Global thought leader on workplace strategy and the author of several successful books on employee engagement
All In – How the best managers create a CULTURE of belief and drive real results
The Carrot Principal
The Orange Revolution
His research has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN, “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street Journal. Adrian’s books have been translated into 20 languages and have sold more than one million copies worldwide. As a leadership expert, he has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, National Public Radio and others, and has been quoted in business publications such as The Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Fortune.
Adrian earned a master’s degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture.
The authors of the New York Times bestsellers The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution present groundbreaking new findings — today’s high-performance organizations have a distinctive kind of culture that leads to astonishing results.
Teaming up with research giant Towers Watson, authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton present an unprecedented 300,000-person study conducted in the worst of the recession. Based on this breakthrough research and their extensive consulting experience with a who’s-who of successful companies, they present a simple seven-step roadmap that all managers can follow to create a high-achieving culture in their own teams.
With the most current data available on culture, the authors offer specific how-tos for each step, and tell fascinating stories of leaders in action that vividly depict just how these powerful methods can be implemented.
The Carrot Principal
A New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Carrot Principle has become the preeminent source on employee engagement and recognition.
Based on his runaway bestseller, The Carrot Principle keynote reveals the ground-breaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, showing definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. This breakthrough study of 200,000 people over ten years found dramatically greater business results when managers offered constructive praise and meaningful rewards in ways that powerfully motivated employees to excel.
Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, KPMG and the Pepsi Bottling Company, the bestselling author shows how the transformative power of purpose-based recognition produces astonishing increases in operating results. Adiran shows how great managers lead with carrots, not sticks and in doing so achieve higher:
- Customer Satisfaction
This exceptional presentation introduces the simple steps to becoming a Carrot Principle manager and building a recognition culture in your organization; it offers a wealth of specific examples, drawn from real-life cases, of ways to do recognition right. Following these simple steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.
The Orange Revolution
New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick have once again transformed the corporate playing field with The Orange Revolution, recognized worldwide as the premiere book on how breakthrough teams and teamwork revolutionize a company, a community, and the world.
The Orange Revolution Keynote highlights the key traits found inside the world’s most stellar teams. Adrian illustrates the steps these teams took to conquer barriers, exceed expectations, and overcome mediocrity through brilliant collaboration. This presentation reveals the synergy that exists among teams in the world’s most respected and innovative organizations—and how to tap into that power within any group of individuals.
Drawing on startling research and case studies from leading teams at Zappos, Pepsi Bottling Company, The Blue Angels, Texas Roadhouse, Apple, and numerous others, the Orange Revolution Keynote shows how true teamwork produces results that change the world and can immediately increase:
- Bottom-line Results
This must-see presentation introduces the simple steps to inspiring an Orange Revolution in your organization—through easy, prescriptive, outcome-based applications that can be implemented today.
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