Called the “Apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times, Chester Elton is an employee engagement and retention expert and co-author of several successful leadership books. All In, The Carrot Principle and What Motivates Me are all No. 1 bestsellers for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. His work has been called a “must read for modern managers” by Larry King of CNN.
Elton’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold more than a million copies worldwide. As a motivational expert, Elton has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Fast Company and The New York Times and has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’ 60 Minutes. In addition, Googling the top 30 leadership gurus of 2014 reveals Elton to be at No. 12, right after Jack Welch and just ahead of Jim Collins.
Elton serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T and Procter & Gamble.