Every day, managers find themselves wondering what to do about Joe. That is, Joe is a brilliant employee, a visionary. But no one can work with him because he's so unapproachable. What do they do? High-Maintenance Employees is the first book to give managers detailed guidance on how to get the best out of high-maintenance high-performers--visionary employees who are difficult to keep on track. Kathi Graham-Leviss has spent the last 20 years coaching companies on how to improve their results, and realized that the No. 1 problem facing companies was how to manage these essential employees. High-Maintenance Employees takes the reader on a step-by-step process that includes: --Identifying and appreciating high-maintenance high-performers --Understanding their behavior --Creating the best work environment --Rewarding and leading high-maintenance high-performers --Integrating them into teams By following these steps, managers will learn how to maximize their employees' performance, and thereby maximize their business.