Opening Keynote: Best-selling author, Chester Elton: All In
In his keynote “All In” best-selling author and international speaker Chester Elton will present groundbreaking new findings - today’s high-performance organizations have a distinctive kind of culture that leads to astonishing results.
Based on this breakthrough research, Chester will present a simple 7-step roadmap that all managers can follow to create a high-achieving culture within their own teams.
With the most current data available on corporate culture, Chester will offer specific “how-tos” for each of the 7 steps and relate fascinating stories of leaders in action that vividly depict just how these powerful methods can be implemented.
Attendees will learn:
- The three research-based characteristics of the world’s most profitable, productive organizational and team cultures
- The 7 steps today’s most successful managers use to generate buy-in
- How managers at any level can build a productive workgroup culture of their own where employees commit to the culture and give that extra push of effort
About Chester Elton
Called the “Apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books. The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution by Simon & Schuster have been New York
Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers. His latest book, All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, was released in April 2012. 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 20 languages and have sold over a million copies worldwide. As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company magazine and the New York Times, and has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes.
Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore, Denver to Dubai, and from Toronto to Istanbul. He was the highest rated speaker at a recent national Society for Human Resource Management annual conference (Bill Cosby was the number two rated speaker). He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, Avis Budget Group and Cigna.