Episode 18 | Part One: A Conversation with Chester Elton

Episode Information

This week, Clint has a conversation with Chester Elton, the bestselling leadership author and co-founder of The Culture Works professional training and coaching. In part one, Chester talks about the ways to improve your company’s collaboration in the workplace, the importance of ‘soft skills’, why the best team leaders ‘manage to the one’ to increase employee engagement, and how job sculpting can increase your chances of retaining and engaging talented people.

Find Chester online at chesterelton.com, follow Chester on LinkedIn, and check out the Anxiety at Work podcast on Apple or wherever you get your podcasts.

If you’d like to find out more information about Chester’s exclusive offer to listeners of this podcast, email christy@thecultureworks.com.

About Chester Elton:
One of today’s most influential voices in workplace trends, Chester Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values. In his provocative, inspiring and always entertaining talks, #1 bestselling leadership author Chester Elton provides real solutions to leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation, and lead a multi-generational workforce. Elton’s work is supported by research with more than 850,000 working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures and teams.
He has been called the “apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail, “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, and a “must read for modern managers” by CNN. Elton is co-author of the multiple award- winning New York Times and #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership book, All In, The Carrot Principle, and The Best Team Wins. His books have been translated in more than 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

Elton is often quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company and the New York Times. He has appeared on NBC’s Today, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes. In 2018 Global Gurus research organization ranked him as #13 in the world’s top leadership experts and #5 in the world’s top organizational culture experts; and he is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches pay it forward project.
Elton is the co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company and a board member of Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes. He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, AT&T, Avis Budget Group and Procter & Gamble. He is most proud, however, to be the father of four exceptional children- more exceptional now they’ve grown up and left home.