The Retention Revolution: 7 Surprising (and Very Human!) Ways to Keep Employees Connected to Your Company

  • 5h 55m 44s
  • Erica Keswin
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2023

People are quitting their jobs in droves, then coming back. Employees are demanding flexibility, while some leaders insist they return to the physical office. Remote work is incredibly convenient but complicated. The job market is always in flux, but one thing is for sure: the last few years have presented the greatest challenges the business world has ever faced. Don't freak out. If you accept the new reality and harness the incredible power of healthy, authentic relationships, you can seize the competitive edge in this new world of work.

In The Retention Revolution, Keswin makes the case for completely rethinking the nature of work, workers, and workplaces. Rather than view a workforce as a talent pool filled with loyal company employees, you should look at it as a constantly flowing river of dynamic, robust human beings, where people come and go—and often come back. Keswin walks you through this reframing process and replaces seven old ideas that don't serve anyone anymore with powerful new concepts that drive organizational success.

This game-changing playbook is filled with accessible and actionable case studies and research that will prove how transforming old ideas into new beginnings is good for people, great for business, and just might change the world.

About the Author

Erica Keswin is a business strategist who has worked for the past 25 years with some of the world’s most iconic brands as a consultant, speaker, author, and professional dot-connector. Her work and insights can be seen in varied media outlets, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Huffington Post, O magazine, Entrepreneur, Better Homes and Gardens, Mogul, Conscious Company, Quartz, and Fast Company. Keswin was named one of Marshall Goldsmith’s Top 100 Coaches and one of Business Insider’s most innovative coaches of 2020.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: Isn’t It Ironic?
  • Chapter One - Start as You Mean to Go Onboarding
  • Chapter Two - Say Goodbye to the Lifestyles of the Rich and Flexible and Hello to Flex for All
  • Chapter Three - There Is No Curtain: The Case for Human Professionalism
  • Chapter Four - We Have to Stop Meeting Like This: The Three P’s of Meetings
  • Chapter Five - From Ladders to Lily Pads: Learning and Development for the Human Professional
  • Chapter Six - Managers Are Having a Moment: Why You Should Invest in Your Most Valuable Employees
  • Chapter Seven - Offboarding as You Mean to Go On (and On)
  • Epilogue It’s Not You. It’s Not Me. It’s Us.
  • Acknowledgments

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