Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

NY Times Bestselling Authors

Chester Elton is one of today’s most influential voices in workplace trends, Chester Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values. In his provocative, inspiring and always entertaining talks, #1 bestselling leadership author Chester Elton provides real solutions to leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation, and lead a multi-generational workforce. Elton’s work is supported by research with more than 1,000,000 working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures and teams.

He has been called the “apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail, “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, and a “must read for modern managers” by CNN. Elton is co-author of the multiple award winning New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership books, All In, The Carrot Principle, and The Best Team Wins. His books have been translated in more than 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

Elton is often quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company and the New York Times. He has appeared on NBC’s TodayCNNABCMSNBCNational Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes. In 2018 Global Gurus research organization ranked him as #13 in the world’s top leadership experts and #5 in the world’s top organizational culture experts; and he is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches pay it forward project.

Elton is the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company and a board member of Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes. He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T, Avis Budget Group and Procter & Gamble. He is most proud, however, to be the father of four exceptional children, more exceptional now they’ve grown up and left home.

 

Adrian Gostick  is founder of the training and consulting company The Culture Works and author of the #1 New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle and Leading with Gratitude. His books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold 1.5 million copies around the world.

As a leadership expert, he has been called “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times. Gostick has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and CNN, and is often quoted in The Economist, Newsweek, and Wall Street Journal. If you Google the 30 Top Leadership Gurus, he is ranked #8 in Leadership and #3 in Organizational Culture; and he is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s MG100 ‘Pay it Forward’ Coaching Project.

His consulting clients include Danaher, Bank of America, Cisco, Rolls Royce, Procter & Gamble, Hewlett Packard, Bell Helicopter, and California Pizza Kitchen.

Adrian earned a master’s degree in leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture; and he is a founding partner of The Culture Works, a global consultancy focused on helping organizations building high-performance work cultures.

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4 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in the Face of a National Crisis

NY Times bestselling authors, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have devoted decades to teaching executives around the world how to be more effective, and they found that every leader will have to navigate a crisis or two in their careers. Here are just a few ideas that might help keep team members a little more engaged and focused during times of crisis.

How to Remove Fear from Your Work Culture

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton are the New York Times best-selling authors of Leading with Gratitude, The Carrot Principle and All In. They own the global training company The Culture Works and work with organizations around the world to address employee engagement issues. Learn more at TheCultureWorks.com.

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