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Review ?This pragmatic book is chock-full of easy-to-follow steps on how to have critical career conversations?conversations that are uncomfortable for many managers and too often are avoided. I love that Kaye and Giulioni demystify the process and motivate us ?to talk individual development? with our employees. Our employees will love it too!??Patricia Crull, Group Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, Time Warner Cable?Filled with great examples, questions, and real-world approaches that fit into the workflow, this book brings much-needed simplicity and personal touch back to career development.??David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Marriott International?Every manager will find this short book to be long on practical ways to make career development happen.??Jack Zenger, CEO, Zenger Folkman, and coauthor of the bestselling The Extraordinary Leader and The Extraordinary Coach?Like eating your fruits and veggies, developing your employees should be done every day. Beverly Kaye and Julie Giulioni not only show how easy it can be but make the case that regular, short conversations can better develop people.??Charlene Li, founder, Altimeter Group, author of Open Leadership, and coauthor of Groundswell?Life and business is all about where you pay attention. Pay attention to the growth of your people...and they will grow your business. The authors do a great job in spelling out the how-tos!??Chip Conley, founder, Joie de Vivre Hotels, and author of Emotional Equations?Developing talent is essential for business success. This book provides a practical and easy-to-implement approach that can have a big impact on an organization.??Tamar Elkeles, Chief Learning Officer, Qualcomm?One of the most important responsibilities of a leader is to grow future leaders. The authors do a great job making development something that can happen during one?s everyday work life.??Gabriella Giglio, Executive Vice President for Global Human Resources, American Express?Should be the career conversation bible for busy leaders!??Marshall Goldsmith, author of the New York Times bestsellers Mojo and What Got You Here Won?t Get You There Read more About the Author Beverly Kaye is founder and co-CEO of Career Systems International, specializing in engagement, retention, and development. She is a well-known keynote speaker, writer, and developer of innovative learning tools. Julie Winkle Giulioni is cofounder and principal of DesignArounds, a bicoastal consulting and instructional design firm specializing in leadership, sales, and customer service. Read more