Gap
  25. Yield: After You
  26. Zenith: Are We There Yet?

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Endorsements

"26 real-world strategies to be happier at work. If this isn't the book for our times, I don't know what is."

-Bob Rosner, author of the Boss's Survival Guide and internationally syndicated Working Wounded columnist

"Bev and Sharon do it again! In a simple, straightforward way, they take on an important issue: how to make the most of your work environment. I want every one of our associates to read this book."

-Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager(r), Whale Done!(tm), and Full Steam Ahead!

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