Called the "apostle of appreciation" by the Globe and Mail, and "creative and refreshing" by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books.
Elton's books have been translated into over 20 languages and have sold over half a million copies worldwide. "The Carrot Principle" has been a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller, and "24-Carrot Manager" has been called a "must read for modern-day managers" by Larry King of CNN. In 2006, "The Invisible Employee" also made the New York Times best-seller list.
As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company magazine and the New York Times. He has also been a guest on CNN, Bloomberg Television, ABC's Money Matters MSNBC and on Public Radio. A sought-after speaker and recognition consultant, Chester is the senior Vice-president of Carrot Culture with the O.C. Tanner Recognition Company.
Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore and from Toronto to Istanbul. In 2005 he was the highest rated speaker at the Society for Human Resource Management annual conference. He serves as a recognition consultant to Fortune 100 firms such as DHL, KPMG, Wal-Mart and the Avis Budget Group.