Chester Elton (Semblanza)

Chester Elton, called the ‘apostle of appreciation’ by Canada’s largest newspaper, is the co-author of several successful leadership books. The Carrot Principle and the orange revolution have been New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers, and successful leadership new book ‘All In’ was released in April 2012.

The books have been translated into more than thirty languages and have sold over a million copies worldwide.

Chester Elton is a motivation expert and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast company magazine and the New York Times. He has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 minutes. And if you Google the 30 top leadership gurus of 2014, you’ll find Chester Elton at number 12, right after John Baldoni and just ahead of Jim Collins.

Chester has spoken to pleased audiences from Seattle to Singapore, Denver to Dubai, and from Toronto to Istanbul. At a recent national society for Human Resource Management annual conference he was the highest rated speaker. He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, Avis Budget group and Cigna.