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Chester Elton

Speaker Chester Elton HR Expert, Best Selling Author & Business speaker

Speaker:

CHESTER ELTON

Apostle of appreciation, Culture and Leadership Expert and Best-selling Author

Topics:

All In: Creating a Culture of Buy-In and Belief

The Carrot Principle: Engaging Employees through Recognition

The Orange Revolution: How One Great Team Can Change an Organization


Called the “apostle of appreciation,” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times, keynote speaker Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books and is an in-demand speaker the world over.

Elton’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and have sold more than a million copies worldwide. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a regular New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. The Orange Revolution was the number one selling business book in the United States according to the Wall Street Journal.

As a motivation expert, speaker Chester Elton has been featured in The Financial Times,Washington Post, Fast Company and the New York Times. He has been featured on 60 Minutes, CNN, ABC’s Money Matters, MSNBC and National Public Radio.

As a speaker Chester Elton has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore and from Toronto to Istanbul. He holds the acclaim of being the highest rated speaker at the national Society for Human Resource Management annual conference (Bill Cosby was the number-two rated speaker). He serves as an employee engagement consultant to firms such as Pepsi, American Express, Madison Square Garden, Avis Budget Group and Texas Roadhouse.

Speaker Chester Elton

All In: Creating a Culture of Buy-In and Belief

How the best managers create a CULTURE of belief and drive real results

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. Audiences will learn:

The 3 research-based characteristics of the world’s most profitable, productive organizational and team cultures

The 7 steps today’s most successful managers use to generate buy-in

How managers at any level can build a productive workgroup culture of their own where employees commit to the culture and give that extra push of effort

The Carrot Principle: Engaging Employees through Recognition

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. Chester shows how great managers lead with carrots, not sticks and in doing so achieve higher:

Productivity

Engagement

Retention

Customer Satisfaction

This exceptional presentation introduces the simple steps to becoming a Carrot Principle manager and to 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: How One Great Team Can Change an Organization

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. Chester 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:

Productivity

Engagement

Loyalty

Innovation

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.