Adrian Gostick is a best-selling business author and nationally recognized speaker. He has been called a thought leader in motivating employees. Most everyone that listens to one of his keynote speeches agrees that his presentations are more than motivational and better than business. His content and delivery make his speeches fun and educational.
Adrian Gostick is a global thought leader on workplace strategy and the author of several successful books on employee engagement. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a regular New York Times bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. His latest book, The Orange Revolution, was a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.
His research has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN fame, “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “admirable and startling” by the Wall Street Journal. Adrian’s books have been translated into 20 languages and have sold more than one million copies worldwide. As a leadership expert, he has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, National Public Radio and others, and has been quoted in business publications such as The Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Fortune.
Adrian earned a master’s degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture.
How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results
The authors of theNew York TimesbestsellersThe Carrot PrincipleandThe Orange Revolutionpresent groundbreaking new findings—today’s high-performance organizations have a distinctive kind of culture that leads to astonishing results. Teaming up with research giant Towers Watson, authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton present an unprecedented 300,000-person study conducted during the worst of the recession. Based on this breakthrough research and their extensive consulting experience with the who’s-who of successful companies, they 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, the authors offer specific how-tos for each of the seven steps. Chester will relate fascinating stories of leaders in action that vividly depict just how these powerful methods can be implemented. Audiences will learn:
-The 3 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
The Carrot Principle: Engaging Employees through Recognition
Based on his runaway bestseller, The Carrot Principle workshop or keynote reveals the ground-breaking 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.
The Levity Effect: Creating a Great Workplace
If you think work is no laughing matter, the joke’s on you. The Levity Effect uses serious science to reveal the remarkable power of fun and humor in building a productive, engaged and loyal workforce… and more successful communication.
The Integrity Advantage: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance
In a thought-provoking address, bestselling author Adrian Gostick shows why effective leadership is first and foremost a personal relationship, with trust and credibility as the cornerstones. The author takes attendees through real examples of real managers in action and reveals the key behaviors and characteristics that can strengthen your leaders’ capacity for developing and sustaining trust in their business lives. Gostick will teach participants how to resolve conflicts and tensions on the basis of principles, not positions. He also shows how taking the high road will create a competitive advantage for leaders and their businesses.
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