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Adrian Gostick

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About Adrian Gostick - Bestselling Leadership Author & Organizational Culture Expert:

How do leaders accelerate business results?  Bestselling leadership author Adrian Gostick addresses this question and many others in his energetic and information packed talks.  A significant part of the recipe for accelerating results is to make work more rewarding for employees.

Adrian Gostick is author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestsellers The Carrot Principle, All In and What Motivates Me. His books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than a million copies around the world. 

If you Google the 30 Top Leadership Gurus, you’ll consistently find Adrian on the list along with Jack Welch and Jim Collins.  As a workplace expert, Adrian was called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King, “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times and “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and CNN, and has been quoted in The Economist, Newsweek, and the Harvard Business Review.

Adrian earned a master’s degree in Leadership from Seton Hall University where he is a guest lecturer on workplace culture.  He is a founding partner of The Culture Works, a global consultancy focused on helping organizations build high-performance work cultures.  He consults and speaks for world class organizations – and those on their way to becoming world class.

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What Adrian Gostick Talks About:

How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results (All In)
The authors of the New York Times bestsellers The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution present 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. Adrian 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

A Culture of Recognition: The Teachings of The Carrot Principle
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 his runaway bestseller, Adrian Gostick 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 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. Adrian 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 building a recognition culture in your organization. Adrian offers a wealth of specific examples, drawn from real-life cases, showing how intentional, purposeful recognition can change your work environment and improve overall productivity. Following the simple steps to becoming a more effective manager and building a recognition culture in your organization.

How One Great Team Can Transform an Entire Organization: The Teachings of The Orange Revolution
The Orange Revolution, recognized worldwide as the premiere book on how breakthrough teams and teamwork revolutionize a company, a community, and the world.

This keynote highlights the key traits found inside the world's most stellar teams. Adrian illustrates the steps these teams took to conquer barriers, exceed expectations, and overcome 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, The Blue Angels, Texas Roadhouse, Apple, and numerous others, Adrian will show 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 greater teamwork and collaboration in your organization through easy prescriptive, outcome-based applications that can be implemented today.

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Adrian Gostick is the undisputed thought leader in employee motivation

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