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Our guest is Chester Elton, a #1 New York Times Bestselling Business Author, and an Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement, and Leadership Expert. 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.
Chester is co-author of the multiple award-winning bestselling leadership books including All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude and Anxiety at Work. His books have been translated in 30 languages and have sold 1.6 million copies worldwide. Chester 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.
Also, Chester is the co-founder of The Culture Works 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 and coach to firms such as American Express, The World Bank, Zoox, Momofuku, and the New Jersey Devils of the NHL.
In this episode of Scaling Culture, Ron and Chester discuss:
- What’s driving Chester to write books?
- Random act of kindness and the ripple effect
- Anxiety at work and strategies how leader can spot it, normalize it and make it safe to talk about it
- Gratitude stones, humility, empathy, vulnerability, mental health and how to lead with gratitude
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