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"For the better part of two decades I've devoted my life's work to helping create workplaces where employees feel engaged, enabled, and energized, and know that what they do matters and makes a difference."
 
-Chester Elton


"For the better part of two decades I've devoted my life's work to helping create workplaces where employees feel engaged, enabled, and energized, and know that what they do matters and makes a difference."
 
-Chester Elton

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement, and Leadership Expert

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 1,000,000 working adults, revealing the proven 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. Elton is co-author of the multiple award winning New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership books, All In, The Carrot Principle, and 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, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes. In 2018 Global Gurus research organization ranked him as #13 in the world’s top leadership experts and #5 in the world’s top organizational culture experts; and he is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches pay it forward project. 

Elton is the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company and 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.

Seeing is Believing

Awards & Achievements

New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

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.

In 2020, Chester released latest book and soon-to-be bestseller Leading with Gratitude which is now available everywhere.


Creator of the Groundbreaking 
Motivators Assessment

Created from the results of workplace surveys with more than 1 million people and taken by more than 100,000 participants, the Motivators Assessment is used by more than 75% of the Fortune 500 and is the world’s most extensive and scientific assessment to help individuals discover what’s most important to them at work.


Global Guru and Enduring Impact

In 2020, Global Gurus research organization ranked Chester #4 among the world’s top leadership experts and #2 among the world’s top organizational culture experts. 

The Employee Engagement Awards 2020 named him a Top 101 Global Employee Engagement Influencer; and Engagedly named him a Top HR Influencer of 2020. 

He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches Project, a member of the Fast Company Impact Council, and serves as a board member for Camp Corral (a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes.)

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement, and Leadership Expert

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 1,000,000 working adults, revealing the proven 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. Elton is co-author of the multiple award winning New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership books, All In, The Carrot Principle, and 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, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes. In 2018 Global Gurus research organization ranked him as #13 in the world’s top leadership experts and #5 in the world’s top organizational culture experts; and he is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches pay it forward project. 

Elton is the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company and 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.

Seeing is Believing

Awards & Achievements

New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

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.

In 2020, Chester released latest book and soon-to-be bestseller Leading with Gratitude which is now available everywhere.


Creator of the Groundbreaking 
Motivators Assessment

Created from the results of workplace surveys with more than 1 million people and taken by more than 100,000 participants, the Motivators Assessment is used by more than 75% of the Fortune 500 and is the world’s most extensive and scientific assessment to help individuals discover what’s most important to them at work.


Global Guru and Enduring Impact

In 2020, Global Gurus research organization ranked Chester #4 among the world’s top leadership experts and #2 among the world’s top organizational culture experts. 

The Employee Engagement Awards 2020 named him a Top 101 Global Employee Engagement Influencer; and Engagedly named him Top HR Influencer of 2020. 

He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches, member of the Fast Company Impact Council, and serves as a board member for Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes.

An outstanding speaker. Chester's valuable message was punctuated with incredible energy and humor.”

Kein Iriart

EVP of Human Resources, In-N-Out Burger

"Chester was outstanding and delivered a message that fully aligned with our vision. The audience engagement was off the charts. He incorporated specific Fannie Mae examples into his session to make the message relevant to our employees. His energy and engagement style elicited many emotions from the audience but mostly laughter. They are still talking about how motivating Chester was! He was a fantastic ending to our annual conference!"

Carlos Perez

VP & Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae

Chester was the 'WOW' at our conference. His 'All In' principles aligned to every aspect of our key messaging and reinforced the effectiveness of our approach. We can't wait to continue this momentum and enthusiasm!”

Lynn Leblanc

Head of Strategic Planning, Aetna

"Chester is an amazing speaker. He is engaging, entertaining and delivers a powerful message about how to create a culture of employee engagement. Our staff and leadership team left inspired and put what we learned tow work!"

Lerzan Aksoy

Associate Dean, Fordham University

An outstanding speaker. Chester's valuable message was punctuated with incredible energy and humor.”

Kein Iriart

EVP of Human Resources, In-N-Out Burger

"Chester was outstanding and delivered a message that fully aligned with our vision. The audience engagement was off the charts. He incorporated specific Fannie Mae examples into his session to make the message relevant to our employees. His energy and engagement style elicited many emotions from the audience but mostly laughter. They are still talking about how motivating Chester was! He was a fantastic ending to our annual conference!"

Carlos Perez

VP & Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae

Chester was the 'WOW' at our conference. His 'All In' principles aligned to every aspect of our key messaging and reinforced the effectiveness of our approach. We can't wait to continue this momentum and enthusiasm!”

Lynn Leblanc

Head of Strategic Planning, Aetna

"Chester is an amazing speaker. He is engaging, entertaining and delivers a powerful message about how to create a culture of employee engagement. Our staff and leadership team left inspired and put what we learned tow work!"

Lerzan Aksoy

Associate Dean, Fordham University

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