Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick is the author of several bestselling books on corporate culture, including the New York Times,

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Carrot Principle. He also wrote the bestsellers The Integrity Advantage and The 24-Carrot Manager. His research on employee

engagement has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN, “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street Journal. Adrian’s books have been translated into 20 languages and are sold in more than 50 countries around the world. As a leadership expert, he has appeared on numerous national television programs including NBC’s Today Show and has been quoted in dozens of business publications and magazines. Adrian earned a master’s degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture.

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The Carrot Principle: Engaging Employees through Recognition
A New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Carrot Principle has become the preeminent source on employee engagement and recognition. Based on the runaway bestseller, The Carrot Principle workshop or keynote reveals the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, showing definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. This breakthrough study of 200,000 people over ten years found dramatically greater business results when managers offered constructive praise and meaningful rewards in ways that powerfully motivated employees to excel. Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, KPMG and the Pepsi Bottling Company, the bestselling author shows how the transformative power of purpose-based recognition produces astonishing increases in operating results. Elton shows how great managers lead with carrots, not sticks, and in doing so achieve higher:

– Productivity
– Engagement
– Retention
– Customer Satisfaction

This exceptional presentation introduces the simple steps to becoming a Carrot Principle manager and to building a recognition culture in your organization; it offers a wealth of specific examples, drawn from real-life cases, of ways to do recognition right. Following these simple steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.

The Orange Revolution: How One Great Team Can Change an Organization
New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick have once again transformed the corporate playing field with The Orange Revolution, recognized worldwide as the premiere book on how breakthrough teams and team-work revolutionize a company, a community, and the world. The Orange Revolution keynote highlights the key traits found inside the world’s most stellar teams. Gostick illustrates the steps these teams took to conquer barriers, exceed expectations, and over-come mediocrity through brilliant collaboration. This presentation reveals the synergy that exists among teams in the world’s most respected and innovative organizations — and how to tap into that power within any group of individuals. Drawing on startling research and case studies from leading teams at Zappos, Pepsi Bottling Company, Thee Blue Angels, Texas Roadhouse, Apple, and numerous others, the Orange Revolution keynote shows how true teamwork produces results that change the world and can immediately increase:

– Productivity
– Engagement
– Loyalty
– Innovation
– Bottom-line Results

This must-see presentation introduces the simple steps to inspiring an Orange Revolution in your organization – through easy, prescriptive, outcome-based applications that can be implemented today.

The Invisible Employee: Unleashing Hidden Potential
There is a crisis in business today — the potential of your employees and new hires is being trapped, squashed or just overlooked. Only one keynote speaker is unraveling the truth — ripping through Fortune 500 companies with a bag full of keys to unlock the power of your people. Based on the New York Times bestselling book, The Invisible Employee, Adrian Gostick can unlock the hidden potential of your workforce. He enlightens, inspires and energizes audiences. He shares why many employees today feel overlooked, ignored and completely unappreciated. And, he exposes why employees respond to those feelings with negative reactions — doing just enough to get by, grumbling about work and passing toxic attitudes on to other team members. After all, why bother shining when no one notices your achievements? The Invisible Employee keynote leverages hard-won wisdom, with Gostick’s renowned blazing energy, humor and real life examples. Across the globe and into the most recognized companies, Adrian Gostick is helping managers combat one of the most common negative forces in business — smart employees hiding from their potential and never doing more than asked. Gostick shows managers how to:

– Engage or re-ignite an employee’s passion for work
– Stimulate a new-hire’s onboarding experience
– Recognize employees to accelerate performance
– Minimize attrition and increase retention
– Build a culture based on trust and appreciation
– Setting clear goals and seeing the right behaviors

The Invisible Employee keynote is inspiring managers worldwide to create organizations jam-packed with productive employees who feel noticed, valued and appreciated.

 

Full Biography

Adrian Gostick is the author of several
successful
books
on
employee engagement and retention.
The Carrot Principle by Simon &
Schuster has been a New York Times
bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager
has been called a “must read for
modern-day managers” by Larry King
of CNN.
Adrian Gostick is the author of
several
bestselling
books
on
corporate culture, including the New
York Times, USA Today and Wall
Street Journal bestseller The Carrot
ADRIAN GOSTICK
Principle. He also wrote the bestsellers The Integrity Advantage and
The 24-Carrot Manager.
His research on employee engagement has been called a “must read
for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN, “fascinating,” by
Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street
Journal. Adrian’s books have been translated into 20 languages and
are sold in more than 50 countries around the world. As a leadership
expert, he has appeared on numerous national television programs
including NBC’s Today Show and has been quoted in dozens of
business publications and magazines.
Adrian is Vice President of Publishing and Training at O.C. Tanner
Recognition Company. Adrian earned a master’s degree in Strategic
Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is
a guest lecturer on organizational culture

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