Chester Elton

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 850,000 working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures. Called the “Apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail, “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, Elton is co-author of several enormous leadership bestsellers. All In, The Carrot Principle and What Motivates Me have been New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers and have sold 1.5 million copies worldwide in 30 languages.


Culture Change
All In: How the best leaders develop a culture of belief and drive big results.

Based on the New York Times bestselling business book All In—with research from 300,000 people in high-performance organizations—Chester Elton teaches leaders how to Engage, Enable and Energize their workforces. Especially designed for organizations facing transformation or market change

Employee Engagement
The Engagement Effect: How the best managers are engaging employees to meet the needs of a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world

Leadership expert Chester Elton presents findings from 20 years of research, with 850,000-people surveyed, to illustrate the 7 steps today’s most successful managers use to generate superior levels of employee engagement, focus and innovation.

The latest thinking in rewards & recognition
Carrots 2.0: How today’s managers use recognition to engage their people, retain talent, and accelerate performance

Chester Elton’s #1 bestselling book The Carrot Principle has become the preeminent source on employee recognition, and this is Carrots 2.0—the latest research and case studies that show how modern, purpose-based rewards & recognition can produce astonishing increases in operating results, engagement, and retention.

Managing millennials & other generations What Motivates Me?
How to lead and inspire generations in the workplace

Based on Chester Elton’s 850,000-person research study into employee motivation and his bestselling book What Motivates Me, and including his 2016 Primary Research Study of thousands of millennials, he identifies real methods of motivating and engaging today’s young workers to increase engagement, innovation and commitment.

Leadership in the 21st century
Be a Better Manager by Friday: Real skills for inspiring employees, leading a team, and winning in today’s marketplace

In a fresh and thought-provoking keynote presentation, Chester Elton teaches audiences how to lead in such a way that employees will follow—including establishing a clear future vision, enhancing diversity, increasing transparency and trust levels, and developing clear career and development paths.