Chester Elton is a #1 Bestselling Business Author. and expert on organizational culture, employee engagement and teamwork.
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, Chester 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 850,000 working adults, revealing the 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. Chester is co-author of the New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling leadership books "All In," "The Carrot Principle" and "What Motivates Me." Another book includes: "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 Today, CNN, ABC, National Public Radio, and CBS’s 60 Minutes. In 2017, he was ranked by Global Gurus as number 15 in the world’s top leadership experts and in the top 10 world’s top organizational culture experts.
Chester is co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company, and is 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.
- What Motivates Me - Put Your Passions to Work
- All In: Creating a Culture of Buy-In and Belief
- A Culture of Recognition: The Teachings of The Carrot Principle
- Teamwork & Collaboration: The Teachings of The Orange Revolution
- Corporate Culture
- Employee Engagement
- Managing Millennials
- Employee Recognition
- 21st Century Leadership
- The 5 Disciplines of High Performance
Human Resource, Motivation, Employee Retention
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