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 and teams.
Chester 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
Watch Chester Engage Audiences Around the World
Chester Elton is a sought-after keynote speaker who presents every year to more than 60 executive leadership groups and association audiences around the world. Out of more than 300 speakers, he was once named the highest rated speaker at the Society for Human Resources International Convention (Malcolm Gladwell was second).
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“Chester was a huge hit and personally inspired me to be a better leader! Not only did he bring relevant, factual data into his presentation about driving business results through engaging the workforce, he used humor and audience participation to keep the team motivated and invested!”MaryLynn CarverChief Communications Officer, General Mills
“Folks at various levels throughout our organization are still raving about Chester’s session. He received the highest marks of any speaker. Not only was he entertaining, but he put time into getting it right and the content really resonated with this group. That says a lot for such a quiet and cynical crowd.”Lisa StornaieloVice President Leadership Development, Fidelity
“Chester’s extremely high energy is contagious with audiences as he inspired and motivated our attendees. He really took the time to get to know Golden Corral and customized his remarks to be relevant for our restaurant managers and franchisees. He continues to rank among our best speakers ever and I highly recommend Chester.”Erika BraunPHR, CCP, Golden Corral Corporation
Sold More than 1.5 Million Copies
Chester is co-author of the New York Times and #1 BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling books All In, The Carrot Principle and The Best Team Wins. More than 1.5 million copies of his books have been sold in more than 50 countries.