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The 2020 Expert Webinar Series

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Presented August 19, 2020

By Chester Elton
Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert, The Culture Works

Leading with Gratitude: 8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results

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For leaders (accountants) working to retain great talent & engage their people, the solution might be right under our noses. In Leading with Gratitude, New York Times bestselling author and corporate culture guru, Chester Elton, introduces research that shows how a few vital leadership skills—when done right—can boost employee engagement and reduce turnover. He will also unveil the fascinating science behind why so many managers resist (aka: suck at) something so seemingly simple as gratitude.

Your members will learn:

• How gratitude helps managers understand the value their people are contributing—and what more their team members may have to give

• How appreciation of employee efforts can enhance motivation & productivity, especially during times of change—81% of people say they’d work harder if their boss were more grateful

• How leaders can master this skill to enhance team performance & trust—introducing the 8 most powerful gratitude practices

About Chester Elton
Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert, The Culture Works 

How do today’s best leaders accelerate business results? By engaging their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values. Chester Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees in organizational strategy, vision and values. In his inspiring and always entertaining talks, Elton provides real solutions for leaders looking to build culture, manage change and drive innovation. His work is supported by research with more than a million working adults across the globe, revealing the proven secrets behind high performance cultures and teams. 

Elton is co-founder of The Culture Works, a global training company, and author of multiple award winning, #1 New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, All In, The Carrot Principle and Leading with Gratitude. His books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. He has been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. Elton has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS 60 Minutes, and is often quoted in Fast Company, Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal.

In 2020 Global Gurus research organization ranked Chester #4 among the world’s top leadership experts and #2 among the world’s top organizational culture experts. The Employee Engagement Awards 2020 named him a Top 101 Global Employee Engagement Influencer; and Engagedly named him Top HR Influencer of 2020. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s #MG100 Global Coaches, member of the Fast Company Impact Council, and serves as a board member for Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes. Some of Elton’s clients include globally recognized organizations, GE, Hard Rock Café, and Novartis. And as an executive coach, he has helped high potential leaders at American Express, Cubic, and The World Bank.