Hug Your People

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Hug Your People

The Proven Way to Hire, Inspire, and Recognize Your Employees and Achieve Remarkable Results

By Jack Mitchell

Hyperion Books, Hardcover, 9781401322373, 255pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2008

Description
In Hug Your Customers, Jack Mitchell showed business readers how to keep their customers happy--and their profits booming. In Hug Your People, he elaborates on his big secret: hiring, motivating, and keeping your biggest asset--great employees.


About the Author
Jack Mitchell is Chairman of the Mitchells Family of Stores (Mitchells/Richards/Marshs and Wilkes Bashford), a three-generation family business that operates men's and women's specialty stores in Connecticut, New York and California that are nationally renowned for their personal service touches and strong relationships. Jack himself has been recognized as one of the top ten retail visionaries of his time by the Daily News Record, one of the most widely read retail trade publications in the country.

After completing a B.A. at Wesleyan University in 1961 and an M.A. at the University of California-Berkeley, Jack joined the family business, Ed Mitchell, Inc., which was founded by his parents, Ed and Norma, and later became Mitchells of Westport. In 1995, Mitchells acquired Richards, the leading men's clothing store in Greenwich, Connecticut, and in 2006, added Marshs of Huntington, Long Island, to the group. In December of 2009, they also proudly acquired Wilkes Bashford in San Francisco and Palo Alto, California.

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